Explore the Great Room


Explore the Great Room

Chapel Hill's Only Downtown Event Space

Located in the space once occupied by the legendary Carolina Theatre, The Great Room's exposed brick and soft industrial feel gives a grateful nod to Chapel Hill's past while simultaneously embodying its bright future with clean lines, hardwood floors and subtle interiors.

Completely flexible menus and floor plans, with a completely flexible planning staff, allows each client to tailor their next event exactly to their liking.  The Great Room complex guarantees a truly unique and enjoyable experience for events ranging from wedding ceremonies & receptions, departmental meetings, social gatherings, reunions, and much, much more!

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Everything in our organization is built around the success of your event. That's why a full team is at your service to handle the details. Whether you are hosting twenty guests or three hundred, we are ready to assist with every detail. 

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An event coordinator will be your representative throughout the planning process, helping with vendor recommendations, assisting you with the use of the complex, and ensuring that the plans you've made are executed perfectly. 

common questions

The spaces that make up the Great Room complex can be booked in combination or individually, depending on the number of guests and the content of your event. The Tank Room, Franklin Room, and Great Room are all part of the complex. 

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Graduation Day Jazz Brunch

SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016


Graduation Day Jazz Brunch

SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016


Join us on Sunday, May 8th from 11:00AM - 3:00PM in The Great Room for a New Orleans-style jazz brunch, in celebration of UNC's spring graduation ceremonies! 

Ticket purchase gives you access to our unlimited brunch buffet, all non-alcoholic beverages, guaranteed seating for 1 hour as well as cocktailing space for the duration of the event, and a live performance by Forward Motion Jazz.  

In Back Bar we'll have a photo booth stocked with UNC props and a special treat for graduating seniors: a freshly-cleaned brick wall in Back Bar for you to decorate with your own chalk art graffiti!


call (919) 929-8676, Opt. 3


Tickets are $25 for adults / $15 for children 12 & under


Bourbon Street Spinach Salad 

Shrimp & Crab Louie

Build-Your-Own Omelettes

Florentine Scrambled Eggs

Cajun Homefries

White Cheese Grits

Fried Okra

Homemade Belgian Waffles with Blueberry Syrup

Biscuits & Sausage Gravy

Corned Beef Hash

Oyster Casserole

Pecan-Crusted Tilapia with Creole Cream Sauce

Rosemary Mint Lamb with Jalapeno Mint Jelly

Chocolate Fondue Bar much more!