The Crest Center and Pavilion

22 Celebration Place, Asheville, NC 28806 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Crest Center and Pavilion

The Crest Center and Pavilion is a rustic elegant wedding venue located on Crest Mountain in Asheville, North Carolina that has expansive mountain views and a natural setting. This facility will be the flawless backdrop for your custom wedding celebration. Contact the venue today to book your wedding!

Facilities and Capacity
The Crest Center and Pavilion has a stunning lodge setting with 86 feet of windows facing the Blue Ridge Mountains, a main hall that has 4,500 square feet of space and the ability to accommodate 200-365 guests, depending on your wedding style. The mezzanine is a multi-use area that is about 1,700 square feet and can be used in addition to the main hall. The Crest Pavilion is a little over 7,000 square feet of space that is completely glass enclosed and has the option to be open-air. The space boasts a 30-foot ceiling that is supported by a maze of iron and wooden beams. Couples can host 400 guests for buffet style, 600 for reception style and 700 for theatre style. You can have your ceremony in the Crest Gazebo, which is nestled in an amphitheatre and can fit up to 160 people.

Services Offered
The combination of The Crest Center and Pavilion makes for a surreal outdoor and indoor atmosphere that will astonish your guests and leave them in awe of your perfect day. The following services are provided:

  • 60” round tables
  • White folding chairs and black banquet chairs
  • White and black linens and napkins
  • China, glassware, silverware
  • A/V capabilities - podium, screens, mics

Cuisine
The Crest Center and Pavilion offers a variety of delicious and distinctive menus that will be executed with perfection by their culinary team. You also have the option of designing your own menu, which will be created with the help of the event consultant and executive chef. Whether you want a five-course dinner or a simple mountain-style BBQ, the team at The Crest Center will ensure that you receive culinary delights that are displayed in an elaborate way. They offer the following:

  • Salads
  • Passed hors d’oeuvres
  • Table displays
  • Stationary displays
  • Attended stations
  • Hot side items
  • Custom steaks
  • Entrees
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Oak barrel wedding cake
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The crest center main hall
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Local Micro Brews on Tap
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108 Reviews for The Crest Center and Pavilion

Recommended by 96% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.7
  • Average response time 4.9

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    emily · Married on 11/09/2018

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    • Flexibility:
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    Best Wedding Venue in Asheville, NC

    Not only was the Crest Center beautiful in aesthetics and scenery, but the staff were well-organized, extremely helpful, and so so pleasant to work with. Thank you for making our wedding day so wonderful!

    Sent on 11/16/2018

    The Crest Center and Pavilion's reply:

    Thank you so much for the kind words, Emily! We truly enjoyed planning the wedding of your dreams! :-) Congratulations to you & Phil! -Team M7
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    Mary · Married on 10/13/2018

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    Amazing venue and incredible service!

    The Crest Center made everything SO easy and stress-free! They are super helpful and never made me feel like I was asking too many questions! There's definitely a mountainy house feel, it's just so cozy and warm and perfect for your mountain wedding!

    Sent on 11/16/2018

    The Crest Center and Pavilion's reply:

    We absolutely loved planning the perfect day for you & Seth!! I'm so glad that we could help make your planning process stress-free - that is exactly why we do what we do! :-) Your honey jar favors were so cute too, Mary! Can't wait for you guys to come back and visit us - we LOVE seeing our local couples!! -Team M7

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The Crest Center and Pavilion 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? $ 3,750.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 3,750.00
  • 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? $ 300.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 300.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, 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? $ 10.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 2
  • Describe your venue: Banquet Hall, Farm/Ranch, Loft, Park
  • 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? Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • 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? Chairs, Dance Floor, Decor, Furniture, Lighting, Tables
  • 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, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March

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11 Endorsements

  • Orange Cat Photo
    Orange Cat Photo Wedding Photographers

    This venue has always held up to the utmost of professionalism. It boasts an amazing view of Western North Carolina. As a photographer I have never been able to exhaust the potential for great images. Highly recommend!

  • Inspired Life AVL
    Inspired Life AVL Wedding Photographers

    I Love shooting at Crest Center & really hope to do it more often in the coming year!

  • SFS Weddings & Events, LLC, Swannanoa Flower Shop
    SFS Weddings & Events, LLC, Swannanoa Flower Shop Wedding Florists

    I have done several weddings at the Crest Center and at M7 events, they are always so professional and easy to work with. Their locations are always beautiful and well kept. It makes a beautiful setting for any event.

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  • 22 Celebration Place Asheville, North Carolina, 28806 See on map
    828-475-1072 (Phone number)

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