Mountain Wedding Venues in North Carolina (or South Carolina)
Looking for a wedding venue is one of the first items on the list that newly engaged couples seek to check off in order to have their wedding date marked on the calendar. With so many options these days, brides and grooms are looking for unique venues that are remarkable and that fit them as a couple. From beach and waterfront weddings to banquet halls and barn venues, mountain wedding venues are one venue option that offers a breathtaking ridge line no matter the time of year. Wanting to have a wedding in North Carolina with a mountain view? We have found mountain wedding venues in the Carolinas that you may not have heard of.
Brown Mountain Beach Resort - Lenoir, NC
"Brown Mountain Beach Resort is a timeless combination of rugged beauty, and elegance for those who desire a unique wedding experience. Let the sunset over the gorge and the gentle sound of Wilson Creek provide the most captivating setting for your big day. Our wedding packages include exclusive use of the resort grounds, wedding arch, tables, chairs, and essential decor. BMBR staff will provide both setup, and clean up so you and your loved ones can simply enjoy the celebration. Let your life’s adventure together begin here at Brown Mountain Beach Resort!"
Brown Mountain Beach Resort has scenic views and is located on the beach. Some couples even go tubing after their ceremony. How fun! One of the great perks that Brown Mountain Beach Resort provides is on-site lodging. They can currently host 50-60 guests in their cabins and yurts but are looking to expand in Summer 2022 to provide lodging for 74-80 guests on site. Do you have more than 50-80 guests? Brown Mountain Beach Resort also recommends hotels and Airbnbs in the surrounding area to accommodate for all guests. Kelsey is the coordinator on site and is absolutely wonderful to work with. If you are looking for both a mountain view and beach wedding all in one place, this could be the wedding venue for you!
Pretty Place - Cleveland, SC
Photo: Jessica Kait Photography
This one is not in North Carolina, but it's worth the short drive into South Carolina for these views! The Pretty Place is located in Cleveland, SC and the venue's views speak for themselves! This venue space is so unique and gorgeous to have as a mountain wedding venue and covers 1400 acres. The chapel is located on private property owned by the YMCA Camp Greenville and has been in existence since 1912. Having your wedding ceremony at Pretty Place will provide you with a beautiful mountain view of South Carolina's Upstate. The Chapel can hold 350-400 people with parking capacity being around 75-85 vehicles. Weddings at Pretty Place are scheduled in two hour time blocks which also includes set-up, clean-up, and rehearsals within your two hour reservation. With the limited amount of time, couples can reserve additional hours as needed for an additional fee. Background adjustments can also be made depending on the couple's event decoration preferences, and a sound system can also be rented on site if needed.
Nantahala Weddings & Events - Topton, NC
Nantahala Weddings & Events is a 6.5-acre lake and mountain view estate venue with the perfect backdrop for your wedding ceremony. Nantahala offers a variety of package options, from as many as 125 people to as intimate as 20 people. Couples are not given mandatory end times and noise restrictions and can use any vendors of their choosing. Pets are even allowed! Not only does Nantahala offer a an open-air and covered ceremony space, but also an open-air pavilion & caterer's kitchen for your reception, bride and groom's suites, a rehearsal dinner room, onsite lodging with a lake view for 14, and two bonfire pits.
Nantahala's ceremony spaces are areas on Nantahala Weddings & Events's property to highlight. The Chapel in the Sky has a lake and mountain view seated high above the clouds at 3,500 foot elevation. Another spot to say " I do" is on Wayah Bald* on the Appalachian Trail which is at 5300 foot elevation ( 11 miles from the venue). Nantahala's outdoor and covered ceremony chapel located next to the reception facilities is a great rain plan that has a moss covered rock wall and sycamore benches.
"We are a destination wedding venue with a focus on nature. The lake, mountains, river, and waterfalls provide a wide variety of activities for your guests – boating, swimming, whitewater rafting, hiking, and fishing – as well as spectacular wedding photo opportunities. Our goal is to make your experience as stress-free as possible so you can relax and enjoy the beauty of Nantahala with your family and friends."
Chestnut Ridge - Canton, NC
Chestnut Ridge is yet another venue space that sits amid the North Carolina mountains. Chestnut Ridge has been historically known as the Medford Farm and is surrounded by a family homestead on a 150 acre farm. Chestnut Ridge is still an operating working farm that is full of homegrown sugar cane for old fashioned, batted molasses and grazing livestock.
"Chestnut Ridge believes in the lasting experience. This is where we transcend the expected by offering breath-taking views, meaningful amenities, and the freedom to dream. Chestnut Ridge is where you’ll truly meet your memories. From weddings, conferences, luncheons, and business events, we look forward to sharing our piece of home with you."
Chestnut Ridge has the most amazing and caring planners who ensure that your wedding days goes smoothly and are so fun to work with. They also offer a variety of package options one of which is all inclusive for everything that you would need on your wedding day. This premium wedding package includes everything from the basic venue package and includes the venue's essential preferred vendors. You have the opportunity to choose all of your wedding vendors from their given list to help make your wedding decisions easier.
The White Crow - Banner Elk, NC
"At The White Crow, we can bring your wedding and special event ideas to fruition. Our picturesque Wedding Venue offers everything you can dream of to ensure a memorable experience for you and your guests. Our years of experience in the service industry has taught us the value of personalized service. At The White Crow, you are not just another date on our calendar. We feel honored to be a part of your special day, helping to make memories that last a lifetime."
"The White Crow Wedding and Event Venue is on a 37 acre mountaintop with the most beautiful and astounding. views in Banner Elk, North Carolina. This newly opened venue in 2020 is a 6,400 square foot building that is close to Banner Elk and Boone in Western North Carolina. The White Crow Wedding and Event Venue can seat up to 300 people and offers a variety of package options to suite your wedding day needs. All of the wedding venue packages include tables and chairs, cocktail tables, farm tables, a 9ft head table, and arbors to choose from. While outside vendors will need to provide the additional details, the impressive mountain views come at no extra cost."
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