Based in Pittsboro, North Carolina, Forest Hall at Chatham Mills is a historic wedding venue just outside of Chapel Hill. It is nestled on 32 acres of lush forest, creating the ultimate atmosphere for combining vintage charm and natural beauty.
Facilities and Capacity
The historic banquet hall is 3,500 square feet and is located in downtown Pittsboro that can host up to 250 guests. It sits in Chatham Mills, a large mill that houses a restaurant, market, dance studio and offices. The hall features stunning hardwood floors, exposed brick walls, expansive windows and wooden beams. Outside, the breathtaking outdoor ceremony area sits under a majestic 80-foot sycamore tree.
The hall is operated by Harmony Weddings and Events, a local wedding planning company. Their experienced team is ready to make sure everything goes as planned. They will work with you to create, coordinate and execute every last detail. Their open vendor policy allows couples to create the customized wedding of their dreams. Below is their packaging and pricing:
April,May, June, Sept, Oct, Nov
Dec, Jan, Feb, March, July, Aug
Friday and Sunday $5,000
To get ready for the celebration, the venue includes a suite for your wedding party as well as a prep kitchen space for caterers. Restrooms, on-site parking, wheelchair access and shuttle services are also available for your guests.
Forest Hall at Chatham Mills can host your bridal shower, engagement party, elopements, rehearsal dinner, ceremony and reception. Couples may also schedule an engagement shoot or bridal portraits on the premises.
The historic wedding venue is 20 minutes from Chapel Hill and 40 minutes from Raleigh, Durham and Greensboro. It is a 34-minute drive to Raleigh-Durham International Airport and one hour from Piedmont Triad International Airport. Guests can enjoy scenic waterfront views at Jordan Lake, 19 minutes away.
Recommended by 100% of couples
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Katherine · Married on 03/24/2018
Forest hall made all my wedding venue dreams come true. The space is not only beyond gorgeous, but it worked perfectly with the flow of my wedding. Aneesa and Nathan, the venue coordinators, are INCREDIBLE! I can’t say enough good things about them. They know the venue inside and out and went out of their way to help make my wedding at Forest Hall gorgeous and stress-free. They explained all the layout possibilities and helped me figure out the best options based on what I wanted for my wedding.
The price is beyond reasonable, especially considering both for the amount of space and the comparison with similar venues! I also saved a bunch of money because I needed significantly less decorations since the space is already beautiful with the market lights, stunning wood floors, exposed brick, and giant windows. It’s amazing to have the outdoor/indoor possibilities! We ultimately decided to do both the ceremony and venue inside, but we loved having the option to have the ceremony outside. There are gorgeous places to take pictures outside and all over the property. Forest Hall has everything we wanted and more!
I would have my wedding at this venue again in a heartbeat.
Caitlin · Getting married on 05/25/2019
Aneesa is such a wonderful soul to work with! As soon as I met her, I knew that I wanted to have my wedding at Forest Hall not only because of the beautiful place but because I loved her bubbly sweet personality. She has remained in contact with us throughout the planning process although we live 5 hours away. Forrest Hall is the best bang for your buck! The venue is SO pretty and a perfect spot to hold a wedding. Thanks so much for everything!
Lindsey · Married on 12/30/2018
Lindsey Tripp- 12/30/18
This venue is absolutely gorgeous!! Aneesa and her team did such an amazing job making sure everything was perfect for our big day from setting up all our decorations to bringing us drinks and food while we took pictures and met with our guests. Throughout our engagement, Aneesa was always there to answer any questions we had and give us excellent recommendations for other vendors. She responds quickly and always makes sure to answer any questions you might have. I loved getting ready in the bridal suite with my bridesmaids and just being able to relax in the gorgeous space. Our wedding day was such a dream and thanks to the Forest Hall team it ran seamlessly. I can’t thank them enough for making our wedding day so incredibly special. They are truly the kindest, sweetest people and their gorgeous venue is perfect in every way.