32 Best Outdoor and Indoor Wedding Venues in Virginia
This is a list of the best wedding venues in Virginia. Most of these venues will cover from Central Virginia to Northern Virginia, covering counties from Albemarle, Orange, Spotsylvania, Culpeper, Faquier, Loudoun, Fairfax, and Arlington. Cities that are covered are from Charlottesville, Annandale, McLean, to Alexandria. In my opinion, these are the top wedding venues for both indoor and outdoor weddings divided by type. I’ve had the opportunity to photograph at each of these and will be adding more in the near future when I will be photographing them this year.
It is an extensive list, so please utilize the Table of Contents below to find the venue that you’re looking for. I’ll provide some details and add my personal thoughts as well. If you ever would like to see a full gallery, please don’t hesitate to reach out and contact me!
Vineyard Wedding Venues in Virginia
Morais Vineyards & Winery
Morais Vineyards is a winery that offers gorgeous scenery, memorable experiences, and a unique wine selection. The indoor ballroom includes 4,000 square feet of hardwood floors, Palladian style windows, stage anchored by columns and decorated with elaborately-painted Portuguese tiles, dance floor, six champagne leaf grand chandeliers and two private outdoor terraces that view the pond and lush vineyards.
The ballroom can accommodate a number of floor plans tailored to your needs and accommodate up to 250 guests. All furniture for your reception is included.
More Info: https://moraisvineyards.com/weddings-events/the-palacio-package/
Keswick Vineyards is the perfect blend of traditional elegance and historical ambiance. Nestled in a valley of rolling farmland and surrounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains, the pristine grounds of Edgewood Estate and Keswick Vineyards lend themselves as the perfect backdrop for your vineyard wedding ceremony, cocktail hour and reception.
More Info: https://www.weddings.keswickvineyards.com/
The Barns at Hamilton Station Vineyards
The Barns at Hamilton Station Vineyards is a family owned and operated winery housed on a refurbished dairy farm in Northern Virginia. Nestled within the natural beauty and authentic setting of the Loudoun County countryside, The Barns at Hamilton Station Vineyards’ boasts a custom-built wedding venue in our 109-year-old restored stone and wood Bank Barn designed to offer the ideal location to celebrate your special day and create memories to cherish forever.
Spectacular pastoral and mountain views, amazing sunsets, beautiful old-world style farm grounds, and the golden wood and ethereal ceilings of the restored barn create the perfect backdrop for your wedding ceremony or reception.
More Info: https://www.thebarnsathamiltonstation.com/weddings
Historic Sites, Homes, Mansion Wedding Venues in Virginia
Inn at Willow Grove
The Inn at Willow Grove blends the timeless elegance with colonial charm. An idyllic setting, The Boxwood Garden is the perfect backdrop for an outdoor wedding ceremony of any style. Their century-old boxwood trees are shaded by holly, magnolia and oaks, which keep the garden cool, comfortable and exquisitely beautiful in every season. With a hand-laid brick pathway lined with white blooming flowers leading to a custom-built pergola framing countryside views, the garden is ideally suited to wedding ceremonies. Up to 175 guests.
More Info: https://www.innatwillowgrove.com/weddings.html
Celebrate your wedding at one of Loudoun County’s favorite wedding venues, Whitehall Estate. An easy drive from Leesburg, Middleburg and Winchester. Full use of their Federal Manor House, Ballrooms, Gardens, Terraces and Verandas for getting ready, photo shoots, ceremony, dining and dancing.
More Info: https://www.whitehallestate.com/weddings/
Inn at the Old Silk Mill
The Inn at the Old Silk Mill is the perfect venue for romantic getaways, weddings, business retreats, and other events. Located in Historic Downtown Fredericksburg. The Inn and Silk Mill are a perfect setting for an all inclusive wedding. The Inn with its 27 b&b rooms can host overnight guests with the reception onsite in the Silk Mill. Families find it a warm, relaxed atmosphere. On premise ceremonies can be held in the courtyard, chapel, inside the Silk Mill, or on the river. The Silk Mill is a spacious unique area perfect for weddings and receptions. The Silk Wedding packages range in price depending on the size of the wedding and the day of week.
