A very popular spot for elopements and destination weddings, Asheville is an vibrant art-focused community that is located in the Blue Ridge Mountains. The city is home to the 19th century Biltmore estate, which houses and displays classic artworks. The estate is also home to extensive gardens. Asheville, given its location in the mountains, is popular with elopements and weddings because of the pleasant weather, scenic breathtaking photographic na
1.Club Eleven On Grove
© Club Eleven On Grove
Located in downtown Asheville, Club Eleven On Grove is the highlight of the entire Grove House Entertainment Complex. Because it is located at the top of the triple venue space, noise from the other two venues, Scandals Nightclub and the Boiler Room, won’t interrupt even the quietest of weddings. Club Eleven On Grove seamlessly combines upscale elegance with affordability, and the hardwood flooring, outdoor patio space, private dressing rooms, and commercial grade kitchen make hosting weddings of all sizes a breeze. Wedding guests can easily keep the party in Club Eleven On Grove, or if they wish to mingle, take the dancing and partying to the Boiler Room or Scandals Nightclub.
11 Grove Street, Asheville, NC 28801, Phone: 828-505-1612
2.Hidden River Events
What helps set Hidden River Events apart from other wedding venues is that they have the ability to specially cater their 17 acre wedding venue to fit the need of diverse clients. Guests can choose from available packages and themes, or they can work one on one with Hidden River Events wedding planners to create the perfect event. There are many spaces to hold the ceremony, including by a calmly flowing river, in a meadow of greens and colorful flowers, and more. This venue is located a short 15 minute drive from downtown Asheville, so commuters to the wedding should have no problem finding lodging for the special day.
30 Hidden River Drive, Swannanoa, NC 28778, Phone: 828-333-3401
3.Crest Center & Pavilion
© Crest Center & Pavilion
Betrothed couples who wish to host their wedding at Crest Center & Pavilion should plan far in advance because this venue often books up many months ahead of time. They are considered to be one of the more popular venues in Asheville, partly because they have been in the business for many years, and partly because they provide amazing experiences. There are many different venue style options at Crest Center & Pavilion, so whether guests want an indoor or outdoor wedding, either is possible. Sweeping vista views, professionally catered food, and expert guest service all come together to create wedding bliss at Crest Center & Pavilion.
22 Celebration Pl, Asheville, NC 28806, Phone: 828-251-1820
4.Asheville Masonic Temple
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The Asheville Masonic Temple, which is located directly in town, is a large indoor wedding venue that can accommodate large numbers of guests. There are four different distinct rooms that the celebrations can shift through. The 1st floor, which is perfect for cocktail and reception, can hold up to 400 standing guests. In the Noble Room a more intimate crowd is encouraged as it can only hold 175 standing guests at one time, perfect for family photos. The Theater and Auxiliary Rooms can each hold 400 standing guests at one time, making it easy to shift the wedding through different moods and rooms.
80 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801, Phone: 828-239-0928
© The Venue
Featuring exposed brickwork, beautiful wood beams, and classic charm, The Venue is a premier wedding venue located in downtown Asheville. There are three separate rooms that guests can use, Market Street, the Mezzanine, and the Second Floor, each of which has their own entrance and facilities. Shifting guests between the three locations is easy to do during the celebrations, as there are both stairs and elevators to use. The Venue offers catering services for guests, including bar operators and DJ recommendations upon request. Everything needed for a standard wedding is included in rental, so all guests have to worry about is having a wonderful time.
21 N Market St Asheville, NC 28801, Phone: 828-252-1101
6.Capital Club of Asheville
When the weather is agreeable an outdoor wedding can be the perfect occasion for both the couple being married and the guests attending. The Capital Club of Asheville knows that outdoor weddings are special so they have custom built their rooftop terrace to accommodate marriage celebrations. The terrace features stunning views of downtown Asheville with a backdrop of mountains. The venue has an indoor space with floor to ceiling windows if the weather becomes interruptive, otherwise guests can celebrate and dance the night away under the stars. Everything from the rehearsal dinner to the afterparty can be held at the Capital Club of Asheville.
