Every bride wants a dream venue that'll bring all her wedding ideas to life, but no one wants to sacrifice their self-values doing so. During a time where hashtags such as #blackgirlmagic, #blacklivesmatter, and #supportblackbusiness are becoming more prominent in the African American community, some might find it hard to stay true to their self-values when on a mission to find products and services that suit their needs. Finding that perfect venue for your big day is no exception. Whether it is for your big wedding day or just a pre- or post-nuptial gathering, the venue you pick will speak volumes about your union. Luckily for you, we have compiled a list of black-owned wedding venues for those brides who want a beautiful venue that supports black businesses.
Luxmore Grande Estate
Winter Springs, Florida
Luxmore Grande Estate is a chic and luxurious lakefront property located in the heart of Winter Springs, Florida. This sprawling and beautiful five acres of land is gated, providing clients with the privacy they need. It is available year-round and can accommodate up to 200 guests.
The LOFT at Castleberry Hill
The LOFT at Castleberry Hill is of one of Atlanta's premier event venues located in the historic Castleberry Hills Arts District, just minutes away from downtown Atlanta. This event space is mixed with a loft-style architecture and contemporary decor, making it ideal for all types of occasions. The LOFT includes three custom bars, a stage and dance floor.
The Cloth Mill at Eno River
Hillsborough, North Carolina
The Cloth Mill at Eno River is where industrial New York meets chic southern charm. Trust us, it looks much more beautiful than it sounds. With exposed brick, cathedral windows and original wooden beams, The Cloth Mill has tons of character, making it the perfect place for your wedding.
Maison Dupuy Hotel
New Orleans, Louisiana
Located in the heart of the historic French Quarter, this charming hotel offers an authentic New Orleans setting for a bride's ceremony and reception. The newly renovated French Quarter courtyard provides a secluded, breathtaking venue that can accommodate up to 200 guests, with the option of adding a custom tent to give you the ultimate outdoor experience under any weather condition. As a bonus, the central location of the Maison Dupuy makes it easy to explore the restaurants, shops, and local attractions in New Orleans and the French Quarter.
Clevedale Historic Inn and Gardens
Spartanburg, South Carolina
A wedding at Spartanburg's Clevedale Historic Inn and Garden is sure to be nothing less than a celebration of elegance. The four-acre property has six distinctly unique indoor and outdoor settings that you can choose from. Clevedale Inn is ready to design your special day featuring top-notch wedding planners, coordinators, caterers, photographers, and more. The suggested all-inclusive packages accommodate small to large size weddings while also tailoring it to fit your needs.
Know of a black-owned venue that deserves a shout out? Share your favorite spots in the comments below!