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Venues in Hickory, NC,
(828) 320-0037

About Us

Warehouse 18 Venues is a rustic yet elegant wedding venue located in an old cotton warehouse in downtown Hickory, North Carolina. This industrial-chic event venue will help you plan, setup, cater, and host your wedding. Their talented team will work with you one-on-one to bring your unique vision to life. Warehouse 18 Venues is happy to host both intimate ceremonies as well as lavish receptions in their luxurious, vintage-style setting.

Facilities and Capacity
Couples can host up to 500 guests at this historic venue. As guests enter this unique building, they’ll experience original wood beams and crystal chandeliers. For grand affairs, you can utilize the entire space. If you’re having 200 guests or fewer, you can select either Side A or Side B. Side A is better suited to more formal gatherings, as it features cushioned wood chairs and elegant chandeliers over the tables. Side B is perfect for casual or rustic celebrations. It boasts farm-style tables, two chandeliers over the center of the room, and The Lounge. This unique space features a pool table, dart boards, and a foosball table. Both sides have a full-bar, allowing all of your beverage needs to be taken care of.

Services Offered
This full-service venue offers all-inclusive packages, allowing you to take care of every detail in one place. Their management team has over 20 years of event planning experience and is skilled at planning custom events. They’ll ensure your planning process goes smoothly from start to finish. There’s a bridal suite on-site called The Champagne Room, where you and your wedding party can relax before the festivities commence, as well as plenty of parking for your guests. While they offer in-house catering and bar services, you’re able to bring in your own outside vendors for the other aspects of your big day. Additional services include, but are not limited to:

  • Barware
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Cleanup
  • Event rentals
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Lighting and sound
  • Linens
  • Pet friendly
  • Tables
  • WiFi

This unique wedding venue wants to turn your dreams into a reality. Whether you envision a casual buffet or a formal plated dinner, the team at Warehouse 18 Venues has you covered. They offer multiple menu options at a variety of price points to ensure your special day is all about you. In addition to offering mouthwatering entrees, they also offer scrumptious hors d’oeuvres, delicious desserts, and amazing wedding cake. Sample buffet entrees include:

  • Apple cider brined pork loin
  • Bolognese lasagna
  • Cajun chicken pasta alfredo
  • Miso glazed salmon

Brenda Skinner

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  • My daughter was married on January 26, 2020 at Warehouse 18. I would highly recommend this venue. The atmosphere was great - exposed bricks, chandeliers - it was rustic but chic. The layout worked well & it was just the right size. We were very pleased!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

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


    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 2,295.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 1,895.00

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


    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 800.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 800.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, Lighting/Sound, Parking, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Server(s)

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 10.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), House Beer, House Wine, Limited Bar, Specialty Beer

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Historic Building

    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, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Altar/Arch, Chairs, Dance Floor, Lighting, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    April, May, June, September, October, November, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, July

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