Nothing’s better than sipping, dining and toasting with friends around the holidays. And now that it’s November and is socially acceptable to start playing those holiday playlists, it’s time to plan your 2017 soirée. Whether you’re dreaming of an elegant private dining experience or a more casual vibe, look no further than our one-stop resource on holiday party venues for hosting your 2017 party in Charlotte. Happy planning!
303 S Church St.
Angeline’s and Merchant & Trade have several options for private events and dining for groups of all sizes. Set apart from the bustling dining room at Angeline’s, groups of up to 30 guests can relax together over bruschetta and artisan cheese plates, housemade pastas and locally sourced meat and seafood in a warm and comforting ambience. View the special holiday menu here. Call 704.445.2540 to start planning.
Merchant and Trade
303 S Church St.
Heighten the private dining experience, literally, on the alluring rooftop at Merchant & Trade, where the wraparound terrace can accommodate a 150 person group or 100 person seated reception. Whatever setting you choose, rest assured that you’ll be treated to a fantastic meal and make memories that will last a lifetime. View the special holiday menu here. To learn more and plan your holiday event at Merchant & Trade call 704.445.2540.
1100 Metropolitan Bldg. E Suite 100
One of Charlotte’s most unique and distinguished restaurants, Vivace offers a selection of private event spaces to suit nearly every affair. From small and intimate dinners at their chef’s table to rehearsal dinners in their private upstairs dining room— complete with its own terrace overlooking the Charlotte skyline, Vivace offers great food and exceptional service. Contact Private Events Manager, Blythe, at [email protected] and 704.370.7755 for more information.
4905 Ashley Park Lane Charlotte, NC 28210
Corkbuzz Charlotte has endless options to fit your party vision. Featuring three venue options – the private dining room, cellar and main dining room – Corkbuzz can accommodate groups of 10-120. Wine and dine options include full three-course menus, small plates dinners, reception canapés, buffets and even blind tasting events. For something truly unique, consider a private Wine 101 class for your guests. Email [email protected] for more information.
601 South College Street Charlotte, NC 28202
Take your party Uptown with the help of the culinary and beverage professionals at JP Charlotte. Offering a gorgeous private dining room, spacious young and bar and heated outdoor terrace with a fire pit, each space features special touches to enhance your party experience. To book contact Danielle Savrann at 704.335.2117 or [email protected]. Don’t wait! Book your party by November 18th and receive 20% off.
WP Kitchen + Bar
6706 Phillips Place
At WP Kitchen + Bar, your guests will have plenty to toast to. From a custom menu crafted by Chef Stephen Schmitt to holiday cocktails from expert bartenders Michael and Scott, everyone will be feeling the cheer. Reserve their bar area, which can fit up to 65 people. Call 704.295.0101 to start planning.
Bonterra Dining & Wine Room
1829 Cleveland Ave
With multiple stunning venue options, Bonterra Dining & Wine Room is the perfect fit for occasions of all sizes. The balcony-level dining loft overlooks the main dining room offering spectacular views, while the choir loft and choir room accommodate 30 and 30 guests, respectively. Together, the rooms can be combined to seat up to 50 guests and accommodate 75 in a cocktail setting. For an intimate celebration, host groups up to 10 in the Wine Cellar and collaborate with the culinary team on a custom menu and wine pairings. For large gatherings, secure the entire restaurant for private functions up to 175 guests. Call 704.333.9463 or email [email protected] for more information.
Reid’s Fine Foods
4331 Barclay Downs Dr.
Plan your gathering at Reid’s Fine Foods’ SouthPark location in their dining or wine room, or host without the hassle with their full-service catering options. Handpick your menu from holiday classics like free range turkey, spiral sliced honey ham, ham biscuits, cinnamon biscuits, sweet potato souffle, green bean casserole, pecan pie and a 12-layer caramel cake.
McNinch House Restaurant
511 N Church St.
Surround your guests with the comforts of home with a celebration at the McNinch House Restaurant. In addition to multiple private dining options for groups of all sizes, the entire restaurant is available to host your soirée. Contact 704.332.6159 or [email protected] for more information.
601 S Cedar St.
Grab your family, friends or co-workers for a fun holiday bash at Draught Charlotte. With private and semi-private spaces that can accommodate groups up to 200, plus a patio view of the skyline, the team at Draught will ensure plenty of holiday cheer. Call 704.375.7566 to plan your event.
