Weddings & Honeymoons
Wedding Spots In The NC Piedmont
The Piedmont is the center of North Carolina’s vibrant wine industry which is also a spectacular wedding destination. Vows and vines just go together at places like Raffaldini Vineyards, Hinnant Family Vineyards & Winery and many of the more than 70 wineries across the state. You can also choose a “big city” wedding in Charlotte or a traditional wedding in Pinehurst which offers a world-class spa, afternoon tea, and of course, golf.
The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge
Versatile and creative with big city chic and a lush, well-manicured landscape, The Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge will suit your uptown style. Located in Charlotte, North Carolina, the Mobil Four-Star, AAA Four-Diamond Ballantyne, a Luxury Collection Hotel, is the region’s premier location for upscale weddings and magical events, offering luxurious accommodations for your guests and elegant event facilities.
Situated on a stunning championship golf course surrounded by the rolling North Carolina Piedmont, The Ballantyne provides a variety of venue options for your special day. Choose from the luxury of the grand Ballantyne Ballroom, to an airy outdoor ceremony on the terraces or lawns, to the intimate privacy of The Lodge at Ballantyne. The picturesque views are ideal for wedding photography.
The Ballantyne's professional planners and catering team welcome imaginative ideas and can help you plan every detail of your wedding including menu selection, fine linens, room decor, entertainment and even fireworks displays, or you may choose from a selection of all-inclusive wedding packages, making the planning process virtually effortless.
In addition to the ceremony and reception, The Ballantyne can assist with the rehearsal dinner, departure brunch, golf outings and wedding day spa preparation.
There’s something old and something new in Johnston County and you might even find something borrowed and something blue for an old fashioned wedding with a new twist. Located just 30 minutes east of Raleigh, North Carolina, an historic bed & breakfast, a winery or a French Chateau offer unique wedding venues in a country setting.
The Preston Woodall House Bed & Breakfast in Benson is a distinguished Queen Ann residence built around 1910 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. It features gardens for ceremonies, a ballroom that seats 300 people, and 12 guest rooms and cottages.
Hinnant Family Vineyards & Winery near Pine Level, an 80-acre Muscadine grape vineyard, features "The Barrel Gallery” as a wedding venue that seats 150 guests. The Hall & Gardens at Landmark near Clayton offers seating for 300 people in the uniquely designed French Chateau style grand ballroom.
Discover The NC Foothills-Yadkin Valley Wine Region
If you’ve dreamed of a wedding in Tuscany, find old world ambiance among the vines in the Yadkin Valley. Located in the rolling foothills of North Carolina the region features elegant wineries and charming Inns with full service wedding planning and accommodations. The area is home to many different wedding venues including country clubs with beautiful views, historical homes, outside private wedding facilities, and Vineyards.
Exchange your vows in a vineyard. The Yadkin Valley is home to over 24 vineyards and wineries such as Raffaldini Vineyards, Shelton Vineyards, Grassy Creek Vineyard, Stony Knoll Vineyards and Elkin Creek Vineyards that offer wedding venues that rival Italy.
There are historic downtowns with unique shops and great food. Take a trip down memory lane in Mount Airy, the boyhood home of actor Andy Griffith and the embodiment of Mayberry. The town will impress you with delightful Southern neighborly charm. Mount Airy is home to the Sobotta Manor Bed and Breakfast, voted Top Ten Bed and Breakfast in the United States for 2007-2008.
Get married outdoors with the beautiful and unique Pilot Mountain as your back drop at the Pilot Knob Inn Bed and Breakfast just selected as one of the top 12 B&Bs worldwide, or The Rosa Lee Manor.
Whatever your choice in the Yadkin Valley, you’re sure to find a wedding locale that will make you say “I do.” For more information visit www.visitmayberry.com or www.discoverthencfoothills.com or www.yadkinvalleywedding.com or www.visittheyadkinvalley.com.
edited by Pam Watson
edited by Pam Watson
added: May 1, 2009
updated: February 17, 2012