Right in the heart of Homewood, AL, Christopher Glenn is but a few minutes walk to anything your out of town guests would need when they come to stay for your wedding. With one of Birmingham’s luxury hotels (Aloft Valley Hotel), eateries, coffee shops, and local shopping experiences, your guests will feel like royalty at this upscale wedding venue.
If you are looking to have a more intimate wedding where it feels like you are just in your comfy backyard, but still want the convenience of working with vendors and a venue, Christopher Glenn is perfect for you. The most popular spot at this venue for your wedding ceremony is their courtyard. Classically designed, complete with a stone fountain and decorative trees, you cannot go wrong with daytime and nighttime ceremonies alike at this wedding venue.
Of course, as a wedding photographer, I must point out that getting lovely photos of your ceremony and reception alike couldn’t be easier at Christopher Glenn! Filled with natural light and white walls, it makes for the most perfect blank canvas to really help your style to shine.
When it comes to rain on your wedding day, especially in the south, having a backup plan is key to the success of your wedding day. The most important thing to remember is that at the end of the day, you will be married – and that is the best news of all! But second to that, having a vendor team that is experienced and knows how to make things happen is also key to a successful rainy wedding day. One of the things that is great about Christopher Glenn is that the courtyard can be tented! This is great news for outdoor ceremonies and receptions alike!
We all know that food is often the most important part of any given day, especially on your wedding day. You will want to make sure your guests are wowed by the meal, and also you want to remember how good the food is on your wedding day! With Christopher Glenn’s open vendor policy, this means you can have the food of your dreams with any caterer you choose! The venue has a kitchen for caterers to perfectly prepare your meal.
While the venue itself is very conveniently located in Homewood, parking can often be a concern for any destination in this part of town. At Christopher Glenn, there is convenient parking for both guests and vendors alike! While there is limited onsite parking, and is an actual parking garage locate only a 5 minute walk to the venue. This is great news for guest lists of any size.
Why yes, I did! Did you know that Christopher Glenn has a sister property right next door? The Farrell is Birmingham’s hottest new wedding venue, and offers unique opportunities for brides planning their wedding. If you book one venue, you will also receive a discount for the other venue! A lot of brides love to have a courtyard wedding at Christopher Glenn, and then walk over to the Farrell for their reception! Read more about the Farrell here!
I hope this blog post has been helpful for you as you search for the perfect wedding venue in Birmingham, AL!
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