Steps to having a beautiful wedding at Sweet Gum Bottom:


Step 1: Initial contact

Step 2: Make appointment to tour the property 

Step 3: Total event pricing will be calculated and presented

Step 4: Secure the facility for your date with a deposit

Step 5: Meet with coordinator to make final plans and discuss placement of vendors


Wedding Chapel and reception center: $1100.00


Your time begins after 4:00pm the day prior to the wedding and all day, the day of the wedding. Additional time may be purchased at the rate of $100 per day. 

 

Drip less candles may be burned.

The bridal dressing suite and gentleman's parlor may be added for $125 each.


The reception center rental includes:

  • 8 sixty inch round tables 
  • 75-100 indoor chiavarie chairs. 
  • 8 -120” white tablecloths.

The rental includes limited the use of the kitchen if we do not cater. We may discuss the availability of the kitchen if needed.


This package does not include the wedding coordinator, but we suggest she be added to help you with your planning at Sweet Gum Bottom. For the chapel package, the fee is $200.

 

 


Sweet Gum Bottom Garden Wedding and Reception Pricing: $2400.00


The garden wedding package includes:

  • the use of the garden area and location for the wedding and reception.
  • Your time begins after 4:00pm the day prior to the wedding and all day, the day of the wedding. Additional time may be purchased at the rate of $100 per day. 
  • You will have the use of the Bridal Dressing Suite to dress in and the Gentleman’s Parlor for the men to dress in. You can enjoy a bottle of sparking juice, assorted cheese tray and crackers, complementary for both ladies and gentlemen's dressing suites.
  • 100 white resin or natural resin chairs
  • 13 – five foot round tables and white tablecloths                                              
  • 1 – Eight foot. buffet table and white tablecloth
  • 1 – Six foot buffet table and white tablecloth
  • 2 – 48 inch round tables and white tablecloths
  • 2 trash receptacles and a start up of trash bags (4)

Also include in this package is our Sweet Gum Bottom Wedding Coordinator: 

  • She will meet with the Bride and others of her choice to plan the event (a maximum of 2 work sessions) and to answer questions concerning timelines, placements and other details concerning your event. Additional meetings may be scheduled with an additional charge of $$25 per hour.
  •  Be on hand at check in and during rehearsal.
  •  Be on hand the day of the wedding to assure that rental items provided by Sweet Gum Bottom are on site.
  • Bring reception to a close, to insure that property is returned to the condition it was found in and to direct the return placement of rental items.

What the wedding coordinated is not responsible for:


Decorating, food, music, photography, directing the processional, set up, breakdown, running errands, childcare, beverages or meals for wedding party (water is provided) and clean up.



****     Items may be upgraded or added with an additional charge. Inquire about tons of other rental items.



Rental Items: 


We have a vast array of rental items available for your perfect day. Ask about these additional items and more.

  • farm tables
  • wooden benches for ceremony
  • chandeliers
  • assorted vintage china
  • assorted vintage wooden chairs
  • wooden pedestals 
  • Bistro lights
  • catering supplies
  • serving dishes
  • martini glasses

and more! Request (via email) a link to view some of these items.


  

Let's Run Off:  $805.00


This package is available Sunday - Thursday and includes a Chapel Ceremony or Garden Wedding for bride and groom.

  • one room to dress in
  • one brides rose bouquet (1 dozen roses) 
  • one grooms rose boutonniere 
  • the honeymoon suite for one night
  • minister to perform ceremony. 

Should we have an available time on the weekend, you may request it. But we cannot book on the weekends more than 4 weeks in advance.  


Small wedding:  $785.00


This package is available Sunday - Thursday. 

  • Chapel Ceremony or Garden Wedding for up to 20 guests, including bride and groom, 
  • one room to dress in, 
  • honeymoon suite for one night. 

The minister is included. Should we have an available time on the weekend, you may request it. But we cannot book on the weekends more than 4 weeks in advance.

Intimate ceremony:   $350.00

This package is available Sunday - Thursday and includes a Chapel or Garden ceremony for Bride and Groom only. Minister included.

  

Should we have an available time on the weekend, you may request it. But we cannot book on the weekends more than 4 weeks in advance. 

For a larger wedding party, the open garden area provides a romantic setting for the ceremony. When reserving the bed and breakfast for your wedding, you will have use of the facilities for your rehearsal the evening before and the B&B from 8:30 a.m. until the ceremony is over on the day of the wedding. You may begin your decorating after 4:00 p.m. the day prior to the ceremony.
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27761 Straughn School Road, Andalusia, Alabama 36421
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