Delightful Inspirations in Raleigh is an all-inclusive events company that offers premium catering, reception and banquet services for a variety of unique celebrations and occasions. Designed exclusively to cater for private, social and corporate events, Delightful Inspirations boasts beautifully appointed indoor and outdoor venues, ranging from a stunning white gazebo set in the midst of gorgeously manicured gardens for intimate ceremonies to an elegant ballroom for grand receptions of up to 280 guests. The company offers a team of professional and highly trained specialists to assist with every step of the planning from start to finish, including décor, flowers, entertainment, and event coordination. Delightful Inspirations also provides a range of amenities such as tables, chairs, luxury linens, and décor that can be customized to suit every taste, along with lighting, audiovisual equipment and sound systems with microphones. Clients also have access to lists of preferred vendors for catering and beverage services, flowers and décor, entertainment and music, wedding cakes and more.

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Amenities and Facilities

Delightful Inspirations offers an exclusive venue for ceremonies and receptions known as the Delightful Inspirations Hall and Gardens. Located at the corner of Avent Ferry and Tryon Roads in the heart of Raleigh, the elegant reception hall features cathedral ceilings adorned with four magnificent crystal chandeliers, large windows that flood the space with natural light and neutral décor. The reception hall can accommodate up to 282 guests for dinner and dancing affairs, and up to 350 people in an auditorium style reception. There are full kitchen facilities at the venue for catering and food prep, which are fully-equipped with fridges, sinks, prep counters, and ice machines.

The reception hall is surrounded by exquisitely manicured and landscaped gardens with a picturesque gazebo for romantic outdoor ceremonies, alfresco-style cocktail receptions, and unforgettable photos.


Delightful Inspirations offers a range of all-inclusive packages, which include the use of the reception hall and gardens for up to four hours, set-up and clean-up of the venue, white resin chairs with padded leather seats for ceremonies, a coat check room with an attendant, and dressing rooms for the bridal party. The rental of the reception hall includes tables, table linens, satin chair covers, linens and napkins, formal dinnerware, glassware, china and silverware, table décor such as crystal bowls and chandelier vases, and decorative accents such as silk flowers, rose petals, pre-lit Grecian Columns, and candleholders. Also included is a gleaming parquet wood dance floor in the ballroom, a full-service bar (with bar packages), a Champagne toast with Champagne or a nonalcoholic option such as sparkling cider, a complimentary cake cutting service, and a decadent chocolate fountain.

General Information

Delightful Inspirations is located at 5511 Avent Ferry Road, is wheelchair accessible and offers complimentary secure parking in a large parking lot at the venue. The lovely site is within easy access to plenty of accommodation for out-of-town guests, including hotels and guest houses, as well as restaurants, coffee shops, bars, and nightlife. The city has many exciting things to see and do, ranging from the North Carolina State Capitol, the JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, the William B. Umstead State Park, and the North Carolina Museum of Art.

5511 Avent Ferry Rd, Raleigh, NC 27606, Phone: 919-854-9543

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