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Historic St. Mary's Chapel


                                                 Chapel Now Open 2 Days 

Historic St. Mary's Chapel is now open on Thursdays (4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.) and Fridays, (noon to 4 p.m.) for open house public visitation and walk-in customers. Customers are encouraged to visit the historic chapel on either day to view the facility and make your wedding reservation.


St Mary's Chapel 

Address: 1129 East 3rd Street
Reservations: 704-333-1235
Maximum Capacity: 100 guests

Rental Fees:
Wedding slots are scheduled on Saturdays and Sundays in 2 hour 45 minute increments.  Weddings may be scheduled outside of normal hours only by approval.  Rehearsals are scheduled on Fridays in 1 hour increments from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.  Rehearsals are 55 minutes in duration. Bookings can be made 11 months from the event date.

  • Mecklenburg County Residents (Wedding & Rehearsals)  $500
  • Non-Mecklenburg County Residents (Wedding & Rehearsals)  $600
  • Non-Wedding Events Mecklenburg County Resident (2 hour minimum)  $125 per hour
  • Non-Wedding Events Non-County Resident (2 hour minimum)  $150 per hour
  • Change Fee (change of dates/times)  $50

Temporary holds are not placed on dates in advance of receiving payment in full and a completed reservation form. Reservation forms are available at the Historic St. Mary’s Chapel during open house hours only.  

Payments may be received onsite or via phone during open House scheduled hours.

The Chapel was designated as an Historic Landmark in 1975 and it is available for weddings, memorial services and other ceremonies. One dressing room is available for use by the customer.  Decorations are available for rent. Various rules apply for the use of the Historic St. Mary's Chapel, please download the information packet for details. Call for availability and additional information.

St. Mary's Chapel

Customers must provide:

  • Officiating Pastor/Minister
  • Musician. 



Return Check Fee:
In accordance with N.C.G.S. 25-3-512, the RETURNED CHECK FEE is $25.00.


Office Location:

Mecklenburg County
Park and Recreation
5841 Brookshire Blvd
Charlotte, NC 28216


Hours: Mon-Fri 8 a.m - 5 p.m.