Visit New Bern

Visit New Bern

The New Wedding Destination


You’ve met your perfect match. Now all that’s missing is the perfect backdrop for your special day. With historic mansions, gorgeous riverfronts and even a palace, New Bern will provide you and your guests with the wedding of your dreams. From booking weddings, securing hotel room blocks to selecting venues, plan your wedding with Visit New Bern.

Plan Your Dream Destination Wedding with Visit New Bern

North Carolina’s first capital offers brides a variety of wedding venues such as Tryon Palace, Amelia Grove, Neuse Breeze and Copper Ridge on The Neuse. All locations are located next to or on either the Trent River or Neuse River! Tryon Palace is located within walking distance to hotels, restaurants and premier shops that provide you and your guests with an unforgettable experience. Browse our list of recommended New Bern wedding venues below! Contact New Bern’s Visitors Center today at 800-437-5767 to begin planning your wedding.

New Bern, NC Wedding Venues

Tryon Palace – How many brides have dreamed of getting married at a beautiful palace? Centered around 16 acres of gardens and riverfront views, Tryon Palace offers couples just that.

Amelia Grove – Amelia Grove offers brides a formal, elegant atmosphere where outdoor wedding ceremonies take place under live oak trees, strung with Edison lights, all along the Trent River.

Copper Ridge on The Neuse – This venue suits any wedding style from vintage, to shabby chic, to southern charm. Copper Ridge on The Neuse provides brides and their guests with amazing riverfront views, a 100-year-old Carolina pine, and magnolia trees.

Neuse Breeze – Picture a 3.5-acre waterfront estate, located on the Neuse River. Neuse Breeze offers this and much more when you celebrate your wedding day at this venue.

Stanly Hall – This classic venue features soaring ceilings, crystal chandeliers, and elegant stairways.

Carolina Colours – After the first big question, the next question is, where? This three-acre lake on the ninth green provides couples with a premier wedding venue on an acclaimed golf course.

Riverfront Convention Center – The newly renovated New Bern Riverfront Convention Center provides couples tying the knot with a coastal atmosphere. This is made possible by the convention center’s light gray and blue color scheme, LED light fixtures and riverfront view.

Havelock Tourist & Event Center – The Havelock Tourist & Event Center, with its 10,000 square feet of flexible event space, offers couples and guests the opportunity to enjoy a one-of-a-kind wedding.

Wedding Vendors in New Bern, NC

Small Batch Gallery + Goods – This small business offers handcrafted goods and a curated selection of home decor and gifts. They also operate a fantastic mobile bar from a renovated 1980s horse trailer!

Thornbury Brides – New Bern truly is home to every vendor you need to complete your wedding day. Meet Nell Todd, owner of Thornbury Brides. She is nicknamed the “bride whisperer” for her uncanny ability to find the right gown for every bride to be!


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Venue Features

Downtown Locations, Waterfront Views, Outdoor Space On-Site, Outside Catering Allowed, Restaurants, Rehearsal Dinners, On-Site Catering, Estates, Contemporary & Clean
Guest Count
Less than 100, 100-200, Over 200, Over 400, Unlimited Guests (for outdoors or tenting)

Contact Information

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