Burgwin-Wright House and Gardens

224 MArket St, Wilmington, NC 28401 Map · Phone number
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About Burgwin-Wright House and Gardens

For your historic occasions, a peerless venue

The lush gardens and charming courtyard of the Burgwin-Wright House provide a uniquely beautiful setting for private events, such as weddings, wedding receptions, corporate functions, dinners and cocktail parties.

Comprised of seven distinct areas on four different levels, the gardens provide endless possibilities for staging, allowing you to create a truly one-of-a-kind event in a breathtaking yet intimate environment.

Outdoor lighting throughout the gardens creates an enchanted landscape after the sun goes down.

Rentals include use of the gardens, courtyard, the Florence Kidder Room, catering kitchen and restrooms.

The facilities are available from 4:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. Guest capacity varies according to the type of function and the location within the property. Pricing and capacity details...

Especially for weddings

The gardens of the Burgwin-Wright House are ideal for small, intimate weddings for groups of 80 or less. The arched arbor in the orchard is the most popular spot for the wedding ceremony, but many other areas lend themselves to the exchanging of vows. See the photo gallery below for images of private events in the gardens.

Similarly, the gardens provide a multitude of stunning backdrops for wedding portraits. More information...

When planning pre-wedding activities for your guests, consider treating them to a guided group tour of the circa 1771 Burgwin-Wright House. Discounted rates apply.

Specialty favors commemorating your wedding at the Burgwin-Wright House include a parchment scroll with a brief history of the property.

Where History and Nature Tie the Knot: The lush gardens and charming courtyard of the Burgwin-Wright House provide a uniquely beautiful setting for weddings, receptions, rehearsal dinners and bridal luncheons.

Comprised of seven distinct areas on four different levels, the gardens provide endless possibilities for staging, allowing you to create a truly one-of-a-kind event in a breathtaking yet intimate environment.

Outdoor lighting throughout the gardens creates an enchanted landscape after the sun goes down.

Rentals include use of the gardens, courtyard, the Florence Kidder Room, catering kitchen and restrooms.

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Wedding guests enjoy the shade of the pomegranate trees in the orchard of the Burgwin-Wright House....
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Burgwin-Wright House and Gardens
The pergola in the Orchard of the Burgwin-Wright Hosue Gardens is the most popular spot for wedding...
The pergola in the Orchard of the Burgwin-Wright Hosue Gardens is the most popular spot for wedding...
A tender moment between newlyweds surrounded by the beauty of the Burgwin-Wright House gardens.
A tender moment between newlyweds surrounded by the beauty of the Burgwin-Wright House gardens.
Beautiful brides deserve a beautiful setting. Photo opps abound in the gardens and on the porches.
Beautiful brides deserve a beautiful setting. Photo opps abound in the gardens and on the porches.
The gardens of the Burgwin-Wright House are conducive to creative staging.
The gardens of the Burgwin-Wright House are conducive to creative staging.
The brick courtyard of the Burgwin-Wright House is a charming environment for luncheons.
The brick courtyard of the Burgwin-Wright House is a charming environment for luncheons.
The Burgwin-Wright House gardens offer brides a multitude of beautiful backdrops for portrait...
The Burgwin-Wright House gardens offer brides a multitude of beautiful backdrops for portrait...
The Parterre Garden is one of seven distinct areas in the gardens of the Burgwin-Wright House.
The Parterre Garden is one of seven distinct areas in the gardens of the Burgwin-Wright House.
The courtyard of the Burgwin-Wright House has some unique architectural features: the beautiful...
The courtyard of the Burgwin-Wright House has some unique architectural features: the beautiful...
The pergola and garden benches are set up for a wedding ceremony in the verdant orchard of the...
The pergola and garden benches are set up for a wedding ceremony in the verdant orchard of the...
Guests enjoyed appetizers and mimosas in the Burgwin-Wright House orchard before taking their seats...
Guests enjoyed appetizers and mimosas in the Burgwin-Wright House orchard before taking their seats...
This beautiful bride posed for a portrait on one of the terraces of the Burgwin-Wright House...
This beautiful bride posed for a portrait on one of the terraces of the Burgwin-Wright House...
A happy couple seated at a table in the orchard of the Burgwin-Wright House.
A happy couple seated at a table in the orchard of the Burgwin-Wright House.
Elegant table settings are right at home in the Burgwin-Wright House Gardens.
Elegant table settings are right at home in the Burgwin-Wright House Gardens.
A brick vault and a pair of ferns made a beautiful setting for this bride's portrait at the...
A brick vault and a pair of ferns made a beautiful setting for this bride's portrait at the...
Newlyweds occupy a comfortable love-seat in the orchard of the Burgwin-Wright House gardens.
Newlyweds occupy a comfortable love-seat in the orchard of the Burgwin-Wright House gardens.
Guests who occupied these seats enjoyed a view of the orchard and the colonial era Burgwin-Wright...
Guests who occupied these seats enjoyed a view of the orchard and the colonial era Burgwin-Wright...
For this bride, the pergola in the Burgwin-Wright House orchard was decorated with additional...
For this bride, the pergola in the Burgwin-Wright House orchard was decorated with additional...
A sign on the front gates of the Burgwin-Wright House identifies the couple whose nuptials are...
A sign on the front gates of the Burgwin-Wright House identifies the couple whose nuptials are...
Instead of walking down the aisle, this bride chose to make her entrance by descending the steps at...
Instead of walking down the aisle, this bride chose to make her entrance by descending the steps at...
An intimate wedding in the orchard of the Burgwin-Wright House.
An intimate wedding in the orchard of the Burgwin-Wright House.
All set and ready for the arrival of guests for a wedding in the orchard of the Burgwin-Wright...
All set and ready for the arrival of guests for a wedding in the orchard of the Burgwin-Wright...
This cake topper seemed especially "right" for a garden wedding.
This cake topper seemed especially "right" for a garden wedding.
Potable party favors for wedding guests were set up in the Florence Kidder Room of the...
Potable party favors for wedding guests were set up in the Florence Kidder Room of the...
The lawn of the Burgwin-Wright House orchard is the perfect size for wedding guests for enjoy a game...
The lawn of the Burgwin-Wright House orchard is the perfect size for wedding guests for enjoy a game...
Wedding guests enjoy the shade of the pomegranate trees in the orchard of the Burgwin-Wright House....
Wedding guests enjoy the shade of the pomegranate trees in the orchard of the Burgwin-Wright House....
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Burgwin-Wright House and Gardens
The pergola in the Orchard of the Burgwin-Wright Hosue Gardens is the most popular spot for wedding...
The pergola in the Orchard of the Burgwin-Wright Hosue Gardens is the most popular spot for wedding...

