Wedding Planning in Raleigh, North Carolina

There are countless wedding venues to choose from in Raleigh, North Carolina—but there are a few that stand out among the rest. From an enchanting evening on the grounds at the The Merrimon-Wynne House to a modern and chic evening ceremony at the 21c Museum Hotel, there is something for everyone. Kelley Event + Design can help you determine the ideal venue for your wedding in the Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill areas. Let us handle the details so you can sit back, relax, and enjoy your special day. We’ll take care of all that’s behind the scenes, so all you have do is say “I do.”

Full Wedding Planning Package

Quite often couples feel completely overwhelmed with the daunting task of planning a wedding. We understand it can be scary to share the reigns with someone else—but you won’t regret it. This is your day, and we will do everything in our power to make it custom to your personalities and visions. Starting off the process with a wedding planner will help put your mind at ease. Throughout our time together, we will provide you with all the tools you’ll need to be able to plan for your wedding—and enjoy your engagement.

We will handle each detail and task along the way to ensure your wedding planning is flawless and relaxing. Whether it’s scouting Raleigh wedding venues, curating precise timelines, or vetting the leading furnishings, florals, and lighting rentals, we focus on creativity and innovation while also remaining diligent about developing a seamless event flow. From budget management, vendor referrals and negotiations, to detail tracking and extensive timeline and floor plan creation, we’re here to be your guide, organizer, and right hand so you’re able to enjoy every step of the process.

Across your wedding weekend, Kelley Event + Design will ensure the logistics unfold as planned so you’re left to simply enjoy your significant other and loved ones. From the simple details of sorting seating cards, overseeing set-up of the Raleigh area venue and vendors, to making sure you, your fiancé, and wedding party are prompt and in the right location, we take the stress off your shoulders and troubleshoot as needed. We organize and execute your wedding so you focus on hosting your guests.

Our wedding planning services include (but are not limited to):

  • Unlimited consultations via phone, email, and face-to-face
  • Assistance with finding a wedding ceremony location and reception venue
  • Menu design and scheduling of food tastings
  • Helping with establishing a style for your wedding
  • Assistance with setting and keeping a budget
  • Research of vendors to match your unique style
  • Scheduling and attending vendor meetings
  • Negotiation of all vendor contracts
  • Research of accommodations for out-of-town guests
  • Creation and management of wedding planning timeline
  • Creation of wedding day schedule for you, your family, and all vendors
  • Assistance with invitation and wedding etiquette
  • Coordination and ordering of rentals and linens
  • Organization and coordination of ceremony rehearsal
  • Full onsite assistance at ceremony and reception
  • Delivery of the final payments to your vendors

Raleigh, Durham & Chapel Hill Wedding Venues

We understand the significance of selecting the perfect location, which is why Kelley Event + Design is with you every step of the way while scouting wedding venues in The Triangle. Your venue dictates the size of the function, the décor, and sometimes even the attire! Luckily, there are a multitude of beautiful wedding venue options in Raleigh that can appease any style.

Merrimon-Wynne House

If you’re looking for classic southern charm, The Merrimon-Wynne House is the perfect choice for your wedding venue. Built in 1876, the house has been restored to its original grandeur, featuring expansive, beautifully maintained grounds. The space is over 5,000 square feet, and couples have complete use of the house and grounds, which cover almost an acre of land. The Merrimon-Wynne House and grounds is the ideal venue in Raleigh for your upcoming wedding celebration.

The Stockroom at 230

The Stockroom at 230 is a unique, urban wedding venue located on Fayetteville Street in the heart of downtown Raleigh. Hold your wedding at this enchanting venue for a night that is truly one to remember. If you are searching for a rustic setting with a relaxed atmosphere to share your vows, the The Stockroom at 230 will exceed your expectations.

The Cotton Room

Your wedding is the most important day of your life, which means you need a venue that you will daydream about for many years to come. That venue is The Cotton Room. Exposed brick, ceiling to floor windows, and timeless architecture are only a few of the attributes that make The Cotton Room one of the most sought after wedding venues in Durham. Your guests won’t be able to stop talking about your “storybook” wedding.

21c Museum Hotel

This is your special day. Whether you are envisioning a lavish wedding ceremony and reception for 180 guests or are looking to have a more intimate affair, 21c Museum Hotel is a magnificent choice. With its modern charm, the 21c is the premier wedding venue in Durham that is sure to impress your guests.

Wedding Planning in Raleigh, Durham & Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Kelley Event + Design is a distinct wedding planning firm based in Charlotte, North Carolina, serving the Raleigh area. We are dedicated to creating bespoke experiences of the highest quality. We believe in a tailored and collaborative approach with each client, and our boutique sensibility allows for a greater attention to detail and specialized attention throughout the planning process. We will discuss your design, planning, and coordination needs, as well as your budget requirements. We will work together to customize a level of service that is ideal for you.

Every event we plan is unique—contact us to receive a custom wedding planning proposal for your special day in Raleigh.

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