Plans & Pricing

Plans & Pricing

Why the Virginia Dare Ballroom?


All Day Rentals  •  Pick Your Own Vendors or Use Ours  •  Access to Full Prep Kitchen

Max. Capacity: 150 people
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Business

$875

Per Month
  • 7:30 am – 6:30 pm
  • Includes Tables/Chairs
  • Full-Prep Kitchen
  • Door Attendant
  • +$150 Linens*
  • +$350 Setup/Teardown
  • +$75 for Cleanup*
  • +$250 Each for Bride & Groom Suite *
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Weekday

$1,175

Per Month
  • 7:00 am – 11:00 pm
  • Monday – Thursday (Only)
  • Includes Tables/Chairs
  • Full-Prep Kitchen
  • Door Attendant
  • +$300 Linens*
  • +$350 Setup/Teardown
  • +$75 for Cleanup*
  • +$250 Each for Bride & Groom Suite *
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Premium

$2,400

Per Month
  • 7:00 am – 1:00 am
  • Includes Tables/Chairs
  • Full-Prep Kitchen
  • Door Attendant
  • Includes Setup/Teardown &
    Linens
  • Includes Cleanup*
  • +$250 Each for Bride & Groom Suite *
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* Optional  & Individual Prices For Each Item May Apply

Our Vendors

Frequently Asked Questions (F AQ)


YES. You will need to obtain a day permit from the NC ABC Commission.
There are various parking decks surrounding our building. The closest include:

  • Sheraton Hotel Parking Deck (416 S Salisbury Street),
  • The Cabarrus Street Deck (436 S Salisbury Street)
  • Hannover Parking Deck (434 S Salisbury Street)
  • Moore Square Parking Deck (233 S Wilmington Street).

For more information, please visit: http://www.godowntownraleigh.com/get-around/parking/parking-decks.

For advanced street closures, please visit: :http://www.godowntownraleigh.com/get-around/street-closings.

We have a total of 150 folding chairs, 20 rounds (60″), 6 cocktail tables (32″), and 13 rectangular tables (4′[2 in total], 6′[6 in total] & 8′[8 in total]).
YES, but it is not mandatory that you choose from our list.
NO. Candles are strictly prohibited from the ballroom. We do allow sternos for warming food.
NO. Due the sensitivity of our smoke detectors and sprinkler system, smoke machines are not allowed in
the ballroom
NO. Decorations that may cause holes in the wall are prohibited from the ballroom.
NO. You are not allowed to hang any objects or decorations from our chandeliers.
NO. We do not provide you with utensils, flatware, tableware, or glassware of any kind.
Room access is based on the plans above. *Please view our full ballroom contract for full details.

Unfortunately, we do not currently offer rehearsal dinners the night before, as we offer full day rentals. To utilize the ballroom the day before, we require a second rental.

31′ wide x 97.5′ long with 18′ ceilings
To schedule a tour, please contact our Ballroom Coordinator, Gail Royster, (919) 333-8826 or
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NO. All guests are asked to remain inside the ballroom.
NO. All food and beverage must remain inside the ballroom at all times.
YES. Posting signage outside is permitted, however, it is your responsibility to remove it at the end of the event.
*Restrictions do apply. Ask for use of our liquid chalk board.
YES. Guests are welcome to rent pipe and drape to cover the Sir Walter mural. Please refer to our Preferred Vendor Listing for Themeworks contact information, as they have pipe and drape that reaches our ceilings.
YES. There is a handicap lift on our main street level entrance; it will take your guests up to the ballroom door entrance.
We require a security deposit and signed contract to secure any requested date. Our policy is first come, first serve. Verbal notice, a phone call or email stating you mailed a check or money order, nor a signed contract without payment will secure a requested date.
NO. Your deposit is not deducted from the full payment of the ballroom.
Deposits are returned up to 30 days following the date of your event, contingent upon the your observation of our policies and procedures. *Please view our full ballroom contract for full details.
Cancellations must be made within 30 days prior to the your event date.

As long as we are notified in writing,
within this time frame, your deposit will be returned within 30 days of the cancellation date. Our email is
sirwalterballroom@gmail.com.