Tuscaloosa River Market

The Tuscaloosa River Market is located on the beautiful banks of the Black Warrior River and features over 5,600 square feet of versatile event space to accommodate weddings, banquet dinners, fundraisers, civic gatherings and much more. Tuscaloosa River Market can support seated banquets for up to 400 guests, auditorium style events for up to 800 guests and open festival space for up to 3,000 guests.

Tuscaloosa River Market Event Use Rates

STANDARD RATE: 3 hour event with 2 hours prior set up and 1 hour following for break down
(Price includes tables, chairs, and standard A/V only)

..... $2,000.00

MULTI-USE RATE: If three or more standard events are booked under a multi-use agreement the rate per event will be $1000 per event. Minimum of 3 standard events within one calendar year.
(Price includes tables, chairs, and standard A/V only)

..... $1,000.00 per event. Minimum of 3 events.

DAY USE RENTAL: Applicable for events that occur Monday - Friday between the hours of 9 am to 3 pm.  3 hour event with 2 hours prior set up and 1 hour following for break down 
(Price includes tables, chairs, and standard A/V only)

..... $1,000.00

EVENT DEPOSIT: $500.00 due at time of reservation.

..... $500.00 

ADDITIONAL HOURS: Extending event, set-up, & strike times, adding rehearsals or event run-throughs are subject to additional hourly rate.

..... $200.00 per hour
Certificate of Liability Insurance expense is renter's responsibility. See Contract. ..... Cost: $150+
Maximum number of people for these rates - 350
(Price may increase as attendance increases at River Market Manager’s discretion) A damage deposit may be required depending on the nature of the event

Preferred Caterers

Casual Class - Bar Service

Name of Contact: Lauren Shoemaker

Title of Contact: Director of Special Events

Phone: 205.248.8386


Email: Casualclasscatering@gmail.com

Address: 301 Greensboro Ave, Tuscaloosa, Al 35401

*If you wish to have alcohol at your event you must contract with Casual Class.

Chuy's Tex-Mex

1320 McFarland Blvd. E. Ste. 710
Tuscaloosa, AL 35404
Contact: Jason Hutchins
Phone: 205-349-4947
Fax: 205-752-7945
Email: jhutchins@chuys.com

Full Moon BBQ

Name of Contact: Brian Ahmed

Phone: 205.886.9447

Email: brianfullmoon@gmail.com

Address: 1434 McFarland Blvd. East, Tuscaloosa, AL 35404

Heritage House

Contact: Rebekah Wanstal
Phone: 205-758-0042; 454-4617
Email: heritagehousecoffee@gmail.com

Jim N' Nicks BBQ

Name of Contact: April Godwin

Title of Contact: Catering Call Center Manager

Phone: 205.637.2977, 205.739.8233

Website: www.jimnnicks.com

Email: agodwin@jimnnicks.com

Address: 305 21st Avenue, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Local Roots

Contact: Dustin Spruill
Phone: 205-650-4050
Email: info@eatlocalroots.com

Olive Garden

2100 McFarland Blvd E.

Tuscaloosa, AL 35404

Contact: Scot Cooper


Phone: 205-750-0321

Fax: 205-750-0529



1605 Jack Warner Parkway 1005
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401
Contact: Lauren Haddock
Phone: 205-632-3801
Email: lhaddock@rivertuscaloosa.com

Robertson's BBQ & Catering

Name of Contact: Renee Robertson

Title of Contact: Owner

Phone: 205.366.2208

Website: catering@robertsonsbbq.com

Email: robertsonsbbq.com

Address: 17099 Ralph Loop Road, Ralph, AL 35480

Southern Ale House

1530 McFarland Blvd. N

Tuscaloosa, AL 35406


Email: chelsey@southernalehouse.com

Southern Foodservice Management

Name of Contact: David Garrett

Title of Contact: Executive Chief

Phone: 205.534.3375

Email: David.garett@southernfoodservice.com



Closed at this time. Check back after October 1, 2018.


To be added to our approved caterer list complete the Catering Vendor Agreement. Bring or mail all completed documents to the River Market Business Office at 1900 Jack Warner Pkwy. Tuscaloosa, AL 35401.