Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion

Indoor and outdoor spaces, BYO, Upgraded rentals included

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Starting at $4,224 for 50 Guests

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Starting at $4k for 50 Guests
Starting at $4k for 50 Guests

Venue capacity

up to 250

Starting price

$4K to start

Peak Season



Ceremony / Reception
Indoor / Outdoor

Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion Overview

Nestled in the beautiful Tuscaloosa, Alabama, The Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion is the wedding venue of your dreams. The Jemison-Van de Graaff Mansion is a stunning Italianate house built between 1859 and 1862. The mansion simply exudes an ornate air of elegance and romance. Many enjoy an outdoor ceremony on the lawn at the Jemison- Van de Graaff Mansion. The lush lawn features a fountain and is a charmed site on a warm sunny day. Afterwards, move to the porch for an hour of cocktails and appetizers. A wedding reception can take place inside or outside under a tent, either provide an extravagant atmosphere. When celebrating indoors your special day will be infused with historic grace. Antique furnishings throughout the mansion create the feeling of celebrating in another era. Simple decorations such as floral centerpieces and candles will transform the interior quickly to an inviting, luxurious space. Dine and dance well into the evening. The many rooms of the mansion provide guests with the opportunity to explore and roam throughout your special day.

Venue Notes

The gold package rental fee is $2,800 for a ceremony and reception and includes 8 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. The diamond package rental fee is $4,800 for a ceremony and reception and includes 10 hours of event time including set up and clean up time and a 4 hour rehearsal time the day before. The fee for a ceremony only wedding ranges from $500 to $1,800. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $125/hr. A refundable security deposit of $500 is required.

Amenities And Requirements


Bride's dressing area
Ceremony arch
Complimentary bridal suite
Dance floor
Groom's dressing area
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot
Outdoor lighting
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Upgraded chairs


- Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors- Approved outside caterer allowed- BYO alcohol- Music must end by 11:00PM- Smoking in designated areas only- Venue must approve all decorations