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Bluemont wedding venues have so much variety to offer couples planning their wedding. Bluemont is a scenic small town in Loudoun County near Leesburg, VA and just an hour drive from Washington DC. Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Bluemont has amazing mountain views, great hiking, and fantastic wineries and breweries. Of course this town also has gorgeous event venues. Here are 9 scenic Bluemont Wedding Venues you absolutely need to see!
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This venue is so rich in family history! The Zurschmeide family first bought a farm in the local valley in 1993 and soon after, purchased the beautiful 100-acre mountain property. From the start they had dreams for building a vineyard and orchard. As a result, Bluemont Vineyard was officially born in 2007 as the first grape vines began to produce. The vineyard is now a functioning winery that ships across all 50 states. In addition, they host tastings, cottage stays, events, and weddings.
Famous VA wine country, gorgeous views, and incredible service make Bluemont Vineyard one of the best Bluemont VA Wedding Venues. Couples will love taking romantic photos among the grape vines and orchard! And how better to toast your new marriage than with a glass of wine made just steps from where you say “I do!” The vineyard can welcome you and up to 200 guests for your big day.
On the property, you have your choice of indoor and outdoor spaces for your ceremony and reception. The Stable is a fully restored, climate controlled barn with a long porch on the side of the building. Wood framing inside the barn provides perfect structure from which to decorate and create your dream space. A paved aisle leads out through an expansive yard overlooking the valley below in a dreamy ceremony location.
Wedding packages include tables, chairs, linens, and planning services, as well as providing a list of exclusive house caterers. The venue also offers lodging options from the romantic stone cottage perfect for the newlyweds to the larger Blue Door cottage with a full kitchen and living/dining spaces for up to 6 guests.
East Lynn Farm
This venue greets its guests with 143 acres of expansive history and charm. This venue offers a plethora of spaces for couples to celebrate in! Firstly are the stunning and lush pastures. Perfect for an idyllic outdoor wedding! Secondly is the Midcentury Industrial Milking Parlor. This space is in the lower section of the barn, has been converted to embrace the old with the new. Of course you can always host your wedding in the Historic barns, too. Make sure you check out this venue by reaching out to them to set up a tour!
Shadow Creek Weddings and Events
Also a gorgeous mountain destination, this venue offers an array of lovely locations and amenities. Their rustic restored barn is ready for all your decorating creativity and perfect for indoor events in all seasons. It is also handicap accessible for any of your loved ones with limited mobility. The large covered porch is also an excellent option for indoor events, and is fully enclosed in the colder months while keeping the scenic mountain views out of the sides. For outdoor events, Shadow Creek has a gorgeous lawn and outdoor patio with a dreamy view of the nearby mountain pastures.
They provides two private dressing suites for the best onsite “getting ready” experience, and with only one event per day, you have no worries of scheduling rushes or privacy. The venue also rents a renovated trailer perfect for a bar, snack station, photo booth, or anything else you can dream up! They even offer a cocktail hour photo station with one of their gorgeous, expertly maintained horses! Read even more about them here: Shadow Creek Wedding | The most Romantic Equestrian-Style Barn Venue
This farm venue is a historic mountain farm venue built in 1742 and operating seasonally between March and November. You and up to 225 of your loved ones will enjoy a breathtaking 25 acre outdoor space including a scenic pond, expansive lawns, and a dreamy orchard available for ceremonies, receptions, and photos. The farm also has two indoor spaces: the smaller stone barn, and the large wood barn. Both barns are restored and perfect for many decoration designs for events and photos in any weather. An in-house bridal suite provides a lovely space for both brides and bridesmaids to get ready for the main event. The farm also offers a groom’s quarters equipped with games and a pool table. Wedding packages also include access to the beautiful manor house for staging and photos if desired.
