5 places to celebrate graduation in Tuscaloosa with 10+ people

Grads 1 Alabama, Tuscaloosa, University Of Alabama
Four years later (kali Sturgis Photography / Marley Robison)

It’s officially grad season in Tuscaloosa and we’ve got your guide to the best spots to celebrate. Although it can be difficult to accommodate everyone in your group, we found five must-visit places that happily accept parties of 10 or more people. Let the celebrations begin!

Bama Bed & Breakfast

Graduation Weekend
The Sweet Home Alabama Suite (Bama Bed and Breakfast / Facebook)

This 1823 Antebellum home operates as a boutique hotel and is the perfect place to stay for graduation weekend. Groups of all sizes can enjoy this historic hotel by booking single rooms or the entire suite. With complimentary breakfast each morning and a short walk to Bryant-Denny Stadium, Bama Bed and Breakfast is the perfect place to celebrate your favorite grad.

Rama Jama’s

Graduation Weekend
Mimosa o’clock (Rama Jama’s / Instagram)

All day breakfast and the best mimosas in Tuscaloosa—what better way to start off graduation day? Rama Jama’s is located right next to Bryant-Denny Stadium and is known for its unbeatable atmosphere. With plenty of indoor and outdoor seating for big groups, Rama Jama’s is a must on every grad’s farewell tour.

Southern Ale House

Graduation Weekend
Live music? Yes please! (Katie Allen / Instagram)

Enjoy live music and good company on graduation weekend at Southern Ale House. Bring your group to the patio and enjoy Southern Ale House’s contemporary take on traditional food as well as 18 rotating craft beers on tap.


Session Alabama, Tuscaloosa, University Of Alabama
Happy Hour ( Aimee Azar / Instagram)

Cocktails at Session are the perfect way to celebrate with a big group. You can never go wrong with a Paper Cut—New Amsterdam London dry gin, Cappletti, lemon, honey, and ginger.

Alabama Express

Graduation weekend wouldn’t be complete without stopping by Alabama Express. Located conveniently on The Strip, Alabama Express has all of the UA merchandise and apparel you could need.

Happy graduation, class of 2022. Roll Tide!

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