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If you’re on the hunt for “wedding venues near me” in Charlotte, North Carolina, your wedding venue search ends here. Welcome to Alexander Homestead, where we transform your wedding dreams into reality. We’re not just a venue; we’re a team of seasoned wedding experts with over 40 years of collective experience, dedicated to making your special day a masterpiece.
Meet Our Expert Team
Nicole Martin: Your Wedding Journey Begins Here
Your wedding journey starts with Nicole. She’s here to answer all your questions and guide you through the process. When you’re ready for a tour, Nicole will walk you through Alexander Homestead, highlighting the benefits of our full-service venue and planning services. She ensures your wedding vision becomes a reality.
Carolann Price: Your Dedicated Wedding Planner
Carolann is more than a venue coordinator – she’s your dedicated guide, personalizing every detail to align with your vision and preferences. From creating timelines to coordinating with vendors, she’s with you every step of the way, ensuring a stress-free and enjoyable path to your “I do.”
“Carolanne was our planning and day of coordinator and took care of every detail and more, making the wedding planning operation as stress free as possible. She is absolutely fantastic and so wonderful to work with! We wouldn’t have changed a thing – cannot say enough about how much we love this venue and team!”
Danielle Dolson: Your Assistant Event Manager & Day of Coordinator
Danielle works closely with Carolann to ensure your day runs seamlessly. With an eye for detail and a passion for orchestrating flawless events, Danielle is committed to making your special day stress-free and memorable.
“They coordinated everything and made it so easy for me to meet deadlines and not miss a beat! Thank you to Danielle, Carolann, Nicole, and the entire Alexander Homestead staff for spoiling our team with such a beautiful event!”
Joy Greer: Your Day-of Coordinator
Joy, your Day-of Coordinator, steps in 2-3 months before your wedding. She guides you through finalizing menus, colors, ceremony flow, and more, either in person or virtually. With expert execution, including setup and cleanup, Joy takes the stress off your shoulders, allowing you and your loved ones to relish every moment.
Tirzah Caffee and Bradley Caffee: Our Co-Owners
Tirzah is dedicated to curating personalized, low-stress weddings at Alexander Homestead, ensuring it remains the premier choice in Charlotte, offering the most valuable inclusions for your special day. Bradley takes pride in maintaining the property’s beauty and ensuring a high standard of staff. He also serves as the instructor for the Marriage Enrichment Seminar, offered to all couples.
inside the reception area with gorgeous gold chargers, white chairs and white linens
The All-Inclusive Experience: What ‘Full Service’ Means
When it comes to planning your dream wedding, the term ‘all-inclusive‘ is thrown around quite liberally in the wedding industry. Yet, not all venues truly embody the essence of comprehensive services. At Alexander Homestead, we go beyond the buzzword, offering a genuinely ‘full service’ experience that ensures every detail of your special day is meticulously attended to.
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Inclusions at a Glance
- Private, Gated, and Spacious Property
- Catering Excellence with Chef-Prepared Entrees
- Dedicated Wedding Planner and Coordinator Team
- Organized and Structured Planning Process
- Complimentary Garden Party Experience
- Set Up and Clean Up Services
- Exclusive Bridal Suite & Groom’s Suite
- Rehearsal and Photo Sessions
- Expert Vendor Recommendations
- Ample Parking
- Personalized Layout and Decor Options
- Thoughtful Additions: Linens, Tableware, Chairs, Flatware
- Unlimited Beverage Choices: Beer, Wine, Seltzers
- Friendly Meal Service
- Marriage Enrichment Course
gorgeous view of the reception area and gardens
Private, Gated, and Spacious Property
Our expansive and secure grounds, including our banquet hall, can comfortably accommodate up to 215 guests for gatherings, ensuring ample space for your celebration while prioritizing your privacy and safety.
kimberly and tylers wedding cake
Choose from a variety of venue options, including chef-prepared entrees and salads, with options for plated or buffet catering service. To top it off, enjoy a complimentary food-tasting experience for the couple, offering a preview of the culinary delights that await.
