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Special Events

No detail is too small. No challenge is too large.

Accents on Asheville's seasoned team members are ready to roll-up their sleeves and execute the perfect daytime or evening event that encourages participation, camaraderie and the imagination of your entire group while taking advantage of the full range of Blue Ridge Mountain flavor and flare that groups experience here in Asheville and the surrounding mountains. Our expert inhouse event planners choreograph special and themed events for groups coming to Asheville from the design of the event, to the setup, all the way through the breakdown of the event. We assist groups with venue selection, layout, staging, special seating, casual or elegant and elaborate décor, specialty linens, table centerpieces, audio/visual, gobos, lighting, sound, music, entertainment, menu design, food and beverage catering, staffing, printed menus, and if needed, tent and other event rentals and roundtrip transportation from your group's hotel. Our three most popular special events for groups coming to Asheville are:

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Biltmore Estate Evenings

Accents on Asheville can arrange for private after-hour tours of Biltmore House, exclusive dinners and special events in one of the Estate's many private event venues. There are intimate options for small groups, magnificent backdrops for groups as large as 2000 guests, and everything in between. A number of our elite groups choose this exceptional setting for their gala or final night event, they ask us to conceive and fulfill it, and their guests will remember the special moment for years to come.

Private Farm & Ranch Events

Asheville has spectacular outdoor event venues with breathtaking views and open-air and enclosed barns or pavilions that are ideal locations for Appalachian style events in all four seasons. If your group has come here to take advantage of our mountain scenery and culture, then let us take you where can unwind, play lawn games, see farm animals, sample mountain grub, sip local craft beer or moonshine, try our farm-to-table fare, listen to local musicians, all while enjoying a bonfire with s’mores.

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Private Brewery Events

Asheville has more breweries per capita than any other American city and our beer flows as steady as our mountain streams, receiving high marks from beer enthusiasts worldwide. We can take your group to a brewery with a private event venue that’s the perfect place for a special evening, one that could feature multiple local draughts, an eclectic reception or dinner menu designed by you but prepared by out catering chefs, as well as a local bluegrass band that will get your guests up and dancing.

Additional Special Events

The following events have also been popular with our Asheville groups:

Art Gallery Receptions
Art Gallery Receptions
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Murder Mystery Dinners
Murder Mystery Dinners
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Casino & Poker Nights
Casino & Poker Nights
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Roaring '20s & Great Gatsby Events
Roaring '20s & Great Gatsby Events
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Game Nights
Game Nights
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Cook-Offs
Cook-Offs
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Corporate Field Days
Corporate Field Days
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Farm-to-Table Dinners
Farm-to-Table Dinners
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Oktoberfest& Beer Festivals
Oktoberfest& Beer Festivals
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Food Truck Roundups
Food Truck Roundups
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Masquerade Balls
Masquerade Balls
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Black Tie Affairs & Galas
Black Tie Affairs & Galas
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Themed Events

Many of our groups don't have the ability to choose one of the exclusive event venues in Asheville and are forced to start with a blank slate in a venue such as a hotel ballroom. If you need help with creativity, our exceptional themed events are completely customized, reflecting the brand or personality of our private and corporate clients. Whether your group is a family, a product, a company or cause, our special events embrace experiences that integrate innovative design with the finest in wine and cocktails, dining, music, entertainment and most importantly, the element of surprise. If any of the following themes or occasions sound appealing to your group, please give us a call and we'll help design, plan and manage your special event from conception to execution:

  • County Fair or Farmers Market

  • "Beer, Barbecue & Bluegrass"

  • Decade Themes (Victorian Era, Roaring 20s, Dirty 30s, Fabulous 40s, Nifty 50s, Magical Mystery Tour 60s, Disco 70s, etc.)

  • Customized "Radio Shows"

  • Cabarets or "Moulin Rouge"

  • Costume/Cosplay Parties

  • Period Themes (Stone Age, Medieval Banquet, Middle Ages, Renaissance Faire, Baroque, Rococo, Classical, Gilded Age, Art Nouveau, Jazz Age, Space Age, etc.)

