Winter can be a magical time in western North Carolina. At times, snow will fall and accumulate on the ridges such that downtown Asheville seems more like Salt Lake City and the Rocky Mountains. Even in the valleys, the area receives about a foot of snow each year; however, temperatures are much milder than other high elevation cities. Winter weather is one of the things that attract new residents and tourists to the mountains.
Have you chosen a winter date for your upcoming wedding? Planning a winter wedding in North Carolina can be more difficult because you have to consider the potential for cold or inclement weather. There’s a good chance your January wedding date will be sunny with highs in the upper 50s, but there is also the potential for snow and freezing temperatures. The simple details can make your wedding guests feel warmly welcomed, even on the coldest of days. Here are some of our favorite ways to add these special touches on your winter wedding festivities.