Donnelly House

2838 Highland Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35205 Map · Phone number
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About Donnelly House

The historic Donnelly House, an example of Neo-classical architecture, was built in 1905 as the residence of James W. Donnelly. This magnificent Georgian-colonial mansion features over 12,000 square feet of living space and spectacular white marble floors.

The home was listed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks and Heritage on May 20, 1975. It is also a contributing property to the Highland Avenue Historic District, a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places.

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7 Reviews for Donnelly House

Recommended by 98% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 4.8

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    Courtney · Married on 05/12/2018

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    Thank you to Carl and his staff for making our wedding day the best day of our life’s! Everything about the historic venue made our day so special. Highly recommend the Donnelly House! To the this day our guest still say it was the best wedding ever! Couldn’t have had our wedding at any other venue.

    Sent on 06/02/2018
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    Becca · Married on 04/21/2018

    5.0
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      5.0
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      5.0
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      5.0
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      5.0
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      5.0

    I cannot say enough good things about the Donnelly House.
    Not only is it a beautiful place to get married, Carl was so easy to work with and the food was AMAZING.
    He really helped us think through everything large and small.
    Carl made sure to suggest we take 30 minutes in-between the ceremony and reception to eat. They provided a secluded spot and plates for each of us. I am so thankful we got to taste everything and get some much needed food in our bodies.
    We made a last minute change to the dance floor set up less than an hour before the ceremony and the donnelly house handled it seamlessly.
    Thank you Donnelly House Staff for the most amazing wedding!

    Sent on 04/24/2018
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    Emily · Married on 10/22/2016

    5.0
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      5.0
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      5.0
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    The Donnelly House was the perfect size for our wedding of 125 guests. The staff were very accommodating and easy to work with. The area for the wedding ceremony was also ideal for a group of 125 guests as well. We recommend using the cafe lights over the driveway and yard to enhance your nighttime event.

    Sent on 11/02/2016

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Donnelly House FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 3500.00
  • 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?
    $ 300.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    Clean Up
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake Cutting
    Dessert
    Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 5.00
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    3
  • Describe your venue:
    Historic Building
    Mansion
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Bar Services
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Liability Insurance
    Lighting / Sound
    Outside Vendors
    Pet Friendly
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Family Style
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Open Bar
  • What event items are available?
    Audio Equipment
    Chairs
    Drapery
    Lighting
    Tables
    Tents
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Linens
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Valet
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    April
    May
    June
    October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February

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  • 2838 Highland Avenue South Birmingham, AL, 35205 See on map
    2053695772 (Phone number)
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