The Bridal Party on the Lawn with gorgeous string lights
Dedicated Wedding Planner and Coordinator Team
Our experienced planning team oversees all your wedding planning services vendors and services, providing you with a smooth planning experience. On your special day, a dedicated wedding coordinator ensures that every detail is flawlessly orchestrated, allowing you to focus on creating beautiful memories.
palm leaves and other gorgeous blooms outside the carriage house
Organized and Structured Planning Process
We’ve fine-tuned our destination wedding planning process to be seamless and enjoyable, guiding you every step of the way to bring your dream wedding to life while you sit back and relax.
lily pads on the pond
Complimentary Garden Party Experience
Treat your guests to a delightful cocktail hour in our scenic gardens, complete with appetizers, refreshing lemonade and an invitation to join the festivities.
partying at the reception at alexander homestead
Set Up and Clean Up
We handle the setup and cleanup, sparing your loved ones from the responsibility. We believe in going beyond to deliver an unparalleled experience, meaning no additional charges or complications based on the number of tables or chairs you require. Your peace of mind and a flawless celebration are our top priorities.
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Exclusive Bridal Suite & Grooms Suite
Our well-appointed bridal suite offers a comfortable space for preparation, complete with amenities and a private restroom.
Rehearsal and Photo Sessions
Benefit from a one-hour wedding celebration rehearsal and a two-hour on-site photography session to capture cherished moments before the big day.
groom kissing his bride in front of the gazebo ceremony area at alexander homestead
Expert Vendor Recommendations
Our curated list of recommended vendors ensures a stress-free selection process for your wedding team. However, we don’t require any specific vendors, giving you the flexibility to choose according to your preferences.
We offer ample free parking with attendants and special access to shuttle buses to ensure the availability of your booking guests arrive comfortably.
Your Vision, Our Commitment
At Alexander Homestead, we work closely with you to create a personalized ceremony and reception layout that aligns perfectly with your unique vision. Our reception venues are carefully chosen to provide the perfect atmosphere for your special day.
From linens and tableware to specialty chairs and flatware, we’ve got every detail covered to enhance your celebration. For more information, feel free to contact our team and we will be happy to assist you with any inquiries you may have.
Unlimited Beverage Choices
Enjoy a wide vista selection of beer, wine, and seltzers to provide your guests with an optimal bar experience.
beautiful reception setup with blue napkins and gold chargers
Friendly Meal Service
Our skilled event team, with expertise in the hospitality industry, ensures a seamless and efficient meal service, guaranteeing your guests a delightful dining experience.
couple with cute dog at ceremony site
Marriage Enrichment Course
Enhance your relationship through our virtual Marriage Enrichment course, offered multiple times a year.
Costs of a Wedding if You Don’t Choose All-Inclusive
- Venue: The venue is often one of the most significant expenses, with an average cost of around $10,000 to $15,000.
- Photographer: Professional photographers may charge anywhere from $2,000 to $4,000.
- Catering: The cost of catering can vary, but it’s typically around $70 to $150 per guest.
- Flowers and Decor: Floral arrangements and decor can cost around $2,000 to $3,000.
- Wedding Dress: Wedding dresses vary greatly in price, but the average is about $1,000 to $2,500.
- Entertainment: Hiring a DJ or band might cost around $1,000 to $3,000.
- Videographer: Videography services can range from $1,500 to $3,000.
- Cake: Wedding cakes typically cost between $500 and $1,000.
Say ‘I Do’ in Style: Explore Our Venue Spaces
Welcome to Alexander Homestead, where your dream wedding becomes a reality. Our property is a true gem near Uptown Charlotte, with stunning gardens, picturesque backdrops, and beautifully appointed spaces for every aspect of your special day.
From the moment you step onto our venue location, you will be enchanted by the lush gardens, towering trees, and tranquil atmosphere. Even more enchanting is the fact that our venue costs are reasonable and affordable. Our venue spaces are breathtaking, from our cozy and inviting ready rooms to our reception spaces and romantic wedding ceremonies gazebo.
rachel and steven sharing a kiss on the bridge
“The venue is just as breathtaking in person as it looks in pictures. The beautifully manicured gardens, charming details, and elegant architecture created a romantic ambiance that was picture-perfect. The moment our guests arrived, they were captivated by the venue’s timeless beauty. It provided the perfect backdrop for our ceremony and reception.”
the carriage house and bridge with gorgeous blooms
Venue Spces At a Glance
The Carriage House
A spacious bridal suite and ready room, perfect for getting ready before your big day. Add on early arrival to relax and prepare in luxurious comfort. We can also recommend talented hair and makeup artists.
An ultimate lounge and ready room designed for the groom. It offers comfortable seating, light refreshments, games, and ample space for relaxation. It’s ideal for getting dressed or hanging out with your closest friends.
