The Hawthorne Inn & Conference Center




The Hawthorne Inn and Conference Center has been hosting Winston Salem wedding receptions for many years. They understand that an extraordinary wedding doesn't simply happen – it is planned. Experienced professionals work in partnership with you at every step to ensure the vision you have for your wedding is fully realized. From the personal attention you will receive during the initial site visit through the execution of every detail, your comfort, convenience and style are ensured to create a truly elegant and memorable event. The Sycamore Ballroom is spacious enough for large groups and can also be divided into 3 sections to accommodate a smaller gathering. The high ceiling and special lighting effects make it an ideal setting for all types of decor options. The Catering Manager has prepared an array of services to assist you in the planning of your wedding menu and has developed popular packages to create a wonderful experience. Let The Hawthorne Inn & Conference Center help you and share in the joy of your wedding while allowing you to enjoy your special day.

Venue Style

Hotel/Resort, Event Center, Ballrooms


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 320 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 320 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start 2 hours prior to start of event. Events must end by 2:00AM.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. Please inquire with venue coordinator for exact weekday food and beverage minimums. The venue allows 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a wedding ceremony is $2 per person. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $2 per person per hour.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Hawthorne Inn & Conference Center is estimated at between $5,215 and $10,947 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Champagne toast for bride and groom
Choice of centerpieces

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 2:00AM