A complete guide to Charlotte wedding venues! We have listed every wedding venue in Mecklenburg County, from uptown Charlotte to the surrounding areas such as Matthews, Monroe, Huntersville, Maiden, and Concord, along with the best locations for your wedding day portraits and engagement sessions!
Charlotte Wedding Venues
We might be a little biased because we’ve lived and worked in Charlotte for a few years now, but you’ve picked a phenomenal place to get married. Mecklenburg County alone has a wide gamut of wedding venues, from industrial chic to luxurious glam, to historical to rustic – there is something for every couple in every budget. The surrounding areas of Charlotte only add to the incredible variety you’ll find around the Queen City. We’ve included some of our favorites below this main Charlotte list broken down by town.
To narrow down your wedding venue search, take some time to think about what you’d like your wedding day to look and feel like. Does playing cornhole during cocktail hour sounds like you? Would you prefer to hold your even indoors incase it’s a bit too toasty in the warmer months, or you’re surprised by a late afternoon summer thunderstorm? Or maybe you want to wow your guests with the glitzy metro vibe of the city you love so dearly more your style?
Once you have a vision, start browsing through the different venue websites to see what fits your style, then schedule tours with all your favorites. Oftentimes a website doesn’t do a venue justice, so we highly suggest seeing your favorites in-person before taking them off your list. Planning your wedding from out of state? Many venues have 3D tours, or will gladly do virtual tours as well!
Charlotte Wedding Venues on the Map
Charlotte Wedding Venues
The Ballantyne Hotel
Website: The Ballantyne Hotel
This exceptional wedding venue is one of our favorites in all of Charlotte and the surrounding areas. The equally impressive indoor and outdoor spaces provide you with endless possibilities to make your dream wedding a reality. A major perk of this location is the convenience of overnight accommodations and luxury resort amenities such as the on-site spa and restaurants.
St. Mary’s Chapel
Website: St. Mary’s Chapel
This adorable chapel located in the heart of uptown is quite popular. It offers one getting ready room and a lovely outdoor space perfect for photos. Its convenient location also allows for quick and easy travel around uptown. You can easily hold your reception at any one of Charlotte’s gorgeous hotels or rooftop restaurants afterward. If you’re looking for something affordable and open-ended, this is worth considering.
The Morehead Inn
Website: The Morehead Inn
The Morehead Inn is an enchanting Southern estate that offers a cozy and distinguished charm. It provides an array of indoor and outdoor spaces for both small and large events. The convenience of accommodations in antique period-style rooms makes staying overnight all the more enticing.
Alexander Homestead Weddings
Website: Alexander Homstead
Alexander Homestead offers a lovely outdoor ceremony area (seriously the gazebo is stunning) and an upscale barn for your reception. They include an events management team at no additional cost, so your day is customized and runs right on schedule. You’re able to bring in any vendor you like, except for catering. No worries though, their designated team creates delicious dishes both for seated or buffet style dinners! They also have a backup plan (the atrium in the back of the barn) in case of inclement weather which is a huge plus!
The 1932 Barn
Website: 1932 Barn
The 1932 barn is a rustic wedding venue that sits on a whopping 100 acres! It offers sweeping views for your ceremony and a large barn with high ceilings for your reception. They are an all-inclusive venue, so wedding planning becomes a breeze! They assist with guiding you through choosing everything from décor to florals. You are required to purchase event insurance (this is common in the industry although not every venue requires it), but a major plus is you’re able to bring any vendor you like.
Luxe Event Venue
Website: Luxe Event Venue
Luxe Event Venue is a brand new venue with a lot to offer! The interior has tall 22-foot ceilings adorned with chandeliers. You’re able to bring any vendor you like and you can plan a sizable event with up to 200 guests, The interior is 3,000 sq ft with a 2.000 sq ft covered patio. There is a prep kitchen for catering, a dressing room for getting ready, and private parking to help the day run smoothly.
BanquetOne is perfect for the couple who prefers hosting their event indoors and wants total freedom of vendor choice. The event space is quite affordable and includes tables, chairs, and table cloths. Chandeliers line the ceilings, and there are wood floors throughout. There is a pre-installed DVD Player, CD Player, and two 60″ TVs. The venue is conveniently accessed by I-77 and I-485 and offers plenty of guest parking.
