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Price range: $4,000 - $10,000 Price range: $4,000 - $10,000
Reception
$4,000 starting price
Reception
$4,000 starting price

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On WeddingWire since 2022

Rustic charm and alluring possibilities come alive with the wedding of your dreams at what used to be North Carolina’s oldest Lumber Mill and Maola Dairy Plant. The venue has been beautifully converted into a rustic paradise, perfect for your special day. With over 1,400 of water frontage along the Neuse River to a cedar-wrapped chapel full of natural light pouring in from skylights and full view garage doors, Maola is prepared rain-or-shine. Both ceremony locations contain endless potential for stunning photographs that boast romantic elements and rustic charm. Afterwards, you can move out to the outdoor pavilion for congregation, cocktail hour and fun games with your loved ones. The wedding party really comes to life in the 6,000 square foot bar space before going off to a great dinner in the 8,000 square foot ballroom - ideal for a magical evening of dancing!

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?

4,000

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

4,000

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

No

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Clean Up
Lighting/Sound
Parking
Set Up
Tables

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

50

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Historic Building
Loft
Marina
Religious
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor

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?

Accommodations
Clean Up
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Wifi

What bar services do you provide?

Outside Alcohol

What event items are available?

Aisle Runners
Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Decor
Furniture
Lighting
Tables

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

March
April
May
June
September
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
July
August
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Haley H. Sent on 10/01/2023
5 out of 5 rating

I could not recommend this Venue more

Let's start with the location: stunning! It's located close to downtown New Bern, so there are plenty of places for your guests to stay and a fun town for them to explore while not enjoying your wedding. One whole side of the property is right against the water for great pictures. The building itself is a fabulous, repurposed factory. The exposed brick and high ceilings are complemented beautifully by the newly updated floors, unique lighting fixtures, and a fantastic selection of furniture and decorations onsite. I loved it before I ever showed up.
What really sets the Maola apart is its people, namely the manager Dylan. He was fantastic from start to finish, always happy to hear and offer ideas and prompt in his responses. The best contractor my husband and I hired for our wedding; no one helped us more. The best example I can give you is this story. On the day of my wedding, hours before the ceremony, my grandmother tripped and bumped her head when she got to The Maola. Spoiler alert: she was totally fine except for a small cut, but in the moment we needed to get her to a doctor to be sure. Dylan knew the head doctor at the local minute clinic and called him as my grandmother headed over to make sure she got cared for as fast as possible. My grandmother had to watch the ceremony online but was discharged in time to make it back for pictures after. It means so much to me that Dylan made sure she was taken care of and able to come back in time to enjoy my wedding. I cannot thank him enough.
As far as I am concerned, The Maola is the best venue in the whole state and my husband and I are so glad we got married here.
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