12 Affordable Asheville Wedding Venues

Searching for a stylish wedding venue in Asheville that won’t break the bank? We’ve got you covered! From a rustic-chic farmhouse just outside the city limits, to a loft-style event space with a cool speakeasy vibe, check out these lovely locations that offer champagne style on a beer budget.


Fontana Village Resort

Fontana Dam, North Carolina

Fab Features: year-round beauty at this cozy resort nestled along the Fontana reservoir in the Nantahala National Forest • plenty of indoor & outdoor options, from a sweet traditional chapel to a sprawling lawn, led by a fab events team • on-site lodging boasts a private marina and 238 miles of shoreline

Catering: In-house
Price: $

Brevard LumberYard

Brevard, North Carolina

Fab Features: 100-year-old factory-turned arts center with endless options for customization • cool, industrial open-air pavilion surrounded by original brick structures, modern murals, and even a vintage car! • chic, airy indoor spaces are housed in the historic factory

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $

Sky Mountain Events

Asheville, NC

Fab Features: secluded private venue just 15 minutes from Downtown Asheville • intimate ceremonies in the Zen Garden or grand soirees on the expansive lawn with unobstructed panoramic views • exquisitely curated wedding rentals and decor provided by Haiku I Do & Vintage Indigo Rentals

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Homewood

Asheville, North Carolina

Fab Features: well-preserved 1920s stone manor located in the historic post-Victorian Montford neighborhood • gorgeous period-specific details include the original hardwood flooring, Appalachian stone fireplaces, alabaster sconces, and wrought-iron chandeliers • variety of options from easy elopements to all-inclusive packages

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Nantahala Weddings & Events

Topton, NC

Fab Features: exquisite destination venue set beside the sparkling Nantahala Lake among the Smoky Mountains • nature is your altar at the Chapel in the Sky, perched at 3,500 feet • cozy tiny homes offer overnight lodging for up to 14 people for weekend-long soirees (plus, no end times!)

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Laughing Waters Retreat Center

Gerton, North Carolina

Fab Features: dreamy retreat set on 900 pristine "forever protected" acres on the banks of the Hickory Nut Creek • ceremonies on the shore of the creek, beside the tranquil pond, or by the stone ruins of the original farmhouse • dine and dance under the stars or inside the log-cabin-style lodge

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

The North Carolina Arboretum

Asheville, North Carolina

Fab Features: 65 acres of meticulously cultivated gardens, bountiful flowerbeds, stone paths, and towering trees • choose from a variety of indoor and outdoor event spaces • their Green Wedding Program provides green initiative guidelines to help couples design their event to minimize its impact and preserve the natural beauty of this North Carolina gem

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Parker-Binns Vineyard & Winery

Mill Spring, NC

Fab Features: family-run winery nestled in the Tryon Foothills • al fresco celebrations on the manicured grounds surrounded by rolling hills, vines, and Blue Ridge Mountains views • packages offer fun inclusions like the use of their wood-fired oven and smoker, bride and groom quarters, a fire pit, and rustic farm tables

Catering: BYO
Price: $

Willow Falls Weddings

Hendersonville, NC

Fab Features: secret garden vibes with a 70-foot waterfall hidden in the forest • walking trails lead to the ceremony site among the pines and romantic bistro lighting • enjoy a 3-night stay for up to 20 guests just outside of Asheville

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

The Crest Center and Pavilion

Asheville, North Carolina

Fab Features: picturesque hilltop banquet facility • exchange vows at the Crest Gazebo and take advantage of the sweeping downtown vistas as your backdrop • the elegant pavilion has a 30-foot ceiling supported by iron and wood beams and can be open-air or glass-enclosed

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Emerald Ridge Farm

Weaverville, NC

Fab Features: historic farm only 12 minutes from Asheville but secluded among acres of pastoral meadows, oaks, and rolling hills • ceremonies set against the mountains with receptions in the classic red barn or under the stars on the expansive deck • cozy lodgings in the modern farmhouse

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

McKinley Edwards Inn

Bryson City, NC

Fab Features: charming boutique hotel overlooking Bryson City • the grounds boast a koi pond, fire pit, whimsical sculptures, towering evergreen trees, and beautiful views of the Smoky Mountains • cozy accommodations in the 13 spacious rooms in the former 1940s apartment home and an inviting two-bedroom cottage

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


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