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NorthRiver Yacht Club

Tuscaloosa, AL View map
Rating 4.9 out of 5
31 reviews

About

NorthRiver Yacht Club welcomes you to one of the most unique wedding venues in the Southeast. Being honored to be chosen as the Best Wedding Venue in Tuscaloosa in 2018 and 2019, NorthRiver is known for our elegant spaces, breathtaking views and welcoming atmosphere. It is the perfect place for the once-in-a-lifetime wedding of your dreams! We would be honored to give you the fairy tale wedding that you have always dreamed of.

NorthRiver Offers:

  • Multiple Indoor and Outdoor Ceremony locations
  • Panoramic Views of Lake Tuscaloosa
  • Full Wedding locations to suit your vision- from classy upscale to casual lakefront weddings
  • The space and ability to host weddings for groups of 30 to 500
  • Full Catering Services (we are the sole catering and bar provider on property at NorthRiver)
  • Full Bar Services - from a light champagne toast to a full scale top shelf bar, we've got you covered!
  • No Vendor Limitations - Bring in vendors you already know or choose from our list of experienced vendors
  • Access to the venue on your special day from 8am-midnight with suites for the bridal party and groomsmen to relax, get ready and enjoy their day.
  • A Troon managed 54 room boutique hotel steps away from the yacht club building that offers rooms blocks for weddings booked at NorthRiver.

We value our brides and grooms and know that weddings can be stressful to plan and execute - Our wedding packages are designed to include as many services as we can offer you so that your venue is not one of the details you'll have to worry about on your wedding day!

Wedding Packages Include:

  • No Hourly Limits - Use the building from 8 a.m.- 11:45 p.m.
  • Set up & Clean up of Ceremony & Reception areas
  • Rehearsal Time on the day before your wedding
  • Dressing Rooms for the wedding party
  • Ivory, White or Black Linens
  • All necessary Reception Tables, Chairs, Tableware, Glassware, ect.
  • Unlimited Phone or In-Person meetings with our experienced Event Planners to help you select your menus, drinks, and floor plans

We would love to give you a tour of the NorthRiver property and introduce you to the breathtaking venue we call home.

Enjoy more pictures of our venue on our online gallery - http://northriveryachtclub.pixieset.com/nrychighlights/

Feel free to call us at 205-343-4581 and we will be happy to answer any questions you may have.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Server(s)

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Campsite/Cabin
Country/Golf Club
Historic Building
Inn/B&B
Rooftop
Waterfront

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?

All Inclusive Packages
Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Chairs
Furniture
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

February
March
April
May
June
July
August
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
September
October

31 Reviews

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Rated
4.9
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Recommended by 98% of couples
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    Ansley E. Married on 12/14/2019
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    Amazing job!

    The whole team was phenomenal. They made the day so easy!

    NorthRiver Yacht Club's reply:

    Thank you Ansley! We loved being a part of your special day. We wish you and Casey all the best throughout the years to come!
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    Gabby L. Married on 10/26/2019
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    Best place to have a wedding! They make sure everything is done exactly the way you want!

    Hannah was absolutely amazing! Anything I wanted she made sure it happened. The day of the wedding my family and I along with our parties were taken such great care of. The staff is amazing and the venue itself is breath taking.

    NorthRiver Yacht Club's reply:

    Thank you so much for the review Gabby! Congratulations again to you and Taylor! Best wishes for many great years to come!
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    Lauren Married on 08/24/2019
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    Great venue

    NorrhRiver was the perfect venue for our wedding. Hannah helped us so much along the way. The food was amazing and Guest complimented it all night long. They are very easy to work with. Beautiful venue. Great photo spots down by the captains cabin. NorthRiver yacht club is the best venue

    NorthRiver Yacht Club's reply:

    Hi Lauren,
    Thank you so much for your review! Congratulations to you and Jacob! We hope your wedding was just the start of many amazing years to come!

Awards

  • 31
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner

Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements
Live Free Photography Live Free Photography Wedding Photographers

Exceptional venue! Totally unique atmosphere! The vibes are welcoming, southern bohemian, and classic. We would recommend this place to any bride looking for the perfect location.

Special Events - A Game Day Tents Company Special Events - A Game Day Tents Company Photo Booths

With views of Lake Tuscaloosa combined with a perfectly manicured golf course and multiple gorgeous event venues, you can't beat North River Yacht Club for hosting your next meeting, event or wedding reception. We've partnered with the experienced planners at North River multiple times and have always enjoyed their professionalism and flexibility.

heidi elnora Atelier heidi elnora Atelier Wedding Dresses

What and incredible and unique venue in the most gorgeous setting in Tuscaloosa! Between the amazing decor and first-class level of service, you cannot go wrong with choosing North River Yacht Club! XO, heidi elnora Atelier Team

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3100 Yacht Club Way NE Tuscaloosa, AL, 35406
2053434402
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NorthRiver Yacht Club frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at NorthRiver Yacht Club?

NorthRiver Yacht Club includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables

At NorthRiver Yacht Club, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?

NorthRiver Yacht Club includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Server(s)

At NorthRiver Yacht Club, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at NorthRiver Yacht Club includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • House Beer
  • House Liquor
  • House Wine

What are the most important characteristics of NorthRiver Yacht Club in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by NorthRiver Yacht Club for wedding events is known for:
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall
  • Campsite/Cabin
  • Country/Golf Club
  • Historic Building
  • Inn/B&B
  • Rooftop
  • Waterfront

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at NorthRiver Yacht Club for wedding events?

NorthRiver Yacht Club offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does NorthRiver Yacht Club offer?

NorthRiver Yacht Club offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does NorthRiver Yacht Club offer for wedding events?

NorthRiver Yacht Club offers the following services for wedding events:
  • All Inclusive Packages
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Outside Vendors
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does NorthRiver Yacht Club have available for wedding events?

NorthRiver Yacht Club offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Audio Equipment
  • Chairs
  • Furniture
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend NorthRiver Yacht Club and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

NorthRiver Yacht Club is recommended by 77% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.9 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 5 in quality of service, 5 in professionalism, 4.9 in flexibility, 4.9 in value and 4.8 in average response time.

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