13 Barn Wedding Venues North Carolina Couples Will Adore

Say "I do" at one of these countryside venues in North Carolina.
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Updated May 20, 2024

Searching for the barn wedding venues NC couples will love? From serene retreats among the Blue Ridge Mountains to charming estates dotting the rolling hills of Piedmont, North Carolina offers all kinds of barn venues that are equal parts elegant, rustic and charming.

Kick off your venue hunt by dreaming up the vibe you want—whether it's a laid-back celebration under the stars or a chic affair. As you compile your list of must-visit barns, remember to bring along your wedding venue checklist to ensure each space checks off key criteria like size and availability. Don't be shy about asking venue staff detailed questions about customization options, catering policies and contingency plans for rainy weather.

Finding your dream barn wedding venue in North Carolina isn't just about the specs, though; it's about feeling that spark when you step onto the property, knowing you've found the perfect setting to begin your marriage. Here are our top picks to help you get started.

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Chestnut Ridge in Canton, North Carolina

Located in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Chestnut Ridge offers a luxury barn wedding venue set against a backdrop of 150 acres. Think tree-covered hills and sugarcane fields as far as the eye can see. With a large reception area, ceremony chapel and private getting-ready suites, this high-end venue is dedicated to helping couples achieve their dream wedding with intentional planning and curated designs. They work exclusively with top-tier vendors, ensuring a seamless and stress-free celebration from start to finish.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 200

The Mill at Rock Creek in Boone, North Carolina

Situated less than five miles from downtown Boone, The Mill at Rock Creek allows for easy access to the city's attractions, giving guests plenty to explore during their visit. The North Carolina barn wedding venue accommodates up to 250 guests indoors and 280 outdoors, and includes a full bar, catering kitchen and an in-house sound system and projector. The climate-controlled barn is both gorgeous and historic, with antique beams, a cozy fireplace and quaint views of a winding creek.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 280

Hidden River Events in Asheville, North Carolina

Hidden River Events offers an all-inclusive wedding experience on a 20-acre farm in North Carolina. This venue provides everything from event services to on-site vacation rentals for up to 65 people. Couples can choose from a variety of scenic spots for their ceremony, such as by a flowing river, near one of the property's barn structures or against a mountainous backdrop. The venue accommodates up to 350 guests in a 5,000-square-foot event tent and provides customizable menus. Additional services provided include flower arrangements, photography, DJ, transportation, event planning and more.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 350

Laurel Falls in Fairview, North Carolina

Set against breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge, Laurel Falls is an 18-acre mountain retreat. It offers a variety of event spaces, including a barn, The Lodge Porch, Italian Grotto and the scenic Little Pigsah event site adjacent to Ceremony Rock and the Pavilion. With a capacity of up to 75 guests, this property is perfect for smaller weddings. It also has four cozy cabins (and a hot tub), which sleep up to 20 overnight guests altogether. Laurel Falls provides essential equipment like tables and chairs, but you also have the freedom to customize your day with vendors and rentals of your choosing.

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  • Guest Capacity: Up to 75

The Double J Farm in Lenoir, North Carolina

The Double J Farm is a rustic-chic wedding venue at the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, offering a unique, tailored wedding experience amidst 38 acres of lush landscapes. With vaulted ceilings, white drapery and 3,000 square feet of customizable indoor space, this barn wedding venue in NC is great for weddings of up to 150 guests. The barn is climate-controlled, so you can celebrate during any season. It's also equipped with giant barn doors that open up to bring in natural light and views.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 150

Creekside Farm in Bostic, North Carolina

A picturesque wedding venue with loads of North Carolina charm, Creekside Farm is nestled on 25 acres of farmland. With a majestic wood barn that accommodates up to 130 seated guests for ceremonies and receptions, it comes complete with climate control, furniture and an indoor bar. Outdoor spaces include a patio and three ceremony sites to choose from. Megan Brandle, with more than a decade of experience in event planning and a keen eye for style, leads a dedicated team focused on making your event seamless and enjoyable.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 130

