We fell in love in Chapel Hill, so it holds a special place in our hearts. As wedding photographers, we also love the venues in this charming city. For your wedding, you want a venue that gives you and your guests an unforgettable experience. The outdoor venues in Chapel Hill offer the space and natural beauty to make your wedding experience great.
Below are some of our favorite venues in Chapel Hill, NC. They offer clean design, well thought-out details, and the amenities you need to make sure your wedding looks and feels exactly like you want it. Let us know if you have any questions!
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This historic dairy farm is a beautiful spot for a wedding. If the grounds don't get you, the charming belted cows definitely will! The wedding team at the Fearrington House work with the restaurants within the village to make sure your whole wedding experience is exceptional. The space can accommodate up to 500 guests and there are 32 guest rooms at the Inn for those coming in from out of town. Investment starts at $1000.
A farm venue with a beautiful lawn and mansion fit for those who love the Southern classic feel, Merry Hill is such a pretty hidden gem of a venue. Get ready in the main house, hold your ceremony by the small pond surrounded by some of the peacocks that call the farm home, and then dance the night away under a tented reception. Investment starts at $3700.
Founded by the Pendola family, the Old Lystra Inn's philosophy is to allow you to have the wedding that you want to design! The grounds are beautiful, but they leave it mostly as a blank canvas for you to let your creative desires shine. 250 guests can join you and you're able to use the property for up to 14 hours on your day! Investment starts at $5500.
Definitely one of the most elegant venues that Chapel Hill has to offer, the Carolina Inn is located on UNC's campus for all of our Tar Heel couples. The four diamond property offers 185 guest rooms for those having a destination wedding or who have many out of town guests, and also has seven luxury suites that you can choose from! We love that you'll be able to take classic portraits right on UNC"s campus. Investment starts at $3000.
Perfect for intimate weddings, this venue can accommodate up to 100 close friends and family. Originally a chapel built in 1887, it was restored just a few years ago and has a bridal suite on grounds so that you can get ready there. Ceremonies can take place outside on the terrace space and your reception can be held under string lights on long farm tables. So romantic! Investment starts at $4000.
A small farm with goats and chickens, this venue can accommodate up to 150 guests and has both covered and uncovered outdoor ceremony spots! You can get ready for the day downstairs in the guest house. Several acres of beautifully maintained grounds make for perfect photo backdrops. Investment starts at $5500.
A beautiful farmstead in the heart of Chapel Hill, Rock Quarry has lovely options for both indoor and outdoor ceremony and reception options. The owner's son grows herbs and edible flowers during the off season and makes furniture from wood harvested from the land -- talk about a statement for your home after your wedding day! Up to 300 guests can join you for your wedding day.
This beautiful lavender farm located in Chapel Hill has a historic barn and over 60 acres of forest. It uses sustainable farming practices to grow over 4,000 lavender plants in 9 different varieties, perfect for lavender lovers like Radhika! Up to 250 of your closest guests can be accommodated, and the venue provides many rental options to make your day easy. Investment starts at $12,500.
Based just outside of Chapel Hill in Pittsboro, NC, Forest Hall is situated on over 30 acres of beautiful forest and is located in Chatham Mill, which houses restaurants, a mill, and a dance studio. Featuring large windows and exposed brick, it is operated by a local wedding planning company, Harmony Weddings, so you will be in great hands! Investment starts at $3500.
Located on Wild Flora Farm, a gorgeous flower farm, this 19th century barn is one of our favorites in Chapel Hill. We love that your florist is built into this venue! Featuring a picturesque white barn that sits on 22 acres, the expansive space inside of the barn can comfortably seat up to 250 of your closest family and friends. Investment starts at $2800.
This barn venue is another favorite for all-inclusive weddings in Chapel Hill. Your wedding party, up to 17 people, can even stay here over multiple weekend days in the luxury guest rooms! If the beautiful scenery doesn't get you, the addition of the hot tub, baby grand, over-the-pond gazebo, or games room surely will! The venue can accommodate up to 150 guests.
A small working farm nestled just outside of Chapel Hill in Mebane, NC, this scenic venue is perfect for those who love the outdoors. With their signature pavilion or the pond located on the property, there are plenty of locations on site to choose from for your ceremony and reception. A getting ready suite is included in your package so you can get ready at the venue. 200 guests can be accommodated.