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15+ Asheville wedding venues from farms to dance floors

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So, you just got engaged. Or maybe youโ€™re planning on popping the question, or you enjoy daydreaming of the perfect wedding. (Or, youโ€™re just reliving your own wedding. Or, youโ€™re not interested in weddings in which case just skip below. ๐Ÿ˜‰)

Asheville is definitely a destination location thanks to the scenery. But even for locals, one of the most daunting questions can be โ€œwhere?โ€

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

๐Ÿ’’Claxton Farm

๐Ÿ“288 Upper Flat Creek Rd. | Weaverville | Farm

If open pastures + mountain views is your dream โ€œI doโ€ 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.

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๐Ÿ’’Biltmore Estate

๐Ÿ“1 Lodge St. | Asheville | Estate

Alright, Biltmore is a dream location โ€“ 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 Cedricโ€™s Garden??

๐Ÿ’’The Omni Grove Park Inn

๐Ÿ“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.

๐Ÿ’’Asheville Social Hall

๐Ÿ“81 Broadway | Asheville | Event Space

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

๐Ÿ’’Homewood

๐Ÿ“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.

๐Ÿ’’The North Carolina Arboretum

๐Ÿ“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.

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๐Ÿ’’Old Edwards Inn and Spa

๐Ÿ“445 Main St. | Highlands | Inn

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

๐Ÿ’’Grand Bohemian Hotel

๐Ÿ“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.

๐Ÿ’’The Venue

๐Ÿ“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.

๐Ÿ’’The Barn at Honeysuckle Hill

๐Ÿ“2 Country Spring Dr. | Asheville | Farm

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

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๐Ÿ’’Chestnut Ridge

๐Ÿ“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.

๐Ÿ’’Olivette

๐Ÿ“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 canโ€™t go wrong with the outdoor experience.

๐Ÿ’’OM Sanctuary

๐Ÿ“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.

๐Ÿ’’AC Hotel Asheville Downtown | Capella on 9

๐Ÿ“10 Broadway (9th Floor) | Asheville | Hotel Restaurant

Looking for the perfect spot for your reception, rehearsal 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 AVLโ€™s skyline? Yes. Please.

๐Ÿ’’The Asheville Masonic Temple

๐Ÿ“80 Broadway St. | Asheville | Event Space

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

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๐Ÿ’’Engaged Asheville

๐Ÿ“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 isnโ€™t in my near future. All the single ladies, now put your hands up! ๐Ÿ’

Despite how much I enjoy attending weddings, being a bridesmaid + writing about weddings, I donโ€™t care to have a giant wedding myself. Who knows, that could change โ€“ 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. ๐Ÿ‘Œ

Have a great Monday!

โ€“ Audra

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