Planning a special event like a wedding, birthday, anniversary, or corporate retreat can seem overwhelming at times. There are so many things to consider such as the location, where your out-of-town guests will stay, and what kind of food you want to serve. Luckily for you, a special event held at Golden Valley offers all that, in a spectacular setting. Keep reading to find out the four reasons why you should host your next private event at Golden Valley in North Carolina.


The Lodge at Golden Valley is the perfect venue for your special day. Enjoy space for up to 200 guests, access to the kitchen facilities in the building for food preparation, amazing views of the lake and mountains, and great packages to help you plan and save! Learn more about this rental space and packages here.


Your guests will opt out of driving home after your event when they see the accommodations available for them at Golden Valley. From cozy Treetop Cabins and Luxury Glamping Tents, to group lodges (perfect for all your bridesmaids!), there’s an option for each of your guests. Plus, when you book a private event at Golden Valley, your guests will enjoy 10% off their cabin rental!*

*Based on availability. Minimum of 20 cabins booked for discount to apply. Other terms apply.


Not only is Golden Valley the perfect location for your special event due to the beautiful rental space and accommodations, but also because it’s home to Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park™! Pre or post event, any of your guests who rented a cabin or campsite can enjoy access to tons of activities and amenities like a brand new water park, mini golf, lake fun, and more!

Wanting to celebrate your birthday while staying at Golden Valley? Make sure to schedule a Bear Visit with Yogi Bear™ or one of his friends! Packages include a birthday cake, card, and tons of hugs!


Conveniently located between Asheville and Charlotte, Golden Valley provides the perfect weekend destination for your special event. Your guests can hop in the car from Charlotte and arrive at Golden Valley in just an hour and 30 minutes via I-85 S! Driving from Asheville? It’s just one hour away via I-40 E and NC-226 S!


Ready to book your celebratory day at Golden Valley in North Carolina? Give us a call at (828) 417-0086!