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A Guide to Wedding Venues in Downtown Raleigh

The Raleigh wedding scene is booming with options for venues. And it can be overwhelming to choose the best spot to tie the knot! If you want a wedding with a vibrant urban feel, consider the multitude of options in the heart of downtown Raleigh!

Raleigh skyline photo at sunset for wedding day
Photo Credit: Downtown Raleigh Alliance

The Stockroom at 230: Located in the heart of downtown Raleigh, this historic venue features exposed brick walls and hardwood floors, providing an industrial yet elegant atmosphere for weddings and receptions. This venue is owned by Empire Eats catering and can offer local cuisine from some local favorites including Sitti and Gravy.

The Merrimon-Wynne House: A beautifully restored 1876 mansion, this venue offers indoor and outdoor spaces perfect for weddings of all sizes. The lush gardens and grand ballroom provide a romantic backdrop for ceremonies and receptions.

The Cannon Room: Located in downtown Raleigh's historic Capital Club building, The Cannon Room offers a blend of modern amenities and historic charm. It features exposed brick walls, high ceilings, and large windows with views of the city skyline, making it an ideal setting for weddings and receptions. Be sure to consider their preferred caterer, Rocky Top Catering, for a delicious wedding dinner!

All Saints Chapel: This beautifully restored chapel dates back to 1875 and offers a classic and elegant setting for wedding ceremonies. With its stained glass windows, wooden pews, and vaulted ceilings, it provides a timeless backdrop for exchanging vows. All Saints Chapel is also owned by the Empire Eats, so if you are looking for a perfect day in downtown Raleigh, consider using the glass box as your bridal suite, ceremony at all Saints Chapel, and then take the Great Raleigh Trolley over to your reception at the Stockroom!

Market Hall: Located in the historic City Market district, this venue offers a unique and vibrant setting for weddings and receptions. Couples can choose from indoor and outdoor spaces surrounded by cobblestone streets, historic buildings, and bustling market stalls. The City Market offers multiple venues including Market Hall, and the Grove.

Traine at Seaboard Station: Located in the historic Seaboard Station in downtown Raleigh, Traine is the perfect spot for a complete wedding experience. With in house bar services, and access to Raleigh's newest downtown development, Traine gives the perfect atmosphere for a wedding day.

TRAINE at Seaboard Station Downtown Raleigh Wedding Venue
Photo Credit: Heart of NC Weddings

Heights House Hotel: This venue is the perfecto combination of intimacy, history, and luxury for a wedding in downtown Raleigh. When you book Heights House for your wedding day, you gain access to the history hotel and its modern meets history luxury feel. When the gardens are in full bloom, this venue is perfect for a tented garden party in the heart of downtown Raleigh.


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