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Riverside Event Center

Lake Lure, NC View map Visit website
Rating 4.9 out of 5
15 reviews
$2k - $3k For 100 Guests

About

$2k - $3k For 100 Guests

Riverside Event Center is a romantic wedding venue located on Lake Lure, North Carolina. Offering scenic views of the bounty of nature, the property provides couples with an idyllic setting for their wedding day. With a backdrop of the historic Chimney Rock and Blue Ridge Mountain range, this venue is an unforgettable location where couples can host a timeless and dreamy event.

Facilities and Capacity

At Riverside Event Center, couples are welcome to choose from a number of both indoor and outdoor spaces to host their ceremony and reception. You will be invited to begin your day in the estate’s Get Ready Suite, preparing with your wedding party for the festivities ahead. For a romantic ceremony under the sun, your service can be held by the bank of the Broad River. Alternatively, The Deck features a natural wood wedding arch where couples can exchange vows set to the backdrop of the picturesque Chimney Rock. Guests are welcome to dance the night away in the estate’s barn-style reception area under cathedral ceilings and exposed beams. Originally constructed in 1928, this restored structure offers endless versatility, allowing couples to personalize their space to suit their needs and requirements. The open-plan banquet hall provides ample space for a dance floor, as well as buffet stations and dining tables for a formal meal. This venue can accommodate both small gatherings and formal wedding affairs, accommodating 200 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. Friendly and professional bartending staff will be on hand throughout your event to serve delicious drinks from an open or cash bar. A number of event items are available for use, including tables, chairs, linens, and drapery, as well as table centerpieces and other items of decor. For your entertainment needs, the team is happy to provide the use of their state-of-the-art audio equipment, as well as a fun and exciting photo booth. This pet-friendly venue is an ideal choice for those looking to include their furry friends in their wedding celebrations.

  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

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?

$3,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$2,500

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$500

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$500

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
Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$25

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

2- Ceremony sites, 1- Ballroom, Tents, Veranda

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Barn
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
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
All Inclusive Packages
Bar Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Server(s)
Stations

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
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
Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Chair Covers
Dance Floor
Decor
Drapery
Furniture
Lighting
Photo booth
Tables
Tents
Tent Accessories

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?

April
May
June
September
October
November

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
December

15 Reviews

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4.9
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Recommended by 98% of couples
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    Chris G. Married on 01/01/2021
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    Fantastic Experience

    Working with Robin and Calyssa has been the highlight of our wedding planning process. The venue itself is perfect in terms of size, ceremony options, views, decor, and adaptability. All that paired with Robin and Calyssa's extensive wedding planning experience make Riverside a dream place to get married. Every step of the process was smooth, professional, friendly, and relieving knowing we were in good hands. Rather than pump out the same event over and over, they go to great lengths to make each event unique and special. I cannot recommend them enough!
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    Todd R. Married on 05/27/2020
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    Excellent Event Space, Service and Value

    My wife and I selected Riverside to host a welcome dinner for about 80 wedding guests during our wedding weekend. We coordinated with Robin and the team at Riverside and they were very responsive and helpful. The venue is a great location and the service provided was excellent in advance and the day of. The bar prices were also very reasonable. Overall, we would definitely recommend this event space.

    Riverside Event Center's reply:

    Thank you so much Todd we really appreciate the kind words! You were wonderful to deal with and we wish you much happiness with your family!
  • Stephanie
    Stephanie 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

    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!

Awards

  • 15
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner

Professional Network & Endorsements

2 Endorsements
DiPietro Weddings: Photography & Films LLC DiPietro Weddings: Photography & Films LLC 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 Mountain Bakery Sweets Mountain Bakery 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, NC, 28746
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