Appalachian View in Linville, North Carolina

Located in Linville, Appalachian View provides a serene escape with stunning mountain views. This versatile NC barn wedding venue caters to all kinds of weddings, from intimate elopements to grand celebrations with a capacity of 200 guests. The modern barn-style reception hall can be easily personalized to suit your style with the addition of decor. The grounds have multiple options for outdoor ceremonies, including a firepit area, back patio and a gazebo. Practical amenities include a catering kitchen, tables and chairs, dressing rooms and plenty of parking (75 spaces). There are also two on-site cabins for overnight stays, each capable of sleeping up to six guests.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 200

Rural Hill in Huntersville, North Carolina

Just a 15-minute drive from Charlotte, Rural Hill provides a stunning 265-acre setting for your countryside wedding. Exchange vows outdoors with up to 120 guests on the Farm House's front lawn shaded by towering trees or near the 1760s cabin with sweeping views of the open landscape. Celebrate your union in the 4,000-square-foot barn, where vaulted, cathedral-like ceilings and exposed wood beams create a sophisticated but cozy ambiance.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 120

Grant Gables Venue in Ellerbe, North Carolina

Grant Gables Venue is a charming, family-owned wedding spot with a heartfelt history—it was originally built for the owners' daughter's wedding in 2023. This NC barn venue offers a friendly, welcoming atmosphere and stunning views. The wedding party can get ready in a well-equipped suite with professional lighting and large mirrors. The climate-controlled barn, which has a light wood interior, chandeliers and an upstairs balcony, provides a beautiful reception space. With additional amenities like tables, chairs and an on-site prep kitchen, Grant Gables Venue aims to make sure you have everything needed for a memorable celebration.

  • Guest Capacity: 300+

The White Crow in Banner Elk, North Carolina

The White Crow is a stunning barn wedding venue in NC set amidst dramatic mountain peaks, ideal for nature-loving couples. Since opening in August 2020, this family-run destination offers a personal touch, working closely with couples to help with their North Carolina wedding planning. The venue is 4,200 feet above sea level on 37 acres, providing a variety of scenic spots for ceremonies and iconic backdrops for wedding photos. The White Crow accommodates up to 300 guests in its rustic barn, which is enhanced by stylish furniture. With an emphasis on flexibility, this venue welcomes outside vendors for a personalized celebration, from rehearsal to reception.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 300

Experience Oakhaven in Pelham, North Carolina

Experience Oakhaven is a gorgeous setting for weddings, with several reception areas including the Grand Dutch Barn, Manor Gardens and Signature Oak. All wedding packages include use of the grounds, choice of venue for the ceremony and reception, rehearsal, private dressing areas and more. The venue accommodates up to 250 guests and provides essentials like chairs, tables, linens, setup and cleanup. They also provide dedicated setup time on Fridays to ensure a stress-free experience for couples. For overnight accommodations, there are four charming options to choose from: The Manor House, which dates back to the 1930s, sleeps up to 13 guests. The Bungalow sleeps six, Woodrow's Cabin sleeps seven and The Cottage (also known as the honeymoon suite) is made for two.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 250

Forever Home Farm in Pisgah Forest, North Carolina

Forever Home Farm, tucked away in a valley near the charming town of Brevard, offers a picturesque setting for your wedding. The 1800s farmhouse overlooks 15 acres of grazing horses with beautiful mountain views, which are perfect for sunrise and sunset photo ops. The venue features a pole barn that seats up to 200 guests and provides lodging options for up to 19 guests, along with an in-ground pool. As an excellent spot for a destination wedding, the area offers outdoor activities like hiking, biking and fishing at nearby Dupont State Park, plus great local breweries.

  • Guest Capacity: Up to 200

Summerfield Farms in Summerfield, North Carolina

Just a short drive from downtown Greensboro, Summerfield Farms has a rich history dating back to the 1930s. The farm has been modernized to include event spaces and luxury lodgings, including barn houses and cozy cottages. Couples can choose from various indoor and outdoor ceremony sites and enjoy amenities like luxury farmhouse suites, tables and chairs for up to 150 guests—along with setup and cleanup services. An on-site event specialist helps ensure everything goes smoothly, with packages that include a two-hour rehearsal slot and a three-hour photo session.

  • Guest Capacity: 300+

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