Hop On the Love Train at Raleigh Union Station

Raleigh Union Station Wedding Venue in Downtown Raleigh

Love the city lights and modern architecture? The Raleigh Union Station wedding venue in downtown Raleigh is the perfect spot. Yes, you heard that right, you can tie the knot at a train station, just like the couple in this stunning styled shoot. The venue’s main building is an Amtrak train station, but The Grand Hall is a stunning event space.

Located in the trendy Warehouse district of Downtown Raleigh, ideal for couples who think outside of the box, and those who love the lofty, warehouse feel. Between the tall ceilings, open spaces, and modern flare, the venue truly is one of the kind. We know you’ll fall in love with the panoramic views of the Raleigh City skyline!

Round of applause for the team of local wedding vendors who collaborated on this styled shoot. We hope you find inspiration in this wedding design by Angela Cameron of An Event Lady Production. For the full list of vendors, please scroll to the bottom of the blog.

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Warehouse Wedding Raleigh Union Station Wedding Venue in Downtown Raleigh Barlow

Richard Barlow Photography Captures the Essence of Raleigh Union Station 

In capturing your big day, it’s essential to pick a photographer who can capture the essence of venue, and of your celebration as a whole. With a photojournalistic style of photography, Richard Barlow Photography is dedicated to capturing every detail of your big day. Coupled with this attention to detail, is Barlow’s laidback attitude and a dedication to ensuring the big day is filled with joy. He’s the perfect fit for couples looking for a fun-filled day. 

In addition to plenty of experience as a Raleigh wedding photographer, he can also snap your engagement, boudoir or bridal portraits. He even offers packages for after the wedding day, inviting couples to get dressed up for some more intimate couples’ shots.

Raleigh Wedding Officiant Keven Holland 

If you’re all about making your day personal, Kevin Holland is the perfect choice for your officiant. With over 25 years of experience, he specializes in religious, non-denominational and interfaith weddings, and makes it a priority to get to know each couple on an individual level. If you want to add laughter or personal details to your wedding ceremony, work with Kevin.  

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ThemeWorks & CE Rental – Raleigh Wedding Party Rental Suppliers

ThemeWorks Creative and CE Rental added all kinds of special touches to this shoot, and they’ll do just the same for your big day. From stylish arbors for outdoor weddings, to boxy light-up letters for a funky reception, to golden Parisian chandeliers, they’ve got all kinds of touches to help you seamlessly pull of any wedding theme. 

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Bride and Groom Reception Raleigh Union Station Wedding Venue in Downtown Raleigh Barlow

Tastes Like Home 

Speaking of seamlessly pulling off themes, wedding cakes by Sugar Euphoria seamlessly tied together the theme for this shoot. Boxy, artistic cakes stacked with greenery and orchids blended perfectly with the modern look of the venue. Macarron towers with greenery also played off the venu’s contemporary twist. 

Donovan’s Dish added to the menu simple-yet-delicious options for dinner. With options randing from tacos to peppercorn steak to chicken and waffles, there are truly endless opportunities to match your meals to the style of your big day. 

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VIDEOGRAPHY Thomas Blake Films

Wedding Videography by Thomas Blake Films 

The bride looked stunning with jewelry from Poppy and Co, and luckily, every detail was caught on film thanks to Thomas Blake Films. The goal of Thomas Blake Films is not just to capture a wedding video, but to piece together a story that will be played and kept for generations as an heirloom. 


Between drones and talented videographers, Thomas Blake Films never fails to impress with quality, style and care. If you’re interested in taking a look at their work, or the work of any of the other mentioned vendors, browse the list of local vendors below. 

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