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Venues in Fontana Dam, North Carolina,
(828) 498-2150

About Us

Fontana Village Resort is a vintage-style mountain wedding venue located in Fontana Dam, North Carolina. Nestled in the pristine natural beauty of the Nantahala National Forest in the Smoky Mountains of Western North Carolina, this year-round destination resort is surrounded by lush forests and Fontana Lake. With truly unique event spaces, Fontana Village Resort provides shopping, dancing and limitless adventure for you and your wedding guests.

Facilities and Capacity
This rustic destination resort features natural rock, a wooden arch and a fire pit, and offers indoor and outdoor event spaces to accommodate up to 400 wedding guests. Ceremonies can be held in the beautiful Fontana Chapel, a newly renovated space that features full-length windows and mountain views. Their large Event Hall features natural wood floors, a beautiful skylight and many windows to take in the outdoor scenery. Pipe and drape décor can be installed to add to the ambience, and you can rent out the adjacent Wildwood Sundeck for additional seating. Intimate wedding celebrations can be held in the cozy Carolina Room located in the Main Lodge for up to 100 wedding guests.

Services Offered
Fontana Village Resort offers venue rental for weddings and other social events. Rather than wedding packages, this venue offers a la carte pricing for wedding options so couples can design the exact wedding they desire. They offer an experienced wedding event team to assist you with every detail of your special day. The bridal suite includes a private entrance, full-length mirrors and a dressing table. Event services offered include the following:

  • Accommodations
  • Setup and cleanup
  • Tables, chairs, china and linens
  • Lighting and sound
  • Cake
  • Parking

Fontana Village Resort offers a variety of dining options and on-site food outlets. Enjoy fresh, seasonally-inspired menus at the Mountainview Bistro or the casual fare and charming ambience of the Wildwood Grill and Bear’s Den Lounge. Their food and beverage department can customize any type of menu for groups based on personal tastes and preferences.

This resort offers numerous amenities and activities, including a fitness center, the Stone Creek Pool and Lazy River, two miles of hiking and biking trails, tennis and basketball courts and disc golf. Guests can enjoy an on-site ice cream parlor, general store and other destinations located throughout the village for snacks and supplies.

Other Services
Fontana Village Resort is an ideal location for hosting private parties of varying sizes. In addition to wedding ceremonies and receptions, this location can accommodate all of your wedding events, such as engagement parties, bridal showers and rehearsal dinners. This venue is also available for hosting corporate meetings, holiday parties, birthdays, anniversaries and other special occasions.


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  • Tabatha was very professional and informational from the beginning. We set a date to come tour the venue but had to reschedule but she was very flexible and worked with us. I fell in love with the venue and its location immediately. So many options available for wedding ceremony and reception sites. With everything being customized to suit your needs, I can't wait to get married at Fontana Village Resort.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Chairs, Clean Up, Flatware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

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    Describe your venue

    Banquet Hall, Hotel, Restaurant

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, Cake, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Lighting / Sound, Set Up

    What event items are available?

    Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

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