14 Pet-Friendly North Carolina Wedding Venues

Celebrate with your favorite furry friend at a beautiful, North Carolina wedding venue. From rustic, sprawling farmlands to serene private estates, these North Carolina wedding venues can’t wait to accommodate your two and four-legged party members!



RALEIGH | DURHAM



Walnut Hill

Raleigh, NC

Fab Features: rustic-modern paradise set on 400 bucolic acres • exchange vows at the edge of the dazzling lake or beneath the sprawling branches of an ancient tree • the Pavilion impresses with a soaring ceiling of corrugated metal supported by impressive exposed wood trusses

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


ASHEVILLE



The Barn at Honeysuckle Hill

Asheville, NC

Fab Features: intimate ceremonies in the historic hayloft chapel • expansive 9-acre grounds boast a lily pad pond, sparkling waterfall, and majestic rolling pastures • several customizable packages, from sweet micro-weddings to rustic-chic all-inclusive options

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

Hawkesdene

Andrews, North Carolina

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: $ • $$

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: $ • $$

Claxton Farm

Weaverville, North Carolina

Fab Features: hold your ceremony on an idyllic, 500-acre working farm • pose for photos with the resident animals including a herd of cows, a camel, and a very handsome llama! • event coordination experts make the planning process a breeze.

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: $ • $$

Earthshine Lodge

Lake Toxaway, NC

Fab Features: gorgeous alpine getaway with sweeping Blue Ridge Mountain views and a rustic, welcoming vibe • cozy log cabin-inspired Lodge • rentals include access to the property's sprawling 76-acre grounds, plus overnight accommodations for 18 in the Lodge and the romantic A-frame Sunrise Cottage

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

Hidden River Events

Swannanoa, NC

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: $$ • $$$

Sawyer Family Farmstead

Glenville, NC

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: $ • $$

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: $

The Lodge at Bear River

Marshall, North Carolina

Fab Features: secluded retreat nestled along the banks of Big Laurel Creek • the Adirondack-style lodge is enhanced with a massive two-sided stone fireplace, antique wood floors salvaged from an old mill, and an impressive antler chandelier • romantic ceremonies on the flagstone patio overlooking the serene creek

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

Nuptials for Nature | SAHC Community Farm

Alexander, NC

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: $ • $$

Olivette Riverside Community & Farm

Asheville, NC

Fab Features: a historic 346-acre farm alongside the French Broad River • plan an unforgettable event amongst the sights and sounds of nature with the rushing river and swaying trees • celebrate in the rustic comfort of the outdoor pavilion and fireplace, fire pit amphitheater, private island, and beautiful wedding circle

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


WINSTON-SALEM



The Barn at Reynolda Village

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Fab Features: the barn dazzles with its crisp white interior, elegant lighting, and large picture windows framing views of the greenery outdoors • dine and dance the night away in a tent set up on the lawn next to the Barn • gorgeous photo ops in the Reynolda Gardens and the Reynolda House Museum of Art

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$


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