Discover a very diverse community in Asheville! It's been a popular resort and relocation area for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered communities for many years. The large LGBTQIA community enjoys welcoming visitors, since most of them were once visitors before they fell in love with the area and relocated. Find many places to go and things to do. With a very vibrant arts community, creativity abounds! For an extra festive weekend, come to the Blue Ridge Pride Celebration each fall. Check out our Top 10 Things to Do.
Asheville Gay Friendly Places To Stay, Clubs, Real Estate
Asheville Pride Weekend
Same Sex Gay & Lesbian Weddings
Asheville is a popular destination for a gay and lesbian same-sex weddings. Any of the inns featured above can also help with arrangements for a very small gathering. And see our Weddings Locations & Services page for more resources. Also see details on how to get a local marriage license.
Mountain Magnolia Inn, Suites & Restaurant, Hot Springs
Retreat to this 1868 Victorian Mansion. Soak in the famous hot mineral baths. Enjoy exquisite dining served on the porch with wonderful mountain views or in the private parlor by fireside. Click here to visit their Web site.
Homewood is a beautifully restored 1920's stone manor located in Asheville's post-Victorian historic district of Montford. Monroe will help you arrange the perfect ceremony, inside or outside, big or small. Click here to visit their Web site.
Hidden River Events, Asheville
They provide all that is needed for a largely outdoor celebration, including accommodations for up to 46 people. Located in the beautiful Swannanoa Valley, next to Warren Wilson College. Click here to visit their Web site.
Asheville Marriages, Wedding Officiating Same Sex Weddings
Philip Lingle is an open-minded officiant specializing in secular and interfaith wedding ceremonies. He is ready to meet with you to assess your individual needs and tailor an approach that suits you best. Click here to visit their Web site
Rev. Victoria Hutchins, Non-Denominational Minister
Personal and unique wedding ceremonies that reflect your ideas, beliefs and lifestyle. Ceremonies range from religious to non-religious, traditional to contemporary, simple to complex. Click here to visit their Web site