We are pleased to recommend the following experienced, affordable Asheville Area wedding vendors.
These are just a few of the many, great vendors we recommend. Contact us for additional suggestions tailored to your style and budget.
The best wedding and party cakes, cookies and more.
50/Fifty-The Art of Dessert
Cakes, pies, cookies and unique desserts
Cakes by Jane
Delicious, moist cakes that WILL last until your anniversary!
Super party band
Sam Hill Entertainment
Booking agent for many affordable party bands
R and B, Soul and Gospel
Whitewater Bluegrass Company
Best of the NC Mountain sound
This area has an abundance of talented bands. You'll find musicians in Asheville are very versatile. Most can play solo or with a group, and can work in a variety of genres. Don't be afraid to ask if they can add or change something from what you see on their sites, or learn a special song that is not on their playlist.
Bar and Beverages
Perfect Mix Mobile Bartending
Professional, entertaining bartenders with a large, portable bar and all brings all the mixers, ice, etc, that you need for full bar service.
Vintage Ford Truck with 4 beers taps. Can also do wine and full bar.
Wine experts can advise you on selection and quantities of craft beer and wine. Delivery available.
Local craft beer expert (+wine) and good source for kegs. Do deliver.
If your venue or caterer does not have a license to buy and serve liquor from the state, you may have to get a special event permit and purchase your own, In NC, liquor must be purchase from a local ABC store and cannot be brought in from out of state. Permit info here:
These companies have experienced, professional makeup artists and hair stylists who use only the highest-quality products to make you look your best for the big day. All can travel to your getting- ready location and can also assist the wedding party and moms.
Illusions Salon and Spa
Turner and Company Salon and Spa
Or contact us for the best salon near your venue.
Free wedding day makeup advice is available at any of the cosmetic counters at Belk and Dillards in the Asheville Mall. Mac, Clinique, Benefit, Bobbi Brown, Lancome, etc. Call ahead for a bridal makeup trial appointment.
12 Bones BBQ (Pick up only)
Celine and Company
Colorful Palate Catering
Luellas Bar-B-Que Catering
My Food Experience
White Falls Catering
Folk, Bluegrass and Classical for ceremony and/or reception.
Carolina Music Planner
Let Megan Johnson help you find the right soloist, duo or trio - whether violin, cello, guitar, harp, vocalist - for your ceremony and/or cocktail hour. Incredible roster of talented, professional musicians who have experience with weddings, at surprisingly affordable rates.
Clothing, Alterations & Accessories
Across from Asheville Mall
Mitchell's Tuxedos at the Asheville Mall
Suits, Tuxedos and Accessories
Quick as a Wink-Cleaning, Pressing and Alterations
750 Biltmore Ave, Asheville, NC 28801
Wedding gowns, MOB dresses, flower girls, and accessories
Can do alterations and dress steaming even if you did not buy there
308 Merrimon Ave, Asheville, NC 28804
A variety of DJ's of every style, lighting, sound services and more.
Mountain Top Entertainment
DJ Tom has someting for every age. He also has Photo Booth.
Mr. C's Mobile Disc Jockeys
Affordable DJ service that will really get people dancing.
Sound Explosion Mobile DJ Experience
Reagan & Karen Banks
Asheville's original DJ for weddings, parties, and proms.
Health and Wellness
Bad Hangover? Cold you can't beat? Just need an energy boost? Try Hydrate Medical. Medically supervised recovery system. It's like a spa for the inside of you body. One hour with an IV drip of fluids and vitamins tailored for your condition, and you'll be a new person!
Call us for recommendations for fitness centers, yoga studios, etc.
Party Supplies and Invitations
Celebrations (next to David's Bridal)
265 Tunnel Rd, Asheville, NC 28805
21 Long Shoals Rd, Arden, NC 28704
Foxhouse Studio - Photography
Jennifer and Joe Mackey
Meghan Rolfe Photography
Blue Bend Photography
Nick King Photography
Rachel Degen Photography
Wedding Day Photographer/NC Photo Box Photo Booth
Whitmeyer Photography/Posers Photobooth
Adam and Mandy Chase
MPA Productions-Photo and Video Packages
Jenny Roberts & Bryan Bell
Heartistree Studios - Video
Asheville Event Centre - $$-a variety of indoor spaces, including a grand ballroom for large events. Rentals, catering and bar included.
