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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!

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The Carolina Inn

Chapel Hill’s most famous historic hotel and venue, located on UNC Campus
  • Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Carolina Club Chapel Hill wedding venue

The Carolina Club

Classic ballroom venue with great cuisine on UNC-Chapel Hill campus.
  • Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Durham Rehearsal Dinner Venue Mez

Mez Contemporary Mexican

Gorgeous Private Dining in RTP
  • Location: Durham, NC
Gravy downtown Raleigh

Gravy

Italian-American Kitchen
  • Location: Raleigh
Angus Barn Raleigh Steakhouse

Angus Barn

  • 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 Reception and Rehearsal Dinner Space in Durham, Parizade

Parizade

Mediterranean Dining Experience and Off-site Catering via Giorgios Hospitality
  • Location: Durham, NC
Wedding Lobby at JB Duke Hotel in Durham NC

JB Duke Hotel

A Contemporary Hotel on Duke University campus
  • Location: Durham
Rooftop view of Top of The Hill

Top of the Hill

The original Chapel Hill brewery in the center of Franklin Street - known by locals and UNC grads as TOPO
  • Location: Chapel Hill
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, NC
Raleigh Restaurant Vidrio Wedding Ceremony

Vidrio

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

Cloth Mill at Eno River

An Urban Gem in Historic Hillsborough
  • Location: Hillsborough, NC
The Cotton room WeddingVenue in Durham

The Cotton Room

An architecturally rich all-inclusive wedding venue in Durham
  • Location: Durham, NC
Couple outside of Cross and Main Sign on brick wall

Cross and Main

Warehouse Venue near Wake Forest NC
  • Location: Youngsville
Fire pit outside of Angus Barn in Raleigh NC

The Pavilion at Angus Barn

Rustic Event Pavilion at the famed Angus Barn in Raleigh. Also produces and caters events at Bay 7 in Durham.
  • Location: Raleigh , NC
Highgrove Estate, Wedding Venue

Highgrove Estate

A full-service Southern Estate - where every detail is covered and your wedding planning is made simple.
  • Location: Fuquay-Varina, NC
Chapel Hill Rehearsal Dinner at 411 West

411 West

Cozy Rehearsal Dinner Space With Italian Fare
  • Location: Chapel Hill, NC
American Tobacco Campus Durham NC

Durham Convention & Visitors Bureau

Durham CVB helps with your Durham wedding, from hotel block research to wedding favors!
  • Location: Durham, NC
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
bride and groom walking outside of the Merrimon Wynne House downtown Raleigh wedding venue

The Merrimon-Wynne House

A Historic Venue in Raleigh and its Carriage House Ballroom
  • Location: Raleigh, NC
Herons Umstead Catering for weddings

Herons at The Umstead Hotel & Spa

Forbes Five Star Restaurants in Cary
  • Location: Cary
Unique Hanging Lights Over Wedding REception at Pine and Poplar, Radian Photography

Pine & Poplar

Industrial Chic Event Space at The Wine Feed Durham
  • Location: Durham
The Parlour at Mann’s Chapel in Chapel Hill Wedding Chapel Venue, Kast

The Parlour at Manns Chapel

An Intimate Gathering Space in Chapel Hill
  • Location: Chapel HIll, NC
Wedding Ceremony Outdoors at Barn at Wakefield

The Historic Wakefield Barn

1930s Dairy Barn, Restored into a Stunning Event Venue
  • Location: Wake Forest
Rye at Raleigh Marriott Hotel

RYE at Raleigh Marriott City Center

  • Location: Raleigh
Durham Rehearsal Dinner at The Boot

The Boot

Italian American Food with a Local Focus
  • Location: Durham, NC
the pit raleigh Rehearsal Dinner Raleigh Venue

The Pit Raleigh

Whole Hog and Pit-Cooked Authentic Barbecue
  • Location: Raleigh
Raleigh Rehearsal dinner at Sitti

