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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!

Durham Wedding Venue University Club

University Club

The Penthouse Floor of Durham's Tallest Building. Delicious Menus and Beautiful Views.
  • Location: Durham
Chapel-Hill-Wedding-Venue-The-Carolina-Inn-Bronwyn-Duffield

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
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
The Orpheum Vintage Art Deco Movie Theatre NC Wedding Venue Oxford

The Orpheum

Restored Art Deco Movie Theatre Built in 1940s
  • Location: Oxford, 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
1705 east raleigh wedding venue

1705 East

Southern Charm. Modern Sophistication.
  • Location: Raleigh
Herons Umstead Catering for weddings

Herons at The Umstead Hotel & Spa

Forbes Five Star Restaurants in Cary
  • Location: Cary
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
The Museum of Life and Science Butterfly House Wedding Venue Durham NC Carolyn Scott Photography

The Museum of Life & Science

The Museum of Life and Science Wedding Venue For Events Full of Magic and Wonder
  • Location: Durham, NC
Market Hall warehouse wedding venue in Downtown Raleigh City Market with CE Rental linens Sally Oakley Weddings and flowers by Watered Garden Florist f8 Photo Studios

Market Hall

A large restored warehouse venue nestled in historic City Market in the heart of downtown Raleigh
  • Location: Raleigh
Chapel Hill wedding venue Barn at Valhalla

The Barn at Valhalla

A Destination Barn and Lodge Experience
  • Location: Chapel Hill
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
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
Wedding portrait in front of Vidrio glass wall by Robin Lin Photography

Vidrio

Mediterranean Restaurant with Artistic Decor and a second floor adaptable event space and bar.
  • Location: Raleigh
Squids Restaurant Chapel Hill

Squid’s

Perfect for Showers and Daytime Events
  • Location: Chapel Hill, NC
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Jiddi Space and Courtyard

Courtyard and Event Space behind Sitti and Gravy of Empire Eats
  • Location: Raleigh, NC
Durham Rehearsal Dinner Venue The Pit

The Pit Durham

Whole Hog and Pit-Cooked Authentic Barbecue With a Rooftop Dining Area
  • Location: Durham
NC Destination Venue in Banner Elk Overlook Barn

Overlook Barn

Cliffside Barn Near Banner Elk, Overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Location: Beech Mountain, NC
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
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
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
Wedding Guest Accomodations and downtown Raleigh wedding venue at Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

in the center of downtown Raleigh
  • Location: Raleigh
Raleigh WEdding Venue Melrose Knitting Mill Bronwyn Duffield

Melrose Knitting Mill

A chic, urban reclaimed downtown Raleigh mill with tall ceilings, arched windows and an open floor-plan.
  • Location: Raleigh
Carolina Inn Venue

The Carolina Inn

Chapel Hill’s most famous historic hotel and venue, located on UNC Campus
  • Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Raleigh Rehearsal dinner at Sitti

Sitti

Authentic Lebanese food. Event space and courtyard behind restaurant, called The Jiddi.
  • Location: Raleigh, NC
Grand Staircase at the Park Alumni Center in Raleigh NC

Park Alumni Center at NC State University

Elegant Club with Stately Staircase and Balcony with Beautiful Views
  • Location: Raleigh, NC
Historic Wakefield Barn near Raleigh Anna Taylor Photography

The Historic Wakefield Barn

1930s Dairy Barn, Restored into a Stunning Event Venue
  • Location: Wake Forest
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
City Feel Wedding Ceremony at Bridge Club in Raleigh

Bridge Club

Downtown Event Loft from Chef Ashley Christensen
  • 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
The White House on Washington Wedding Venue Front Entrance Upgrade

The White House on Washington

A New Restored Mansion Venue Near the Triangle and Triad
  • Location: Mebane, NC

The Mebane Downtown Table

  • Location: Mebane, NC
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
Durham Rehearsal Dinner venue MEZ mexican food

