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Special Events

Special Events

For wedding receptions and ceremonies, bachelor/bachelorette parties, family reunions, birthdays, and Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, look no further than the USNWC for a unique place to host your special event. Our full-service event platform, featuring a dedicated event planning team, multiple unique venues, and an on-site restaurant with catering services, is geared towards meeting all the needs of your special day.

Fill out the group outings form to have one of our Event Planners contact you directly.

We specialize in all types of events, including:

  • Wedding receptions
  • Wedding ceremonies
  • Rehearsal dinners
  • Bar and Bat Mitzvahs
  • Proms and Formals
  • Family Reunions


The USNWC provides on-site catering options for all types of organizations. We regularly cater to corporations and small businesses, youth groups and scout troops, and even bachelor and bachelorette parties. Providing an assortment of options and packages, catering at the USWNC will provide your group with a memorable dining experience.


Event Venues

Whether you need a traditional meeting space or are looking for something a little different, we have the space to suit your needs. Both indoor and open-aired facilities offer groups of any size a venue to meet in a unique and memorable environment.

Conference Center

The USNWC offers premiere Conference Center space overlooking the world’s largest man-made whitewater river. Movable partitions allow the Conference Center to be sub-divided into 3 different sized rooms to suit your group’s specific needs. The Conference Center can be setup with complete audio/visual packages (projector, computer, screen, speakers, microphone hook-ups, and lighting).

Adventure Pavilion

The Adventure Pavilion is a 1,400 square foot open-air, covered venue that overlooks the USNWC and can be setup for a capacity of up to 150 people.

River’s Edge Bar & Grill

Overlooking the whitewater rapids, the River’s Edge Bar & Grill offers a variety of configurations throughout the indoor, open air, and covered patio space. The outstanding views of the Competition Channel and an unparalleled sunset over the Catawba River make the River’s Edge Bar & Grill a unique space for your event.


The River’s Edge Terrace offers an unparalleled view of the USNWC. Looking down onto the rapids, the River’s Edge Terrace is roughly 300 square feet and can be configured for a capacity of up to 40 people.

Tented Sites

A wide range of group sizes can be accommodated under our tented sites, an ideal way to enjoy the warm weather for any group outing at the USNWC. Please call 704.391.3900 for sizing and capacity information.


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