An experience tailored to bring out the best in every moment
- Spend time socializing
- Have a meal with us
- Enjoy a signature drink
From baby showers and bridal brunches to birthday parties and retirement celebrations, we can accommodate your group of 17 or more in our flexible private and semi-private spaces.
For groups of 16 or less, please make a reservation via Open Table.
- Event Spaces
- Total Event Space
- Capacity Largest Space
Social Events at The Willard
Floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the downtown Raleigh skyline. Perfect for large private dining and social functions such as awards ceremonies, large dinners, holiday parties, and more. Includes audiovisual capabilities and indoor pre-function space. Additional indoor and outdoor pre-function space is available.
Capacity: 112 Seated / 126 Reception
Rooftop & Lounge
The pinnacle of The Willard experience where you can gather around the outdoor fireplace, find a private oasis among the garden features and enjoy the incomparable views of the downtown Raleigh skyline. Available for private or semi-private events for parties of 17 or more. The rooftop is heated in cold weather.
Capacity: 67 Seated / 100 Reception
Enjoy the exclusivity of the only downtown Raleigh rooftop experience that includes two outdoor spaces. This combination of both indoor and heated outdoor spaces provides a one-of-a-kind experience with panoramic views of downtown Raleigh. Includes entire 7th floor space including Horizons Ballroom, Small Terrace, Lounge, and Rooftop.
Capacity: 112 Seated / 250 Reception
With 146 guest rooms – some with spectacular views of the downtown Raleigh skyline – the AC Hotel Raleigh Downtown is ready to welcome your guests. Ask our event team about group room blocks to give your friends and family an easy and efficient way to book their stay.Learn More