Roses are red, Violets are blue - Auburn is the perfect wedding destination for you! With summer rapidly approaching, wedding season is already here. Don't worry brides, Auburn-Opelika has every aspect of the wedding planning process covered. From historic venues to Southern catering and TV-famous bakeries, our wedding scene is ideal for those who love the Loveliest Village. 



Venues are top of the list for all wedding planners, and Auburn-Opelika’s wide variety of options is hard to compete with. From mansion backdrops to rustic barns with museums in between, the venue options are endless.   

Want that over-the-top, elegant setting for your big day? Look no further than the Fountainview Mansion. Say your vow and throw a memorable reception in front of the beautiful backdrop away from the hustle and bustle of town. With old-world charm and elegance, this venue sits atop the highest vantage point of Auburn.  

Take your reception party to Opelika's Southerly Warehouse. In the heart of historic downtown Opelika, the Southerly Warehouse is a cool space perfect for rustic-eclectic weddings. Formerly an industrial supply store, this venue is filled with natural light and ample space to dance the night away. A unique experience for you and your guests is guaranteed with a reception at the Southerly Warehouse. 

Another AUsome reception venue is the rooftop of the Collegiate Hotel in the heart of Auburn. With views of Samford and Auburn’s campus, this venue is a hip, skyline scene ideal for the smaller reception parties. With homages to all of the Auburn University traditions, this boutique hotel is an alumni's dream setting to celebrate your true Auburn love. 

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 Fountainview Mansion


Venue, check! The next item on any bride's list is most likely food, and the Auburn-Opelika food scene is incredible. From pimento cheeseburgers to classic wedding buffets, the options are endless. 

Wilton’s Catering is a family-owned, full-service caterer with all your classic wedding food options. Steak and veggies, sliders, salads, roasted chicken, and shrimp and grits are just a few of the dishes Wilton’s Catering offers. The head chef, Chris Wilton, has been creating dishes the Auburn-Opelika community loves for the past eight years and is a well-known local favorite.

Amsterdam Café, an Auburn staple, offers fun catering services as well. Obsessed with their classic Turkey Wraps? Craving the Crab Cake & Avocado Sandwich? Guess what, you're in luck! In addition, they are happy to provide beverage services and even have a small event space in the back of the restaurant - a perfect spot for a more intimate celebration like a rehearsal dinner.  

Niffer's is an Auburn classic and the perfect catering pick for the more relaxed receptions. Niffer's offers a wider variety of American-style catering services. With burgers, fries, wings, corn nuggets, and more, celebrate your Auburn love with this AUsome classic.

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Southerly Warehouse 


The centerpiece of many wedding receptions and a priority for any sweet tooth is the cake. From cartoon-themed to artistic sculptures, the bakeries in the Auburn-Opelika area craft some of the most incredible wedding cakes perfect for your destination wedding. 

Cakeitecture Bakery is in downtown Opelika and has created cakes of all sizes and stature. You come with the vision, and they come with the skill. From teddy bears and marine ship-shaped cakes to elegant five-tier wedding designs, Cakeitecture will make your cake dreams come true. They can even help with the party favors by creating specialty-designed, delicious cookies for your guests to take home. 

Sweet as Cakes, located in Auburn, pride themselves on the look and taste of their cakes. With a special “just like grandma used to” touch, Sweet as Cakes can take your visions to reality. From sophisticated, tiered cakes topped with flowers to funny-designed cakes, Sweet as Cakes has got you covered. 

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Cakeitecture Bakery 


Floral arrangements add the cherry on top of a picturesque wedding. The Auburn-Opelika area provides some of the top-notch floral companies in the business, you can’t go wrong with any of them.

C. Wayman Florals and Events is a luxury floral and event business that caters to some pretty well-known celebrities. From creating arrangements for artists like Lizzo to backdrops for some of the biggest events at Auburn University, Wayman's florals are divine. Nothing will take your ceremony and reception to the next level like C. Wayman Florals and Events. 

The Opelika Floral Company is a mom-and-pop floral business in downtown Opelika. Committed to crafting only the finest floral designs for their customers, the Opelika Floral Company will take any event to the next level. Creating an elegant scene and making your floral dreams come true, they top off any wedding party.  

From rose bouquets to peony centerpieces, The Flower Store will cater to every bride's specific needs. According to a recent client, "they exude southern hospitality." From creating unique designs to pair perfectly with your dress to crafting the most exquisite reception florals, The Flower Store will be your floral best friend. Aside from florals, they have a registry for brides to join with incredible gifts. 

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C. Wayman Florals and Events  

Auburn-Opelika is an ideal destination wedding spot for all - whether you’re a born and raised Auburn tiger or just want to find a quaint town to celebrate your new boo.