• Planning & Event Coordination
  • Officiants
  • Apparel, Accessories, & Jewelry
  • Baraat
  • Catering
  • Decorators & Florists
  • Decor, Props, & Rentals
  • Dessert
  • Drapery & Styling
  • Entertainment
  • Hair & Makeup
  • Mehndi
  • Photographer & Videographer
  • Tailors
  • Venues
  • Favors & Stationery

We invite you to be our guest and experience the charm and elegance of the Merrimon-Wynne House, downtown Raleigh’s premier wedding and special events venue.

Built in 1876, the Merrimon-Wynne House has been carefully restored to its original grandeur. In addition to the picturesque building, the Merrimon-Wynne House has expansive, beautifully maintained grounds, located in the heart of historic downtown Raleigh. It sits on the birth site of Dr. Jane McKimmon, and is only a few doors away from the Governor’s Mansion.

Whether you’re planning an intimate gathering, an exquisite wedding, a corporate function, a holiday party or a styled shoot, the Merrimon-Wynne House and grounds are yours to fill with guests and loved ones for any celebration.

Q Rental of the Merrimon-Wynne House includes:

- Complete use of the house and the beautifully landscaped grounds beginning at 10 AM. Please reach out for early arrival pricing information.

- Large bridal preparation suite with ample natural light that includes a steamer, sparkling wine, coffee, water and orange juice provided upon arrival.

- Groom's preparation room which includes a mini fridge stocked with assorted beer and soft drinks

- An on-site ceremony rehearsal 1-2 days prior to your wedding

- Separate ceremony and reception spaces

- Ceremony back up plans are available for inclement weather

- 200 ceremony/reception chairs

- 20 adjustable high top tables

- (20) Eight-foot tables for guest seating

- Three white wooden bar fronts

- Lawn games including cornhole, bocce ball, giant jenga

- Access to Merrimon-Wynne logos and other artwork

Q Grounds

- The Merrimon-Wynne House is over 5,000 square feet and the grounds cover almost an acre in the heart of downtown Raleigh

- There is ample parking available for events

- Due to the historic nature of the property and the liability policy, all alcohol must be controlled and therefore purchased through the Merrimon-Wynne House. Absolutely no off-site alcohol is permitted.

- The Merrimon-Wynne offers a variety of bar packages

- It is required that all events conclude no later than 11:00 PM and break down by midnight

- Renters are required to use a caterer and wedding coordinator from our preferred vendors list

Q Max Capacity

200 people.

Q Baraat

Permit required.

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Additional Details

  • Guest Parking:Yes
  • Outside Catering Allowed:Yes