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Host Your Next Meeting in the NC Smokies


We all could use a little excuse to escape to the North Carolina Smokies. Whether you are looking for the next spot for your corporate retreat or family reunion, Haywood County has an impressive lineup of event spaces for your choosing. It’s time to trade the boring walls of your company conference room for an area known for scenic, wide-open spaces!

Waynesville Inn & Golf Club 

For over 90 years, visitors have enjoyed this scenic mountain golf club complete with a bar & grill, indoor and outdoor event spaces, and spacious guest rooms. Consider booking now be-FORE it’s already taken! They are undergoing extensive renovations by Bobby Weed Golf Design, restoring the original Donald Ross while adding a chipping, putting & driving range!

Lambuth Inn at Lake Junaluska

This elegant Inn offers a historical charm that will make any event special. There are several meeting rooms that will accommodate 15 to 225 guests. The large dining room serves all-you-can-eat buffet-style meals for up to 350 guests. In addition, attendees can head outside to take in one of the best mountain-lake views from inspiration point.

Clarion Hotel and Conference Center

Located in Maggie Valley, this 90-room hotel and conference center is conveniently a stone’s throw from Highway 276 and Highway 19. They are open year-round and offer an on-site restaurant and lounge for guests to enjoy.

The Terrace at Lake Junaluska

A contemporary hotel with breathtaking views of Lake Junaluska. This is a great space for meetings, banquets, and receptions. The Harrell Center and Stuart Auditorium are located right next door for additional space! During your stay you can start your day with a hot breakfast buffet from their Lakeside Bistro.

The Swag

Treat your guests to an all-inclusive stay with meeting rooms to accommodate up to 34 guests. Their expert staff will help create an elegant experience you won’t forget. Treat your companions to living the life of luxury!

Smoky Mountain Event Center

Consisting of two large exhibit halls called Apple Orchard (15,000 sq ft) and Dogwood (12,000 sq ft), there is a large covered open-air arena and several green spaces, barns, and horse stalls. The Smoky Mountain Event Center offers beautiful mountain views. You are sure to find a space that suits you and your guests.

Laurel Ridge Country Club & Event Center

Their indoor and outdoor event spaces offer a feel of rustic elegance with breathtaking views of the Balsam Mountains. Here you can enjoy exceptional service for your special occasion. Need some assistance? Their events director can assist with planning seminars, meetings, dinner parties, and more.

The 37 Venue

Make your gathering memorable with this private event venue in Downtown Waynesville. They have conference rooms, boardrooms, and ballrooms perfectly suited for your event. Better yet, you can have access to Wi-Fi, projectors, and projector screens at no charge!

Make this the corporate retreat or family reunion to beat here in Haywood! If your event space does not offer lodging, no worries! Check out our cozy accommodations nearby. While you and your crew are in town, don’t forget to explore the local tastes and treasures of the area. We hope to see you soon!

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