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The Pavilion at Carriage Farm

Raleigh, NC View map Visit website
4.8 out of 5 rating
19 reviews
$4k - $7k For 100 Guests
Up to 300 guests


$4k - $7k For 100 Guests
Up to 300 guests

The Pavilion at Carriage Farm is an elegant wedding venue in Raleigh, North Carolina. Whether you dream of a small outdoor ceremony or an elegantly tented gala under the stars, you will find it all at this beautiful estate. Set your special occasion to spectacular scenery with contemporary comforts. It combines the rustic beauty of countryside living with modern convenience, setting the scene for an event everyone will remember. Let them help you make memories of a lifetime so book now.

Facilities and Capacity

This 10,000 square foot space offers the perfect combination of country and elegance. For your ceremony, you can use The Pavilion’s rear garden, which provides a picturesque setting by saying “I do” beneath the elegant pergola. You have the opportunity to get ready in their Bride’s Retreat, which is a 700 square foot loft that can accommodate you and your attendants. They also offer a Groom’s Room. Guests can enter through large, wooden double doors to the climate controlled reception area called The Pavilion. They are greeted with the glow of four shining chandeliers. At the far end, there is a 34 foot wood-burning fireplace made of Tennessee field stone. It is topped with a wooden mantel--a beam from the 1800’s that has been reclaimed from the original home that once stood on the property. The red barn stretches to a 34 foot gambrel roof. This space is 60 by 75 feet and can accommodate 50 to 275 guests along with room for dancing. Behind The Pavilion, guests can mingle during cocktail hour on the patio, complete with a gas fire pit and wall for seating. This space is situated to one side of the 112 acre property and overlooks rolling pastures and a grove of North Carolina’s tall pine trees. It provides a serene country backdrop on your wedding day.

Services Offered

When booking The Pavilion, you will receive an experienced team of planners that will help you bring your wedding vision to life. They work with an amazing team of wedding vendors and event vendor professionals, including photographers, caterers, music DJs and more. You can select one of their many vendors from their preferred list to use for your big day. Their other wedding event services include the following:

  • Bridal suite and Grooms room for you to get ready in beforehand
  • Event planning with their highly qualified team of coordinators and venue managers
  • Event rentals including tables and chairs

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    Our Wedding Day

    We absolutely loved our wedding at the Pavilion! It was such a beautiful venue, and offered a little bit of everything. From the beautiful barn to the elegant chandeliers, we could not have imagined our day looking more perfect. The bridal suite was amazing and so spacious, it was perfect for my bridesmaids and flower girls. We absolutely recommend The Pavilion at Carriage Farm for anyone thinking about hosting their wedding here!
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    Amazing venue

    Alyson and Marti are so helpful in making sure your special day is perfect. The venue is absolutely gorgeous with whatever colors you choose. The space is so perfect for a wedding or any event. I would definitely choose this venue again!
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Marti Leone
Marti Leone

Marti was born and raised in Raleigh, NC and practiced real estate from 1989 to 2001. She and her husband, Kirk have been married since 1992 and have 2 children. Marti and her husband designed and built the Pavilion in 2016, and it opened for it’s first wedding in April 2017! In her spare time, Marti enjoys spending time horseback riding, gardening, or vacationing with her family at the beach!

Alyson McKinney
Alyson McKinney
Venue Manager

Alyson started her career in event mangement in Raleigh, NC after graduating from NC State University. She quickly fell in love with the wedding industry after having the opportunity to help plan some of her friends weddings! She joined the Pavilion team as a Venue Manager shortly after the venue opened in 2017 and has since expanded in to the role of Marketing & Venue Coordinator. In her free time you can find Alyson spending time at the lake or in the mountains!


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