Frequently Asked Questions
Where is Camellia Palms located?
We are located at 23622 5th Ave. Florala, AL 36442. For tours, park in the handicap-accessible driveway in the front of the venue on 5th Ave. For weddings, guest parking is along 1st Street and Lakeshore Blvd.
How many people can come to my wedding?
We allow up to 100 guests for receptions on the grounds, or up to 60 for receptions on the sun deck. Most of our weddings are around 50-70 guests.
Are chairs & tables included?
Yes! We provide white garden chairs & both rectangular and round tables. We also provide white tablecloths. All of this is included in your venue fee!
Do you set up the tables & chairs for my ceremony & reception?
Yes! Our Venue Team sets up all of the tables & chairs according to your Wedding Plan.
Do you require a wedding planner or coordinator?
Camellia Palms required you to hire and retain a Day-Of Wedding Coordinator from our Preferred Vendor List. We want you to have the BEST possible wedding experience and having a professional by your side to organize your ceremony and reception helps to make that possible. We are happy to recommend affordable and amazing wedding planners!
Do you require wedding insurance?
Yes, we require all couples to purchase wedding/event insurance. Some insurers are Wedsafe.com, Wedsure.com, and Theeventhelper.com.
Can we have alcohol?
Yes, Camellia Palms allows alcohol at weddings. We require a licensed bartender from our Preferred Vendor List.
Can we use outside vendors?
Yes, you can use any vendors of your choice for food, flowers, beauty, music, photography, videography, etc. We do provide you with a Vendor Guide of vendors we know and love.
How long do we have the venue for?
Wedding rentals* are from 10:00 am-10:00 pm which includes your setup and cleanup time.
Can we set up the day before or early?
We provide each couple exclusive use of the venue on their wedding day, so early set up or storage is not possible in most cases.
What kind of decor is not allowed?
The use of birdseed, natural confetti, or leaves are permitted only outside for wedding and reception farewells.
How much is the security deposit?
Our refundable Security Deposit is $500 and separate from your venue rental fee. The Security Deposit is fully refundable after your wedding, according to your contract.
How does clean up work?
Our Venue Team cleans up everything that belongs to Camellia Palms - including tables, chairs, tablecloths, arches, and decor. We take out the trash and take care of final cleaning of the venue indoors.
Can we have a rehearsal?
Rehearsals can be done at 11:00 am on the morning of your wedding day and are included in your venue rental. Your Day-Of Venue Coordinator can run this rehearsal for you and this is included in our venue rental fees.
This Sounds Perfect!! What do I do to book my date?
Send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org to get your contract started or to schedule a tour. Have more questions? You can also call us at (205) 585-0058. We're so excited to be a part of your wedding day!