11 proposal spots in Birmingham that will make you say “yes!”

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A proposal in Downtown Birmingham is always a win. Photo via Mason Davis

You’ve got the ring, the speech and, of course, The One. Now all you need is the perfect place to pop the question. From romantic to nostalgic, we’re revealing the top 11 proposal spots in Birmingham. 

1. Alabama Theatre

Imagine getting engaged under Alabama Theatre’s iconic sign. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

For the iconic couple, you can’t top a proposal at the Alabama Theatre. Begin the night with a show and end it in lights.

Address: 1817 3rd Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203
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2. Aldridge Gardens

Aldridge Gardens. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

From trails and flowers to fountains and ducks, Aldridge Gardens is a beautiful setting to ask for your love’s hand in marriage.

Address: 3530 Lorna Rd, Hoover, AL 35216
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3. Birmingham Botanical Gardens

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Carmen Chambers and Chelsey Kent at Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Photo via SayBre Photography

Has your story together been that of a fairytale? Propose at The Magic City’s most enchanting spot—Birmingham Botanical Gardens. With a variety of gorgeous blooming gardens throughout the year, you’ll be sure to find the perfect backdrop.

Address: 2612 Lane Park Rd, Birmingham, AL 35223
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4. Good People Brewing Company

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The ultimate toast: marriage. Photo via YNOT IMAGES LLC

When asking the love of your life to marry you, why not propose at a local spot you both like? Good People Brewing Company is just one place in The Magic City that couple’s enjoy together.

Plus, after you slide that ring on, a celebratory drink is within easy reach.

Address: 114 14th St S, Birmingham, AL 35233
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5. Railroad Park

Railroad Park
Railroad Park. Photo via Gregory J. Harber for Bham Now

For the laid back couple, Railroad Park offers just the right vibes for a sweet and spur-of-the-moment proposal.

Address: 1600 1st Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35233
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6. Rainbow wall mural on Morris Avenue

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Jake Owen and Luke Rasnick at the rainbow wall mural on Morris Avenue. . Photo via

Seeking a cheerful and bright place to pop the question? The rainbow wall on Morris Avenue is a colorful choice and will hopefully signify the years ahead that you’ll be spending together.

Love the idea of a mural proposal, but want more options? Birmingham is filled with them. Here are some to discover:

Address: Morris Ave, Birmingham, AL 35203

7. Rotary Trail in the Magic City sign

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All smiles. Photo via Jessica Broom for Bham Now

A casual walk along the Rotary Trail will lead to a lifetime of magic together when you propose under this famous Birmingham sign.

Address: 2098 1st Ave S Birmingham, AL 35233
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8. Ruffner Mountain

Ruffner Mountain. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

A sweaty hike can lead to a magnificent proposal spot in Birmingham atop Ruffner Mountain. Just be prepared because after that heart soaring yes!, you’ll both eventually have to float back down to flat ground.

Address: 1214 81st St S, Birmingham, AL 35206
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9. Sibyl Temple

Sybil Temple in Vestavia Hills. Photo via Matthew Niblett for Bham Now

A picnic in the park with a gorgeous city backdrop, Sibyl Temple in Vestavia is a charming place to ask your best friend to marry you. 

Address: 154 Montgomery Hwy, Vestavia Hills, AL 35216
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10. Sloss Furnaces

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Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark is a unique spot for a proposal, engagement photos or wedding. Photo via Photowerks

Want to start your life together in Birmingham? Make your engagement as historic as Sloss Furnaces. If you dig the industrial vibe, you’ll come away with some Insta-fab photos, too.

Address: 20 32nd St N, Birmingham, AL 35222
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11. Vulcan Park & Museum

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Gorgeous views of Vulcan Park. Photo via Vulcan Park and Museum’s Facebook

With views for days and Vulcan cheering you on, this romantic spot makes the perfect proposal spot in Birmingham. Just imagine shouting “I’m engaged!” From such great heights. 

Address: 1701 Valley View Dr, Birmingham, AL 35209
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