Discover 5 Unique Venue Spaces at Alexander Homestead Near Greensboro, NC & the Triad Region

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If you’re engaged, planning a wedding, or just single and browsing for some Pinterest board inspiration, this is your golden ticket. Welcome to Alexander Homestead, your home away from home in uptown Charlotte NC. We offer a similar charm as wedding venues in Greensboro NC but with the added bonus of a full-service experience just under 1.5 hours and 89 miles away. With our five amazing venue spaces, including a breathtaking secret garden, your special day is bound to be unforgettable. After all, your love story deserves a picture-perfect setting. ✨

Address: 4717 Shamrock Dr, Charlotte, NC 28215

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Alexander Homestead in a Nutshell

Step into our secret garden wedding venue in Uptown Charlotte. Not only do we offer a romantic and relaxing ambiance, but our team provides a full-service experience that couples have been raving about since we started. Trust us, we’ve been planning weddings for decades. We have seen it all!

Here’s what makes Alexander Homestead stand out:

  • At Alexander Homestead, we offer an all-inclusive experience. This means your wedding will be fully customizable yet completely stress-free. Let our experts handle the planning while you focus on enjoying your special day.

Incredible Venue Spaces

  • We offer 5 distinct venue spaces: a secret garden, two luxury get-ready rooms for both parties, a white gazebo wedding ceremony site, and an indoor/outdoor reception area fit with twinkling string lights.

Full Planning Services (Not Just a Venue Manager!)

  • Our collective of wedding experts boasts over 40 years of combined experience. They are with you every step of the way to plan, coordinate, and flawlessly execute your special day down to the details.
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From Finishing Touches to “Just Married!”

Timelines vary when you’re planning your wedding day, but our venue spaces allow you to seamlessly transition from one part of your celebration to the next… Picture this…

The Morning of

Rise and Shine at The Carriage House! Good morning to the bride and her bffs! Start your magical day in our luxurious Carriage House. Get pampered by your glam squad while sipping on bubbly. Don’t forget to snap some ‘getting ready’ pics in this Instagram-worthy space! Meanwhile your partner is getting pampered in Nate’s Cabin. Hey there, groom-to-be! Kick back, play some games, and maybe practice your vows one last time. It’s almost showtime…

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Time to Say “I Do”

Next, you’ll walk down the aisle toward your sweetheart at our fairytale-like white gazebo—and exchange vows surrounded by nature’s own decor of towering trees and blooming flowers. Get ready for some happy tears!

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After its official the secret garden shenanigans begin! Whisk away your partner away for some romantic photos or a quiet moment alone. While you’re posing, your guests will be living it up with a garden party cocktail hour. Cocktails and canapes in a floral paradise? Yes, please!

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Get Your Dancing Shoes on…

Lastly, head to our indoor/outdoor reception barn for speeches, dinner, cake cutting, and most importantly DANCING! As the sun sets, the real fun begins! When those barn doors open, watch your indoor party seamlessly blend with the starlit outdoors. From bistro lights to bonfires, this is where memories are made! Remember, this is your day, your way! Feel free to tweak this timeline to fit your dream wedding flow. Now, let’s get this party planned!

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Inclusions Tailored to You

Your Dream Venue, All Yours

  • Imagine having an entire estate to yourself! Our enchanting venue is yours for the day, accommodating up to 215 of your nearest and dearest. Every corner is exclusively yours, from the luxurious prep areas to the gorgeous interiors and stunning greenery.

Your Personal Fairy Godmothers

  • Meet your dream team! Our dedicated wedding planners are like fairy godmothers (and godfathers) in disguise. They’ll wave their magic wands to ensure your day is as smooth as silk and as stress-free as a vacation.

A Foodie’s Paradise: Catering Options For Everyone

  • Prepare your taste buds for a culinary adventure! From mouthwatering appetizers to gourmet entrees, we’ve got your favorite dishes covered. And let’s not forget the drinks – whether you’re toasting with champagne or sipping on craft sodas, we’ll keep your glasses full and spirits high!

Pinterest-Worthy Decor

  • Picture this: stunning tables, comfortable chairs, and linens so fine they’d make Cinderella jealous. But wait, there’s more! We’ll throw in some specialty items to add that extra sparkle. The best part? Our team handles all the setup and teardown. Your only job is to have the time of your life!
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Weddings & More!

