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Carol's Garden Inn Bed & Breakfast
2412 South Alston Avenue
Durham, NC, 27713, USA
(919) 680-6777 | (877) 922-6777
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Weddings & Events

Hello from Carol & Steve Barden at Carol's Garden Inn - Bed and Breakfast! You'll be glad you had your very special day in a private park like setting of Carol’s Garden Inn. Your guests can relax and enjoy the surrounding gardens. You can have the ceremony in front of the pond or the grape arbor or choose the shade of one of the big trees. The covered pavilion is perfect for the reception and dancing under the stars.

Please see our Photo's page for more pictures of some of the "Big Day's" that have happened here.  Special thanks to The Art Bouquet for providing some of them.

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Outdoor Garden Wedding & Reception

April – October
Wedding Size up to 125 guests

The exclusive use of Carol’s Garden Inn and grounds for your wedding and reception is $1300.00

This fee includes the following:

One-hour rehearsal at the Inn, on the day prior to the wedding ceremony.
Five-hour period for the ceremony and reception, from the start of the ceremony.
You may use any caterer you want.
We have a covered pavilion you may use for the reception. We can provide white sheer curtains over the posts.
We will help set-up and break down tables and chairs.
We will help with clean up and removal of trash.
We have an outside restroom that is handicap accessible.
Music and dancing is permitted. Music must be turned down by 10 p.m. and off by 11 P.M. due to Durham City Ordinance.
House for wedding party only.  

The use of the 2 guestrooms from 3PM the day before the wedding to 11AM the day after the wedding.  A full breafkast is included.

50% of the total fee is required on signing the contract, with the remaining 50% due 60 days before the day of the event.

Cancellation Policy:
We have a 60-day cancellation Policy. Deposit will be refunded (minus $25.00 service charge) for cancellations made more than 60 days prior to the event.

You will need to rent tables and chairs.

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Other Events

We are an ideal venue not only for weddings but a variety of other parties.  
Examples include, but are not limited to:

  • Small Wedding and Reception
  • Christmas/Holiday Parties
  • Summer Gatherings
  • BBQs
  • Birthday Parties
  • Bridal/Baby Showers