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Suggested travels plans to Lookout Mountain 

Plan your next Meeting, Conference, or Reunion in DeKalb County Alabama

Meeting and Reunion Facilities located in Fort Payne, Rainsville, Mentone and Valley Head, Alabama - convenient to Lookout Mountain attractions and accommodations

Antebellum Winston Place Bed & Breakfast – Located in Valley Head.  This Historical 1831 Antebellum Mansion was originally the home of the distinguished Winston Family of Winston Hall, Yorkshire, England.  Available for Business meetings, Rehearsal Practice, Receptions, Luncheons and Parties. Call Leslie Bunch at 888-494-6786 or (256) 635-6381 for more information. 

The Building – Located in Historic downtown Fort Payne at 301 Gault Ave. North. The 8000 square foot completely renovated historic building gives elegant event hosting a new meaning.  Featuring 2 rooms with full size picture windows that allow downtown to be your backdrop.  We provide a great setting for a wedding, rehearsal dinner, holiday party, banquet, prom and many more events.  Tables and chairs to seat 200 people. For prices and reservations, contact Terry at 256-996-2668 or Lynn at 256-630-9393.

Cook Castle Events - The Castle specializes in tailor-made private events. Steeped in ’Grand Southern’ tradition, The Castle boasts a 20+ acre estate, a twenty-nine room stone castle, pool house, and a large pool with two tier, stone water fall, inside the walled garden. Immaculately manicured grounds and beautiful woodland gardens that provide an unforgettable event, whether you are inviting 20 or 500.  For more information call 256-8945-2286 x7.

DeKalb County Health Department – Community room located in the Health Department in Fort Payne. Seats around 50 people. Currently free of charge for community use. Contact Patty Leonard at 256-845-1931.

DeKalb Theater – Located in Historic Downtown Fort Payne.  Professional sound system available at no extra charge and stage for performances. Theater with bleachers seats 400 people.  Tables & chairs without bleachers seats 150 (dining). Room for 200 standing (dance floor) without tables, chairs and bleachers. Non profit (churches & schools) up to 3 hours $50.00.  Non profit 3-8 hours $100.00.  Private groups (reunions, plays, receptions) up to 3 hours $100.00 and 3-8 hours $200.00. Call Frank or Tonya at 256-997-0396 for more information and reservations.

DeSoto Banquet Hall - Situated on the beautiful DeSoto Golf Course, DeSoto Banquet Hall was recently renovated and reopened by the City of Fort Payne. Banquet hall provides tables and chairs for up to 150 people for the day for $300.  Located at 502 Crystal Lake Road in Fort Payne. 256-845-2571  Email

DeSoto State Park Lodge “Mountain Inn Restaurant” – Located just off the Lookout Mountain Parkway in DeSoto State Park. The Canyon Room seats 35-45 people.  DeSoto Room seats 25-30 people.  The Main Dining Room seats 64-70 people.  Call 256-845-5380 or 800-568-8840 for prices and reservations. 

First United Methodist, Christian Life Center – located at 206 Grand Ave. North Fort Payne.  Seats over 300 people.  No political events of any kind allowed. Contact Mary McGuire for prices and reservations at (256) 845-1141. 

Holiday Inn Express - Our meeting room can hold 25 + people and is available for day, evenings and weekends for business meetings, baby and bridal showers, reunions and other occasions. Rates begin at $100/day and include coffee, tea and water. Catering is available upon request. 256-997-1020

Hunt’s Reception Hall – Located beside the Opera House and Hosiery Museum in Historic Downtown Fort Payne. $100.00 for 3 – 8 hours.  Tables and chairs for 110 people.  Call 256-845-6888.

