DeSoto State Park

1299 Blalock Dr. NE, Fort Payne, AL 35967 Map · Phone number
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About DeSoto State Park

DeSoto State Park is a park and outdoor wedding venue located in Fort Payne, Alabama. This venue is conveniently situated near big cities such as Chattanooga, Atlanta, Birmingham, and Huntsville. Local couples as well as couples hosting destination weddings will find it easy to get to. Additionally, due to its location in Northeast Alabama, your entire wedding party will be able to enjoy plenty of scenic views and exciting activities during your stay. Guests can enjoy water activities ranging from kayaking to fishing. You can also get up close and personal with nature through picniking, hiking, and embarking on wildflower expeditions. While the property was originally developed back in the 1930s, it has been carefully maintained and complemented by these kinds of activities and many more to provide you with the most magical wedding experience imaginable.

Facilities and Capacity

DeSoto State Park is located on 3,502 acres. The park itself is also situated right on Lookout Mountain so you will have plenty of scenic backdrops when you exchange your vows. In fact, there are waterfalls, rushing creeks, lush woods, and wildflowers all throughout the property. You will find sites perfect for hosting all stages of your wedding, such as the rehearsal dinner, engagement party, bridal shower, ceremony, and reception. Depending on your needs and style, there are indoor as well as uncovered outdoor sites to choose from. After your wedding is over, you and your guests can continue your stay and spend some more time adventuring. There are mountain chalets, log cabins, and campground options available for you to choose from. There are even options for full-hookup tent and RV sites.

Services Offered

When you host your wedding at DeSoto State Park or spend the night, you will be able to enjoy a wide range of amenities such as trails, picnic pavilions, and tours. Parking and wheelchair access is also provided to the entire wedding party. To make planning for your wedding a breeze, the team can assist with event planning. Couples can choose from all-inclusive packages along with rentals such as tables, chairs, and lighting/ sound.

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DeSoto State Park FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 850.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 850.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 850.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 850.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Event Planning, Glassware, Lighting/Sound, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Dessert, Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 50.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Limited Bar
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 4
  • Describe your venue: Campsite/Cabin, Government Building, Historic Building, Hotel, Park, Resort, Restaurant
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Accommodations, All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Get Ready Rooms, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s)
  • What bar services do you provide? Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Wine, Limited Bar, Specialty Beer
  • What event items are available? Chairs, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Flatware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? May, June, July, August, September, October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, April, November, December

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  • 1299 Blalock Dr. NE Fort Payne, AL, 35967 See on map
    256-845-5380 (Phone number)

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