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Dirty Dancing-Inspired Wedding at Rumbling Bald on Lake Lure  

Talk about dancing the night away! This breathtaking couple met at a ballroom dance class. Kelly’s dance instructor was her future husband, Nerijus. After her first dance class, Kelly knew she was going to marry Nerijus. Adding to their dancing love story, they hosted their wedding at Rumbling Bald on Lake Lure. Ever heard of this mountainside resort? It’s the location where Dirty Dancing, the 1987 romance movie, was filmed! Kelly and Nerijus are a modern version of Baby and Johnny. 

Our hearts are doing a dance just thinking about this couple and their fabulous day! Kelly and Nerijus chose Rumbling Bald Resort on Lake Lure before they even knew that Dirty Dancing was filmed there! They knew they wanted to be outside, so Rumbling Bald was the perfect NC wedding venue. Each reception table was labeled as a different dance, including nods to Lithuania, where Nerijus is from and beautiful floral arrangements with hints of green.

Bride and Groom Wedding at Rumbling Bald on Lake Lure Inspired by Dirty Dancing Shelby Spencer
Dance Dip Wedding at Rumbling Bald on Lake Lure Inspired by Dirty Dancing Shelby Spencer
Dancing Wedding at Rumbling Bald on Lake Lure Inspired by Dirty Dancing Shelby Spencer
First Dance Wedding at Rumbling Bald on Lake Lure Inspired by Dirty Dancing Shelby Spencer

Don’t put Rumbling Bald on Lake Lure in the corner! 

Located in Lake Lure, NC, Rumbling Bald on Lake Lure has many different locations on their property for your ceremony and reception. From a view of the water to a beautiful patio, your wedding day will be nothing short of incredible. Let’s not forget about your guests! Many different accommodations are available from studios to homes for rent. Kelly and Nerijus had a stunning ceremony under the Wedding Gazebo beside the water and a memorable reception at Lakeview Terrace. 

Along with all these glamorous locations on the property for your wedding and guests, Rumbling Bald also provides catering! They are able to create the perfect menu and serve it the way you prefer, such as buffet or plated. Want an ice cream bar like Kelly and Nerijus? Rumbling Bald will deliver. 

Outdoor Gazebo Wedding at Rumbling Bald on Lake Lure Inspired by Dirty Dancing Shelby Spencer
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Mountain Wedding at Rumbling Bald on Lake Lure Inspired by Dirty Dancing Shelby Spencer

Modern day wedding party

Weddings have trends and traditions, but every couple celebrates in their own unique way! This couple decided not to have a wedding party. Instead, their closest friends got ready with them, which is just as special! Kelly and her friends wore matching pajama sets and she asked them to wear whatever color gown they would like, as long as it was floor length. 

There is nothing wrong with not having a bridal party! This keeps the ceremony more intimate and focused on the couple. Not having to worry about a bridal party, hurting feelings or spending extra money for their items takes weight off the couples shoulders. 

Bridesmaids First Look Wedding at Rumbling Bald on Lake Lure Inspired by Dirty Dancing Shelby Spencer
Bridal Party Wedding at Rumbling Bald on Lake Lure Inspired by Dirty Dancing Shelby Spencer

It’s all in the details!

We are gushing over the wedding details throughout this couple’s big day. The groom had a custom suit that included their wedding date on the collar. The couple taught guests Lithuanian phrases and even took shots with pumpernickel bread first! Their decor included gold and greenery, Kelly explained,“We really wanted to let the lake and mountain background speak for itself, just glam it up a bit to match our personalities.” Their decor did just that! It did not take away from the beauty of Rumbling Bald on Lake Lure at all! 

Gazebo Kiss Wedding at Rumbling Bald on Lake Lure Inspired by Dirty Dancing Shelby Spencer
Reception View Wedding at Rumbling Bald on Lake Lure Inspired by Dirty Dancing Shelby Spencer
Dance Tables Wedding at Rumbling Bald on Lake Lure Inspired by Dirty Dancing Shelby Spencer
Groom Tux Details Wedding at Rumbling Bald on Lake Lure Inspired by Dirty Dancing Shelby Spencer

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