Virginia is a beautiful state with a lot to offer to couples looking for a place to get married. You’ll find a number of barn and farm wedding venues on our list, capitalizing on the state’s rolling farmland. Northern Virginia is just across the river from Washington D.C., and you’ll also find a few urban wedding venues that offer services fit for the residents of the capital and those who choose it as a destination.
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Foxchase Manor is an exclusive, upscale wedding venue in Bull Run. The venue centers around a stunning, Jeffersonian Mansion with two beautifully appointed ballrooms and meticulous architectural details throughout. Many historic homes only offer small interior spaces for events but this one offers a large ballroom that can accommodate more than 500 guests with room for a band and dancing. There is a second, smaller ballroom that can hold up to 250. You’ll have room for a cocktail hour in the foyer and dedicated ceremony space outdoors or in whichever ballroom you aren’t using for your reception. One of the best things about Foxchase Manor is that you can have the beautiful, southern estate wedding of your dreams without compromising on the guest list due to size restrictions.
8310 Chatsworth Drive, Manassas, VA 20109, Phone: 703-369-3638
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Harbour View is a wedding and event venue located on the banks of the Occaquan River in the town of Woodbridge. The property offers a huge amount of versatile event space with more than 12,000 square feet available to you. The event space is spread across a number of different spaces providing appropriate locations for everything from small weddings of only 10 or so people all the way up to events with more than 300 guests. They offer flexible wedding packages which allow you to pick and choose what you need to plan your event as you desire. If you are overwhelmed by the choices, don’t worry. There are coordinators available to help you navigate your way through the myriad of choices.
13200 Marina Way, Woodbridge, VA 22191, Phone: 703-910-4273
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Is a historic farm that is still operational today as both a farm and a stunning event venue. It is located near the city of Richmond and charming Historic Williamsburg. The property has been privately owned since the home was first built in 1725. The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation oversaw the restoration of the nearly 300 year old property so you can trust that the charming historic features remain accurately intact. The venue can be used for weddings of any kind for up to 200 guests and onsite lodging is available for up to 20 of your guests and/or bridal party.
6831 Dabneys Mill Road, Manquin, VA 23106, Phone: 804-769-2358
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The Renaissance is an urban wedding venue located right in the center of Richmond’s swanky and bustling Arts District. The building dates to 1887 and was used as a Masonic Temple for many years. The wedding business started as a catering business who was looking for a permanent venue to serve food from. They were attracted to the Renaissance because it offers one of the largest Victorian-style ballrooms in the city. The grand, Roosevelt Ballroom is an impressive sight with tall ceilings, beautiful chandeliers and windows that reach from the floor to ceiling all around. The smaller Adams Room can serve as the ceremony site or as additional reception room if you need more space.
107 W. Broad Street, #300, Richmond, VA 23220, Phone: 804-649-3373
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Montalto is a unique and exclusive event venue located on a mountain above President Jefferson’s famous Monticello estate. The property is home to the Robert H. Smith Center which offers retreat and meeting space and private event use. Repose is an 11,000 square foot home that sits at the top of Montalto. It offers several indoor event spaces and is surrounded by several lawns. The largest room in the estate is the Conservatory which is suitable for elegant reception dinners as it has beautiful views of the mountains and access to valuable features like A/V equipment. The outdoor lawns make for a wonderful ceremony location. They offer incomparable views including the Blue Ridge Mountains and of course, Monticello.
1400-1402 Mountain top Farm, Charlottesville, VA 22902, Phone: 434-984-9800
6.North Point Plantation
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North Point Plantation is a luxurious Bed and Breakfast property set on the Mattaponi River in King William. The Bed and Breakfast occupies a historic plantation home from the mid-1700s that exudes the charm and history of the south. The main house is a Georgian-style mansion with a large yard where you can exchange your vows. Most choose to have their wedding right along the riverfront where you and your guests will be able to enjoy views of the river, the property’s gardens and the home itself. The venue can accommodate weddings from 25 to 300+ guests and can help with all of your event planning details as they have already developed relationships with many area vendors over the years.
1273 North Point Farm Road, King William, VA 23086, Phone: 804-238-3856
7.Old Metropolitan Hall
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Old Metropolitan Hall is an event venue right on the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville. The venue occupies a historic space that has been beautifully restored to be an elegant, upscale space with tons of historic details such as the original tin-tiled ceiling. The building has a ballroom and smaller bar cellar which can both be used for events such as your reception, cocktail hour or your rehearsal dinner. The venue has relationships with area caterers and other vendors to help bring your wedding plans to life. Your guests will appreciate the convenience to the city’s historic landmarks and dining opportunities.
