Carolina Trace Country Club

Carolina Trace Country Club


Carolina Trace Country Club is surrounded by stunning views of Lake Trace and pristine golf greens. This country club venue is situated within a gated community in Sanford, North Carolina. Multiple rooms and event spaces can host events of any size, making this the perfect location for many couples looking for a classic Southern venue. Whether your vision is an elegant, seated dinner in the Grand Ballroom, a sprawling reception throughout the Club or an intimate lakeside affair, Carolina Trace has it all. The Club is also home to two eighteen-hole golf courses.

Celebrate at Carolina Trace

Carolina Trace’s main clubhouse features 30,000 square feet of event space. A grand ballroom can accommodate 200 guests, while the lake lawn provides a beautiful outdoor setting for as many as 400 guests.

Additional event spaces:
– Lake View: 60 guests
– Clubhouse: 350 guests
– Governors Room: 12 guests

Passionate and dedicated professional staff know what it means to bring a vision to life. Carolina Trace’s team will make sure that every detail is taken care of until your last goodbye. The team oversees setup, cleanup, day-of coordinating and planning and catering. Included are also event rentals, a built-in dance floor, on-site parking, wireless internet, and chairs, tables, glassware, utensils and floor-length linen.

Cuisine at Carolina Trace

A team of chefs caters events at Carolina Trace. The venue does offer custom menu options to build a menu to your tastes. All food and alcohol must be served through the club. Carolina Trace offers options to cater traditional cultural cuisine like Indian or Mexican food.

Carolina Trace Country Club can also host a range of wedding-related events, including but not limited to:
• Golf outing for the couple and wedding party
• Engagement parties
• Rehearsal dinners
• Bridal showers and couples shower
• Elopement ceremonies and dinners
• Microweddings

History of Carolina Trace

Carolina Trace Country Club was established in 1972 while the community was under construction. After a fire damaged the structure in 2008, the club was rebuilt the following year. In 2017, the club underwent renovations to improve the experience for both members and guests. This included fresh paint inside and out, grounds upgrades and a state-of-the-art fitness.

Accommodations Close By:
• Comfort Suites ~ 5 miles from the community
• Hampton Inn ~ 5 miles from the community
• Holiday Inn Express & Suites ~ 5 miles from the community

Activities Close By:
• Hugger Mugger Brewing Company, Wild Dogs Brewing Company, Camelback Brewing Company
• Temple Theater
• Carolina Trace Country Club golf courses (two 18-hole, award-winning Robert Trent Jones Sr. courses)
• White Pines Nature Preserve and Trails

Carolina Trace is located centrally between Raleigh, Pinehurst and Fayetteville. The private, gated community is perfect for any couple looking to escape the bustle of a downtown city location without having to travel too far from home.


Carolina Trace Country Club NC

Venue Features

Golf & Private Clubs, Waterfront Views, Outdoor Space On-Site, On-Site Catering
Guest Count
Less than 100, 100-200, Over 200

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