Private Events


Iron City is not only a world-class music venue, but also Birmingham’s most desired setting to say “I do.”

Built in 1929, the meticulously restored venue blends industrial charm with polished finesse making it ideal for any bridal vision. Multi-level staging accentuates exposed brick and dark-stained wooden floors creating the perfect picture of industrial chic. Beneath the high beams, our fantastic chefs pair a vibrant, innovative menu with fresh local produce and unparalleled service for unforgettable weddings, corporate events and social occasions.

Let us cater to you! Fresh, unique, and delicious catering is provided in house directly from the Iron City Grill. We offer a variety of catering styles including lunch and dinner buffets, seated meals, hors d’oeuvres, carving boards, and action stations. We will customize your experience with the freshest local produce and ingredients, along with outstanding service, to assure that every guest leaves delighted.

“The food was amazing and our guests are still raving about it” -Sandra

Our venue features a large sunken dance floor for your guests that want to boogie, and a mezzanine level that ensures plenty of seating and a great view of the entire venue. The open space and multi-level features also make Iron City an ideal venue for presentations, awards, ceremonies, and meetings. We set ourselves apart by being able to accommodate all of your guests in one single space.

“Perfect place for us! Iron City had the Awesome dance floor and perfect rustic touches that we were looking for.” -Kelsey

We’ve hosted hundreds of national and international musical acts, so it’s no secret that we house a state of the art sound system and audio visual amenities. From custom lighting to a huge projection screen, and superior staff to operate it, we can accommodate most audio visual requests in house.

“Fantastic job from the lighting & sound crews making the dance floor THE place to be! We had guests from sixteen different states and they all had the ‘Wow Factor’ from Birmingham’s own Iron City!” -The Lucy Family

The Details

Iron City is the ideal venue to host your next event, whether it be for 100 guests or up to our maximum capacity of 1300. Capacity will vary based on each event type and set up needs. We’ve broken out a few capacity examples based on potential event types below:

  • Seated Meal 250
  • Seated Meal with Dance Floor 150
  • Buffet with Mezzanine Seating 300
  • Heavy Hors Doeuvres/Reception 450
  • Wedding Ceremony and Reception 250
  • Standing Room Only 1300

“We were looking for somewhere fun and unique in the city with space that could accommodate 150 people for a seated meal, a sizeable dance floor and a large band. Iron City has all of those things and more.”

Every private event at Iron City is completely custom and pricing will vary. Base pricing includes two parts, a room rental fee and food and beverage minimum.

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The food and drinks we serve are as unique as our venue. Delicious in-house catering is provided from Iron City Grill and our expansive bar services will be sure to quench your thirst. We offer a myriad of menus that will satisfy your taste buds, and your budget.

The bartenders are some of the best in Birmingham.” -Eddie

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Iron City houses a state of the art sound system and audio visual amenities. From custom lighting to a huge projection screen and superior staff, we can accommodate most audio visual requests in house. We’ll work with you to implement a variety of AV requests, such as a spotlight for a speaker, wireless microphones for a presentation, or fun entertainment lighting for the dance floor.

Please reach out to us directly at for a list of audio visual packages and pricing customizable for your event.

The incredible service from our team will make your experience at Iron City flawless. Your rental package includes a venue coordinator, two security attendants, and banquet servers (excluding seated meal service). You can take your event to the next level of hospitality with additional services like bartenders and chef attendants. Contact for more information.

The venue is amazing and Michelle is an outstanding coordinator. Our family and friends are still talking about how much they loved Iron City!” – Katrina 3.21.17

Iron City has two small lots adjacent to the venue, as well as access to two additional lots down the street. Ample street parking is available in the evenings and weekends.

We are happy to coordinate valet services for your event at an additional cost.

If you are looking for a local band or DJ for your wedding or event, we’d be happy to recommend a few! You are welcome, and encouraged, to bring in your own entertainment. Be sure to enhance your experience with on of our audio visual upgrades.

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Iron City is the premier venue for downtown Birmingham weddings with historic and industrial flare. Complete with a large dance floor and open floor plan, it’s the perfect combination of polished and party for your big day. We are honored to have been awarded the 2017 The Knot Best of Weddings as well as the 2017 Couples Choice Award from Brides, be sure to visit our Pinterest account for tons of photos and inspiration from real weddings and receptions here at Iron City.

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Day or night, Iron City is the ultimate downtown venue to host your corporate event. The open layout and outstanding audio visual amenities make presentations, meetings, and keynote speakers a great fit for our space. The wrap around bar and entertaining atmosphere make evening festivities a huge hit.

Contact us today at to book your client appreciation party, energized award ceremony, or offsite conference event.

We pride ourselves in being host to many of Birmingham’s largest, and most successful, fundraising events. We always help our nonprofit partners spread the word about their event by having it listed on our website calendar, sending email blasts, and posting about the event on our social media platforms. We do allow donated beer and wine for our nonprofit clients, and are more than happy to share our love of live music with donated concert tickets for your auction or raffle. We were voted ‘Best Place to Hold an Event’ by About Town Magazine. We were also the venue for the fundraiser that was voted ‘Best Charitable Function’ by About Town Magazine.

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“We’ve added up the money and we can put Comedy for a Cause 2018 in the books as a huge success. Thanks for being great partners for this event!” –Mary H, Workshops Inc

We are the venue of choice for a variety of Birmingham’s best social events and school functions. We’ll provide a fun and unique experience for athletic banquets, Greek formals, high school reunions, birthday parties, anniversaries, or graduations. Some of these events may too small for the venue, but a group reservation in Iron City Grill can be a great option.

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We are always searching for local musicians to perform in the Iron City Grill. For information on local bookings, please send a sample of your work to

If you are interested in promoting a national act at Iron City, please contact our exclusive promoter directly, Code-R Productions.

You can now rent Iron City Grill for smaller private functions on weekends and select evenings! The casual atmosphere features a small stage for entertainment and a wrap around bar. It’s the perfect space for after work networking events, a farm to table dinner experience, and social receptions.

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