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Emily Wood



Places to Explore

Welcome to Birmingham!

Thanks so much for coming to Birmingham for our wedding weekend! If you have the time, our city is a wonderful place to explore and Jacob and I wanted to share some of our favorite places to visit.

We love Birmingham and hope that you will too!

Birmingham Area Attractions

  • Alabama Sports Hall of Fame
  • Barber Vintage Sports Museum
  • Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and the 16th Street Baptist Church
  • Birmingham Botanical Gardens
  • Birmingham Museum of Art
  • Birmingham Zoo
  • McWane Science Center
  • The Farmer’s Market at Pepper Place, Saturday 7am - noon
  • Vulcan Museum


….….Within walking distance of the Valley Hotel

  • Johnny's Restaurant (Jacob’s favorite)
  • Big Bad Breakfast
  • Jinsei Sushi Bar and Lounge
  • Rodney Scott’s BBQ
  • Shiki Thai and Sushi
  • SoHo Social

….If you would like to explore

1st and 2nd Ave N (Downtown Bham)

  • Wander anywhere from 20th to 24th street
  • Bamboo Sushi
  • Bistro 218
  • Cafe Dupont
  • Carrigan’s Public House
  • El Barrio
  • Helen*
  • Paramount
  • The Essential

Lakeview and Pepper Place (South side of Downtown Bham)

  • Automatic Seafood and Oysters*
  • Carrigan’s Beer Garden
  • Hot & Hot Fish Club*
  • Los Amigos
  • Moe’s BBQ
  • Oven Bird*
  • Slice Pizza & Brew


  • Bottega*
  • Bottega Cafe
  • Freddy’s Wine Bar
  • The Garage (EW & Jacob’s favorite)

Five Points South

  • Chez Fonfon*
  • Ocean*

*Reservations are strongly recommended for these restaurants.

…….If you’re into beer

  • Good People Brewing Company
  • Back Forty Brewing
  • Avondale Brewery
  • Ghost Train Brewery


Downtown Homewood and SoHo Square

The Villages of Mountain Brook

  • Crestline Village
  • English Village
  • Mountain Brook Village
  • Lane Parke

The Summit