North Carolina Wedding Venues: The Guide
Updated: Jan 8
Historic Sites & Homes
Biltmore is renowned all over the southeast and the nation, and when it comes to a destination, it may be my ultimate wedding dream location. My mother grew up in Asheville as a girl, and while it is not my home, it feels this way each time I go. The mountains are calling, feel free to take me and my team.
Biltmore offers wedding venues all over the property and can hold up to 600 guests! While this venue is the epitome of North Carolina luxury, an intimate and luxurious affair starts around $35,000 for 50 guests.
Blandwood Carriage House
Blandwood Carriage House is a distinctive wedding venue with an intimate, romantic feel. This two story facility is the perfect space for a guest count of 130 or fewer. The Carriage House sits on the historic site of Blandwood Mansion and recently, it received a stunning and modern renovation. The space has a luxurious garden feel and the large bright windows allow you to feel like the outside is peeking in.
The property features a 1100 + year old golden gingko and other historic gardens, while the house is the oldest Italianate structure in the United States. You and your partner can stand on the front steps and transport yourselves back in time. Don't miss this historic space right in the heart of Downtown Greensboro and the reason Greensboro is the third largest city in the state of NC.
Board and Batten Events
One of my absolute favorite event spaces is Board and Batten located in Lexington near High Rock Lake. This food inclusive venue is one that makes wedding planning stress free, and you know how I feel about taking the stress out of wedding planning. This space offers multiple ceremony options, all inclusive menu options, and a space that holds around 250 guests. This space will allow you and your guests feel catered to hand and foot from start to finish on your wedding day!
New Hill, NC
The Bradford is a stunning venue located right outside of the Raleigh-Durham area in the small town of New Hill, NC. This historic venue offers a wide variety of wedding packages and accommodations. With multiple ceremony options, your day can feel unique and elegant in this romantic space.
This space was designed to mimic the European countryside, and while it is not a historic home or building, the amenities will make you feel right at home in this luxurious estate and gardens. The Bradford is a space for the elegant and timeless wedding you have always dreamed of having.
Cadillac Service Garage
Cadillac Service Garage is in the heart of Downtown Greensboro as well and is suitable for weddings that are 200 plus. This historic site once was a garage that serviced the classic Cadillac.
This space has a luxurious feel with masculine touches. The black and white checkered floor bewitches your guests and takes them back in time from the moment they arrive. No event here is suitable without tons of candlelight, stunning ceremony florals, and a cool getaway car!
Pleasant Garden, NC
Located right outside of Greensboro, NC in Pleasant Garden a new an unique wedding venue just opened up in 2022. This elegant Victorian home and garden venue is an ideal location to host your outdoor wedding day.
The sprawling estate is located in a private estate that is ideal for a grand event that you would still like to feel intimate. There is plenty of room for your guests to spread out and take in the beauty all around.
Winston Salem, NC
Graylyn is located right outside Reynolda Village and is also another historic site and hotel. This luxurious space is simply charming. This dreamy, French inspired estate has everything my heart desires minus the flight to Paris.
The romantic turret in the White Garden is reminiscent of fairy tale castles and is the ultimate space for your outdoor ceremony. Tented weddings are common on estate grounds and there is enough room to dance under the stars of a clear top tent in the yard.
Plus, this estate doubles as a hotel, so this is perfect for your guests to stay the weekend and never want to leave.
The Holt House
The Holt House in Lexington, NC is a short drive from the Piedmont Triad & Charlotte. It is a quaint little house with lots of historic charm. This venue features a large backyard and is ideal for intimate and romantic gatherings of 100 people or fewer.
McAlister- Leftwitch House
The definition of Southern Charm is McAlister-Leftwitch House located in Downtown Greensboro. This dual house has enough space and yard space for your ceremony and offers several rooms for an indoor ceremony, reception, cocktail hour, and more!
They do offer all inclusive packages that can be a wonderful option for a one-stop-shop, or make your day unique and bring in your own outside vendors.
Providence Cotton Mills
Providence Cotton Mill is a perfect blend between modern, industrial, and light and airy. This open air space is perfect for the couple who loves natural light, but still want an industrial space. The open windows and 30 foot ceilings will transport you back in time on your perfect day. With multiple spaces for your wedding day, this space is perfect for those who love nature, but still want to be protected from the elements.
