7 Posh Charlotte Wedding Venues
These glamorous, sophisticated choices will have you feeling like a celeb on your big day.
Jimmy Choo heels. Classic black tuxedos. Seated-plated dinner of filet mignon and lobster. If these are all must-haves for your big day, a chic wedding venue that exemplifies all that is glitz-and-glam is a necessity. Luxury hotels have long been a favorite for brides, but Charlotte offers more than just a standard ballroom. These glamorous, sophisticated choices will have you (and your guests) feeling like a celeb on your big day.
1. Ritz-Carlton Ballroom
The Ritz-Carlton Charlotte ballroom features modern décor with a private foyer for cocktails before dinner. Set in the heart of Uptown, this timeless venue combines elegance with style. A specific Ritz-Carlton wedding menu package includes an open bar, wine service, butler-passed hors d’oeuvres, and a customized dinner, so there’s no need to stress over finding a caterer. 201 East Trade Street, Charlotte, NC (704) 547-2244, ritzcarlton.com
Of note: The pastry team at Bar Cocoa provides all cakes for Ritz weddings, so that’s one more thing to check off your list.
2. Founder's Hall
Imagine saying your wedding vows under a glass ceiling with stunning views of the city. If you’re looking for a venue with clean, crisp design and modern touches that can seat up to 500 guests, look no further. 100 N Tryon St, Charlotte, NC, foundershall.com
Of note: The space at Founder’s Hall is breathtaking, but expansive. Use draping to block off unused sections of the venue and create a more intimate setting.
3. Ballantyne Hotel & Lodge
If you want the luxuries of Uptown but don’t want to deal with traffic, Ballantyne Hotel is for you. With gardens, fountains, and the hotel’s iconic grand staircase, this picture-perfect venue boasts a little bit of everything. 10000 Ballantyne Commons Pkwy, Charlotte, NC, (704) 248-4000, theballantynehotel.com
Of note: There’s no need to leave the hotel on your wedding weekend, as The Ballantyne features a four-star spa, locations for luncheons and rehearsal dinners, luxurious accommodations, and golf for the guys.
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4. Omni Charlotte Hotel
The classic Grand Ballroom seats up to 500, and booking an Omni wedding could include a complimentary wedding night suite for the bride and groom. 132 E Trade St, Charlotte, NC, (704) 377-0400, omnihotels.com
5. Myers Park Country Club
Nestled in the heart of Myers Park, this country club’s glistening chandeliers and high ceilings set it apart from every other ballroom. 2415 Roswell Ave, Charlotte, NC, (704) 376-0741, myersparkcc.com
6. Separk Mansion
Just 20 minutes outside of Charlotte, the Gatsby-esque mansion features glamorous indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception sites. 209 W 2nd Ave, Gastonia, NC, (704) 266-0014, separkmansion.com
7. The Westin Charlotte
The swanky Uptown hotel can accommodate intimate celebrations for 30 guests or grand affairs of 600. 601 S College St, Charlotte, NC 28202, (704) 375-2600, westincharlottehotel.com