30% off new bookings for weddings through May 2022!

Forge Valley Event Center | Hendersonville, Brevard, Asheville | logo

Rustic Elegance and Southern Romance

Forge Valley Event Center

Happily Ever After Begins Here!

Whether you’re planning an indoor or outdoor wedding, Forge Valley Event Center has what you need to make your big day a success. Whether you’d like to experience the rustic/elegant setting of our indoor venue or enjoy a breathtaking view of Lyday Lake with the magnificent Blue Ridge Mountains as the backdrop, we have everything you need! Located between the tri-city areas of Hendersonville, Brevard, and Asheville, SC, we’re proud to be the area’s most sought-after wedding venue!

Forge Valley Event Center | Hendersonville, Brevard, Asheville | a beautiful bride with white flowers posing for photographs at forge valley event center
Forge Valley Event Center | Hendersonville, Brevard, Asheville | beautiful photo opportunities, bride and groom couple sitting on stone wall in our beautiful outdoor areas
Forge Valley Event Center | Hendersonville, Brevard, Asheville | the cottage

A Beautiful wedding ceremony site

Come Enjoy Our Endless Scenic Views!

Our wedding ceremony site overlooks the scenic Lyday Lake in the stunning Blue Ridge Mountains. Follow the ceremony with a rustic elegant or a warm and cozy reception just a few steps away within our 5,000 square event center.

If inclement weather arises, our indoor facility serves as the backup plan for the wedding ceremony site. It also offers a perfect setting for any reception style.

Our Venue Has What You Need

Forge Valley Event Center prides itself on having amenities and accommodations to make any event a success. Whether you’re planning an indoor or outdoor event, our staff will gladly assist you. Feel free to take a look at our venue’s amenities listed below and let us know if you have any questions.

Indoor Amenities

  • Seating capacity for 200 guests (max)
  • 8×14 visual and audio projector system
  • In house dimmable lighting controlled by a wireless keypad
  • Large dance floor/ LED dance lights
  • In house sound system for playing an IPOD or CD
  • Spacious bridal suite
  • Groomsman’s room
  • “Holding” catering kitchen
  • Spacious Men and Women’s Restrooms

Outdoor Amenities

  • Large lakeside wedding dock
  • Grassy knoll for ceremonies or small tent receptions
  • Rustic wooden wedding arch
  • White elegant wedding arch
  • Outdoor sound hookups
  • Eleven beautiful acres
  • Five acre Lyday Lake
  • Numerous photo opportunities
  • Two large paved parking lots

Available for Visitors Near and Far

Forge Valley Event Center is located in Mills River, NC but is available for guests from near and far to hold events. The following are some of the common places our guests travel from:

south carolina

South Carolina

Greenville, SC

Spartanburg, SC

Oconee County

Pickens County

Spartanburg County

north carolina

North Carolina

Asheville, NC

Buncombe County, NC

Haywood County, NC

Henderson County, NC

Transylvania County, NC

No matter where you’re located in the US, Forge Valley Event Center is the right event venue for you. Many guests from the surrounding area and far away have enjoyed the breathtaking views and amenities we have to offer.

Why Choose Forge Valley Event Center?

At Forge Valley Event Center, we pride ourselves on being more than a wedding venue. We offer a unique experience for all attendees, no matter the type of event.

  • Venue for indoor/outdoor weddings and other special events
  • Beautiful views of Lyday Lake and the Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Onsite cottage for bride and groom or guests to enjoy
  • Amenities for indoor and outdoor events
  • Friendly and knowledgeable staff to assist with your event needs
The event specialist Ashley was amazing. Not only was she amazing but the property is beyond gorgeous. Anytime I had a question it was answered with such professionalism and promptly. She made the time to get to know us and help with every concern we had. Forge Valley Event Center is #1 in my book and will see you in the future for other events we will have. Thank you so much for being a part of my dream wedding.


See Forge Valley Event Center Reviews on WeddingWire

Ready to Learn More?

Contact us today to talk to our Event Consultant.

Forge Valley Event Center | Hendersonville, Brevard, Asheville | logo

Our Location

8818 Boylston Highway, Mills River, NC 28759


Give us a call


Send us a message

Forge Valley Event Center | Hendersonville, Brevard, Asheville | groom in tux kissing bride in off the shoulder wedding dress