17 North Carolina Venues Perfect For Your Small Wedding

Making big plans for your small North Carolina wedding? With its picturesque landscape and historic charm, you can elope in the Blue Ridge Mountains, host a laid-back affair in the Outer Banks, or throw a petite-yet-posh party at a modern boutique event space downtown. These versatile venues provide a picturesque setting and custom-curated packages that are sure to make your micro celebration a mega-hit!



ASHEVILLE



Magnolia House

Hot Springs, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Destination Weddings

Mountain Panoramas

Private Estate

Fab Features: a beautiful historic estate nestled in the charming Hot Springs valley, specializing in weekend weddings with lodging for 20 • hold your ceremony under the beautiful walnut tree • enjoy the expansive mountain views from the wonderful, open-sided pavilion or a spacious tent on the lawn

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Twisty Maple Events

Fletcher, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Woodsy Vibes

Tented Receptions

Weekend Weddings

Fab Features: idyllic, woodsy setting perched on a hill just outside of Asheville, with magnificent views of the seasonally-changing leaves and mountains beyond • receptions in an expansive, clear-top tent for all-weather celebrations • overnight lodging for two nights in the cozy, fully furnished farmhouse is included in all wedding packages

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Embassy Suites by Hilton Asheville Downtown

Asheville, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Downtown Asheville Location

Modern Vibes

Rooftop Bar

Fab Features: fresh, modern hotel with a fab downtown Asheville location • the Blue Ridge Ballroom boasts a clean, contemporary feel and moveable walls to accommodate celebrations of all sizes • enjoy a rooftop afterparty at Soprana Cucina, which offers nibbles, cocktails, and a fab city view

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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The Vineyard at High Holly

Scaly Mountain, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Lush Gardens

Rustic-Chic

Charming Accommodations

Fab Features: picturesque vineyard set on the verdant Highland Plateau in the Blue Ridge Mountains • the gorgeous 32 acres house an award-winning dahlia garden, peaceful walking paths, a pond, and a serene waterfall • charming studio-style homestead cottage and 5 additional cottages

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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Stony Woods Estate

Marshall, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Treehouse Cabins

Pet-Friendly

Secluded Setting

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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McKinley Edwards Inn

Bryson City, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Boutique Hotel

All-Inclusive

Budget-Friendly

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: $ • $$
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Biltmore Village Inn

Asheville, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Historic Charm

Mountain Views

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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Nantahala Weddings & Events

Topton, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Destination Weddings

Cliffside Ceremonies

Secluded Estate

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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Warehouse 18 Venues

Hickory, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Historical Charm

All-Inclusive

Industrial Elegance

Fab Features: a spacious 160-year-old warehouse on Hickory City Walk in the heart of downtown • charming industrial details like vintage brick and exposed wooden beams offset by elegant crystal chandeliers and chic lounge furniture • delectable in-house catering serves all tastes, with options ranging from multi-course feasts to house-smoked barbecue to gourmet pizza and taco bars

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



Firethorne Country Club

Marvin, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Affordable Luxury

All-Inclusive

Creative Cuisine

Fab Features: dignified Arts and Crafts-style stone 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: $ • $$
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OUTER BANKS



White Doe Inn

Manteo, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Elegant Estate

Small Town Charm

Garden Celebrations

Fab Features: Fab Features: a grand 3-story late-Queen Anne style mansion located in the Outer Banks of North Carolina • choose between the Inn’s lush gardens or one of the beautiful nearby beaches for your ceremony • find exactly what you’re looking for with their assortment of wedding packages

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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GREENVILLE



Mizpah Manor and Chapel

Washington, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Historic Gem

Vintage Chapel

All-Day Rental

Fab Features: elegant Edwardian manor restored to its original splendor, just steps from beautiful Pamlico Sound • ceremonies in the charming white chapel, followed by intimate dinners in the manor's grand dining room • host an al fresco celebration on the expansive lawn

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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RALEIGH



The Carolina Manor House

Franklinton, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Historic Charm

Unique Accommodations

Indoor/Outdoor Flow

Fab Features: authentic Queen Anne-style mansion nestled on a picturesque 10-acre lot • prep in the mansion's luxurious dressing suites, then exchange vows in a lovely, intimate garden "chapel" and receptions in the chic, modern Grand Hall • unique overnight lodging available in rustic, treehouse-inspired cabins

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$
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Brier Creek Country Club

Raleigh, North Carolina

Venue Superpowers:

Customized Packages

Fabulous Amenities

Affordable Luxury

Fab Features: elegant clubhouse surrounded by manicured grounds • walk down a brick aisle to exchange vows beneath a white arbor backed by towering trees • the grand ballroom is designed with a neutral color palette, crystal chandeliers, and opens to a covered terrace

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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The Glass Box

Raleigh, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Modern Luxury

Rooftop Events

City Views

Fab Features: sophisticated, loft-style gem nestled on the 5th-floor of a historic, turn-of-the-century Classical Revival building • the bright and airy space is bathed in natural light from floor-to-ceiling windows and hardwood floors reflect its natural warmth • amazing downtown views from both inside and on the private outdoor balcony

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $
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WINSTON-SALEM



Dewberry Farm

Kernersville, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Private Estate

Family-Run Farm

Country Setting

Fab Features: beautiful 20-acre farm, lush with tulip and sunflower fields, rolling lawns, and colorful gardens • exchange vows beneath a quaint white pergola framed by blooms, under the shade of a pecan tree, or in the soaring barn • endless photo ops among the gardens, streams, and trees, in the classic farmhouse, and with the friendly farm animals

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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The Little Chapel at Haven Ridge

Winston-Salem, NC

Venue Superpowers:

Elopements

Charming Chapel

Picturesque

More Fab Features: family-run sanctuary set on 54 acres of lakeside meadows • the chapel was built by local artisans using 500-year-old English brick, with stunning details like exposed oak ceiling trusses, and breathtaking custom stained glass windows • gorgeous photo ops among the serene landscape

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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