Compass Ballroom

Woodrow Hall’s Compass Ballroom is located on the third floor of this historic Birmingham treasure. Built in 1914, this building underwent extensive restoration over a 2 year period which restored its vintage charm with added modern touches.  This floor will accommodate up to 200 seated, overall with both floors included, this building can host up to 300/400 guest!! With it’s high ceilings, great natural lighting, shiny 100 year old floors, large beams, century old woodwork, and hand-made custom window treatments that highlight the windows. This floor is a real treat for those who love creating timeless photos.



  • -3,800 square foot column free Ball Room
  • -1800 Square foot lobby that connects directly to the Ball Room
  • -2 Wedding Suites (1 Suite w/Reception Only)
  • 2 Venue Meetings
  • -Gold Chiavari Chairs with Black cushions
  • Tables for up to 200 Guests
  • 4 Bistro/Highboy Tables
  • Height of All Stages and Elevated sides: 6 ft. 5 inches
  • Front Stage Dimensions: Width 11 ft. 1 inch, Length 7 ft. 5 inches
  • Backstage Dimensions: 9.75 ft x 7 ft 5 inches
  • Security
  • Attendants and Venue Services ( Does not Include Catering Staff)
  • Accent Lighting
  • All outside catering vendors must provide proof of insurance, 2 letters of good standing from other Birmingham Venues with contact information, and license during scheduled venue meeting. Caterer is responsible for providing adequate staff as well as a Lead Catering representative present during entire event day. $400 fee will apply if you would like to bring in your own caterer. All caterers must have a current Business License and every employee or server must have a current Jefferson County Food Handler’s Card.



Compass Ballroom Wedding and Reception Prices

Friday $2750

Saturday $3550

Sunday $2350

*Each additional Hour $350 or Select 11 Hour Block for an additional $850

Sunday Morning Brunch Package

$2,650 Package Includes:
• 5 hour time block including set-up and break-down (8am-1pm)
•Accommodations for 50-100 guest
Does not Include Full Transition
•House Linens
•Hand Crafted Wrought Iron Table Centerpieces with White Led Wax Candles
•Wrought Iron Cake Stand with Marbles Slate
•Unity Candle
•Hand Crafted Wrought Iron Aisle Markers(4)
•Aisle Runner
•Fruit & Cheese
•Pastry Assortment
•Champagne Mimosas
•Non-Alcoholic Punch

Thank you for inquiring about Woodrow Hall! All deposits are used to secure your date, therefore, are non- refundable.