991 Sweeten Creek Rd, Asheville, NC 28803 (south Asheville)
Contact Gilda Wright at (828) 274-1377
Biltmore Estate-$$$$-grand resort with multiple locations including Inn on Biltmore. Everything you need on property. Top-notch, white glove service.
Contact: (828) 225-6270, email@example.com
Broadmoor Golf Links Clubhouse-$$-nice clubhouse near airport and hotels, rentals and catering available on site, and golf packages, of course.
101 French Broad Ln, Fletcher, NC 28732 (south)
Contact Blair Halstead, (828) 684-8379, firstname.lastname@example.org
Bull Creek Ranch -$-Bring your own food and decor to this rustic farmhouse with lots of land and a pond on site. Yard games like corn hole included.
332 Bull Creek Rd, Asheville, NC 28805
Contact Suzanne Gustafson at (828) 298-0838
Capital Club Asheville-$$-Come adore the penthouse views at this modern, urban, dowtown venue. Rentals included, may choose any caterer.
82 Patton Ave, Ste 800, Asheville, NC 28801
Contact: Mariah Gunther (828) 398-5055
Carolina Jewel-Historic Cabin in Weaverville perfect for small weddings, with lodging on site, including an incredible treehouse.
1006 Reems Creek Rd, Weaverville, NC 28787
Contact: Eva Greene, 828-275-1888
Century Room at Pack's Tavern-$$-renovated warehouse event space (hall) overlooking downtown Asheville's central park. Rentals and catering included; outstanding chef. Also great for rehearsal dinner, or after party at the Tavern.
Contact Chandler Guess at (828) 774-5235
Cliffs at Walnut Cove-$$$-Elegant country club setting with chateau-like clubhouse. Open to nonmembers. Many amenities, including golf packages.
Contact Lynn Penny at 828-585-8116, email@example.com
Farm at Green Heron Pond-$$-New venue on a beautiful farm with open air pavilion, large flat area for tent, several beautiful ceremony sites surrounded by woods or pond and just minutes from downtown Asheville.
Contact Bob or Amy 847-650-8347, firstname.lastname@example.org
Browntown Road, Leicester, NC 28748 (by appointment only)
LongLeaf Vineyards -$$-Rustic setting (formerly known as Fontaine Vineyards) on top of a mountain.
36 Mt Airy Rd, Marshall 28753 (west of Asheville, near Leicester)
Contact Wendy Knowles (828) 683-2316
Grove Park Inn - $$$$-historic resort inn with huge ballrooms as well as clubhouse and terrace settings. Golf, spa - everything you could want in one place! New event venue coming in 2018.
290 Macon Ave, Asheville NC 28804 (north Asheville)
North Carolina Arboretum-$$$-Fairy tale setting with endless gardens and mountain views. Can bring own caterer, but they handle all the alcohol. $12 charge to visit.
100 Frederick Law Olmsted Way, Asheville NC 28806 (East Asheville)
Contact: Kate Beck, 828-665-2492, email@example.com
The Venue-$$$-Renovated downtown warehouse with separate areas for ceremony, cocktail hour and reception. Easy walk to hotels. Amazing chef. Elegant decor package available.
Contact: Amanda Hartzell, (828) 252-1101, firstname.lastname@example.org
Yesterday Spaces-$$-Closest farm to Asheville. New event barn, vintage dairy barn, and two outdoor sites to choose from. Lots of décor to borrow, with hay wagon and farm equipment for that authentic, rustic touch.
Contact: Arik Grier, (828) 777-6948, email@example.com
Floral and Decor
Events for You - Flowers for You
Flower Gallery-Asheville's most experienced designer
Luck McElreath (828) 258-8427
Stargazers - Anywhere in NC, SC or TN
The Flower Market
Ray's Florist and Greenhouse
Flying Cloud Farm-Seasonal flowers and greenery available by the bucket. Can also make bouquets, etc.
