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Melrose Knitting Mill

Raleigh, NC View map Visit website
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
Rating 5.0 out of 5
81 reviews
$15k - $19k For 100 Guests
Up to 200 guests

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2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$15k - $19k For 100 Guests
Up to 200 guests

Located in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, Melrose Knitting Mill is a chic, urban wedding venue. The mill was first built in 1900, and today it serves a number of purposes. Its event spaces are found on the third floor, while the first and second floors house a bar and various offices. The event spaces came into being in 2014 when resident creative director Samad Hachby decided to renovate the third floor.

Facilities and Capacity

Melrose Knitting Mill welcomes ceremonies and receptions, alongside engagement parties, wedding showers, and rehearsal dinners. Couples who are hoping for an intimate elopement are also invited to celebrate here. The event space at this venue is a blank canvas for couples to transform and make their own. The open floor plan creates a sense of airiness, while exposed brick adds an industrial touch. The hall is illuminated by chandeliers for a dash of classic romance. Downstairs, to-be-weds and their guests can mingle at a cocktail reception on the patio. The mill has a maximum capacity of 180 guests and has on-site parking available for any that drive to the celebration.

Services Offered

Weddings at Melrose Knitting Mill are supported by the venue's experienced event planners. They offer a range of packages to suit each couple's unique needs, from day-of coordination to full-service planning. They are also happy to create a personalized plan. Catering for events held at the mill is taken care of by the on-site team at the ground floor's Mulino Italian Kitchen. To-be-weds can also choose from a range of signature cocktails to put their own stamp on a toast. China, silverware, and glassware are all supplied by the venue, as well as banquet servers to help the reception run smoothly.

Location

The mill is easily accessible for guests from out of town. Raleigh-Durham International Airport is just over a 20-minute drive away for those flying in to be with you. There are also plenty of hotels nearby for any overnight stays. Guests can visit the nearby State Capitol, Joel Lane Museum House, and the Memorial Bell Tower to make the most of their time in the city.

Frequently Asked Questions

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?

$4,200

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$4,200

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?

$600

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$600

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
China
Clean Up
Flatware
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$39

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
House Beer
House Wine
Open Bar

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

200

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

2

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Historic Building
Loft

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor

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?

Bar Services
Catering Services
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Set Up

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Chairs
Drapery
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
September
October
November

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
July
August
December

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    Mccae H. Married on 04/15/2022
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    Amazing Venue

    Jessica with southern oak events was such an amazing day of coordinator that came with this venue and went above and beyond to ensure that our day was the most special day! We would highly recommend her, her team, and this venue for your wedding. They will work with you every step of the way so that you are not stressed or worried about things going smoothly and everything will turn out beautiful !
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    Mary H. Married on 01/15/2022
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    Excellent service

    Ericka Bath was our wonderful Wedding coordinator for my daughters wedding January 15, 2022. She was extremely professional and answered any questions That we had along with being super patient and positive. We simply could not have had the wedding that we had without her professionalism, organization ,and positive attitude. She was amazing as was all of the staff at the melrose knitting mill in Raleigh North Carolina
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    Anna H. Married on 01/15/2022
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    Perfect winter wedding!!

    I absolutely loved this venue, and all that was included with it. The ceremony space was gorgeous, and I loved that the ceremony, cocktail hour and reception were all on the property, but in different spaces. The cocktail hour space was wonderful for the winter because it had the feel of being outside, but with a clear heated tent that kept my guests warm. I knew I wanted my wedding at this venue as soon as I toured it, and it only exceeded my expectations from there.

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner

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Professional Network & Endorsements

2 Endorsements
The Purple Poppy Florist The Purple Poppy Florist Wedding Florists

We are so excited about Melrose Knitting Mill. This beautiful downtown venue offers a wonderful space to have that memorable wedding reception or special event. You will be overjoyed with the opportunities at Melrose and the dedicated staff. A dream to work with.

Simply Cakes Simply Cakes Wedding Cakes

Absolutely gorgeous downtown Raleigh wedding venue. Beautiful contemporary decor, great food, expert staff, and parking...what else can you ask for.

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309 N. Dawson Street Raleigh, NC, 27603
910-315-9968
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