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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.

Kelly & Adam

Kelly and Adam tied the knot on October 1, 2016. These newlyweds said their "I do"s under the Willow Oaks and danced the night away in The Barn! How did you and your partner meet? Our love story began on the first of October during our first year of dental school at ECU. We began our courtship over a football game – UNC versus ECU. Despite being on opposing teams, we hit it off and have been inseparable ever since, as Adam puts it, "I was a boss and she swooned. The rest is... Full Post >

10 Signs It’s Spring

Are you dreaming of a fresh, spring wedding? Springtime at Fearrington is one of our favorite times of the year - the gardens are awash in color and the bounty of the gardens is available for the menus at The Fearrington House Restaurant. There's so many beautiful blooms to incorporate into wedding decor - check out our wedding team's favorite signs of spring! "Hellebore, hellebore, hellebore," said Principal Floral Designer, Mary Stevens. "They are the first flowers to lift their... Full Post >

Planning a Mini-Moon

Not everyone has the time to jet off for a honeymoon right after the wedding, but that doesn't mean couples can't take a few days or even just 24 hours to celebrate being newlyweds! Fearrington Wedding Director, Gilda, shares her tips on planning the perfect mini-moon! "Stay close to home," said Gilda. "Pick the nicest place you can find in your area, like The Fearrington House Inn in North Carolina, and enjoy it rather than spending precious time traveling." She also suggests making a... Full Post >

The Ultimate Romantic Wedding

These days, there's an array of different wedding styles to reflect the personalities of each and every couple! There are few things more timeless and elegant than a romantic wedding. From food to decor, Fearrington Wedding Director, Gilda, shares her tips on creating the ultimate romantic wedding at Fearrington. "Set the mood with your decor," said Gilda. "Lots of soft lights and sumptuous flowers, delicate colors and a little sparkle. Serve a lovely champagne cocktail, and think old-school... Full Post >

Natalie & Brian

Natalie and Brian tied the knot on May 28, 2016. These newlyweds danced the night away in The Barn! How did you and your partner meet? Brian started medical school at UNC Chapel Hill in 2010. I had just graduated from Chapel Hill and was starting my first job as a nurse at UNC Healthcare. While we'd like to tell people we met in a moment of serendipity on the wards, it was actually a mutual medical school friend who set us up during the first few weeks of medical school. Tell us about... Full Post >

Engagement Sessions

More and more photographers and wedding planners are encouraging their couples to consider an engagement session before their wedding. There is more than one benefit to a sweet engagement session with your wedding photographer. Fearrington Wedding Director, Gilda, shares her thoughts on why engagement sessions are important. "Engagement shoots are a great way to get to know the property where you are getting married and to get acquainted with your photographer," said Gilda. "They let your... Full Post >

Caitlin & Cary

Caitlin and Cary tied the knot on October 29, 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? After three years of living in Chapel Hill for graduate school, I moved away to start a new job in Raleigh the same month Cary moved to Chapel Hill from Arkansas to start his internal medicine residency. Thinking the young professional pool of eligible bachelors would be better there, I joined Tinder in the... Full Post >

Katie & Jon

Katie and Jon tied the knot on August 27, 2016. These newlyweds danced the night away in The Barn! How did you and your partner meet? Jon and I met in medical school at UNC-Chapel Hill. I don’t know when we officially first met, but Jon will always claim it was one day after lectures when he found me selling cookies at a bake sale to raise money for prostate cancer research. I had always said I wouldn’t date anyone from medical school because it seemed too complicated. But here we... Full Post >

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 >