South Charlotte Banquet Center
Website: South Charlotte Banquet Center
The South Charlotte Banquet Center offers an all-inclusive experience. Their package includes all tables, chairs, linens, place settings, and more. You have use of their grand ballroom (3500 sq ft), outdoor patio (2400 sq ft), bride’s room, dance floor, and bar and lounge. Their team of specialists works with you to create a custom experience without all the stress.
Whitehead Manor Conference Center
Website: Whitehead Manor Conference Center
Whitehead Manor is an incredibly beautiful historical venue with tons of southern Charm. Paris and Ashton work with each couple to put all of the pieces together and coordinate every last detail. The venue rental includes items such as tables, chairs, linens, clean up, parking attendants and more. This manor is located on three serene acres filled with trees and gardens. If dancing the night away under the romantic ambiance of fairy lights sounds dreamy to you, this venue in the Southpark part of Charlotte is for you.
The Majestique Center
Website: The Majestique Center
The Majestique Center boasts itself as being the most affordable venue in Charlotte. The rentals start at $900, or you can request an hourly rate. Planning services and many items such as chairs, linens etc are included. They also go a step further in providing décor items for rent. The space is large enough to seat 200 guests (banquet style).
Pearl Manor (Previously Deerpond Plantation)
Website: Pearl Manor
Pearl Manor (previously known as Deerpond Plantation) is a gorgeous southern-style home surrounded by lush tropical landscaping on a private 16-acre estate. They are undergoing renovations currently, but are booking for 2022. Their 1,200 sq ft gazebo area is one of the most loved parts of the property, other than the 1800’s Louisiana style home of course. Let their staff create a picture-perfect day for you!
The Palmer Building
Website: The Palmer Building
The Palmer building is one of Charlotte’s most unique wedding and events venues. It was built in the 1930s and is made of large. beautiful stones. The venue showcases large stone fireplaces, both inside and out, and the grounds are just as lovely. They are covered with magnolias, oaks, and pines. If you’re looking for something different, or maybe even considering a medieval theme, schedule a tour.
The NoDa Wedding Chapel
Website: The NoDa Wedding Chapel
The NoDa Wedding Chapel is a charming historic church in the heart of Uptown Charlotte. One of the things we love most about this church is it does not give restrictions on officiates, sexuality, or decor. They allow your day to be uniquely you, which is hard to come by at most chapels. They offer a convenient location with plenty of on-site parking.
The Terrace at Cedar Hill
Website: The Terrace at Cedar Hill
The Terrace at Cedar Hill is perfect for that couple that wants to break away from the barn wedding trend and dance the night away in a more modern venue. Located in a historic building, the Terrace at Cedar Hill offers unbelievable, panoramic views of the Charlotte city skyline. Its proximity to Uptown and its elegant style make it one of the most sought-after locations in the area for wedding receptions and rehearsal dinners. The interior is 4,500 sq ft with a 2,000 sq ft covered terrace showcasing our beloved Queen City. All food and beverage is provided by the incredible Best Impressions Caterers.
The Acopian Hall
Facebook: The Acopian Hall
The Acopian Hall is an event facility located near the South Park area of Charlotte, NC. This venue comfortably accommodates 225 seated guests with a dance floor or 250 guests without. The average rate for a wedding reception is $2,500. Their weekday rates are reduced at $100/hour. They happily accept outside vendors and decorators giving you the freedom to customize your day down to the last detail.
Website: Big Chill
The Big Chill has served the Charlotte area for over 20 years! Beginning as a supper club that showcased Motown, R&B, and jazz it became sought after as a premier events venue. It boasts a grand 13,000+ sq ft interior with a 1,000 sq ft dance area and stage. To put the space into perspective, they can comfortably serve 300 guests for a seated dinner. This venue also has a fireside lounge with a built-in bar area that serves as a perfect cocktail hour space before the reception kicks off. The venue’s specialists work hard to make sure you’re a guest at your wedding. Schedule a tour as this impressive space is best appreciated in person!
