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The Dekalb County Tourist Association welcomes you to Lookout Mountain Alabama


Suggested travels plans to Lookout Mountain 

NE Alabama Weddings & Wedding Services

Wedding/Reception Locations Flowers & Catering Courthouse Information

Wedding/Reception Locations

Antebellum Winston Place Bed & Breakfast – Located in Valley Head.  This Historical 1831 Antebellum Mansion was originally the home of the distinguished Winston Family of Winston Hall, Yorkshire, England.  Available for Business meetings, Rehearsal Practice, Receptions, Luncheons and Parties. Call Leslie Bunch at 888-494-6786 or (256) 635-6381 for more information. 

The Barn at Blue Pond Making Dreams come true one at a our goal at The Barn on Blue Pond! There is no day more special as the day two lives decide to become one. This is a Holy Union declared by God. ​ As  parents of two whom have both united in marriage, we realized that living in the country there was a great need for a local facility that can provide the glamour of a Big City Venue.  It is our goal to provide a structure with both a Rustic and Elegant feel.   ​ The Barn at Blue Pond is also available for Corporate Meetings, Banquets, Social Events, Proms, and other events. ​ 9796 BLUE POND BLVD W Sylvania, Alabama. Contact us by phone or email for viewings and questions Roger and Deana Wigley 256-638-5963

The Building – Located in Historic downtown Fort Payne at 301 Gault Ave. North. The 8000 square foot completely renovated historic building gives elegant event hosting a new meaning.  Featuring 2 rooms with full size picture windows that allow downtown to be your backdrop.  We provide a great setting for a wedding, rehearsal dinner, holiday party, banquet, prom and many more events.  Tables and chairs to seat 200 people. For prices and reservations, contact Terry at 256-996-2668 or Lynn at 256-630-9393. 

Cook Castle Events - The Castle specializes in tailor-made private events. Steeped in ’Grand Southern’ tradition, The Castle boasts a 20+ acre estate, a twenty-nine room stone castle, pool house, and a large pool with two tier, stone water fall, inside the walled garden. Immaculately manicured grounds and beautiful woodland gardens that provide an unforgettable event, whether you are inviting 20 or 500.  For more information call 256-845-2286 x7.

DeKalb Theater – Located in Historic Downtown Fort Payne.  Professional sound system available at no extra charge and stage for performances. Theater with bleachers seats 400 people.  Tables & chairs without bleachers seats 150 (dining). Room for 200 standing (dance floor) without tables, chairs and bleachers.  Call (256) 997-0396 for more information and reservations. 

DeSoto Banquet Hall - Situated on the beautiful DeSoto Golf Course, DeSoto Banquet Hall was recently renovated and reopened by the City of Fort Payne. Banquet hall provides tables and chairs for up to 150 people.  Located at 502 Crystal Lake Road in Fort Payne. 256-845-2571  Email

DeSoto State Park Lodge “Mountain Inn Restaurant” – Located just off the Lookout Mountain Parkway in DeSoto State Park. The Canyon Room seats 35-45 people.  DeSoto Room seats 25-30 people.  The Main Dining Room seats 64-70 people.  Call 256-845-5380 or 800-568-8840 for prices and reservations. 

First United Methodist, Christian Life Center – located at 206 Grand Ave. North Fort Payne.  Seats over 300 people.  No political events of any kind allowed. Contact Mary McGuire for prices and reservations at (256) 845-1141. 

Hunt Reception Hall – Located beside the Opera House and Hosiery Museum in Historic Downtown Fort Payne.  Tables and chairs for 110 people.  Call 256-845-6888. 

National Guard Armory –Located at 4206 Gault Ave. North Fort Payne (Old Valley Head Road, between Fort Payne and Valley Head).  Tables and chairs for up to 200 people.  For more information contact Sgt. Ronnie Ouzts or Mark Holland at 256-845-4381 or 256-845-0959.

Mentone Inn - Located at 6139 AL Hwy 117 in the heart of Mentone. Offers a large outdoor venue or an intimate indoor ceremony. Can seat up to 200 outdoors and 25 indoors. Offers onsite catering, flowers and cakes. Limo service upon request. 256-634-4836

Mentone Wedding Chapel - Picture your wedding in this secluded chapel located on Scenic Lookout Mountain. 861 County Road 624, Mentone, Alabama 35984. Minister available. 256-634-4181.  

Ponderosa Bible Camp - Located in Mentone atop Lookout Mountain, our facility is rented August - May for meetings, reunions, retreats and weddings. We offer a beautiful new chapel/meeting room with central heat and air and seating for up to 250. We have a dining hall with seating up to 130. Our staff can cook for your group or you can rent the kitchen and do-it-yourself. Check out our website for group rental information, pricing and photos of our facilities. 256-634-4397

Rainsville Golf & Country Club - Newly constructed, located at 390 Pine Hill Rd., just off main street in Rainsville.  Has Table and chairs for 120 to 150 people. Full Kitchen available. For rental information and pricing, call 256-638-8846.

Rendezvous Event Space - A newly renovated 3200 square feet building with a full kitchen that can be rented for any event! Plan your wedding, reception, reunion, business meeting, corporate event, birthday party, etc. in this unique space. Located in downtown Fort Payne at 202 Gault Ave. North. 256-273-6686

Sweet Seasons Farm - Our Event Barn offers a casual atmosphere with unique charm, for a variety of social events.  From weddings to reunions, the venue is a perfect setting for those wanting a rustic setting with modern amenities.  Our barn and surrounding area will accommodate up to 300 persons, and is available April through November.  We will be happy to discuss your specific needs.  Call 256-635-6791 or email for more information and to reserve your special day. Located at 2339 County Rd. 608 in Valley Head.

