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Fearrington Weddings

Fearrington is a full-service wedding venue with stunning gardens for classic or contemporary Southern ceremonies, beautifully appointed reception venues, award-winning cuisine, customized floral arrangements and attentive, experienced staff create. Let our wedding coordinators handle all of the details and read below to see real Fearrington weddings, advice from our wedding planners and more.

Enjoying a Fearrington Wedding

The day of a wedding is packed with so many fun details, from getting ready to cocktail hour and reception, guests and newlyweds alike always wish for more time! Fearrington Wedding Planner, Gilda, recommends couples encourage guests to explore Fearrington during their wedding day. "In a setting where there are fabulous gardens, encourage your guests to stroll and enjoy the scenery," said Gilda. "Likewise, in a wonderful garden setting, encourage your wedding party to be respectful of the... Full Post >

New Wedding Decor Trends

From florals to flatware and everything in between, there are so many different wedding decor trends to keep in mind when planning your big day. As engagement season and a new year arrives, see what trend Fearrington Wedding Planner, Gilda, is keeping an eye on. If cuisine is one of the more important details in a wedding, the place it is served and displayed must be essential. In 2017, keep an eye out for a rise of truly special, handmade tabletops. "Especially in destinations such as NC... Full Post >

Married in a Winter Wonderland

While spring and summer weddings are popular for many reasons, there's nothing quite like a winter wedding. From the twinkling grapevine lights, to the roaring fireplaces, Fearrington has an abundance of winter elegance. Our wedding planners share their tips to create the ultimate winter wedding, from food to fashion. The Garden Terrace is the perfect ceremony venue for the winter months with a roaring fireplace and central heating. “A ceremony by the roaring fire, spectacular flowers on... Full Post >

BRIDES Magazine 2017 Top Venues in U.S.

After a survey of more than 1,600 recent brides across America, BRIDES Magazine shared their list of The 2017 Best Venues in America. The 50 winners were chosen based on each venue's spectacular setting, creative cuisine and above-and-beyond service. The Fearrington Barn is honored to be selected as one of the best venues in the South, and the only venue selected from North Carolina! Fearrington’s team, from wedding planners Gilda and Erin, to principal floral designer Mary, to our chefs... Full Post >

You’re Engaged! Now What?

Congratulations! You're engaged! After the excitement of sharing the big news has quieted, what's next? While there's no one way to start the engagement and wedding planning process, Fearrington's wedding planners are happy to share their insight and tips on what couple's should look to do next. "Once all of the excitement becomes a reality I always recommend that my clients start looking for their perfect ceremony and reception venues," said Fearrington Wedding Planner, Erin Day. "After you... Full Post >

Cecily & Bryce

Cecily and Bryce tied the knot on June 18, 2016. These newlyweds said their "I do"s under the Crab Apples and danced the night away in The Barn! How did you and your partner meet? Our families have mutual friends who decided to play matchmaker with us. Even after several nudges, Bryce continued to put off emailing me until they started bugging his sister and she made him get in touch so they would leave her alone. We met for drinks at a bar on New Year's Day and talked for three hours. I... Full Post >

Delightfully Delectable Wedding Cuisine

If your wedding day dream involves five-star cuisine, see what Pastry Sous Chef Paola suggests as one of the most decadent menu items for a wedding. "I believe there is nothing more decadent than to be presented with a beautiful gelato bar," said Paola, "A varied selection of flavors and colors, which will of course include coffee gelato, and an espresso bar as well." Did someone just say affogato? This perfect combination of sweetness and caffeine will bring guests back to the dance... Full Post >

Katie & Alex

Katie and Alex tied the knot on May 1, 2016. These newlyweds said their "I do"s under the Pecan Trees and danced the night away in The Garden Terrace! How did you and your partner meet? Katie was near the end of her rotations for her Physician Assistant program at a hospital where I worked with my father. Throughout fall of 2012, Katie spent several weeks working alongside my father. When he learned that Katie was on her last week of rotations he asked her to stick around after her shift... Full Post >

Alisha & Eric

Alisha and Eric tied the knot on May 8, 2016. These newlyweds said their "I do"s under the Crab Apples and danced the night away in The Garden Terrace! How did you and your partner meet? Eric and I met through a mutual friend while in our junior year of undergrad at the University of Florida. We hung out with friends one night and I liked him right away, so I pursued him for months! He finally asked me out, so it was very worth it. Tell us about the engagement? We had our own small... Full Post >

Lindsey & Joe

Lindsey and Joe tied the knot on February 27, 2016. These newlyweds said their "I do"s in the Garden Terrace and danced the night away in The Barn! How did you and your partner meet? Joe and I met through mutual friends in Washington, D.C. at a poker tournament he and his roommates hosted every week. After meeting him in January 2011, I called my mom and told her that I was pretty sure I met the man I was going to marry that night. He needed a little more convincing than me – four... Full Post >