The Lodge at Ballantyne
Website: The Lodge at Ballantyne
The Lodge at Ballantyne offers a relaxed yet refined atmosphere for weddings and events. The overall style is reminiscent of a North Carolina mountain hunting lodge. Gorgeous stonework is seen throughout, highlighting a grand fireplace inside the 4,000 sq ft event space and the partially covered stone patio. The lodge has 35 spacious guest rooms, a second-floor loft with pool tables, a fitness center, and more. The lodge is just a short one-block stroll to the Ballantyne Hotel.
Byron’s South End
Website: Byron’s South End
Byron’s South End is a newly renovated historic venue in South End. This venue’s style is elegant and modern with a pinch of historic southern charm. The mill-style windows, modern light fixtures, and exposed brick are just a few features that make this venue stand out from the rest. Its convenient location in the Design District also provides easy access to accommodations for out-of-town guests. The open floor plan grants freedom to design your day in a multitude of ways. All food and beverage is provided by the incredible Best Impressions Caterers.
Facebook: Wadsworth Estate
The Wadsworth Estate offers views of the Charlotte city skyline and is within walking distance of Charlotte’s financial, cultural, and sports district. The manicured grounds are the most notorious feature which is well-loved by guests. You’re able to enjoy the scenery with a private tent or you can use the indoor space. The location is tranquil while being conveniently located near major thoroughfares.
Foundations for the Carolinas
Website: Foundations for the Carolinas
The Foundations for the Carolina’s is perfect for a couple looking for a high-end modern/contemporary feel. There are 3 spaces available which you can combine to create the feel and space you desire. You can choose from an open-concept art gallery, an outdoor terrace with a NanaWall that opens to a vertical garden, or the solarium and pavilion that has floor-to-ceiling windows and a NanaWall that opens up to the Charlotte city skyline. The spaces are equally beautiful and curated to showcase each couple’s vibe. If you want a chic uptown feel, you have to tour this venue!
The Orchid Banquet Hall
Website: The Orchid Banquet Hall
The Orchid Banquet hall is one of Charlotte’s newest banquet halls. This venue provides 3 spaces to choose from. They are conveniently located near Uptown, 77, 85, and 485 as well as the Charlotte Douglas International airport. They provide several different event services including DJ, bar service, security, event lighting, equipment rental, and more! Their team is happy to provide decorations and bring your vision to life with custom designs.
The Collector’s Room by Beau Monde
Website: The Collector’s Room by Beau Monde
Infinity Ballroom Charlotte
Website: Infinity Ballroom Charlotte
The McGill Rose Garden
Website: The McGill Rose Garden
Great Aunt Stella Center
Website: Great Aunt Stella Center
Extravaganza Depot Banquet
Website: Extravaganza Depot Banquet
Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel
Website: Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel
The Design Center Atrium
Phone: (704) 697-1650
Grace on Brevard
Phone: (704) 787-1084
Website: Banquet 49
Phone: (980) 224-0147
Renaissance Charlotte SouthPark Hotel
The Andrews Farm Events
Website: The Andrews Farm Events
The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte
Website: The Ritz-Carlton, Charlotte
Level II Venue
Facebook: Level II Venue
Le Méridien Charlotte
Website: Le Méridien Charlotte
Yoyo’s Salon & Events
Phone: (980) 859-2610
Southern Garden Events
Website: Southern Garden Events
The Good Life At Enderly Park
Website: The Good Life At Enderly Park
Charlotte Marriott SouthPark
Website: Charlotte Marriott SouthPark
The Westin Charlotte
Website: The Westin Charlotte
Sheraton Charlotte Hotel
Website: Sheraton Charlotte Hotel
The Barrel Room at Catawba Brewing
Website: The Barrel Room at Catawba Brewing
The Barrel Room at Triple C Brewing
Website: The Barrel Room at Triple C Brewing
Charlotte City Club
Website: Charlotte City Club
Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel
Website: Sheraton Charlotte Airport Hotel
Charlotte Marriott City Center
Website: Charlotte Marriott City Center
Canopy by Hilton Charlotte Southpark
Website: Canopy by Hilton Charlotte Southpark
Foundation For the Carolinas
Website: Foundation For the Carolinas
Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture
Mint Museum Uptown & Randolph
Website: Mint Museum Uptown & Randolph
Hilton Charlotte Uptown
Website: Hilton Charlotte Uptown
NASCAR Hall of Fame
Website: NASCAR Hall of Fame
Cedarwood Country Club
Website: Cedarwood Country Club
The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
Website: The Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
Holiday Inn Charlotte-Center City
Website: Holiday Inn Charlotte-Center City
The Carole Hoefener Center
Website: The Carole Hoefener Center
Levine Museum of the New South
Website: Levine Museum of the New South
Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Charlotte Uptown
Bonterra Restaurant & Wine Room
Website: Bonterra Restaurant & Wine Room
Raintree Country Club
Website: Raintree Country Club
Embassy Suites By Hilton Charlotte Uptown
Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation
Website: Olde Sycamore Golf Plantation
Catawba Brewing Company Charlotte
Website: Catawba Brewing Company Charlotte
Sleep Inn Airport – Billy Graham Parkway
Sugar Creek Brewing Company
Website: Sugar Creek Brewing Company
The Charlotte Museum of History
Website: The Charlotte Museum of History
The Palisades Country Club
Website: The Palisades Country Club
Hilton Garden Inn Charlotte/Ayrsley
Website: Hilton Garden Inn Charlotte/Ayrsley
8.2.0 Pizzeria & Bar/Event Space
Website: 8.2.0 Pizzeria & Bar/Event Space
Charlotte Wedding Venues in the Greater Charlotte and Surrounding Areas
Huntersville, Mooresville, Cornelius, and Davidson
The Brawley Estate
Website: The Brawley Estate
Brawley estate is a private venue that sits on 22 acres. This Southern venue offers multiple ceremony locations and a reception pavilion that can host more than 250 guests. They partner with an award-winning caterer that creates a menu customized to your tastes so you’ll be sure to enjoy every bite. They’re also happy to help you find your other vendors. We love this level of service!
Sweet Magnolia Estate
Website: Sweet Magnolia Estate
Sweet Magnolia Estate is a newer venue in the Cornelius area. We love they have an “open-door” policy meaning you can bring any vendor you like. Their property provides both indoor and outdoor locations, and it can easily accommodate more than 300 guests. One major bonus is this venue as both a bridal and groom suite. If an elegant rustic country feel is what you’re going for, you should check this venue out!
Trump National Golf Club Charlotte
Website: Trump National Golf Club Charlotte
Trump National Golf Club provides an incredible experience. There are both indoor and outdoor spaces for both ceremonies and receptions. Their team goes above and beyond to make sure your day is exactly as your dreamt. It’s hard to choose which site(s) to utilize as there are both beautiful lake front ballrooms and quaint cobblestone villas. Each choice is honestly divine.
Website: Langtree Plantation
NorthStone Country Club
Website: NorthStone Country Club
River Run Country Club
Website: River Run Country Club
The Peninsula Club
Website: The Peninsula Club
Carolina Country Weddings
Website: Carolina Country Weddings
Carolina Country Weddings offers an expansive property that provides an array of backdrops for your big day. Snuggled away in the hills of Mount Pleasant, this venue offers a barn, patio, woodland area, mountain-esque views, and more! If you’ve been looking for a venue that provides a “nature-inspired” feel that is absolutely Pinterest worthy, Carolina Country Weddings is an excellent choice.
Website: The Farmstead
This barn venue is quite beautiful. The barn itself is temperature-controlled and has a patio with bistro lighting. It has a massive stone fireplace inside that serves as the focal point (which makes fall and winter weddings dreamy). You have the option of a pond or covered ceremony area, and there are both groom and bridal suites for you and your party to get ready in. On-site suites for both parties are hard to come by, so this is a major plus!
Website: Saratoga Springs
The Coach House Wedding & Event Venue
Il Bella Gardens
Website: Il Bella Gardens
Weddings at Il Bella Gardens are decidedly impressive. If you’re interested in having your nuptials outside in the open air and letting the twinkling ambiance carry you late into the evening, this is a venue for you. Some major perks of this venue consist of having a large home for you and your best guys/gals to stay in all weekend and a wedding planner is included.
