Fearrington Village is a picturesque, full service venue located on a historic dairy farm near Chapel Hill, NC. Offering beautiful gardens for outdoor ceremonies and multiple reception spaces suited for any style, the ceremony and reception spaces at Fearrington can be adapted to fit any couple's vision. Fearrington's on-site wedding team, as well as the entire culinary team at The Fearrington House Restaurant, offer a full-service planning expereince from start to finish by professional, experienced hands.
Facilities and Capacity
Couples can host up to 500 friends and family members. Fearrington Village offers multiple ceremony and reception locations for couples to choose from. This venue has five garden ceremony locations where couples can exchange their vows. These spaces include Jenny’s Garden, Willow Oaks, Pecan Trees, Crabapples and Dovecote Lawn. Many of these spaces include lush trees under which couples can begin their lives together. There are also wedding arches and arbors to beautifully frame couples in the gardens as they exchange vows. For couples who have their hearts set on an indoor ceremony, or experience inclement weather on their big day, the Garden Terrace feels bright and open. These couples can wed with a stunning floor-to-ceiling fireplace of tan stone as their backdrop. Receptions can take place in the 1927 barn, an open-air terrace, a former granary, or the Fearrington House Restaurant.
Fearrington offers expert staff willing to help with every step of their wedding process. From event planning to cleanup when the fun is over, this venue ensures no part of the big day is left to chance. Other services at this ranch include:
The Fearrington House Inn features 32 unique guest rooms for couples, members of the wedding party and out-of-town guests. These rooms feature antique furniture and decor, original artwork pieces, fresh flowers, and garden views. Couples can choose to stay in a private suite with their own courtyard for a secluded wedding night experience at Fearrington Weddings.
Bridal showers, engagement parties, and rehearsal dinners are also welcome events at Fearrington. Couples can choose from a variety of decor items to personalize their celebration, whether choosing to hold a ceremony and reception at the venue, or another wedding-related event. If you can dream it, Fearrington can make it happen! The available event items at Fearrington Weddings include:
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Easton · Married on 11/11/2018
Gilda at Fearrington was absolutely amazing. There was never a glitch or stress moment in the planning process at all. I described my perfect wedding to her, and it was exactly what I received. From the planning, to the tables at the reception, to the fireplace behind us at the ceremony, to the day of getting ready. Everything was so easy. Fearrington is such a cozy environment, and the barn is absolutely stunning! Our wedding was over a month ago and people are still raving about how perfect everything was and to do it again! I am SO happy with my choice and couldn't imagine my wedding anywhere else!!!
Divya Gopal · Married on 08/04/2018
Gorgeous Venue + Amazing On-Site Coordination = Unforgettable Day
Fearrington was by far our first choice for wedding venue, and we loved that they could accommodate both our ceremony and reception, making the day itself seamless for the wedding party and guests! We were planning our wedding from abroad, but working with Fearrington's on-site coordinator, Gilda McDaniel, was such a pleasure. She was responsive, straightforward, but also incredibly helpful in guiding us through all of our questions in planning the wedding, sharing her expertise and years of experience. Between the Garden Terrace for the ceremony and Barn for the reception, we were prepared for any type of weather. Even though we had our wedding in the heat of early August, guests loved having the chance to explore the gardens and check out the belties! We were also thrilled with the station setup we chose - the restaurant was able to prepare off-menu options for guests, and is generally well-known in the area for its top-notch food. We are still receiving compliments from our guests. Finally, the staff was incredibly helpful - Fearrington provided the cake and flowers, both of which helped make our wedding the amazing day it was! I would wholeheartedly recommend the venue and only wish the day hadn't flown by as quickly as it did.
Roy · Married on 04/28/2018
GILDA McDANIEL (Coordinator)Sent on 06/23/2018
My wife and I had the privilege of working with Gilda McDaniel to coordinate our wedding in April at the Fearrington. While we had heard nothing but rave reviews, Gilda far exceeded our expectations. Gilda had the knowledge, commitment, organization, innovative thinking, creativity and communication skills to take our vision and turn it into a reality. Gilda not only cared about what we wanted our dream wedding to look like, but she also truly cared about Lauren and I as a couple. She did an incredible job balancing between supportive advice and execution. Our wedding day would not have turned out to be the best day of our lives without Gilda. What we feel most fortunate for, however, is knowing that we have a new friend in our lives. Gilda sets the standard for wedding coordinators and we would refer her to anyone looking to have a seamless wedding at the Fearrington.
Fearrington Village's reply:
The Fearrington is one of my favorite wedding venues! If you are looking for a quant, romantic spot full of Southern charm than look no further! The staff is very helpful and they make the wedding day run smoothly. Leah Marie Photography + Stationery
We have provided transportation for many events at the Fearrington, mainly weddings! The location is quite simply magical, which makes for some of the most breathtakingly gorgeous weddings I have ever seen. Not only that, but their restaurant is delicious and great for rehearsal dinners- especially if you're a fan of chocolate soufflé! The team at Fearrington is amazing to work with and their events are are beautiful and run very smoothly. You won't regret choosing them. They're the best around!
Fearrington is a knock out venue in every aspect. The staff is professional and cares about each and every event. They are always prepared and ready to go, creating a smooth and non stressful day. The gardens are beautiful and a wonderful place to play music. I can't think of a more elegant setting. If the weather is an issue they have the beautiful Garden Terrace where everyone is comfortable, yet still able to enjoy the lovely setting of Fearrington.