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Lexington VA wedding venues offer so much variety for couples near and far. Lexington is such a historic little town, with incredible views. You won’t regret tying the knot at one of the best wedding venues here! Keep reading if you are on the hunt for a stunning location to get married at, by the end I am sure you will find your dream venue!
Big Spring Farm
This venue is a chic, and newly renovated barn found just 10 minutes from downtown Lexington. This venue is so unique because it is located at one of the biggest springs in Virginia! Of course, this is how the farm also got its name, Big Spring Farm. You wont be disappointed with the amazing mountain and lake side views your wedding day will have here. This venue offers a variety of amenities you will absolutely love. In addition, they offer a 3-day wedding event package which I think is just so fun! Make sure you reach out to there here to set up a tour, and read more about this venue on my blog: 6 Reasons Why You Should Have Big Spring Farm Wedding
New Field Farm At Timber Ridge
New Field Farm at Timber Ridge is a stunning, 240 acre historic farm. Located in Lexington, this venue has the classic, Blue Ridge Mountain views surrounding it! This venue is perfect for couples looking for both timeless and classic features. This venue has a spacious barn that easily fits 175 guests. The amenities are numerous in the barn! A few of these include:
Additionally, this venue has a beautiful Grounds and Farm House! The Grounds allows for a wonderful outdoor ceremony space. The Farm House offers 4 bedrooms where your closest family and guests can stay! Does this sound like the venue for you? Reach out to them here!
House Mountain Inn
House Mountain Inn is one of the Shenandoah Valley’s most premier mountain wedding destinations! This venue is anything but ‘typical’. It not only provides lodging, but many amenities you and your 150 guests will love.
This venue offers two main spaces. Firstly, is the Pavilion at House Mountain Inn. When you book a wedding here, you will receive the entire Inn and pavilion for the weekend. In addition, the pavilion will allow your guests to experience the wonderful nature views of the Alleghany Mountains.
Secondly, the Robert E. Lee Ballroom. This rustic and elegant space is 3,200 sq. ft. It includes a stone fireplace, and white pine log walls. additionally, 30 ft beam ceilings give this space the most exquisite yet cozy vibe that you and your guest will love! Ready to book House Mountain Inn? Reach out to them here. Next read more about this venue here: House Mountain Inn
The Omni Homestead resort is the perfect venue combining Southern Charm and service at a chic resort setting. Just 45 minutes from Lexington VA, this resort venue is cradled far into the Alleghany Mountains. As a result, the views are amazing! This 2,300-acre estate really does have maximum flexibility. It has 12 venues to choose from with a capacity for 1,200 guests!
The Omni Homestead Resort has several luxury wedding packages to choose from. If this venue sounds like the match for you, I highly suggest you read more about them here!
The Inn at Forest Oaks
The Inn at Forest Oaks has spectacular views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah Valley. This venue requires your wedding guests to book all the available rooms at the Manor and the Vine Cottage. This is nice such a nice feature however, because then the entire estate is only occupied by you and your guests! Additionally they reserve the Outlands Room at the Manor for the night before and after your wedding!
The Inn at Forest Oaks is taking a short break in hosting weddings due to Covid-19, but hopefully will return shortly to host weddings once more! You can contact them to find out when here.
Virginia Mountain Vineyards
Virginia Mountain Vineyards is located just outside of Lexington. This venue offers a stunning chapel surrounded by grapevines and their famous red rose bushes. Of course, you can’t forget the Blue ridge mountain views that are surrounding the space!
The reception Event center is found on a large, stone patio, covered by a gorgeous white peaked tent. The ambiance here is high end due to the elegant chandeliers. Brides, grooms and guests alike will love their experience at this venue!
If Virginia Mountain Vineyards sounds like your style, I highly recommend that you reach out to them to book a tour here!
Lexington Golf & Country Club
The Lexington Golf & Country Club is the perfect place to host your elegant wedding! This venue can host up to 250 guests at your reception, and 100 guests for dinner. Their culinary services are phenomenal and catered to your every dietary wish and budget.
Most importantly, the space here is like no other. The Ballroom and top-level restaurant with golf-course views are fabulous! Of course, make sure you reach out to them here for more information!
Heartstone Lodge at South River Highlands
This 250-acre venue is tucked away in the Shenandoah Mountains, only 4 miles from Lexington, VA! The newly renovated barn is the perfect place to host your midsized wedding!
This venue will give you an unforgettable experience. With a 65 ft grapevine covered pergola your ceremony will be unique with Tuscan vibes compared to other venue in the area. There are many amenities at this venue for your wedding too! Some of them include:
Does this venue sound like your style? Reach out to them to book a tour here!
The Farm at Glen Haven is a unique venue located along the Cowpasture River in southwest VA. In short, the combination of the farms river and mountain views, the hop yard and the local wildflowers will make this venue the one of your dreams.
In general this venue offers so many great ceremony locations. Firstly the Orchard offers an intimate, farmhouse style area for ceremonies. Meanwhile the Bluebell Forest is a more whimsical spot. Thirdly, both the River Stage and Hop Yard both offers a bigger spot with incredible views.
Receptions at the Farm are just as magical. The Barn can hold up to 200 guests and larger parties have the option of using the Atlas Pavilion Tent.
This venue is a modern chic, 6,000 sq. ft. venue just 12 miles from historic downtown Lexington, Va. This venue is styled in a European manner due to the owners travels around Europe! They took the Shenandoah Valley and surrounding mountain views into consideration as well to make seriously the perfect Virginia mountain venue.
The venue is found high on the the property, overlooking the Shenandoah Mountains. Inside of the venue, there is a perfect combination of 200 year old features and warm, modern touches. In addition to the inside of the venue, the Grounds are breath taking. Perfect for an outdoor ceremony and stunning sunset portraits! You seriously need to tour this venue for yourself! Read my blog about them: The Seclusion | The most Stunning Lexington VA Venue
Then make sure you can contact the Seclusion team here.
West Manor Estate is perfect for the couples looking for a classic and timeless venue. In addition to the nearly 200 year old space, the on site estate director and seasoned staff will be there to make sure your day goes seemless!
West Manor’s property has so much to offer. Firstly is the Estate House. It was built in 1832 and is surrounded by gardens and a glass atrium! Secondly is the Ballroom. This space has a cream colored pallet- perfect for photographs! Additionally the features of this space are luxurious to make the atmosphere feel high end for both you and your 180 guests.
Thirdly is the Conservatory. This simple yet charming space is the perfect location your cocktail and dessert later in the night! Thirdly the Atrium, is perfect for an indoor ceremony or to host your reception in! Likewise, the Ceremony Meadow, or West Gardens is the perfect fit for an outdoor ceremony if the weather allows.
Did I mention that this venue offers lodging? The Cottages and Estate rooms are the perfect place to stay on your wedding night, or for your traveling guests who want to stay close! Does this venue sound perfect for you? Reach out to them here!
Irvine Estate is a stunning venue on the western side of Big House Mountain in Lexington. This venue differs from the House Mountain Inn, in the fact that it is positioned at the top of the mountain (2,300 ft elevation), so it oversees the whole land scape! The event area can accommodate 230 plus guests and additionally has all of the same services and team of the House Mountain Inn! Read more about this venue:
If you loved reading about these Lexington VA wedding venues, reach out to them asap to make sure your dream venue is still available for your wedding. After that, make sure you reach out to me on my website and make sure I am there to capture your big day!
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