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Venues in Winston Salem, North Carolina,
(336) 723-3700

About Us

The Millennium Center is a unique wedding venue in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Since 1994, they have been a full-service wedding venue and are available to host your rehearsal dinner, ceremony, or wedding reception. They are a privately owned spot located in the heart of downtown Winston-Salem. This historic ballroom offers a vintage elegance for you and your guests to enjoy at your wedding. Book now for an unforgettable event!

Facilities and Capacity

This former government building offers three luxurious floor levels for you to choose from. The Speakeasy and Garden Room are located on the lower level and can accommodate up to 150 people. The Historic Courtroom and Grand Jury Room are on the upper level with space for up to 150 guests. The Millennium Ballroom and Grand Lobby are located on the main level with a capacity of up to 400 guests. Each of the levels are unique and provide ample space for your ceremony, cocktail hour, dinner, dancing, bars, restrooms, stages, and more. In addition, they have a bridal salon and groom’s lounge for you to prepare in on the big day.

Services Offered

The staff at The Millennium Center offer a variety of packages to suit your needs for your big day. They can provide planning services, casual or fine dining, full bar service, decorations, audio/visual services, and more. Their staff provides professional management, an excellent culinary team, talented bartenders as well as servers dressed in appropriate attire for your special occasion. Their other wedding event services include:

  • Bridal suite for you to get ready in beforehand
  • Setup and clean up
  • Event planning with their highly qualified team of coordinators
  • Event rentals including tables, chairs, linens, and more
  • State-of-the-art lighting and sound
  • Valet parking
  • Wheelchair access available
  • Liability insurance


The building was originally constructed in 1906 to be used as the City of Winston Post Office. In 1914, the city of Winston and Salem joined together to become Winston-Salem and the building was expanded to become the US Federal Building for the region. It housed the United States Post Office, US Federal Court, US Attorney, FBI, US Marshal, Military enlistment offices, and the IRS. In 1937, it was expanded again to accommodate the growing city. It functioned in this way until 1992 when it was abandoned and all operations moved to the outskirts of Downtown. In 1994, the building was purchased by Gregory Carlyle who has spent over 20 years restoring the building to its original grandeur. The Millennium Ballroom previously served as a sorting room for the Post Office, but now is an elegant space with chandeliers, giant window casements, and maple hardwood floors.


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  • We traveled form out of town to attend our nephews wedding in Winston Salem. Even though he and his lovely bride were forced to scale things down due to Covid restrictions, I have to say that the staff at the Millennium Center were very professional, they provided more than ample space social distancing, if anyone so chose. The building itself is just lovely, the grand scale of it alone is amazing. It is definitely something you wouldn't imagine down south, Mr. and Mrs. Carlyle have done a fantastic job restoring this beautiful building and giving it life in a new way. We were even lucky enough to receive a personal tour of the entire space, all three levels are just stunning! Between the joy my family shared, the delicious food, and fantastic service we received we will always remember our time in Winston Salem and the Millennium Center.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

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


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


    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Lighting/Sound, Linens, Set Up, Tables

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

    Cake Cutting, Dessert, Server(s)

    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Historic Building, Mansion

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor

    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, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, 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?

    Aisle Markers, Aisle Runners, Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Valet, Wheelchair Access

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