Midtown Raleigh Meeting District

The Midtown Raleigh district includes two walkable areasCrabtree Valley and North Hillswith some of the destination's most popular meeting hotels and plenty of familiar and local restaurants, shopping and things to do on downtime. Plan a meeting in one of these destination hotspots, both near major highways and interstates—easily accessible!
 

Crabtree Valley

Visitors travel hours to visit Crabtree Valley Mall to shop and dine, with 220 stores, including Michael Kors, Coach, Apple, The North Face, Tommy Bahama and the locally-owned and nationally-recognized Moon and Lola. But visitors travel even further, from all over the country, for meetings and business (the shopping and dining is a major plus!).
 

Meeting hotels with 2,500 square feet or more of meeting space

Larger meeting hotelswhich are short walking distances from dining and things to doinclude the Raleigh Marriott City Center, Embassy Suites by Hilton Raleigh Crabtree, Hilton Garden Inn Raleigh/Crabtree Valley and the Holiday Inn Crabtree Valley; each are full-service hotels with 2,500 square feet or more of meeting space. Total hotel meeting space between the four hotels is 40,034 square feet! The Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley includes 26,182 of that space and completed an extensive renovation in 2016, including new guest rooms, enticing public spaces, the meeting space and dining options.

Experience modern luxury at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley! The newly designed property will fit the needs of all travelers... View More

Located across from Crabtree Valley Mall and just minutes from downtown Raleigh. Embassy Suites Hotel Raleigh/Crabtree is... View More

Hilton Garden Inn property, located across the street from Crabtree Valley Mall, is a full-service hotel with 149 rooms and... View More

The Holiday Inn Crabtree Valley is your one-stop meeting and special event location in the Raleigh area. This full service hotel... View More


Things to do and dining

You can bet on delicious meals at the four meeting hotels. And Crabtree Valley Mall's line-up of familiar and favorite restaurants adds great options for off-site meals: Seasons 52, Red Monkey Tavern, Fleming's Prime Steak House & Wine Bar and more!

Not only does the Crabtree Valley area offer excellent mall amenities, but also natural beauty, just outside of hotel doorsteps. Want to get some activity in? Crabtree Valley has quick access to the Capital Area Greenway Trail System’s Crabtree Creek Trail, where you can run, walk or bike through miles of scenic trails—and it connects to the Neuse River Greenway Trail.

Crabtree Valley Mall is Raleigh's premier shopping mall with a unique mix of over 220 stores. View More

The Capital Area Greenway System is a network of public open spaces and recreational trails which provides for activities such as... View More



North Hills

North Hills shopping and entertainment area offers up great hotels, including N.C.’s first AC Hotel and the Four-Star Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel, plus some of the destination’s most beloved events, local shops and great food.

Midtown Beach Music Series

North Hills Mall originally opened in 1960, but this major shopping area has come a long way since then, now welcoming visitors as a giant, open-air, walkable district offering more than 130 shops, restaurants, bars, spas, a theater, an outdoor live music venue and more.
 

Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel

The Four-Star Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel is a choice pick for lots of meeting and event strategists, with 9,700 square feet meeting space and 220 luxury guest rooms. The hotel completed renovations that bring in Raleigh’s character even more into the space, and attendees can’t miss the food and cocktails at the 41Hundred restaurant!

Renaissance Raleigh North Hills Hotel


Things to do and dining

Shopping standouts include the area’s hub of author appreciation, Quail Ridge Books, posh men’s clothier Peter Millar, Charlotte’s and Kendra Scott. Hungry? Dip into Renaissance Raleigh North Hills' 41Hundred, Another Broken Egg Café, Mura, the rooftop Level7, Midtown Grille or Vivace. The list goes on with beer-focused spots Yard House and World of Beer.

North Hills has become a prime gathering spot for locals and visitors with awesome events at Midtown Park and The Commons, including the ever-popular Midtown Beach Music Series (The Commons, April through Aug.), the Midtown Farmers Market (The Commons, April-Nov.), Midtown Music Fest (Midtown Park, April), Friday Night Tributes (Midtown Park, Aug.-Oct.) and Christmas at North Hills (pre-Thanksgiving tree lighting and holiday celebration), among others. See the full schedule here as events are posted.

Coastal Credit Union Midtown Park is the ultimate outdoor gathering place at North Hills. Bookended by Chuy’s on one side and a... View More

Quail Ridge Books & Music is a locally owned independent shop brimming with books of every genre, an award winning children's... View More

41Hundred and 41Hundred Lounge are seated in the elegant Renaissance Raleigh North Hills hotel. With a focus on fresh, local,... View More

Specializing in flavorful Japanese cuisine and one-of-a-kind sushi rolls, Mura has been one of North Hill's most popular... View More



More about Midtown Raleigh

More Districts

Meeting and event strategists can choose between five separate meeting districts across the Raleigh, N.C., area. Each has its own personality and combination of features and may be just the right fit for your next event!

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Airport District

Here’s one obvious advantage of the Airport District–you are close to RDU International Airport so your attendees can have a very short commute to your meeting hotel!

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Cary District

When your must-have list includes charming and renowned quality of life, you’ll want to plan your event surrounded by everything Cary, N.C., has to offer.

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Downtown District

Anchored by the LEED Silver-certified, 500,000-square-foot Raleigh Convention Center, the downtown Raleigh meeting district is full of energy and vibrant, Southern culture.

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Midtown District

The Midtown District includes two compact, walkable areas with meeting hotels, restaurants, shopping and things to do.

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Raleigh North District

This popular meeting planner pick features two meeting hotels, delicious dining and more.

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Photos: Crabtree Creek Trail, ITRE Bicycle and Pedestrian Program; Midtown Beach Music Series, North Hills