432 Cascade Drive, Purlear, NC
Sky Retreat is an awe-inspiring wedding venue just one mile off the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway in Purlear, NC. This 30-acre location is ideal for couples that dream of exchanging their vows among Mother Nature. Its elegant ballroom, rustic log cabins, and multiple outdoor activities are free for soon-to-be-weds to enjoy during any season. Sky Retreat is nestled among lush rolling hills and thick forestry to give soon-to-be-weds plenty of privacy to host their dream day. Their Grand Event Hall boasts 6,500 square feet of space for you to design your dream theme. Sparkling chandeliers hang above the natural wooden floor, while large windows surround the space to cover your celebration in plenty of light. Its doors lead to an expansive covered veranda and wrap-around patio for your guests to enjoy cocktail hour in the fresh air. During the evening, you and your guests can relax by the natural stone fireplace on the outdoor porch. For outdoor celebrations, the extensive, grassy knoll features acres of manicured lawns that make for a glorious space to exchange your vows. Gardens, pathways, and natural rock designs are present throughout the property for you to host your romantic photo sessions. Accommodations are also available onsite in the form of 14 log cabins. Each one boasts cozy bedrooms, contemporary furnishings, and many cooking appliances to make you feel right at home. Adventurous couples can partake in the property’s various outdoor activities, from kayaking to paragliding. During your time at the venue, you and your vendors will have access to the onsite dressing rooms, catering kitchen, and DJ area. From intimate elopements to extravagant receptions, the team behind Sky Retreat is ready to make your nuptial vision come true!