101 E. Main Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902, Phone: 434-260-7144
8.On Sunny Slope Farm
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On Sunny Slope Farm is a historic family farm that has been hosting weddings for more than three decades in the Harrisonburg area. The venue has a barn, a tent and four acres of farm grounds available for your use. The entire property has beautiful views of the surrounding area which you will appreciate when you have your wedding and engagement photos made here. They have a number of different wedding packages which have been designed with feedback from couples who’ve been married here over the years. Many choose to have their ceremony in one of the four outdoor locations with a covered ceremony site serving as a back up in case of inclement weather. The barn is then typically used as a unique and memorable reception site.
1825 Sunny Slope Lane, Harrisonburg, VA 22801, Phone: 540-830-5400
9.Regency at Dominion Valley
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Regency at Dominion Valley is a classy country club and popular wedding venue for couples in Northern Virginia. The venue has won many awards in the wedding industry and remains a highly-sought after choice for area brides and those coming to Virginia for a destination wedding. They have an entire team of professionals on staff and ready to help you plan your wedding and assist you in realizing your dreams on the day of your event including a team of caterers who will execute a menu that you choose. You can choose from two outdoor ceremony sites and beautifully remodeled interior rooms to use for your dream wedding.
15351 Championship Drive, Haymarket, VA 20169, Phone: 571-261-3335
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Riley Manor is a beautiful, antebellum inn and event venue in the town of Rixeyville. The inn occupies the space of a private estate home that was built in 1801. It has been beautifully renovated but still retains many of the original features such as the hardwood floors, beautiful staircase and Juliette balcony. However, the commitment to keeping original features has not kept the property from adding numerous modern amenities such as a TV, a residential kitchen and handicapped accessible restrooms and ballroom. Couples are welcome to use any and all parts of the manor property for their wedding including the six bedrooms where you can house the bridal party and family members overnight.
9155 Pleasant Hill Drive, Rixeyville, VA 22737, Phone: 434-996-4281
11.John Marshall Ballrooms
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John Marshall Ballrooms is a wedding venue consisting of 2 unique historic ballrooms in Richmond. The space features numerous event areas including the two large ballrooms which can be used for both receptions and ceremonies as well as a lobby space which works well for lingering before the event or a post-ceremony cocktail hour, bridal suites and a lounge room that can work well for small events. John Marshall Ballrooms offers onsite catering services and will take care of everything you need related to food and beverage including set up, tear down, tables, chairs, china and linens as well as, of course, preparing delicious food to your personal tastes.
101 N. 5th Street, Richmond, VA 23219, Phone: 804-775-2355
12.The Barn at Timber Creek
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The Barn at Timber Creek is a country wedding destination that is conveniently located near Richmond. The barn was built by a bride who struggled to find the ideal wedding venue in the area and decided, along with her family to undertake the job of building a venue themselves. They were the first couple to get married there and they have since opened the wedding venue to the public for use for their own weddings. On the day of your wedding you will have guaranteed exclusive use of the property including the 4,000 square foot barn, outdoor porch for your cocktail hour and help with set up along with other services and amenities.
535 Holman Mill Road, Farmville, VA 23901, Phone: 804-921-8224
13.The Columns At Six Penny Farm
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The Columns at Six Penny Farm is a beautiful event venue in Virginia’s rural farmland. One of the highlights of this event venue is the sweeping views of the Shenandoah valley. The property has an outdoor arbor where you can exchange your vows with amazing views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Massanutten peak, and the property’s historic buildings. Couples who use this wedding venue also have access to many areas of the home and the farm for shooting their memorable wedding or engagement photographs. For those who are looking to spend the night before or after their wedding, the property is also a bed and breakfast, so you can stay right here at The Columns.
1503 Dave Berry Road, McGaheysville, VA 22840, Phone: 540-421-0339
14.Barn at Edgewood
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The Barn at Edgewood is a family owned and operated wedding reception venue featuring a stunning barn and acres beautiful farmland surrounding it. Booking a wedding here allows you to choose any ceremony location you would like on the property, so you can go with whatever speaks to you. They offer an on-site rehearsal and plenty of parking for your wedding day. One highlight of booking a wedding here are the beautiful views of the mountains which are sure to be a highlight of both your wedding day and your photographs. The venue works with a list of associated vendors who offer all of the services you need to make your wedding day a success. They also have a selection of decorations available that you can use as well as added extras like outdoor heaters and lighting.