  • Fantasy Nights

  • A Night at the Movies or Specific Movie Themes (Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter, Titanic, Grease, Pirates of the Caribbean, Westerns, Disney, Wizard of Oz, Godfather, Willy Wonka, etc.)

  • Retro Night

  • Halloween/Zombie Themes

  • Holiday Themes (Christmas, New Years, St. Patrick’s Day, Valentine’s Day, President’s Day, Easter, etc.)

  • Sports Themes (Tailgating, Football/Superbowl, Baseball/World Series, NASCAR/Racing, Summer or Winter Olympics, Soccer World Cup, Golf/Masters, Ballroom Games, Hillbilly Olympics, Kentucky Derby, etc.)

  • Character Events (Great Gatsby, James Bond, Alice in Wonderland, etc.)

  • "People in History" Night

  • Beach Parties/Luaus

  • Cultural Themes (Mardi Gras, Carnival, Cinco de Mayo, Scottish Highland Games, Caribbean Nights, Arabian Nights, Taste of Asia, etc.)

  • "Mountaintop Magic"

  • Hoedowns or "A Day at the Farm"

  • Fund Raisers/Auctions/Award Ceremonies

  • Karaoke/Open Mics/Talent Shows

  • Food Festivals

  • Second Chance Proms

  • Wild Game Dinners

Other Events & Occasions

We also help our clients with the following occasions:

  • Wine Tastings (or Beer, Whiskey, Ciders, Meads, etc.)

  • Food Tastings

  • Garden Parties

  • Pool Parties

  • Movie Nights

  • Cookouts

  • Company Picnics

  • Luncheons

  • Flash Mobs

  • Bar or Brewery Crawls

  • Progressive Dinners

  • Murder Mysteries on a Train

  • Retirement Parties/Roasts

  • Trunk Shows/Fashion Shows

  • Grand Openings

  • Product Launches

  • High Tea Parties

  • Cookoffs

  • Car Rallies

  • Reunions (Family, School/Education, Social, Fraternal, Military, Company Retirement, etc.)

Elements that can be added to our Events...

  • Bands/Musicians (guitarist/vocalists, pianists, jazz trios, string quartets, bluegrass bands, big bands, orchestras, harpists, bagpipers, buskers, etc.)

  • Cloggers or Swing Dancers

  • DJs

  • Karaoke

  • Radio Show

  • Costumed Actors

  • Performance Artists, Living Statues

  • Lighting & Gobos

  • Photographers, Photo Booths & Selfie Mirrors

  • Carnival Games, Table Games, Arcade Games, etc.

  • Inflatables

  • Carriage or Wagon Rides drawn by Horse or Tractor

  • Fireworks & Pyrotechnics

  • Petting Farms or Puppy Playpens

  • Frisbee Golf

  • Tethered Hot Air Balloons

  • Helicopter Rides

  • Cigar Rollers & Mobile Cigar Lounges

  • Falconry Demonstrations

  • Caricaturists

  • Mentalists, Magic Shows, Strolling Magicians

  • Makeup or Hair Artists

  • Face Painters

  • Chef Demos or Action Stations

  • Dessert & Ice Cream Bars

  • Artist Demos (Mobile Glass Blowers, Woodworkers, etc.)

  • Archery

  • Fly Fishing or Fly Tying Demonstrations

  • Ice Sculptures, Ice Bars & Luges

  • Comedians

  • Storytellers

  • Aerial Artists

  • Fire Performers

  • Lounge Furniture

  • Scavenger Hunt or “Needle in the Haystack”

  • Arts & Crafts Stations

  • Impersonators or Celebrity Lookalikes

  • Fortune Tellers or On-the-Spot Poets

  • Trivia Hosts

  • Sheep Dog Demos

  • Mobile Escape Room

  • Mobile Axe Throwing

  • National Anthem Singer

  • Party Favors

  • Event Security & Standby Emergency Medical Services

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