Small Wedding Venues In Raleigh, NC

Couple celebrate at small wedding venues Raleigh, NC

If you’re planning an intimate wedding for close friends and family, there are a variety of small wedding venues in Raleigh, NC to choose from. The City of Oaks  boasts southern charm, history and plenty to see and do. It’s the ideal location for planning the wedding of your dreams, no matter how small. 

As one of the top event venues in Raleigh, NC The StateView Hotel offers a variety of event spaces and amenities that can cater to both an intimate wedding and reception, allowing you to spend one of your most memorable days with those you cherish most.

Small Wedding Event Spaces at StateView

Outdoor Event Space

Poolside Outdoor Terrace

Our poolside terrace offers gorgeous views of Lake Raleigh and comfortable lounge-style seating. This area is perfect for enjoying a tight-knit reception or cocktail hour with your closest friends and family members.


Host your romantic nuptials lakeside on our sprawling manicured lawn. You’ll have Raleigh’s bright foliage as a backdrop and the serenity of Lake Raleigh while you say “I do.”

Check out three of the top outdoor event spaces in Raleigh, NC. 

Indoor Event Space

Our boutique Raleigh hotel offers a variety of small indoor event spaces that work well for ceremonies and receptions of 60 people or less, including our on-site restaurant or one of our indoor meeting rooms that can be customized to the size of your party.

View our full wedding gallery here. 

Amenities Offered with Any Event

If you’re looking for other vendors to help make your wedding day special, check out our list of local vendors for a Raleigh wedding.


Other Small Wedding Venues in Raleigh 

If you’re looking for something more unique or historic, guests won’t need to travel far if you’re staying at the StateView Hotel. Here are five nearby small wedding venues in Raleigh, NC that we love.

Azalea Gardens 

1.9 miles from The StateView Hotel

Imagine a wedding in bloom in the City of Oaks at the WRAL-TV Azalea Gardens. This intimate Raleigh wedding venue is available April through September and can accommodate up to 125 people. With a full range of flowers and greenery, nature is your florist

Tucker House 

4.2 miles from The StateView Hotel

History buffs will revel in this beautiful neoclassical revival style home located in downtown Raleigh, dating back to 1914. The Tucker House features a parlor, piano room, dining room, two sitting rooms and a spacious catering kitchen, and can accommodate up to 50 guests for a seated event. Unfortunately, dancing is not permitted in this small Raleigh wedding venue, as it retains its original flooring. 

Cary Theater

8.9 miles from The StateView Hotel

If you’re searching for the ultimate guest experience, The Cary Theater will deliver. Just a short drive from The StateView Hotel, this North Carolina theater doubles as the perfect venue for small weddings near Raleigh. If your love for drama runs deep, or you want to feature a private showing of your ceremony on film, put this one-of-a-kind event space on the top of your list. 

Borden Building and Fred Fletcher Amphitheater

3.8 miles from The StateView Hotel

North Carolina’s Borden Building and Fred Fletcher Amphitheater can be rented for weddings, parties and other special events year-round.  This historic indoor and outdoor Raleigh small wedding venue can seat up to 100 guests comfortably. A unique outdoor amphitheater sets the perfect backdrop for the ceremony of your dreams, while the notable history of the Borden Building shines through its interior decor. With free on-site parking and a handicap accessible first floor, you’ll want to start planning your big day now. 

Walnut Creek Wetland Park

5.1 miles from The StateView Hotel

Looking to bring the outdoors in at your Raleigh wedding? Located just 1 mile from Downtown Raleigh, Walnut Creek Wetland Park sits on 58 acres of sprawling wetlands. The facility boasts two indoor event spaces, two expansive outdoor decks and offers free, on-site parking. The Neuse River Room has a capacity of 62 and features a full kitchen, while the Walnut Creek Room has a capacity of 49 and a limited kitchen. Alcohol is allowed with a permit for a fee of $100.

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