128 South is located in historic downtown Wilmington, North Carolina on the banks of the Cape Fear River. We offer a unique venue and reception space for your event including: wedding reception, luncheons, bridal or baby showers, business meetings, product presentations, product launch events, corporate dinners, professional association meetings, retirement parties, holiday parties, birthday parties, anniversary parties, art or fashion shows, etc.
Our open floor plan includes a 2nd floor mezzanine overlooking the central lower level. This layout offers a particularly charming gathering space where each of your guests can truly engage in the event activities. We are large enough to comfortably accommodate a cocktail reception for 185 people, but cozy enough for an exclusive private dinner.
October 2011 marked the completion of the 128 South River View Deck. The River View Deck offers a unique outdoor event space with fantastic views of the Lower Cape Fear River. The vista spans from the Cape Fear Memorial Bridge to the Isabelle Holmes Bridge and includes the USS North Carolina.
Adjacent to 128 South, and also located in the VonKampen building, you will find Stemmerman's Inn. Stemmerman's accommodations are charming, spacious, and cozy. Each suite features high ceilings, large living spaces, a kitchenette and an upstairs sleeping loft.
Most of the Pricing and Menu information can be found on the 128 South website (https://128southevents.com/128-south-menus). Of course, if you have any questions about these items or would like to schedule an appointment to view the venue, we are available by phone (910.399.1709) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org). We look forward to hearing from you!
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Natasha · Married on 09/15/2018
128 did not disappoint, we had been planning our wedding from California before even stepping foot in the venue, and they really turned the event space into everything we dreamed it to be. Katie and Jordan were very responsive, even through hurricane Florence! This venue is super elegant and classy, and provided enough space for 140 guests between the inside and back deck. The food was exceptional, as well as the service. Thank you 128 for making our day perfect!
Cynthia · Married on 10/12/2018
Loved 128 South as our Venue!
128 South is a beautiful, historic venue in a great location with great food, views and staff! Jordan, Katie, and the entire staff were a pleasure to work with and answered all of our questions in a timely manner. We even had to change ceremony locations (due to the impact of Hurricane Florence,) and they gladly worked with us to accommodate our ceremony there. The food at our cocktail hour and reception was delicious as well, and the bartenders willingly made our somewhat unique speciality cocktails. We loved every minute of our wedding at 128 South and would highly recommend it if you're looking for something a bit more unique and historical! Thank you, 128!
Caroline · Married on 04/15/2018
Love this venue! They worked with us from day one to make sure my vision was enacted, and were so genuine in their excitement for us that day. They even made sure my husband and I ate (which trust me, isn't an easy feat on your wedding day) and the food was AMAZINGGGGG. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for the perfect place to say "I do"!
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Set among the Cape Fear River, 128 South is a quaint venue in downtown Wilmington. Their staff is professional and knowledgable, giving brides a calm that not many venues do. They handle all your food and beverage, both of which are incredible! We are so grateful to the 128 South team for the peace of mind they give their clients and we love bringing their events to life through design and florals! You'll love 128 South!
We love being a block away from 128 South Events. We often share clients with 128 South or the Bakery 105. Couples will have their ceremony and champagne toast in the Atrium courtyard. A quick walk up the street for guests gets them to Cocktail hour, dinner and dancing. It is always a pleasure working with them in the neighborhood !
The people at 128 South are so very easy to work with and very accommodating to our events. We highly recommend them to our clients!!