Lebanon Courthouse. LLC The Lebanon Courthouse is one of the last remaining buildings of its kind. Built in the early 1840s, this gorgeous and well maintained building was once a courthouse for the then county seat town of Lebanon. Local populations later moved to larger, booming towns with rail access, most notably Fort Payne. This building, though, has been kept in pristine condition, and has recently been remodeled to offer the finest in luxurious accommodations and appointments for both overnight lodging and event hosting. The elegant interior, combined with the natural beauty of the immaculate landscape and nearby mountains, provides a great setting for a wedding, rehearsal dinner, holiday party, or just a weekend getaway. We offer a large seating area or dining inside that, along with the entire Courthouse, is opulently decorated and appointed. We also have several sitting rooms for larger crowds, and, weather permitting, an outdoor patio is great for extra tables or even dancing. 256-844-7298 Email  

National Guard Armory –Located at 4206 Gault Ave. North Fort Payne (Old Valley Head Road, between Fort Payne and Valley Head).  Tables and chairs for up to 200 people.  For more information contact Sgt. Ronnie Ouzts or Mark Holland at 256-845-4381 or 256-845-0959.

Mentone Springs Hotel - Built in 1884, this now B&B is considered the oldest hotel in the state of Alabama.  With over 26,000 square feet of charming hotel and 3,800 square feet of amazing wrap around porch, this is the perfect facility for your wedding and/or reception. It hosts 10 guest rooms, is home to Alice’s at the Springs Restaurant and has the capacity to seat up to 250 people for a sit-down dinner. Located at 6114 Alabama Hwy 117. For more information call 256-634-4040 or Email  

Ponderosa Bible Camp - Located in Mentone atop Lookout Mountain, our facility is rented August - May for meetings, reunions, retreats and weddings. We offer a beautiful new chapel/meeting room with central heat and air and seating for up to 250. We have a dining hall with seating up to 130. Our staff can cook for your group or you can rent the kitchen and do-it-yourself. Check out our website for group rental information, pricing and photos of our facilities. 256-634-4397

Rainsville Golf & Country Club - Newly constructed, located at 390 Pine Hill Rd., just off main street in Rainsville.  Has Table and chairs for 120 to 150 people. Full Kitchen available. For rental information and pricing, call 256-638-8846.

Sweet Seasons Farm - Our Event Barn offers a casual atmosphere with unique charm, for a variety of social events.  From weddings to reunions, the venue is a perfect setting for those wanting a rustic setting with modern amenities.  Our barn and surrounding area will accommodate up to 300 persons, and is available April through November.  We will be happy to discuss your specific needs.  Call 256-635-6791 or email for more information and to reserve your special day. Located at 2339 County Rd. 608 in Valley Head.

Terrapin Hills Country Club - Nestled in the Applachian Mountains of Northeast Alabama, Terrapin Hills Country Club offers rich experiences and beautiful opportunities in the Fort Payne area. We can host up to 250 people seated in the dining room and we also offer catering. Other options available. Located at 5501 Club Dr. NW in Fort Payne. For questions or more information, please contact Landon at 256-845-4624.  

Tom Bevill Enrichment Center – Located at 115 Main Street Rainsville, beside the Rainsville Church of God and close to Northeast State College. 2 small rooms, 15 people each $20.00 a room.   1 medium room, 30-35 people 30.00.  Auditorium, 250 people $80.00.  Kitchen rented separately for $20.00.  Entire building under 6 hours $150.00 or 6hrs or more $250.00.  For events with Live Bands or DJ’s there is a $100.00 deposit required.  Reservations recommended 6 months in advance.  Call 256-638-4343.

Wills Valley Recreation Center – Located on the North End of Fort Payne by Wills Valley Elementary School.  4 Single meeting rooms for up to 25 people each or rooms combined to hold from 50-100 people.  Gymnasium (capacity 1,500) – 4 hours or less $400.00, 4 hours or more $750.00.  Meeting rooms range from $25.00 to $150.00 depending on hours of use and size of room.  Contact Linda Smith at 256-844-6571 for more information.

Every attempt was made to provide an accurate and complete list of DeKalb's meeting facilities to assist you in planning your group visit to our area.


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