The Best Wedding Locations, Venues And Sites In Mobile
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Compared to the rest of Alabama, Mobile and is a huge city with a large number of wedding site, wedding location and reception hall options. If you include Daphne and Fairhope into the metro area, you will find an exceptionally wide selection of wedding spots and reception locations. This area has much to offer to engaged couples. Located at the intersection of the Mobile Bay and the Mobile River, the city is the only seaport in Alabama. This abundance of water and plenty of trees makes mobile a fantastic place for an outdoor wedding (during the cooler months). There are plenty of golf courses and parks in the metropolitan Mobile area that have facilites that are available for special events such as wedding receptions. The Mobile Botanical Gardens, Bellingrath Gardens, Bienville Square and Langan Park are some the more well know parks that could be an option as wedding reception location.
Of course, a majority of mobile residents prefer to have their wedding at a their church. It is very common to have the wedding ceremony at a church and then have the wedding reception at another local spot. The reception can be held at a commercial wedding reception venue or a smaller gathering spit. Most engaged couples start their wedding locations search by contacting their preferred church. The most famous churches in the area are the the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Government Street Presbyterian Church and the Christ Church Cathedral, Once you have agreed on a site for the ceremony, you can focus on a unique artistic or historic venue for the reception.
The Mobile area is also very rich in the arts. The Mobile Museum of Art, Saenger Theatre of Mobile, Mobile Symphony, Space 301, Mobile Civic Center, Mobile Ballet and Mobile Opera are just a few of the main cultural attractions that could be an interesting addition to any wedding plan. The area also has an abundance of museums and historic facilities including the Oakleigh Historic Complex, Bragg-Mitchell Mansion, Richards DAR House, Conde-Charlotte House and Vincent-Doan House. The Phoenix Fire Museum, Gulf Coast Exploreum and Dauphin Island Sea Lab are other main attraction that your out-of-town wedding wedding guests may want to visit.
Another great option for a nondenominational ceremony or reception is to host your celebration in one of the historic areas at a B and B or renovated home. The city of Mobile has nine historic districts. The Oakleigh Garden, Lower Dauphin Street, Campground, Old Dauphin Way, Leinkauf, Church Street East, Midtown, Ashland Place, and Detonti Square neighborhoods are all well known for their beautiful Greek revival, colonial revival, Victorian, tutor, and Spanish colonial style. Many these historic neighborhoods have restored homes that lend an air of style and sophistication to any wedding reception. Whether you are planning your wedding inside or out, the Mobile area offers some of the best wedding sites and top reception halls in all of Alabama.