777 Beazley Road, Stanarusville, VA 22973, Phone: 434-202-3961
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Dellwood Plantation is a stunning wedding venue occupying a traditional, Southern Plantation in Richmond. The venue features many acres of beautiful planted gardens, a magnolia grove, and an immaculate Manor House. This is the perfect, Southern-style venue for the quintessential Southern Belle of a Virginia bride and her handsome gentleman, or a couple of wannabes from out of town. They offer outdoor ceremony and reception space either uncovered in the gardens or under their tent. Small, more intimate wedding parties may choose to use the interior space in the Manor House for their event which is conveniently located near the dedicated Bridal Suite.
6100 Woodpecker Road, Chesterfield, VA 23838, Phone: 804-590-0985
16.The Event Barn at Mount Ida Farm
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The Event Barn at Mount Ida Farm is a premium event venue located on the property of a 6,000 acre estate. The dedicated event space has its own private entrance within the massive property. The barn was formerly used to raise cattle but it has been expanded and restored with the sole intention of being a wedding reception venue. Therefore it has nice features like a kitchen for catering, a bridal suite, and large attached patios with a massive fireplace. Your ceremony can also be held onsite with the scenic lakeside gazebo being the preferred location for exchanging vows as you and your guests enjoy the view.
6903 Blenheim Road, Scottsville, VA 24590, Phone: 434-566-5562
17.Historic Jasmine Plantation
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Historic Jasmine Plantation is a wedding venue located on a 17th-century property in the historic town of Providence Forge. If you are a history buff or just love the charm of Historic, Williamsburg area of Virginia, then you’ll appreciate this beautiful venue. The plantation has numerous authentic historic features such as a Manor house dating from the 1750s, a dedicated event room and a vintage tavern. The grounds have four different outdoor spaces that can be used for ceremonies each of which is surrounded by beautiful gardens and ponds. At night the grounds can be beautifully lit with outdoor chandeliers and other lights for a charming party after the sun sets.
4500 N. Courthouse Road, Providence Forge, VA 23140, Phone: 804-966-9836
18.The Mill at Fine Creek
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The Mill at Fine Creek is a unique wedding venue located near both Charlottesville and Richmond. The Mill was originally part of a historic village but now it operates solely as an event venue. Booking an event here guarantees you access to the venue’s beautiful gardens, modern facilities and historic grist mill for your ceremony and reception. Many choose to have their ceremony at the outdoor pergola and then retreat indoors to enjoy dinner and dancing at their reception. There is an on site catering company that is known locally for creating especially tasty food. There are 13 private cottages available which you can rent out if you are looking for accommodation options for yourself or your family and friends.
2434 Robert E. Lee Road, Powhatan, VA 23139, Phone: 804-379-8211
19.Historic Rosemont Manor
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The Historic Rosemont Manor is a historic Bed and Breakfast and wedding venue spread over 60 acres of forest and landscaped gardens. The venue is conveniently located just off of Interstate 81 so your guests will be able to find it easily. They offer a selection of different wedding packages so you can craft the perfect event. You can use it for everything from a small, intimate family wedding or an elopement ceremony with just you and your special someone up to a no-holds-barred gala with up to 500 guests, the venue is quite versatile. You can have you ceremony in the home’s Grand Portico space, the carriage house or outdoor on the lawn and then follow it up with a reception in the dining room or out on the garden terrace, just to name a few options.
16 Rosemont Manor Lane, Berryville, VA 22611, Phone: 540-955-2834
20.The Space Downtown
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The Space Downtown is a wedding venue located in the heart of Charlottesville’s historic district. The venue offers an upscale venue and amazing food along with all of the modern amenities that you’d expect from an event rental. There are a plethora of menu options available and you can craft your own menu to fit your event. Choose from either a three course dinner where you have many options to choose from for each course, or a themed buffet that is served family style. With menu options including Southern Style, Italian, Vegetarian and Classic, the hardest part will be narrowing it down to one.
210 Water Street W, Charlottesville, VA 22902, Phone: 434-284-1181
21.The Woodlands at Algonkian
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The Woodlands at Algonkian is a beautiful wedding venue tucked into the natural forest surroundings of Algonkian Regional Park. The main room and event venue at the property can accommodate up to 200 of your friends and family members. The room is marked by high ceilings, a stunning fireplace and room for a dance floor. From the room you can enjoy views of the nearby trees and golf course. If you are looking for overnight accommodations for yourself or your guests, you can stay right at the venue in nice cottages along the shores of the Potomac. The venue has their own, on-site catering company which offers a variety of options ranging from a casual barbecue all the way up to a luxurious black-tie service.
