Engagement season is just around the corner, which means wedding planning time is coming soon too! Anyone planning a wedding in North Carolina and honestly anywhere, knows finding the right wedding vendors is hard. It’s not just about getting the job done; it’s about how well your wedding vendor team connects with you and your vision for the wedding day. It’s just as much about the relationship as it is the product. There is no better feeling than knowing that your wedding vendors have your back. If you are getting married in North Carolina, keep reading to find some of the best North Carolina wedding vendors located in Raleigh and all over the state.
So, with the endless options out there of North Carolina wedding planners, wedding venues in Raleigh, amazing wedding florists in North Carolina, etc. how do you know which wedding vendors to choose? Well, we work with some of the best wedding professionals in Raleigh. We recently hosted an open house at a Downtown Raleigh wedding venue, The Cannon Room Raleigh, where we connected with similar and talented North Carolina wedding vendors. Working with them to coordinate this event was a literal DREAM. And that’s why we are writing this to you today: so that you don’t miss out on meeting the best venues, planners, caterers, bakers, and florists in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Here’s who you need to meet while planning your special day:
Okay, where do we even begin? The Gathering Co. is literally the best event planning company in Raleigh, North Carolina we’ve had the honor of working with. They are expert wedding planners and coordinators in Raleigh and the triangle area; you can bet that anything they’re a part of will be truly amazing. From the wedding planning process to the intricate wedding design details, The Gathering Co. will make sure your day is the greatest! They offer services for full wedding planning, design & coordination, event management, and elopements. If you are looking for NC wedding packages all inclusive, 10/10 recommend this group of wedding planners in Raleigh for your special day!
Take a look at this stunning design they did for the open house at Cannon Room Raleigh:
Wedded Kiss is an amazing group of North Carolina hair and make-up artists that are ready to get you looking fresh on your wedding day! They offer a variety of beauty services such as wedding hair, makeup, and full bridal party packages. You don’t want to miss this awesome beauty team in Raleigh and the Triangle area and what they have to offer!
Artistic. Creative. Unique. Refined & Sculptural. These are just a few words to describe the vibe of this North Carolina wedding florist, Mood Fleuriste. This florist studio located in Raleigh-Durham creates the most unique and artful arrangements for their clients. From flowers to candles to napkins to name cards, Mood Fleuriste can help you design the perfect modern wedding (And obviously if you need wedding flowers only, they’ve got your back). Don’t miss out on the chance to work with this amazing wedding florist in Raleigh for your wedding day!
You just got married to the love of your life. You’re sitting at a long table on the 12th floor of a vintage building in a Downtown Raleigh wedding venue. The sun is setting and making the room glow. You’re chatting and drinking too much wine with your close friends & family. Everyone is cozy & having a romantic evening. This is the exact vibe that the Cannon Room Raleigh gives off.
One of the few wedding venues in Downtown Raleigh that is located sky high, this venue is on the top floor of the Capital Club building. Cannon Room Raleigh is a timeless, artistic, ballroom-style event space and wedding venue in Raleigh full of possibilities.
Perfect for intimate weddings in North Carolina and special events, this is one of the few wedding venues in North Carolina that offer a cozy space with stunning city views. The main room is brightened by natural light from all the windows. Since you’re on the 12th floor, you can’t really hear the busy Downtown Raleigh streets below you. This one of the most unique North Carolina wedding venues and it is the perfect space for a couple that wants to have a downtown wedding in Raleigh. Come on, aren’t these views perfect? How amazing!
If you’re looking for wedding venues in Raleigh, Cannon Room Raleigh may be your dream wedding venue. You won’t be disappointed!
Okay, full disclosure time. Food is very important at weddings. Whenever we attend a wedding, having a top-quality meal is a big plus. It elevates the entire wedding experience. So, if you’re looking for a wedding catering group in North Carolina that can provide high-quality cuisine at an affordable price, Rocky Top Catering in Raleigh, NC is your choice! They provide some of the best wedding dishes we’ve ever had at weddings here in North Carolina. From chicken & waffles to bacon wrapped barbecue shrimp at weddings, this catering team is one of the best (if not the best) wedding caterers in Raleigh and the Triangle.