Asheville Convention & Visitors Bureau
One call or email to Beth will get you quotes from a variety of local hotels
Biltmore Farms Hotels
Several properties to choose from with a variety of rates
Hampton Inn or Homewood Suites-Tunnel Road
Best rates and still close to downtown
Contact Drew DeVane at (828) 684-1486
Hilton Garden Inn- Downtown Asheville
Brand New in 2016, Free Courtesy Room Blocks available
Holiday Inn Asheville Biltmore West
Full service hotel in West Asheville, close to Candler and Leicester venues
Night Star Lodging-Best Western, Holiday Inn Express and Quality Inns - Dillsboro/Sylva
Residences at Biltmore
Condos for rent - large suites, full kitchens, near Biltmore
Contact: Shane Bounds (828) 772-6927
Sweet Biscuit Inn
Bed and Breakfast in Kenilworth neighborhood near Biltmore
Contact Claudia or Christian Hickl at (828) 250-0170
Asheville Bed & Breakfast Association
Many historic and unique properties to choose from
Call Toll Free: 877-262-6867
Asheville's #1 Vacation Rental Company
Don't try to DIY your lodging. Let Carolina Mornings place you in the rental house or cabin that is right for your group and destination. Plus, all renters get one free Biltmore Estate pass! (855) 398-0712
Yonder Vacation Rentals-Whole house rentals - Upscale - Large homes to sleep the whole wedding party or a whole family with space to entertain guests or maybe have an informal rehearsal dinner. Great customer service reps will help you find the right place: 888-699-2987
Contact us for our free list of great rehearsal dinner spaces--too many to list here!
Classic Event Rental
Hendersonville Tents and More
Rent All, Inc.
360 Transportation and Party Bus
Really fun mini bus perfect for wedding parties
Appalachian Mountain Adventures
Affordable and flexible shuttle service, airport pickup, brewery tours, etc.
Emma Bus Lines
Vintage yellow school buses!
The Trolley Company
Trolleys, MiniBuses, Limos, Shuttles, Luxury Vehicles - you name it, she's got it!
Gray Line Asheville
Fleet of nostalgic red or white wedding trolleys
Shuttle Buses, Motor Coaches and Large Buses
High Country Travel-Waynesville, Sylva, Dillsboro
Vintage Wedding Automobiles
We have contacts with a variety of classic and vintage car owners for weddings, from Model A's to Mustangs. Contact us for more information
Venues-Western North Carolina-Farms, Lakes and Mountains
Highland Lake Inn-Former summer camp with several locations to choose from, lodging, award winning restaurant
Flat Rock, NC (near Hendersonville)
Lake Junaluska-Chapel, Inn, and Pavilion within the Methodist conference center, all overlooking beautiful lake
Lake Junaluska, NC (Near Waynesville)
Lake Lure Inn-Classic summer resort hotel built in 1927, private beach, gazebo for ceremonies
Lake Lure, NC
The Lodge at Bear River
Hot Springs, NC
Goregeous lodge with huge stone patio overlooking roaring creek, nice meadow for ceremony.
New Beginnings Historic Farm
Rutherfordton/Lake Lure Area
If you love vintage, rustic, or farm weddings, this is the place for you! All inclusive rental includes tables, chairs, benches, getting ready areas, vintage china and accessories.
Old Edwards Inn-Owners of many locations to choose from in and around Highlands, from casual to elegant
Rumbling Bald Resort-This modern golf resort has a gazebo on Lake Lure, two restaurants, and a variety of lodging,
Sawyer Family Farmstead-Beautiful location overlooking mountains and Lake Glenville on a working Christmas Tree farm
Glenville, NC (Near Cashiers)
The Vineyards at Bettys Creek-Absolutely gorgeous hillside pavilion built just for events, with miles of unobstructed views. 3 cabins on site for lodging or getting ready. 3 day rental so it's yours the whole weekend. More lodging nearby in quaint Dillsboro. One of our favorites!
Waynesville Inn Resort-Golf resort and Spa with rooms, pool. restaurant -- receptions in main lodge or tented Grand Pavilion.
Miscellaneous Wedding Services
Able Rent a Jon (Individual Restroom Units as well as Trailers)
Contact: George Sieburg
Personalized wedding weather forecast for your venue from a professional meterologist - with very helpful updates the week of the wedding. No more guessing about the weather! Rain or Shine Weddings.
There are more links to local weather resources and visitor information on our Asheville Area Info Link.