Asheville Weddings: Top 30 Venues

Weddings & Reception Places in Asheville Area

Get married in our magical, romantic Blue Ridge Mountains! Here are our top places to have a wedding in Asheville and the surrounding western North Carolina towns. These venues will graciously accommodate your wishes for a ceremony or reception, along with banquets, group dinners and family reunions. We are a hot spot for destination dream weddings, bringing in family and friends from across the country to create a vacation for everyone (see our top things to do)!

For many resources (like officiants, photographers, wedding license, etc.), see our Wedding Services guide. If just two (or so) of you, see our Elopement Guide.

Top 30 Wedding Venue Locations

Rumbling Bald Resort, Lake Lure
Get married on the beach with spectacular lake and mountain views. Find many amenities, including golf, swimming, spa, boating, hiking, biking and more. Outdoor Facilities: Lakeview Terrace with 180-degree lake views for a reception of up to 300 guests. Lakeside Gazebo is the prime ceremony location. The Beach Pavilion seats up... read more
Claxton Farm
This unique event barn and the surrounding fields, located on a 500-acre conservation easement, offer a pristine setting perfect for a formal or casual wedding ceremony and reception year-round. Enjoy 360-degree views, farm animals and lawn games on a working farm, just fourteen miles from downtown Asheville. Indoor Facilities:... read more
Wedding in Hot Springs
This elegant 1868 Victorian Inn has beautiful mountain views and features an in-house wedding coordinator, as well as an on-premises restaurant, catering options and accommodations for 80 guests. Packages for large, medium and small weddings, plus elopements. Hot Springs was voted the Best Small Mountain Town, just 35 miles north of Asheville.... read more
Hidden River Events
Farmland offers panoramic views of the mountains along the Swannanoa River in one of the most open valleys in the region. On-site housing for up to 54 guests, with all-inclusive wedding packages. Indoor Facilities: 5,000 sq. ft. of architectural tent on permanent, concrete foundation with with all lighting, sidewalls, heating... read more
Crest Center Weddings
Situated on a mountaintop overlooking Asheville, the Main Hall features 86 feet of windows facing west toward the Blue Ridge Parkway. Adjacent to a waterfall, the glass-enclosed Pavilion has 360 degrees of mountain views and a garden terrace. Located 4.5 miles from downtown.
Indoor Facilities: The venue capacity is 230 for... read more
Yesterday Spaces
A sophisticated wedding venue in a rustic setting, 12 miles from downtown Asheville! Natural, comfortable spaces for ceremonies, receptions, and rehearsal dinners. Indoor Facilities: Elegant fully-conditioned, hardwood floor Event Barn with large porches, beautiful bathrooms, professional kitchen and sound system. Oak... read more
Olivette Wedding
Olivette's Rosebay Park consists of 7 beautiful acres on the banks of the French Broad River. Located 15 minutes from downtown Asheville, the park features an outdoor pavilion with a lovely stone fireplace, a large yard, a fire pit amphitheater and a private island with a wedding circle and labyrinth. Indoor Facilities:... read more
Homewood Weddings
This elegant and romantic castle features original hardwood floors, cherry walls, grand Appalachian stone fireplaces and alabaster sconces. Luminous wrought iron chandeliers cast graceful lighting from the 20-ft. ceiling of the Great Room. Located one mile north of downtown, Homewood is nestled in the historic neighborhood of... read more
On Broadway Weddings
This downtown Asheville venue in the Historic Broadway Arts Building offers an elegant setting for traditional to modern decor. Chef Kim Lloyd and the exceptional staff personally guide, from the first concepts of your celebration to the very last detail. In-house catering is provided by Celine and Company Catering. Indoor Facilities:... read more
Engadine Inn Wedding
Engadine, a country retreat located just 15 minutes west of the urban center of Asheville, offers accommodations with 5 rooms in the B&B and 6 cabins. The property can house up to 35 guests. Indoor Facilities: The elegant Parlor and the Dining Room in the historic Inn for smaller weddings and... read more
Hilton Asheville Biltmore Park
Located in the Biltmore Park neighborhood, this hotel has many options in an urban village in south Asheville. With luxurious amenities, large reception venues and a fantastic menu that can be personalized to your tastes, let their on-site wedding professional assist with all the details. Indoor Facilities: Pinnacle Ballroom... read more
Falling Waters Weddings, Nantahala Gorge
Located in the Nantahala Gorge near Bryson City, this setting above Fontana Lake has views of the lake, Nantahala National Forest and the Great Smoky Mountains. Enjoy a big variety of outdoor adventures during your big weekend, including ziplines and whitewater rafting. Indoor Facilities: Included is the entire resort for two... read more
OM Sanctuary
Holistic retreat destination with overnight accommodations on a 54-acre retreat, just a couple of miles from downtown Asheville. Indoor Facilities: Beautiful Garden Pavilion with a wall of windows overlooking the Parterre Garden and waterfall. Perfect for a reception after a ceremony in the adjacent garden, for up to 75... read more
Bend of Ivy Lodge Wedding
Tucked into the Blue Ridge Mountains, this intimate, scenic property provides couples the space for a perfect boutique wedding. Bend of Ivy has a design feel of Asian zen with Italian rolling landscapes, surrounded by mountain views. Rental includes full and exclusive use of 63 acres with streams, gardens, pergolas, arbors, a koi pond, trails,... read more
Biltmore Weddings
Picture an enchanted evening against the backdrop of America’s largest home, or a celebration in a pristine setting surrounded by nature’s beauty. Biltmore offers a variety of romantic locations, each featuring their renowned service and attention to detail. Experience their legacy of gracious hospitality, romance and history... read more
Inn at Tranquility Farm Weddings
