Rooftop Wedding in Downtown Raleigh

Downtown Raleigh weddings with unforgettable skyline views

With unmatched quality in every detail, outstanding service, and a spectacular view, we set the bar for downtown Raleigh wedding venues.

Event Spaces
Total Event Space
Largest Capacity
104 seated or
200 reception
Couple in the Willard lounge
Bride posing on the rooftop terrace

Wedding Events at The Willard

Horizon Ballroom

Horizon Ballroom

Floor-to-ceiling windows provide remarkable views of the downtown Raleigh skyline and beautiful tree canopy surrounding the area. The Horizon Ballroom is comprised of the Horizon I and Horizon II function spaces so that both intimate and more spacious gatherings can be accommodated. This is the perfect setting for receptions, rehearsal dinners and farewell brunches.

Horizon Ballroom
Size: 1,920ft2
Capacity: 104 Seated / 125 Reception

Horizon I
Size: 1,000ft2
Capacity: 56 Seated / 65 Reception

Horizon II
Size: 805ft2
Capacity: 48 Seated / 60 Reception

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Horizon Ballroom + Glenwood Terrace

Horizon Ballroom + Glenwood Terrace

The Horizon Ballroom and Glenwood Terrace provide the best of both worlds, a heated outdoor terrace alongside the intimacy of a private ballroom. This is the perfect setting for cocktail receptions or drinks on the terrace before dinner while taking in the incomparable views of the Raleigh skyline.

Space: 3,700ft2
Capacity: 104 Seated / 200 Reception

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Glenwood Terrace

Glenwood Terrace

The perfect place to greet family and friends as they arrive to celebrate your wedding. The Glenwood Terrace provides a semi-covered and heated outdoor experience with unparalleled views of the Raleigh skyline. Perfect for a welcome reception! The terrace can be reserved for up to a 15 person semi-private or 30-person private function.

Size: 642ft2
13 Seated / 15 Reception (Semi-Private)
26 Seated / 30 Reception (Private)

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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.

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