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Raleigh Event Venues

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(New sites added March 2014 and updated on the PDFs for downloading. )

Catering by Design Service Area

Catering by Design caters events all around the Triangle, all the way to Pinehurst and Southern Pines, even as far north as Rocky Mount.

We’ve catered and have permission to cater at the following list of the Greater Raleigh Area venues. These include venues in Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, Cary, Morrisville, Apex, Fuquay Varina, Holly Springs, Garner, Carrboro, RTP, Angier, Wake Forest, Pinehurst, Wendell and Warrenton. There are others too and we will keep updating this list. It is daunting for couples who are new to the area to research all the options in the area, so we put this list together to help you save time.

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Raleigh Event Venues by Name

Raleigh Event Venues Organized by City



Raleigh Event Venues

Catering by Design is a caterer at each of these venues in the greater Raleigh, NC area. We’ve listed the venues here to make it easy for you to locate choice venues for your events.


Catering by Design is a caterer at each of these venues in the greater Raleigh, NC area. We’ve listed the venues here to make it easy for you to locate choice venues for your events.


Raleigh Area Wedding and Other Event Venues in North Carolina
VenueCityContact NumberCapacity
A Step To GoldRaleigh919.781.6868225
All Saints ChapelRaleigh919.755.0971298
American LegionCary919.481.481150-70
Anderson PointRaleigh919.807.846170
Apex Community CenterApex919.249.3402100
Barclay VillaAngier919.639.3700
Bass Lake Retreat CenterHolly Springs919.557.290680-150
Bennett Bunn PlantationZebulon
Bond Park Community CenterCary919.462.397099
Borden BuildingRaleigh919.831.6430100-150
Burning Coal TheatreRaleigh919.834.4001
Cambria SuitesRTP919.361.331110 to 88
Carrboro Century CenterCarrboro919.918.7385200
Chatham Hill WineryRTP919.380.713525 to 156
Comfort Suites RaleighRaleigh919.212.690030-100
Comfort Suites Raleigh Durham Airport/RTPRTP919.474.0203150
Country Inn & Suites Raleigh Durham AirportRTP919.544.1010120
Crenshaw HallWake Forest919.334.6190
Cypress ManorRaleigh919.800.8950
Durant Nature ParkRaleigh919.870.2871200
Durham ArmoryDurham919.560.435520 – 585
Durham Arts CouncilDurham919.560.2787150
Durham Realtors SquareDurham919.403.2117200
Edison Johnson Recreation CenterDurham919.560.427025 – 430
Events At Newton SquareRaleigh919.845.180275-300
Grand Ballroom in RaleighRaleigh919.832.6866
Grand Marquise BallroomGarner919.773.0013400
The Hall & Gardens at LandmarkGarner919.329-7674300 seated
Halle Cultural Arts CenterApex919.249.1120135
Hampton Inn Raleigh Capital BlvdRaleigh919.872.711172
Hampton Inn & Suites Chapel Hill DurhamChapel Hill919.403.870050
Hampton Inn Chapel HillChapel Hill919.683.300020-25
Haywood HallRaleigh919.832.8357100-150
Herbert C. Young Community CenterCary919-460-4965250
Het LandhuisPittsboro919.545.2280100 +
Holly Springs Cultural CenterHolly Springs919.567.400015-150
Homewood Suites by Hilton Durham-Chapel HillDurham919.401.0610125
Homewood Suites by Hilton Raleigh / CaryCary919.466.9045120
Homewood Suites Raleigh-CrabtreeRaleigh919.785.294280-120
Horace Williams HouseChapel Hill919.942.7818 15-30-150
Hotel Sierra – Raleigh Durham AirportMorrisville(919) 942-7818919.388-535520-170
I.R. Holmes Recreation CenterDurham919.560.4444460
JC Raulston ArboretumRaleigh919.513.745725-200
Kildaire Farms ClubCary919.467.4313100
King’s Kompany KabinRaleigh929-961-7050 90+
Lake JohnsonRaleigh919.233.212199
Lake O’ the Woods PlantationWarrenton252.257.1541340
Lake WheelerRaleigh919.662.570430-175
Lighthouse Christian Fdtn/Convention CenterRaleigh919.661.6903800
Lochmere Highlands ClubhouseCary919.233.764080
Magnolia CottageRaleigh919.233.212149
Museum of Life and ScienceDurham919.220.5429 x400
McCowan Magnum HouseDurham919.560.435549
The Mahler (Fine Art Gallery)Raleigh919.896.7503
Marbles Kids MuseumRaleigh919.834.4040
Montague LakeApex919.362.7477 x29100 – 200+
Montfort HallRaleigh919.834.8675125
Museum of HistoryRaleigh919.807.787550 – 500
NC Botanical GardensChapel Hill919.962.0522
One Eleven PlaceCary919.654.5413275
Page Walker HotelCary919.460.4963140
Raleigh City MuseumRaleigh919.996.2220
Raleigh Elks LodgeRaleigh919.787.599080-225
Rand Bryan HouseGarner919.995.1663 100-250
Regency Park AmpitheaterCary919.462.2025450
Rigmore HouseDurham919.933.7177225
Rose Garden Raleigh Little TheatreRaleigh919.821.4579125
Royal Banquet CenterRaleigh919.621.0540200
St. Marks Chapel at MordecaiRaleigh919.857.4362 small
Shady Wagon FarmsNew Hill919.542.7172200
Shriners TempleRaleigh919.848.7972300
Silk Hope Farm Heritage ParkSiler City919.663.0331 big
Sir Walter Ballroom – The Virginia Dare BallroomRaleigh919.832.1300 150
Snipes Farm RetreatChapel Hill919.929.3454120-150+
Spruce Pine LodgeDurham919.560.4355120
St FrancisRaleigh919.847.8205 x 26610-354
Sunset Lake LodgeFuquay Varina919.552.750975
The Cotton CompanyWake Forest919.570.0087200
The Factory / The Mill RoomWake Forest919.453.1839200
The Fair BarnPinehurst910.295.0166450 – 500
The Grand BallroomRaleigh919-832-6866 150
The HayloftMcLeansville336.621.1341 200
The Howard HouseDunn910-892-5453 99 + Up
The Oaks at SalemApex919.387.4158
The SutherlandWake Forest919.795.4366150
Tucker HouseRaleigh919.831.600950 to 100
Velvet Cloak InnRaleigh919.828.0333300
VFWCary919.467.1188300 & 50
W.D. Hill Recreation CenterDurham919.560.4292400
White Deer Park Nature CenterGarner919.661.698270 – 96
White Dove ChapelWendell919.365.9510100

