No matter how large or small your event may be, you’ll find a venue that fits your needs at Tryon Palace. Offering more than a dozen venues across the historic site and the North Carolina History Center, Tryon Palace is capable of hosting everything from grand receptions, award ceremonies, and concerts, to formal dinners, VIP receptions, seminars, and banquets.
And if you’re looking to add a little life to your next board meeting, why not have it in a boardroom that offers all your audio visual amenities, a kitchen, and the best part of all … waterfront views.
For more information, please contact the Special Events Department at 252-639-3517 or email events.
The North Carolina History Center offers indoor ambiance and waterfront views at its most popular combination venue of Mattocks Hall and Bate Commons.
Ideal for open-air or tented-top gatherings, Bate Commons offers a protected courtyard bordering a beautiful wetland gardens boardwalk on the Trent River.
From the sweeping vaulted atrium ceiling to the columned corridors, Mattocks Hall is a perfectly grand setting for special dinners, wedding receptions, and other milestone celebrations.
This sophisticated, upper-story windowed board room, with a balcony overlooking the Trent River, will bring your meeting to life with its elegance and beautiful views.
Beautiful auditorium perfect for presentations and performances designed by members of the same team that designed the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Great acoustics and site lines, just more intimate.
Windowed gallery that includes large Tryon Palace 3-D site model, New Bern historic guideline, Barbour Boat Works display, and more. Ideal for standing receptions.
Inviting, partially enclosed space for lectures and presentations. Also ideal for small dinners.
Multipurpose room for small group activities in informal meetings. Crafting clubs and other activity groups will appreciate the ample workspace.
A beautifully historic setting for meetings, small weddings, receptions, and rehearsal dinners - and a lovely garden for your guests to enjoy.
Usage of our facilities also gives you the opportunity to explore the endless riches of North Carolina's history. Explore Tryon Palace’s museums, gardens, and historic sites with a special discounted group rate, or bring your event to life with performances and demonstrations by our historical entertainers (additional fees apply).
All Rates for 4-hour events.
Tables and chairs in Tryon Palace inventory included in fee for North Carolina History Center venues.
All military events and weddings discounted 50% off standard rate