President and Mrs. Monroe shared over 40 years as husband and wife, many of them at their estate they called Highland. Perhaps one of their happiest days was when their eldest daughter, Eliza, was married at their Highland homestead.
In the tradition of these historic marriages, Highland warmly invites couples to celebrate their union on the grounds of James and Elizabeth Monroe. A picturesque and historic house with adjacent gardens, James Monroe's Highland offers unique locations for both wedding ceremonies and receptions. Each party is provided optimal privacy and flexibility. We encourage you to welcome your guests to Highland as James and Elizabeth Monroe welcomed theirs.
With over 25 years’ experience in hosting wedding celebrations, Highland offers a charming, historic backdrop for your special day.
Located on a hillside overlooking the city of Waynesboro, Fairfax Hall is the perfect setting for all of your entertaining needs. Perfect for banquets, wedding receptions, civic events, large meetings and parties!
Our facility offers 2,800 square feet of open dining space and three enclosed porches totaling 1,500 square feet. The facility can accommodate up to 225 guests for a sit-down dinner or 350 for a light fare.
Whether a lovely cocktail reception by the pool, a gourmet meal in front of a glowing fire or a sunset dinner under a tent, we will help you create an event to be remembered by all! Ideal for wedding ceremonies and receptions, rehearsal dinners, retreats, celebratory events, bridal or baby showers, etc.
Perfect for a week long or weekend gatherings of family or friends, a special celebration, or a romantic surprise! Fairhill Farm is THE vacation rental Virginia mountains.
Both High Fields Farm and Fairhill Farm are stunning settings for a wedding and other special events. My daughter had her tented wedding reception and dinner/dance on our Fairhill Farm on a hill side site where we landscaped a level area for the tent for the event. The tent site will easily accommodate a 40' by 80' tent plus a 20' by 20' catering tent with connector and entry marquee canopies. The site has spectacular panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is an ideal location for up to 125 guests.
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!
Montfair Resort Farm is a Country Rural Retreat with Events Lodge & 6 Eco- friendly vacation cottages that overlook lake in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia, 15 miles NW of Charlottesville. Versatile Events Lodge ideal for weddings, retreats, meetings and reunions. Kitchenette, large wrap around deck and large fireplace. Dramatic mountain views for outdoor ceremonies. 129 acres of Hiking trails with Mountain Bikes, Canoe, and Fishing for outdoor lovers. We specialize in green weddings!
Book the entire farm (four houses plus Pavilion/Reception Facility) for your Charlottesville area wedding, anniversary party, family reunion, retreat or other special event.
Wolf Trap Farm features panoramic views of mountains, pastures, horses and cattle, miles of board fencing and beautiful woodlands full of trails. The farm complex is a Virginia Historic Landmark and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Manor House is at the heart of the farm complex, and features 4 bedrooms, 4 baths, two kitchens, a large patio and boxwood garden. Nestled behind the Manor House is the 1856 Servants' Cottage, with its huge covered patio. Just down the hill is the Pond House, a more contemporary cottage overlooking a pond full of bass, bream, frogs and turtles. A few hundred yards away is the Milker's Cottage, with its large screened porch and stunning interior. The setting is truly idyllic, with horses and cattle as part of your scenery.
The Charlottesville area, with its stunning scenery, many wineries, and historic sites such as Monticello, Montpelier, and rural historic districts, has become a top choice for weddings and other special gatherings. Wolf Trap Farm hosted over two-dozen weddings in 2014. We also host corporate picnics, reunions, anniversary parties, etc.
Our new Pavilion is enclosed on three sides, accommodates 150 under roof and has an overflow patio that can seat another 40 - 50, and has a stage and ample dance floor. There is an oversized ladies' dressing/bathroom, men's bathroom, and a caterer's warming kitchen. Our new hilltop ceremony site is just behind the Pavilion. Be sure to visit the farm's website for more details about booking the farm and Pavilion for your wedding or other large gathering.
Also, please visit our Facebook page for links to photographers' blogs showing recent weddings at the farm, links to online reviews, more pictures, and a link to a short wedding video showing the farm in all its glory.
All ages are happy at the farm. The little ones play in the great outdoors, the oldsters stroll the grounds, the teenagers and young adults go on excursions on or off the farm, the dads can fish, the girls can soak in the hot tub, and the dogs are particularly happy.
If you have ever driven the winding country roads around Charllottesville, admiring the beautiful estates and wondering what it would be like to visit such places, perhaps for a wedding or party, here is your opportunity.
Random Row Brewing, is Charlottesville premier Brewery event space. Conveniently located in the heart of town, steps from the downtown mall, Random Row offers award winning beers in a stunning open space that speaks to Charlottesville's pastoral beauty in a modern setting. The open space is complemented by ample parking, lots of natural light, and an outgoing staff.
Planning your wedding can be overwhelming, but taking the time to choose the right venue, caterer, photographer, DJ, and other vendors will help create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Consider these tips as you begin your search and learn from the experiences of other brides. Read More