Wedding Guide

 

            The Asheville Chamber of Commerce provides a “Wedding Guide” which lists wedding resources and vendors.  You can ask for a copy at the Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center in downtown Asheville. You can call about it at (828) 258-6106.

 

Your Link to Asheville

www.ashevillenc.com

www.weddingwire.com

Asheville Wedding Professionals

www.ExploreAsheville.com

 

Event Child Care

Starling Event Nannies

 

 

Wedding Planning Libraries, Boutiques & Galleries

 

Smash Event Inc.

 

Palettes of Perfection

 

StudioWed

 

 

Photographers

Josh Jones
South Carolina Wedding Photographer of the Year
 www.joshjonesphoto.com

 

 

Sarah Rominger
www.sarahromingerphotography.com

 

 

 

Regina Holder

www.reginaholder.com

 

 

 

Corey Cagle
www.coreycaglephotography.com

 

 

 

Sarah Whitmeyer
www.whitmeyerphotography.com

 

 

 

Two Ring Studios
http://tworingsstudios.com

 

Evelyn Graham

 

Audrey Goforth

 

Scott Lessing Photography

(828) 296-0144

www.scottlessing.com

 

Woodward + Rick Photographers, Inc.

www.woodwardandrick.com

 

Jen Yuson, Photography
www.jenyuson.com

 

Ashley Felkel

www.asheville-photography.com

828-216-0388

afelkel@charter.net

 

Berkson Photography
Yasmin Berkson
www.berksonphotography.com

 

Alpine Photography, Inc
George & Amy
www.alpinephotography.biz

 

Ryan Bumgarner

www.weddingday-photo.com

 

 

Eloise Farr

www.eloisefarr.com

 

 

Melissa Markis
www.markisphoto.com

 

 

Tuesday's Frog
www.tuesdaysfrog.com

 

 

David Oppenheimer
www.performanceimpressions.com

 

 

Michael Oppenheim Photography
www.oppenheimphoto.com

 

 

Alisha Silver
www.alishasilver.com

 

 

Rene Treece Roberts
www.renetreecephotography.com

 

 

Orange Cat Photography
www.orangecatphoto.com

 

 

Barbara Kinsey
(828) 681-5177

           

 

Peak Definition Productions
Photography & Videography

www.peakdefinition.com

 

 

Michael Gelman
www.MichaelGelman.com

 

 

Priya Photography
www.PriyaPhoto.com

 

 

Paola Nazati
www.PaolaNazati.com

 

 

Videographers

 

Taylor Hellhake
www.envisioneventmedia.com

 

Digital Video Memories (Paul & Holley Jackson)

www.dvmemories.com

www.fourseasonsfilms.com

 

Cherished Memories in Motion
www.cmimproductions.com

 

Professional Video Productions
www.pvpartistry.com

 

Brevard Video Productions (Randy Shelton)

(828) 862-5657

E-mail: brevardvideo@citcon.net

 

Videography by Dianna
(828) 684-5422

 

 

Hair & Makeup

The Secret Spa
www.thesecretspa.com

 

Doll Box Productions, Hair & Makeup Artists
www.dollboxproductions.com

 

 

Florists

 

Occasions by Emily
Florals & Design & Event Planning
www.occasionsbyemily.com

 

"The Bloom Room"
Stacey Brown

www.bloom-room.com

 

Flower Gallery
www.flowergalleryasheville.com

 

BobbyMark's Designs
www.bobbymarksdesigns.com

 

Studio Flora Diva, Inc.
www.studiofloradivaonline.com

 

An English Flower Cottage, Hendersonville, NC
www.anenglishflowercottage.net

 

Ray's Florist in Sylva, NC
 (828) 586-5830 / (800) 315-8222

 

Wedding Coordinators

 

Dominique Mitchell, Lead Event Coordinator for Smash Events, Inc.
dominique@smasheventsinc.com
(856) 816-3652

 

Mary Bell
www.marybellevents.com

 

 

Belle Soiree
Tamara Heston
www.bellesoiree.com

 

Occasions by Emily
www.occasionsbyemily.com

 

Wedding Inspirations (Gwenn Ford)
www.weddinginsp.com

 

 

Shay Brown
Wedding and Events Planner
www.shaybrownevents.com

 

Two Sweet Sparrows
Nicole Bloom

www.twosweetsparrows.com
 

 

Weddings With Tara
(828) 768-1601
www.weddingswithtara.com

 

StudioWed
www.studiowed.com

 

Asheville Event Company
Melissa Porter / Becca Stefan Knuth
www.ashevilleeventco.com

 

 

Exquisite Events and Consulting (Lisa McMillan)
www.exquisiteevents.info

 

Heather Radford
www.WNCBride.com

 

Maggie Schlubach
Schlubach & Scharf - The S Team
(828)669-2446
www.schlubachandscharf.com

 

Kimberly Hunter
Forte Affair
www.forteaffair.c

 

Maura Scarmack
www.HoneyDarlingEvents.com

 

Verge Events
www.vergeevents.net

 

Events by Kiersa
www.asheville-events.com

 