210 E Trade Street Suite B132 and 1518 Central Ave.
Both Coaltrane’s locations offer the perfect location to host your holiday party. Their private mezzanine and covered rooftop patio are perks your guests will love. To book, email [email protected]
127 N. Tryon St. Ste #D
Give your party the royal treatment at Sophia’s Lounge. Guests will marvel at the outfitted interior, sip on cocktails crafted by Mixologist & Sommelier Patricia Smith at the wraparound bar and snack on sharable plates by Top Chef alum Jamie Lynch. Call 980.260.3227 or email [email protected] for more information.
The Duke Mansion
400 Hermitage Road Charlotte, NC 28207
Combine elegance and historic charm with a holiday party at The Duke Mansion. In addition to the lush gardens, beautiful all year long, the Mansion offers spaces such The Levine Living Room, The Ray Dining Room, The Dickson Conference Room, among others, to host your guests. The setting is just the beginning of the hospitality you’ll experience. The Mansion’s onsite culinary team will ensure your guests are full of cheer and chef’s specialties with elegant dinners, lunches, hors d’oeuvres and beverages. Visit them online to get started.
10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway
For grand celebrations, consider the Carolina Room or Overlook Room. Inside The Gallery Restaurant, the inviting private dining room accommodates up to 20 guests. Choose from breakfast, brunch, lunch, seasonal holiday menu or Chef’s signature three or four course dinner menus. Enhance your event with pairing or educational tasting options. Call 704.248.4391 to begin planning.
The Punch Room
201 East Trade Street Charlotte, NC 28202
Invite your guests to one of the most unique cocktail bar experiences in the city. With sweeping views of the skyline and the intimacy and glamour of a 19th-century club, The Punch Room offers guests an unforgettable holiday party venue, complete with handcrafted cocktails and specialty punches.
222 S Caldwell St.
Impress your holiday guests with the floor-to-ceiling views of the Charlotte skyline and South Charlotte at Fahrenheit. Their private dining room provides an upscale venue for gatherings of up to 65 seated while East and West dining rooms accommodate larger groups. The restaurant also offers to host cocktail hours and receptions in the bar, lounge and patio areas Sunday through Thursday.
204 N. Kitchen + Cocktails
204 N Tryon St.
Bring your party vision to life with custom offerings and two stories at Uptown’s 204 North Kitchen & Cocktails. The warm, rustic interior is perfect for seasonal get-togethers, and both food and beverage menus are sure to please. Contact their Director of Marketing and Special Events Kristin Dinse to start planning: [email protected].
The Broken Spoke
227 Southside Drive
How about hosting your party at the oldest distillery in Mecklenburg county? The Broken Spoke’s warm and inviting atmosphere is perfect for bringing friends and family together over craft spirits. Choose to rent out the entire facility, up to 200 guests, or mingle in the mezzanine with up to 100 guests.
Olde Mecklenburg Brewery
4150 Yancey Rd.
Any place with a Festhalle knows how to throw a good party. Consider Olde Mecklenburg Brewery for your holiday bash, with two Festhalle rooms (one is 1,640 sq. feet while the other is 880) and private biergarten spaces. Cheers!
Sugar Creek Brewing
215 Southside Dr.
Sugar Creek Brewing’s warm and welcoming private room begs to play host to your next event. Don’t believe us? View the full online gallery here. The private room includes an outdoor area and accommodates up to 117 seated and 250 standing. In addition to the brewery’s full range of craft brews, Sugar Creek is able to provide food services or accommodate outside catering. To learn more, email [email protected]
Triple C Brewing
2900 Griffith St.
Conveniently located for light rail access and in the heart of South End, Triple C Brewing Company’s new event space, The Barrel Room will be a popular choice for this year’s soirées. The banquet hall measures 4,400 sq. feet, plus an impressive patio. Guests will enjoy 20 taps including Triple C beer and wine.
Queen Park Social
4125 Yancey Rd.
Looking for something a little bit more casual? Team up at Queen park Social, where friends and family can bond over a full food menu, cocktails and games of skew ball, ping pong, shuffleboard, bowling and more.
8024 Savoy Corporate Dr.
Topgolf is sure to top many holiday party wish lists this year. Bring your gang to play in reserved bays with private and semi-private rooms available from the rooftop terrace, lower lounge and other signature rooms. Opt for the Holiday Feast menu or work with a sales associate for other custom options.
Yachta Yachta Yachta
18501 Harbor Light Boulevard
Want to hit the water for your celebration? Yachta Yachta Yachta has three boats ready to accommodate parties from 28 to 146, each with a variety of caterers and music options available.