Mez Contemporary Mexican

Gorgeous Private Dining in RTP
  • Location: Durham, NC
The Parlour at Manns Chapel Hill Wedding Venue

The Parlour at Manns Chapel

Love Big, Celebrate Small
  • Location: Chapel HIll, NC
Walnut Hill Rustic Barn Farm NC Wedding Venue Fabiana Skubic

Walnut Hill

A Historic Farmhouse and Gorgeous Event Barn
  • Location:
the pit raleigh Rehearsal Dinner Raleigh Venue

The Pit Raleigh

Whole Hog and Pit-Cooked Authentic Barbecue
  • Location: Raleigh
Marbles Kids Museum & IMAX Theatre Wedding Venue Museums in Raleigh, NC CMYK

Marbles Kids Museum & IMAX Theatre

Several Versatile and Fun Event Spaces at this downtown Raleigh museum
  • Location: Raleigh, NC
Wedding Lobby at JB Duke Hotel in Durham NC

JB Duke Hotel

A Contemporary Hotel on Duke University campus
  • Location: Durham
Rehearsal Dinner Venue Page Road Grill

Page Road Grill

Intimate Setting in RTP
  • Location: Durham, NC
Chapel HIll rehearsal dinner venue 411 West Italian food

411 West

Cozy Rehearsal Dinner Space With Italian Fare
  • Location: Chapel Hill, 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
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
Counting House Bar in Durham NC

Counting House at 21c Museum Hotel

Eclectic Restaurant inside the 21c Museum Hotel
  • Location: Durham, 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
Couple outside of Cross and Main Sign on brick wall

Cross and Main

Warehouse Venue near Wake Forest NC
  • Location: Youngsville
Traditional Banquet Ballroom Wedding Venue in Raleigh at The Royal

The Royal Banquet

Historic Banquet Hall with an Industrial Look Venue
  • Location: Raleigh, 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
Guest Hotel in the center of raleigh at Raleigh Marriott City Center

Raleigh Marriott City Center

Marriott Property on Fayetteville Street, in the heart of downtown Raleigh
  • Location: Raleigh
The Martinsborough Voted the Best Event Venue in Greenville NC Elizabeth Cayton

The Martinsborough

Voted the Best Event Venue in Greenville, NC
  • Location: Greenville, NC
Bluewater Waterfront Grill Wedding Venue Wrightsville Beach Kate Supa

Bluewater

Coastal wedding venue with breathtaking waterfront views
  • Location: Wrightsville Beach, NC
Historic Chapel In Raleigh NC, Saint Marys Chapel

Saint Mary’s Chapel

A beautiful, historic campus with a beloved chapel
  • Location: Raleigh, New Venue Region Name
Downtown Raleigh Bachelorette Spot Raleigh Times

The Raleigh Times Bar

Three Bars, Great food and Rooftop Patio Views for a Lucky Few!
  • Location: Raleigh, NC
Bride and Groom Wedding Portrait Black Doors and White Barn The Carolina Barn Rustic Farm NC Wedding Venue Caddell

The Carolina Barn

Barn Wedding Venue with Rustic Elegance and Southern Charm
  • Location: Spring Lake, NC
Wedding Reception and Rehearsal Dinner Space in Durham, Parizade

Parizade

Mediterranean Dining Experience and Off-site Catering via Giorgios Hospitality
  • 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
Photo of Timeless Chapel, All Saints Chapel

All Saints Chapel

Voted Prettiest Chapel in the South
  • Location: Raleigh
The Cotton room WeddingVenue in Durham

The Cotton Room

An architecturally rich all-inclusive wedding venue in Durham
  • Location: Durham, NC
Grey Barn Oakland Farm NC Wedding Venue with Barn, Pavilion and Farmhouse Tiffany Johnson Photography 8(1)

Oakland Farm

Charming countryside venue with barn, pavilion and farmhouse
  • Location: Bear Creek, NC
The Bradford Wedding Venue Raleigh Durham, Johanna Dye

The Bradford

A French Villa Styled Venue nestled in the outskirts of Raleigh
  • Location: New Hill, NC
Gravy downtown Raleigh

Gravy

Italian-American Kitchen
  • Location: Raleigh
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
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

The Upchurch – coming soon!

