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The Ridge

Marshall, NC View map Visit website
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
4.6 out of 5 rating
41 reviews
$14k - $20k For 100 Guests

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2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$14k - $20k For 100 Guests

The Ridge is a Chateau wedding venue located in Marshall, North Carolina. This wedding ceremony and reception site is a French and Spanish-inspired facility that is designed to create unforgettable memories for everyone who walks through its doors. Offering 360-degrees of breathtaking views of the surrounding mountain ranges, The Ridge will make the perfect backdrop for your big day.

Facilities and Capacity

The property at The Ridge is comprised of three main areas. The Knoll is an outdoor ceremony site that is located at the highest point of the property. This wheelchair-accessible space can seat up to 250 guests. The Chateau is both an indoor and outdoor facility that is located near The Knoll. This versatile event space is available for wedding ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners, and other private events. The Residence at The Ridge is the very first structure that guests see when they arrive on the property.

Services Offered

The award-winning staff at The Ridge is trained to make your dream day a reality. From wedding ceremonies and receptions to engagement parties and rehearsal dinners, these special occasions should all be celebrated in style. The venue can take care of the setup and breakdown of the event to make the process easier for you on the big day. Here, not only are you getting a gorgeous backdrop for your wedding celebration, but you will also be receiving world-class services. Services include:

  • Accommodations
  • Decor centerpieces
  • Tables, Linens, Linen Napkins
  • China, Glassware, Flatware
  • Bar services
  • Event planner
  • Event rentals
  • Get-ready rooms

Cuisine

While this venue does not provide catering for events that are held on the property, they do offer breakfast, lunch, and snack options for the host of the event if requested. The staff at The Ridge would be more than happy to provide an exclusive vendor list that consists of some of the best event caterers in the area. Some of the culinary services that are offered at The Ridge include:

  • Buffet
  • Dessert
  • Family style
  • French service
  • Outside cake
  • Stations
  • Tastings
  • Hispanic or Latinx-owned
  • LGBTQ+-owned
  • 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?

$24,023

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

$20,247

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?

$4,002

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

$3,487

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
China
Clean Up
Flatware
Glassware
Lighting/Sound
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$50

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

House Beer
House Wine

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Farm/Ranch
Garden
Mansion

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
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Bar Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
French Service
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
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
Shuttle
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
December
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41 Reviews

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Recommended by 93% of couples
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    Jason G. Married on 07/05/2022
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    The Ridge is Exceptional

    From start to finish, our experience at The Ridge was truly exceptional. Throughout planning and preparation, Seth, Darien, Chef Michael, Marta and their outstanding team of professionals delivered to us a first-class wedding event. Although the final ninety days leading up to our ceremony were shrouded in uncertainty due to the evolving pandemic, the good folks at The Ridge did everything possible to ensure that our wedding day was magical and truly unforgettable. Seth promised us that he would do everything in his power to never say “no,” then delivered on that pledge through unprecedented challenges. Ultimately, our wedding day was highlighted by perfect weather, perfect views, a first-class dining experience, and exceptional hospitality by a friendly and well-coordinated team of hosts. As bride and groom, for one spectacular evening at The Ridge, we felt like royalty. We were able to share a magnificent celebration with our family and closest friends- a celebration none of us will ever forget. The Ridge, and all of the wonderful people there, will forever hold a special place in our hearts. They have gifted us with so many fantastically sweet memories of our wedding day.

    The Ridge's reply:

    Jason & Tammy.. From the first day we met, where you all ended your tour with an early dinner on the front porch looking over the mountains, to the final handshake as you all left newlyweds, the entire journey was unforgettable. Thank you!
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    Dustin H. Married on 05/15/2022
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    Best Wedding Ceremony Venue

    The Ridge as one of 4 locations we looked at for our wedding venue. We were immediately impressed by the breathtaking view of the Appalachians, and the beauty of the property itself. We were also impressed with the flexibility that the Ridge offered. Both the indoor and outdoor options provide an amazing view of the mountains, and I strongly recommend using the Chateau as a rain backup plan (which we ended up using). With the gigantic French Doors open, we got a perfect view of the mountains.
    The Ridge staff were so helpful during the planning process and on the day of the wedding. When we had to delay our wedding because of the pandemic, the Ridge allowed us to reschedule at no additional charge. On the wedding day, the staff were attentive to all our needs, from letting us make cocktails at the residence for the wedding party to shuttling us and our guests from the parking lot/residence to the chateau. The beauty of the venue speaks for itself, and staff (especially Darien and Bree) complimented that beauty. Everyone loves what they do, and that showed on our wedding day.
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    Jonathan H. Married on 11/19/2021
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    Genuinely awesome, committed staff gave us the best day of our lives!!

    The Ridge is an absolutely beautiful venue with a spectacular view, but to focus only on the physical space misses what truly brought magic to our wedding: the staff. Darien, Marta, Nicole (from The Planning), and the rest of their crew are unmatched in their awesomeness. They are wonderful people who clearly love what they do, and they do it well. Throughout every step of the planning process, they were closely attentive to our interests. My wife and I both feel like our wedding was the best day of our lives, in large part because of The Ridge’s tireless, genuine effort to bring our vision to life. At the end of the night, as we hugged the staff to say farewells before leaving, we felt like we were saying ‘see you later’ to friends. We hope to keep in touch with The Ridge, and we are so grateful for the special day they created for us.

    If you’re planning a wedding at The Ridge, be sure to check out their sister location The Venue in Downtown Asheville. We had our wedding rehearsal dinner at The Venue, and it was equally amazing!
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Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner

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  • Patrick & Savannah
    57 photos · 10/04/2020
  • Katie & Kyle
    80 photos · 10/18/2019
  • Peyton & Kevin
    10 photos · 06/16/2018

Deals

The Ridge 1
Discount

Any bookings for January - April of 2023 will be discounted by $8,000 from our original pricing.

The Ridge 2
Discount

Friday - Sunday $7000 Discounts for May-August.

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389 Upper Thomas Branch Rd Marshall, NC, 28801-0000
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The Ridge frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at The Ridge?

The Ridge includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Lighting/Sound
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables

At The Ridge, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?

The Ridge includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Server(s)

At The Ridge, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at The Ridge includes:
  • House Beer
  • House Wine

What are the most important characteristics of The Ridge in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by The Ridge for wedding events is known for:
  • Farm/Ranch
  • Garden
  • Mansion

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The Ridge for wedding events?

The Ridge offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does The Ridge offer?

The Ridge offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does The Ridge offer for wedding events?

The Ridge offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Accommodations
  • Bar Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Liability Insurance
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does The Ridge have available for wedding events?

The Ridge offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • 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 percentage of users recommend The Ridge and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

The Ridge is recommended by 90% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.6 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.7 in quality of service, 4.7 in flexibility, 4.6 in average response time, 4.6 in professionalism and 4.6 in value.

What kind of wedding service promotions does The Ridge offer?

The Ridge currently offers 2 discount promotions for wedding services.

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