Located on the historic Revolution Mill campus near downtown Greensboro, The Colonnade is the perfect venue for the lover of old historic mill structures and Italianate details.
The Colonnade at Revolution Mill is staffed by the experienced Pepper Moon Catering who are there to help serve you and create a memorable experience for you and your guests. They assist with menus, floor plans, beverage service, and even specialty rentals to create a seamless, stress-free day.
Vineyards, Gardens, & Farms
The Barn at Reynolda Village
Winston Salem, NC
The Barn at Reynolda Village is situated on the historic estate of Reynolda House Museum Of American Art. It is located in the historic village and situated nearby the lovely gardens where ceremonies can take place, or they can take place inside the barn itself.
This lovely historic venue is the ideal location for someone who loves a barn structure but loves modern amenities.
Established in 2004 by NASCAR team owner Richard Childress, this impressive Winery is the epitome of romance and luxury right in the foothills of North Carolina. This world class winery has several locations for your wedding ceremony. The Grand Pavilion, Back Lawn, Courtyard, and Gazebo are all locations available to you on your wedding day.
Packages also include food and beverage service from world class service onsite at Childress. Let your worries take a backseat as this venue has it all!
Carolina Grove is a mere 15 minutes from Downtown Durham and is nestled in the woods of Hillsborough, NC. This luxury barn has many spaces to make your event go off without a hitch. The venue offers both indoor and outdoor ceremony options, a luxurious, modern barn interior, with a back porch for cocktail hour or even outdoor reception events.
This is by far one of my favorite "barn" properties in North Carolina because it does not feel like a traditional barn property.
The Hayfield at Murchison Farms
Hayfield at Murchison Farms is a beautiful new venue located on a working farm in Liberty, NC. This farm features rolling hills, pastures full of Black Angus cows, and a peaceful pond situated behind the ceremony tree.
The indoor space is a 6,000 square foot space with an open loft that overlooks the dance floor. Guests can sit both upstairs and downstairs or adventure onto the patios and terrace outside.
This space is an excellent retreat for your wedding weekend. Enjoy the relaxing experience on The Hayfield at Murchinson Farms.
Beech Mountain, NC
This barn offers breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is the perfect backdrop for your wedding ceremony or reception. This space has multiple spaces to offer to each couple and is a unique and stunning venue in the NC Mountains.
Summerfield Farms is one of the most well known farm turned wedding venues in North Carolina. The staff have weddings down to a science and they are constantly renovating the space to make things bigger and better. They have enough space to accommodate two weddings or events per day while also having smaller groups gather at their Well Truck. This space isn't just a great space to get married, but it is also a great date night location.
Ceremonies can take place under the "little" tree, inside one of their barns, or in one of their other field locations. There are so many photo opportunities here and you will always feel like you are the only couple on the property on your very special day.
The White Crow
Banner Elk, NC
Built in 2020, this stunning all-white venue is situated in Banner Elk, NC, and it is another space with a breathtaking view of North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains. This all white barn has views to Tennessee, Virginia, and even Georgia! Relax in the bridal or grooms suite as you get ready for your big day or around their fire pit onsite. Then step out onto the overlook to say your vows to the love of your life overlooking miles and miles of beautiful mountains.
Winter Wood Farm
This is one of my favorite venues in all of North Carolina. I know... I shouldn't have favorites. But I do love the view at Winterwood Farms in Sparta, NC. Not far from Winston Salem, Boone, Asheville is this lovely venue overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains. This venue is managed by the family that owns the farm and they have so much to offer to make your day extra special.
Wrightsville Beach, NC
Wrightsville Manor & Gardens is a charming space right near Wrightsville Beach. This charming venue is surrounded by the charm of historic trees covered in romantic Spanish moss. The cozy fireplace makes you feel right at home in this space and leaves a feeling of intimacy on your special day.
This venue is lovely for both indoor and outdoor events surrounded by the ones you love. This venue is the perfect space for those who want a wedding on the charming coast of Carolina's shore.
Grand Bohemian Hotel
Grandover Resort and Spa
The Proximity Hotel
The Pinehurst Resort
The Omni Grove Park Inn
The Umstead Hotel and Spa