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Our most frequently asked questions.

We’ve compiled a list of frequently asked questions to help answer any inquiries you may have. However, we understand that every wedding is unique, and you may have questions not listed here.

We hope you find the answers to your questions here, but if not, please feel free to contact us directly. We are excited to help make your wedding day an unforgettable experience!


Our venue is nestled in the charming town of Rainbow City, AL, offering a picturesque setting for your wedding. Our Northern Alabama wedding chapel is centrally located and not far from Birmingham and Huntsville AL.

Our venue can comfortably accommodate up to 150 of your loved ones, ensuring an intimate and inviting atmosphere.

Our venue boasts a variety of enchanting outdoor spaces, including a tranquil wooded area, a patio adorned with cafe lights, a charming gazebo, and a beautiful ceremony space nestled among the trees, perfect for up to 50 guests.

In case of inclement weather, we have a contingency plan in place. For larger groups exceeding 100 guests, we can seamlessly flip our chapel to provide a comfortable indoor setting.

Absolutely. You are free to choose how you would like to decorate the space. However, we also have a gorgeous onsite decor closet if you don’t want the hassle of buying your own decor.

We offer dedicated spaces for both the bride and her bridesmaids and the groom and his groomsmen, ensuring that everyone has a comfortable and stylish area to prepare and create cherished pre-wedding memories.

Our venue is adorned with charming cafe lights on the patio, creating a cozy and romantic ambiance that’s perfect for your celebration.

The initial set-up of tables and chairs is expertly handled by our venue staff, leaving you free to focus on your special day.

While we don’t provide overnight accommodations on-site, we can recommend a list of local Airbnb options, as well as nearby hotels like Hampton Inn, Fairfield Inn, and Holiday Inn Express, all within a convenient 15-minute drive.

Rentals in Area Between 15-40 Minute Drive from Evergreen:

  1. Coosa Cottage (Ashville, AL)
  2. Lakefront Guest House (Gadsden, AL)
  3. Condo at River Rocks Landing – Gadsden
  4. Lakefront Home (Gadsden, AL)
  5. AirBnB in Oneonta Loft District (My daughter’s bridesmaids stayed here)
  6. House in Oneonta (30-minute drive)
  7. AirBnB in Albertville, Alabama – The Corner Loft at 75 & Main – Serviced apartments for Rent in Albertville, Alabama, United States

Hotels (At the Atalla, AL Exit Hwy 77 & I-59) next to Cracker Barrel:

  1. Holiday Inn Express
  2. Fairfield Inn & Suites
  3. Hampton Inn & Suites

Yes, we offer well-lit, paved on-site parking to ensure the convenience and safety of your guests.


While we don’t provide an on-site coordinator, we do require that you have one. This ensures that your day runs smoothly and all the details are meticulously attended to.

Yes, you have the option to hire your own wedding planner, bringing your vision to life with the expertise of a professional who understands your unique style and desires.

The timeline for planning your wedding at our venue typically ranges from 4 to 18 months, allowing you ample time to create the day of your dreams.

Yes, a one-hour rehearsal is included in the rental fee, ensuring that your ceremony proceeds flawlessly on your wedding day.

We have no restrictions on music or entertainment. You have the freedom to curate the perfect atmosphere for your celebration.

Certainly! You can have a ceremony rehearsal on-site to ensure that every moment of your special day is picture-perfect.

Yes, our venue is versatile and accommodating, allowing you to host your ceremony and reception at different locations on the property, creating a dynamic and memorable experience for your guests.

Yes, your rental fee includes tables and chairs, making it easier for you to plan your wedding and create a beautiful and comfortable setting for your guests.

We specialize in creating unforgettable weddings that encompass both classic and modern styles, ensuring your celebration reflects your unique love story.


We understand that pets are cherished members of your family. With a proper handler, pets are allowed, but they must be taken off-site during the reception to ensure the comfort and safety of all guests.

Yes, you’re welcome to include sparklers in your celebration, creating a touch of magic and enchantment on our property.

Bar & Catering

No, we do not. Each wedding should be personal and custom, but we have an amazing list of caterers we trust, depending on your style, budget, and dietary preferences.

You may use any caterer you wish if they are licensed and insured. We ask that they are licensed and insured to protect you and your wedding day from mishaps.

Yes, you’re welcome to bring your own alcohol, making it a BYOB affair. However, you must also hire an approved licensed and insured bartending company to serve your beverages.

Yes, our venue is equipped with a caterer’s kitchen and prep area, providing a convenient space for your chosen caterer to prepare and serve delectable dishes.

While we have a recommended list of vendors, it’s not required. You have the freedom to select the vendors that resonate with your wedding vision.

Day Of

Our venue is available for you to access at 7 am on your wedding day, giving you ample time to prepare and savor every moment.

You can enjoy our venue until midnight, allowing you to celebrate your wedding late into the evening.

Yes, we have liability insurance in place to provide peace of mind and security for your event.

The party should conclude no later than 11 pm, with guests departing by midnight to ensure a smooth conclusion to your celebration.

Logistics & Activities

For domestic flights, Birmingham International is the nearest international airport to our venue. For private flights, Gadsden Regional Airport is the closest option.

The area around our venue offers a variety of activities to enjoy. These include hiking, visiting the local movie theater, exploring a nearby winery, and sampling the offerings at Back Forty Brewery. We also recommend:

  • Noccalula Falls offers beautiful waterfalls and a network of hiking trails located just a stone’s throw from the venue.
  • Volt Coffee just a few minutes away in Southside
  • Riverwalk along the Coosa Landing 
  • Imagination Place for Kids

Nearby, you can explore the hiking trails at Noccalula Falls, Little Bridge Marina, the scenic walkway along the Coosa River, James Martin Trail Park, and the picturesque Riverwalk City Park.

Absolutely! We’d be delighted to show you around and discuss how our venue can bring your wedding vision to life.

Booking & Payments

Booking your dream wedding at our venue is simple. Secure your date with a 50% retainer, and the final 50% is due six months prior to your special day.

To reserve a date for your wedding, simply choose your preferred package and secure it with a 50% retainer. This is followed by signing a contract to confirm your special day.

The retainer is due immediately to ensure that your wedding date is reserved exclusively for you.

Couples are required to purchase a day-of-event policy ($100-$200), adding an extra layer of security to your celebration.

The final payment is due six months before your wedding, allowing you to complete your preparations and anticipate your big day with confidence.

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Happily Ever After

If this sounds like your dream wedding, take the next step.

Are you ready to start planning your dream wedding? Our expert team will guide you and ensure every detail is taken care of, so you can focus on enjoying your special day.

Contact our team to ask questions, check date availability, and schedule a tour. Come see the magic of Evergreen for yourself. Let us help you create memories that will last a lifetime!

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“We absolutely adored Evergreen! The location was perfect giving a beautiful backdrop with the cutest chapel! Teresa was extremely responsive and such a big help as we were planning. Everything was perfect with the best hosts!”