More Info: http://www.innattheoldesilkmill.com/weddings/
Airlie, a Warrenton VA hotel, conference center and Virginia wedding venue on 300 bucolic acres just 50 miles outside of Washington D.C. Airlie transports you to a world filled with rich history, heartwarming Virginian hospitality and an unspoiled countryside setting spread out across 300 highly photographable acres in quaint Fauquier County.
More Info: https://airlie.com/weddings/
Stevenson Ridge is rural weddings and events venue in Spotsylvania, Virginia and Fredericksburg, Virginia. Offering barn weddings, rustic cabin rentals, and catering. Stevenson Ridge will only host one event per day, so you have the flexibility of choosing the perfect time of day for your wedding. Receptions are typically 4-5 hours
More Info: http://stevensonridge.net/special-events/weddings/
Farm / Barn Wedding Venues in Virginia
Big Spring Farm
Big Spring is a unique farm venue located in Lexington, Virginia boasting a restored barn, mountain views, and a 10-acre lake formed by one of Virginia’s largest natural springs. They specialize in bespoke barn weddings, providing the perfect farm venue, without any of the hassle associated with a typical private property venue.
More Info: https://bigspringva.com/details
The Middleburg Barn
The Middleburg Barn is a highly versatile space capable of holding the 200+ invited guests. It has the rustic barn atmosphere with elegance. It has beautiful crystal chandeliers and breathtaking programmable lighting system making it magical.
More Info: https://www.themiddleburgbarn.com/tours-details/packages-pricing/
Panorama Events is a division of a family owned and operated property which offers a charming event facility in the heart of Central Virginia. Located just 25 minutes from downtown Charlottesville, guests feel transported amidst rolling farmland as they look out at the Blue Ridge Mountains. The facility can accommodate up to 200 guests through a number of different configurations which may utilize the barn facility or tented spaces.
Unfortunately, at the time of this writing it is closed.
Rounton Farm is nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is family owned and operated venue and has been a staple in the wedding industry for 10 years. With years of experience and sweeping views, Rounton Farm provides couples with endless possibilities! It accommodates a maximum of 250 guests. Couples may choose from the following event spaces in which to host their ceremony and reception.
More Info: https://www.rountonfarm.com/policy/rates
Shadow Creek Wedding & Events
Shadow Creek is equestrian barn wedding venue which sits on 200 private acres in Northern Virginia and welcomes you and your guests to the stunning Loudoun County countryside. A year-round classic chic barn with indoor seating for up to 300 guests. They offer both full-day standard event rental for large weddings, as well as an hourly rental option for micro weddings and elopements.
More info: https://weddingsatshadowcreek.com/weddings-at-shadow-creek/
Tranquility Farm is a historic venue located in Purcellville, Virginia offering a 48-hour Weekend Wedding Experience with Accommodations. The property, which totals 23 acres, is situated in horse and wine country, a setting that gives you and your guests a sense of peace and stillness to enjoy a relaxing weekend celebration.
There are plenty of outdoor options available as well so that you and your guests can enjoy the beautiful Virginia farmland, including the farmhouse grounds, gardens, vineyards, and more.
More Info: https://tranquility-farm.net/weddings#tranquility-farm-rental-details
Riverside on the Potomac
Riverside on the Potomac is a rustic wedding venue located just outside of Washington, DC in Leesburg, Virginia. Nestled up to the Potomac River in Loudoun County, Virginia, this breathtaking venue features wide stretched pastures, a large barn space and unforgettable views of the water.
Resting on 80 acres of uninterrupted space, Riverside on the Potomac has capacity for up to 300 guests. The venue’s barn, the stone and timber bank barn, is the largest restored barn in Loudoun County. The reception room found within the barn is climate controlled so that you and your guests are free to enjoy this space any time of year.
More Info: https://riversideonthepotomac.com/venues-2/
Inn / Bed and Breakfast / Restaurant Wedding Venues in Virginia
Set on 264 acres in the heart of wine and hunt country, Goodstone offers a truly elegant wedding setting with the finest in farm-to-table cuisine, breathtaking vistas and gracious hospitality – from intimate to elaborate wedding events on the estate!
More Info: https://www.goodstone.com/dc-destination-weddings
Salamander Resort & Spa
Salamander Resort & Spa offers the refined sophistication of a luxurious country estate in the exclusive Washington. D.C. horse and wine country. Whether you prefer casual or formal, understated or over the top, intimate and small or a gathering of many, Salamander Resort & Spa has a selection of indoor and outdoor settings so you may customize your celebration.
