16 Asheville Venues for Your Outdoor Wedding Celebration

There’s something so magical about a wedding surrounded by the beauty of the great outdoors — especially if you’re getting married in Asheville! Whether you’re picturing a colorful outdoor ceremony in a vibrant garden, a whimsical cocktail hour featuring breathtaking mountain vistas, or a lively reception dancing under the stars, there’s a spot for every vision here. Explore our list below and start planning your al fresco Asheville affair!



GARDEN



Hidden River Events

Swannanoa, NC

Venue Superpowers:

All-Inclusive

Panoramic Mountain Views

Farm-to-Table Catering

Fab Features: gorgeous farmland venue nestled along the banks of the Swannanoa River with Panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains • Say ‘I do’ in the lush Perennial Garden or under the Old Sycamore Tree with views of the bell tower • dance the night away in the huge reception tent and enjoy the award-winning, farm-to-table catering

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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The North Carolina Arboretum

Asheville, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Panoramic Views

Elopements

Green Initiative

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: $ • $$
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Biltmore Estate

Asheville, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Historic Details

Lovely Landscaping

On-Site Accommodations

Fab Features: gorgeous 250-room French Renaissance Chateau and former family home of George and Edith Vanderbilt • variety of event spaces from the charming inn to the rustic barn to the lavish gardens • packages include a selected menu, 4-hr open bar, customized wedding cake, champagne toast, and a complimentary overnight stay at The Inn on Biltmore Estate for the bride and groom

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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Nuptials for Nature | SAHC Community Farm

Alexander, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Non-Profit

Historic Details

On-Site Accommodations

Fab Features: historic farm nestled among the hills, boasting dramatic views of Mt. Pisgah an the Newfound Mountains • exchange vows among wildflowers beneath an ancient oak, followed by a lovely indoor/outdoor reception • weekend packages include a 2-night stay for seven in the exquisite remodeled farmhouse

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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The Village Green of Cashiers

Cashiers, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Mountain Vistas

Picturesque

Affordable Elegance

Fab Features: spectacular 13-acre nonprofit park facility • the rustic-chic Lewis Hall is designed with a 30-foot ceiling, a stained concrete floor, two garden courtyards, and massive hand-carved beams connected with mortise and tenon joinery • gorgeous al fresco celebrations on the expansive event lawn backed by the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$
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MOUNTAINS



Chimney Pond Farm

Glenville, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Romantically Rustic

Stunning Mountain Views

Destination Weddings

Fab Features: rustic farmstead getaway nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains overlooking Lake Glenville • picture-perfect ceremony options include a hilltop pergola and the Chimney Pond Meadow, surrounded by neat rows of Christmas trees • stylishly rustic reception barn highlighted by Tuscan lights and globe chandeliers

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

Andrews, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Panoramic Views

All-Inclusive

Cozy On-Site Accommodations

Fab Features: serene, private village situated on 54 lush acres adjacent to the national forest • romantic ceremonies in an arbor or a garden, on a covered bridge, beside a creek, or in an open-air pavilion • cozy on-site accommodations for 90 in the main house, studio, and cottages

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Nantahala Weddings & Events

Topton, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Secluded Setting

Lakeside Ceremonies

Weekend Weddings

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: $ • $$
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Biltmore Village Inn

Asheville, NC

Venue Superpowers:

All-Inclusive

Historic Details

Elopements

Fab Features: beautiful hilltop Queen Anne B&B • exchange vows with sweeping views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Swannanoa River Valley • unique micro wedding packages with optional useful add-ons like in-room hair and makeup services

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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COURTYARD



The Hackney Warehouse

Murphy, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Modern Vintage

Unique

Customized Packages

Fab Features: a loving restored former warehouse nestled in the mountains • sweet celebrations in the open-air courtyard beneath stringed market lights • the rustic-chic interior impresses with distressed brick walls, a tall, exposed beam ceiling, and large windows that fill the space with natural light

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$
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FOREST



Emerald Ridge Farm

Weaverville, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Pretty Panoramic

No Rush Weekend Package

Pet-friendly

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: $ • $$
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Stony Woods Estate

Marshall, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Secluded Setting

Panoramic Views

Elopements

Fab Features: upscale estate home surrounded by beautiful gardens and grounds, with large windows that frame views of the spectacular mountains • say "I do" perched on a hilltop, steps away from the home, then dine and dance on the lawn beneath a clear-top tent • cool on-site lodging in luxury treehouses

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Heaven's Cloud Event Center

Asheville, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Secluded Setting

Panoramic Views

Lush Grounds

Fab Features: a private setting nestled on 3½ acres of pristine countryside • exchange vows beneath a handmade arbor with lush woodlands as your backdrop • hold an al fresco event with a reception in the large, open-sided pavilion, featuring exposed trusses, wooden picnic tables, and pretty surrounding lighting

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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BARN/RANCH



Barn Star Events

Waynesville, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Historic Red Barn

Creekside Ceremonies

Secluded Setting

Fab Features: this former cattle farm-turned-event venue is nestled in Jonathan Valley at the base of the Great Smoky Mountains • process over the burbling creek to say say "I do" in the meadow beneath a handcrafted wooden arch, with the beautiful mountains as your backdrop • dine and dance in the historic barn, beneath a soaring, open-beamed ceiling draped with chandeliers and rustic artifacts

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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The Venue at Turkey Ridge

Kings Mountain, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Landscaped Grounds

Panoramic Woodsy Views

Overnight Accommodations

Fab Features: picturesque event center set on 33 pastoral acres conveniently located between Asheville and Charlotte • a beautiful landscaped courtyard leads to the lovely stone amphitheater for a ceremony with sprawling views • receptions in the gracious barn, with its rustic wood-beamed walls, large windows, and soaring ceilings draped with chandeliers

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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The Fields of Blackberry Cove

Weaverville, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Serene Setting

Rustic Elegance

Beautiful Barn

Fab Features: changing natural tableau across all seasons, with 21 acres of wooded paths, open fields, trees, and rolling hills • the Barn, once a rustic stable, adds glam with elegant chandeliers • the sprawling Lodge boasts a Great Room with a soaring vaulted ceiling, a Boardroom for rehearsal dinners, and dressing rooms with stunning views of the property

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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