Weddings & Events



Engagement Photo Sessions
Hart Square is available for two-hour engagement photo sessions for $150. Please be in touch for availability: or 828.320.9461. You must provide your own photographer. Our wedding photographer recommendation is Reggie Thomas of Thomas Photography: 828.327.0972. Reggie has worked with Hart Square for twenty years and contributed many of the beautiful photographs to Hart Square: One Man’s Passionate Preservation of North Carolina’s Pioneer Heritage, including the extraordinary image used on the jacket of the Chapel of Peace in the snow.

Hart Square currently provides wedding ceremony rentals in both of the village chapels: The Chapel of Peace and St. Mark’s Chapel. The Chapel of Peace capacity is 75. St. Mark’s Chapel is 50. We also have an outdoor chapel area that can seat 200. Horse drawn carriage rental is available. There is ample parking available for the event. Rates include two security staff; ground maintenance in preparation for the ceremony; and cabins for the bride’s party and and groom’s party prior to the event. Availability and dates are limited. (A forthcoming reception space will be available in the future-2017.) For further information, including additional photographs, rates, and availability, contact or 828.320.9461.

Reception Recommendations:

Willow Creek Inn (5.7 miles)
3083 Wyant Road, Vale, NC 28168

Woodmill Winery (7.7 miles)
1350 Woodmill Winery Lane
Vale, North Carolina 28168

Catawba Country Club (9.2 miles)
1154 Country Club Road  Newton, NC 28658

De Starte (11.7 miles)
Intersection Hwy 18 & Hwy 27
6533 Fallston Road, Lawndale, NC 28090

Corporate events, leadership training, and team building workshops are available upon request. Site rental for family reunions, film, and photography are also available upon request. For additional information, contact or 828.320.9461