Welcome to Forest Hall
at Chatham Mills

Historic & Industrial Wedding Venue Near Raleigh and Durham

Indoor or Outdoor Ceremony

32 Acres of Woods and Mill Buildings

In-House Catering Option

Wedding couple

Plan a wedding that’s uniquely you.

Your wedding day is like no other. You deserve a wedding venue that will help you create a day that is distinctly yours and stands out from the rest.


Don’t settle for average. Make your wedding day unforgettable.

“Not only is this a beautiful venue and adaptable space, but the staff and owner are wonderful to work with and you know that they want your day to succeed as much as you do.”

— Anne S.

The perfect backdrop for your perfect day.

Forest Hall at Chatham Mills is a perfect venue for weddings and events. Located in Pittsboro, NC, central to Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Durham and Greensboro, it offers a mix of industrial, vintage and historic charm and a ton of flexibility to meet all your needs.

Secluded and Serene

Picturesque & Secluded

A photographer’s dream! Set on 32 acres of lush forest with well-appointed gardens, a towering Sycamore tree, multiple buildings, and a water tower.

“pictures in this space are BEAUTIFUL.”
Graysie C.


Historic & Timeless

Located in a historic label mill built in the early 1900s, the venue has wooden floors, exposed brick walls and large windows. Recent upgrades offer all the amenities you need.

“The atmosphere is so amazing that very little is needed in decor.”
Jen K.


For North Carolina weddings, weather is always a factor, but the party must go on! We let you make the call up to just a few hours before and have ample options indoors and out.

“This venue has so many photo opportunities come rain or shine.”
Colleen W.

Graysie & Kaleb (Photos by Kasey Smith)

Your wedding, your way.

We understand how much work you put into planning your wedding, and how frustrating it can be to be told you have to do things a certain way. That’s why we work with every couple to understand the type of wedding you want and help bring it to life.

We’ve helped hundreds of happy couples create a day that they love and we can’t wait to be a part of yours.

“We’re so happy we selected Forest Hall for our wedding. The space was perfect for us.”

— Matt M.

Find the wedding venue of your dreams

Schedule a private tour

1. Download the Brochure & Request Your Date

We’ll see if your date is available and send you a packet with pricing, amenities and more details.

Book your wedding date

2. Book Your Wedding 

After you book your date, our expert staff will begin working with you to help make sure every detail is just right on your big day.
Love your day

3. Love Your Day

Be in the moment and experience a wedding day you’ll remember forever.

Your Investment

Our space is ideal for events from 50-200 people


Venue Rental Pricing*


  • Saturdays – $5,000
  • Fridays & Sundays – $4,500


  • Saturdays – $4,000
  • Fridays & Sundays – $3,500

Weekday rentals starting at $300/hr. Ask about holiday pricing.

*Receive a $500 discount on your venue fee when you book with onsite caterer, 39 West Catering

All Venue Rentals Include:
  • 12 hour day-of rental, typically 10am-10pm
  • Indoor or outdoor ceremony location set-up with up to 150 chairs
  • Indoor reception space with dedicated sides for dining and dancing/cocktails
  • Dressing suite for entire day, starting at 8am
  • Access to venue for 1-hour rehearsal, pre-arranged time/date
  • Use of venue for 1 hour for Bridal portraits or engagement session
  • Day-of venue host
  • On-site kitchen for prep or storage (no cooking)
  • On-site parking for all guests, up to 75 cars, and parking attendant during arrival
  • Wi-Fi
  • Additional Suite with pool table and TV available at The Sycamore Lounge (+$750)
  • Studio Room for cocktail hour, ceremony or other use (+$500)
  • or Rent Both The Sycamore Lounge and Studio Room for $1,000
  • 15 – 8ft custom farm tables (can seat 10 people each)
  • 9 – 60 inch round tables (can seat 8 people each)
  • ​6 cocktail tables
  • 150 wooden padded folding chairs
  • Wooden farm “sweetheart” table
  • Wooden cake table
  • 2 wooden wine barrels
  • Outdoor Games
  • Market lights hung in Forest Hall
  • Lounge sets ($$$)
  • 6-foot folding table for vendors/kitchen prep

    *We will do our best to keep this list accurate, but at times some items may not be available

In addition to our rental fee, you are responsible for:
  • Plates, Silverware, Glassware (if not using provided disposable option)

  • Bartending Fees (if not utilizing 39 West as your caterer)

  • Hiring a professional wedding planner

  • Securing event insurance through your homeowners policy or an outside company

  • The Sycamore Lounge or Studio Room, if utilizing 

  • If you choose to serve alcohol, hiring 39 West Catering as your bartender (included if they are also your caterer)

Wedding Venue Near Raleigh, NC

At Forest Hall, we know you want to love your wedding!   You want to be in the moment, have fun and enjoy every part of your day.   You need a venue partner you know will help bring your visions to life and be there that day to make sure everything goes off without a hitch.

Some wedding venues give you simply that- a venue- leaving so many things to take care of, plan, and pay for along the way.  We believe your venue should be the least of your worries.

That’s why we’ve created a turnkey but flexible venue for couples looking to host their unique wedding that will leave everyone talking about it for years to come.  Our 3500 square foot hall is located on 32 acres of woods and meadows in historic downtown Pittsboro, NC- just 20 minutes away from Chapel Hill and 40 minutes from Raleigh or Durham.  

Outside of the hall is a meadow lined with trees and a 80-foot tall Sycamore tree which makes for a stunning ceremony backdrop. The hall itself can be divided into dining area and dance floor, and has beautiful wooden floors, exposed brick walls, large windows, and market lights hanging from the exposed beams.

All tables and chairs are included with rentals.  For everything else. we have an extensive recommended vendors list to make planning easy and allow for your day to be customizable and within your desired budget.  We are happy to consider your own requested vendors as well.

Can you picture yourself walking down the aisle at Forest Hall?  Schedule a tour today and find out if this is where you’ll say “I Do”.  


Forest Hall at Chatham Mills