Greensboro Wedding Reception
When it’s time to celebrate the happiest day of your life, will you relax with your family and friends in a colorful garden or do you plan to host an elegant affair at a charming Southern plantation? Greensboro has dozens of options for your wedding reception, including both outdoor and indoor venues.
Consider the number of guests you’re expecting, your event needs, and decide if you would like to hold your ceremony at the same location as your wedding reception before searching for the perfect venue. Here are a few popular reception sites for Greensboro brides:
Greensboro Wedding Reception Venue: Blandwood Carriage House
The historic Blandwood Mansion provides an elegant backdrop for your wedding reception. The two level Carriage House can accommodate a total of 325 guests – 150 in the ground level ballroom and 175 in the lower level dining room that includes a kitchen for your choice of licensed and insured caterers. Rental includes 200 chairs, eleven round tables, and an assortment of rectangular tables. Rates are $1500 on Saturdays, $1200 on Sunday, or $1300 on Friday. Outdoor ceremony sites with majestic southern oaks are available for an additional $250.
Greensboro Wedding Reception Venue: Marshall Art Gallery
Featuring modern art by local Greensboro artists, Marshall Art Gallery is the perfect setting for a contemporary wedding reception. The facility is available after 5pm for $400 during the weekend ($200 on weekdays), and the rental includes five hours of usage, a Muzak system, a six foot banquet table, two five foot tables, and ten chairs. Limited kitchen facilities are available (no stove). Any licensed and insured caterer can provide food for your event, but the gallery recommends a couple of preferred vendors.
Greensboro Wedding Reception Venue: Kress Terrace
In the heart of downtown Greensboro, Kress Terrace offers a unique setting on the rooftop of the historic Kress Building. The interior banquet hall and adjoining outdoor terrace can accommodate a total of 300 guests. Two timeframes are available – either during the day from 8:30am until 3:30pm ($360 to $600), or in the evening from 4:00pm until 11:00pm (midnight on weekends; $560 to $2000).
Greensboro Wedding Reception Venue: The Greensboro Arboretum
The Greensboro Arboretum offers a unique setting for outdoor wedding receptions as well, featuring a quaint garden gazebo that is ideal for ceremonies. If you’re looking for an affordable and casual outdoor venue for your wedding reception, consider holding your event at one of Greensboro’s city parks.
Blandwood Carriage House http://www.blandwood.org/
Marshall Art Gallery http://www.marshallartco.com/
Kress Terrace http://kressterrace.com/