The Hotel Concord
Website: The Hotel Concord
The Hotel Concord is one of the premier wedding and event venues in Concord. It was originally a hotel, built in 1926, but has been renovated to offer condos and the bottom floor is an event venue. The hotel has the original hardwood floors in the grand ballroom. The ballroom has large windows, sparkling chandeliers, and a fireplace that is the perfect centerpiece for indoor ceremonies. The lobby has striking white and black art-deco and marble flooring. If you’re looking for a unique venue in concord, you need to check this place out!
Website: Ritchie Hill
This Southern estate offers 4 acres of gardens and outdoor space for your big day. The home itself is stunning and has enough room for both brides and grooms to get ready in. The ceremony space is tucked away a short distance from the parking area. We’ve always found the staff to be very friendly and helpful. We look forward to visiting again and again!
Rock Christian Church of Concord
Facebook: Rock Christian Church of Concord
This church is located in, you guessed it, Concord. It offers a large reception space big enough for dancing, a photo booth, and more. The nave is lovely, with arched ceilings and perfect symmetry on both sides of the aisle. Our favorite part about this venue is the outdoor space for portraits. The sun sets beautifully behind a line of pine trees creating a stunning golden hour backdrop.
The Farm at Brusharbor
Website: The Farm at Brusharbor
City Club at Gibson Mill
Website: City Club at Gibson Mill
Midland and Oakboro
The Oaks Events
Website: The Oaks Events
What’s not to love about this venue? This gorgeous lakeside wedding venue is a part of 100 acres of private farmland. The ceremony site has a beautiful gazebo with a 4-acre lake as its backdrop. The house itself is part of your package, and you’re able to use it all weekend long. It is quite large and comes with a bridal suite, three bedrooms, two sitting areas with fireplaces, a billiards room, and a breathtaking view of the property. Want to host an unforgettable reception? Their 4,000 sq/ft lakeside pavilion has enough space for your party dreams to run wild.
Tuscan Ridge Wedding Venue/Event Center
Willow Creek Farm Midland
Website: Willow Creek Farm Midland
Matthews, Mint Hill, and Indian Trail
The View at Emerald Lake
Website: The View at Emerald Lake
The View at Emerald Lake is a large lakeside venue set on a scenic golf course in Matthews. A couple of its many perks include a bridal suite with six vanities and a groom’s suite with a 60″ tv. There is a floor to ceiling fireplace inside the 5,000 sq/ft reception space (that can also double as a ceremony space during inclement weather), two fire pits outside, and six hidden roll-up doors to blend the outside with the inside. If a splash of elegance to your rustic vibe sounds good, we highly recommend checking it out!
The Chapel at Morning Star
Website: The Chapel at Morning Star
The Carriage House Wedding Venue
Website: The Carriage House Wedding Venue
Matthews Ballroom + Events
Website: Matthews Ballroom + Events
Colonel Francis Beatty Park
Website: Colonel Francis Beatty Park
Monroe and Waxaw
Website: Dove Meadows
Dove Meadows is perfect for couples who are looking for an elegant rustic-chic style. This all-inclusive venue is one of the newest in the area, and a wedding planner is included in your package. It boasts many beautiful spots for portraits such as wide open fields, lush woods (shown in this image), the barn itself, and of course, the pond area where ceremonies take place.
Rolling Hill Farms
Website: Rolling Hill Farms
Rolling Hill Farms is perfect for a couple looking for a rustic vibe. How rustic? There’s a stuffed cougar on the wall in one of the getting ready suites. Taxidermy aside, we love how spectacular the property is for photographs. There are two ceremony sites to choose from, and the wood barn itself is over 6,000 sq/ft, so there is plenty of room to design your day your way. What’s more, you’re also allowed to bring your own vendors giving you total freedom of choice!
Website: Treehouse Vineyards
Treehouse Vineyards is a one-of-a-kind wedding venue. Not only is it a winery, but it offers three different treehouse rentals for you and your guests to enjoy throughout the wedding week or weekend. You have both an Event Coordinator and a Winemaker to help make your wedding day extra special. With indoor, outdoor, and tented options available, this Monroe, NC wedding venue is perfect for any wine-loving or rustic-chic couple.