Asheville Event Staffing
www.ashevilleeventstaffing.com

 

Elegant Weddings NC (Vickie Fletcher)
www.elegantweddingsnc.com

 

BobbyMark's Designs
www.bobbymarksdesigns.com

 

Mandy Frazier, Hendersonville, NC
www.anenglishflowercottage.net

 

Donna Warren At Ray's Florist in Sylva, NC
 (828) 586-5830 / (800) 315-8222

 

Michelle Balog
Party Envy Event Planning
www.party-envy.com

 

Sara Fields
www.southeastweddingplanner.com

 

Wedding Gowns

Candler Budget Bridal Shop
https://www.facebook.com/candler.budgetbridal

 

Poetic Justice
Organic Fairsewn Gowns
www.poeticjusticeusa.com

 

Wildflower Bridal
http://www.wildflowerbridal.com

 

Wedding Jewelry

Vintage Bridal Jewelry
www.shelleysfamilyjewels.com

 

Pre-Marital Counseling

The Rev. Dr. Buddy Corbin
 buddycorbin@yahoo.com
 (828) 768-3548

 

Dance Lessons

 I Do Dances (Kathleen Hahn)
 www.idodances.com

 

Photo Booths

Shutter Booth
www.shutterbooth.com/charlotte

 

Smooch Booth
www.smoochbooth.com

 

Candy Buffets

Deborah Pettersson
www.sweetoohlala.com

 

Cakes

Artista Cakes
www.artistacakes.com

 

Peter and Lori White (Black Walnut Innkeepers)
Owned and Operated The Old Stone Bakery at Martha's Vineyard for 29 years
(800) 381-3878

 

Cakes by Jane
www.cakesbyjane.com

 

Ashley Capps
Custom Designed Wedding Cakes
336.214.8757

 

 La Dolce Vita Bakery, Bryson City, NC
 
www.dolcebryson.com

 

Bartenders

Kai Schmoll
www.blueridgebartenders.com


 

Rentals

Ventage Rentals
 (828) 230-0377 / (828) 406-9352

 

Classic Event Rental
www.classiceventrental.com

 

Rabbinic Services

Rabbi Dr. Andrew V. Ettin
E-mail: ettinav@wfu.edu
(336) 924-6131

 

Medallions for Children

 

A gift for children from previous marriages as part of a ceremony for recognizing children during the wedding ceremony.

www.familymedallion.com

 

 

 

Wedding E-Cards and Announcements

 

www.123greetings.com/wedding

 

 

 

Hot Air Balloons

Have your wedding in a Hot Air Balloon aloft. Leave your wedding site in a Hot Air Balloon (and return shortly for your reception). Have tethered Hot Air Balloon rides for your wedding guests.

www.Ashevillehotairballoons.com

 

White Doves for Release

Julia Gaunt   
(828)582-9115                    
www.ashevillewhitedovereleases.com

 

Vintage Automobile

Dan McIntyre
1931 Model A Ford Phaeton   
(828) 298-3298

 

Local Transportation

Asheville Trolley Tours
www.ashevilletrolleytours.com

 

Elite Limousine
www.elite-limousine.com

                                                                                               

Catering

 

 

 Corner Kitchen Catering
 
www.cornerkitchencatering.com

 

 

 

The Colorful Palate, Inc., Asheville, NC
"Food For Every Function"
Phone:
828 684-7470
www.colorfulpalate.com

 


Artisan Catering & Deli
www.artisancatering.net

 

 

Catering by Corey

www.cateringbycorey.com

 

Black-Eyed Susan
www.blackeyedsusancatering.com

 

M7 Events Catering
www.m7catering.com

 

Café 107, Cashiers, NC
www.cafe107south@yahoo.com

 

Fresh as can Bee
www.freshascanbee.com

 

 

 

 

Restaurants Recommended for Rehearsal Dinners

 

 The Blue Ridge Restaurant at the Grove Park Inn

290 Macon Avenue, Asheville, NC

(828) 252-2711

 

The Market Place

20 Wall Street, Asheville, NC

(828) 252-4162

 

Cottonwood Café

122 College Street, Asheville, NC

(828) 281-0710

 

Bistro 1896
7 Pack Square, Asheville NC 28801
(828) 251-1300
www.bistro1896.com

 

 

Pack's Tavern
www.packstavern.com/centuryroom

 

 

The Cellar Door Restaurant, Black Mountain
www.cellardoorrestaurant.com

 

 

 

Hotels for Wedding Guests

Hampton Inn

The Homewood Suites by Hilton

Renaissance Hotel

Hilton Double Tree

Grand Bohemian Hotel

Crowne Plaza Hotel

Double Tree Hotel

 

 

Music

Soloist:  Amanda R. Horton
www.amandahortonsoprano.com
(828) 273-6944

 

Soloist:  Soprano Carole Mann
(828) 707-1214 / (828) 253-7555

 

Dr. P. Bradley Ulrich
Professor of Trumpet Western Carolina University Dr. P. Bradley Ulrich
828-227-3274 Cell 828-506-7169

 

David Stevenson, Classical Guitar
www.davidsguitar.com

 

