The Clayton Center Raleigh Wedding & Reception Venue and More

Posted October 22, 2015
Updated August 25

The Clayton CenterThe Clayton Center, known as a North Carolina Performing Arts Center in North Carolina, provides a historic ambience and small-town charm that can make a unique backdrop for your wedding as both a venue for the event, and/or wedding reception as well.

WRAL Digital Solutions WRAL Digital Solutions Wedding ceremonies are spectacularly impressive when performed in their stately, impeccably restored 1926 auditorium with both history and new technology. The theatrical lighting and fantastic acoustic qualities in the auditorium, combined with two backstage dressing rooms and other amenities, place the spotlight right where it should be – on the bride and groom, making your day as easy as possible.

The Clayton Center's most popular reception space is the 4,000-square-foot Lobby Gallery in Clayton, N.C. – just a short drive from Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Apex and other locations in the Triangle. With its exposed antique brick, atrium-like openness and overhead terraces, the Lobby is the perfect space for mingling, dancing and drinking for up to 350 people.

Couples searching for a distinctive and affordable location for both their wedding ceremony and reception will find The Clayton Center an attractive alternative to other wedding venues throughout the Triangle and Raleigh areas. As a built-in bonus, the main floor of the Lobby features high quality, local art exhibits to complement your décor and add to your guests’ experience.

There are no required vendor or catering restrictions at The Clayton Center, and their experienced servers and staff will work with you to ensure that this day is uniquely yours and yours alone. Both local and out-of-town couples have found The Clayton Center to be one of the top values and most ideal venues to celebrate their wedding. Contact for availability and wedding package pricing by calling 919-553-3152 or visiting their website.