Planning a wedding in Charlotte is an exciting experience that has couples exploring their own backyard for the perfect venue to say, “I do”. Surrounded by lush forests and pristine lakes, there are hundreds of wonderful locations that have character against a beautiful backdrop at any time of the year. 

To give you some inspiration for your ideal wedding venue, take a look at some of the most popular destinations in and around Queen City:

A gorgeous wedding venue that has class and sophistication, this is a stunning family-owned farm that has grown into a popular location for couples who want a peaceful atmosphere with all of the comforts for a truly memorable wedding day. With plenty of space for hosting the ceremony and wedding parties of up to 150 guests, the farm and equestrian grounds hold a charming guest cottage, lounge room, covered pavilion space, and a ballroom for dinner and dancing.

Address: 1360 Brawley School road, Mooresville, NC

Phone: (704) 360-2962

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Profile: Johnson Carriage House and Meadows

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A wedding venue taken straight out of a fairytale, The Saratoga Springs has over 20 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens and an impressive plantation-style home that has endless character and charm. With incredible architecture, a large garden pagoda, and a lovely arched bridge over a pristine reflective pond. Just 40 minutes from downtown Charlotte, this location feels like a secluded getaway that is many miles away from the bustling city.

Address: 5550 Cauble Rd, Mount Pleasant, NC

Phone: (704) 436-2249

Profile: The Saratoga Springs

Contact : Tammi T. Honeycutt

Designed to give couples a wow factor, this is a popular wedding venue for the fact that it has everything needed for a beautiful indoor and outdoor event. The stunning landscaped gardens and beautiful Tuscan style give couples endless photo opportunities and entertainment space for up to 300 guests. The stylish grand reception area and comfortable suites for the bride and groom give everyone comfort and peace from day until night. Designed to look gorgeous in every season, every aspect of the grounds and reception area are made for celebrating the best events in life.

Address: 21480 E 8th St, Oakboro, NC

Phone: (704) 609-1758

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Profile: Tuscan Ridge Wedding/Event Center

Contact : Lacey Wiley

A picture-perfect wedding venue that has a wonderful rustic charm, the gorgeous Alexander Homestead is a historical location that has been beautifully restored to the day it was first built. With space for a stunning garden ceremony and reception in the classic barn, the venue can accommodate up to 215 guests. Perfect for year round celebrations, there are indoor and outdoor entertainment areas that are completely coordinated by the wedding team to make the day memorable and fun.

Address: 4717 Shamrock Dr, Charlotte, NC 28215

Phone: (704) 737-1023

Profile: Alexander Homestead Weddings

Contact : Nicole

With 100 acres of natural landscape and beautifully manicured country gardens, The 1932 Barn has a wonderful mix of elegance and history that makes it one of the most popular wedding venues in the Charlotte area. Ideal and peaceful for romantic moments and photo opportunities, couples will love to explore every scenic area. With plenty of indoor and outdoor space for the ceremony and celebrations, the reception area has a stunning rustic look and comfortably seats up to 146 guests.

Address: 3900 Rocky River Rd, Charlotte, NC 28215

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Offering couples versatility to create a wedding venue into any look and style they want, Banquet One is a wonderful location that has space to comfortably host anywhere from 120 and 150 guests. With a banquet hall that looks like a blank canvass for their special day, the wedding coordinating team work with couples to plan the perfect day from room layout and decor to food and drink options. With setup and cleaning taken care of, couples only have to think about having fun and enjoying their day.

Address: 10616 Metromont Pkwy #100, Charlotte, NC 28269

Phone: (704) 315-8908

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A modern wedding event center made for parties of all sizes and budgets, this is a popular location just a few minutes drive from downtown Charlotte. Designed to host up to 200 guests, every last detail will be taken care of, so that the special day is perfect. Giving couples the freedom and flexibility to get exactly what they want, the wedding coordinator will work with couples to get the perfect look for their special day.

