The Upstairs at Avondale 201 41st Street South • Birmingham • AL 35222


The Upstairs at Avondale

201 41st Street South
Birmingham, AL 35222
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Why You'll Love This Place

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  • Occupying the second-floor loft of Avondale Brewing Company's historic building, this intimate venue blends a cool, industrial aesthetic with warm, vintage charm.
  • The interior boasts gleaming wood flooring, brick walls, and the original exposed-rafter ceiling. Rows of windows and a skylight bring in lots of natural light, and the space works beautifully with a range of décor choices.
  • You can pair your meal with Avondale's exceptional brews—saisons, sours, lagers, and more—each of which has a great local story to match its name.

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Prices: What's this going to cost?


Rental Fee
  • $3,000/event and up
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Event duration
    • Type of event
  • The wedding rental fee starts at $3,000 for an 8-hour rental (additional time is $300/hour). Tables & chairs for 75 are included.

    The rehearsal dinner fee starts at $1,750 for a 6-hour rental (additional time is $200/hour).

Ceremony Fee
  • $100–300/event
  • Ceremony fee varies depending on:
    • Event duration
    • Room flip

Meals (when priced separately)
  • Arrange through an outside caterer.
  • Bar service is by consumption. Beer is $6/glass, wine ranges $8–10/glass, and cocktails range $8–12/glass.

Additional Info
  • The service charge is $100 or 20% of the bar tab, whichever is greater.

Capacity

Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 100 0
Cocktails, etc. Standing 140 0
Reception Seated 90 0
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 75.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Small Wedding
  • All-Inclusive
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • Late Night
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info

Price

$ • $$

Catering

BYO

Alcohol

In-house

Beer, wine, and liquor is available.


Amplified Music

Indoors

Wheelchair Access

Not wheelchair accessible

Availability

Wedding ceremonies: November–February, daily, 10am–11:30pm.
Wedding receptions & rehearsal dinners: Year-round, daily, anytime.

Venue Type

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

  • Brewery / Distillery
  • Loft / Warehouse / Industrial
  • Historic / Landmark Building

Venue Views

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  • Cityscape

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