Best Venues From Mountain to Sea 4

Asheville

The Farm

Phil and Kristen Photography

Originally a family farm nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, this destination wedding venue is known as “the gathering place.” Farm-to-table on-site catering and a variety of event spaces and decor make for a unique wedding every time. The Farm’s cottages provide lodging for friends and family who have a little too much fun or just want to stick around for a post-wedding brunch. TheFarmEvents.com

Charlotte

Sugar Creek Brewing Company

LunahZon Photography

This is not your mother’s traditional wedding venue! Guests will find natural wood and earth tones, an expansive outdoor patio and a relaxed atmosphere in this rustic brewing company. Sit down with the Head Brewmaster to to craft a signature beer served on your special day. Day of, prove your enthusiasm for the bubbly brew and have your photos taken by their beer tanks. SugarCreekBrewing.com

Mint Museum Uptown

Critsey Rowe Photography

Art connoisseurs, this one’s for you. In the heart of Uptown Charlotte, this five-story museum houses internationally renowned collections of Craft + Design, American, Modern, Contemporary and European art. Incorporate a gallery visit for guests, or send bridesmaids and groomsmen home with artistic memories with personalized gifts. Soaring views of the Carolina skyline pair with a contemporary and classy vibe in this artistic venue.  MintMuseum.org

Raleigh

The Stockroom at 230

Six Foot Photography

A varied history gives this venue old-school charm. Built in 1902 as The Carolina Trust Building, The Stockroom has been a downtown Raleigh mainstay for decades.  Today, its name is derived from its 1920’s era role: a stockroom. Floor to ceiling brick walls, light-strung high-beam ceilings, and natural light foster a hip, rustic-chic vibe. TheStockroomAt230.com

Emerald Isle

Watson House and Gardens

A.J. Dunlop Photography

Exchange vows overlooking the picturesque Bogue Sound at this waterfront ceremony located on one of the Carolina’s only private coastal estates. Antique farm tables, lanterns, custom chalkboard signs, horses, chandeliers, and European-designed gardens make this the perfect venue for Pinterest connoisseurs and shabby-chic brides. Guests are sure to enjoy this intimate southern venue off the coast of North Carolina. DreamWeddingEstates.com