Located in a restored mill in the town of Pittsboro, NC – in the heart of Chatham County, just outside of Chapel Hill – Forest Hall at Chatham Mills provides the perfect combination of vintage, industrial vibes and elegance mixed with a welcoming, homey feeling. The exposed brick walls, huge windows, warm wooden floors and fairy lights make it the perfect spot to tie the knot. Plus, this venue sits on a well-tended 32-acre property offering scenic outdoor spots for ceremonies or photos, plus serene woodlands. Tie the knot under a towering sycamore or use the historic mill as your backdrop.
The Forest Hall at Chatham Mills venue is versatile – they really can do it all! Whether you’re a funky couple in search of an unconventional big day, or a classic duo going for an elegant vibe, the space and staff can cater to your needs as individuals. Enjoy saying “I do!” surrounded by thick forest in the outdoor ceremony space, or inside the historic mill in front of exposed brick walls and under soaring ceilings with plenty of natural light. Indoors, you’ll have plenty of room for 150 guests in the 3,500-square-foot hall. (But don’t worry if you want to add a few more – the staff can help you accommodate up to 200 with creative seating options). There’s plenty of opportunity for scenic photographs, too. Take romantic shots snuggled up under the trees, or during your sparkler sendoff at the end of the night.
Included with your booking are tables, chairs, wine barrels, draping, outdoor games and on-site parking and shuttle services.
If you’re looking to get ready on site, Forest Hall at Chatham Mills has also got you covered. A complementary suite is available for you and your wedding party, complete with mirrors and makeup stations, a cozy couch for lounging, and a speaker to blast music while you primp for the day. This suite was recently renovated for optimal comfort on your big day.
The reception space is also unmatched. Sit down to a delicious meal at the custom-made farmhouse tables in the hall, under an exposed-beam ceiling and glowing market lights. Forest Hall has an expansive list of vendors they recommend, so even your food can be customized perfectly for your big day. If you prefer, on-site caterers 39 West Catering will take care of all your wedding food needs. Adjacent to Forest Hall, The Sycamore at Chatham Mills is a fine dining restaurant that you can take advantage of for a rehearsal dinner or as an excellent lounge area.
Forest Hall at Chatham Mills is operated by Yolo Entertainment Group, an NC-based event company that has helped couples plan and cater incredible events for more than 30 years. This experienced team is ready to work with you to make every detail of your event just as you envision it.