3 of the best spots for engagement photos in downtown Birmingham


Diamonds Direct in July 111 scaled e1657680069554 3 of the best spots for engagement photos in downtown Birmingham
Diamonds Direct definitely can provide bling for engagement photos. (Jacob Blankenship / Bham Now)

It’s wedding season, which means it’s also the season of love. We know of three iconic downtown Birmingham spots you can get down on one knee or get a perfect picture for your save-the-date cards. Plus, you won’t want to miss Diamonds Direct’s Summer Showcase from Friday, July 22 to Sunday, July 24 to get 20% off engagement rings and more.

1. Rotary Trail—”Welcome to the Magic City”

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A magical moment in The Magic City—be sure to show it off. (Jacob Blakenship / Bham Now)

Being engaged to the one is a magical experience. Lucky us, we’re called The Magic City and it’s time to use that name for your advantage. The Magic City sign on the Rotary Trail is an iconic Birmingham spot to snap a picture to announce your big news.

2. Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N—”It’s Nice to Have You in Birmingham” 

Showing our friends our Birmingham pride. (Jacob Blakenship / Bham Now)

We’re proud to be from Birmingham, so why not say that in your engagement photo? The “It’s Nice to Have You in Birmingham” mural on Richard Arrington Jr Blvd N is an iconic spot in the city to say that you love Bham just as much as you love your perfect someone.

3. Morris Avenue

Diamonds Direct in July 108 3 of the best spots for engagement photos in downtown Birmingham
A beautiful, historic Bham street. (Jacob Blakenship / Bham Now)

Nothing may be more picturesque than cobblestone streets, so you know Morris Avenue made the list. Perhaps the most beautiful urban spot we have in Bham, we know you’ll get an engagement picture worth framing.

Be sure to visit Diamonds Direct’s Summer Showcase

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Diamonds Direct’s deals are as big as the diamond. (Jacob Blakenship / Bham Now)

Are you in need of the perfect ring? Well, the word on the street is Diamonds Direct’s Summer Showcase is back with discounts as big as the diamonds.

Diamonds Direct’s Summer Showcase will kick off with a cocktail hour on Friday, July 22 from 5-7PM. This will include live jazz, tasty bites from Seasons 52 and summer cocktails while you shop until you drop. There will also be boozy brunch popsicles and a cotton candy cart at the store on Sunday, July 24 from 12-3PM.

While you’re enjoying these yummy treats, make sure you get excited about Diamonds Direct’s 20% discount on an expanded collection of never before seen merchandise from world-renowned jewelers, including:

  • Diamond studs
  • Engagement ring settings
  • Eternity bands
  • Fashion pieces
  • Gemstone jewelry
  • Hoops
  • Wedding bands
  • So much more!

Want to learn more about the Summer Showcase at Diamonds Direct, or just want to admire the gorgeous photos? Follow Diamonds Direct on Facebook and Instagram.

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