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The Oaks at Salem

Apex, NC View map Visit website
Rating 4.8 out of 5
73 reviews
$5k - $8k For 100 Guests

About

$5k - $8k For 100 Guests

The Oaks at Salem is an elegant wedding venue in Apex, North Carolina. They have everything you are look for by providing numerous options for both outdoor and indoor entertaining. They combine centuries-old charm with the best of modern conveniences and the setting is designed to capitalize on the views from every vantage point. Situated on over 11 pastoral acres with mature hardwoods and beautiful landscaping, this manor provides a plethora of photographic opportunities as well. The main level of the house offers a cozy fireplace and over 1,000 square feet of veranda overlooking their ceremony wall, one acre pond, and newly acquired rustic barn. Book now for memories you can cherish for a lifetime!

Facilities and Capacity

Their expansive grounds provide many options for your special day. Whether you are looking for a grand affair or a more intimate gathering, they will be able to accommodate your needs. The Oaks offer 11 pastoral acres as well as a charming main house. This space has the opportunity to provide multiple indoor and outdoor options depending on your vision. Plus, couples can get ready in their respective suites with enough room to accommodate them and their wedding parties. With three event spaces to work with, this mansion has the ability to accommodate up to 299 guests.

Services Offered

Not only will you secure the perfect location for your wedding, but you will also get the opportunity to work with their talented on-site coordinators as well as a team of trustworthy, passionate, and dedicated vendors. They promise to devote a high level of attention to you and your event’s details throughout the entire planning process. Their other wedding event services include:

  • Bridal suite for you to get ready in beforehand
  • Setup and clean up
  • Event planning with their highly qualified team of coordinators
  • Event rentals including tables, chairs, linens, and more
  • State-of-the-art lighting and sound
  • Pet friendly venue meaning your furry friends can join in on the fun too
  • Wireless internet for you and your guests to use to document the affair
  • Shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • Wheelchair access available
  • Liability insurance

Location

The Oaks at Salem is conveniently located only 15 miles from downtown Raleigh and only two miles from historic downtown Apex. In addition, this historic spot is less than one mile from Highway 64, making it easy for guests to travel to.

  • 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?

$8,000

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

$5,000

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?

$500

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

$500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Clean Up
Event Planning
Glassware
Lighting/Sound
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Describe your venue:

Garden
Mansion

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
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

All Inclusive Packages
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Lighting / Sound
Pet Friendly
Set Up
Wifi

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Dance Floor
Decor
Drapery
Lighting
Tables
Tents
Tent Accessories

What food and beverage items are available?

Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle
Valet
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

March
April
May
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February

73 Reviews

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Recommended by 97% of couples
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  • Alyssa
    Alyssa W. Married on 03/26/2022
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    Beautiful site and great help planning

    The Oaks at Salem was amazing as a wedding venue. We booked them for our ceremony and reception, and everything was great. The venue itself is gorgeous and everyone was a treat to work with. Their vendor barn and list of recommended vendors made planning so much easier. I would highly recommend them if you're looking for an outdoor venue.
  • Christine
    Christine Married on 10/08/2021
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    Look no further! The venue of your dreams!!

    The Oaks at Salem helped us to execute our dream wedding!! We had been planning since 2019, and live in Charlotte NC. We wanted an outdoor tented venue surrounded by greenery and nothing in the Charlotte area really sparked our interest. Once we found the Oaks, we immediately knew that day we wanted to book it.

    Over a long two year process (postponed due to Covid), April and Aubriana were wonderful to work with the entire time.

    Aubriana was our coordinator and was in touch frequently, and made sure we had every detail squared away, and she was in constant contact with our vendors. She did an incredible job with communication, and on day of was so helpful in keeping to the timeline and ensuring there was nothing to worry about!

    Look no further if you want an amazing outdoor venue for your big day!!! We were so pleased and would highly recommend The Oaks!!
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    Christina G. Married on 09/11/2021
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    Exactly what we wanted

    TOAS is a wonderful wedding venue. I got married here in September 2021 and couldn’t have asked for anything better. The venue has abundant outdoor space with the new overlook patio and gorgeous ceremony site. The bridal suite was large enough to host me and 10 bridesmaids. Aubriana coordinated our wedding and was outstanding!! She was knowledgeable and responded to any questions immediately. On the day of the wedding, she was constantly by our side to help with anything we needed including bustling my dress and making sure we had some time to rest and eat. I can’t say enough great things about Aubriana and TOAS.

Awards

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  • 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
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner

Real Weddings

  • Melody & Peter
    33 photos · 11/03/2018
  • Katrin & Ryan
    35 photos · 10/15/2017

Professional Network & Endorsements

6 Endorsements
The Crepe Cakerie The Crepe Cakerie Wedding Cakes

April is generous, bright, and kind. I am proud to be a preferred vendor for the Oaks at Salem.

Joe Payne Photography Joe Payne Photography Wedding Photographers

The Oaks at Salem is a fabulous wedding venue for people looking for that genuine rustic feel without venturing too far from the city. April and her team have put together a really lovely place for couples to get married with a lot of room for getting ready and prep time as well as gorgeous grounds for the ceremony and reception. As a photographer, I am drawn to the gorgeous light this venue has and the artistic possibilities it offers for the bride and groom in search of photography above and beyond the norm.

Weddings by Heidi Weddings by Heidi Wedding Officiants

I've worked with Veni Ridout twice recently and I can honestly say that she is the most organized planner I've worked with. Every detail is worked out and she does this with a smile on her face and a pep in her step! She is talented, efficient, and super easy to work with. I highly recommend Veni and The Oaks at Salem!

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