Welcome to Fernwood, Event Venue, located in the heart of Scottsboro, Alabama, at the foot of the Cumberland Mountains. Fernwood is a beautiful Greek Revival home built in 1924 by Claude and Veda Spivey. This gracious two-story home stands proudly on its large, two acre plus lot on Scott Street, just a few blocks from the historic Scottsboro Town Square and is included on the Alabama Historical Commission's Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage. A true southern treasure; Fernwood will provide the perfect setting for your next gala affair - Romantic weddings, festive parties, family gatherings and business affairs. Its expansive veranda beckons one to come, relax and bask in the atmosphere of a fading but not forgotten genteel south. An outdoor wedding ceremony will be enchanting. You and your loved one will feel right at home on the huge front lawn with the pond and sprawling fields. The indoor reception areas are classic and elegant, and will provide an excellent space for you and your family to celebrate your wedding evening.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 60 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 150 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 150 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 7:00AM. Events must end by 10:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $2,000 for a ceremony and reception and includes 12 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. Please inquire with venue for ceremony only wedding options.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Fernwood is estimated at between $4,302 and $6,133 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Outdoor lighting
Day of onsite manager
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot
Tables and chairs provided for up to 50 guests

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Music must end by 10:00PM