Cypress Inn Pavilion 501 Rice Mine Road • Tuscaloosa • Alabama 35406

Cypress Inn Pavilion

501 Rice Mine Road
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35406

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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • Located on four acres of gardens on the banks of the Black Warrior River, this Tuscaloosa restaurant built of cypress wood is naturally beautiful. The arbor overlooking the waterfront offers an intimate outdoor ceremony setting.
  • The reception room is softly lit and easily customizable, with large roll-up windows opening onto an airy deck and patio that serves as an additional area for guests to mingle. Tables, chairs, and linens, as well as all setup and breakdown, are included with the rental.
  • Using local ingredients and heirloom family recipes, the exclusive in-house Cypress Inn Catering provides an extensive array of buffet and plated dinner menu options. Full bar service stations with bartenders are also available.


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Prices: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $750–4,500/event
  • All rentals include:

    • 4-hour event time, plus 1-hour setup time prior to rental
    • Use of the venue's tables, chairs, and white linens, plus setup & teardown
    • A Cypress Inn staff representative for the duration of the event
    • Use of the Bridal Suite (ceremony only)
    • Add-on the Sandbar Room for the groom & groomsmen for $300
    • 1-hour ceremony rehearsal the day prior to the wedding
    • Dance floor, microphone, podium, WiFi, and projector & screens
    • Additional hours may be added at 10% of the room rental fee per hour

    Friday AND Saturday | $4,500
    Friday OR Saturday | $3,000
    Sunday | $1,500
    Thursday | $1,000
    | $750

Package Prices
  • $30–55/person
Food & Beverage Minimum
  • $600–3,000/event
  • Food & Beverage minimum varies depending on:
    • Day of week
Service Charge or Gratuity
  • 20%


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 250 200
Cocktails, etc. Standing 250 250
Reception Seated 250 200
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 220.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Small Wedding
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • Late Night
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info


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Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily. All evening events must end no later than 1:30am.

Venue Type

Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:

  • Banquet Hall / Events Facility
  • Garden
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Restaurant
  • River

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Creek / River
  • Forest / Woods
  • Fountain / Water Feature
  • Garden
  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Panoramic


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