Weddings & Receptions

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Chapel Diagram

Pavilion Diagram

Auditorium Diagram

The Alabama 4-H Conference Center features a beautiful open air chapel in a gorgeous natural setting. We offer two locations for your reception in either our open air Pavilion beside Lay Lake or the Auditorium with an exquisite tree top view.

Planning a reception or large event?

  • Pavilion on Lay Lake is ideal for your special occasion, night or day
  • The Auditorium is perfect for large gatherings or banquets of all ages
  • We do not offer wedding catering. You may use any caterer you choose for your wedding with no outside catering fee.
Facilities Times Rate
Chapel & Pavillion 8 am - 10 pm $2,000
Chapel / Auditorium / Catering Kitchen 8 am - 10 pm $3,300
Pavilion only 8 am - 10 pm $1,300
Auditorium only 8 am - 10 pm $2,500
  • Full payment is due no later than two weeks prior to the wedding.
  • A non-refundable 50% deposit is required to guarantee your date. The deposit is also non-transferable.
  • $100 per hour after 10 pm
  • Catering kitchen rental is included on the day of your event, if you have rented the Chapel and Auditorium package. Please note it is not a cooking facility. It has a refrigerator, freezer, warming boxes and stainless steel sink and dishwasher. It is a holding and prep area only.
  • The Pavilion has a storage closet with a refrigerator, freezer and warming box. There is no sink in this storage closet but there is a sink in the bathroom at the Pavilion.
  • Please note that we do not have round tables, those pictured in any photo are brought in by the client. All 4-H Center tables are standard 6 foot rectangular tables (72 x 30 inch).
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Alabama 4-H Center - 892 4-H Road - Columbiana, AL 35051
(205) 669-4241 - Fax (205) 669-1364

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