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Charleston Wedding Venues

Whether you’re looking for Charleston wedding venues that are rustic, traditional, historic, or something in between, we’ve got you covered. If you’re planning a wedding in West Virginia’s capital city, don’t miss these must-see Charleston wedding venues, from secluded mountaintop resorts to downtown hotels with all the best amenities.

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Spotlight Crystalline Events
Crystalline Events
Banquet Halls · Fairmont, WV

Crystalline Events is a wedding venue located in Fairmont, West Virginia. This classic setting was formerly a church and has been reimagined as an upscale venue ideal for special events from rehearsal dinners to wedding receptions. The dedicated team has refurbished two banquet halls, complementing... (Wedding Venues Charleston)

Spotlight The Erickson Alumni Center
The Erickson Alumni Center
Banquet Halls · Charleston, WV

A venue that feels like home. Nestled in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains in Northern West Virginia, The Erickson is the perfect home for your dream wedding. Guests will celebrate while experiencing the rich history of West Virginia, accented with modern elegance and impeccable service. At The... (Wedding Venues Charleston)

Guests 50 to 380
Featured Summersville Arena & Conference Center
Summersville Arena & Conference Center
Banquet Halls · Summersville, WV

Summersville Arena & Conference Center is an elegant wedding venue located in Summersville, West Virginia. Situated in the heart of Nicholas County, this banquet hall has been welcoming happy couples since 2005. Characterized by its contemporary style, this multipurpose venue boasts 24,000 square... (Wedding Venues Charleston)

Featured Bridgeport Conference Center
Bridgeport Conference Center
11 reviews
· Banquet Halls · Bridgeport, WV

Bridgeport Conference Center is a hotel wedding venue in Bridgeport, West Virginia. With modern event spaces, facilities, and innovative accommodations, the venue can accommodate a variety of wedding-related events. It is conveniently located along the interstate and a few minutes drive from the... (Wedding Venues Charleston)

Guests 20 to 250
Featured Canaan Valley Resort & Conference Center
Canaan Valley Resort & Conference Center
9 reviews
· Hotel Weddings · Davis, WV

Canaan Valley Resort is a wedding ceremony and reception venue in Davis, West Virginia, whose unique mountains and natural setting provide a perfect location for couples who want a country-style wedding. The staff at the resort understand that planning a wedding can be very time-consuming, so... (Wedding Venues Charleston)

Featured The Gaines Estate
The Gaines Estate
2 reviews
· Mansion Weddings · Fayetteville, WV

A mansion-style wedding venue in Fayetteville, West Virginia, The Gaines Estate artfully combines modern charm with old-world elegance. Initially built in 1920, this one-of-a-kind facility features a variety of architectural amenities, such as a sandstone masonry outdoor fire pit and covered... (Wedding Venues Charleston)

Guests 2 to 300
Featured Corduroy Inn & Lodge
Corduroy Inn & Lodge
Hotel Weddings · Snowshoe, WV

OPENING NOVEMBER 2020 - Looking for a banquet hall with a great view? The Corduroy Inn at Snowshoe Resort is nearing completion of a new 12,000 square foot banquet center to be located on the top floor the new Corduroy Lodge. We are located on the summit of the second highest mountain in the state... (Wedding Venues Charleston)

Featured Charleston Marriott Town Center
Charleston Marriott Town Center
3 reviews
· Hotel Weddings · Charleston, WV

Charleston Marriott Town Center is a full-service hotel and wedding venue located in Charleston, West Virginia. The hotel is situated close to Charleston Yeager Airport and Tri-State Airport, facilitating added convenience for out-of-town guests. When choosing this site for your celebration, you can... (Wedding Venues Charleston)

Pro Holiday Inn & Suites Charleston West
Holiday Inn & Suites Charleston West
Hotel Weddings · Charleston, WV