Elegant venue with rustic charm and panoramic views of the Great Smoky Mountains. Located in a charming small town just 35 minutes from Asheville, their 60-acre farm is a photographer's dream with multiple gazebos, rock formations, stable, brook and gardens. Find many options to fit your specific wishes. Indoor Facilities:... read more
High Hampton Weddings
This longtime favorite mountain resort at 3,600 feet elevation provides a breathtaking setting for a dream destination wedding for up to 350 guests. Surrounded by mountains, lush green landscapes and towering forests, the venue offers expert wedding services for bridal parties large or small. The peaceful mood, lake vistas and unique... read more
Doubletree Hotel Weddings Asheville
Classic, yet modern, hotel near Biltmore Estate features a stately ballroom with 20 ft. ceilings. Decorated in the rich hues of the Arts and Crafts period. Grand private entrance leads to elegant prefunction space with hand-crafted stone fireplace. Elegant surroundings and sumptuous food in Biltmore Village. Indoor Facilities:... read more
Laughing Waters Retreat
A jewel in the midst of 200 protected acres near Chimney Rock and Lake Lure, 25 minutes southeast of Asheville. Part of a green, sustainable eco-community. Experience the peaceful and rejuvenating atmosphere of this magical place. Indoor Facilities: The great room accommodates 100, with hearthstone wood stove and huge windows... read more
Grove Park Inn Wedding
Surrounded by more than a century of historic grandeur, this legendary hotel features many distinctive venues, including outdoor terraces with majestic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. The Omni Grove Park Inn offers exceptional cuisine, luxurious accommodations and legendary service. Add to that four signature locally-sourced... read more
Lodge at Bear River
The Lodge gives you a wide array of options with 2,100 sq. ft. indoors and 2,600 outdoors, providing ample room for your ceremony and reception. Maybe a riverside setting fits your vision. 10 minutes from the spa town of Hot Springs in Madison County. Ask about their outdoor adventure package to make your wedding even more memorable. For up to... read more
Brahma Ridge Wedding
DIY venue with modern lodging on-site. Camping and glamping, too. Choose your own caterer, music, decor, etc., and their staff does the work for you. Their unspoiled mountain landscape in Pisgah National Forest, just 20 minutes from downtown Asheville, is perfect for three-day wedding weekends. Owners/operators Holly and Rob work every event to... read more
Grand Bohemian Hotel
Kessler Collection's masterpiece is steps away from gates of the famous Biltmore Estate. The authentic Old-World, rustic ambiance of this Tudor-inspired boutique hotel is masterfully blended with all of the modern luxuries. Located in Biltmore Village. Indoor Facilities: State-of-the-art event space includes the 2,200 sq.... read more
Century Room
Beautiful turn-of-the-century banquet hall overlooking Pack Square Park in downtown Asheville. High ceilings, exposed-wood trusses and brick walls create a wonderful atmosphere for your event. Venue offers flexibility within an environment of impeccable service. Indoor Facilities: Accommodates up to 250 for cocktail parties and... read more
Farm Weddings
Flexible venue for weddings, reception, rehearsal dinners and dances. Cabins and Cottages house up to 26 guests. Ten miles from downtown Asheville. Indoor Facilities: 2,200 sq. ft. great room with hardwood floors, heated or air conditioned, a huge stone fireplace and 60 ft. of doors that open onto covered wrap-around porches.... read more
AC Hotel Asheville Wedding
New wedding venue in 2017! European soul meets laid-back Carolina style at this design-rich hotel in the heart of downtown Asheville, just a block from Pack Square. Their 132 contemporary, upscale guestrooms especially appeal to the desires of millennials. Find gathering areas for friends and family in the first and ninth floor... read more
Franny's Farm Weddings
This fun-loving, 33-acre organic farm offers flexible venue space to suit your needs. The barn features an event space on the ground level and a custom-designed farm house on the upper level. Lodging options include the 3-bedroom farm house and an off-grid, eco-community center with cabins and unlimited camping. Franny’s Farm has gardens,... read more
Aloft Hotel
Celebrate your wedding at this downtown Asheville hotel. Book discounted hotel rooms for your group, too. Outdoor Facilities: Air Level has over 2,000 sq. ft. of space with stunning views all the way to Mt. Pisgah. Private bar and fire pit. It can be fully tented or left uncovered to dine and dance under the stars for up to... read more
Highland Lake Inn Wedding
Natural beauty and southern hospitality combine to create a magical place to say "I do." Garden-centered cuisine, casually elegant lodging accommodations and a staff dedicated to fulfilling your every need ensures that your day will be everything you've hoped for. Indoor Facilities: Several options for receptions... read more
Chimney Rock Wedding
Whether on top of the Chimney with a 75-mile panoramic view, at the base of a 404-ft. waterfall, surrounded by majestic cliffs, or in a silent grove, Chimney Rock State Park offers a unique mountain setting for your ceremony that is as rustic or elegant as you are.... read more
The Swag Weddings
Perfect for elopements, engagements, vow renewals and honeymoons, this top-rated mountaintop inn has a private entrance to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The relaxing setting at 5,000 feet elevation, gourmet cuisine and rustic luxury could not be more romantic. Outdoor Facilities: Locations include Gooseberry Knob... read more
NC Arboretum Weddings
The Arboretum’s green wedding program offers green buildings and sustainable landscapes as sites for weddings, rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, wedding anniversary gatherings and commitment ceremonies for 50 to 150 guests. Extend your celebration of love for each other to the natural world by reducing your wedding event’s... read more

Go to our Wedding Services guide for officiants, photographers, wedding license, etc.

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