Wayah Bald on the Appalachian Trail in the Nantahala National Forest, wedding cermonies

Float Above the Clouds on Your Wedding Day


North Carolina Mountain Weddings, Family Reunions, and Other Life Celebrations


When it comes to romantic mountain marriages, there’s no better setting than Nantahala Weddings & Events, a premier wedding venue nestled in the Nantahala National Forest. We specialize in unforgettable celebrations that capitalize on Nantahala’s natural beauty and your unique style, leaving you and your guests with memories you’ll treasure forever.

Watch this 60-second video and start dreaming about your wedding in the mountains!

Nantahala Weddings & Events is a rustic, yet elegant outdoor event venue on Nantahala Lake.

  • Unique and affordable location in the Western North Carolina mountains near the Smoky Mountains, Appalachian Trail, and the Nantahala River.
  • Take your vows on Wayah Bald at over 5,300 feet elevation, or at our outdoor ceremony chapel just a few hundred feet from Lake Nantahala.
  • Spectacular photo opportunities: mountains, lake, streams, waterfalls.
  • Complete flexibility: do it yourself or count on us to help you find the right vendors for your event.
  • Everything you need to create the outdoor destination wedding or event of your dreams, all included in one low price.
  • Appropriate for small and intimate weddings, elopements, and larger gatherings.
  • Turn your wedding, family reunion, or other life celebration into a vacation for your family and friends.
  • 10% active duty military discount.
  • No mandatory end time!

Close to Atlanta, Asheville, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Franklin, Bryson City, and Murphy.