The Holiday Inn & Suites is a hotel wedding venue for couples seeking a destination for their celebration in the greater Charleston, West Virginia area. This hotel features a modern and clean vibe, with open spaces and amenities. Couples can make an entire weekend out of their wedding while relaxing... (Wedding Venues Charleston)

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Weymouth Hill
Park & Outdoor Weddings · Charleston, WV

Weymouth Hill is a park and outdoor wedding venue in Ironton, Ohio. This charming property has both indoor and outdoor function spaces that would be ideal for hosting milestone events. Private and elegant, it boasts a great deal of distinctive appeal that is sure to be appreciated by all manner of... (Wedding Venues Charleston)

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Harman's Log Cabins
Barn & Farm Weddings · Cabins, WV

Want to make your wedding memorable? The beautiful natural surroundings at Harman's Cabins offers one the most perfect outdoor wedding locations in West Virginia (Wedding Venues Charleston)

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Pro Brown Oaks
Brown Oaks
6 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Summersville, WV

Brown Oaks is a wedding ceremony and reception venue in Summersville, West Virginia, that’s perfect for both intimate gatherings and large-scale entertaining. This historic property was once the 1923 Dr. Flavius H. Brown House and is the perfect example of colonial revival architecture. The casual... (Wedding Venues Charleston)

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4T Arena
53 reviews
· Barn & Farm Weddings · Bridgeport, WV

4T Arena is a wedding ceremony and reception venue in Bridgeport, West Virginia, that offers couples a romantic, rustic location with a friendly and helpful staff. If you’re looking for people who are excited to help you bring your vision to life, you’ve come to the right place! 4T’s staff wants to... (Wedding Venues Charleston)

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The Confluence Resort
1 review
· Barn & Farm Weddings · Hico, WV

The Confluence Resort is a wedding ceremony and reception venue in Hico, West Virginia, that’s located on a beautiful 300-acre farm atop the Gauley and Meadow rivers’ canyon rim. This wilderness destination is the perfect choice for couples looking for a rustic, country venue with gorgeous scenery.... (Wedding Venues Charleston)

For 100 Guests $6k - $6k
Pro Highgate Carriage House
Highgate Carriage House
Historic Weddings · Fairmont, WV

Highgate Carriage House is a historic wedding venue located in Fairmont, West Virginia. With a Tudor Revival ambiance, breathtaking architecture, and over 100 years of history, Highgate Carriage House is committed to excellence, and endeavors to make your wedding an unforgettable event.Facilities... (Wedding Venues Charleston)

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Hale Street Center
1 review
· Historic Weddings · Charleston, WV

Hale Street Center is a wedding venue located in Charleston, West Virginia. New to downtown Charleston, this event space offers a charming and distinctive setting to host your special day. When holding your wedding celebration here, you and your guests are guaranteed precious memories that you can... (Wedding Venues Charleston)

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Grandview Cottages
Barn & Farm Weddings · Greenville, WV

Based in Greenville, West Virginia, Grandview Cottages is a mountaintop wedding venue. Perched on top of the Appalachians, this space is an all-inclusive wedding and event venue. Here, you will find a breathtaking blend of natural beauty, from forests to valleys. The surrounding mountain range... (Wedding Venues Charleston)

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Adventures on the Gorge
20 reviews
· Park & Outdoor Weddings · Lansing, WV

Adventures on the Gorge is a wedding ceremony and reception venue in Lansing, West Virginia, that’s perched on the rim of the New River Gorge and specializes in destination events. They service weddings throughout the local area and mid-Atlantic region and have been part of the local wedding scene... (Wedding Venues Charleston)

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ACE Adventure Resort
Hotel Weddings · Oak Hill, WV

ACE Adventures, located in Oak Hill, West Virginia, offers a wedding venue with a difference. With acres of wild scenery and plenty of activities and adventures to be had, this is a prime wedding location for couples seeking excitement. Bordering the spectacular New River Gorge, this adventure... (Wedding Venues Charleston)

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Athena Farm & Vineyard
Barn & Farm Weddings · Beckley, WV