Website: Champagne Manor
Cedar Creek Ranch Weddings & Events
Website: Cedar Creek Ranch Weddings & Events
The Henry Hall Wilson House
Website: The Henry Hall Wilson House
Dixie Dreams Special Events Venue
Website: Dixie Dreams Special Events Venue
Lincolnton and Maiden
The Providence Cotton Mill
Website: The Providence Cotton Mill
The Providence Cotton Mill is one of our absolute favorite venues in the surrounding areas of Charlotte, NC. It is a 130-year-old historic building that has become one of the most sought-after wedding venues. Why? Because there isn’t another wedding venue around that is quite like it. With open-arch ways making the barrier between outdoor and indoor seamless, you get the best of both worlds.
The Laboratory Mill
Website: The Laboratory Mill
The Laboratory Mill is a historic event venue, so if you’re looking for something with some Southern charm, add this one to your list. We love the large bridal suite and the sheer potential the space has to offer. There are multiple floors available for use, allowing for the entire wedding day to take place indoors. There is also a beach area, which was an unexpected find. Check out all this location has to offer via their 3D tour on the website homepage.
Circle M Farm Events
Website: Circle M Farm Events
North Corner Haven
Website: North Corner Haven
North Corner Haven is a wedding venue located on a 600-acre farm. The natural beauty is just as breathtaking as the are state-of-the-art buildings. This venue provides a variety of stunning backdrops for your photographs. From vineyards to wildflowers to open fields and a picture-perfect tree swing, your gallery is sure to shine with diversity.
Concierge services are included in their packages, ensuring every detail is carefully designed. You can choose from their Bespoke or Cherished wedding options. The Cherished wedding option is a turn-key wedding celebration where they handle all the details for you.
While this venue may be described as a barn, it is certainly what typically comes to mind. It is more modern and updated. Don’t believe me? Check out this gallery of images we created during an editorial session.
Rosewood on Country Club
Facebook: Rosewood on Country Club
Rosewood on Country Club is a stunning wedding and event venue about 35 minutes from Charlotte. This venue is a private home, but opens its doors and operates as a venue. With both bride and groom’s suites, wide-open spaces, a large pond with a picturesque fountain, plenty of room for parking, and an open-air reception area, this venue makes it easy to say, “Yes!”. The owners and their staff are especially accommodating and work hard to make sure your day goes smoothly. They equally as kind to the vendors which is a huge plus as well!
The Ivy Place
Website: The Ivy Place
Fort Mill, Rock Hill, and Tega Cay, SC
The Magnolia Room
Website: The Magnolia Room
Traditional elegance is what best describes this wedding venue. It boasts grand chandeliers inside, with rich mahogany accents throughout. The outdoor space is stunning, complete with a domed pavilion, a small garden, and the perfectly manicured surroundings of the Laurel Creek neighborhood. If easy access for out of town guests is high on your priority list, this venue is only three miles off I-77.
The Mirror Room
Website: The Mirror Room
Anne Springs Close Greenway – Dairy Barn
Brakefield At Riverwalk
Website: Brakefield At Riverwalk
Tirzah Farm Venue
Website: Tirzah Farm Venue
The Shore Club At Tega Cay
Website: The Shore Club At Tega Cay
The White Home
Website: The White Home
Website: Riverwood Manor
Gastonia and King’s Mountain
Website: Separk Mansion
Website: Bansen Farms
Loray Mill Event Hall
Website: Loray Mill Event Hall
Veronét Vineyards & Winery
Website: Veronét Vineyards & Winery
Belmont and Mt. Holly
Majestic Mill Weddings
Website: Majestic Mill Weddings
Low Meadows Estate
Website: Low Meadows Estate
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
Website: Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden
Firethorne Country Club
Website: Firethorne Country Club
Statesville and Cleveland
Statesville Country Club
Website: Statesville Country Club
The Nest at Steele’s Farms
Website: The Nest at Steele’s Farms
Spinning Leaf at North Lake
Website: Spinning Leaf at North Lake
Website: Uptown Indigo
The Gingerbread Meeting House
Website: The Gingerbread Meeting House
Spinning Leaf at The Vineyard
Website: Spinning Leaf at The Vineyard
The Banker’s House
Website: The Banker’s House
L’Abri At Linwood
Website: L’Abri At Linwood