An elegant wedding and events venue in
Downtown Cary, North Carolina.

We provide the setting and expertise to make your wedding or special event effortlessly beautiful.

Conveniently nestled in the heart of Downtown Cary is a manor that serves as a serene backdrop to your picturesque wedding or special event. You can dance in the Grand Ballroom, meander the garden oasis, or explore the stately house. This versatile indoor/outdoor space is coupled with concierge service that values flexible ease, vendor choice, and professional experience to make your special event effortlessly beautiful. Contact Us Today! Located in Cary, North Carolina.

What Sets Us Apart

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Wedding Coordinator /
Event Director

Our full wedding packages include an onsite wedding coordinator, who will guide and assist you to execute your desired event. This includes meetings towards the end of the planning process, availability leading up to the wedding, and a hands-on point of contact on the day of. Our goal is to take the tedious work and worry off of your hands so you can enjoy your big day.

For Special Events, the package includes an onsite Event Director to assist your event to success.

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Space Versatility

Between the house, the Grand Ballroom, the manicured lawn, and the spacious terrace, there is ample flexibility to customize your event. Whether you're going big or staying intimate, The Matthews House has enough indoor and outdoor space to accommodate a variety of needs.

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We're Fully Stocked to Cover Your Bases

We have onsite event basics (tables, chairs, linens, etc) and upgrades (decor, tableware, etc.), so you can focus on what you love. If there's something specific you need for your event, we can point you in the right direction.

Over the last two decades, The Matthews House has been a cornerstone in Downtown Cary, transforming inspired ideas to elegant events.


Step into Hearsay, a Cocktail Bar hidden in Downtown Cary’s The Matthews House

Enjoy classic cocktails, charcuterie and conversation in the stately rooms and manicured gardens of The Matthews House CARY, NC — April 17, 2024.  HEARSAY, a new downtown Cary cocktail bar, will be serving classic and signature cocktails, beer, wine, and charcuterie in the serene setting of The Matthews House. The Matthews House has always wanted to […]


Winter Wedding Showcase

Recently engaged or in the midst of planning your big day? Let us help! Join The Matthews House along with some of our favorite vendors as we showcase our beautiful venue at our annual Winter Showcase. There will be music, beautiful floral designs ,a selection from our bar program, delicious food from Southern Harvest Catering […]

Wine Pairing Dinner at Prohibitive

Purchase Tickets HERE! Join us for a Wine Paring Dinner presented by Prohibitive Cary, Chatham Street Wine Market and Authentique Vin! Explore classically French wines paired with modern twist on French cuisine at The Matthews House in downtown Cary. You’ll be guided through the wine selections by industry experts while enjoying an inventive chef curated […]

Valentine’s at Prohibitive

Tickets Here Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a special 4-course prix fixe Menu with complimentary prosecco and chocolate covered strawberries. $80 per guest. Settle in for a romantic evening at Prohibitive, located with in The Matthews House in Downtown Cary. You will be greeted with a glass of Prosecco and taken to your table. A musican […]

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When is the Best Wedding Season

While planning a wedding, we consider a lot of things but often focus more on the budget, location, food to serve, and who to invite. The wedding date, however, proves to be equally important, if not more important, and should be the first point to decide on in your wedding planning process. The season you […]

Je T’adore Wedding Open House- 1/15/23

Come and enjoy a winter afternoon, in a beautiful venue with some of the best wedding professionals in North Carolina. Explore The Matthews House Wedding Venue. Meet with local wedding vendors who can help bring your wedding vision to life! Register Here :

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Finding The Right Type of Wedding Venue!

Everyone who has planned a wedding knows that there are a lot of things to consider. Some details like having glamorous flowers, a colorful cake, or wearing designer suits are completely optional. However, there is one vital element that you can’t skip – a venue. Here in Raleigh and Cary, NC there are lots of […]

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Outdoor Wedding Tips & Tricks

Are you planning an outdoor wedding? When considering an outdoor wedding, there are a few key dos and don’ts that you should consider. We have developed a list of important tips to help you plan a successful outdoor wedding. First, let’s review the benefits of having an outdoor wedding. More couples are opting for outdoor […]

Wedding Venue at The Matthews House for your special day!

Why Pick The Matthews House as Your Venue

When it comes to special events and wedding venues in Raleigh and Durham, no place beats The Matthews House. Boasting a serene backdrop, conveniently located in downtown Cary, neatly manicured lawns, and ready-to-use indoor/outdoor venues any event is guaranteed to be memorable.  Many clients have hosted weddings, anniversaries, conferences, graduation parties, corporate meetings, baby showers, […]

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What is a Rehearsal Dinner?

Rehearsal dinners are a time for friends and family to come together before a wedding to plan how everything will work, shake off jitters, and get the party started by honoring the bride’s closest and most distinguished guests and groom. The Matthews House is a fantastic place to consider if you are looking for a […]

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