Looking for the perfect venue for your next party, meeting, corporate event, or big game?

The Forks of the River Taproom provides a great space for events.  It can be rented by the hour, 7 days a week.  Some dates and time restrictions may apply.  Max capacity for inside only events is 45 guests.  Outside seating can be arranged.  Add-ons for outside seating will vary in cost.  Rental rates include full use of Taproom, up to 2 staff, front porch, riverside area with picnic tables, fire pit, corn-hole games, wireless internet, TV with Dish Network, Bathroom, Trash, Recycling, Parking and Pandora Radio,  Electrical hook-ups available for live music.  Parties can designate up to two beers for specials.  This must be done 2 weeks prior to rental date.  Outside food can be brought to venue.  Groups are welcome to bring grill.  NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL ALLOWED.


1st Hour- $50.00 up to 2 staff

Additional Hours- $40 up to 2 staff

$35.00 per hour per extra staff

$200 refundable security deposit required*


No Outside Alcohol is allowed on site.  Groups are required to abide by the rules and regulations of Headwaters Outfitters, Forks of the River Taproom, and NC State Laws.  Staff are required by law to check all ID’s before serving alcohol.  Please let your guest know in advance that they MUST have proper identification on them.  45 guest are allowed inside taproom at a time.  Arrangements for outside seating can be made.



COVID-19 Updates
The current update as of April 1st, due to Governor's Order: Going forward until April 29th or further notice:
  • Our Retail Shop is CLOSED and:
    Offering ONLINE Shopping and Gift Cards
    Orders shipped out next business day
    For Call-in orders or order questions please EMAIL US.
  • The Forks of the River Taproom is CLOSED. 
    To-Go Beer orders available for pick-up Saturday 2-5pm. 
    Custom beer and wine orders available with prepayment
    orders can be placed via email or Facebook Messenger
    EMAIL HERE or Visit Us on FACEBOOK
  • Paddling Trips and Rentals
    We are postponing our opening day of paddling season until further notice
    All special events and guided paddling trips are postponed
    All shuttle services have been suspended
    Canoe and Kayak rentals suspended
  • Fishing Trips and Classes
    All Guide Trips and Classes are Postponed Through April 29th- For inquires please EMAIL

We appreciate your support and patience during this time. We will be available for questions, orders and reservations via phone and email. We will continue to provide updates when necessary. From our Headwaters Family to Yours, we send prayers that you and your loved ones stay safe.

The Whitmire Family