Sitti

Authentic Lebanese food. Event space and courtyard behind restaurant, called The Jiddi.
  • Location: Raleigh, 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
Rehearsal Dinner Venue Page Road Grill

Page Road Grill

Intimate Setting in RTP
  • Location: Durham, NC
Country club wedding reception Prestonwood Country Club

Prestonwood Country Club

Multiple rooms for events of all sizes, luxurious ballroom a cascading staircase
  • Location: Cary, NC
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, NC
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, NC
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, NC

Thorndale Oaks

Rustic Dream in the Heart of Oxford NC
  • Location:
Rustic Wedding venue with bride in front of barn, Warren Estate

Warren Estate

Rustic Farm Wedding Venue north of Raleigh
  • Location: Warrenton
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, 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
Counting House Bar in Durham NC

Counting House at 21c Museum Hotel

Eclectic Restaurant inside the 21c Museum Hotel
  • Location: Durham, NC
Couple kissing on porch of Preston Woodall House

The Preston Woodall House

Historic 1910 Queen Anne Bed & Breakfast near Raleigh
  • Location: Benson, NC
Durham Rehearsal Dinner Venue Fairview

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
Durham NC wedding venue Nasher Museum of Art at Duke Universit

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University

Weddings in the Spacious Indoor Atrium with access to the modern art galleries
  • Location: Durham
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
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
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, NC
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
Durham Rehearsal Dinner Venue The Pit

The Pit Durham

Whole Hog and Pit-Cooked Authentic Barbecue With a Rooftop Dining Area
  • Location: Durham
Country Club Venue Treyburn Country Club

Treyburn Country Club

A Grand Clubhouse in a Serene, Luxurious Setting
  • Location: Durham
Wedding Venue near Raleigh with Outdoor Garden area Hall and Gardens at Landmark by bright and airy NC photographer Java Rose Photography

The Hall & Gardens at Landmark

An Elegant Combination of European Style Gardens and a Grand Ballroom, 15 minutes from downtown Raleigh
  • Location: Garner
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, NC
Lavender Farm in Chapel Hill Wedding Venue

Lavender Oaks Farm

Lavender Farm and Historic Barns
  • Location: Chapel Hill , NC
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
Indoor Event Space Setting at One Eleven Place

One-Eleven Place

Large Event Space with outdoor patio that allows outside catering.
  • Location: Cary
Wedding Venue outside of Raleigh at Barn of Valhalla

The Barn at Valhalla

A Destination Barn and Lodge Experience
  • Location: Chapel Hill
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
Gregg Museum of Art & Design Raleigh NC wedding venue and outdoor garden space

Gregg Museum of Art & Design

Unique Museum and Historic Venue at NC State University
  • Location: Raleigh , NC
Inside restaurant view of Sullivans Steakhouse

Sullivan’s Steakhouse

Prime Flavor. Local Flair.
  • Location: Glenwood South, Raleigh, NC
Carolina Inn Venue

The Carolina Inn

Chapel Hill’s most famous historic hotel and venue, located on UNC Campus
  • Location: Chapel Hill, NC
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, 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, NC
Durham Rehearsal Dinner Venue Dashi

Dashi

Rehearsal Dinner Space with a Cozy Environment
  • Location: Durham, NC
University Club Tower in Durham NC

University Club

The Penthouse Floor of Durham's Tallest Building. Delicious Menus and Beautiful Views.
  • Location: Durham
Funky Wallpaper at Whitaker and Atlantic in Raleigh by Live View Studios

Whitaker & Atlantic

Funky Industrial Event Space adjoining Hummingbird Raleigh
  • Location: Raleigh, NC
Golf Club Wedding Venue, WAkefield Plantation

Wakefield Plantation

Premiere Country Club Wedding Venue for North Raleigh - Wake Forest Area
  • Location: Raleigh
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
Photo of Timeless Chapel, All Saints Chapel

All Saints Chapel

Voted Prettiest Chapel in the South
  • Location: Raleigh
Rickhouse wedding with glass wall in backdrop Carolyn Scott

