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What’s New with Wedding Venues in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill

The Triangle Area of NC is experiencing an exciting growth period which is having an effect on the world of local weddings: lots of new restaurants, hotels, and event spaces are opening, and many established ones are investing in makeovers and expansions. We've put together a report of what's new with wedding venues in Raleigh, Durham… READ MORE

Valentine’s Day Events Around Durham and Chapel Hill

If you're still looking looking for a romantic date night idea for Valentines Day 2016, the Triangle is full of great options! From carefully crafted menus to sparkling wine tastings to hotels where you could book a room after enjoying a delightful meal, here are some Valentine's Day events around Durham and Chapel Hill. Roses with a… READ MORE

Wedding Pros Rooftop Event at The Durham Hotel

Last week, Southern Bride & Groom hosted a networking event for our family of wedding pros on the rooftop of The Durham Hotel - the newest boutique hotel in downtown Durham! This mid-century modern hotel is perfect for parties and wedding guests seeking an upscale experience in the heart of downtown.The SB&G family enjoyed an afternoon that was both practical… READ MORE

Brides & Grooms Camp Out for Chance at a Duke Chapel Wedding

Dedication and commitment are fundamental elements of any good marriage. Couples who desire a Duke Chapel wedding in Durham, NC must test these very principles long before getting married as they camp out in tents for days in hopes of holding their ceremony at the historic Duke Chapel. Duke is no stranger to this sort of… READ MORE

Charleston Fashion Week: Bridal Fashion, Fun and High Theater

Charleston Fashion Week is turning into a phenomenon with sponsors like JVT (Jewelry Television, on cable stations everywhere) and major designers in attendance. As further proof that this event has become more than just a local runway show, this year (March, 2015), the lead fashion editor for InStyle Magazine visited for the day, taking in… READ MORE

New Urban-Chic Event Space in Durham

New Event Space in Downtown Durham, The Rickhouse A couple weeks ago, downtown Durham welcomed The Rickhouse, a beautiful revitalized event space to the Central Park district. In addition to the urban-chic warehouse vibe, its signature feature at the moment is that it overlooks the famed Durham Athletic Park, the original home of the Durham Bulls. Southern Bride… READ MORE

The Art of Modern Tea Time

Afternoon Tea at the Washington Duke Inn's Fairview Restaurant Tea is the most consumed beverage on the planet, and is one of the original social traditions of modern times. Many are unaware of the options for an elegant tea event here in the Triangle Area. Notably, the afternoon tea at the Washington Duke Inn's Fairview… READ MORE

NC NACE Unites at the Biltmore Estate

Exploring Biltmore Estate with NACE of North Carolina Southern Bride & Groom has been part of our local Triangle Chapter of NACE (National Association of Catering & Events) for about fifteen years, and it is a constant source of professional growth and inspiration for our team. We gather monthly at a local venue for a… READ MORE

The Merrimon-Wynne House Grand Opening in Raleigh

What’s Old Is New Again The highly-anticipated opening of downtown Raleigh’s newest wedding and event venue, the Merrimon-Wynne House, took place this month, and we are excited to share some beautiful images of the completed project from their Grand Opening Celebration. The Merrimon-Wynne House has served many prominent functions throughout Raleigh’s history - it was… READ MORE

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