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Wedding Ceremony Venues at Lake Junaluska

For more than 100 years, couples have found Lake Junaluska Conference and Retreat Center the ideal location for gathering friends and family for their wedding celebration. Ideally nestled in the mountains of Western North Carolina, Lake Junaluska is the perfect venue for your wedding. Browse our venues and photo gallery to learn more.

Contact Us Today

Call our Wedding Sales Manager at 828-454-6791, email weddings@lakejunaluska.com, or fill out our online Wedding Inquiry Form.

Memorial Chapel

Memorial Chapel

Memorial Chapel sits amidst the splendor of its original photogenic lakeside location. Couples have celebrated their nuptials in the chapel for more than 50 years. The Gothic architecture, beautiful stone walls, and more than 25 stained glass windows offer a spectacular backdrop for flowers and greenery from every season and time of day. The chapel is available for use by all denominations.

  • Seats 200-225 guests (40 pews)
  • Rehearsal time the day prior to the wedding
  • Four-hour usage on the day of the wedding
  • Use of an organ and piano at no extra charge

Photo courtesy of Mozingo Photography, Asheville, North Carolina.

The Colonnade

The Colonnade

The Colonnade provides a picturesque venue in both its beauty and stature along the northwest end of the historic Rose Walk at Lake Junaluska. With its lakeside locale, The Colonnade provides a unique backdrop for ceremonies and is a photographer's dream.

  • Seats 75-150 guests
  • Chairs can be set under the columns for a lakefront ceremony or in the grassy area for larger wedding parties.
  • Lake Junaluska can provide the rental of guests' seating, or the rental can be arranged with outside vendors.

Inspiration Point

Inspiration Point

Located on the southern end of Lake Junaluska, Inspiration Point provides a bird's eye view of the natural majesty of the lake and Western North Carolina's mountain landscape. Inspiration Point sits in the footprint of the historic Lambuth Inn, which has enjoyed a rich and storied history since its construction in 1921. Celebrate the joining of two families in a location that has seen much joy and many blessings.

  • Seats 85 guests
Lake Junaluska Cross and Amphitheater

The Amphitheater

Located in the shadow of Lake Junaluska's iconic cross, The Amphitheater provides an expansive view of Lake Junaluska and the beauty of Western North Carolina's mountains. Guests can absorb the wonders of the area while seated in The Amphitheater, which provides theater-style seating in its outdoor setting. The natural focal point for ceremonies provides a beautiful setting for lush and breathtaking photographs.

  • Seats 200 guests

Photo courtesy of Madalyn Yates Photography, Greensboro, North Carolina.

Denman Prayer Room

Denman Prayer Room

Warmth, comfort, and peace are all words that can be used to describe the Denman Prayer Room. Located within the Lambuth Inn, this small venue provides the perfect location for a personal, intimate wedding ceremony.

  • Seats 12-20 guests

Photo Gallery

Photo at top of page courtesy of Sposa Bella Photography, Walhalla, South Carolina. 

Contact Us Today

Call our Wedding Sales Manager at 828-454-6791, email weddings@lakejunaluska.com, or fill out our online Wedding Inquiry Form for more information, to check date availability, or to book a wedding.