15 Breathtaking Mountain Wedding Venues in North Carolina

Say "I do" at a wedding venue with sweeping mountain views of Western North Carolina.
Heather Bien - The Knot Contributor.
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Heather Bien
Heather Bien - The Knot Contributor.
Heather Bien
The Knot Contributor
  • Heather contributes wedding, honeymoon, travel and relationship content for The Knot and WeddingWire.
  • Heather also writes for publications including Apartment Therapy, StyleBlueprint, MyDomaine, HelloGiggles and The Everygirl.
  • She holds a degree in Art History and Architectural History from the University of Virginia.
Updated Dec 07, 2023

Have you always dreamt of saying your vows with the breathtaking view of the North Carolina mountains? If the answer is yes, you won't be disappointed by the incredible array of mountain wedding venues in North Carolina. Each time you think you've seen the most spectacular view of the Blue Ridge Mountains, another one comes along that's equally as dazzling. This state knows how to blend rustic style and pure elegance for a unique celebration.

And, while the mountains are a four-season destination, there are few places in the country that show off in the fall like Western North Carolina. Breathtaking views of the changing autumn leaves make for memories (and photos!) you'll never forget.

So, here are 14 of the most breathtaking mountain wedding venues in North Carolina that will offer something for the couple who wants to dance under the stars, those who are dreaming of jaw-dropping views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and those who want to celebrate their big day with a North Carolina craft beer in hand.

Twickenham House in Boone, North Carolina

A true English Manor estate with over 11,000 square feet of entertaining space and 400 acres of park-like grounds, Twickenham House is a hidden gem for couples looking for a trie wedding weekend. Up to 40 guests can stay on site over the course of your celebration, reveling in both the formal events and taking advantage of hiking, the hot tub, sauna and steam room, library and more on the property. Couples can say I do with the backdrop of stunning forest and Appalachian mountain views. An added bonus: the full-service Twickenham House handles all details and coordination, making wedding planning a breeze.

The Mill at Rock Creek in Boone, North Carolina

Whether you're envishioning an indoor or outdoor wedding, The Mill at Rock Creek can do it all. We love how this venue combines rustic charm with modern amenities (hello, air conditioning!), and is convenieintly located just a few miles outside of the center of Boone. The venue can host up to 250 guests indoors or 280 outside, with a scenic spot for outdoor ceremonies and the well-appointed banquet hall for receptions. Says one recent bride: "This venue goes above and beyond! From the second you walk into the Mill you will feel right at home."

Highland Brewing Company in Asheville, North Carolina

Nothing says Asheville like craft beer, so is there any more fitting Asheville wedding venue than a brewery? Beer lovers can celebrate their rehearsal dinner, welcome party or wedding day at Highland Brewing Company, Asheville's original craft brewery. Couples can host their big day in the Event Center with its soaring clerestory windows, or take advantage of the fresh mountain air in the 3,000 square foot Rooftop Beer Garden. Take in incredible views of the mountains while sipping on sour, barrel-aged beer, seasonal brews and other craft favorites. Highland Brewing Company can accommodate up to 250 guests seated or 300 for a cocktail reception, and, don't worry, they also serve wine, cider and non-alcoholic beverages for those who don't prefer beer.

Chimney Pond Farm in Cashiers, North Carolina

If you've been dreaming of a farm wedding in the North Carolina mountains, Chimney Pond Farm is definitely worth checking out. Set on 80 acres overlooking Lake Glenville, Chimney Pond Farm has all the rustic-meets-fairytale wedding vibes. Exchange vows with the majestic mountains as your backdrop, followed by a reception inside the minimalist-chic event space, which can be decorated to fit your wedding vision. And (bonus!) there's lodging on the property so you can spend the entire weekend celebrating with your nearest and dearest.

Overlook Barn in Banner Elk, North Carolina

From a mountaintop outdoor ceremony to an elevated barn reception, Overlook Barn offers rustic elegance inside a renovated 1960s horse barn. With incredible arched ceilings that twinkle at night, this 6,500 square foot Beech Mountain venue can host up to 300 guests to dance the night away. Meanwhile, other ceremony sites are available depending on your wedding party's needs. Cliffside Barn, a smaller venue on the property, can host your wedding ceremony or cocktail hour, and Mary's Meadow offers stunning mountain views to say your vows amidst the clouds. This picturesque venue also offers wedding packages for elopements and intimate celebrations.

Appalachian View in Linville, North Carolina

Your guests will be absolutely wowed at their first glimpse of the outdoor ceremony space at Appalachian View—it's a truly magical setting, with panoramic views of the majestic mountains. Weddings of up to 200 guests can be hosted here, and you'll love the charming, rustic reception space, complete with outdoor patio. This venue is also popular for micro-weddings and elopements, and also offers on-site cabins that each sleep six people.

