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The Best Event Venues in Birmingham
1701 Valley View Drive, Birmingham, AL 35209
Hours: Monday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Atop Red Mountain on a 124-foot pedestal, the world’s largest cast iron statue overlooks the city of Birmingham. The park grounds and observation tower surrounding Vulcan offer breathtaking panoramic views of downtown Birmingham and the area – an ideal first stop to introduce you to the city, day or night. With three different venue options with beautiful Birmingham views, you truly cannot go wrong hosting an event of almost any size!
2612 Lane Park Road, Birmingham, AL 35223
Hours: Dawn to dusk, 365 days a year
Promoting public knowledge and appreciation for plants, gardens and the environment as a whole, Birmingham Botanical Gardens is a beautiful 67.5-acre living museum. Thanks to free admission and more than 30 themed gardens, an entire day can easily be spent exploring all of the scenes from different cultures and collections. From horticulture, floral photography and yoga classes to plant sales, summer workshops and the only public horticultural library in the United States, there are ample opportunities at Birmingham Botanical Gardens for learning and developing a greater appreciation for the natural beauty that mother nature provides.
120 19th Street N., Suite 200, Birmingham, AL 35203
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For work events, collaborations, meetings, networking and more, Forge is the top co-working space in Birmingham. In the heart of downtown Birmingham is a co-working space unlike anything the Magic City has seen before – an inviting 13,000 square foot office created for professionals from all industries to be creative, network, hold meetings and grow their businesses. Flexible office spaces allow for the change of scenery many people need in order to focus. The large windows, modern decor and locally-sourced snacks create a space that fosters productivity while remaining comfortable and welcoming. From private offices to large conference rooms, Forge has a workspace that will fit any business’s need.
1928 1st Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
One of the South’s most notable architectural landmarks, The Elyton Hotel provides guests with a truly Birmingham experience. In the heart of downtown, this high-class accommodation is surrounded by historic attractions, locally-owned boutiques, award-winning culinary concepts and a bustling financial district – making it perfect for leisure and business travelers alike. Host your seasonal soiree, rehearsal dinner, wedding or any celebration at The Elyton!
386 Talladega Springs Rd, Sylacauga, AL 35151
Located in Sylacauga, Alabama, in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, Pursell Farms boasts 3,500 acres of pure Southern comfort. This luxury resort offers unparalleled experiences for those who have a special appreciation for the outdoors. With activities from horseback riding, yoga and walking history tours to UTV mountain tours, ORVIS sporting clays and fly-fishing, there is something for everyone. A massage at Spring House Spa followed by dinner at Arrington or Old Tom’s Pub is the perfect way to end the day after all the activities! The accommodations are as awe-inspiring as the views from the farm. Get a good night’s rest at a room in The Inn, enjoy scenic mountain views in one of the cottages or experience a bit of the colonial south in The Orvis Farmhouse. Additional accommodations include The Cabins, Parker Lodge and Hamilton Place. There is no shortage of Southern hospitality at Pursell Farms.
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