82 Patton Avenue, Suite 800, Asheville, NC 28801, Phone: 828-398-5055
7.Country Club of Asheville
With the stunning backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Country Club of Asheville offers an exclusive wedding experience that guests will surely remember. The Country Club of Asheville is well known for its premier golf course, and they take this pride and successfully carry it over to their wedding venue business. There are both indoor and outdoor ceremony location options, depending on the weather, and afterwards guests can dine in the Pisgah Ballroom and marvel at the cathedral ceiling they are under. An onsite coordinator helps to ensure everything runs smoothly, and a wide array of available services help take the stress out of the big day.
170 Windsor Road, Asheville, North Carolina 28804, Phone: 828-258-9183
8.Celine and Company
© Celine and Company
Because of the scenic Blue Ridge Mountain backdrop many wedding venue seekers find themselves exploring Asheville, and Celine and Company certainly takes advantage of the gorgeous natural setting. Celine and Company follows the simply philosophy that each wedding celebration is a once in a lifetime experience, and should be respected as such, which leads them to care for each wedding as if it were their own. Onsite catering by a professional chef allows for custom menus, and an onsite wedding planner can help assure that the proper amount of food and beverages are arranged for the special day.
49 Broadway St, Asheville, NC 28801, Phone: 828-254-9902
9.Haiku I Do
For couples who are seeking something a bit more lavish than City Hall, but not quite as extensive as a 400 person Ritz wedding, Haiku I Do may be the ideal choice. This venue provides simple wedding packages that can be catered specifically to the guests’ desires, whether that is an elopement, a small pop-up wedding, or even a full service small wedding celebration. Haiku I Do has many elegant and zen settings to choose from, and whether guests prefer the koi ponds, manicured gardens, or covered chapel is up to them. The largest wedding possible at this venue is 140 guests, which makes it ideal for couples looking to celebrate with only their favorite people.
26 Sweeten Creek Rd, Asheville, NC 28803, Phone: 828-412-3939
10.The Barn at Honeysuckle Hill
© The Barn at Honeysuckle Hill
The Barn at Honeysuckle Hill is only a short seven miles from downtown Asheville, meaning that couples and guests can enjoy the tranquility of a country wedding with all the conveniences of a city event. The restored barn and hay loft are the key features, as they are original to the property, but the antique 90 year old church pews in the chapel should definitely not be overlooked. This family owned property sits on nine acres of historic undeveloped rolling countryside with sweeping views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Couples can choose from a variety of locations to tie the knot, all of which are unique and have their own charm.
2 Country Spring Dr, Asheville, NC 28804, Phone: 865-803-3900
This historic 1920s stone manor has since been converted into one of Asheville’s top wedding destinations. Homewood can hold up to 150 guests, which keeps the celebration intimate, and its innate charm and customization helps makes each and every wedding held here unique and memorable. Homewood is located in the historic Montford neighborhood, and because it is within walking distance of downtown Asheville and provides overnight parking, the party doesn’t have to stop when the wedding is over. This venue has been in the wedding business for over 15 years, and their experienced staff can cater to guests’ every need to ensure a smooth wedding.
19 Zillicoa St, Asheville, NC 28801, Phone: 828-232-9900
Because Peaceful Hollow has much of its own natural beauty, couples planning a wedding at this venue will find that they don’t need to provide or plan for much of their own decorating. The many natural niches on the property help inspire photographs that couples may cherish forever, whether those photos are taken with forest backdrops, water features, or blooming gardens. Peaceful Hollow can hold up to 140 people in rented tents for the celebration, and because they are a no steps, ground level facility even the oldest of honored guests shouldn’t have too much trouble navigating the grounds.
Asheville, NC 28803, Phone: 828-777-7094
13.Century Room on the Park
Because it is situated in downtown Asheville, the Century Room on the Park offers stunning skyline views and picturesque overlooks of the Pack Square Park. The venue is filled with high ceilings that are coupled with exposed wood trusses, authentic brick walls, and an ambiance of class and sophistication. This historic venue offers plenty of room for dancing and celebrations, and the included 120 inch screen and HD projector means that couples can showcase their favorite photos as a backdrop to their special day. A full service bar will keep the party going and the dedicated kitchen will help ensure that all the food is tasty and is delivered promptly during meal time.