The Lodge at Bear River in Marshall, North Carolina

With a true mountain lodge aesthetic that feels elevated to wedding elegance, The Lodge at Bear River brings together the dazzling views of the mountains with the serenity and natural beauty of Big Laurel Creek. Located near Hot Springs, the 2100 square foot Lodge has an intentionally rustic style with soaring vaulted ceilings, a two-sided fireplace, salvaged wood floors and an impressive antler chandelier. Guests can enjoy cocktail hour outside by the fire pits on the flagstone patios, and up to 125 people can dance the night away inside The Lodge.

The Ridge Asheville in Marshall, North Carolina

If rustic weddings aren't your vibe, but you can't get enough of the laid-back Asheville attitude, then The Ridge Asheville is the perfect location for your Western North Carolina wedding. With Spanish and French architectural influences, this venue has a romantic elegance that is completely unique to the area. You'll get the best of European architecture at The Chateau, yet set against sweeping mountain views. The Ridge Asheville also offers a three-story house for gorgeous getting-ready spaces (for all those exciting morning-of photo ops!). Up to 250 guests can be welcomed onto this full-service property with staff for planning, catering, bartending, decor and more.

The Farm, A Gathering Place in Candler, North Carolina

Imagine a wedding reception under twinkle lights with guests twirling beneath the glittering sky. That's what you'll find at The Farm, a romantic indoor and outdoor wedding venue just outside of Asheville, North Carolina. Originally a working farm, The Farm is a full-service events venue and relaxed place to gather your guests for your special day. Licensed wedding coordinators work with trusted local vendors to bring your dream wedding to life in the shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Spend your wedding day soaking in the love from the wrap-around porch, savoring a moment with your beloved in the romantic gazebo and laughing with your guests on the grounds.

Castle Ladyhawke in Tuckasegee, North Carolina

Tie the knot in a stone castle overlooking the mountains. This Scottish-inspired castle manor is 20 minutes from the Cashiers and is a stunning gem of luxury tucked away in the North Carolina mountains. This grand venue was a private estate in a previous life and now it's your private getaway for a wedding weekend on 60 acres of wild, beautiful forest. Castle Ladyhawke offers opulent getting-ready spaces and a romantic suite for the newlyweds to spend their wedding night. The venue can welcome 125 guests for a celebration that includes a chef-designed menu customized to the couple.

Biltmore in Asheville, North Carolina

A timeless estate, Biltmore is one of the largest and most exquisite homes in the country. And, yes, you can get married there. Showers, luncheons, rehearsal dinners and weddings are all held on the grounds of the Biltmore House, gardens, winery, farm and Inn on Biltmore Estate. You can expect superior service from the Biltmore, where wedding planning is a full-service affair. No matter the size of the wedding package you choose, it will include a selected menu, four-hour open bar, customized wedding cake, champagne toast and a complimentary overnight stay for the couple at The Inn on Biltmore Estate®.

The Venue in Asheville, North Carolina

Located in the heart of downtown Asheville, The Venue is a romantic location with the urban touch of exposed beams and red brick walls, and the warm atmosphere of the North Carolina mountains. With 13,000 square feet and, yet, a space that feels incredibly romantic, The Venue is understated elegance met with contemporary style. The Venue has an event planning team that will help you plan your ceremony and reception, which is blocked into a five hour event rental. An expertly crafted, locally sourced meal is created by The Venue's in-house culinary team. This is the unique wedding celebration your guests won't ever forget.

Country Club of Asheville in Asheville, North Carolina

Stunning mountain views while you say "I do" and gorgeous floor-to-ceiling windows framing the toasts are just a few of the details to love about the Country Club of Asheville. No matter where you are, inside or out, you'll stand in awe of the breathtaking mountain views. This venue is known for their attention to culinary and bar experiences, and they specialize in working with couples to create signature cocktails, expertly selected local craft beers and a menu that feels personalized to the couple's tastes. Additionally, there is day-of coordination available to make sure your big day goes off without a hitch.

Willow Falls Weddings and Events in Hendersonville, North Carolina

Plan your intimate, destination wedding at a mountain venue surrounded by a majestic 70-foot waterfall. Located outside of Asheville, this wooded property is the perfect location for small weddings up to 75 guests. Hosting weddings only May through October, this outdoor wedding venue is warm, welcoming and embraces both guests and Mother Nature with open arms. Explore walking trails lit by twinkling bulbs, gazebos, inviting porches, fire pits and gardens, plus, invite up to 20 guests to stay in homes on the property. Fall in love with Willow Falls, a wedding venue masquerading as a forest fairy tale.

The Venue at Mills River in Mills River, North Carolina

A countryside venue that is ready to make all your own, The Venue at Mills River offers couples the opportunity to celebrate with their nearest and dearest while taking in the amazing views of the Pisgah Forest and the French Broad River Valley. The venue's simple elegance plays off the natural beauty of the surrounding mountains and allows couples to make it all their own with decor. Hosting up to 150 guests for the wedding and up to 26 actually staying on the property throughout the weekend, The Venue at Mills River provides both a renovated indoor barn and outdoor ceremony and reception locations to choose from throughout the grounds.

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