Events & Parties

Gather at The Matthews House

Photo Credit: Sarah Chung

Special Events

Whether it's a graduation celebration, quinceañera, henna party, wedding/baby shower, tea ceremony, sangeet, birthday party, valiima or memorial service, let The Matthews House host your unique event experience. Find your niche in the cozy rooms of the historic house, serve plated dinners in the 160-capacity Grand Ballroom, enjoy a cocktail while walking the gardens, put a band on our porch, host lawn games by the fountain, or dance the night away under the string light covered patio.

Photo Credit: Arika Jordan Photography

Corporate Events

Whether it's a 20-person luncheon speaking presentation, brainstorming session, classes and workshops, or even just a staff escape from the office, let The Matthews House host your corporate meeting experience. Find your niche in the cozy break out rooms of the historic house, utilize our extensive A/V equipment for an impressive presentation, or treat your guests and clients to our on-site catering for nourishing refreshments.

Special Event Packages

Our party packages start at $350 per hour and include:

12 Hours of Exclusive Access

On the day of your event, enjoy exclusive use of the house, grounds, and ballroom. With such versatility, you have the flexibility to optimize it based on your guests' needs and weather conditions.

Event Attendant

Someone from The Matthews House staff will be on site during your event to assist with the venue.

Tables and Chairs

We have a variety of tables and chairs available for your use. Set up and break down is included.

In-house Linens

Complimentary black linens are available for all of our tables. We can also help coordinate upgraded linens for more options.

Package Upgrades Available

  • Linen upgrade
  • Access to our in-house decor items
  • Overnight stay in the Bridal Suite with continental breakfast

"Hidden jewel in Cary."

—Tim M., Google Review

Vendors

You can bring in your favorite, pre-approved caterer, or use our in-house option, Southern Harvest Catering.

The Matthews House strives to be an inclusive venue, and we want our guests to have the ability to hire vendors to cater to their specific needs. Therefore, we offer flexible options when it comes to vendors. No exclusive lists, just parameters.

Photo Credit: Arika Jordan Photography

Corporate Event Packages

Our corporate packages start at $350 per hour and include:

12 Hours of Exclusive Access

On the day of your event, enjoy exclusive use of the house, grounds, and ballroom. With such versatility, you have the flexibility to optimize it based on your guests' needs and weather conditions.

Event Attendant

Someone from The Matthews House staff will on site during your event to assist with the venue.

Tables and Chairs

We have a variety of tables and chairs available for your use. Set up and break down is included.

In-house Linens

Complimentary black linens are available for all of our tables. We can also help coordinate upgraded linens for more options.

A/V Equipment

Wireless mic for Ballroom PA, Epson projector with screen, amplified podium, and high-speed wireless access

Package Upgrades Available

  • Linen upgrade
  • Access to our in-house decor items
  • Overnight stay in the Bridal Suite with continental breakfast

"The staff at The Matthews House went above and beyond my greatest expectations."

—Michelle, WeddingWire.com