Celebrating love is our mission, but that extends beyond just wedding venues, our space is also available to rent for…

  • Family Reunions or Gatherings
  • Class Reunions
  • Holiday Parties
  • Luncheons
  • Wedding Photographs or Engagement Sessions
  • Fundraisers or Galas
  • Bridal or Baby Showers
  • Birthdays
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FAQs: Planning at Wedding Venues in North Carolina

Are there any other wedding venues in or around Greensboro NC?

Yes! Downtown Greensboro and the surrounding areas are great places to be in search of wedding venues and venue space rentals. Ranging from the blossoming Greensboro Arboretum to the fantastical Castle McCulloch and Blandwood Mansion ballroom, something can be found for every couple. The Historic Brookstown Inn and the JH Adams Inn provide a minimalist feel, while The Cadillac Service Garage gives off an industrial chic aura. Revolution Mill Events is all about urban coolness, while The Evergreen Estate and The Groome Inn are ideal for vintage-themed, intimate events. With temperate climates year round and so many options, it is no wonder that North Carolina makes a lovely destination wedding spot! Browse The Knot Worldwide for additional banquet hall wedding venues and local vendors.

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What is there to do in Charlotte, North Carolina?

For you to have the best wedding day (or weekend) ever, here is a local guide to accommodations, sights, clubs, and restaurants in Charlotte for those not familiar with our area. Remember that southern hospitality exists in North Carolina, so don’t hesitate to inquire about more hidden places from the natives themselves!

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How far is Charlotte from other popular NC towns?


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Chapel Hill


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There’s a lot to see in North Carolina, and couples often extend their wedding celebrations with friends and family by checking out other stunning towns after departing Charlotte. Asheville has become a very popular spot for breweries and winery tours, while places like Wilmington or Lexington are ideal for couples looking to check out historical landmarks or architecture or book a beach retreat.

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Why should I travel from Greensboro to Charlotte for my wedding?

Many Greensboro and Triad couples choose Alexander Homestead because it’s just under 1.5 hours away, and you get all the perks of a bustling city without actually hearing the hustle & bustle. Our secret garden venue provides a sense of tranquility and calm even though it’s centrally located. Plus, guests traveling from out of town benefit from our proximity to the Charlotte Douglas International Airport (24 minutes by car) and the variety of lodging options our city offers!

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What is the weather like seasonally in North Carolina?

North Carolina undergoes various types of weather throughout the year. The climatic conditions during spring are temperate, with temperatures ranging from 60-75°F and occasional rain showers with blooming flowers. Summers can be hot and humid, with thermometers registering around 80-90°F and above, with thunderstorms in the afternoon being a possibility. Fall brings in cool, crisp weather similar to springtime but less rainy, less humid, and some pretty autumn leaves. The winters are moderately cold, with temperatures between 30-50°F. Snow, for instance, occurs in the mountains while coastal areas remain milder. Important to note is that different geographic locations within this state experience different climates, e.g., generally colder in the mountains and warmer at the coast.

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What is your venue’s max capacity?

Our venue space can host up to 215 guests at your outdoor wedding or special event, with free parking, facilities, and a sit-down dinner in our indoor/outdoor reception barn. Additionally, we have hosted micro weddings and elopements for couples desiring to have more personal nuptials.

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What types of wedding venues are most commonly found in the Triad region?

Wedding Venue Locations


Rustic Barn Wedding Venue/Farmland

Cozy, country feel


Stunning seaside ceremonies

Mountain Retreats

Breathtaking views, especially in fall

Historic Mansions/Ballrooms

Southern charm and elegance

Classic Vineyards/Wineries

Romantic, picturesque setting

Urban Lofts or Lounges

Modern vibe in cities like Charlotte or Raleigh


Showcase of natural beauty

Lakeside Venues

Serene backdrop for intimate weddings

Golf/Country Club Inns

Manicured grounds and upscale amenities

Museums/Art Galleries

Unique choice for culture-loving couples

State Parks

Budget-friendly option for nature lovers

Plantation Homes/Estate Venues

Slice of Southern history (can be controversial)

Luxury Hotels

All-in-one convenience for ceremony and reception and honeymoon suite

Converted Warehouses/Banquet Halls

Industrial-chic or classic vibes in urban areas

College Campuses

Nostalgic choice for college sweethearts

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Whether you’re planning for a wedding within the year or you’re just dreaming about your future big day, keep these spots in mind. They’re too good to forget! North Carolina is a treasure trove of romance, and Alexander Homestead is a gem in uptown Charlotte. From fairytale gardens to gorgeous indoor/outdoor reception spaces and full-service wedding packages, there’s something for everyone no matter the style and budget. Click on the button below and fill our our website form to connect with our team. We can’t wait to start planning with you! :)

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