13 Affordable Raleigh Wedding Venues

Dreaming of the perfect Raleigh wedding venue but need to stay within budget? Look no further! From a unique, urban-chic downtown space bathed in natural light to a quaint chapel built in 1875, these locations offer all the style and amenities you'll need without breaking the bank!


The Glass Box

Raleigh, NC

Fab Features: sophisticated, loft-style gem nestled on the 5th-floor of a historic, turn-of-the-century Classical Revival building • the bright and airy space is bathed in natural light from floor-to-ceiling windows and hardwood floors reflect its natural warmth • amazing downtown views from both inside and on the a private outdoor balcony

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $
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The Grove at City Market

Raleigh, NC

Fab Features: historic blacksmith shop-turned-event venue boasting plenty of outdoor space, a cool bar/lounge, and two reception rooms, all with a warm, speakeasy vibe • beautiful brick patio nestled among warm bistro lights, fire pits, pretty trees, and charming cobblestone streets • delectable in-house catering and cocktail menus streamline your planning process

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Water's Edge at Tart Farms

Benson, NC

Fab Features: idyllic farm set on 23 picturesque acres • exchange vows overlooking a tranquil pond or on the expansive lawn backed by towering trees • rustic-chic celebrations inside the barn with its peaked ceiling accented by exposed wood beams and stringed market lights

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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All Saints Chapel

Raleigh, North Carolina

Fab Features: quaint chapel built in 1875 • the stunning interior boasts an 18-foot ceiling and clerestory windows that fill the space with natural light • ethereal vows against a gorgeous stained glass window

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $
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Wild Rock Farm

Sanford, NC

Fab Features: family-run farm nestled on 42 sprawling acres in the Sandhills • serene ceremonies on the expansive lawn or on the stone patio surrounded by lush roses • al fresco celebrations inside the open-air pavilion or inside the rustic barn or the modern climate-controlled reception building

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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The Upchurch Venue

Cary, NC

Fab Features: historic Queen Anne estate built in 1905 • ceremonies on the expansive lawn bordered by flowering Magnolia’s and towering trees • receptions inside the Conservatory inspired after vintage conservatories with its timber ceiling trusses and a wall of windows overlooking the pond

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Oakland Farm

Bear Creek, NC

Fab Features: a serene farm surrounded by rolling hills but easily accessible from Raleigh/Durham, Greensboro, and Fayetteville • the cozy two-story home boasts a gracious wraparound porch that looks out over a thick grove of trees • plenty of space to dine and dance in the rustic-elegant barn or the nearby grand pavilion

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Daniel's Ridge

Sanford, NC

Fab Features: nestled in the quiet countryside of Lee County, only a few minutes drive from the center of Sanford • peaceful and pastoral vibes offering an array of beautiful outdoor ceremony spaces, all with views of the lush woodlands and distant hills • packages come well-appointed with vintage furniture and access to the thoughtfully designed dressing suites

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Raleigh, North Carolina

Fab Features: a historic wedding venue that is proud to be the largest natural history museum in the Southeast • you and your guests will experience a dramatic two-story waterfall, a beautiful mountain cove, live animals, whale skeletons and amazing dinosaurs at this one-of-a-kind venue • support important exhibits, research and educational programs as you host your wedding at their unique location

Catering: In-house
Price: $
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The Clayton Center

Clayton, NC

Fab Features: beautiful renovated event venue in the heart of historic Clayton • one-of-a-kind receptions in the Lobby Gallery with its its exposed antique brick, atrium-like openness, and overhead Terraces • flexible packages include the option of choosing your preferred caterer!

Catering: BYO
Price: $
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The Cloth Mill at Eno River

Hillsborough, NC

Fab Features: chic warehouse with historic charm • the interior boasts a massive main hall with vintage brick walls, original wood beams, exposed ductwork, and natural light streaming in through cathedral windows • dance the night away in the brick courtyard illuminated by stringed market lights

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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The Royal Banquet

Raleigh, NC

Fab Features: located in the historic Royal Bakery building, this exceptionally appointed historic venue at the edge of downtown Raleigh is the perfect location for your special day • enjoy great design flexibility with the venue’s color palette of neutral tones that allows for endless possibilities • celebrate amongst the beautiful exposed brick, an open-rafter ceiling, and hardwood dance floor

Catering: BYO
Price: $
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