20 S Spruce St, Asheville, NC 28801, Phone: 828-774-5235
14.Sky Mountain Events
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Much as the name suggests, Sky Mountain Events rests on a mountain that overlooks the valley and Blue Ridge Mountains off in the distance. Weddings here can take place in either the indoor venue, particularly when the weather is bad, or the outdoor venue, which is where the most stunning views are available. The finely manicured landscape surrounding the marriage arbor, in combination with the classic brickwork patio, will be an experience remembered by the guests for a long time. This venue primarily hosts weddings during the warmer months, but couples seeking a winter experience can book the indoor space for their celebrations.
199 Spivey Mountain Rd, Asheville, NC 28806, Phone: 828-452-4645
© Albemarle Inn
Weddings at the Albemarle Inn experience not only gorgeous backdrops and historic buildings, but also the convenience of guests to the event being able to stay onsite in one of the many rooms. The building was originally built in 1909 as a Greek Revival mansion and has since been restored to its former glory, and because it is located in a residential neighborhood it is often tranquil and quiet. Weddings here won’t be stranded, however, as downtown Asheville and all it has to offer is only a short drive or taxi ride away. The timeless appeal of the Albemarle Inn provides the perfect backdrop for guests seeking a classic wedding aesthetic.
86 Edgemont Road, Asheville, NC 28801, Phone: 828-255-0027
16.Biltmore Village Inn
© Biltmore Village Inn
Featuring a variety of packages from which couples can choose, the Biltmore Village Inn is accommodating to everyone from budget to luxury experience seekers. This classic bed and breakfast offers picturesque panoramic views of both the Swannanoa river and the Blue Ridge Mountains. The property and house were originally designed and built in 1892, in the style of a Queen Anne home, and have since restored and updated the house to include all the amenities of modern times. Whether couples are seeking an intimate elopement, a small wedding, or even an event with up to 50 guests, the Biltmore Village Inn has them covered.
119 Dodge St, Asheville, NC 28803, Phone: 828-274-8707
17.Heaven's Cloud Event Center
© Heaven's Cloud Event Center
For a venue that is only a few miles from downtown Asheville, but far enough that it feels secluded and immersed in nature, the Heaven's Cloud Event Center might be the perfect candidate for a great event. This 3.5 acre rolling hill property is perfectly set up to accommodate weddings of up to 240 seated guests. They primarily focus on their outdoor space, which features a 5,000 square foot pavilion that may evoke feelings of rustic charm in guests attending the ceremony. There is also an indoor hall if needed, which was designed in the 1950s and has all the flair of that time period.
130 Sardis Rd, Asheville, NC 28806, Phone: 828-225-3993
18.Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville, Autograph Collection
© Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville, Autograph Collection
The Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville is a local staple for class and eloquence, and their Autograph Collection wedding space certainly lives up to the brand name. They have five different wedding venues to choose from, ranging from ballrooms to salons, private dining areas, and even an outdoor terrace. The Kessler Ballroom can hold up to 200 guests and is decorated with crystal chandeliers, while the Tyrolean Terrace is an outdoor space that is usable any time of the year for up to 130 guests. Onsite wedding planners can help create the perfect day, and onsite chefs can customize a menu with favorite dishes and desires.
11 Boston Way, Asheville, NC 28803, Phone: 828-505-2949
© The Farm
The Farm, as the name suggests, is a combination of rustic country style with modern convenience. This wedding venue offers destination lodging for guests who wish to stay on location, farm to table cuisine for those who want the freshest foods, and a warm gathering place for the perfect country wedding. The Farm is situated in the Blue Ridge Mountains, just a short drive outside of Asheville, and was originally a functioning family farm many years ago. There are plenty of picturesque places for the betrothed couple to explore with their photographer, including the winding driveway, the porch swing, and all the nature surrounding the property.
215 Justice Ridge Road, Candler, NC 28715, Phone: 828-667-0666
20.East West Vintage Rentals and Venue
© East West Vintage Rentals and Venue
What began as a vintage rental company quickly grew into a hip wedding venue destination in Asheville’s Hall Fletcher neighborhood. This unique event space is ideal for small, intimate weddings where the guest count is kept low and the style is kept high. Everything, ranging from the first rehearsal dinner to the final goodnight kiss can be held at the East West Venue, and the combination of industrial vibe and vintage furniture is sure to make the night unforgettable. The 3,600 square foot warehouse space is filled with lounge and dining areas, and can serve groups up to 50 people.
