Special Event Venues


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Anderson Point Park Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults Borden Building City of Raleigh Museum Durant Nature Preserve Five Points Center for Active Adults Fred Fletcher Amphitheater Lake Johnson Lake Wheeler Mordecai Historic Park The Raleigh Trolley Sertoma Arts Center Thomas G. Crowder Woodland Center at Lake Johnson Tucker House Walnut Creek Wetland Park
The Borden Building at Fred Fletcher Park
The Borden Building at Fred Fletcher Park

The City of Raleigh has many unique rental facilities which might be perfect for your wedding or other special event. Explore the list below to learn about our unique sites from historic chapels to scenic cottages. Contact information for each site varies. Click in each site for more details.

    Anderson Point Park

    This is the cottage at Anderson Point Park.

    919-996-5994 | 20 Anderson Point Dr, 27610

    Anderson Point Amphitheater
    Outdoor venue, 200+ capacity, $60/hr (four hour minimum)

    Anderson Point Cottage
    Indoor venue, 50 seated/70 max capacity, $110/hr (Resident) and $160/hr (Non-Resident) (four hour minimum)

    Learn More about Anderson Point Park

    Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults

    This is a picture of the front of the building of the Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults.

    919-996-4720 | 1901 Spring Forest Road

    Indoor facility with one large, dividable multipurpose room and 120 maximum capacity; One small room with 20 maximum capacity and kitchen

    • Alcohol permit available
    • Wi-Fi throughout
    • Surround sound

    Learn More about Anne Gordon Center for Active Adults

    Borden Building

    This is the Borden Building located at Fletcher Park. It shows the front of the building

    919-996-4363 | 820 Clay Street

    Borden Building
    Indoor and outdoor venue, 102 seated/150 max capacity, $110/hr for Raleigh residents, $160/hr for non-residents (four hour minimum)

    City of Raleigh Museum

    This is the Briggs Hardware building which is home to the City of Raleigh Museum.

    919-996-2220 | 220 Fayetteville St. 27601

    The City of Raleigh Museum's lobby, first floor gallery and lower level classroom are available for functions such as rehearsal dinners, buffet receptions, fundraisers, seminars, and workshops.

    Durant Nature Preserve

    Lake at Durant Nature Preserve

    919-870-2871 | 3237 Spottswood Street, 27615

    Campbell Lodge
    Indoor venue, 200 capacity

    Learn More about Durant Nature Preserve

    Five Points Center for Active Adults

    Front of the Five Points Center for Active Adults Building

    919-996-4730/ 2000 Noble Road

    4,000 square foot ballroom that is dividable into three separate sections

    The ballroom can accommodate approximately 300 theater-style, 220 at tables

    Two kitchens available

    • Alcohol permit available
    • Wi-Fi throughout the facility
    • House sound in ballroom
    • Audio visual packages available with LCD projectors and screens

    Learn More about Five Points Center for Active Adults

    Fred Fletcher Amphitheater

    The amphitheater at Fred Fletcher Park.

    Contact: Vanessa Jeter | 919-996-4363 | 820 Clay St, 27605

    Fletcher Amphitheater
    Outdoor venue, 300+ capacity, $240 for four hours, no alcohol permitted

    Lake Johnson

    Lake Johnson and the boat house

    919-233-2121 | Learn more about Lake Johnson Park

    Waterfront Conference Room | 4601 Avent Ferry Rd, 27606
    Indoor/outdoor venue; maximum capacity 78 seated. Rates begin at $75/hour (two hour minimum). Adjacent veranda and deck may also be reserved for additional fees.

    Magnolia Cottage | 1500 Lake Dam Rd, 27606
    Indoor venue; maximum capacity 49 standing. $75/hour (four hour minimum).

    Lake Wheeler

    View of the Lake with a few boats.

    919-662-5704 | 6404 Lake Wheeler Rd, 27603

    Waterfront Program Center (Conference room, veranda and deck)
    Indoor and outdoor venue, 72 seated/99 maximum capacity

    Learn More about Lake Wheeler

    Mordecai Historic Park

    Mordecai Historic Park's Saint Mark's Chapel.

    1 Mimosa St, 27604
    Contact: Vanessa Jeter | 919-996-4363

    Park Grounds
    Outdoor venue, 150 capacity, $100/hr for Raleigh residents, $150/hr for non-residents (two hour minimum)

    St. Mark's Chapel
    Indoor venue, 55 seated/70 max capacity, $75/hr for Raleigh residents, $125/hr for non-residents (8 hour minimum), No food or drink permitted inside chapel.

    Learn More about Mordecai Historic Park

    The Raleigh Trolley

    Sign for the Raleigh Trolley.

    Contact: Vanessa Jeter | 919-996-4363

    The Raleigh Trolley is available for rent for special event transportation or for private charter tours. No food or drink are allowed on the trolley.*

    Learn More about The Raleigh Trolley

    Sertoma Arts Center

    Sertoma Arts Center Gallery Rental Space

    919-996-2329 | 1400 W. Millbrook Rd, 27612

    Raleigh Room
    Indoor venue, 100-125 seated, 150 standing with cocktail tables, 175 standing room, $75/hr (two hour minimum)

    Learn More about Sertoma Arts Center

    Thomas G. Crowder Woodland Center at Lake Johnson

    Thomas Crowder Woodland Center

    919-996-3141 | 5611 Jaguar Park Dr, 27606

    As an extension of the Lake Johnson Park’s Waterfront Program Center, the Thomas G. Crowder Woodland Center offers the people of Raleigh even more ways than ever before to host an event in a beautiful, natural setting. The facility has both indoor and outdoor spaces available for rent, and you may choose to use one or more of them for your event, depending on your needs.

    Learn more about the Thomas G. Crowder Woodland Center

    Tucker House

    The Tucker House
    The Tucker House

    418 N. Person St, 27604
    Contact: Vanessa Jeter | 919-996-4363

    Tucker House
    Indoor and outdoor venue, 50 seated/100 max capacity, $110/hr for Raleigh residents, $160/hr for non-residents (four hour minimum)

    Walnut Creek Wetland Park

    Porch at the Walnut Creek Wetland Park

    919-996-2760 | 950 Peterson St, 27610

    Neuse River Room
    Indoor venue, 62 capacity, $80/hr (two hour minimum)
    East deck (covered) is also available for this room at an addition $55/hr

    Walnut Creek Room
    Indoor venue, 49 capacity, $65/hr (two hour minimum)
    West deck (covered) is also available for this room at an addition $55/hr

    Learn More about Walnut Creek Wetland Park

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