Event Planning in Asheville, North Carolina

Throwing an event of any size is challenging, especially since event planning can become a full time job in itself. If the thought of scouting venues in Asheville or meeting with local vendors is causing unnecessary stress, Kelley Event + Design can help. We listen to what you want and transform your ideas into a customized event that is tailor-made specifically for you. We believe in a personalized and collaborative approach with each client, which allows for a greater attention to detail and specialized attention throughout the event planning process.

Asheville Event Planning Services

Imagine every detail is handled and your event is moving along smoothly. The décor is exactly as you envisioned, the flowers and table settings are placed perfectly, the food tastes delicious, and everyone is having a great time. But you are not fully enjoying the event because you’re tired from the stress of decision making during the planning process. With us, that stress and time investment will be minimized. Tell us about your ideal event and we will work with you to build it. Our expertise is planning and executing professionally crafted events in Asheville. When you need event planning services, trust Kelley Event + Design to produce a one-of-a-kind fete that exceeds all your expectations.

In event planning, there are endless details to consider, and with the assistance of an event planner, you save yourself from the headache and hassle of running the show. At Kelley Event + Design, we carefully prepare and execute each event planning step, keeping you informed and including you in decisions, while taking the burden off your shoulders. Our sole mission is to help you maintain a successful daytime job while we plan your Asheville event—no matter how big or small.

Our event planning services include (but are not limited to):

  • Event design and theming
  • Budget planning
  • Venue selection
  • Food and beverage caterer selection
  • On-site management

Events We Plan in Asheville

From corporate events to destination weddings, Kelley Event + Design does it all. We provide event planning services for:

  • Conferences
  • Business meetings
  • Team building events
  • Product launches
  • Corporate holiday parties
  • Theme parties
  • VIP events
  • Executive retreats
  • Fundraisers
  • Engagement parties

Event Venues in Asheville

With so many options, narrowing down the perfect event venue can be tricky. Having an event planner by your side will make scouting Asheville venues pain free and hopefully, enjoyable!

Claxton Farm

Whether you’re hosting a VIP event or a corporate party, the 360 degree picturesque views of the Blue Ridge Mountains are sure to please your guests. Just 14 miles from Asheville, this serene venue truly feels as though you are hundreds of miles away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. The versatile setting of Claxton Farm can be casual with a laid back feel or transformed into an elegant company holiday party enhanced by the beautiful, natural setting.


From an elegant soiree to a theme party, Homewood is a remarkable venue that will leave your guests talking about your party. Located in Asheville’s post-Victorian historic district of Montford, the elegant castle boasts original hardwood floors, cherry walls, 20 foot ceilings, grand Appalachian stone fireplaces, and alabaster sconces—creating the perfect atmosphere for your next important event.

The Omni Grove Park Inn

For more than 100 years, the Omni Grove Park Inn has been the premier venue for events of all sizes in Asheville. Whether you’re hosting a small team building event for your company, running a fundraising event, or holding a large conference, there are multiple indoor and outdoor event spaces to choose from, such as:

  • Mountain View Terrace & Skyline Room
  • The Country Club
  • Vanderbilt Terrace

The Biltmore

If you’re looking to impress your guests with a lavish event space, there is nothing quite like the Biltmore. The estate includes the Biltmore House, gardens, winery, farm, and Inn on Biltmore Estate. From hilltop hideaways to boardrooms and banquet halls, Biltmore’s 8,000-acre estate offers countless venues for corporate parties, receptions, and special events, such as:

  • Biltmore House & Garden
  • Conservatory
  • Diana
  • The Inn of Biltmore Estate
  • Lioncrest
  • Deerpark
  • Antler Hill Barn
  • Cedric’s Tavern Loft
  • Champagne Cellar at the Winery

Event Planner in Asheville, North Carolina

Planning an event should be a positive experience, especially when there are experts who enjoy helping with important details. Hiring an event planner, like Kelley Event + Design, will save you time and money and greatly reduce your stress level. We consult with you, research Asheville area vendors, and find exactly what you need for your event. Kelley Event + Design manages the hard work, so you can relax and be the host.

Every event we plan in Asheville is unique—contact us to receive a custom event planning proposal.