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Rehearsal Dinners

Wedding Rehearsal Dinner Locations in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill NC and Triangle Restaurant Guide

The rehearsal dinner is one of the most special parts of the wedding weekend – a time for your closest friends and family. Raleigh, Durham, Cary and Chapel Hill have dozens of the finest restaurants in the country that are perfect choices for a rehearsal dinner event – we are quite the “foodie” area! Find your perfect Triangle NC restaurant or wedding event venue for this intimate gathering of your closest friends and family, so you can celebrate the upcoming wedding in style!

The Carolina Club

Classic ballroom venue with great cuisine on UNC-Chapel Hill campus.
  • Location: Chapel Hill
Historic Sutherland Estate in Wakeforest at Sunset

The Sutherland

Historic Southern Home with Beautiful Gardens and an Event Pavilion
  • Location: Wake Forest
Outside mural and sign of The Cookery, venue in Downtown Durham

The Cookery

Brick Walls, Exposed Metals, and Two Courtyards make this a unique warehouse venue near downtown Durham
  • Location: Durham
City Feel Wedding Ceremony at Bridge Club in Raleigh

Bridge Club

Downtown Event Loft from Chef Ashley Christensen
  • Location: Raleigh
Couple walking through American Tobacco Campus for Durham CVB photoshoot by Robin Lin

Durham Convention & Visitor’s Bureau

Durham CVB helps with your Durham wedding, from hotel block research to wedding favors!
  • Location: Durham

Squid’s

  • Location: Chapel Hill, NC
American Tobacco Campus Lucky Trike Tower

American Tobacco Campus

Various Sites including ATC Ampitheater, Full Frame Theater and Durham Bulls Stadium
  • Location: Durham
Outside Patio of La Residence

La Residence

A Chapel Hill Favorite French Restaurant for over 30 years. Historic home with a spacious patio and fresh florals from the local garden.
  • Location: Chapel Hill
Couple dancing in wedding reception at Carolina Club in Raleigh

The Carolina Club

Classic ballroom venue with great cuisine on UNC-Chapel Hill campus.
  • Location: Chapel Hill
1705 East Restaurant Front

1705 East

Southern Charm. Modern Sophistication.
  • Location: Raleigh

The Pit Durham

  • Location: Durham
Wedding Reception with blush and white decor at Market Hall

Market Hall

A large restored warehouse venue nestled in historic City Market in the heart of downtown Raleigh
  • Location: Raleigh
Couple Get married at Governors Club in Chapel Hill

Governors Club

Stunning lake setting both indoors and outdoors with exceptional services.
  • Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Large Ballroom Wedding at Durham Convention Center

Durham Convention Center

Large Ballroom Facilities located in the downtown Durham Marriott Hotel
  • Location: Durham
University Club Tower in Durham NC

University Club

The Penthouse Floor of Durham's Tallest Building. Delicious Menus and Beautiful Views.
  • Location: Durham
Warehouse Venue in Downtown Raleigh, 214 Martin

214 Martin Street

Historic Urban Venue in City Market
  • Location: Raleigh
Outside cocktail hour set up on patio at Matthews House

The Matthews House

Greek Revival Mansion with manicured grounds and an event ballroom
  • Location: Cary

The Pit Raleigh

  • Location: Raleigh
Outside view of amazing restaurant in Durham, Lantern

Lantern Table

Private Dining Room and Community Kitchen from the James Beard Award Winning Andrea Reusing's Lantern
  • Location: Chapel Hill
Hotel Wedding Ceremony of bride and father of bride at Sheraton

Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

Classic Hotel with Large Ballrooms on Fayetteville Street in downtown Raleigh
  • Location: Raleigh
Rustic Wedding venue with bride in front of barn, Warren Estate

Warren Estate

Rustic Farm Wedding Venue north of Raleigh
  • Location: Warrenton

Page Road Grill

  • Location: Durham, NC
Ceremony on the golf course at Brier Creek Country Club

Brier Creek Country Club

Picturesque landscape, grand clubhouse, experienced staff and exquisite cuisine on an Arnold Palmer signature golf course
  • Location: Raleigh
Country Club Venue Treyburn Country Club

Treyburn Country Club

A Grand Clubhouse in a Serene, Luxurious Setting
  • Location: Durham
Inside restaurant view of Sullivans Steakhouse

Sullivan’s Steakhouse

Prime Flavor. Local Flair.
  • Location: Glenwood South, Raleigh, NC
Wedding Venue in historic home of Rand Bryan House in Garner NC

The Rand-Bryan House

Charming historic home for indoor events with verdant acres for tented outdoor events.
  • Location: Garner
The Great Room at TOPO event space in Chapel Hill

The Great Room at TOPO

Warehouse wedding venue at downtown Chapel Hill's landmark brewery, Top of the Hill.
  • Location: Chapel Hill