Athena Farm & Vineyard is the perfect venue for weddings, rehearsals, receptions, reunions, you name it! The property features acres of beautiful farmland, a gorgeous chapel, a picturesque barn, and a loft for inclement weather. Also, a prayer garden, gazebo, and covered bridge so that no event is... (Wedding Venues Charleston)

Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa
Lakeview Golf Resort & Spa
47 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Charleston, WV

The Lakeview Golf Resort - a venue located in Morgantown, West Virginia - provides a casual and laid-back environment for couples to wed. The resort is located near West Virginia University and overlooks the lovely Cheat Lake. Couples and guests will find the venue quite relaxing as they enjoy the... (Wedding Venues Charleston)

Guests 25 to 400
The Barn on Unity Farm
The Barn on Unity Farm
13 reviews
· Barn & Farm Weddings · Oakvale, WV

Located in Princeton, WV. We offer a custom built climate controlled wedding barn with a bridal suite, grooms room & caterer prep kitchen located on 100 acres of beauty! We want to make planning for your wedding less stressful by offering you 3 full days to decorate, rehearse and celebrate one of... (Wedding Venues Charleston)

Guests 1 to 200
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Charleston Wedding Venues: Your Wedding Venue Planning Guide for Charleston, WV and Beyond

As the capital city of West Virginia, Charleston is full of locations that would serve as ideal backdrops for your wedding day. Whether you're on the hunt for a destination that features the natural beauty of the Elk or Kanawha Rivers, or hoping to find a venue that focuses on the city's urban developments, you'll discover that Charleston wedding venues are just what the love doctor ordered.

Wedding Venues in Charleston

Folks in Charleston have been known to embrace their rustic roots. With wedding venues in Charleston situated alongside local rivers or in historic homes, renovated barns and even quaint inns capture some of the rugged spirit of the nearby Appalachians.

There are also more traditional options by way of hotels, country clubs and banquet halls that are large enough to accommodate a big group. Choosing to get hitched in Charleston is a step in the right direction, but have you nailed down the logistics of yourwedding budget?

Most couples spend around $20,000 on weddings in Charleston. Of your total budget, roughly fifty percent of the budget will go toward your venue. Tour the facility, ask questions and make sure you have everything you want for a price you can afford before moving forward.

Travel and Accommodation in Charleston

Three miles east of downtown Charleston is the Yeager Airport. The airport is convenient if your area is serviced by the small airport, but you'll find more flights available from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, which is nearly 200 miles west of the city. Either option will be convenient for your out-of-town guests arriving for your wedding in Charleston.

After arriving in town, you'll be ready to put down your bags at one of the city's comfortable accommodations. For around $120 a night, you should be able to find a nice hotel to rest between wedding festivities. Do you plan to host a larger number of guests?Hotel blocks are a convenient option for couples who have lots of friends and family coming into town.

If hotels are scarce, try the nearby city of Huntington for additional accommodation options. Wherever your guests stay, let them know what time they need to be in Charleston for the wedding festivities.

Weather Forecast for Charleston

Like most parts of the East Coast, Charleston experiences humidity nearly year around. If you don't factor in the unpredictable rain and thunder storms the area experiences, count on four distinct seasons in the city. The warm season, from May through September, is especially prone to rain and thunder. Perhaps that's why most couples in West Virginia get hitched during the fall; it helps avoid temperamental weather. Winters can be quite cold in Charleston, with snow falling to create a backdrop for a white wedding. Lastly, spring is a great time to get hitched in the city, as spring months are typically a bit drier and venues are less crowded than they are in the fall.

Ready to begin the journey of a lifetime in the Mountain State? Unite with the one you love in Charleston. But before you do, use the helpfulplanning tools here on WeddingWire. We'll help you find outfits for the wedding party and vendors for the Big Day, so you can focus on compiling your reception playlist.

Special thanks: Gloria Goode Photography; Vista West Ranch