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Forge Valley Event Center Barbecues & Picnics

  • Company Picnics
  • Church Picnics
  • Family Reunion Picnics
  • Outdoor Holiday Gatherings
  • Barbecues
  • Birthday Parties
  • Themed Parties
  • Other open air or tent events

Forge Valley Event Center is the ideal location for your outdoors event. We have eleven acres located by the Pisgah National Forest. Whether you have an open-air barbecue or bring in tents or canopies, your guests will have the time of their lives at our beautiful location.

Fish on our private five acre lake. Grill on our deck. There is plenty of space for indoor or outdoor games and competitions. Forge Valley Event Center will appeal to people of all ages. Whether your event is catered or covered dish, the convenient catering kitchen in the Event Center is available.

Planning a Family Reunion? Forge Valley Event Center provides an ideal setting where you and your family can catch up and have fun. Create unforgettable memories that will last a lifetime.

Outdoor Accommodations

Overlooking scenic Lyday Lake with the Blue Ridge Mountains in the background, Forge Valley Event Center is a beautiful location for your open air event.

For a larger event, tents can accommodate up to 2,000. A tent is picturesque, adding a fairytale atmosphere to your occasion. There are several locations for open or enclosed tents or pavilions to be set-up. Tents can be fully enclosed and heated or air-conditioned.

Tents and canopies come in a variety of sizes and colors. A smaller 20’ x 20’ tent accommodates up to 40 guests for intimate dinner seating.  A larger 20’ x 40’ tent seats up to 200. A large 60’ x 100’ pavilion accommodates 500 or more guests. You may even set up several tents or canopies to take full advantage of our beautiful vistas.

There is plenty of room for all of your guests to be comfortable at Forge Valley Event Center. Hold your event overlooking scenic Lyday Lake and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Whether you hold your event indoors, outdoors or both, there is no limit to the number of guests you can include at your event.

Large easy-to-use gas grill
We can provide a large commercial grade portable gas grill. Perfect for your large event, this heavy duty grill has over 1000 square inches of cooking space for all your steaks. It can cook up to 65 hamburgers or 126 hot dogs at once. The integrated foldable windshield keeps your guests safe. The portable cart makes it easy to set up this grill for open-air or tent events. Or use it on the open deck at our Event Center.


Fishing on the private lake from the deck at Forge Valley Cottage

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