Sylvanside wedding packages provide a variety of tables, chairs, and other furniture as well as vintage couches and lounge decor. Staff is also available to help make sure everything goes smoothly on your big day, including help greeting, directing parking, and transporting limited mobility guests by golf cart to anywhere on the property. Built in bars in both indoor spaces, lawn games, and photo opportunities with various farm animals including their majestic Clydesdales ensure both you and your guests will enjoy yourselves on this important day. The orchard and pond make for some of the dreamiest pictures couples will love for years to come. Read more in depth on my blog here: 5 Reasons You Need To Have A Sylvanside Farm Wedding
Built by Brigadier General James A. Buchanan in the 1920’s as a wedding venue for his daughter, Buchanan Hall has functioned as an event hall and community center ever since. Inside, the beautifully designed ballroom provides a lovely space for you and up to 150 guests to celebrate any time of year. A green room and two private dressing rooms are available to make sure everything is prepared and in place for the big moment. Outdoors, the venue has a picturesque stone patio and dreamy garden perfect for event spaces and photos alike. Wedding packages vary, and include use of the commercial kitchen as well as a variety of tables, stools, and chairs.
Make sure you reach out to this venue to find out more and to set up a tour!
This elegant estate venue provides a gorgeous indoor space for you and up to 125 guests to celebrate your vows. There is an outdoor area for larger parties as well. The lawns overlooking the breathtaking Blue Ridge Mountains are perfect for a scenic rural wedding. Especially with the charms and elegance of the estate. The marble columns and architecture of the front entrance are a great spot for romantic couple’s portraits and group wedding party photos. Dreamy Old World decor gives a classic European garden party ambiance couples will love.
Highholdborne offers various wedding packages which include tables, chairs, and linens. All inclusive packages are available, as well as ones custom tailored to your needs and visions.
Whitehall Estate was built when the Washington and Old Dominion rail line came through the Loudoun County community. Inside the dignified manor house, a Great Hall and ballroom offer excellent spaces for your indoor event any time of year. Couples are enamored with the numerous terraces, verandas, and porches around the house, perfect for sweet moments and lovely picture opportunities. Couples also have the option of an outdoor ceremony in the shade tree garden, as well as numerous other outdoor spaces like the garden, gazebo, mountain view terrace, valley view vineyard, and equestrian pasture.
The estate offers numerous wedding packages with flexibility for individual visions and needs. Chairs and tables are provided by the venue. Additionally, bar and catering packages are available with accommodations for any dietary restrictions including allergies and halal, kosher, vegetarian, and/or vegan diets. You can set up a tour here.
The Manor at Airmont is a lovely mountain estate venue with gorgeous views of the heart of VA’s wine country. You and up to 150 guests will fall in love with the French countryside inspired decor and architecture. With your choice of the indoor great room, outdoor terrace lawn, and the conservatory, couples have plenty of flexibility in creating their ideal space for their ideal day. The manor also has an in-house bridal salon and options for a groom’s quarters for those day-of preparations.
The manor offers a variety of amenities including furniture and the use of a moveable bar. In-house design and catering teams are also at the ready to make your dreams a reality. The venue also functions as a bed and breakfast, and has lodging packages to complete your vision of the big day. If this venue sounds like your cup of tea, read out to them here.
The View at Bluemont is another wonderful estate venue nestled in this Blue Ridge community with capacity for you and up to 300 guests. The venue has all the perks of being an estate property in its versatility of indoor and outdoor spaces. The manor house has multiple cocktail rooms, porches, and balconies perfect for a bit of exploring and a lot of photos. Outdoors, The View has an expansive lawn and large stone patio overlooking the classic mountain vista. There’s even a tree-shaded in-ground pool on one side of the property with an adjoining patio.
One of the best amenities The View at Bluemont offers is their overnight packages. Spend time exploring the large property and elegant house with an overnight stay in the 10 bedroom manor house or the 6 bedroom lodge.
Bluemont Estate is a breathtaking stone mansion estate with a perfect view of the valley and surrounding mountains. Its beautiful architecture and gorgeous scenery will enamor couples and guests alike. The manor house itself is expansive and provides numerous indoor spaces for your perfect wedding. The manicured lawn as well provides the most picturesque mountain backdrop for your big moment. Bluemont Estate also offers overnight packages for the opportunity to enjoy exploring and staying in the manor house.
Bluemont is a fantastic locale in the heart of gorgeous VA wine country. From farms to estates to wineries, the best Bluemont, VA wedding venues are amazingly charming and breathtaking. Interested in hosting your big day at one of these locations? Contact me here by email and we can get to planning your perfect vision!
I hope you loved reading about all of these wonderful Bluemont wedding venues. I know no matter your style, you will find a venue here that you and your fiancé will love! While you are picking out your venue, and sending them messages, make sure to send me a message so that I am there for your biggest day!
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