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The Best Charlottesville Wedding Venues

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Known for its beautiful scenery, compelling history, and lively wineries, Charlottesville VA is also a hub for all things wedding. Charlottesville wedding venues encompass all of the things people love about this amazing county. Whether you want a winery, barn, estate, or other venue vibe, one of these Charlottesville wedding venues is sure to provide!

Estate Charlottesville VA Wedding Venues

If you are looking for a touch of southern charm for your wedding, look no further! Charlottesville has a ton of gorgeous properties to choose from. These are some of my favorite venues for any wedding day!

Swannanoa Palace

Nestled at the top of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Swannanoa is a unique villa that is sure to wow your guests. Inspired by Italian architecture, this venue provides the perfect canvas for a romantic, european style wedding. Not to mention, it was literally built out of love! The original owner, Mr. Dooley, built this home out of love for his wife. He created it to mimic their adventures together and to highlight everything Mrs. Sally Dooley loved. This venue has large stained glass, picturesque large columns, and the best garden to take photos in. Many couples choose to also have their engagement photos here as well.

The Clifton Inn

While this venue is not a typical estate, the Clifton Inn gives all of the estate vibes. This Charlottesville VA wedding venue is well known and well loved by many couples. Gardens surround the inn, making photos a dream here! Not to mention, this venue is great at any time of the year. A white tent is available to be used for the reception which means you do not have to worry about needing a rain plan! Just outside the tent location is the perfect garden patio area for a cocktail hour.

The best part is that you not only have the venue for your wedding, but guests do not have to travel far once they have danced the night away. Following the reception, guests can choose to stay in one of their many beautiful rooms.

Gallison Hall

Just because they are the new kid on the block doesn’t mean they aren’t ready to party! Gallison Hall is the epitome of an estate wedding and provides all the luxuries to be expected. This venue in Charlottesville, Virginia, stands as an enchanting wedding venue, capturing the essence of elegance and timeless beauty. Nestled amidst the rolling hills and lush landscapes of this historic city, Gallison Hall exudes a sense of grandeur and charm that is sure to make any wedding day truly unforgettable. The hall itself boasts a striking blend of classic and contemporary architectural elements, with its stately columns, graceful archways, and magnificent chandeliers that illuminate the space with a warm and romantic glow.

Virginia is for (Wine) Lovers

Charlottesville and the surrounding areas are renowned for their plethora of wineries that serve as the perfect venue for your wedding soiree. Check out some of my favorites below.

King Family Vineyard

With its meticulously manicured lawns, quaint wooden bridges, and blooming gardens, King Family Vineyard captures the essence of romance and provides a serene atmosphere that immerses all who visit. The venue’s centerpiece is the breathtaking Carriage House, a charming and versatile space designed to host wedding receptions and create memories that will last a lifetime. Inside, soaring ceilings adorned with elegant chandeliers, warm wooden beams, and expansive windows that bathe the room in natural light create an atmosphere of timeless elegance. The vineyard commits to exceptional service, ensuring meticulous planning and execution of every detail, leaving couples and their guests free to savor each moment of their special day.

Veritas Winery

Veritas Winery is one of my favorite wedding venues in Charlottesville. It has the perfect accommodations for every wedding day. The vineyards are what this venue is best known for, but there are so many other things that make this venue the perfect place for your wedding day. From the moment guests arrive at the grand entrance, they are greeted by the winery’s warm and inviting atmosphere. The stunning indoor and outdoor spaces provide an array of options for ceremonies and receptions, accommodating both intimate gatherings and grand affairs. With its exquisite wines and delectable culinary offerings, Veritas Winery creates a feast for the senses, delighting guests with an unforgettable gastronomic experience.Veritas Winery sets the stage for a truly magical wedding celebration that couples cherish for a lifetime, whether they exchange vows amidst the vineyards or dance the night away under the starlit sky.

Pippin Hill

Created with photography and weddings in mind, Pippin Hill is one of the best venues in the state! You cannot get any better than this venue. Brought to life by a wedding planner, weddings at Pippen Hill are a breeze. Make the ceremony your own on the lawn. Afterwards, dance the night away in their barn.

Charlottesville stands out as an exceptional location for weddings, offering a blend of natural beauty, rich history, and vibrant culture that creates an unparalleled setting for couples embarking on their journey of love and commitment. Charlottesville wedding venues make the charm of this town come to life in your wedding day. I hope this list gives you a good start when planning your wedding day. When you are ready to bring your vision to life in photos, reach out to me to create some magic!

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