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The Maxwell | Raleigh Wedding Venue

An Elegant, Modern Wedding Venue in Raleigh, NC

Outdoor patio at the Maxwell Raleigh wedding venue

You might like this wedding venue if:

  • You want a “clean slate” venue for your decor
  • You love a modern style
  • You want both indoor and outdoor options
  • You want luxury & convenience for your guests

Wedding reception at the Maxwell Raleigh

The Maxwell Wedding Venue

The Maxwell is a wedding venue where old-world elegance meets modern design. French gas lanterns, ivy walls, and a large fireplace give the Maxwell some of its charm. White walls and large floor plans create a clean slate that can be crafted to suit a wide variety of décor styles. Located less than four miles from Downtown Raleigh, it is also a convenient location for guests.

The Maxwell features ample indoor and outdoor spaces, making it a perfect location in any season and in any weather. The outdoor lawn and patio are popular options for ceremonies, cocktail hours, and portraits. For those looking to have the full day inside (or in the case of poor weather) two large indoor spaces work together seamlessly for the wedding ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception.

The Maxwell is perfect for any bride looking for modern luxury and the ease of convenience for  her guests. 

Indian wedding reception at the Maxwell Raleigh, NC

Key Features and Cost of the Maxwell

The Maxwell can serve weddings of up to 290 guests, making it suitable for all but the largest of weddings. It features an in-house bar with a wide variety of wines, beers, and cocktails, and one private suite with complimentary coffee and champagne, perfect for a relaxing, fun morning getting ready with the girls. On site parking makes logistics a breeze for guests.

According to the Maxwell’s website in November 2023, rental rates range from $7,000-$10,500 depending on the date, with additional bar minimums. 

Quick facts about the Maxwell

  • Capacity: 290 guests
  • One bridal suite
  • In-house bar service
  • Rental rates begin at $7,000 (according to website Nov 2023)
  • On-site parking
  • Less than four miles from Downtown Raleigh

Bride and groom portrait at the Maxwell Raleigh wedding venue

The images featured today are from the Maxwell’s Fall Wine Tasting and Rentals Showcase Night and from a recent wedding. To see more highlights from and vendor information from both of these events, please visit the following blog posts:

To learn about other top venues in the area check out: 10 Amazing Wedding Venues Near Raleigh, NC

Outdoor patio at the Maxwell Raleigh, NC wedding venue

Wedding party on the lawn of the Maxwell wedding venue
Outdoor patio at night at the Maxwell wedding venue in Raleigh, NC

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I'm Megan, a wedding photographer based in Raleigh, NC who is obsessed with telling love stories through the art of photography. I'd love the chance to tell your unique love story, too!

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