21c Bentonville - pic by Courtney Paige Photo / Earth & Thorn florals

Experiential Weddings in Arkansas

Bentonville, Arkansas, is known for its rich cultural tapestry and vibrant arts scene, making it an unexpected yet perfect destination for couples seeking a unique and memorable wedding experience. This year, the city has become even more enchanting for weddings in Arkansas With Great Love, designer Earth & Thorn, and 21c Museum Hotel join forces to offer couples exclusive experiential wedding weekends. From art-filled venues to culinary delights, Bentonville promises an unforgettable celebration of love.

Each experience offered is custom for that couple and experience, but here is a look into what a Bentonville scenic package can offer you and your guests!

Crystal Bridges: Where Art Meets Romance

The journey begins on Thursday of wedding week with a visit to the world-renowned Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the Ozarks, couples, family, and friends can immerse themselves in the artistic wonders of the museum’s collection, providing a picturesque backdrop for pre-wedding festivities.

The Bridal Lunch at 21c Museum Hotel: A Culinary Delight

21c Museum Hotel, a boutique hotel that seamlessly combines contemporary art and luxury accommodations, hosts an exquisite bridal lunch. Indulge in a culinary journey curated to tantalize the taste buds while surrounded by the hotel’s unique art installations, setting the stage for an intimate and stylish celebration.

Their exclusive bridal brunch package (only available to WGL brides!) is designed to infuse your day with special touches, so you can relax and relish every moment without the stress of planning weddings in Arkansas. Experience a seamless blend of captivating art and innovative offerings from The Hive, ensuring your day is nothing short of extraordinary.

Nightly Stay at 21c: Artful Luxury

Couples will experience the epitome of luxury with a nightly stay at 21c Museum Hotel. Each room is a work of art in itself, providing a romantic and comfortable haven for the newlyweds and their guests.

Bourbon & Wine Tasting at 21c: Sip and Savor

Celebrate the union with a refined bourbon and wine tasting experience at 21c. Expert sommeliers guide guests through a selection of carefully curated wines and bourbons, enhancing the celebration with a touch of sophistication.

21c Art Tour: A Stroll Through Creativity

Immerse yourselves in creativity with a private art tour at 21c. Explore the hotel’s galleries, filled with contemporary art installations that serve as a unique and unconventional backdrop for wedding photos.

Charcuterie & Wine Class: Crafted Elegance

Elevate your culinary skills with a private charcuterie and wine class, a hands-on experience that adds a personalized touch to your wedding weekend. Learn the art of pairing exquisite wines with artisanal cheeses and charcuterie, creating a gourmet experience for you and your guests.

NWA Pub Crawl: Cheers to Love

Weddings in Arkansas can also experience the local charm with a Northwest Arkansas pub crawl. Sample craft beers and cocktails at the region’s most beloved watering holes, creating a laid-back and festive atmosphere for pre-wedding celebrations.

21c Wedding/ Reception Location: Contemporary Elegance

Host your wedding reception in the stylish event spaces at 21c. With its blend of contemporary design and artistic flair, 21c provides a unique and unforgettable setting for your celebration, ensuring that your special day is as distinctive as your love story.

Floral Arrangements Class: Blooms of Love for Weddings in Arkansas

Add a personal touch to your wedding by participating in a floral arrangements class. Learn the art of creating stunning bouquets and floral decorations, infusing your ceremony and reception with the beauty of handcrafted blooms.

Top Golf: Swing into Married Life

Wrap up the weekend with a fun and relaxed visit to Top Golf. Whether you’re a seasoned golfer or a novice, this activity provides a playful and enjoyable way to celebrate the beginning of your journey into married life.

Thus weddings in Arkansas will be around for centuries to come!

The collaboration between With Great Love, Earth & Thorn, and downtown Bentonville businesses will transform wedding weekends into an immersive experiences filled with art, culture, and culinary delights. Couples choosing this enchanting destination can expect a celebration that reflects their unique love story, surrounded by the charm and creativity that define Bentonville’s spirit. Cheers to love, art, and unforgettable beginnings in this captivating Arkansas city!

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