Three reasons to host your wedding at Raleigh’s Best-Kept Secret, The Glenwood

The Glenwood is the most perfect wedding venue in the Raleigh area and boasts an intimate ceremony garden quietly and beautifully nestled in the woods, a well-appointed ballroom, spacious cocktail lounges and exquisite farm-to-table cuisine by renowned caterer, Irregardless Cafe and Catering – conveniently located in Raleigh’s Crabtree Valley area. What every couple is in search for on their wedding day, they will find at The Glenwood.

1 – Graceful, Versatile and Affordable – Surrounded by acres of woodland, The Glenwood is an inviting and versatile wedding venue for ceremonies small or large, rustic or formal. The outdoor ceremony amphitheater located behind The Glenwood, is unparalleled. In the case of inclement weather, The Glenwood offers a variety of indoor climate controlled options as back up. Large and small reception rooms comfortably accommodate groups of 10 to 220 guests for seated dinning, with custom lighting and stunning décor options. The Glenwood is also affordable with reasonable pricing. The facility rental fee includes tables, chairs, china, cutlery and glassware – an additional charge at most other venues. The Glenwood’s professional Event Planners provide a wealth of knowledge and creativity as they guide brides and grooms through the planning process. They intimately understand the personal nature of each wedding and how each reception reflects the uniqueness of the bridal couple. Know that you will be able to relax and enjoy your wedding with The Glenwood’s professional team ensuring that each couple’s wedding vision is seamlessly achieved.

Bride in the Ceremonial Garden


2 – Exquisite Farm to Table Cuisine
Exquisite Farm to Table Cuisine: You can trust the Chefs at Irregardless Cafe & Catering – one of Raleigh’s oldest and most loved restaurants and caterers – to serve you and your guests delicious, hand-crafted menus freshly prepared on-site in The Glenwood’s gourmet kitchen.

Founded in 1975, The Irregardless Cafe & Catering is a pioneer of Farm-to-Table cuisine, specializing in menus for gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan guests. Sourcing local produce whenever possible – much from it’s own organic ‘Well Fed Community Garden’ – the menus include the full spectrum of options including beef, lamb, pork, duck, poultry and seafood. Not only has Irregardless Cafe & Catering historically been a prominent player in the fine dining scene of Raleigh and at their event venue, The Glenwood, it also caters at over two dozen wedding venues around the Triangle. Think of The Glenwood and Irregardless Cafe & Catering to host and cater your Rehearsal Dinner, Engagement Party, Showers and After Wedding Brunch.

3 – Conveniently located inside-the-beltline in Raleigh
Just minutes from downtown and a 1/2 mile from a dozen hotels – The Glenwood can be reached easily from anywhere in the Triangle just off the I-440 beltline at the Glenwood Avenue and Highway 70 exit at Crabtree Valley Shopping Mall. The Glenwood offers 120 on-site parking spaces, as well as street parking and evening parking in adjacent lots. Hotel shuttle buses travel to and from The Glenwood as requested and all venue spaces are handicap accessible – inside and out.

Come discover why The Glenwood is the perfect place for your wedding ceremony and reception. Simply schedule a personal tour with a member on our Venue & Catering team or us online to learn more.