Overlook Barn Est. 2015

830 Elderberry Ridge Road, Banner Elk, NC, United States

A gloriously renovated 4,500-square-foot barn is your place to celebrate with passion in North Carolina.
Carrying high ceilings with room to fit 250 guests, there's always enough space. Plus, there's the surrounding two acres of meadow and panoramic views if exploring is in your blood.
The Lowdown
Type
Banquet Hall / Event Facility
Barn / Farm / Ranch
Field / Forest / Orchard
Lodge / Mountain / Ski Resort
Views
Farm View
Forest
Meadow/Field
Mountains
Valley
Style
Casual
Garden Party
Romantic
Rustic
Vintage
BEST type of CELEBRATIONS
Anniversary / Engagement Party
Charity Event
Corporate Event
Dinner Party
Elopement / Vow Renewal
LGBT Weddings
Social Event
Wedding Ceremony
Wedding Reception
Workshops: Creative, Photo, Etc.

Venue Setting

The Overlook Barn sits atop of Beech Mountain, NC and spans over 4,500 square feet. When you walk in, you first are awestruck by the 30-foot arched ceilings with exposed wood beams. The Overlook Barn was fully renovated in 2015 with brides and grooms in mind. It is where rustic charm meets luxury. The Overlook Barn can accommodate 250 guests for a seated dinner indoors and 500+ for a tented event.
Fees
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range

Does this include catering fees?

No

Additional Charges

The Venue Fee includes access to the Overlook Barn from 10am-Midnight the day of your event and 1 hour the day prior to the event for rehearsal. We allow you to bring in your own vendors of choice for catering, coordination, music, florals, etc. We do require professional day-of coordination and professional catering. 

Insurance

Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event

Capacity

Seated
250
Buffet
N/A
Standing
500
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
2015
Curfew
12 AM
Venue Spaces
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Catering
Client Can Select The Caterer Of Their Choice
Alcohol
BYO Permitted – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol
Music
Indoors & Outdoors
Smoking
Designated Smoking Areas Only
Accommodations
There are two areas for brides and grooms (and the wedding party) to primp and prep before the wedding! We have a Styling Suite complete with a custom-built makeup counter, full-length mirror, plush seating, and a restroom. The Polishing Room has a more masculin look and is complete with plentiful seating, large mirror, and restroom. 

The venue is located in a resort town that offers multiple lodging options including hotels, cabin rentals, and inns close by. 
Eco/Green Events
Yes
Pet-Friendly Events
Yes
Kid Friendly Events
Yes
Amenities
  • Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite
  • Street Parking
  • Ample Parking Onsite
  • Dining Chairs
  • Dining Tables
  • Onsite Restrooms
  • Other
Venue Features
The Scene:
The property is in Banner Elk, NC on top of Beech Mountain, which, at 5,506 feet above sea level is the highest town in Eastern America. It boasts cool summer evenings and breathtaking views year-around. The barn itself has stunning arched ceilings made of exposed wood beams. Banner Elk is a vacation destination with a ski resort, numerous golf courses, restaurants, lodging, and outdoor adventures.
Standout Venue Features:
The first thing you see when driving around the bend to the property is a multiple-acre meadow with panoramic views. If you want a breathtaking view as the backdrop for your ceremony or reception, this is the perfect spot for you. 
Extra Perks:
10 rectangle farm tables, 10 round farm tables, 10 cocktail tables, 200 ceremony/reception chairs, propane fire pit, string lighting in barn, catering prep area. 
Awards & Notables Featured in Martha Stewart Weddings Magazine as a "Great Escape" wedding destination. 
Celebration Locations
Mary's Meadow:
Multiple acre meadow perfect for a ceremony with a gorgeous view or for a tented reception.
- View: The view from the meadow is 40+ miles of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Absolutely gorgeous.
- Max Capacity: 500+
Overlook Barn:
Renovated barn with 30-foot arched exposed beam ceilings, acid-stained polished flooring, renovated barn stalls that can be used for photobooths, dessert areas, seating areas, gift room, etc.
- View: Gorgeous high ceilings with stunning lighting. Outside in the firepit area, there is a breathtaking view of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
- Max Capacity: 300
Cliffside Barn:
The "small barn" on the property has a glass garage door that opens up into a stunning view of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It also has a gorgeous chandelier and original hard wood floors. It's a great setting for an intimate ceremony (~80 people) or cocktail hour.
- View: Beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains from the glass-paneled garage door and open air deck.
- Max Capacity: 80
- Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing
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