More info: https://www.salamanderresort.com/celebrate/weddings
L’Auberge Provencale Bed and Breakfast
L’Auberge Provençale is the quintessential French Country Inn, just a short 90-minute drive from Washington D.C. Innkeepers Celeste and Alain Borel have created a remarkable, authentic Provençale experience in a romantic Virginia bed and breakfast with gracious service and luxurious guest rooms.
The inn and its lovely grounds with gardens, orchards, our sweeping porch and terrace provide an intimate country setting for your dream Virginia wedding.
More Info: https://www.laubergeprovencale.com/virginia-wedding-venue
The 2941 Restaurant is a modern restaurant wedding venue in the greater Washington, D.C. area. At this venue, couples can celebrate in a chic interior space with ponds and gardens just outside the doors. This restaurant can be found in the Northern Virginia area, located approximately 25 minutes outside of downtown Washington, D.C.
This venue has space for up to 200 guests on a couple’s wedding day. A tall building of white and glass is surrounded by nature, making up the outer appearance of this venue. Couples can use the conveniently paved patio spaces outside for their ceremony, cocktail hour, or reception.
More Info: https://www.2941.com/weddings.html
Airbnb Wedding Venues in Virginia
Inn at Blue Mountain Brewery + Ravens Roost Overlook
The Inn at Blue Mountain is a 4,000 square foot Cape Cod-style home on 2 acres of wooded countryside adjacent to the larger grounds of Blue Mountain Brewery. The brewery is easily accessible via a private walkway. In addition to comfortable, well-appointed sleeping quarters, a fully-stocked kitchen, and game room with pool table, the Inn features a welcoming wrap-around porch, large outdoor deck and patio areas, fire pit, hot tub, tiki bar, and gorgeous views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. This couple decided to elope in the backyard and wanted to do their wedding portraits at Ravens Roost Overlook about 30 minutes away.
More Info: Airbnb – The Inn at Blue Mountain Brewery
The Nest in Chester Gap
Nestled next to Shenandoah National Park and less than a mile from the Appalachian Trail, The Nest offers a true escape. With breathtaking views along with an architecturally charming retreat. It’s good for couples, solo adventurers, families (with kids), and furry friends (pets). This couple decided to elope on the back porch with their dog (as a dog of honor).
More Info: Airbnb – The Nest in Chester Gap, Virginia
1930’s English Tudor Carriage House in Covington
This gorgeous 1927 carriage house sits secluded atop 23 rolling acres. The couple wanted to elope at this location with only a few friends and family.
More Info: Airbnb – Historic 1930’s English Tudor Carriage House
Country Club Wedding Venues in Virginia
Farmington Country Club
Farmington Country Club is a traditional, family-oriented private club with a proud history, rich traditions and commitment to the customs of southern hospitality and gracious living. Historic Farmington provides the most pleasant accommodations for your social entertaining. The private rooms of the Club offer a variety of amenities from a beautiful view of the Blue Ridge Mountains to a warm, cozy fireplace. Our kitchen and service staff promise to make your event a memorable occasion. The Club’s function rooms are available most days of the year for use by our members and their sponsored guests.
From an elegant ballroom wedding reception for 260 to a simple conference room meeting for 10, Farmington’s banquet facilities offer the perfect setting for every kind of event or function.
More Info: https://www.farmingtoncc.com/weddings
The Fort Belvoir Officers Club is a country club in the greater Washington, D.C. area. Couples can make use of this venue’s ballroom or restaurant. With its elegantly vintage atmosphere, couples can host a classic wedding in this red brick building overlooking the mighty Potomac River.
Up to 350 guests can join couples on their special day at the Fort Belvoir Officers Club. This venue contains three large ballrooms and five smaller meeting rooms. This ensures the venue can accommodate events of all sizes.
More Info: https://belvoir.armymwr.com/programs/Officers-Club-Conference-and-Catering
1757 Golf Club
1757 Golf Club is a wedding venue located on the grounds of a beautiful golf course in the Washington D.C. metro area, in Sterling, Virginia. Just minutes from Dulles International Airport, out-of-town guests will not have to travel any further to bear witness to the couple’s big day.
