Wedding Events at The Durham
Show your guests the best of downtown Durham with group accommodations within walking distance of all downtown wedding venues, bars, restaurants, and theaters.
Wedding Venue Spaces
With its unbeatable views of downtown Durham, the Roof is our most desired space. There are three flexible areas providing guests a truly memorable experience – the open-air “patio,” covered seating (can be enclosed and heated), and our indoor bar. An event on the Roof is like no other and includes use of our bespoke furniture including saddle leather chairs, solid wood tables, and custom soft seating furniture.
Capacity: 50 seated, 125 reception style
Perfect for: Daytime ceremonies and receptions, showers, and brunch.
The Restaurant at The Durham – with its stunning two-story windows, custom geometric carpet inspired by Anni Albers, chandeliers designed by Robert Lewis, mural by Chapel Hill artist Antoine Williams, patio perched above a cobblestone alley, and original curvilinear mezzanine balcony overlooking the space – is a beautiful space for the most important of celebrations.
Capacity: 100 seated, 125 reception style
Perfect for: Receptions, rehearsal dinners, and brunches.
Private Dining – Mezzanine Room
With abundant natural light, floor-to-ceiling windows, access to our Mezzanine balcony, and customized catering by The Durham – the second-floor Mezzanine private dining room is perfect for an intimate gathering of friends and family.
Perfect for: Cocktail receptions, rehearsal dinners, farewell brunches, and wedding showers.
Starting at: $1,500 food & beverage minimum (excluding tax and service charges)
The Durham’s most desired suite, located on the hotel rooftop, features a private terrace and incredible view of downtown. A spacious living room, butler bar, double vanity bathroom with natural lighting, and secluded bedroom make the Penthouse a one-of-a-kind suite.
Capacity: 8 Inside / 20 Weather Dependent – Sleeps 2
Perfect for: Getting ready with the wedding party, a retreat for the couple
Show your guests the best of downtown Durham with group accommodations within walking distance of all downtown wedding venues, bars, restaurants, and theaters. With modern interiors, local collaborations, and personalized service, rooms at The Durham are designed to be warm and inviting. Your guests can choose sprawling suites or roomy king and double rooms and will find thoughtful touches and a residential feel, making them feel right at home.
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