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Price range: $7,000 - $10,500 Price range: $7,000 - $10,500
Couples usually spend $9,000 Couples usually spend $9,000
Reception
$7,000 starting price
Bar service
$32 per person
Reception
$7,000 starting price
Bar service
$32 per person

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About

On WeddingWire since 2020

The Maxwell is an upscale wedding and event venue recently built in Raleigh, NC to accommodate events up to 300 guests. The Maxwell is favored by hosts who like to show their originality and unique style. The distinctly elegant space boasts 18' vaulted ceilings, white washed brick, reclaimed oak wood accents, a lush lawn, and an open air patio. Our clients experience thoughtful planning and an impeccable level of service.

The Maxwell is characterized by its clean and simple designs, where your wedding theme can shine. The main reception room offers soaring vaulted ceilings embellished with magnificent chandeliers and modern pendants. Large windows allow natural light to flood the space, highlighting the magnificent fireplace and herringbone walls. The extensive outdoor patio offers a perfect backdrop for outdoor ceremonies, as well as providing a plethora of opportunities for wedding photos. This property also contains a Lounge area, offering an idyllic space for cocktail hours and intimate receptions. Dressing suites are available, providing a serene space for the wedding party to prepare ahead of their big day.

The Maxwell is a family-owned and operated business, with a dedicated team of professionals who will ensure that every detail of your day is taken care of. They understand that every couple and each event is different. Their dedicated team of professionals will collaborate with you to ensure that your celebration is everything you dreamed of and more.

Rental Rates Range from $7,000 - $10,500
In-House Bar Service (required) with packages ranging from $32 per person - $65 per person
In-House Wedding Planning Service (optional) beginning at $3,000

  • Woman-owned

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?

7,000

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

7,000

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
Glassware
Parking
Set Up
Tables

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$32

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

Bartender(s)
House Beer
House Wine
Open Bar

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

75

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

2

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Garden
Mansion

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?

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

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?

Altar/Arch
Chairs
Dance Floor
Lighting
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
Glassware

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access
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Reviews of The Maxwell

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2024 Winner
5.0 out of 5 rating
48 Reviews
100% recommend it
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  • Flexibility
    4.9 out of 5 rating
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The Maxwell is a stunning venue that receives rave reviews from couples who held their weddings there. The staff is described as helpful, accommodating, and quick to respond to questions. The venue itself is praised for its beautiful aesthetic, both indoors and outdoors, and the ability to customize the space to fit individual visions. The inclusive packages and vendor recommendations are mentioned as additional perks. Overall, reviewers highly recommend The Maxwell as a wedding venue

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This AI-generated summary gives you a snapshot of the overall ratings and feedback from the reviews this vendor has received.

The Maxwell is a stunning venue that receives rave reviews from couples who held their weddings there. The staff is described as helpful, accommodating, and quick to respond to questions. The venue itself is praised for its beautiful aesthetic, both indoors and outdoors, and the ability to customize the space to fit individual visions. The inclusive packages and vendor recommendations are mentioned as additional perks. Overall, reviewers highly recommend The Maxwell as a wedding venue

Weddingwire
5.0/5 48 reviews
Google
4.9/5 140 reviews
Jill
Jill A. Sent on 04/07/2024
5 out of 5 rating

The Maxwell made our wedding PERFECT!

If you’re looking for the perfect wedding venue, look no further! Not only does The Maxwell have the perfect space, they also have the best staff! From the moment we toured, we felt like we were part of The Maxwell family.
Regarding the physical space- it was perfect for what we were looking for! We wanted an indoor ceremony, indoor/outdoor cocktail hour in a different location from the ceremony and then an indoor reception and The Maxwell provided just that. The space itself is modern, simple, and elegant and leaves so much room to customize to make it your own.
As for the staff, our whole goal for hiring vendors was to hire the “A” team. We wanted vendors that once we hired, we knew they would be top-tier and The Maxwell staff is the best in the business! From the enjoyable showcases where we got to have a fun date-night and envision possibilities with catering, florals, and more to just the everyday planning of our wedding, everyone was patient, efficient, and helpful. Chelsea, Tova, Maddie, and Alex all worked extremely hard to make our wedding day nothing short of perfect.
We opted for the in-house day-of/month-of coordination and were so glad that we did. We thought who better to help us with everything than someone who works there- that’s where Alex came in! She was a great leader for our day-of and helped get all of our little details organized months ahead of time.
Some other highlights include the great bar staff that made sure our 160+ guests were never waiting in line for a drink- we just don’t know how they do it!
We could go on and on about everything but in simple terms, our wedding day was perfect and it could not have been without The Maxwell!
Douglas-Ochoa
Douglas-Ochoa W. Sent on 03/19/2024
5 out of 5 rating

🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟 Unforgettable Luxury Wedding Experience at The Maxwell

From the moment we stepped into The Maxwell, we knew we had found the perfect venue for our special day. Nestled in the heart of Raleigh, NC, The Maxwell exudes an air of timeless elegance and luxury that sets it apart from any other wedding venue in the area.

The Maxwell offers everything you could dream of for your big day and more. The on-site parking made logistics a breeze for our guests, allowing them to focus on enjoying the celebration. As soon as we entered, we were captivated by the venue's beautiful charm, seamlessly blending modern sophistication with classic regal touches.

What truly sets The Maxwell apart, however, is its exceptional team. Led by the incredible Maddie, their venue manager, she and Angela, their talented operations and bar manager, ensured every member of the staff went above and beyond to make our experience nothing short of perfection. Maddie's attention to detail and personalized service made us feel like royalty every step of the way, while Angela's expertise in crafting signature drinks, including an unforgettable espresso martini tower, added an extra touch of magic to our celebration.

But what truly touched our hearts was the genuine love and care that the staff at The Maxwell have for their couples. From the moment we booked our date to the last dance of the evening, we felt truly supported and cherished by everyone at the venue.

Our wedding day was an absolute dream come true, thanks to The Maxwell and its extraordinary team. If you're looking for a luxury wedding venue that will exceed your every expectation and leave you with memories to last a lifetime, look no further than The Maxwell.

Thank you, from the bottom of our hearts, for making our day absolutely perfect.
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Sandra G. Sent on 01/10/2024
5 out of 5 rating

The Maxwell and team were fabulous!

The Maxwell is such a beautiful venue! We hosted our pre-wedding event there, and the team helped us execute such an incredible evening! There was not a single moment where we felt worried or concerned with how their services were going, thanks to their wonderful team! We had an absolute blast kicking off our pre-wedding event at The Maxwell, and we couldn't have imagined a better way to celebrate.

Some points below that we felt were worth pointing out:
- The guests were very impressed by the bar services and how kind the bartenders were!
- The venue is so beautiful that we didn't require much decor.
We and the guests had so much fun partying it up at The Maxwell before the wedding the next day. The venue and your staff were such a large part of our overall wedding experience, they did a great job helping us bring our vision to life from start to finish and made the night beyond perfect for us!
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