Kress Terrace & Suite 300 Weddings

Every bride dreams about having an unforgettable ceremony on their wedding day. If you’re searching for a modern wedding venue that is classy and sophisticated, try the Kress Terrace and Suite 300.  These chic locations are the apex of urban beauty, style, and elegance. They are fabulous venues for Greensboro couples seeking an ideal spot to host a romantic wedding. Kress Terrace and Suite 300 offer a variety of first-class services and intimate spaces designed to help couples have a seamless wedding day experience.

About Kress Terrace and Suite 300

Kress Terrace sits on the fourth floor of the historic S. H. Kress Building. Its sister venue, Suite 300, occupies the third floor. The venues are four minutes from Greensboro College; 16 minutes from the Piedmont Triad International Airport, and 30 minutes from the cities of Burlington, High Point, and Winston-Salem.

The S.H. Kress Building is an architectural and historic landmark in Greensboro, N.C.  Builders constructed the facility in the 1930s during the Great Depression. It once housed a department store owned and operated by Samuel H. Kress.  His department store sold unique “stationery and notions” priced at affordable prices. Kress enjoyed selling inexpensive items to customers in elegant settings.

The store closed in 1973. New owners repurposed the building and re-opened it 13 years ago. The facility now houses restaurants, a nightclub, and entertainment spaces.

Venue Spaces

Kress Terrace and Suite 300 blends vintage style and modern-day sensibilities. The original architects incorporated Art Deco design elements that were popular during the heyday of the 1930s era. First-time visitors will notice the regal feel of the historic building. These lavish venues literally tower above the rest of the city. Each facility has spectacular, skyline views of downtown Greensboro.

Gorgeous terracotta reliefs decorate the building’s exterior. It has detailed art and metal work including tobacco leaves, narcissus flowers, an elaborate Kress coat-of-arms. Inside, the Kress Terrace and Suite 300 have spacious ballrooms with high ceilings. Both facilities have lovely backdrops and settings that can make your wedding day photos look stunning. Developers kept their original distressed brick from building’s construction. Both facilities have gorgeous, dark plank hardwood floors that are perfect to share your first kiss as a married couple.

Kress Terrace has a 2,600-square-foot interior banquet hall with hanging, crystal chandeliers. The room can comfortably host 200 guests for an indoor wedding, or 225 people for a cocktail reception.

Double glass doors open to an adjoining 4,000-square-foot terrace with a rooftop garden. You can host an elegant wedding with 300 guests here. There are decorative lights and designer chairs perfect for outdoor ceremonies and receptions. A designer can use tents to protect guests from the elements. You can share an intimate dance with your spouse under the North Carolina sky. The rooftop terrace is available for star-crossed lovers and wedding parties all year.

Suite 300 has a fabulous entry waterfall and an array of spaces that couples can utilize for their wedding day.

Other Information and Amenities

Kress Terrace and Suite 300 offer several, convenient options that allow couples to host their dream wedding. The venue can host a variety of wedding-related events including engagement parties, bridal showers, wedding ceremonies, and receptions. You’ll receive exceptional, five-star service from the facility’s event planners who will coordinate your event.

The entertainment venue has several all-inclusive wedding packages for couples. The Kress will also provide you with a list of approved vendors if you prefer to hire an outside contractor.

The facility also has a fantastic, in-house caterer. Before the wedding, couples should schedule a tasting with the event planner and caterer. You can select your menu and hors-d’oeuvres favorites before the wedding ceremony.  The organizers will allow you to customize your menu, so there will be no surprises on your wedding day.

They offer several dining service styles including stations, buffets, family-style, and platings. Other amenities the Kress Terrace provides are chocolate fountains, linens, flatware, glassware, china, and barware. Bartenders can fix crafted drinks at the facility’s in-house bar. You can even host a fancy cocktail reception.

Brides and grooms can get ready inside a bridal suite and private bathrooms. The facility also offers a secure, covered parking area for guests. You can contact the Kress Terrace and Suite 300 at (336) 886-4900 for tours, or e-mail info@kressterrace.com.

Your wedding guests can stay at several Greensboro hotels near the Kress Terrace and Suite 300. Two outstanding establishments I recommend are the Proximity Hotel and O.Henry Hotel.

The Proximity Hotel is a sustainable-style establishment in downtown Greensboro. This posh hotel exemplifies class and luxury. The O.Henry Hotel is another exceptional hotel with stellar service. This establishment offers a delicious complimentary breakfast buffet and al fresco dining at their in-house restaurant, the Green Valley Grill. You can also enjoy live jazz music, there. Both establishments provide complimentary shuttle service to the airport in vintage taxis. Visit The Proximity Hotel or O.Henry’s web pages for a full list of their amenities.

Photography Opportunities

Wedding ceremonies are extraordinary celebrations of love. Couples share the commitment, adoration, and admiration they have for their spouse before the world. This day is a once-in-a-lifetime event. You shouldn’t trust your celebration to an amateur photographer. You need veteran professionals who will document every detail of your special day.

In His Image Photography differs from other studios. We have photographed weddings for nearly two decades. Our photographers are detailed-oriented. We’ll capture your individual style that reflects your own love story. Our professionals listen to your needs to meet and exceed your expectations.

We don’t take a list of canned, wedding day shots. Instead, our professionals follow a documentary-style process to capture every storybook moment on camera. You’ll receive stunning pictures that resemble quality artistic portraits. These are photos you’ll proudly treasure for a lifetime. You’ll receive the highest-quality photographs from professionals that care deeply about you. Contact us for more information.

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