Terrapin Hills Country Club - Nestled in the Applachian Mountains of Northeast Alabama, Terrapin Hills Country Club offers rich experiences and beautiful opportunities in the Fort Payne area. We can host up to 250 people seated in the dining room and we also offer catering. Located at 5501 Club Dr. NW in Fort Payne. For questions or more information, please contact Landon at 256-845-4624.  

Tom Bevill Enrichment Center – Located at 115 Main Street Rainsville, beside the Rainsville Church of God and close to Northeast State College. 2 small rooms, 15 people each.   1 medium room, 30-35 people.  Auditorium, 250 people.  Kitchen rented separately.  For events with Live Bands or DJ’s there is a deposit required.  Reservations recommended 6 months in advance.  Call (256) 638-4343. 

Flowers & Catering

Big L BBQ - We have BBQ, Ribs, wings  and more for your special occasion.  Call to check pricing and place an order. Located at 1311 Collier Circle, Rainsville 256-717-8228

Dad's Flowers & Gifts - A unique shopping experience in home decor specializing in everyday arrangements, seasonal or special events, all available in fresh cut flowers, silk, or dried silk botanics. Potted plants and containers also available in season. Free delivery inside Fort Payne city limits. Located at 2302 Gault Ave. N in Fort Payne.  256-254-9464

Eddie's Garden Center & Florist, Inc. - Garden center, florist, water gardens, fish, plants, and supplies. Check out our nurseries for all your plants and floral needs. Located on Alabama Hwy. 75 in Henagar.  256-657-3841

Fyffe Flowers, Gifts & Catering - We are a full service floral and catering shop...We strive to keep up with all the newest trend in all aspects of the floral, cake and food industries. We also strive to have the freshest flowers possible. We offer fresh and silk flowers, cakes and catering for all occasions such as weddings, parties, proms, special occasions etc. We carry some gift items for babies, weddings, sports fans and just everyday gifts for that special person! Located at 1315 Main Street in Fyffe. 256-623-2763

Geraldine Florist - Located at 41615 AL Hwy 75 in Geraldine. 256-659-4457 

Mid Town Grill & Café - Family owned Cafe and Grill offering catering for any event.  Located at 110 Gault Ave N, Fort Payne. 256-273-6112

Sally's Smokin Butt BBQ - Ribs, Brisket, Chicken, and Pork and all the trimmings.  We offer catering for business, personal parties, weddings, and any gathering where you want good food to share. Open Wednesday - Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Located at 2904 Gault Ave S. (Hwy 11) 256-996-5514

 Tiger Lily - Florist, Catering & Gifts - FLOWERS SAY IT ALL! No matter what the occasion, flowers always seem to make it brighter. At Tiger Lily, we boast a very diverse assortment of floral and gift items. Visit us today and choose from our most popular items or describe your ideas to our floral designers and they'll create a unique basket or arrangement that fits your needs and budget. If you are looking for catering, Tiger Lily offers an array of mouthwatering options, from decadent finger foods to full course sit down dinners featuring gourmet salads and casseroles, delicious chocolate dipped strawberries, homemade cheese wafers and much more. Tiger Lily also offers Bridal and Gift Registries. Store Hours are Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm and Saturday 9am to 2pm. Located at 601 Gault Ave. S, Suite 100, in Fort Payne.
256-845-5152 or Email  

The Spot Coffee Shop - Offering Catering for all events.  Located at 101 Gault Ave. N in Fort Payne. 256-979-1287

Traci's Unique Party & Floral Boutique – We provide flower and gift delivery to the Fort Payne, AL area. Send flowers for any occasion. We offer a large variety of fresh flowers, gifts. Enjoy the convenience of safe and secure ordering online 24 hours a day. The goal is to exceed our customers' expectations with quality, value and professional service. 103 Gault Ave N, Fort Payne, AL 35967.  855-845-5806 or 256-845-5806. 

Vicki's Flowers and Gifts -  Located at 475 McCurdy Ave. N in Rainsville and 2236 Main Street in Shiloh area. 256-638-8558 and 256-638-6333. 

Vintage 1889 - Offering Catering for all events. 151 8th Street NE in Fort Payne. 256-845-3380

The Wildflower Cafe & Country Store -  More than a cafe', The Wildflower is a one of a kind experience. Offering Gourmet Coffee, Divine Desserts, Smoothies and Wi-Fi service in a fun atmosphere with exceptional service and great food. Open 7 days for Lunch/Brunch 10am - 2pm.  Open for Gourmet Dining Thursday - Saturday 5pm - 8pm.   Try Wildflower 5-course Gourmet Dinners- prepared by our very own trained chef, Chef Ben.  Reservations suggested for parties of 6 or more or for Gourmet Dinners.  Patio seating is available in warm weather.  Private parties &/or catering requests are gladly accepted.  Live Music on weekends. Wildflower's store also features local art of many mediums, L.C. Moon's Bath and Body Care, Herbs,  Herb tea, AL Dirt Shirts and more...  Located in the Heart of Mentone on Alabama Highway 117.  256-634-0066  Email 

Courthouse Information

Don't forget your marriage license!!

DeKalb County Courthouse Probate Office is located at 300 Grand Ave. SW, Suite 100.

Marriage Licese fees are around $40 and the license is valid for 30 days from date of purchase. Both parties must be 18 years of age and present a valid picture ID, birth certificate or social security card to purchase a marriage license.

You may contact the Probate Office with any further questions at 256.845.8510.

Ronnie Osborn is DeKalb County Probate Judge and can marry you by appointment only.

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