The Rickhouse

Warehouse Venue Overlooking the Historic Durham Bulls Stadium
  • Location: Durham, NC
King's Daughters Inn Durham

King’s Daughters Inn

A Sustainably Restored Historic Bed and Breakfast near Duke Campus in Trinity Park
  • Location: Durham
Raleigh Wedding Venue Governors Club

Governors Club

Stunning lake setting both indoors and outdoors with exceptional services.
  • Location: Chapel Hill, NC
City Feel Wedding Ceremony at Bridge Club in Raleigh

Bridge Club

Downtown Event Loft from Chef Ashley Christensen
  • 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
WeatherVane wedding venue in CHapel Hill

Weathervane at Southern Season

Contemporary Restaurant with a Garden Patio located in University Mall
  • Location: Chapel Hill
The Great Room at Top of The Hill - Wedding Venue 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, NC
NC Mountain Wedding Venue Overlook Barn in Banner Elk NC

Overlook Barn

  • Location: Beech Mountain, NC
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, NC
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
1705 east raleigh wedding venue

1705 East

Southern Charm. Modern Sophistication.
  • Location: Raleigh
Classic Wedding Ceremony Outside of Raleigh Country Club

Raleigh Country Club

A Donald Ross Masterpiece in the Heart of Raleigh
  • Location: Raleigh

Marbles Kids Museum & IMAX Theatre

Several Versatile and Fun Event Spaces at this downtown Raleigh museum
  • 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
Raleigh Marriott lobby in Raleigh NC

Raleigh Marriott City Center

Marriott Property on Fayetteville Street, in the heart of downtown Raleigh
  • Location: Raleigh

The Mebane Downtown Table

  • Location: Mebane, NC
Couple outside of wedding at Renaissance Raleigh kissing

Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel

A Newly-Renovated Chic Property in a bustling entertainment hub, North Hills. Has a beautiful ballroom, an indoor terrace and on-site dining.
  • Location: Raleigh
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, NC
Hotel wedding venue with outdoor seating Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley

Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley

Newly-Renovated Modern Hotel near Crabtree Valley Mall
  • Location: Raleigh
A Castle Wedding Venue in North Carolina, Barclay Villa

Barclay Villa

A Magical Modern Day Castle Wedding Venue in NC
  • Location: Angier
Squids Restaurant Chapel Hill

Squid’s

Perfect for Showers and Daytime Events
  • Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Couple dancing under chandelier in ballroom of Garden on Millbrook

The Garden on Millbrook

Classic Venue Full of Sparkle and Full Packages
  • Location: Raleigh, NC
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, NC
Warehouse Venue in Downtown Raleigh, 214 Martin

214 Martin Street

Historic Urban Venue in City Market
  • Location: Raleigh
Historic Sutherland Estate in Wakeforest at Sunset

The Sutherland

Historic Southern Home with Beautiful Gardens and an Event Pavilion
  • Location: Wake Forest
Traditional Banquet Ballroom Wedding Venue in Raleigh at The Royal

The Royal

Historic Banquet Hall in the Royal Bakery Building
  • Location: Raleigh, NC
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
Wedding Guest Accomodations and downtown Raleigh wedding venue at Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

in the center of downtown Raleigh
  • Location: Raleigh
Large Ballroom Wedding at Durham Convention Center

Durham Convention Center

Large Ballroom Facilities located in the downtown Durham Marriott Hotel
  • Location: Durham
Carolina Inn Restaurant

Carolina Crossroads at The Carolina Inn

Contemporary Restaurant On Site at the Historic Carolina Inn on UNC Campus
  • Location: Chapel Hill
12 Oaks Wedding Venue Photo

12 Oaks Golf Club

New, Modern Clubhouse with a Beautiful Green Landscape and Customized Packages.
  • Location: Holly Springs
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
American Tobacco Campus Lucky Trike Tower

American Tobacco Campus

Various Sites including ATC Ampitheater, Full Frame Theater and Durham Bulls Stadium
  • Location: Durham