Please call us at (919) 481-2366 to discuss catering for your next event. Or email us at

Let us give you a quote for catering your next party and make it a wonderful, stress free time for you and all your guests.

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Greater Raleigh Corporate Event Venues

Posted in: Catering in Raleigh NC, Raleigh Catering

The Triangle area of North Carolina has tremendous resources for corporate events. Historic sites. Museums. Farms. Parks. Lakes. There are event venues of every size, price and location. Catering by Design has provided this list to make it easy for you to find event venues where Catering by Design can cater your event.

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Catering by Design is a caterer at each of these venues, listed here to make it easy for corporate event planners to locate choice venues for their events in the greater Raleigh area. Please call us at (919) 481-2366 to discuss catering for your next event. We’d love to cater your corporate event, business meeting or party.


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Catering Raleigh!

Posted in: Catering in Raleigh NC, Raleigh Catering, Raleigh Catering Services, Raleigh Wedding Venues, Wedding Catering Raleigh
The North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh is a wonderful setting for a wedding, and also the site of the NC Sports Hall of Fame whose Annual Awards Ceremony we catered in 2011

Catering by Design is a preferred vendor at The North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh, a wonderful setting for a wedding.

Catering by Design loves catering in Raleigh.

We regularly cater all around the Raleigh area. We were delighted to be asked to cater the Annual Awards event of the NC Sports Hall of  Fame at the North Carolina Museum of History this spring, and also to sponsor an after hours event with the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce, hosted at Exhibit Resources in Raleigh, near Brier Creek.

Here are just a few of the main Raleigh venues where Catering by Design is an approved catering company:

Catering by Design in Raleigh's NC Museum of History with the Museum Events Director and the Executive Director of the NC Sports Hall of Fame
Catering by Design in Raleigh’s NC Museum of History with the Museum Events Director and the Executive Director of the NC Sports Hall of Fame

For a list of most of the Raleigh event venues where Catering by Design is an approved catering vendor, visit this Event Venue list we maintain for our customers.

Catering by Design loves catering in Raleigh! And Raleigh loves catering by Catering by Design!

We’re Catering by Design and we’re one of the top caterers in the Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill area of North Carolina.

Call us for your next event. (919) 481-2366. Find out why our customers tell us they love us.

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Holiday Catering Menus

Posted in: Raleigh Catering

The holiday season is here! You’re looking for holiday menus for work or your friends or your business networking group.

Let us help you figure out what your best deal is. We start with what you’re looking for and your budget, and we work with you to get what you want for the price you’re looking for.  There’s lots of choices we can work with, to make it more elegant, or more affordable, or both, elegant and affordable.

And if you’d like to order our special holiday luncheon menu for your event, here’s the menu right here! You just can’t beat the price either.

Choice of Salad: (Pick One)

Baby Green Salad with Fresh Strawberries

Feta Cheese and Citrus Vinaigrette

Seasonal Green Salad with Dried Cranberries

Walnuts and Raspberry Vinaigrette

Choice of Entrée: (Pick One)

Slow Roasted Turkey with Homemade Gravy

Chicken Breast Stuffed with Portobellos, Sundried Tomatoes

Vermont White Cheddar

Virginia Baked Ham with Brown Sugar Glaze

Sides:  (Pick Two)

Cornbread Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans Almandine

Sauté Vegetable Medley, Rosemary Roasted Red Potatoes

Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Chilled Cranberry Sauce

Choice of Dessert: (Pick One)

Apple Pie, Carrot Cake, Chocolate Cake, Cheesecake

Pecan Pie, Assorted Miniature Desserts

Choice of Beverage: (Pick One)

Sparkling Cranberry Punch

Sweetened and Unsweetened Tea


$12.95 Per Person

(For an additional $35 fee we will provide buffet linens, holiday decor and chafing dishes.)

Call today!! (919) 481-2366

Let us make your holiday luncheon a great success!!

Your holiday lunch will include disposable plates, flatware, napkins and cups.

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