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Saint Thomas Preservation Hall

Wilmington, NC View map
4.7 out of 5 rating
61 reviews
Up to 250 guests

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Up to 250 guests

Formerly a Catholic church, this beautifully-restored, 1847 venue is located in the heart of historic downtown Wilmington, North Carolina. Our exposed brick walls, stained glass windows, high ceilings and balcony loft make Saint Thomas a perfect backdrop for your wedding festivities. We accomodate ceremonies and receptions for up to 200 seated guests. Our rental rate includes tables and chairs for all 200 and use of the facility for 18 hours so that you can set up and decorate all day at no extra charge. We have both an indoor and outdoor cocktail space available, allowing you to hold both your ceremony and reception in one venue! We also offer the use of our on-site bridal and groom suites for getting ready on the big day! As of 2014, Saint Thomas Preservation Hall now offers catering through City Club of Wilmington. Our catering is full service with a variety of menu options available, or the option to create your own. Prices are available upon request.

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?

$2,000

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

$2,000

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

No

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

$2,000

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

$2,000

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
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?

$14

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

Bartender(s)
House Beer
House Wine

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

250

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

1

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

2

Describe your venue:

Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Catering Services
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
French Service
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
Open Bar
Outside Alcohol
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Chairs
Dance Floor
Tables
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    John C. Married on 06/18/2022
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    True Gem in downtown Wilmington! Excellent venue and staff!

    Attended a wedding on 6/18/22 at St. Thomas Preservation Hall and was completely blown away by the staff and service! 5 stars all the way around.
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    Kristen Married on 03/26/2022
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    An absolute gem in historic Wilmington

    St. Thomas was the location of our ceremony and reception in March 2022 and we are so thrilled that we found St. Thomas and began our forever there! Truly, it is one of the best kept secrets in Wilmington. STPH is so unique in comparison to other venues in the area and their value and service is unmatched. Our day was absolutely perfect in every way!
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    Chloe L. Married on 11/21/2021
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    The Most Beautiful Place

    You will not regret choosing St. Thomas! This venue is absolutely stunning as our wedding was on a Sunday afternoon in November. Off season is affordable! They have a catering package and provide wonderful hours. The staff is so sweet and great to work with! Would 100% choose St. Thomas again.
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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner

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Jewell Entertainment Group Jewell Entertainment Group Wedding DJs

Beautiful historic venue that is now run by the folks at the City Club. If you're looking for that old school feel with tall ceilings and beautiful brick walls (which look beautiful with some specialty gobos and lighting) look no further.

Weddings of Topsail Weddings of Topsail Wedding Officiants

St Thomas Preservation Hall is a gorgeous venue....brick interior walls, stained glass windows. A stunning backdrop for your wedding, we've performed many weddings here. You'll be pleased! Reception and ceremony space available. Great Downtown location steps from the Cape Fear River!

High Performance Lighting & Power High Performance Lighting & Power Wedding Decor & Lighting

One of our favorite places to do events. Has so much potential to work with!

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208 Dock Street Wilmington, NC, 28401
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