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Fontana Village Resort

Fontana Dam, North Carolina · View map · Visit website

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About Fontana Village Resort

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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44 Reviews for Fontana Village Resort

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44 Fontana Village Resort Reviews

Abbey Ball

Married on 07/22/2018

  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

Truly Amazing

He wedding coordinator, Tabitha Henry, and the staff at Fontana we’re amazing during my whole wedding process. She gave me so much peace of mind. The staff set all the chairs up for my ceremony and ... Read more reception, and had all the food ready to go when we got to the reception. Tabitha was amazing from beginning to end and so so helpful. She is great about answering any questions and replied quickly via email when I had a question. I would recommend Fontana Village Resort to all my family and friends looking for somewhere to have a wedding with amazing views in the mountains!


Getting married on 05/30/2020

  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

Can Not Wait!

Tabitha Henry is amazing. We were running really late but she was still able to see us and show us around. Beautiful views and perfect setting for a wedding. Catering is done by the Fontana Village ... Read more Resort and is reasonably priced. Can't wait until we get married there!!


Married on 10/27/2018

  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

Fall wedding

The wedding planner at Fontana is incredible to work with. Very nice, professional, quick to respond. We got married the last weekend of October and had about 100+ people staying for the weekend. The ... Read more food and beverage and catering directors did everything they could to satisfy us. The ceremony site is absolutely gorgeous. It overlooks Fontana lake and the view can not be beat. Compared to other venues offering the same services in the smoky mountain/ Asheville area, Fontana was by far more affordable. The cabins are older, so is the event hall, but they were exactly what we needed for the weekend.

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