Vendor Features, Weddings

Oak Meadow Event Center

Oak Meadow Event Center is a beautiful family-owned wedding venue right of Highway 144 Ohatchee, Alabama just one hour from Birmingham, 2 hours from Atlanta, and 30 minutes from Gadsden.

Oak Meadow Event Center began when Joy Acker had a vision of an all-white farmhouse-style building with the capability to handle the unpredictable weather in Alabama as well as offer something totally unique in style and experience.

Nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains, the venue sits on a tiny hill surrounded by Oak trees. It’s an all-white modern-day farmhouse with vaulted ceilings, a beautiful fireplace, and a bridal suite laced with shiplap. It is such a beautiful space with so much natural light! You can make your wedding vision come to life in this state of the art facility, and the truly personal touch of being a family-owned and operated business makes Oak Meadow a stand out venue in the wedding industry.

You can have your wedding ceremony inside the Great Room or outside in the Courtyard. Some couples will do a cocktail hour outside on the porch or even an outdoor reception in the courtyard with the ceremony inside! There are so many ways you can configure this beautiful venue!

Oak Meadow Event Center Weddings

Oak Meadow is the perfect play for your dream wedding with beautiful modern farmhouse vibes, a 600 square foot bridal suite, vaulted ceilings, and breathtaking outdoor spaces. Learn a little more about what is included when you book Oak Meadow for your wedding!

On your wedding day, you have access to the Venue Property + Climate Controlled Facility which includes:

  • The Great Room (enclosed venue, gas fireplace, vaulted ceilings, floral rings, 72” television for slideshows)
  • Covered Porch (ceiling fans, 55” television, Portable Bar, Heaters)
  • Courtyard + Outdoor Stage (including string lights)
  • Bridal and Groom’s Suite
  • Bonus Room (vintage table + 2 chairs for a private meal before the reception)
  • Guest Bathrooms (men + women guest bathrooms w/ 2 stalls each)
  • Prep Kitchen (ice machine, commercial refrigerator, 3 stainless steel sinks, utility sink, microwave, ample countertop space, private parking for vendors)
  • Tables and Chairs
  • White and/or Black Table Linens
  • Set-up, Takedown, + Clean-up
  • 1 Oak Meadow Staff member on the day of the event
  • Sound System for basic sound needs (i.e. background music + playlists)
  • 1 Parking Attendant day of the event for 150 guest or more
  • Access to any Oak Meadow Décor, Freestanding Stable Doors, 4 Patio Heaters, Portable Bar, etc.
  • Use of Venue for Engagement or Bridal Portraits prior to Wedding Date (appointments must be scheduled)

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the capacity of the building?
300 (this includes the wedding party, staff, etc)
How many guests can be seated for an indoor or outdoor ceremony?
250
Can I do a formal plated dinner at the reception?
Yes. The maximum number of guests that can be seated at round tables is approximately 150, depending on the layout. However, keep in mind Oak Meadows does not flip the room when there is a plated meal which means your ceremony must be outside in the courtyard.
What is the average budget for a wedding at Oak Meadow?
In general, we believe the average budget of a couple getting married at Oak Meadow is between $20,000-$25,000 (including all major vendors) depending on the package and guest list size. We have had some creative couples with smaller guests lists host lovely weddings in the $15,000-$20,000 range, and we have also had couples host events with significantly larger budgets.
What is your wedding vendor policy?
We have an open vendor policy. However, please consult them before hiring your caterer.
How does parking work at Oak Meadows?
We have parking for approximately 100 cars. Our parking lot is well lit and very close to the venue.

Schedule a Tour of Oak Meadows Event Center

If you want to learn more about touring or planning a wedding at Oak Meadows click here and schedule your visit today! Let us know if you have any questions about this beautiful venue, and if you are still looking for a videographer for your wedding, we would love to talk with you!

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