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  • User5458235 · 2+ years ago

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    I had my wedding reception at The Burgwin-Wright house. It was a gorgeous and historic venue, and resulted in some wedding pictures that were absolutely storybook worthy. The venue was unique and was a step above the average indoor hall /space. There were plenty of nooks and crannies that gave the venue a particularly unique and romantic appeal.
    The staff was particularly accommodating and was flexible on our setup and tear down times, which helped so much! Joy and Lindsay were very responsive throughout the planning process, and provided “to scale” drawings of the space so that I was able to plan from states away.
    We were also able to set up tours of the house during cocktail hour for guests. These were well attended, something different, and our guests loved them.
    Because the venue was downtown, we were able to take a carriage from the reception to our hotel. I would definitely recommend the Burgwin-Wright house. We have some great memories, pictures, and were able to have a wedding reception that was different and completely us.

    Sent on 08/31/2016
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    Emily & Chris · Married on 06/04/2016

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    Our wedding at the Burgwin-Wright house was incredible! The staff was very helpful in every aspect. It was the perfect setting for our close group of family and friends. They were very open to our ideas and flexible when it came to scheduling pre-wedding meetings and engagement photos. The gardens are beautiful year-round and the location is perfect: close to the riverfront, downtown, the courthouse, and great restaurants. We decided to have a catered meal at the house (their kitchen was a great amenity for the caterers), but we had so many other options to choose from all within walking distance. We had a beautiful wedding and now get to keep those amazing memories!

    Sent on 07/08/2016
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    Jane · event on 02/13/2016

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    We had a Valentine's oyster roast in the garden of the Burgwin Wright House. The facility is a wonderful, beautiful, Historic Museum House and Garden. Parking near by, up fitted kitchen, magnificent grounds.
    The museum staff was very helpful with information we could use to put on the Oyster Roast...rentals, lighting, music, etc.
    200 people attended and everyone loved it!
    Going to do it again on 2017!
    Check out their website.

    Sent on 05/03/2016

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Burgwin-Wright House and Gardens FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 500.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Parking
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 130
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 10
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 4
  • Describe your venue: Art Gallery, Garden, Historic Building, Mansion, Museum
  • What kind of settings are available? Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Pet Friendly, Wifi
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? December

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  • 224 MArket St Wilmington, NC, 28401 See on map
    9107624523 (Phone number)

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