Historic Charm Meets Modern Elegance 128 South located in downtown Wilmington, North Carolina, sits on the edge of Cape Fear River. Recent renovations have created a wedding venue exuding historic elegance with pleasing modern amenities. Tasteful indoor and outdoor event spaces offer stunning options for both your ceremony and wedding reception.
An open and flexible floor plan will conform to your unique wedding event. The venue has a second-floor mezzanine, which provides a lovely spot for photos as well as an ideal space for your guests to spread out a little. This indoor area will accommodate up to 185 guests for a cocktail reception, 175 guests for a banquet reception and 145 guess for a seated dinner.
128 South River View Deck The view of the Lower Cape Fear River is the focal point of the outdoor deck. A frame tent over the deck can provide shelter from the sun and rain. The space is large enough to accommodate a ceremony, cocktail hour or reception with dancing.
Planning flawless weddings is a specialty at 128 South. The event planners enjoy consulting with brides and grooms to learn about their unique wishes and desires.
The venue will set up 100 ceremony chairs for your event. Reception amenities include round, rectangular and bistro tables and 100 mahogany Chiavari chairs. The team will set the tables with plates, glassware, flatware and paper dinner napkins.
In-house catering is provided for wedding receptions. The culinary team will help you plan exactly the reception menu you wish from casual to formal. Cocktail hour can include passed appetizers as well as stations. You also have your choice of buffet or plated dinner menus. Several buffet packages are available, including The Charleston Touch and The Airlie Road, each of which include appetizers, entrees and sides. The plated dinners include appetizers, soup or salad, entrees, starches and vegetables.
Bar service packages are also available for your wedding. Inclusive hosted bar packages include your choice of house or premium liquor brands, beer and wine and craft beer. The venue does not serve martinis or shots. Coffee service and non-alcoholic beverage service is also available.
When you have dreams and ideas for your wedding, the event staff at 128 South can help make them happen. The staff is happy to receive your special requests. Enhancements are also available to add to your wedding package.