Avirett-Stephens Plantation is a rustic barn wedding venue located in Richlands, North Carolina. The facility is located on 83 acres of woodland, and features an elegant tin roof barn. The venue is an all-season event space that allows for couples to create their dream wedding, whether that’s a casual country setting or a more sophisticated atmosphere. The venue also features an outdoor patio, a bridal suite, and magnolia trees that together make a charming and historical setting. The land is one of the most historic sites in all of Onslow County, dating back to the 1800s. The facility has seen many changes throughout the years, and began hosting weddings in 2016.
Facilities and Capacity
The beauty and elegance of Avirett-Stephens Plantation speaks for itself. The site features 83 acres of breathtaking woods and beautifully landscaped lawns with lighted walkways. The land has a three-acre pond that makes for a stunning backdrop in wedding photos. Avirett-Stephens Plantation has indoor and both covered and uncovered outdoor spaces available, including a tin roof barn that is is fully heated and cooled. It has recessed lighting, chandeliers, vintage-style buffets, attached bathrooms, and a bar. The patio area is available for use during cocktail hour and beyond, and guests can enjoy the wicker rocking chairs. The facility features a bridal suite for couples that has a private bathroom, makeup vanities, and Bluetooth capability. Avirett-Stephens Plantation can accommodate up to 175 guests, is pet-friendly, and has ample parking.
The historic Avirett-Stephens Plantation can host both wedding ceremonies and receptions. The venue team is happy to provide couples with an event planner to help take some of the stressful decisions off their hands. On the day of the wedding, the staff can perform both set up and clean up services.
Avirett-Stephens Plantation is located in Richlands, North Carolina, just off Highway 258. The Albert Ellis Airport is about a 15-minute ride from the venue.