16 of Raleigh's Best Wedding Venues

With its world-class museums, cool craft breweries, and historical neighborhoods, you're sure to find the perfect venue to fit your wedding style in Raleigh. Whether you're dreaming of a romantic soiree in a timeless mansion, an al fresco affair among ancient oak trees, or a rustic gathering in a weathered barn, you’re guaranteed to find something spectacular in and around this beautiful city.



ROMANTIC



Blue Rock Farm

Hurdle Mills, NC

Fab Features: bucolic property with a rustic barnexchange vows on the expansive lawn backed by a sparkling lake • packages range from all-inclusive to total DIY!

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


BOHO VIBES



The Dock at Seaboard Station

Raleigh, NC

Fab Features: artfully revamped former express station in the heart of downtown • hearty metal trusses, whitewashed brick walls, and rich wood flooring create an interior that's a beautiful blend of modern and historic • al fresco celebrations in the contemporary courtyard with boxwood-covered walls and bistro lighting

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$


PRIVATE ESTATE



The Hudson Manor Estate

Louisburg, North Carolina

Fab Features: beautifully restored estate 20 minutes north of Wake Forest • ceremonies in the columned garden or climate-controlled Chapel • the Grand ballroom is designed with a covered veranda that provides a great indoor/outdoor flow

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

INTIMATE


The Parlour at Manns Chapel

Chapel Hill, NC

Fab Features: dreamy, secluded spot highlighted by a reimagined historic chapel • exchange vows beneath glowing bistro lights in the European-inspired courtyard • beautifully landscaped grounds and gardens, with plenty of space for al fresco dining, food trucks, and romantic photo ops

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$


BLANK SLATE



The Maxwell Raleigh

Raleigh, NC

Fab Features: artfully-constructed private event space • clean lines and a seamless floorplan invites guests to flow throughout the space • romantic ceremonies on the outdoor patio beneath the glow of French Quarter-inspired gas lanterns and strings of bistro lights

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$


ECLECTIC




AFFORDABLE



The Fairview Raleigh

Raleigh, NC

Fab Features: unique, urban-chic downtown space bathed in natural light • charming aesthetic details include large windows, glass roll-up doors, and sleek furnishings • generous planning assistance from the expert in-house team

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $


ALL-INCLUSIVE



Highgrove Estate

Fuquay Varina, NC

Fab Features: classic estate overlooking Lake Laurel • exchange vows on the brick courtyard or under the unique 3-arched pergola backed by framed by towering trees • romantic celebrations in the elegant ballroom with its crystal chandelier and draped peak ceiling

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$


AL FRESCO



The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve

Raleigh, NC

Fab Features: glorious 115-acre nature preserve • say "I do" in a pasture overlooking open grasslands, or in a shaded forest clearing • the farm's original warehouse and grain silo is outfitted with oversized glass roll-up doors, lofted ceilings, and a covered arbor

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$


HISTORIC



The Graham Mill

Graham, NC

Fab Features: a historic and modern industrial event venue located in charming downtown Graham • tie the knot amongst the exposed brick and ductwork, soaring whitewashed ceiling, and multi-paned windows that invite in tons of natural light • enjoy the sweet courtyard during the warmer months that creates a beautiful indoor/outdoor flow

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$


UNDERSTATED ELEGANCE



Chandelier Event Venue

Cary, NC

Fab Features: charming private venue in the heart of quaint Cary • gorgeous outdoor event spaces & photo ops throughout the manicured grounds and courtyards • menus crafted with local, seasonal ingredients served in the sleek, contemporary ballroom

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


INDUSTRIAL CHIC



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: $


SOUTHERN CHARM




EUROPEAN FLAIR



Caffé Luna

Raleigh, NC

Fab Features: charming, light-filled restaurant in the heart of downtown Raleigh • the oversized windows of the vintage storefront make a wonderfully romantic ceremony backdrop • cozy receptions in the VIP room or the beautiful outdoor terrace

Catering: In-house
Price: $


CHAPEL



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: $


URBAN OPULENCE



Melrose Knitting Mill

Raleigh, North Carolina

Fab Features: beautifully transformed from a 19th-century garment factory • the industrial impresses thanks to an 18-foot vaulted ceiling, crystal chandeliers, a gleaming pine floor, rows of arched windows that overlook the Capital's cityscape • the ivy-covered brick courtyard makes for a romantic cocktail hour

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$


VINTAGE



The Stockroom at 230

Raleigh, North Carolina

Fab Features: century-old Classical Revival building in the heart of downtown • this urban venue blends modern vibes with turn-of-the-century charm, with exposed brick walls, hardwood floors, and a lattice beam ceiling • the bright, airy Glass Box penthouse provides one of two lovely spaces for wedding party preparations

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$


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