If you’re planning a wedding in the Raleigh, NC area, you’re in luck. Our Southern metropolis is chock full of historic buildings, lush gardens, and stylish hotels that all double as stunning wedding venues. Here are just a few of the best outdoor wedding venues in Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill from our Raleigh wedding bakery.
Located about 30 minutes away from Raleigh on a historic dairy farm, Fearrington Village is one of the most stunning al fresco venues in the RTP area. Featuring five different garden ceremony locations, a vintage 1927 barn, and a stunning open-air terrace, Fearrington has everything a couple needs to host an unforgettable wedding ceremony. Need a chef, wedding planner, or set-up crew? Fearington also provides an on-site wedding and culinary team to ensure that your wedding day is virtually stress-free. Couples with a smaller guest count can also rent out a few private dining rooms at the venue’s award-winning Fearrington House Restaurant.
Nestled right in the heart of Raleigh, The Merrimon-Wynne House is the perfect choice for couples looking for a stunning, authentic wedding venue. The restored 1976 mansion has a beautiful, spacious lawn that couples can use for their outdoor wedding ceremony. The venue can host up to 250 guests, and the indoor Carriage House is a luxurious reception option, with hanging crystal chandeliers, hardwood floors, and cozy fireplaces.
Also known as the Treasurer John Haywood House, the Haywood Hall Museum House & Gardens is another excellent choice for an al fresco wedding. Also located right in the heart of downtown Raleigh, the historic home and museum features an outdoor patio and gazebo ceremony site surrounded by lush gardens. Couples with up to 150 guests can even host their wedding reception indoors.
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