The clubhouse at 1757 Golf Club is 16,000 square feet, allowing for plenty of space for couples and guests. Couples may host a maximum of 216 guests at the Club. An outdoor terrace provides couples with the option to enjoy scenic views.
More Info: https://www.1757golfclub.com/weddings
Army Navy Country Club
Army Navy Country Club offers the perfect venue for you to entertain your guests. Whether you’re relaxing on the Rooftop Terrace, hosting a meeting in the Arlington Room, or celebrating in the 5 Star Ballroom, Army Navy Country Club combines the Club’s historic grandeur and traditional elegance with its welcoming warmth and modern amenities.
More Info: https://www.ancc.org/club
Fort Myer Officers’ Club
Fort Myer Officers’ Club – Patton Hall has much to offer to members and their guests. This spacious and elegant club is rich in American heritage, with a variety of banquet rooms and event halls. Patton Hall is situated atop the hill on Jackson Avenue and overlooks picturesque swimming pools. It is located only minutes away from the Arlington National Cemetery and Washington DC.
More Info: https://jbmhh.armymwr.com/programs/patton-hall
Bristow Manor Golf Club
Bristow Manor Golf Club is a wedding venue located in Bristow, Virginia. An elegant escape to the countryside with a bit of glamour, this event venue promises to bring your love story to the forefront. The historic manor house can accommodate up to 250 wedding guests on several locations throughout the property. The Bristow Manor House Ballroom is one of these spaces and it features a custom wood bar and exquisite chandeliers that hang overhead.
More Info: https://www.bristowmanorgc.com/events/weddings
Heritage Hunt Country Club
Enchanting for both social gatherings and corporate events, the 28,000 square foot Heritage Hunt Clubhouse features a beautifully decorated ballroom easily accommodating 330 guests. The main ballroom has been designed for multiple uses with the stage lighting and sound system. The room is beautifully appointed with a deep-coffered ceiling and custom moldings throughout.
More Info: https://www.heritagehunt.net/events/events—weddings
Hotel / Banquet Hall / Conference Center Wedding Venues in Virginia
The Bellevue Conference and Event Center
The Bellevue Conference & Event Center is a wedding venue located in Chantilly, Virginia featuring four luxurious ballrooms, sophisticated crystal chandeliers, and endless class. Located minutes from Dulles Airport, this stunning venue is just a short drive away from all of the exciting attractions that Washington D.C. has to offer.
The Bellevue Conference & Event Center has capacity for up to 3,100 guests. The largest space, The Grand Marquesa Room boasts 26-foot ceilings, breathtaking marble floors, Corinthian limestone columns and accommodates up to 1,100 guests.
More Info: http://www.thebellevueva.com/
The Osprey’s at Belmont Bay
The Osprey’s at Belmont Bay is a classic waterfront venue located in Woodbridge, Virginia. This charming venue provides couples with plenty of natural beauty for their celebration, creating a truly relaxing environment. With two dynamic event spaces to choose from, couples can host events of up to 146 people. The picturesque Occoquan River provides a breathtaking backdrop during your ceremony. Inside the venue you will see elegant chandeliers, high vaulted ceilings and a plethora of space that beckons you to dance the night away. Expansive floor-to-ceiling windows allow for natural light to fill the room, and you and your guests can step outside to watch the sunset over the river.
More Info: https://ospreysgolf.com/weddings
Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles
Westfields Marriott Washington Dulles is an elegant hotel wedding venue located in Chantilly, Virginia. This sophisticated hotel is situated only minutes away from Dulles International Airport and evokes the charm of Virginia’s magnificent colonial estate. Couples will be able to select from both indoor and outdoor settings for their ceremony and reception.
This full-service venue is able to accommodate up to 500 guests. They offer several indoor ballrooms, as well as an outdoor terrace for all of your wedding-related events.
More Info: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/event-planning/wedding-planning
Top of the Town
Top of the Town is a historic wedding venue located in Arlington, Virginia. This celebrated event space will take your special day to new heights as you and your loved ones rejoice while looking out over the greater Washington D.C. metro area. Top of the Town is a premier event space, offering a unique ambiance that will leave an impression on you and all your guests.
The main event room is large enough to host special occasions with up to 180 guests, but can also be divided into smaller sections for more intimate affairs. This event room features tall ceilings, elegant chandeliers, floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views, and a spacious dance floor.
More Info: http://www.topofthetown.com/weddings