Riverside Event Center

3105 Memorial Hwy, Lake Lure, NC 28746 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Riverside Event Center

Riverside Event Center is a wedding venue located on Lake Lure, North Carolina that will give you spectacular views and exceptional memories. With a backdrop of the historic Chimney Rock and Blue Ridge Mountain range, this venue is perfect for hosting a classic and dreamy wedding. Book this property today for the majestic mountain setting you've always dreamed of celebrating your milestone occasion at!

Facilities and Capacity
Riverside has beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces that will provide an impeccable setting for your event. They have a ceremony and reception site as well as two bridal suites that the bridal party can use to get ready. This venue can accommodate both small gatherings and formal wedding affairs, fitting around 300 guests in their facility.

Services Offered
Riverside Event Center has an in-house wedding planner that will work with your vendors to ensure that everything goes smoothly. For couples who do not need full planning services, they also offer day-of coordinators that will take care of all the small details so you can enjoy your big day. They also have a full bar and bartender available where you can choose from a cash bar, open bar or limited bar. Couples may choose from the following services and rental items:

  • Tables, chairs and linens
  • Tablecloths and overlays
  • Table runners
  • Chair covers and sashes in multiple colors
  • Drink dispensers, china and flatware
  • Ceremony rehearsal time
  • Centerpieces
  • Decor and drapery

History
Owner Robin Jones has been a certified wedding planner for years. While working with other venues before owning Riverside Event Center, she realized that they had strict rules and only cared about money. To combat this, she and her husband opened Riverside so that couples could still plan a one-of-a-kind wedding without having to worry about the budget.

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10 Reviews for Riverside Event Center

Recommended by 98% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.8

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    Stephanie · Getting married on 09/21/2019

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    Stephanie Pennell

    This place is so amazing! Robin was so awesome and was there to help us in whatever we needed. This place is all about you. It focuses on what you want and how you want things. I love this place. I would recommend this place to anyone getting married

    Sent on 01/31/2019

    Riverside Event Center's reply:

    Stephanie, you and Brandon are so sweet.
    Thank you for the kind words, that goes along way with other brides trying to get to know us. We can't wait for your wedding in September!
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    Cathleen · Married on 10/12/2018

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    Flawless Fall Wedding

    Married October 12, 2018. Robin and her family are flawless organizers and are quick to problem solve to make the dream happen! Would highly recommend them and their beautiful facility to any newly engaged couple wanting a mountain wedding!

    Sent on 02/04/2019
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    Riverside Event Center's reply:

    Cathleen and Josh,
    We loved working with you on your wedding from the first day you and your Maid of honor walk though are doors two years before, we thought your wedding would never get here.
    It was such a beautiful ceremony and reception. You both really cared about the guests and there experience as well as your own. That is what truly make a beautiful wedding.
    Thank you for letting us be apart of such an amazing and special day. You both have a special place in our hearts. Best wishes to a happy and successful marriage.

Award

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Riverside Event Center FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 2,500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 2,000.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 550.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Linens, Parking, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s)
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s)
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Historic Building
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party
  • What event services do you offer? Accommodations, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Set Up
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Aisle Markers, Aisle Runners, Altar/Arch, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Decor, Drapery, Furniture, Tables, Tents
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, April

Professional Network & Endorsements

2 Endorsements

  • DiPietro Photography
    DiPietro Photography Wedding Photographers

    Had the pleasure photographing Alex and Jazmins wedding here. Beautiful venue and with a scenic view of chimney rock off the back deck! Robin and her staff were very friendly and professional. They did a fantastic job decorating and catering the food in. Anyone who wants a classy venue with professional service look no further!

  • Sweets of Lake Lure
    Sweets of Lake Lure Wedding Cakes

    I've had the pleasure of working with Robin at Riverside Events Center. It's a fantastic place for a wedding or any other event. Beautiful property with a very pleasant and hard working staff!

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  • 3105 Memorial Hwy Lake Lure, North Carolina, 28746 See on map
    828-634-7783 (Phone number)

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