"Quiet Setting overlooking the Broad River"
"We could see Chimney Rock from our porch."
"So close to Lake Lure!"
Fireplace ceremony. Enjoy the warmth of our huge indoor spaces.
January 2 through April 15th
Choose from our garden arbor, indoor fireplace area or another offsite location. The gardens are beautiful this time of year.
May through June
Enjoy the cooler evenings; trees are changing, an outdoor patio fire, and our 16 person jacuzzi will just add to the weekend.
Sept through Early November
Our goal at the Esmeralda is to make each wedding plan specific to your ideas and dreams. From simple plans to the most elaborate ones, our team will always work to make sure that your weekend is memorable. If you can dream it lets create it together.
*Weekend facility rental costs. Food and event items extra. Some rate restrictions apply
We offer several different wedding packages, some described below. All Esmeralda wedding weekends are created with your specific requests in mind:
At the Esmeralda, our weddings are more than just a four hour event. Our wedding stay packages combine your glorious wedding and reception day with a weekend of family and friends. Time and time again guests who have stayed with us tell us that the Esmeralda was the perfect venue to enjoy their extended families while celebrating their marriage. Was the last wedding you attended just too short to be enjoyable?
This package is offered throughout the entire year:
Weekend Itinerary Example:
The Esmeralda Inn & Restaurant specializes in small to mid-size weddings. By limiting a wedding size to no more than 80 guests we can assure our guests a wonderful wedding weekend. Some slightly larger group sizes may be available. All wedding weekends are created to the requests of each party. We are not a banquet facility. Please feel free to make special requests.
$1050 + tax includes everything listed below:
Other Elopement packages may be available throughout the year. Please check with us on possible dates.
$4,895.00 + tax includes everything listed below:
$2,300.00 + tax and gratuity includes everything listed below:
Other Rehearsal Dinner packages may be available throughout the year. Please check with us on possible dates.
Please contact us for more information or to schedule a tour.