Our historic venue can accommodate up to 300 guests for ceremony, fully-seated reception, and dance area. We have multiple configurations available, and our team will help you customize the perfect layout for your big day.

For more intimate weddings, ask about our top floor weddings! Celebrate with the Downtown Durham skyline as your backdrop.

Rental Details

In addition to the rental fee, there is a minimum food and beverage spend required, plus tax and 20% service charge.
Events end by 11 pm.
  • Ceremony & Reception: 9-hour rental (3-hour set-up, 5-hour event, 1-hour clean-up)
  • Rehearsal Dinner & Welcome Party: 8-hour rental (2-hour set-up, 5-hour event, 1-hour clean-up)
  • Reception: 8-hour rental (2-hour set-up, 5-hour event, 1-hour clean-up)
  • Rehearsal Dinner: 7-hour rental (2-hour set-up, 4-hour event, 1-hour clean-up)

Venue Rental Includes

  • Black, white, or navy tablecloths and napkins
  • Additional options available
  • Outdoor market lighting
  • Screen and projector
  • Cordless microphones and speakers
  • In-house sound system with Pandora radio for background music
  • Tables and chairs
  • House banquet ware (plates, glasses, and silverware)
  • Ceremony package includes rehearsal hour and dressing suite
  • Venue is accessible for guests with varying levels of mobility
  • Customizable food and beverage packages provided exclusively by The Pit Durham Event Venue
  • Trained servers and bartenders
  • Held 1-2 months prior to the big day to solidify menu selections, linen choices, layouts, and final details
  • Complimentary for up to 4 people