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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!

Carolina Club Chapel Hill wedding venue

The Carolina Club

Classic ballroom venue with great cuisine on UNC-Chapel Hill campus.
  • Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Durham Wedding Venue University Club

University Club

The Penthouse Floor of Durham's Tallest Building. Delicious Menus and Beautiful Views.
  • Location: Durham
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The Carolina Inn

Chapel Hill’s most famous historic hotel and venue, located on UNC Campus
  • Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Chapel Hill wedding venue Barn at Valhalla

The Barn at Valhalla

A Destination Barn and Lodge Experience
  • Location: Chapel Hill
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
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
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
Raleigh Rehearsal dinner at Sitti

Sitti

Authentic Lebanese food. Event space and courtyard behind restaurant, called The Jiddi.
  • Location: Raleigh, NC
Durham Rehearsal Dinner venue MEZ mexican food

Mez Contemporary Mexican

Gorgeous Private Dining in RTP
  • Location: Durham, 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
Rehearsal Dinner Venue Page Road Grill

Page Road Grill

Intimate Setting in RTP
  • Location: Durham, NC
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
Squids Restaurant Chapel Hill

Squid’s

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

The Mebane Downtown Table

  • Location: Mebane, NC
Chapel HIll rehearsal dinner venue 411 West Italian food

411 West

Cozy Rehearsal Dinner Space With Italian Fare
  • Location: Chapel Hill, 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
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
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
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
City Feel Wedding Ceremony at Bridge Club in Raleigh

Bridge Club

Downtown Event Loft from Chef Ashley Christensen
  • Location: Raleigh
King's Daughters Inn Durham

King’s Daughters Inn

A Sustainably Restored Historic Bed and Breakfast near Duke Campus in Trinity Park
  • Location: Durham
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
Raleigh Wedding Venue Governors Club

Governors Club

Stunning lake setting both indoors and outdoors with exceptional services.
  • 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
Durham Rehearsal Dinner Venue The Pit

The Pit Durham

Whole Hog and Pit-Cooked Authentic Barbecue With a Rooftop Dining Area
  • Location: Durham
Herons Umstead Catering for weddings

Herons at The Umstead Hotel & Spa

Forbes Five Star Restaurants in Cary
  • Location: Cary
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
Traditional Banquet Ballroom Wedding Venue in Raleigh at The Royal

The Royal

Historic Banquet Hall with an Industrial Look Venue
  • Location: Raleigh, NC
The Parlour at Manns Chapel Whimsical White Steeple Fall Wedding Ideas at Chapel Hill NC Wedding Venue Maunder

The Parlour at Manns Chapel

An Intimate Gathering Space in Chapel Hill
  • Location: Chapel HIll, 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
Couple outside of Cross and Main Sign on brick wall

Cross and Main

Warehouse Venue near Wake Forest NC
  • Location: Youngsville
Counting House Bar in Durham NC

Counting House at 21c Museum Hotel

Eclectic Restaurant inside the 21c Museum Hotel
  • Location: Durham, NC
Wedding Lobby at JB Duke Hotel in Durham NC

JB Duke Hotel

A Contemporary Hotel on Duke University campus
  • Location: Durham
Photo of Timeless Chapel, All Saints Chapel

All Saints Chapel

Voted Prettiest Chapel in the South
  • 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
Historic Wakefield Barn near Raleigh Anna Taylor Photography

The Historic Wakefield Barn

1930s Dairy Barn, Restored into a Stunning Event Venue
  • Location: Wake Forest
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
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
Gravy downtown Raleigh

Gravy

Italian-American Kitchen
  • 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's most unique museum
  • Location: Raleigh
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
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
NC Destination Venue in Banner Elk Overlook Barn

Overlook Barn

Cliffside Barn Near Banner Elk, Overlooking the Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Location: Beech Mountain, 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
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
Carolina Inn Venue

The Carolina Inn

Chapel Hill’s most famous historic hotel and venue, located on UNC Campus
  • Location: Chapel Hill, NC

The Orpheum

Restored Art Deco Theatre Built in 1920s
  • Location:
1705 east raleigh wedding venue

1705 East

Southern Charm. Modern Sophistication.
  • Location: Raleigh
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
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
Rocky Mount Mills Entertainment and event venue

The Power House at Rocky Mount Mills

Historic Cotton Mill, in the heart of the Rocky Mount Mills campus. Industrial class featuring multi-level indoor space and outdoor terraces all situated along the Tar River.
  • Location: Rocky Mount, NC
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
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
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 Cotton room WeddingVenue in Durham

The Cotton Room

An architecturally rich all-inclusive wedding venue in Durham
  • Location: Durham, NC
Hotel wedding venue with outdoor seating Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley

Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley

Newly-Renovated Modern Hotel near Crabtree Valley Mall
  • Location: Raleigh
Wedding Reception and Rehearsal Dinner Space in Durham, Parizade

Parizade

Mediterranean Dining Experience and Off-site Catering via Giorgios Hospitality
  • Location: Durham, NC
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
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
Lavender and Green Table Linens White Rustic Chairs French Outdoor Garden Walnut Hill NC Wedding Reception Skubic

Walnut Hill

A Historic Farmhouse and Gorgeous Event Barn
  • Location:
Durham Rehearsal Dinner Venue Dashi

Dashi

Rehearsal Dinner Space with a Cozy Environment
  • Location: Durham, NC
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
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
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Jiddi Space and Courtyard

Courtyard and Event Space behind Sitti and Gravy of Empire Eats
  • Location: Raleigh, 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
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
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
University Club Tower in Durham NC

University Club

The Penthouse Floor of Durham's Tallest Building. Delicious Menus and Beautiful Views.
  • Location: Durham
Wedding Ceremony at Stockroom at 230 in Raleigh

The Stockroom at 230

Urban Warehouse Venue in the center of Downtown Raleigh
  • Location: Raleigh
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
the pit raleigh Rehearsal Dinner Raleigh Venue

The Pit Raleigh

Whole Hog and Pit-Cooked Authentic Barbecue
  • Location: Raleigh
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
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
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 Guest Accomodations and downtown Raleigh wedding venue at Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

Sheraton Raleigh Hotel

in the center of downtown Raleigh
  • Location: Raleigh
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