11 Outstanding Outdoor Charlotte Wedding Venues

Charlotte is more than a thriving metropolis with fantastic sports teams, NASCAR, and a hopping university scene. This charming town is also home to some beautiful and tranquil outdoor venues that can make your wedding day dreams come true. From rustic receptions to swanky soirees, here's a selection of stunning estates, posh resorts, and historic farmhouses perfect for an al fresco celebration.


Riverwood Manor

Harrisburg, NC

Fab Features: serene wooded venue nestled alongside a private lake • exquisite al fresco photo ops throughout the expansive property, located just 3 miles outside Charlotte • modern indoor venue boasts glowing chandeliers, dark wood accents, and bright windows

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Fields at Skycrest

Cleveland, NC

Fab Features: 85-acre working farm bounded by a tree-lined drive and rolling green pastures • dreamy al fresco events in any weather in the covered "Gathering Place," with panoramic views of the property • the French-country inspired modern reception space boasts exposed white trusses, chandeliers, and a large herringbone white brick fireplace for ambiance

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $$

Bansen Farms

Gastonia, NC

Fab Features: dance under the stars on a classic checkered dance floor, surrounded by quiet woods, tall grass fields, and thousands of glowing bistro lights • boho-style barn boasting white shiplap walls and iron-framed windows • charming 60-year-old Farmhouse boasts modern amenities and cozy accommodations for seven

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

The Duke Mansion

Charlotte, North Carolina

Fab Features: stunning Colonial Revival mansion on a lovely 4.5-acre property in one of Charlotte's historic neighborhoods • exchange vows in the gardens on the Barnhardt Terrace, with its brick paving and elegant pergola • fine Southern cuisine gorgeously presented with impeccable service

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Vista at Walnut Hill

Cleveland, North Carolina

Fab Features: classic red barn and grain silo set under the wide Carolina skies • gorgeous al fresco spaces throughout the 91-acre grounds, from the sprawling pastures and fields to the lawns around the barn • spacious barn interior boasts airy, open rafters

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Firethorne Country Club

Marvin, NC

Fab Features: dignified Arts and Crafts-style stone built clubhouse • gorgeous outdoor ceremonies on the expansive patio, surrounded by lush plantings and verdant greens • dreamy photo ops among natural rock structures, reflective ponds, and several copses of trees

Catering: In-house
Price: $$

Separk Mansion

Gastonia, North Carolina

Fab Features: romantic, 1919 Italian Renaissance mansion built by an early 20th century textile mogul • multiple ceremony sites on the grounds include an arbor of century-old oaks and a raised, chandeliered pergola • cocktails on the limestone and tile veranda followed by a grand reception in the magnificent ballroom

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Carolina Country Weddings and Events

Mount Pleasant, NC

Fab Features: a peaceful, secluded family farm just an hour from Charlotte • the nature-inspired venue has it all—sweeping meadows and pastures, wooded hideaways, a renovated barn • cozy accommodates and intimate events in the adorable farmhouse

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Green Gables Farm

Statesville, North Carolina

Fab Features: enchanting farmhouse set on 35 acres • receptions in the open-air pavilion that brings the outdoors in • picturesque the rolling green pastures with beautiful horses, the majestic oak trees and a serene pond

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

The Bottle Factory

Monroe, North Carolina

Fab Features: 1927 beauty originally part of the Coca-Cola Bottling Company • nestled in the heart of Monroe's charming historic district, surrounded by parks • chic interior boasts exposed brick walls, floor-to-ceiling columns, and open rafters hung with chandeliers

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$


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