16 Breathtakingly Rustic Asheville Mountain Wedding Venues

With a picturesque backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains, finding a jaw-droppingly beautiful rustic wedding venue in Asheville is easy to do. We've pulled together a stunning selection of lodges, ranches, and farms that allow to you exchange vows in a setting that's tranquil, beautiful, and about as "un-city" as you can get.


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: $ • $$

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: $$ • $$$

JuneBug Retro Resort

Weaverville, NC

Fab Features: 50-acre lush woodland resort just 12 minutes north of Asheville • creekside ceremonies beneath a canopy of walnut trees, or something more intimate in the dreamy treehouse • guests can rent one of 10 restored 1950s campers and spend the weekend hiking, exploring, or lounging in the hammocks

Catering: In-house, 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 Farm at Old Edwards

Highlands, NC

Fab Features: European-style resort with dramatic mountain vistas • event spaces include an all-white wedding garden, an apple orchard, and a rustic trout pond with fountain and bridal bridge • the Orchard House is designed with a soaring pine wood ceiling and massive glass doors that open to lush English-style gardens

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

The Fields of Blackberry Cove

Weaverville, North Carolina

Fab Features: dreamy setting on 21 acres of wooded paths, a quaint pond, open fields, trees, and rolling hills • stable-turned-event barn with elegant chandeliers beautifully blends rustic and glam • the expansive Great Room boasts a soaring vaulted ceiling and dressing rooms with stunning views of the property

Catering: In-house
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: $ • $$

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: $ • $$

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: $ • $$

Jeter Mountain Farm

Hendersonville, North Carolina

Fab Features: family-owned apple & Christmas tree farm on 411 acres of orchards and rolling farmland • al fresco ceremonies and cocktail hour with spectacular views of the Blue Ridge Mountains • stunning receptions in the expansive, natural light-flooded event barn

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
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: $

Double Creek Ranch

Fairview, North Carolina

Fab Features: bucolic family farm bounded by lush greenery and two sparkling streams • stunning sycamores shade creekside ceremonies, or tie the knot in front the rustic barn • gorgeous photo ops of the sunset over the Blue Ridge Mountains, or take fun pics with the horses in the corral!

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

New Beginnings Historic Farm

Rutherfordton, NC

Fab Features: secluded, rustic outdoor venue nestled in the mountains only five minutes from gorgeous Lake Lure • beautifully decorated farmhouse filled with antiques and vintage furniture • dreamy al fresco ceremonies followed by receptions in the spacious twinkle-lit, wood-beamed Pavilion

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

McKinley Edwards Inn

Bryson City, NC

Fab Features: welcoming hilltop boutique hotel offering beautiful Smoky Mountain views • spectacular grounds boast a koi pond, fire pit, whimsical sculptures, and evergreen trees connected by romantic stone walking paths • warm guest accommodations include 13 rooms in the historic 1940s apartment home and a two-bedroom cottage

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: $ • $$

Appalachian Farm Weddings

Waynesville, NC

Fab Features: the 400-acre farm offers a variety of event spaces • the Rolling Roof Barn is decorated with historic artifacts like egg basket lamps, authentic tobacco baskets, and a custom-made chandelier • exchange vows in the pasture then enjoy cocktails in the Bistro Lounge with wrought-iron furniture and a cozy fire pit

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$


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