Tucked the Smoky Mountains, Asheville is the best of all worlds: quirky, urban, rustic, and surrounded by a gorgeous southern landscape. Here are eight Asheville wedding venues under $1500 that prove why it’s such a popular wedding destination.
Zebulon B. Vance Birthplace Historic Site
911 Reems Creek Rd, Weaverville, NC 28787
Historical, intimate and affordable, rental fees for this venue start at $220 for a ceremony and reception and includes 8 hours of rental time. A two-hour ceremony-only event can be secured for just $100.
Club Eleven on Grove
11 Grove St, Asheville, NC 28801
A dance club and event space, this elegant venue features a hardwood dance floor, dressing rooms and outdoor patio. Rental fees start at $375 for 4 hours of event time. Extra hours may be added for $75/hour.
The Century Room
20 S Spruce St, Asheville, NC 28801
The place enjoys an urban setting with a great atmosphere. Available for rehearsals, events and / or receptions, weekend events start at $ 500 and include 4 hours of event time. Additional hours can be set at $ 250 per hour.
Pack Square Park
121 College St, Asheville, NC 28801
Located in Asheville’s historic central square, rental fees for this outdoor venue start at $500 for the first three hours, and an additional $100 per hour thereafter. Other areas in the park may also be reserved at $100 for the first three hours.
Capacity: Over 200
Grace Episcopal Church
871 Merrimon Avenue, Asheville, NC 28804
This venue offers the best of both worlds: a traditional setting of stone walls and wood pews with a ballroom and natural surroundings. Rental fees for a 6-hour reception start at $600 for non-members. Ceremonies can also be held at the church for an additional $2,000.
22 Franny’s Farm Rd, Leicester, NC 28748
With several rental options available, this rustic venue suits all budgets and wedding sizes. Basic rentals include the use of one ceremony site and the event barn for the number of hours booked (fees start at $750 for an 8-hour Friday event to $2,100 for an 10-hour Saturday event, plus set-up and break down).
Celine and Company “On Broadway”
49 Broadway, Asheville NC 28801
The best of urban atmosphere and mountain views, rental fees for this 1920s, 6,000 square feet space are $800 to $1,500 for a 4-hour reception, excluding set up and clean up time. Ceremony set up is $500. Additional hours can be arranged for $350/hr..
White Horse Black Mountain
105c Montreat Road, Black Mountain, NC 28711
This historic venue offers several rental options starting as low as $500 for a weekday an evening wedding. The rental fee for a daytime weekend event is $900 or $1,200 for an evening event. Food and drink catering can be secured onsite at an additional cost. White House staff offer cleaning services at no additional cost.
Sleepy Hollow Inn & Event Center
132 Old Jim’s Branch Rd, Swannanoa, NC 28778
With a variety of packages (including DIY!), this private inn offers all-inclusive service. Rental fees start at $995 and include tables, linens and chairs, seasonal decor, and bridal dressing room.
Heaven’s Cloud Event Center
18 Church St, Asheville, NC 28801
Located on 3 1/2 acres of rolling hills, it is just miles from downtown Asheville, NC, this venue offers an outdoor space and pavilion and ballroom with retro flair. Their super affordable packages start for guests up to 50 for $825 and includes clean up, use of chairs and tables, 6 hour use of the property and up to packages starting at $2250 for use of the entire property.
New Beginnings Historic Farm
5370 US-74 ALT, Rutherfordton, NC 28139
One hour outside Asheville is this quaint and rural farmhouse. Event packages range from $1,495 to $2,495, Rental fees include 6-8 hours of exclusive venue use, onsite attendant, tables and benches, chandelier and fire pit. Ceremonies can be held onsite for an additional $999 and two hours of event time.