Dashi

  • Location: Durham, NC
Photo of Timeless Chapel, All Saints Chapel

All Saints Chapel

Voted Prettiest Chapel in the South
  • Location: Raleigh
Wedding Ceremony in WArehouse Venue Bay 7 on AMerican Tobacco Campus

Bay 7 at American Tobacco Campus

Century old brick and wood warehouse venue with panoramic windows and a wrap around balcony. Located at American Tobacco Campus in Durham
  • Location: Durham

Sitti

Authentic Lebanese food. Event space and courtyard behind restaurant, called The Jiddi.
  • Location: Raleigh
Rye at Raleigh Marriott Hotel

RYE at Raleigh Marriott City Center

  • Location: Raleigh
White and Gold Wedding Reception at Raleigh Marriott City Center

Raleigh Marriott City Center

15,000 square feet of modern function space that can be customized for any size occasion, in the heart of downtown Raleigh
  • Location: Raleigh
Country club wedding reception Prestonwood Country Club

Prestonwood Country Club

Multiple venues accommodating groups of 5 to 1,000 standing, including a luxurious ballroom with stunning chandeliers and a cascading staircase.
  • Location: Cary
Indoor Event Space Setting at One Eleven Place

One-Eleven Place

Large Event Space with outdoor patio that allows outside catering.
  • Location: Cary
Wedding Ceremony Outdoors at Barn at Wakefield

The Historic Wakefield Barn

1930s Dairy Barn, Restored into a Stunning Event Venue
  • Location: Wake Forest

Fairview Dining Room at The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

Fine Dining Experience On Site the Elegant Resort and Golf Club in Durham
  • Location: Durham
Couple walking down the aisle at The Umstead Hotel in Raleigh

The Umstead Hotel & Spa

Luxurious Wedding Venue at NC's five star property. A retreat vibe in the center of the Triangle.
  • Location: Cary
Lavender Farm in Chapel Hill Wedding Venue

Lavender Oaks Farm

Lavender Farm and Historic Barns
  • Location: Chapel Hill

Herons at The Umstead Hotel & Spa

  • Location: Cary
Couple kissing on porch of Preston Woodall House

The Preston Woodall House

Historic 1910 Queen Anne Bed & Breakfast near Raleigh
  • Location: Benson

Mez Contemporary Mexican

  • Location: Durham, NC
Golf course wedding at Washington Duke Inn Golf Club

Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

Classic and Elegant Resort and Golf Club in Durham with Multiple Indoor and Outdoor Event Options
  • Location: Durham
Golf Club Wedding Venue, WAkefield Plantation

Wakefield Plantation

Premiere Country Club Wedding Venue for North Raleigh - Wake Forest Area
  • Location: Raleigh
Traditional Banquet Ballroom Wedding Venue in Raleigh at The Royal

The Royal

Historic Banquet Hall in the Royal Bakery Building
  • Location: Raleigh
Beautiful View of Raleigh at the top of The City Club

City Club Raleigh

Glamorous Event Venue. Penthouse level with Sweeping Views of downtown Raleigh.
  • Location: Raleigh, NC
Wedding Ceremony at Stockroom at 230 in Raleigh

The Stockroom at 230

Urban Warehouse Venue in the center of Downtown Raleigh
  • Location: Raleigh
Industrial Wedding and Event Space The Laurelbrook in Raleigh

The Laurelbrook

An industrial space with three walls made of oversized windows with metal accents
  • Location: Raleigh
Hotel in downtown durham, The Durham Hotel

The Durham Hotel

A mid-century modern boutique, hotel in the heart of downtown. Incredible localized details from its namesake city.
  • Location: Durham
Gold wedding reception at The Grand Marquis ballroom in Garner, NC

Grand Marquise Ballroom

A Spectacular Louis XIV style ballroom fit for a princess
  • Location: Garner
Graylyn Southern Love Studios

Graylyn Estate

One of a kind castle-like event venue on 55 acres of natural garden space, with 85 guest rooms and elegant dining
  • Location: Winston Salem
Warehouse Wedding Venue Fairview in Raleigh, Bohio

The Fairview Raleigh

A beautifully renovated warehouse for all size weddings and receptions – with a covered terrace, skyline views and arched wood barrel ceiling.
  • Location: Raleigh
Fire pit outside of Angus Barn in Raleigh NC

Angus Barn

Rustic Event Pavilion at the famed Angus Barn in Raleigh. Also produces and caters events at Bay 7 in Durham.
  • Location: Raleigh
Wedding Lobby at JB Duke Hotel in Durham NC

JB Duke Hotel

A Contemporary Hotel on Duke University campus, run by the team at Durham luxury hotel, Washington Duke.
  • Location: Durham
Historic Chapel In Raleigh NC, Saint Marys Chapel

Saint Mary’s School Chapel

A beautiful, historic campus with a variety of spaces available for rental, including the lawn and beloved chapel
  • Location: Raleigh
Raleigh Restaurant Vidrio Wedding Ceremony

