Rolling vineyards, scenic views, historic sites…all these venues and more are available for unforgettable weddings in Charlottesville VA. Whether you’re planning an intimate wedding for family and a few friends or an elaborate traditional wedding for hundreds, these are some of the most unique places to hold weddings in Charlottesville VA…
Located in the historic downtown pedestrian mall, the elegantly restored Old Metropolitan Hall features two floors of private event space. With its size and layout, you can host your rehearsal dinner and wedding reception in the same place!
The space is fully-outfitted with built-in audio systems, projectors and screens make virtually anything possible. The era-inspired glass chandeliers, architecturally-designed lighting, exposed beams, copper-top bars, and the original pressed-tin ceilings are an unforgettable backdrop.
Although reservations must be made a year in advance, the Chapel at the University of Virginia hosts some of the most beautiful weddings in Charlottesville VA. Keep in mind, weddings scheduled for September, October and November are only available once fall athletics and special events are finalized the spring prior.
It is highly recommended that you list two alternative dates with your request. But if you can build in some flexibility and plan once you’ve booked the chapel, you won’t be disappointed with this incredible 19th-century Gothic Revival chapel.
The John Paul Jones Arena at the University of Virginia is for those weddings in Charlottesville VA that seek the wow factor. The area floor can accommodate a reception for up to 600 guests while the Courtisde Club space can host smaller gatherings.
One of the best parts about choosing the John Paul Jones Arena for your wedding is the built-in service. When selecting the arena as the host site for your event, you receive dedicated attention from an experienced Event Services Department ready to attend to your every need. Additionally, the arena’s extensive inventory of tables, chairs, pipe and drape, podiums and a/v are available, as needed.
Weddings at the home of President and Mrs. Monroe date all the way back to when their eldest daughter, Eliza, was married at their Highland homestead. With over 25 years’ experience in hosting wedding celebrations, Ash Lawn-Highland offers a charming, historic backdrop for your special day.
Options for ceremony location include: Blue Ridge Yard with views of the mountains; John’s Garden, a forma garden; Peacock Yard, featuring a natural arch created by ash trees; and Theater Yard, the focus of which is a 300-year-old oak tree.
For receptions, choose from: Event Barn, designed in the style of a historic barn yet with modern amenities; and Hilltop Pavilion, a covered outdoor facility with panoramic views.
Prospect Hill Plantation Inn
Our historic manor house and rolling, expansive grounds are perfect for weddings in Charlottesville VA. It is difficult to imagine a more beautiful, natural, and historic setting to serve as the backdrop for the celebration of your marriage. Add fabulous food and superior service…and you have all the ingredients necessary for a magical wedding day!