The Cultural Arts Center

2880 Mountain Rd Glen Allen, VA
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The Cultural Arts Center

A Perfect Meeting Venue Just Minutes from Downtown Richmond, An Eventective User from Glen Allen, Virginia

The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen is a hidden treasure located in the outskirts of Richmond, Virginia. It is just minutes from the downtown area. Originally an old school building, it was turned into a multi-purpose facility that highlights and promotes music and the visual arts, through classes, exhibits, concerts, dramatic performances, gallery talks and more. The facility also includes spaces that are large enough to host meetings, banquets and even weddings with up to 250 guests. Just 12 years old, the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen is not usually on the top of someone's list when they are planning an event like a meeting or wedding, but it really should be. Conveniently located just about a mile off the Interstate, it offers all of the amenities of larger and more popular venues but without the high price and hassle. There is plenty of parking, an on-site caterer and very few restrictions about what you can and can't do when you contract with them for an event. I had the opportunity to lease the facility for a corporate training event, and was thoroughly pleased with all of the details. Working with the management staff in organizing the training was a pleasure. They made good suggestions on how I could best utilize their multi-purpose room and allowed me to bring in my own audio-visual contractors to set up projection screens and digital displays. I had a budget that did not allow me too much wiggle room, and they were willing to work with me to ensure that the guests got a full day of activities, meals, snacks and beverages. Their attention to detail was amazing, and I was able to spend the day enjoying the training. In other facilities, I would be running around making sure there was not an impending disaster waiting to happen. Despite its smallish feel, the ballroom can accommodate approximately 250 guests for a seated banquet and about 300 if arranged theater style. My training only had about 80 people, but we needed to spread out for some of the planned exercises. At the end of the day, the attendees filled out their evaluation forms and suggested that the Glen Allen Cultural Arts Center become our regular place for meetings, workshops and training, and I am inclined to agree. Why go elsewhere when we have such perfection in our own backyard?

Classy and resonably priced, An Eventective User from Richmond VA

We really enjoyed having our wedding reception at the Glen Allen Cultural Arts Center. We rented a ballroom as well as the gallery. We set up the food in the gallery, and tables and a dance floor in the ballroom. You must use their catering services, which are not cheap... but the prices are on par with other venues. We had many ""mini"" guests (kids) and the Cultural Arts Center really worked with us to make sure that we had food and activities that were perfect for the kids. The quality of the food was good, and the service was more than adequate. Our favorites were the bacon-wrapped scallops and the roast beef carving station. The staff was friendly and accomodating, and worked with our vendors well. We really liked using the gallery as the place to set up the buffet. The art changes frequently, so make sure that you like the artwork that will be displayed during your event. There are plenty of bathrooms for your guests. The ballroom itself was very nice. The parquet floors and vintage looking lighting really made for an elegant evening. We also held our rehearsal dinner at the Cultural Arts Center. They did a great job with that as well. There is plenty of parking, the venue is close to several major interestates. We would definitely use the Cultural Arts Center again if we had another large event to hold.

  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 50,300
Richmond, VA  
Capacity: 100
$10-$29 per person
$600-$1,750 per event
By day, La Parisienne is a quick-service French bistro and cafe designed to cater to the business population of Richmond's financial district. We are open every weekday for lunch. Every evening Tuesday through Saturday, the bustling and energetic vibe of the restaurant transforms into a more formal dining atmosphere, complete with an extensive entrée selection, served by our wait staff on candle-lit tables. We offer an excellent selection of beers and French wines along with delicious small plates and appetizers. Have your next event at our bistro!
Williamsburg, VA  
Capacity: 275
Located adjacent to the pristine, cypress-lined fresh waters of historic Powhatan Creek, The Settlement at Powhatan Creek is set among a dense variety of deciduous and evergreen trees native to Virginia. Over 70% of the community's 225 acres is dedicated green space and preserved freshwater wetlands. Our beautiful 15,000 sq. ft. clubhouse overlooks our pond and includes a ballroom, catering kitchen, two arts and crafts rooms, game room, hallway gallery, and outdoor pool area available for rent.
Richmond, VA  
Capacity: 650
We have four different venues onsite,  that will work for parties from 50 up to 650 guest.  We have onsite catering, lighting, sound and video systems, tables, chairs, table service wares, and most every thing you need for a great, and stress-less event. We can customize and personalize our offerings to work with your vision and most any budget.. I have attached a quick promo video of how exciting and versatile the Hippodrome venues are below.  I look forward to helping you make your function the best ever!  Thanks, Ron Stallings Events  The Hippodrome Theater Venues
Richmond, VA  
Capacity: 600
$250-$700 per event
Our beautiful facility has been in operation for just over a year and is available for hosting events. Our facility includes a large banquet/ballroom that can accommodate different events. With the two air walls opened, the center is just under 6,000 square feet and also two smaller meeting rooms with just over 600 square feet of space each.
Glen Allen, VA  
Capacity: 225
The Virginia Cliffe Inn rests on 6 acres surrounded by scenic gardens, a fountain, and a pond accompanied by our elegant swans! Outdoor events take place amongst the botanical grounds, 40'x50' permanent pavilion, 40'x40' tent, and Cottage. The venue provides ideal indoor or outdoor space for all types of special events such as rehearsal dinners, bridal or baby showers, anniversary celebrations and more!!
Richmond, VA  
Capacity: 700
$2,500-$3,500 per event
The Plant Zero Event Space in Manchester, near downtown Richmond, is approximately 6,000 sf of space and holds up to 400 in the event space, with room for an additional 300 people with use of the outdoor patio. The converted warehouse is a flexible space and can be set up in banquet, reception, or theater style. The space was once a part of a former cardboard manufacturing plant and warehouse, and was converted to an event space in (2003). Group Logistics The maximum capacity to sit-down events at Plant Zero is 350 people. The maximum capacity for cocktail-style events is 400. There is a parking lot at the entrance as well as street parking. Included with the basic space are tables and chairs. Add-ons that can be provided include staging, event lighting, audio, lecterns, curtains, video projection. Dogs are allowed.
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Harrisonburg, VA  
Capacity: 296
$4,000 per event
Welcome to Cross Keys Barn LLC, the Venue with a View. This venue is located at 921 Cross Keys Road and in the heart of the beautiful Shenandoah Valley. While our venue offers a rural peaceful location, we are still conveniently located 10 minutes from Harrisonburg and only 4.5 miles off of Interstate 81. Cross Keys Barn LLC is the only renovated bank barn with modern bathroom facilities in Rockingham County, Virginia. The barn is at least 100 years old and has been in the Liskey family for 60 years. Cross Keys Barn LLC features the original barn structure with a few extra special touches added. The barn is perfect for a country wedding or a relaxing meeting atmosphere, dinner party, high school or family reunion and birthday parties. Cross Keys Barn LLC is ADA compatible so everyone can enjoy the facilities. Come and enjoy the beautiful views of the Massanutten peak and the Blue Ridge Mountains!