Based in Cary, North Carolina, MacGregor Downs Country Club is a romantic wedding venue near Raleigh. It is nestled along the serene Lake MacGregor, providing a tranquil and elegant backdrop for your big day. Expect old-world charm combined with luxury and lifestyle. At the private country club, guests will fall in love with the rich history and modern details.
Facilities and Capacity
The three-story building has the charm of an ancient Scottish lodge. It can host up to 300 guests for outdoor and indoor celebrations. The Main Dining Room has a large stone fireplace and rustic chandeliers, while the Lakeside banquet room has a scenic view of Lake MacGregor. The attached deck offers additional versatility and space. The Highlands/Isla, which can be used with the Lakeside room, is an area for intimate gatherings. The Garden Terrace can be tented throughout the year and has a veranda and deck. MacGregor Downs also has an on-site bar called 19th Hole.
The prestigious club is devoted to excellence. Their professional staff and on-site coordinators can assist your wedding events while designing every detail, allowing you to enjoy the celebrations. The team can provide the following services:
At MacGregor Downs Club, the talented culinary team will customize a special menu that will delight your guests. Couples can choose from an elegant plated dinner, casual buffet style or sophisticated hors d’oeuvres. They are happy to accommodate dietary requests. Catering and bar services also include:
Your bridal party can enjoy designated rooms while getting ready. There is also a covered entrance, ample on-site parking and wheelchair access for your guests. Couples will have access to the lake and golf course for photos.
MacGregor Downs can host your wedding-related gatherings. These celebrations include:
The prestigious club opened in 1967. Today, it is defined by a loyal community of over 650 members.
MacGregor Downs Country Club is just 19 minutes from Raleigh. It is a 20-minute drive from Raleigh-Durham International Airport and a 12-minute drive from North Carolina State University. Nearby attractions include North Carolina Museum of Art, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and PNC Arena.
39 Reviews for MacGregor Downs Country Club
Recommended by 93% of couples
19 User photos
Nicole B. · Getting married on 03/25/2022
We absolutely loved it, it was beautiful and felt so welcomed touring
The vendor was beautiful, it was very spacious and had many options to choose fromSent on 09/29/2019
Idana W. · Married on 10/24/2020
Wedding October 2020
Taylor and her staff did a great job with our daughters October wedding! She made the whole day so easy for us to enjoy.Sent on 12/19/2020
Hannah · Married on 10/10/2020
Beautiful venue and wonderful people. They made the whole night go smoothly and perfect. Everyone raved about the food and how wonderful the venue was.Sent on 10/19/2020
We have played at McGregor Downs Country Club for years and always had a wonderful event. Wether it is a wedding, birthday party or just a cocktail party, the staff treats you amazingly!
Beautiful setting for a wedding and reception.
Elizabeth and the great staff at MacGregor Downs are well-versed at helping to make events successful and memorable. Elizabeth is a true professional and we always enjoy working with her and her team.