278 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806, Phone: 828-230-0377
21.Renaissance Asheville Hotel
© Renaissance Asheville Hotel
The Renaissance Asheville Hotel lives up to the prestige that guests have come to expect from Marriott, and this definitely extends to their wedding venue preparations and celebrations. There are a total of 13 event rooms that guests can use, totalling nearly 23,000 square feet of event space. The largest of these rooms can hold up to 1,000 seated guests at once, meaning that even the largest weddings can be held at the Renaissance Asheville Hotel. Some of the top floor rooms have breathtaking views of the nearby mountains, while the Grand Ballroom is the perfect place for both dinner and dancing.
31 Woodfin Street, Asheville, NC 28801, Phone: 828-252-8211
22.1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage
The 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage specializes in small outdoor weddings, romantic elopements, and commitment renewal ceremonies. This small venue creates a sensual atmosphere for the special day, and includes scenic waterfalls, beautiful flowering plants, and extensive gardens. At max, ceremonies can include 15 adults, which means this venue is perfect for those who wish to celebrate their special day with only their most special people. Onsite pampering helps everyone relax, and on premise rooms mean that guests can party the night away without having any fear of getting home. What the 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage lacks in size it certainly makes up for in elegance.
173 E Chestnut St, Asheville, NC 28801, Phone: 828-253-2553
23.At Cumberland Falls Bed & Breakfast Inn
© At Cumberland Falls Bed & Breakfast Inn
There are two distinct packages that couples can choose from when planning their wedding At Cumberland Falls Bed & Breakfast Inn. First, the Elegant Elopement Package, which is ideal for those couples who are looking for their special day to be just between them. This package features a lower cost, a romantic experience, and just enough witnesses to validate the marriage certificate. The other option is for couples who want just a few select loved ones present, and is the Wedding Day Magic package. This package entails renting out the entire inn and can include up to 12 guests.
254 Cumberland Avenue, Asheville, NC 28801, Phone: 828-253-4085
© Ambrose West
Ambrose West is a family owned and operated wedding venue that always does their best to make each and every ceremony an unforgettable event. Their offer a small collection of event spaces to choose from, have convenient parking directly across the street, and are located in West Asheville. From Ambrose West guests can easily walk to the night scene in Asheville if they want, given the venue’s proximity to shopping, dining, and breweries. Ambrose West is both a wedding and music venue and thrives because of its contemporary aesthetic and detail oriented staff and owners.
312 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806, Phone: 828-332-3090
24 Best Asheville Wedding Venues
- Club Eleven On Grove, Photo: Club Eleven On Grove
- Hidden River Events, Photo: IVASHstudio/stock.adobe.com
- Crest Center & Pavilion, Photo: Crest Center & Pavilion
- Asheville Masonic Temple, Photo: Asheville Masonic Temple
- The Venue, Photo: The Venue
- Capital Club of Asheville, Photo: myronovychoksana/stock.adobe.com
- Country Club of Asheville, Photo: IVASHstudio/stock.adobe.com
- Celine and Company, Photo: Celine and Company
- Haiku I Do, Photo: IVASHstudio/stock.adobe.com
- The Barn at Honeysuckle Hill, Photo: The Barn at Honeysuckle Hill
- Homewood, Photo: Homewood
- Peaceful Hollow, Photo: IVASHstudio/stock.adobe.com
- Century Room on the Park, Photo: IVASHstudio/stock.adobe.com
- Sky Mountain Events, Photo: Sky Mountain Events
- Albemarle Inn, Photo: Albemarle Inn
- Biltmore Village Inn, Photo: Biltmore Village Inn
- Heaven's Cloud Event Center, Photo: Heaven's Cloud Event Center
- Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville, Autograph Collection, Photo: Grand Bohemian Hotel Asheville, Autograph Collection
- The Farm, Photo: The Farm
- East West Vintage Rentals and Venue, Photo: East West Vintage Rentals and Venue
- Renaissance Asheville Hotel, Photo: Renaissance Asheville Hotel
- 1889 WhiteGate Inn & Cottage, Photo: Freddy/stock.adobe.com
- At Cumberland Falls Bed & Breakfast Inn, Photo: At Cumberland Falls Bed & Breakfast Inn
- Ambrose West, Photo: Ambrose West
- Cover Photo: Olga/stock.adobe.com