Vidrio

Mediterranean Restaurant with Artistic Decor and a second floor adaptable event space and bar.
  • Location: Raleigh
WArehouse wedding reception at Cloth Mill

Cloth Mill at Eno River

An Urban Gem in Historic Hillsborough
  • Location: Hillsborough

The Boot

Italian American Food with a Local Focus
  • Location: Durham
Bride and Groom at Chapel Hill Wedding Venue The Carolina Inn

The Carolina Inn

Chapel Hill’s most famous historic hotel and venue…always elegant and extraordinary weddings
  • Location: Chapel Hill
Urban Wedding Venue Melrose Knitting Mill Wedding Reception

Melrose Knitting Mill

A chic, urban reclaimed mill with tall ceilings, arched windows and an open floor-plan. Located in downtown Raleigh.
  • Location: Raleigh
Historic Downtown Raleigh Wedding Venue with outdoor reception at Merrimon Wynne House

The Merrimon-Wynne House

A Historic Home Restored to its Original Grandeur, and its Carriage House Ballroom
  • Location: Raleigh
Bride and Groom holding hands at Bennett Bunn Plantation Wedding

Bennett Bunn Plantation

a 1780 plantation home and horse farm with rolling hills, flower fields and a lodge overlooking a lake
  • Location: Zebulon
Classic Wedding Ceremony Outside of Raleigh Country Club

Raleigh Country Club

A Donald Ross Masterpiece in the Heart of Raleigh
  • Location: Raleigh
Couple dancing under chandelier in ballroom of Garden on Millbrook

The Garden on Millbrook

Classic Venue Full of Sparkle and Full Packages
  • Location: Raleigh
Barn of Chapel Hill Wedding Venue

The Barn of Chapel Hill

A flower farm with a beautiful white barn featuring french doors and a 35-foot vaulted ceiling
  • Location: Chapel Hill
Hall and Gardens at Landmark a Raleigh NC wedding venue

The Hall & Gardens at Landmark

An Elegant Combination of European Style Gardens and a Grand Ballroom, 15 minutes from downtown Raleigh
  • Location: Garner
NC Museum of Natural Sciences downtown Raleigh wedding venue

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Various Event Spaces in downtown Raleigh's most unique museum
  • Location: Raleigh
Unique Wedding Venue in Museum of NCMA in Raleigh

North Carolina Museum of Art

NCMA has crisp modern white galleries, outdoor sculptures and innovative cuisine
  • Location: Raleigh

Gravy

  • Location: Raleigh
Rickhouse wedding with glass wall in backdrop Carolyn Scott

The Rickhouse

Warehouse Venue Overlooking the Historic Durham Bulls Stadium
  • Location: Durham
Warehouse wedding reception venue in Downtown Raleigh, TRaine

Traine

The original Railway Express Station in the 1900s, now a warehouse venue in Seaboard Station
  • Location: Raleigh
Modern Museum wedding reception at Nasher

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

Weddings in the Spacious Indoor Atrium with access to the modern art galleries
  • Location: Durham
Couple outside of Cross and Main Sign on brick wall

Cross and Main

Warehouse Venue near Wake Forest NC
  • Location: Youngsville
12 Oaks Wedding Venue Photo

12 Oaks Golf Club

New, Modern Clubhouse with a Beautiful Green Landscape and Customized Packages.
  • Location: Holly Springs
Cozy area to sit at small venue The Glassbox in downtown Raleigh

The Glass Box

Intimate Downtown Event Loft with Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
  • Location: Raleigh
Outside photo of the Mayton Inn taken by f8 studios in Cary

The Mayton Inn

Amenities of a First Class Hotel with the Intimacy of a Bed & Breakfast
  • Location: Cary
Hotel wedding venue with outdoor seating Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley

Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley

Newly-Renovated Modern Hotel with a Large Ballroom
  • Location: Raleigh
Historic Inn transformed for your wedding venue at Kings Daughters Inn

King’s Daughters Inn

A Sustainably Restored Historic Bed and Breakfast near Duke Campus in Trinity Park
  • Location: Durham

Spanky’s Restaurant

  • Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Unique Durham Hotel and Museum Wedding Venue 21c

21c Museum Hotel Durham

A luxury downtown Durham boutique hotel with a modern art museum on site.
  • Location: Durham

Counting House at 21c Museum Hotel

  • Location: Durham, NC

411 West

  • Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Wedding Reception and Rehearsal Dinner Space in Durham, Parizade

Parizade

Mediterranean Dining Experience with a Friendly Staff in a Whimsical Setting
  • Location: Durham
WeatherVane wedding venue in CHapel Hill

Weathervane at Southern Season

Contemporary Restaurant with a Garden Patio located in University Mall
  • Location: Chapel Hill

Carolina Crossroads at The Carolina Inn

Contemporary Restaurant On Site at the Historic Carolina Inn on UNC Campus
  • Location: Chapel Hill