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Wedding FAQs

Answers to the most frequently asked questions from our clients.

I need help finding overnight accommodations for my wedding guests.

  • Finding overnight accommodations is easy with help from Explore Asheville. We can send out a lead to Buncombe County lodging properties on your behalf, saving you from having to make several individual calls. Over a short period of time, you will receive rate proposals from several properties, allowing you to choose the best fit for your guests from a pool of properties that want your business. To get started with this helpful and free lead service, download this form and return it to weddings@ExploreAsheville.com.

I need help finding a caterer, florist, photographer, etc.

  • Listings of local venues and suppliers are available online. To sort by category type, use the drop-down menus located just above the listings. For additional local information, download our free Wedding Guide.

Where can I have a very small wedding ceremony or elopement?

  • Small weddings and elopements are becoming very popular in Asheville. Bed and Breakfasts and other lodges, inns, and vacation rentals make great locations for an intimate ceremony or reception. Click here and select the Bed & Breakfast category. 

Where can I find transportation for my wedding guests?

  • Transportation to your wedding venue is not typically provided by lodging properties. If you plan to offer shuttle service for your wedding guests, we suggest contacting a transportation company. Click here for wedding suppliers and select Transportation under categories.

I need fillers, supplies, and gifts for our guests’ hotel goody bags.

  • Explore Asheville is happy to provide bulk travel guides for your wedding guests with advance notice. For other unique, local gifts of all price points, check out The Asheville Shop located in the Visitor Center at 36 Montford Avenue.
  • To request Official Asheville Travel Guides for your guests, email gramey@exploreasheville.com