1. Otter Creek Farm: a STUNNING wedding venue | Southern Chic vibes

Congratulations, you just got engaged!! You’ve set a date, and excitement is through the roof as you start on your wedding checklist. There’s the flowers, the food, the band, but before anything else, the venue. Well, if you book at Otter Creek Farm wedding venue, then your venue will be the first and last thing you check off your list!

The owners of Otter Creek Farmstead & Distillery in Ohatchee, AL want to make planning your day a breeze. So, they bundle their venue packages with the wedding planning services of Rebecca Williamson. Rebecca will connect you with vendors that suit your unique tastes and personalities to give you the best day possible.

And really, that’s just the icing on the cake!

Let me tell you what really makes Otter Creek Farm wedding venue stand apart

For starters, the location. The farmstead sits among the rolling foothills of the breathtaking Appalachian Mountains. Thus there are tons of great places for photos — it’s really hard to go wrong!

Secondly, the property. Beautifully kept lawns, wood and stone structures, large ring chandeliers, coupled with countless other little details make Otter Creek Farm an incredible collision of southern elegance and country chic charm. You will be amazed when you see it for yourself!

You and your bridesmaids will get ready in the bridal suite just off the Grand Room, or if you prefer you can rent the Hill Cottage. Either way, you will have all you need for a good time with your girls, prepping in luxury and style!

Meanwhile, the groom and his men will get ready in the distillery tasting room. With a TV, full kitchen, and private bathroom, they’ll have no complaints while they all get ready.

Otter Creek Farm wedding venue gorgeous portraits of a bride smiling with a wall behind her in Ohatchee, Alabama

Now that we’ve talked all about Otter Creek Farm’s wedding venue getting ready space… onto the other details

The beautiful ceremony lawn can easily accommodate up to 200 guests, with a tent available for poor weather. And while you stand at the altar, there is nothing behind you but gorgeous rolling hillside. Have I mentioned how beautiful this spot is?

Then when the reception comes, you and your guests will enjoy a menu crafted by Otter Creek’s own chef, fully customizable for whatever you have in mind.

Plus, when you book your Saturday wedding, you also get the venue on Friday night for a rehearsal dinner. And the Stables and Hill Cottage provide Friday night lodging for up to 26 people total. The wedding party can spend the night and sleep in, not needing to get up early to drive Saturday morning. Or you can instead provide special accommodations for guests who may be traveling a long way.

If that wasn’t enough….

In addition to the bridal suite, Grand Room, distillery tasting room, and ceremony lawn, you’ll have access to: the pool deck, the garden pavilion, the game room, the grill house, and the horseshoe and bocce court. There’s no shortage of fun to be had when you book at Otter Creek Farm!

Contact us to learn more about how we can beautifully capture your wedding day!

About Otter Creek Farm Wedding Venue

Otter Creek Farm is a rustic wedding venue located in Ohatchee, Alabama. Set at the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, the venue features rolling fields of native grasses, creeks, open woods, and a lake filled with trophy bass and rainbow trout. This farm was a vision of native Alabamians, Frank and Jane Brown. After being destroyed by storms in 2011, the farm was rebuilt in 2013 and was redesigned to let out for events in 2016.

Facilities and Capacity
Otter Creek Farm can accommodate up to 350 guests with its indoor and outdoor event spaces, including the Game Room, the Pool Area, the Locker Room, the Grand Room, and the Ceremony Site. The Grand Room can accommodate up to 200 guests for a seated dinner or 300 people for a cocktail-style reception, which can be expanded with the use of outdoor patios or an outdoor tent. For accommodations, guests can choose to stay in two rustic spaces, which are the Hill Cottage and The Barn. The Game Room can be used as a dining facility for guests.

Services Offered
Otter Creek Farm can host wedding ceremonies, receptions, engagement parties, bridal showers, elopements, and rehearsal dinners. The services offered include the following:

  • All-inclusive packages
  • Bridal suite
  • In-house catering
  • In-house bar
  • Liability insurance
  • Outside, preferred vendors allowed
  • Set up

Check out the links below to see some of the weddings we’ve photographed!

Birmingham Wedding at the Cathedral of St. Paul

Summer Wedding at Park Crest in Hoover, AL

Vestavia Hills Country Club Wedding in Alabama

A brief bit of history about Ohatchee, AL 🙂

Ohatchee High School’s baseball team won the Alabama State Championship for the first time in the school’s history, bringing a lot of excitement and pride to the community. Another notable event was the opening of the Ohatchee Farmers Market in 2020, providing fresh produce and handmade crafts to the town’s residents. The town also hosts an annual Christmas parade, which is a beloved tradition for locals and visitors alike. Ohatchee is also known for its beautiful natural surroundings, such as the nearby Ohatchee Creek and Coosa River, which provide opportunities for outdoor recreation and fishing. Overall, Ohatchee has a rich and happy history that continues to be celebrated and cherished by its residents.

a beautiful black and white image of a bride as she is getting ready for her wedding ceremony in Birmingham, AL


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