The Ceremony Area
Nestled among towering trees and blooming gardens, our outdoor white gazebo creates a picturesque setting for your ceremony. Say your vows surrounded by natural beauty.
The Secret Garden
An enchanting oasis with towering trees and lush blooms, creating a natural cathedral. After the ceremony, your guests can enjoy a Garden Party with appetizers and spritzers amidst the beauty of our garden paradise.
Our indoor spaces at the barn provide the perfect backdrop for your special day. From rustic chic to modern elegance, you can create the wedding of your dreams with your choice of decor. As the sun sets and our team opens the barn doors, you and your guests will be awestruck by the seamless indoor-outdoor party vibe.
the carriage house in full sunlight
Get Ready in Comfort & Luxury: The Carriage House
Step into your private oasis retreat in our spacious bridal suite/ready room, just a stone’s throw away from our historic house and your ceremony site. You’ll have the option to add on early arrival, so you can relax and prepare for your big day in the comfort of our luxurious space. Our team is also happy to provide recommendations for talented hair and makeup artists to ensure you look and feel your absolute best.
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Get Ready in Comfort & Luxury: Nate’s Cabin
Welcome to Nate’s Cabin, the ultimate bungalow lounge and getaway at Alexander Homestead. Designed with your partner in mind, this spacious and stylish cabin is the perfect place to kick back and relax before the big moment. You’ll feel right at home with comfortable seating, light refreshments, games, and plenty of space to spread out. Whether getting dressed or hanging out with your closest friends, this space has everything you need to feel comfortable and confident before your vows. And as a bonus, it’s the ideal getaway for some alone time with your partner.
Alexander Homestead Venue Spaces
Say ‘I Do’: The Ceremony Area
Nestled among towering trees and blooming gardens, our outdoor white gazebo, which serves as a wedding location, creates a picturesque setting for your ceremony. Say your vows surrounded by natural beauty, and let the tranquil atmosphere set the tone for your special day. With ample space for seating and a backdrop that looks like it was taken straight from a fairy tale, our ceremony area is the perfect place to start your happily ever after.
gorgeous pond and rocks at alexander homestead
Unveil the Magic of Our Secret Garden
Step into a secret oasis and experience our stunning Secret Garden, the perfect wedding party venue, where towering trees and lush blooms surround you in a natural cathedral. After the ceremony, your guests can enjoy a Garden Party, mingling and savoring appetizers and spritzers as they bask in the beauty of our garden paradise. With endless photo opportunities, the Secret Garden will leave you and your guests with memories to cherish for a lifetime.
outdoor reception with beautiful twinkling string lights
Celebrate Al Fresco: Indoor/Outdoor Wedding Reception
Our beautiful indoor spaces at the barn provide the perfect backdrop for your special day, including wedding parties. From rustic chic to modern elegance, you can create the wedding of your dreams with your choice of decor. As the sun sets and our team opens the barn doors, you and your guests will be awestruck by the seamless indoor-outdoor party vibe.
“Alexander Homestead is the WHOLE PACKAGE. It’s a beautiful venue that holds the ceremony and reception at the same place. It’s one less thing you have to worry about when you have a lot of guests. It was a perfect hybrid of indoor-outdoor. The grounds are kept beautifully with flowers and a small stream.”
Mingle under the romantic glow of twinkling bistro lights, cozy up by the fire pit, and dance the night away with your loved ones. Your wedding reception, including wedding parties, at our barn is truly one-of-a-kind and will be a night to remember forever.
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- Eventective – Allows you to search for various event spaces, including wedding venues. Eventective – Wedding Venues
- Rustic Bride – Specializes in rustic and barn wedding venues. Rustic Bride – Venue Search
- MyWedding – Features venues and offers wedding planning tools. MyWedding – Find Venues
Your Dream Wedding Awaits at Alexander Homestead
Your search for the ideal wedding venue in Charlotte, NC has led you to Alexander Homestead, where dreams become reality. Our experienced team, top-notch services, and enchanting spaces set the stage for unforgettable weddings. Whether you’re envisioning an intimate ceremony or a grand reception, we’re here to make it happen.
If you’ve been searching for “wedding venues near me” on our website, your quest ends here. Contact us today via email, and let’s set up a wedding consultation to plab the wedding you’ve always dreamed of. Your journey to “I do” begins now.
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