A luxury wedding venue based along the Neuse River

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At the bend of the Neuse River, a short distance away from Raleigh’s city center, Oxbow Estate is a luxury boutique wedding venue providing elegantly designed spaces that feel romantic and endlessly refined. Nestled on 10 acres, Oxbow Estate was intentionally designed to embrace the country offering a European feel while embodying the serenity of home.

Whether couples are envisioning a lavish affair or a more intimate gathering, Oxbow Estate offers a truly unique and unforgettable wedding experience. With its idyllic location, refined design, and impeccable service, it is the perfect choice for couples seeking a luxurious and romantic wedding venue.

Where romance And refinement meet

A Little About Oxbow Estate

With our ample natural light, gorgeous character, and variety of unique spaces, Oxbow Estate provides the perfect backdrop for photographers. Whether you're organizing a styled shoot, photographing bridal gowns, physical products, brand images, families, or bridal portraits, we are confident the stunning beauty of Oxbow Estate will exceed expectations. Hourly and day rates available. Pricing begins at $200 per hour. 

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Oxbow's Offerings

Oxbow Estate has been thoughtfully curated to allow multiple spaces for ceremony, cocktail hour and reception. Gather together with more than just your nearest and dearest with 8,000 square feet of space and more than 10 acres. And with antique European accents and a neutral color scheme, you can truly create the wedding of your dreams.

For an unforgettable day of Romance


Whether you’re hosting an engagement party, bridal shower, birthday, or anniversary, know that you’re in good hands with the support of Oxbow Estate. Central to everything, Oxbow Estate in Clayton, North Carolina is the perfect place to host an unforgettable and gorgeous celebration.

For any occasion worth remembering

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See the magic for yourself

We invite you to visit and witness it for yourself. From the very first step onto the manicured lawns of Oxbow Estate, time seems to stand still. What was once an unassuming field has blossomed into a haven of serenity, crafted with meticulous precision. The air, filled with whispers of anticipation, carry the essence of celebration as if it were an ethereal symphony.

We understand that visiting the property plays an integral part in your planning process. That's why we offer unlimited visits to the property. Whether you need to measure a specific area, envision the layout, or simply feel the ambiance of the space, we welcome you to visit as often as necessary. Our team will be available to guide you and provide any assistance you may require.

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At Oxbow Estate, we offer guests an unparalleled planning experience that is tailored to meet their individual needs. Our in-house planning services range from targeted day-of assistance to a full planning experience, with each level carefully curated to suit the unique requirements of events held at Oxbow Estate. Couples are not required to use our in-house wedding planning service but are required at a minimum to hire a professional day-of coordinator.

For those couples who lead busy lives and have limited time for wedding planning, our team is dedicated to providing efficient and effective assistance. We understand the demands of modern life and aim to alleviate the stress commonly associated with event planning. With our targeted assistance package, we can assist in specific areas, ensuring that each detail is meticulously planned and executed.

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From intimate weddings to large corporate gatherings, Oxbow Estate is an unmatched Raleigh venue for amazing events. Contact us to schedule a tour and get started on planning an unforgettable day.

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Finally, a Wedding Venue as Refined as You Are.