Here at the Arbor House of Black Mountain Bed & Breakfast we are happy to host your small wedding or elopement. Our bed and breakfast is the perfect spot for an intimate ceremony.

Small Weddings in Black Mountain NC

Just a short walk from downtown Black Mountain, our romantic North Carolina B&B provides easy access to the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains. Choose a secluded corner near Tomahawk Lake, surround yourselves with the fragrance and flowers of our herb garden or hold your ceremony under the grape arbor near the rose garden.

A wedding inside the Bed and Breakfast will typically take place in our parlor.  In the evening retire to one of our romantic bedrooms.  Each room boasts a private bath, some with a Whirlpool tub.  With four rooms plus a studio rental, we are happy to host weddings of up to 20 people or just the two of you. All ceremonies require a two night stay at the Arbor House for the Bride and Groom and any guests must occur after 12:00 p.m.

Arbor House Wedding Packages

 ELOPEMENT FOR TWO:  $950 plus tax

There are many beautiful spots at the Arbor House which are perfect for your private ceremony. Let us make the arrangements for you while you relax and enjoy our town and mountains.

Package includes: 

Two Night Stay in the Room of Your Choice (subject to availability)
Non-denominational Minister or Officiant
Flowers for the Bride and boutonniere for Groom
Wedding Cake for two
Sparkling Beverage in Champagne Flutes

Small Wedding Venues near Asheville NC


With four spacious rooms in the Main House you and your guest reception can relax at the house or enjoy spending time together exploring Black Mountain and Asheville and its surrounding while you prepare for your wedding.  Our room rates include a gourmet breakfast.  We can tailor the evening refreshments to provide you and your guests with an array of hors d’oeurves and canapes after the ceremony at the time of your choosing in the afternoon or evening.  And we will be happy to help you select and book one of Black Mountain or Asheville’s outstanding restaurants for your dinners.  Please note that if you do not book the whole B&B, other guests may be present.  We do alert and make special arrangements for them so that your ceremony and reception is as private as possible.

 Package includes:

Two Night Stay for the Bride and Groom (subject to availability)
Non-denominational Minister or Officiate
Flowers for the Bride
Wedding Cake for up to ten people
Sparkling Beverage in Champagne Flutes for up to ten people
Reception with a selection of Canapés and Hors D’oeurves  (will be chosen with Chef Jim, bride or wedding planner)
Additional Guests may book rooms at the Arbor House of Black Mountain Bed & Breakfast (subject to availability)

LARGER WEDDINGS WITH 11 TO 20 PEOPLE: $3595 plus tax

Only outside venues can be offered and recommend the months May-October.  Require a 60 day notice along with wedding planner and vendors.  Booking the entire B&B plus our studio ensures you complete privacy for your wedding party. Up to twelve people may stay at the B&B.  We can arrange stay for any additional guests here in Black Mountain.  As for the small wedding above, you and your guests will have full use of the house and gardens including our gourmet breakfast for guests staying at Arbor House.

 Package for up to 12 people includes:

 Full House Rental (4 rooms plus the studio rental)
Non-Denominational Minister or Officiant
Flowers for Bride and Groom
Wedding Cake
Sparkling Beverage in Champagne Flutes
Reception with a selection of Canapés and Hors D’oeurves
Six Additional Guests can be accommodated at a rate of $30/person.

FULL HOUSE RENTAL: $1,900-$2,300

We are happy to host guests of your wedding even if you choose to hold the ceremony elsewhere.  A full house rental includes all five rooms with space for up to twelve people and is ideal for families and close friends.  We will work with you to tailor our mealtimes and services to suit the needs of the group.  Just like home, only better! 

Please call for pricing and details: 828-357-8525

Arbor House of Black Mountain B&B 207 Rhododendron Ave. Black Mountain, NC 28711

Planning Resources

Even if you don’t see what you are looking for at the Arbor House of Black Mountain Bed & Breakfast there are two great wedding resources in the Black Mountain area that you may want to consider.

Lakeview Center is a two minute walk from Arbor House of Black Mountain.  It is a two-story building on beautiful Lake Tomahawk.    Both the upstairs & downstairs are available for rental and a popular location for weddings, reunions, and parties.  To reserve, simply call 828-669-2052.  

StudioWed is a free service to brides bringing Asheville area Wedding Professionals directly to them.  No need to run all over town meeting with florists, caterers, etc.  Make an appointment at StudioWed and let the vendors come to you while you relax.  This concept was the brainchild of Nicole and Ian Riley, owners and operators of Verge Events. They have been wedding planners in Asheville since 2005 and personally vet every vendor who is invited to join the StudioWed group.  They also have a Studiowebox is a curated subscription box designed to help guide brides through the planning process with tips, samples, suggestions and gifts. You can sign up for a monthly, 6-months or 12-months subscription.  Your box is created for you and where you are in your wedding planning.

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Whatever you choose to do, large wedding or small, in Black Mountain or elsewhere, we at the Arbor House of Black Mountain send you our best wishes and good luck for your wedding and future!

Additional details for Your Wedding or Private Venue at Arbor House

Arbor House of Black Mountain is a magical place to have a quaint wedding rehearsal, wedding or elopement, or private party.   Private parties require full house rental.  It has four suites and can accommodate ten.   A vacation rental is also available on the same property; which can accommodate two additional guests.  We recommend having a tour of Arbor House of Black Mountain B&B and grounds prior to booking and to discuss your event.

We would love to host your event.  Please give us a call if you are still considering Arbor House of Black Mountain.

Best Wishes on your venue!