Weddings at Fearrington

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Discover Your Dream Venue


The Barn at Fearrington Village

The Fearrington Barn, located in Fearrington Village near Chapel Hill, NC, combines the vintage splendor and dramatic spaces of an authentic barn with the exceptional cuisine and service expected of a Relais & Châteaux property.


The Fearrington House

Celebrate your rehearsal dinner in the award-winning Fearrington House Restaurant. This Relais & Châteaux restaurant offers exquisite cuisine, exemplary service and an outstanding selection of fine wines from around the world.


The Garden Terrace

Situated next to the Fearrington House Restaurant and nestled under the stately oak trees, The Garden Terrace is perfect for many styles of rehearsal dinner, including barbecues, buffets and elegant hors d’oeuvres receptions. Accommodates up to 100 guests.


The Cottage

The Cottage is adjacent to The Fearrington House Restaurant, and is perfect for a more intimate reception. Accessible by a winding brick walkway through the south lawn under the stately pecan trees, this venue offers the seasonal menu from The Fearrington House with exceptional service.

The Barn at Fearrington

The Fearrington House

The Garden Terrace

The Cottage

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It’s all in the details.

Full service wedding planning with our talented team

Fearrington offers more than beautiful gardens and reception venues, we also have dedicated teams that are exclusively available to Fearrington weddings and events.

Meet Our Planners

The faces behind Fearrington
Gilda McDaniel
Director of Weddings & Special Events

From the initial contact through to the reception, Gilda will assist with coordinating all the details for your memorable day. A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gilda has been at Fearrington for over 20 years, first working in McIntyre’s, then managing The Market Café (predecessor to The Fearrington Granary) before becoming a wedding planner in 1997.

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Paul Gagne
Executive Chef

As Executive Chef, Paul Gagne – a New England Culinary Institute graduate who staged at Fearrington in 2012 before returning as Sous Chef in 2016 – will lead Fearrington’s established team of culinary professionals. “I feel incredibly fortunate to have grown as a chef at Fearrington, and to have such a strong and committed team to work with in the years to come. I’m humbled to join Fearrington’s long history of revered chefs.”

Todd Chatterton
Todd Chatterton
Beverage & Service Director

Todd’s love of restaurants began very young. He began working in kitchens at 15 and hasn’t left the restaurant industry since. He earned both his Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees the Culinary Institute of America in 2014. From there, Todd began his dining room career at Eleven Madison Park, honing his serving skills and furthering his love of wine during his time there. Todd later moved to a Sommelier position with Altamarea Group at the Upper East Side restaurant Vaucluse before joining the team at the Fearrington House Restaurant as a Sommelier in 2019. Todd works with staff to build a positive environment where guests can feel comfortable and well taken care of. His love of food, wine, and people is the driving force in his career.

Celebrate any Occasion

We offer celebrations of all kinds at our venues

Whether you want to celebrate a rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, baby shower, baby gender reveal, class reunion, a bar/bat mitzvah or a social dinner and dance, Fearrington provides a magical experience. Acres of manicured gardens, beautifully appointed venues, award-winning cuisine, an on-site pastry team, spectacular floral arrangements and skilled staff combine to create an unparalleled experience. Special occasions are our specialty!

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Fearrington Village’s venues are suited for more than just weddings! Whether you choose to celebrate your “I dos” at Fearrington or elsewhere, our team would love to help plan and commemorate your special event!

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