Unique Wedding Venues for the Non-Traditional Bride & Groom

More couples are looking for one-of-a-kind wedding venues that are a little less cookie cutter and a lot more unique. Whether you are looking to exchange vows in a garden ceremony, or experience your first dance as a married couple on an outdoor terrace with a view, we’ve got you covered. These wedding venues range from whimsical and rustic to modern and glam. 

Check out this list of stunning venues that will speak to the vision for your wedding and make your walk down the aisle unforgettable.

The Kimpton Harper – Fort Worth, TX

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The Kimpton Harper hotel in Fort Worth, TX is the dynamic setting for unique and experiential moments for wedding guests and families — all with a prime downtown location just steps from the bustling Sundance Square.

Providing more than just a venue, The Harper has an eye for out-of-the-box moments for brides and grooms including:

  • Perfectly Paired: With over 70+ whiskey and bourbons to choose from, treat your groomsmen to a perfectly paired tasting, complete with delicious small bites. Brides can also join the fun with a bubbly + bites pairing – perfect for getting all glammed up on the big day.
  • Teaching to Toast: A picture-perfect toast! Brides and grooms get the chance to make their very own specialty cocktail with this hands-on experience.
  • Press for Champagne: An in-room “Champagne Hotline” to provide a surprise bottle of bubbly to celebrate the bride and groom or to toast the end of the night.

The Wrong Way River Lodge & Cabins – Asheville, NC

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Calling all couples who love the great outdoors! This newly-opened urban campground in West Asheville, North Carolina features 16 tiny A-frame cabins that overlook the French Broad River. The lodge is the perfect spot for weddings and receptions with a rustic or bohemian theme. Wrong Way’s concierge service can also help plan personalized outdoor experiences for your wedding party.   

Indie Studios – Atlanta, GA

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Whether you’re going for a bohemian, classic, or modern vibe, Indie Studios offers the versatility to accommodate any wedding style or theme. This mid century modern warehouse boasting 35,000 square feet of adaptable indoor and outdoor event space, is the perfect venue for couples looking for an intimate and nontraditional setting to say ‘I Do’.

Indie Studios offers a completely customizable experience with a 3 hour ceremony, a champagne toast, cake cutting, and any other personal additions.

The Restoration – Asheville, NC


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Slated to open this March, this luxurious, all-suite hotel is inspired by Asheville’s free-spirited culture and creative community, featuring local art and craft. The Restoration offers several event spaces for booking, including the rooftop Solarium, which features floor-to-ceiling windows, with mountain views and access to the outdoor terrace.

Finding a wedding venue that will accurately reflect your personality and flair is a must. Create long-lasting memories and an experience that you and your guests will remember for years to come.

By Associate Editor, Candice Davie

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