Located at the corner of Front Street and Orange Street in historic Downtown Wilmington, NC, this once working bread bakery is now hosting a variety of events.
The modern Bakery 105 facility includes an ample garden courtyard perfect for mixing and mingling adjacent to the "Main" building. The venue boasts exposed brick walls, wood ceiling, steel girders, and a large monitor skylight. Both indoor and outdoor are available to host an unforgettable event.
The Lowdown Venue Setting
Located at the corner of Front Street and Orange Street in historic Downtown Wilmington, NC, this once working bread bakery is now hosting a variety of events. The modern Bakery 105 facility includes an ample garden courtyard perfect for mixing and mingling adjacent to the "Main" building. The venue boasts exposed brick walls, wood ceiling, steel girders, and a large monitor skylight. Both indoor and outdoor are available to host an unforgettable event.
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range Does this include catering fees?
Estimated Price Per Head
from $25 to $125
The Venue Rental and required Food & Beverage minimum varies by day of the week and time of year. NC Sales Tax and 22% Service Charge are applied to the Food and Beverage totals. In addition, we offer
coordinating services, food tastings, and various rentals items (i.e., dance floor, AV equipment, etc.) for an additional fee. optional Insurance
Additional Insurance Is Not Required To Host An Event Here
Capacity Seated 175 Buffet 200 Standing 250 Celebrations Hosted Here Since 2014 Venue Spaces Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available Catering Client Must Select A Caterer From The List Provided By The Venue Alcohol Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services Smoking Designated Smoking Areas Only Amenities Street Parking Wifi Dining Chairs Dining Tables Onsite Restrooms Venue Features The Scene: Bakery 105 is located in the south-end of picturesque Downtown Wilmington, NC just steps from the Cape Fear River. Once a working bread bakery, the building maintains the edginess of the more industrial design elements with modern upgrades for the most discerning host. The Bakery's Orange Street entrance is handicap-accessible and leads to the landing overlooking the outdoor Garden Courtyard as well as to the double doors into the venue's indoor space. The Bakery 105 building has a rich history dating back to the early 1900s and is a great example of rustic industrial architecture. Now flanked with planter boxes and bench seating, the steps into the street-level courtyard feature brick pavers, climbing vines, and crepe myrtle trees.
A walk in any direction reveals historic buildings, cobblestone streets, 100-year-old trees, historic homes and the Cape Fear River boardwalk. Can you say "photo-op heaven"? Design: The Bakery 105 venue and adjoining garden courtyard provide a hip, modern backdrop for any occasion. A step inside reveals a large open space featuring exposed brick walls, wood ceiling, steel girders, built-in bar, and a large monitor skylight. The Garden Courtyard is ideally suited for a ceremony, cocktail hour, or al fresco dining experience. The most recent addition to the venue includes a built-in bar with a white marble bar top and white wood cabinetry. Extra Perks: Besides amazing service…and the venue, Bakery 105 provides: seating tables and white chairs for 150 guests and food service/buffet tables. We will help create a floor plan based on your use of the space. Bakery 105 provides the catering, beverage and bar service, service staff, and basic setup and clean up. We include the flatware, glassware, and plates in our catering per person price. Awards & Notables
Bakery 105 has received numerous awards from The Knot and WeddingWire.
We have been featured in The Knot, Southern Weddings, Southern Bride & Groom, Focus on The Coast, and The Carolinas Magazine
Our weddings can be found on Style Me Pretty, The Knot, Aisle Society, Brides.com, Trendy Bride, Fairytale Pursuits, and VacationIdea.com
Celebration Locations The Cottage on Orange Street: A gorgeous suite located in a "tiny" historic home sits adjacent to Bakery 105's Orange Street entrance. The location and layout is well-suited for the bride and her ladies (or the groom and his men) as well as and intimate gathering. - View: One of cobblestone streets lined with 100 year-old Oak trees surrounded by historic homes on the edge of the central business district of Downtown Wilmington. - Max Capacity: 12 - Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing 128 South: A Dry Goods store in the late 1800s, the venue provides a backdrop of Southern Charm...Meets Modern Elegance. The indoor space features large picture windows, exposed brick walls, and heart of pine wood beams, while the vast outdoor deck overlooks the Cape Fear River. - View: Tucked at the south-end of Wilmington's CBD, views include sunsets over the Cape Fear River, the city skyline, and the charm of downtown Front Street. - Max Capacity: 175 - Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes: 128 South provides the catering for all of our events. The Culinary Team is always ready to accommodate custom menu requests as well as help create a menu that compliments the style of any occasion. Bars & Lounges: The "Corner Bar" at Bakery 105 provides a lovely backdrop to enjoy whatever signature cocktail creation is on the menu for the event. Always happy to accommodate custom cocktail requests, our team can help match the perfect beverages to the look, feel and theme of your event. THIS VENUE DOES NOT HAVE ANY REPORTS AT THIS TIME. Check back again soon!