Ruben Orengo, Violinist for Weddings (Also has a band for receptions, playing jazz, latin, and pop music)

(828) 258-3327

 

Karen Rose, Violinist, String Groups
www.classicalviolin.com

 

Oleg Melnikov, Violinist
www.standingviolinist.com

 

Lew Gelfond, Violinist
mail@lewgelfond.com
(828) 337-9654

 

Asheville String Trio
Elegantly beautiful music for your wedding.
String trio, duo or solo cello.
www.ronclearfield.com

 

Trio 864 (Greenville, SC)
www.trio864.com

 

Mary Byrd Daniels, Concert Master, Asheville Symphony (Providing String Ensembles from Asheville Symphony for Weddings)

(828) 253-2932

 

"Asheville Village Strings" (String quartets, trios, duos, solos comprised of symphony musicians)

 (828) 252-0922

 

Ralph Congdon, Violinist, Concertmaster of the Hendersonville Symphony
(Also can provide a string quartet or trio from symphony players)
Free demo CD available for anyone interested in booking him for a wedding ceremony.
(828) 693-6295 (Home)  
(828) 776-3768 (Cell)  
E-Mail Address:  r_congdon@msn.com

 

“Braidstream” -- Flute, hammered dulcimer, harp, cello, guitar, piano, percussions, vocal (one or all)
(828) 258-2267 - Rita Hayes
(828) 696-7887 - Jeff Johnson

 

Silverwood Chamber Music for All Occasions
Flute, Violin, Cello
Lori Richards (828) 293-5600

 

Nightingale Trio
A beautiful combination of flute, clarinet and bassoon
www.nightingaletrio.com

 

Bella Corda
String Quartet, Trio, Duo
www.BellaCordaAsheville.com
(828) 242-5240 (828) 298-2355

 

 

Cafe String Quartet
www.cafestringquartet.com

 

Gracious Light Music
M. King Goslin
For music that will be remembered . . .
www.graciouslightmusic.com

 

Allegro Music
www.allegromusicevents.com

 

Deans Duets (Strings)
www.deansduets.com

 

Donna Germano, Hammered Dulcimer or Harp
www.classictouchmusic.com
(828) 658-2103

 

Michelle Jamesson, Harpist
www.michellejamison.com

 

 

Judy Wolter-Bailey, Harpist
http://www.judywolterbailey.com

 

Lynne Wells-Meyer, Harpist
(828) 235-8980

 

Gina Mashburn Caldwell, Violin/Viola
(Also provide String groups)
(828) 649-2828 / (828) 545-3853
 E-mail : 
gina_m_caldwell@yahoo.com

 

Brian Allen Couple
Keyborad and Guitar / Instramental and Vocal Music

www.brianallenmusic.com

 

Patrick Boland, pianist, keyboard
www.patrickboland.com
(828) 299-3405
 

Chuck Lichtenberger, pianist (Also has group which does jazz, blues, rock, R&B - 2 to 8 pieces, whatever you want)
(828) 253-6936

 

Steve Agan, Bagpiper
www.aganbagpiping.com

 

Joseph Bailey, Bagpiper (with Scottish attire)
(828) 697-6271

 

Jean Hayes, bagpiper
(828)524-8062

 

Gordon Warburton, bagpiper
Pipe Major Grandfather Mtn. Highlanders
www.grandfathermountainhighlanders.org

 

Orange Krush (Reception Band and Ceremony Music)
www.OrangeKrushBand.com

 

Crybaby (Reception Band)
(828) 242-2125

                                 

Hurricane Creek
George Reeves (828) 743-9328

 

Tuxedo Junction - Reception Band with singer
Joey Moore (828) 258-3639

 

Kat Williams Reception Band and Singer
www.myspace.com/katwilliamsinthehouse

 

Laditude - Reception Band with singer
Ken Laderoute (828) 264-3140 /(828) 265-0057

 

Owen Poteat (Wedding, Cocktail Hour and Reception Music all in one)
www.owenpoteat.com

 

Thomas Clevinger - First Class Wedding Reception Entertainment
(864) 834-2131
www.alleycatsmobiledanceparty.com


 

Sound Extreme – DJ – For Wedding Receptions and Ceremonies
www.soundextreme.net
Justin (828) 884-7969; (828) 301-1725

 

Bright Light Entertainment (Jukub Holy)  
www.brightlightdj.com

 

Blazin Sounds Entertainment
DJ - Dylan Skidmore
www.blazinsoundsentertainment.com
(877) 260-9644 - Toll Free
(828) 429-5987 - Cell

 

Parkway DJ
www.ParkwayDJ.com

 

 

The Piedmont Brass Quintet
Phone:  (864) 834-3798
www.home.earthlink.net/~rkneiman/

 

Smoky Mountain Brass Quintet
C/O Dr. P. Bradley Ulrich
ulrich@email.wcu.edu

 

Bobby and the Blue Ridge Tradition - Bluegrass & Acoustic Music
Bobby Anderson (828) 277-5588
Jim Turpin (828) 606-5108
www.blueridgetradition.com