Restored Wedding Venue Coming to Apex
  • Location: Apex, NC
Rocky Mount Mills Entertainment and event venue

The Power House at Rocky Mount Mills

Historic Cotton Mill featuring multi-level indoor space and outdoor terraces all situated along the Tar River.
  • Location: Rocky Mount, NC
Table for Two under Oceanic pier

Oceanic

Luxury beach wedding venue and restaurant overlooking the Atlantic Ocean
  • Location: Wrightsville Beach, NC
Front of The Jarvis at 220 Elegant Bed and Breakfast Wedding Venue Karen Doody

The Jarvis at 220

Luxury accommodations in the heart of downtown New Bern
  • Location: New Bern, NC
Durham Rehearsal Dinner Venue Dashi

Dashi

Rehearsal Dinner Space with a Cozy Environment
  • Location: Durham, NC
Lula's overlooks Franklin Street in Chapel Hill

Upstairs at Lula’s

Southern elegance in the heart of Chapel Hill with floor-to-ceiling views of Franklin St.
  • Location: Chapel Hill
Bride and Groom smile to one another after wedding at Pinehurst Resort, Mary Me

Pinehurst Resort

Legendary and Distinguished Resort and Golf Club with All-Inclusive Wedding Packages
  • Location: Pinehurst , NC
Raleigh Wedding Venue Governors Club

Governors Club

Stunning lake setting both indoors and outdoors with exceptional services.
  • Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Funky Wallpaper at Whitaker and Atlantic in Raleigh by Live View Studios

Whitaker & Atlantic

Funky Industrial Event Space adjoining Hummingbird Raleigh
  • Location: Raleigh, NC
Bride and Groom Walking through Lavender Oaks Farm Fields of Purple Chapel Hill NC Wedding Venue Barn Adelyn Boling

Lavender Oaks Farm

Pristine White Wedding Barn Amid 60 Acres of Lavender
  • Location: Chapel Hill , 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
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
Downtown Garner The Distillery New NC Wedding Venue Opening in 2021 Adelyn Boling

The Distillery – coming soon!

New NC Wedding Venue Opening in 2021
  • Location: Garner, NC
Couple kissing in OBX on Jennettes Pier

Jennette’s Pier

Oceanfront Pier Wedding Venue on the Outer Banks
  • Location: Nags Head, 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
Couple outside of wedding at Renaissance Raleigh kissing

Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel

Newly-Renovated Chic Property in North Hills Beautiful Ballroom, Terrace, On-site Dining
  • Location: Raleigh, NC
Carolina Inn Restaurant

Carolina Crossroads at The Carolina Inn

Contemporary Restaurant On Site at the Historic Carolina Inn on UNC Campus
  • Location: Chapel Hill
Hotel wedding venue with outdoor seating Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley

Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley

Newly-Renovated Modern Hotel near Crabtree Valley Mall
  • Location: Raleigh
Pink Sunset Over Tunnel Creek Vineyard NC Wedding Venue

Tunnel Creek Vineyards

Experience the rolling hills of Roxboro, NC – host your dream wedding at a vineyard
  • Location: Roxboro, NC
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
Wedding Ceremony at Stockroom at 230 in Raleigh

The Stockroom at 230

Urban Warehouse Venue in the center of Downtown Raleigh
  • Location: Raleigh
Wedding Venue Museum of Natural Sciences in Raleigh, NC Southern Love Studios

North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences

Various Event Spaces in downtown Raleigh NC's most unique museum
  • 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

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