47001 Fairway Drive, Sterling, VA 20165, Phone: 703-450-4655
22.Thomas Birkby House
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The Thomas Birkby House is located right in the heart of historic Leesburg, easily accessible from Washington D.C. and the rest of Northern Virginia. The home was built around 1770 and the property includes the main manor house, the smaller Carriage House, a beautiful white gazebo and several acres of nicely landscaped gardens. The event spaces include a tented courtyard with room for 200 and several interior rooms that can hold up to 50 guests. They have a list of preferred vendors who are experienced with providing services at the venue and can help you plan your special event.
109 Loudoun Street SW, Leesburg, VA 20175, Phone: 703-777-2700
23.Top of the Town Reception and Conference Facility
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The Top of the Town Reception and Conference Facility is a conference hall and classy reception space. The space can accommodate 180 people. It is a dedicated event space that offers private rentals only so you won’t have to worry about sharing the space with anyone but those on your guest list. One of the most notable features of this venue are the amazing views you have of Washington D.C. just on the the other side of the Potomac. Soak in the views of the river, the Nation’s Capital and the city’s most famous monuments as you celebrate your love. The views are truly amazing any time of day and make for a special touch to your photographs.
1400 14th Street N, Arlington, VA 22209, Phone: 703-387-8696
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Wolftrap Farm is a country lodge that occupies a former farmhouse and cottages that were built in the 1850s. The property features nearly 600 acres of rolling farmland used for raising cattle and horses. There are several indoor/outdoor Pavillions which you can use for your wedding reception. Your ceremony can also be hosted onsite on the hilltop, pond side or at another location on the farm. The Manor House, the Barn Apartment and a few cottages on the property can provide overnight accommodation for you and more than 50 off your wedding guests, so feel free to plan your wedding as a weekend away if you book Wolftrap Farm.
17379 Wolf Trap Drive, Gordonsville, VA 22942, Phone: 540-832-1803
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Zocalo is a chic Latin American restaurant that serves up dishes representing the culinary traditions of Mexico, Spain and South America as well as a fun range of innovative tropical cocktails. The restaurant sits right in the middle of the action in historic Charlottesville downtown mall. The restaurant can be rented for both wedding receptions and rehearsal dinners. The space can hold 150 guests at seated meals or 350 for a standing cocktail reception. As Zocalo is first of all a restaurant, you’re sure to delight in the range of tasty latin-inspired dishes that are served at your event.
5254, 201 East Main Street, Charlotesville, VA 22902, Phone: 434-977-4944
25 Best Wedding Venues in Virginia
- Foxchase Manor, Photo: Courtesy of stanislav_uvarov - Fotolia.com
- Harbour View, Photo: Courtesy of Georgi - Fotolia.com
- Seven Springs, Photo: Courtesy of Federico Rostagno - Fotolia.com
- The Renaissance, Photo: Courtesy of Yana - Fotolia.com
- Montalto, Photo: Courtesy of Artem - Fotolia.com
- North Point Plantation, Photo: Courtesy of Laszlo - Fotolia.com
- Old Metropolitan Hall, Photo: Courtesy of Maksymiv Iurii - Fotolia.com
- On Sunny Slope Farm, Photo: Courtesy of yuriy - Fotolia.com
- Regency at Dominion Valley, Photo: Courtesy of digidreamgrafix - Fotolia.com
- Rixey Manor, Photo: Courtesy of Georgi - Fotolia.com
- John Marshall Ballrooms, Photo: Courtesy of Georgi - Fotolia.com
- The Barn at Timber Creek, Photo: Courtesy of pavelvozmischev - Fotolia.com
- The Columns At Six Penny Farm, Photo: Courtesy of mr2853 - Fotolia.com
- Barn at Edgewood, Photo: Courtesy of Jennifer - Fotolia.com
- Dellwood Plantation, Photo: Courtesy of Nadtochiy - Fotolia.com
- The Event Barn at Mount Ida Farm, Photo: Courtesy of Georgi - Fotolia.com
- Historic Jasmine Plantation, Photo: Courtesy of Georgi - Fotolia.com
- The Mill at Fine Creek, Photo: Courtesy of maestrovideo - Fotolia.com
- Historic Rosemont Manor, Photo: Courtesy of Georgi - Fotolia.com
- The Space Downtown, Photo: Courtesy of AS Photo Project - Fotolia.com
- The Woodlands at Algonkian, Photo: Courtesy of ver0nicka - Fotolia.com
- Thomas Birkby House, Photo: Courtesy of Gevorg - Fotolia.com
- Top of the Town Reception and Conference Facility, Photo: Courtesy of pahis - Fotolia.com
- Wolftrap Farm, Photo: Courtesy of malkovkosta - Fotolia.com
- Zocalo, Photo: Courtesy of yakimenkoanton - Fotolia.com
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