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Provided by: NC State Fairgrounds
NC State Fairgrounds

Venue highlights

Indoor and outdoor spaces
BYO
Valet parking

Venue details

Style:

Event Center, Park/Garden, Outdoor

Guest capacity:

Accommodates up to 700 guests

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Services:

Ceremony / Reception

Indoor / Outdoor

Location:

1025 Blue Ridge Road
Raleigh, NC 27607

Description:

The North Carolina State Fairgrounds are composed of a variety of facilities, all which may be rented for your special day. The Fairgrounds are located in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Exhibition Center has a flexible floorplan and may be used for both your wedding celebration as well as reception. A breezeway outside of the Exhibition Center can serve as a wonderful outdoor ceremony site while the expansive interior is great for a night of dancing. The J.S. Dorton Area is a stunning building with a swooping exterior and all glass windows. You and your guests will be blown away by this rare space as you celebrate in contemporary style. For smaller receptions, the L.R. Harrill Center can be a good option. This cozy building has an outdoor playground and garden as well as a dining room with surrounding windows. The Harrill Center provides a simple and tucked away wedding experience on the Fairgrounds. If you are looking for an extravagant venue or a simple evening with friends and family, look no further than the North Carolina State Fairgrounds.

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Venue notes

The rental fee ranges from $500 to $3,000 for a reception and includes 16 hours of rental time including set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony ranges from $0 to $300 with reception rental or $500 to $3,000 for a ceremony-only wedding.

Amenities and Restrictions

Amenities

- Day-of coordinator

- Kitchen for prep only

- Large parking lot

Restrictions

- BYO alcohol

- Venue must approve all decorations

- General liability insurance required

- Approved outside caterer allowed

- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors

- Smoking outside only

- Music must end by midnight

- Rice, birdseed, confetti, glitter allowed for a fee

- Clean up fee of $2 per person applied to all events

- Outside catering fee of $2 per person required

Amenities

- Day-of coordinator

- Kitchen for prep only

- Large parking lot

Restrictions

- BYO alcohol

- Venue must approve all decorations

- General liability insurance required

- Approved outside caterer allowed

- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors

- Smoking outside only

- Music must end by midnight

- Rice, birdseed, confetti, glitter allowed for a fee

- Clean up fee of $2 per person applied to all events

- Outside catering fee of $2 per person required

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NC State Fairgrounds

Venue Highlights

Indoor and outdoor spaces
BYO
Valet parking

STARTING AT $3,696 FOR 50 GUESTS

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