Address: 5309 E Independence Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28212

Phone: (888) 405-9824

Profile: The Majestique Center

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Filled with history and class, The Palmer Building is a wonderfully unique wedding venue that has been beautifully restored to all of the elegance and charm from the 30’s and 40’s. Originally a training facility for firefighters, the grand Gothic building has over 3,000 square feet of function space for up to 250 guests. Beautiful both day and night, couples will love to explore the grounds and take photos of all the incredibly preserved vintage details

Address: 2601 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28204

Phone: (704) 331-4737

Contact : The Palmer Building

Stylish with a history of entertainment, The Big Chill is the ultimate wedding venue for the fact that it was made for celebrations and fun. Originally known as the largest Motown Jazz Club in town, the venue is now one of the most popular event locations to help couples celebrate their special day. With enough space to host up to 600 guests, everyone will love to let loose on the 1,000 square foot dance floor.

Address: 911 E Morehead St #100, Charlotte, NC 28204

Phone: (704) 347-4447

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Couples who are looking to impress their guests on their big day will love Extravaganza Events, they will work with a professional team who are experienced at designing the perfect parties, and have access to over 6,000 square feet of reception and entertainment space for parties of up to 600 guests. With every last detail of their day taken care of by the experts, couples only have to think about the moment they say “I do”.

Address: 1610 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28206

Phone: (704) 343-9200

Profile: Extravaganza Depot Banquet

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Address: 940 N Davidson St, Charlotte, NC 28206

Phone: (704) 578-2072

Social: McGill Rose Garden

Contact : Ashlyn

Address: 5901 Sardis Rd, Charlotte, NC 28270

Phone: (704) 366-5640

Social: Whitehead Manor

Contact : John

Address: 200 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Phone: (704) 333-1887

Social: Levine Museum of the New South

Contact : Brittany Brathwaite

Address: 2730 Randolph Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207

Phone: (704) 337-2000

Social: Mint Museum Randolph

Contact : John

Address: 220 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Phone: (704) 973-4500

Social: 220 North Tryon

Contact : Marla Neely

Address: 11120 Ballantyne Crossing Ave, Charlotte, NC 28277

Phone: (704) 544-1404

Social: Ballantyne Country Club

Contact : Kayla Kenefick

Address: 820 Hamilton St, Charlotte, NC 28206

Phone: (704) 916-8970

Social: The Fillmore Charlotte

Contact : The Fillmore Charlotte Team

Address: 1701 Stoneyridge Dr, Charlotte, NC 28214

Phone: (704) 394-1422

Social: Pine Island Country Club

Contact : Maddie Brotzki

Address: 100 W Trade St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Phone: (704) 358-6520

Social: Charlotte Marriott City Center

Contact : Joanna Wright

Address: 400 Hermitage Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207

Phone: (704) 714-4400

Social: The Duke Mansion

Contact : Laura

Address: 303 S Church St, Charlotte, NC 28202

Phone: (704) 445-2626

Social: Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel

Contact : Robert Hannigan

Address: 1520 S Tryon St, Charlotte, NC 28203

Phone: (980) 598-9772

Social: The Collector's Room by Beau Monde

Contact : katie sipple

Address: 13015 Ballantyne Corporate Pl, Charlotte, NC 28277

Phone: (704) 248-4070

Social: The Lodge at Ballantyne

Contact : Dea

Address: 521 Little Rock Rd, Charlotte, NC 28214

Phone: (980) 237-7400

Social: The Orchid Banquet Hall

Contact : The Orchid Banquet Hall Team

Address: 4038 Old Pineville Rd, Charlotte, NC 28217

Phone: (980) 819-0828

Social: Infinity Ballroom

Contact : Infinity Ballroom Team


Looking for a wedding venue is one of those stressful yet exciting tasks that bring a couple together. Looking over the wonderful options that the city has to offer is something that takes time and lots of consideration to find the perfect place that will reflect your personalities and last a lifetime in your memories.