St. James Community Center, Southport, NC, Event Venue
St. James Community Center

St. James Community Center

Unique Venue Features

  • Runner-Up: Small-Market Venue
  • Best of Awards - Unique Venues

Event Types Welcomed

  • Adult Social Events
  • Corporate Social Events
  • Expo/Competitions
  • Family Reunions
  • Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
  • Wedding Ceremonies
  • Wedding Receptions


The St. James Community Center

The St. James Community Center is located minutes from Historic Southport and the beautiful coastline of Brunswick County, North Carolina. A short drive Downtown Wilmington, you will find the Community Center just outside of the gates of St. James Plantation, one of the most sought-after communities in the region. The St. James Community Center is a beautiful venue, capable of hosting large and small groups for a variety of social activities and entertainment purposes. The facility’s meeting rooms are filled with natural light, and the 5,625 square foot ballroom is very well appointed.

What will make your Special Event special?
  • A beautifully appointed ballroom with adjacent outdoor terrace and covered bar area
  • Tables, chairs and dance floor all set to your specification by our expert staff
  • Additional private spaces for the family or bridal party to gather
  • A rental agreement period of up to 10-hours to allow ample of time for decoration
  • Our large warming kitchen will allow your caterer to create and deliver exceptional fare
  • From stage risers to video projection, to free wireless access and ample guest parking – this place is special
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Meeting & Event Spaces

  • Max Capacity: 600 guests
  • Largest Classroom Style: 220
  • Largest Theatre Style: 600
  • Largest Auditorium Seating: 600
  • Largest Seated Reception: 250
  • Largest Standing Reception: 525
Large Multi-Purpose Room
Meeting Rooms
Arts and Craft Room

Featured Amenities

  • A/V Equipment
  • Accessible Facilities
  • Air Conditioning Air Conditioning
  • Chairs
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Dance Floor
  • Eco-Friendly
  • Flexible Floor Plan
  • Outdoor Space
  • Stage
  • Tables
  • Taxi
  • Theater Seating
  • WiFi

Venue Location + Transportation


4136 Southport-Supply Road SE,
Southport, North Carolina 28461


  • LyftLyft
  • TaxiTaxi
  • UberUber

Nearby Airport

  • ILM - 45 minutes

Nearby International Airport

  • ILM - 45 minutes


  • Onsite Parking: Yes
  • Car Charging Stations: No

Nearby Cities

Wilmington, NC /
Southport, NC /
Myrtle Beach, SC

Things to Know


  • Must Use In-house Catering: No
  • External Catering Allowed: Yes
  • Can Bring in Own Food: no
  • Food and Beverage Onsite: No


Equipped with Audio Visual presentation equipment including; HD video projection, overhead sound, wireless microphones, TV monitors, Lutron Lighting controls, motorized shades, and wireless internet access.

  • Guest Wi-Fi: Free
  • Onsite Tech Support: Yes
  • Wi-Fi in meeting space: Yes
  • Equipment Available On-Site:
    • LCD Projectors
    • Projector Screen
    • Laptops
    • Microphones
    • Sound System
    • Custom Lighting

Venue Policies

  • Alcohol Consumption: Yes
  • Smoking Permitted: no
  • Cannabis Industry-Friendly: No
  • Cannabis Consumption: No
  • Eco Friendly: Yes
  • ADA Accessible: Yes
  • Family Friendly: Yes
  • Pet Friendly: No