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NorthRiver Yacht Club - Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Nestled up against Lake Tuscaloosa, just north of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, lies the stunning NorthRiver Yacht Club.

Named the “Best Wedding Venue” in Tuscaloosa, AL in 2018 and 2019, NorthRiver is best known for its stunning waterfront views and relaxed, welcoming atmosphere. The staff has years of experience helping families plan their entire celebration from start to finish. The NorthRiver team can handle everything from catering to decorations and more, allowing you to relax and enjoy your special day without stress. It is truly the perfect place to plan a wedding or reception that’s all your own.

NorthRiver Yacht Club Venues

NorthRiver Yacht Club is where the simplicity of country life meets the elegance of days gone by. This sprawling estate features countless venues and spaces to hold the wedding of your dreams, each with its own unique style. Each building offers a variety of amenities to make your wedding day that much more special.

Below are just a few of the venues NorthRiver has to offer.

The Yacht Club Building is the primary event venue at NorthRiver. With over 10,000 sq. ft. of space decorated in elegant black and gold tones, it’s an ideal location for larger weddings and receptions.

The Grand Salon is an upper-floor ballroom incorporating rustic hardwood flooring with sweeping views of the lake outside. The soaring, vaulted ceilings make the space feel light and airy, making it perfect for nearly any event.

The Ship’s Bar features a casual rounded bar and nautical decor. It’s perfect for more intimate receptions featuring 40 guests or less, and comes complete with a 10 ft. tall model ship, raised ceilings, and stained glass.
Captain's Cabin at NorthRiver Yacht Club

The China Trade Room and Bridal Suite is an excellent and exquisitely designed space your bridal party can use to prepare for the ceremony. Located on the top floor of the Yacht Club Building, this venue can accommodate up to 30 guests.

The Outdoor Terrace sits atop the Yacht Club Building and offers gorgeous views of Tuscaloosa Lake and the NorthRiver estate. It’s a great choice for couples looking to host their ceremony, reception, or cocktail hour outside.

The Captain’s Cabin is another stunning outdoor venue that can accommodate 175 reception guests or 100 seated guests. The historic, restored log cabin and gorgeous views make it the perfect backdrop for any celebration.

NorthRiver Yacht Club Wedding Amenities

Ship's Bar at NorthRiver Yacht ClubIn addition to the venues mentioned above, NorthRiver also offers guests:

- The ability to host weddings for groups ranging from 30 to 500 guests
- Full catering services
- Full bar services
- No vendor limitations
- Venue access from 8 am-midnight on the day of the event
- An onsite, boutique hotel

NorthRiver also offers wedding packages to help couples make their special day less stressful. These packages include rehearsal time, setup/cleanup crews, dressing rooms, linens, tables, chairs, cutlery, and unlimited meeting time with in-house event planners to ensure every detail, from the menu to the seating chart, is perfect.

For more information on NorthRiver Yacht Club, visit their website or give them a call at 205-343-4581.
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