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The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve

Raleigh, NC View map Visit website
Rating 4.8 out of 5
30 reviews
Up to 350 guests

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Up to 350 guests

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The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve is a 150 acre wedding, elopement, and event venue in the heart of Raleigh, North Carolina. Blending southern elegance, rolling meadows, and mature forests, the space is suited for couples telling their adventurous, timeless, and free-spirited love stories! Nestled in dense pines, Heron Hall is a seamless experience of indoor and alfresco spaces for grand affairs or intimate celebrations; the venue offers quietude and retreat for gatherings of every size!

We are proud to share our preserve with all couples. Connect with us today to book your appointment and request more venue information!


Facilities And Capacity

The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve can accommodate a maximum capacity of 1,000 guests. Heron Hall is a seamless combination of both indoors and outdoors, perfect for a wedding reception. The venue has preserved the property’s history, and restored Heron Hall from the farm’s original warehouse and grain silo. The amazing oversize glass roll-up doors are ideal for gazing out over the 115 acre prairie preserve. Take pictures under the green roof trellis or on the inner courtyard. Guests will enjoy the evening under lofted ceilings or a covered arbor. Heron Hall can seat 275 guest inside or up to 350 when including the 4 seasons covered patio which comes equipped with electric heaters and fans. The Aerie House is where the bride and the bridal party will prepare before you say “I do.” The Aerie House holds an open hearth, Venetian style glass chandeliers, kitchen, living-dining rooms, and a bridal suite fit for a queen. The Roost is where the groom will get ready. It’s a ranch style retreat with two bedrooms, guest room, dressing room, kitchen, fireplace, flat screens, bar, poker, ping pong, and a dedicated beer fridge.

Services Offered
The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve is happy to host bridal showers, engagement parties, elopements, rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, and receptions. Wedding packages include a venue representive, reclaimed furniture, tables, and chairs. This venue requires pre-approval of vendors. Weekend weddings include rehearsal dinner space, early arrival, late checkout, lodging for 18+, lodging for traveling family, picnics and brunches, and additional time for deliveries and photography sessions.

Other Facilities
The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve hosts several other facilities. Those include:

  • Parking
  • Wheelchair access
  • Valet
  • Shuttle

  • Asian-owned
  • 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?

$6,800

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

$5,800

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?

$750

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

$750

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Parking
Set Up
Tables

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$18

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

House Beer
House Wine
Open Bar
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

350

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

1

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

1

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Barn
Farm/Ranch
Garden
Inn/B&B
Park

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

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
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Set Up
Wifi

What bar services do you provide?

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

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Chairs
Furniture
Lighting
Tables

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle
Valet
Wheelchair Access

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

30 Reviews

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4.8
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Recommended by 97% of couples
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    Rating 4.8 out of 5

61 User photos

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    Chris M. Married on 01/03/2022
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    Perfect location

    We're so happy we discovered and decided on The Meadows. It was the most beautiful venue, with so much space for celebrating. Emily, their venue manager, was a pleasure to work with.
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    Eric Married on 01/01/2022
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    I LOVE this venue!

    The Meadows is such a pretty venue and everyone there is incredibly nice! It is definitely one of the most unique wedding venues anywhere around Raleigh.

Awards

  • 30
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner

Real Weddings

  • Michelle & Sam
    62 photos · 04/16/2021
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    95 photos · 10/02/2020
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    54 photos · 11/02/2018
  • Kate & Reid
    119 photos · 10/06/2018

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Professional Network & Endorsements

6 Endorsements
The Gathering Co. The Gathering Co. Wedding Planners

Where do I start? The Meadows is an amazing venue with so much to offer. We love planning weddings here and the owners are a dream to work with. We feel a sense of peace the moment we drive on site and it only gets better from there - over 100 acres, 4 ceremony/reception sites, furniture, outdoor patio space, indoor/outdoor bar, 2 beautiful houses for the bridal party and family, and so much more. This team and venue provides a professional and unique experience to all who visit and we are thankful to work with them. We could go on forever, but long story short, we are huge fans and supporters!

Kivus & Camera Kivus & Camera Wedding Photographers

The Meadows is such a fun venue and a photographer's dream! Everywhere you look on the property there's a beautiful photo to be made. The main house has wonderful light for the bride to get ready, the groom's house has awesome color, and the main reception area is one of the most unique looking spaces around. Then there are the grounds. The "meadows" themselves are GORGEOUS whether they're green, golden, or covered in snow. Of course, how pretty the venue is wouldn't really matter if weren't managed well, but the team at The Meadows is AMAZING. They are all so kind and go out of their way to make sure everyone is having a great time. I LOVE photographing here!! Give me more Meadows at Firefly Farm weddings please!! Elyssa Kivus Kivus & Camera

All Around Raleigh DJ Company All Around Raleigh DJ Company Wedding DJs

The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve is a stunning and unique wedding venue! You'll never find the combination of things that they have onsite from the vast expanse of land (over 100 acres) located just outside of downtown Raleigh to a house just for the bride's entourage and a house just for the groom's party and then two wedding building in addition to those. Add in lots of unique styling, tons of amazing photo spots and great help from the staff and you have a venue that is going to be a hot spot for local clients for years to come!

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Map

1945 The Meadows Lane Raleigh, NC, 27606
9198071865

Tours by Appointment Only
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The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve?

The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables

At The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve includes:
  • House Beer
  • House Wine
  • Open Bar
  • Specialty Beer
  • Specialty Wine

What are the most important characteristics of The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve for wedding events is known for:
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall
  • Barn
  • Farm/Ranch
  • Garden
  • Inn/B&B
  • Park

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve for wedding events?

The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve offer?

The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve offer for wedding events?

The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Accommodations
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve have available for wedding events?

The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Altar/Arch
  • Chairs
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

The Meadows at Firefly Farm Preserve is recommended by 96% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.8 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.9 in average response time, 4.9 in professionalism, 4.8 in quality of service, 4.8 in flexibility and 4.8 in value.

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