The Old Dominion has an incredible amount of beautiful wedding locations, from the beach to the mountains to historic homes. From an elegant wedding at a vineyard in the Blue Ridge Mountains to a quaint and cozy celebration at a local farm, here are the 10 best wedding locations in Virginia.
Headquarters of the American Horticultural Society, River Farm offers 25 acres of woodland, gardens, and scenery overlooking the Potomac River. George Washington once owned the land and property, adding a unique historical slant to this otherwise gorgeous estate.
Virginia Beach is one of the most wonderful spots in Tidewater to plan a wedding. Instead of renting out a huge venue, why not go straight to the source of the town’s name? Plenty of companies exist to help couples take full advantage of the beach scenery without getting sand in unwanted places.
Keswick Vineyards is “nestled in a valley of rolling farmland and surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains.” They offer many wedding services, including a full day rental, authentic hand-stitched sailcloth Sperry tent, and inclusive packages against an exquisite backdrop.
Interested in a beautifully rustic wedding? Look no further than Sunny Slope Farm in Harrisonburg, Virginia. For over 31 years, they’ve provided wedding, reception, and ceremony assistance, with the farmhouse barn on-site for use as the base of operations.
Salamander Resort and Spa is the picture of elegance and refinement. If you want to be treated like royalty, you won’t do better than Salamander. All wedding packages include a dedicated banquet captain, staff, tables and chairs, bar, plated dinner, and more.
A 2017 Wedding Wire Couples’ Choice Award recipient, the historic John Marshall Ballrooms bring classy elegance to your special day. Wedding packages include the ruse of both ballrooms, complete with old-world radiance including crystal chandeliers and split staircase. You’ll feel like a royal couple out of a fairy tale.
The Mount Vernon Inn at Mount Vernon is a wonderful wedding spot. Rent out the inn just a short distance away from George Washington’s ancestral home. Enjoy the gardens, access to six colonial-style rooms, and fireplaces as you dance the night away.
Wild Wolf Brewing Company doesn’t just brew beer (although they’re great at that, too). Their event center can comfortably fit 140 guests and features chandeliers, hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, and rustic accents against the backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Originally built in 1892, the newly renovated courthouse is overseen by the Prince William County Historic Preservation Division and can be rented out for weddings. For history lovers, this old courthouse might be the perfect spot to say, “I do.”
This 100-year-old theater in the Granby area of Norfolk, Virginia, describes itself as one of the most “eclectic” wedding locations on the east coast. Travel back in time to when the movies were still called the “talkies” and theater reigned supreme as you take a step into your new future as a couple.