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Venues in Cary, NC,
(919) 653-0175

About Us

Based in Cary, North Carolina, MacGregor Downs Country Club is a romantic wedding venue near Raleigh. It is nestled along the serene Lake MacGregor, providing a tranquil and elegant backdrop for your big day. Expect old-world charm combined with luxury and lifestyle. At the private country club, guests will fall in love with the rich history and modern details.

Facilities and Capacity
The three-story building has the charm of an ancient Scottish lodge. It can host up to 300 guests for outdoor and indoor celebrations. The Main Dining Room has a large stone fireplace and rustic chandeliers, while the Lakeside banquet room has a scenic view of Lake MacGregor. The attached deck offers additional versatility and space. The Highlands/Isla, which can be used with the Lakeside room, is an area for intimate gatherings. The Garden Terrace can be tented throughout the year and has a veranda and deck. MacGregor Downs also has an on-site bar called 19th Hole.

Services Offered
The prestigious club is devoted to excellence. Their professional staff and on-site coordinators can assist your wedding events while designing every detail, allowing you to enjoy the celebrations. The team can provide the following services:

  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Centerpieces
  • Tents
  • Audio equipment
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
  • Setup
  • Wireless internet

At MacGregor Downs Club, the talented culinary team will customize a special menu that will delight your guests. Couples can choose from an elegant plated dinner, casual buffet style or sophisticated hors d’oeuvres. They are happy to accommodate dietary requests. Catering and bar services also include:

  • Cocktail reception
  • Dessert
  • Family style
  • Outside cake
  • Servers
  • Stations
  • Bartenders
  • Liquor license
  • Champagne toast
  • Signature drink
  • Barware
  • Flatware

Other Facilities
Your bridal party can enjoy designated rooms while getting ready. There is also a covered entrance, ample on-site parking and wheelchair access for your guests. Couples will have access to the lake and golf course for photos.

Other Services
MacGregor Downs can host your wedding-related gatherings. These celebrations include:

  • Bridal shower
  • Engagement party
  • Rehearsal dinner
  • Ceremony
  • Reception

The prestigious club opened in 1967. Today, it is defined by a loyal community of over 650 members.

MacGregor Downs Country Club is just 19 minutes from Raleigh. It is a 20-minute drive from Raleigh-Durham International Airport and a 12-minute drive from North Carolina State University. Nearby attractions include North Carolina Museum of Art, North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences and PNC Arena.

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    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 500.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 500.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 500.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 500.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Server(s)

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 24.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar

    What is the maximum capacity of your venue?


    What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?


    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Banquet Hall, Country/Golf Club

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Decor, Furniture, Tables, Tents, Tent Accessories

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, July, August

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