There’s something about violin music at weddings that gets you in the romantic-feels! This husband-wife violin and viola duo located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina will make your wedding day literally sound incredible. Servicing weddings in North Carolina from Asheville to Raleigh, Duo Licht can perform the entire soundtrack for your wedding day! If you are looking for wedding musicians, or wedding violinists in North Carolina, we highly recommend Duo Licht.
Okay but who doesn’t love a cute photo booth at weddings??? You get to take fun pictures with your new spouse and immediately have prints to put on your fridge! ZimZoom is the perfect wedding guests entertainment activity while you get your portraits done! It’s important to have fun activities for your guests to do during cocktail hour at weddings. Also, the printed photos from your wedding photo booth will be a reminder of how amazing your wedding day was!
If you are looking for a timeless wedding cake that is equally delicious and visually stunning, or a wedding dessert table that is full of your favorite treats, Sugar Euphoria is one of the best wedding cake bakers in North Carolina
The artistic details on each wedding cake this wedding bakery located in Raleigh makes are intentional and beautiful. From custom wedding cakes to wedding dessert bars, this team has it all. They will make sure every detail of your wedding cake is taken care of! Your wedding cake will be beautiful and delicious, but most of all, it will be unique to you. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to work with them if you are getting married in North Carolina.
Curated Events Raleigh is a Raleigh event rentals company that offers the highest quality event rentals in North Carolina. From bars & shelving, tables & chairs, dance floors, lighting, event decor rentals in Raleigh and the Triangle; this company has almost everything you can think of when it comes to design and wedding decor rentals for North Carolina weddings. Whether you’re looking for folding tables or carefully crafted wedding farm tables, Curated Events has you covered.
Greenhouse Picker Sisters is also one the best North Carolina wedding rentals company you can hire for your weddings in North Carolina. Greenhouse Picker Sisters provides specialty rentals, wedding decor, and event styling for weddings, corporate events, styled shoots, and more. One of our favorite things they offer is their wedding sweetheart packages that include all the wedding decor and setup you need for your sweetheart table including wedding backdrops and arches, table and chairs. They have an online inventory for you to scroll for hours and finding the perfect wedding decor rentals in Raleigh, North Carolina.
The wedding dress shopping experience is one of the most exciting things about wedding planning. With so many bridal shops in Raleigh, White Bridal Boutiques is the wedding dress boutique of your dreams! They help North Carolina brides-to-be find their perfect wedding gowns. They have a curated selection of wedding dresses, making it easy for brides to say YES to the dress! Make your appointment at this beautiful bridal shop in Raleigh, North Carolina and find your dream wedding dress.
From wedding invitation suites to wedding party gifts and wedding favors, Gift Muse will help you with finding paper goods or gifts that you love for your wedding. Wedding favors and paper goods may sometimes be overlooked, but in reality, just as Gift Muse would say “they are an excellent opportunity to show a token of your appreciation to your guests while helping them remember your big day.”
The Hampton Inn & Suites on Glenwood Ave in the heart of Raleigh entertainment district is a great option for when you have family and friends coming out of town. Just a few steps from restaurants and downtown attractions, this location is unmatched for a fun wedding weekend in Raleigh, NC. They offer discounted room blocks, banquet/meeting room space, and a new hospitality suite (available March 23′) to cover all of your wedding weekend accommodations needs. When you book any of their wedding packages, they also offer a complimentary upgrade to a studio suite for the newly-weds upon request. Make sure to check it out and book your or your friends and relatives stay there.
Yes, this is us! We are a wedding photography & videography team based in Raleigh, NC. We had the honor to be the host photographers and videographers at this Cannon Room Raleigh Open House. We capture all the photos featured in this blog just as we have done for many couples getting married in North Carolina!
Our goal as your North Carolina wedding photographers is for you to be fully present in one of the most special days of your life while we take care of capturing your day. If you are reading this, chances are that you are deep in wedding planning and want your story to be told in the most real and authentic way possible. Before we were a photo and video team, we were in your shoes planning our own wedding and being in front of the camera. We know exactly what it feels like giving someone else the power to capture the beautiful wedding you’ve spent months planning!
If you are looking for a wedding photo and video team in Raleigh, NC we would love to hear from you! Get in touch with us.
We hope that this blog is helpful to you as you continue your wedding planning journey. We know for a fact that these North Carolina wedding vendors care about their clients and they want to see you have the best day of your life.
Thank you so much for reading. The best is yet to come!
– Patty + Donny B
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