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From AVLTODAY:

 

15+ Asheville wedding venues from farms to dance floors

So, you just got engaged. Or maybe you’re planning on popping the question, or you enjoy daydreaming of the perfect wedding. (Or, you’re just reliving your own wedding. Or, you’re not interested in weddings in which case just skip below.)

Asheville is definitely a destination location thanks to the scenery. But even for locals, one of the most daunting questions can be “where?” 

So, to start of the start of “wedding season,” we’re starting a wedding series – from venues, planners, photographers, bakers + more – you will be served the full wedding 411 in mini-features throughout the summer. To kick if off, we’re featuring 16 unique venues in Asheville – for the small gathering to the giant party.

Claxton Farm

288 Upper Flat Creek Rd. | Weaverville | Farm

If open pastures + mountain views is your dream “I do” location, then check out this 500 acre working farm.This venue is about 15 minutes from downtown AVL which means total convenience for you, your guests, caters, etc.

Biltmore Estate

1 Lodge St. | Asheville | Estate

Alright, Biltmore is a dream location – even I will admit to that. Best part: Biltmore offers 10 venue locations on the estate. Now the question is do you exchange vows at Diana, the Antler Hill Barn, or Cedric’s Garden??

The Omni Grove Park Inn

290 Macon Ave. | Asheville | Resort

Choose between indoor + outdoor locations in this elegant resort. Whether your wedding is small + intimate or full of guests, this venue can accommodate accordingly. Bonus: Mountain and the city views from the Mountain View Terrace. 

Asheville Social Hall

81 Broadway | Asheville | Event Space

This modern event space is lit – literally, with string lights + the whole shabang!! Perfect for a slightly smaller wedding, Asheville Social Hall is in the center of downtownAsheville.

Homewood

19 Zillicoa St. | Asheville | Manor

Once home to a prominent doctor, this historic manor can house a wedding of about 150 guests. Located on one of the most special streets in Asheville, Homewood provides an eclectic + charming experience.

The North Carolina Arboretum

100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way | Asheville | Garden

Imagine nothing but lush garden scenery. At The Arboretum, you and your guests can enjoy the ceremony + cocktails on the lawn, the Blue Ridge Court or even the Heritage Garden.

Old Edwards Inn and Spa

445 Main St. | Highlands | Inn

Old Edwards Inn screams “charming + enchanting woodlands theme.” While being surrounded by the beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, your wedding will feel straight out of a fairytale.

Grand Bohemian Hotel

11 Boston Way | Asheville | Hotel

Want to feel like royalty? With crystal chandeliers + 24K gilded carved details, Grand Bohemian is one of the finest wedding venues in AVL. 

The Venue

21 N Market St. | Asheville | Event Space

There is something wonderful about celebrating your big day downtown, and The Venue makes your special moment even better. This French cottage setting in the heart of downtown with a balcony overlooking the mountains will make even your guests swoon in awe.   

The Barn at Honeysuckle Hill

2 Country Spring Dr. | Asheville | Farm

Calling all in favor of southern charm + rustic eleganceThis family-owned property in the mountains of Asheville provide the perfect touch of country magic to your wedding day. 

Chestnut Ridge 

633 Turnpike Rd. | Canton | Farm

Now a beloved wedding destination, this family-owned farm has produced cattle, sorghum, tobacco + abundance for over 100 years. With mountain roots + southern authenticity, this venue will create the picture perfect day.

Olivette

1069 Olivette Rd. | Asheville | Outdoors

From riverfront spots to rustic farm locations, the Olivette provides the picturesque WNC scene. Experience your first glance among the trees or say your vows by the riverside, you can’t go wrong with the outdoor experience. 

OM Sanctuary

87 Richmond Hill Dr. | Asheville | Campus Venue

Mostly used as the perfect retreat center, OM Sanctuary can host a gorgeous wedding. With public venues such as the Serenity Garden + Outdoor Patio, this outdoor spot creates the lushest outdoor wedding.

AC Hotel Asheville Downtown | Capella on 9 

10 Broadway (9th Floor) | Asheville | Hotel Restaurant

Looking for the perfect spot for your receptionrehearsal dinner, or bridal party? Capella on 9 has been named on of the best rooftop bars in the world by U.S. News and World Report. Your MOH or Best Man giving a toast while looking at AVL’s skyline? Yes. Please. 

The Asheville Masonic Temple

80 Broadway St. | Asheville | Event Space

Located in one of Asheville’s most historic venues, this historic + elegant space is includes a dining room, foyer, theatre + auxiliary room creating the perfect vintage aesthetic. 

Engaged Asheville

41 North Merrimon Ave. #107 | Asheville | Event Space

Engaged Asheville is the perfect spot for smaller wedding after parties, or for your pre/post wedding photo shoot.

Currently, planning a wedding isn’t in my near future. All the single ladies, now put your hands up! 

Despite how much I enjoy attending weddings, being a bridesmaid + writing about weddings, I don’t care to have a giant wedding myself. Who knows, that could change – I see you OM Sanctuary.

Pro-tip: Most of the venues are open to the public, like The Arboretum + Homewood, so plan a day to enjoy the scenery solo or with friends. 

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