(Closed) Getting Married in Virginia Need Advice

posted 5 years ago in Venue
Post # 2
160 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

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Princesskitty101:  I live in VA and might be able to help… What area are you thinking and what is your venue budget? I just venue shopped in January so I have a good grasp on what is available and it what price range ๐Ÿ™‚ 

Post # 3
4147 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

What part of VA? It’s 4-5 hours to just drive across the state ๐Ÿ™‚ Are you looking up in the Northern VA/DC area? Richmond? South down by VA Beach? 

Post # 4
2019 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2016

I live in VA closer to Fredericksburg, where are you looking to have it? Close to his grandmother?

Post # 5
1565 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2016

Virginia’s a pretty big state (not CA size, but big enough) so what area does his family live in? You’ll need to narrow it down a little bit for us. I’m from Charlottesville, which is a beautiful place to have a wedding. There are lots of vineyards and farms in the surrounding county. Check out this website for ideas: http://www.borrowedandblue.com/charlottesville/wedding-venues

Barboursville Vineyards is beautiful but am not sure they do small weddings. Belle Haven is a historic country house that hosts small parties. Poke around that site if it’s in the right area for you since there are a lot of options that fit your desire.

Post # 6
1270 posts
Bumble bee

I used to live in VA. If you live near Fredericksburg I would recommend The Olde Silk Mill (http://www.innattheoldesilkmill.com/weddings/). It is a Mill converted to a venue space.

I’ve been to two weddings there and it was really nice during the first one, though they were doing some construction during the second. That was about a year ago, though, so they’ve probably finished.

Post # 7
46 posts
  • Wedding: August 2015

I am having a small wedding in NoVa, I would be happy to provide some suggestions if you’re planning to have your wedding in this part of the state!

Post # 8
1166 posts
Bumble bee

I’m in Coastal Virginia. Where are you? Williamsburg Winery is nice. DH and I have been on several tours there. 

Post # 9
768 posts
Busy bee

I live in NOVA and getting married in Potomac Falls. Let me know if I can help with anything!

Post # 10
1740 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2016

I’m in NC, and I’ve also lived in WV and MD — so even though I’ve never lived in VA, I’ve lived in all of its neighboring states so I think I know it pretty well.  ๐Ÿ™‚

I agree with the above posters that you need to narrow down which part of the state.  But none of the PP mentioned western VA, so I will add that Chateau Morrisette, (http://www.thedogs.com/) a vineyand in the Mountains, very near the Blue Ridge Parkway, is absolutely beautiful.  It would make for an amazing wedding.

  • This reply was modified 5 years, 2 months ago by  MelissainNC.
Post # 11
3680 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

In the Charlottesville area, I’d look at Pollak or Veritas vineyards. 

ETA: King Family would also be a good choice. 

Post # 15
413 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2015 - Redondo Beach Historic Library

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Princesskitty101:  NOVA means Northern Virginia ๐Ÿ˜‰ Let me know if you also need a photographer, I am in the DC area and happy to travel to VA!

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