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Events & Weddings

For generations, Lonesome Valley has been the ideal location to welcome friends and family and now you are invited to create your own memories at this luxury wedding venue. Exchange your vows nestled against the backdrop of the largest box canyon east of the Mississippi. Afterwards in the rustic and elegant Jennings Barn, our acclaimed culinary team will provide an exceptional experience for you and your guests. So whether you’re planning a beautiful wedding, rehearsal dinner, or special social event, Lonesome Valley promises an experience that will be cherished forever.

Where is Lonesome Valley?

Located 1.5 hours west of Asheville, NC, 2.5 hours northeast of Atlanta, GA and 20 minutes from Highlands, NC, Lonesome Valley is located in the small, seasonal town of Cashiers, NC.

Where would my guests stay?

The area is home to a great variety of accommodations; traditional and historic hotels, inns, cabins, rental homes and bed and breakfasts. Lonesome Valley does not have accommodations on property.

Who handles the catering?

Our award-winning restaurant Canyon Kitchen must handle all food and beverage (with the exception of wedding cakes) for your event. Our Executive Chef collaborates with the hosts to create a custom menu for each event.

How much does it cost to host an event of wedding?

During the peak season (May, September, October), the site fee is $7,500 for the reception and $2,500 to host the ceremony on property in addition to a food and beverage minimum of $300* per person. Reduced site fee rates are available during April and November.

*Not including 22% service charge and 7% NC tax.

Do you do weddings and events year round?

We only host non-resident private events in the months of April, May (before Memorial Day), September (after Labor Day), October and November (before Thanksgiving). We will host rehearsal dinners on the first two Fridays after Memorial Day.

Do you require a planner?

Yes, we require a professional event planner for all weddings.

BRIDES Magazine Top Venue & featured in the 2020 issue of Martha Stewart Weddings

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