Johnston County now a Wedding Destination
Brides have discovered several historic homes, horse farms, and wineries in Johnston County are perfect for their wedding venue. Located just 30 minutes east of Raleigh, the state capital and Raleigh/Durham International Airport, wedding guests will find our destinations easily accessible.
Preston Woodall House in Benson, NC is an award winning historic bed and breakfast with a 3,000 sq. foot ballroom and several cottages for guests. The Farm Entertainment Complex (Selma and Clayton), The Barn at Broadslab and Portofino Horse Barn are four rustic and modern barn options for brides, along with Hinnant and Gregory Vineyards for lovely outdoor ceremonies.
This mix of location, amenities, and venues combines to make Johnston County a regional wedding destination. Brand new to the area is The Barn at Broadslab in Benson. This venue offers brides the perfect mix of rural and charm with room for around 300 guests. The best part? It's a working moonshine distillery!
In addition, the Visitors Bureau offers free services designed to make your event planning simple and stress free:
- Suggestions for ceremony and reception sites
- Provides room block assistance with overnight accommodations
- Provides visitor information for your out-of-town guests
- Gift bags for event attendees