10 Stunning Outdoor Wedding Venues in Richmond, Virginia

Virginia is known for its Southern charm and grace. No matter the season, its beauty stays with you, begging you to return.

With its rolling rivers, busy cities, beaches, and breathtaking mountains, it comes as no surprise that so many people dream of having their wedding in this beautiful state.

Whether you plan on having a spring wedding with blooming flowers at your feet, a nighttime summer affair beneath the stars, a fall event with leaves all around, or winter nuptials with snow-capped mountains as your backdrop, Virginia can tick every box. 

With an average wedding cost of $28,666, let’s see what you can get for your money! 

Here are 10 of our favorite outdoor wedding venues in Richmond, Virginia for your dream wedding day.

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The Boathouse at Sunday Park

Located in Rocketts Landing, The Boathouse at Sunday Park will give you all the beauty and romance you’ve been longing for. 

After all, who wouldn’t love saying their “I dos,” on a beautiful patio overlooking the James River?

Or, if the waterfront isn’t your thing, The Ceremony Gardens may be the ideal wedding backdrop of your dreams. 

For your reception, The Riverview Room is amazing. This area can host up to 250 guests and gives you access to the panoramic patio with views of the river.

This upscale venue offers multiple wedding and reception packages to accommodate any party. The wedding team at The Boathouse simply wants you to have the wedding you’ve always dreamed of!

Price Range: $13,000 and up.

Seating Capacity: 150 – 250 guests.

You can find The Boathouse at Sunday Park at The Boathouse or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Hahn Horticulture Garden

For a picturesque wedding surrounded by the beauty of nature, Hahn Horticulture Garden is the perfect outdoor location. 

You’ll have 6 acres of beautiful water gardens, perennials, meadows, and even a gorgeous pavilion at your fingertips.

The Peggy Lee Hahn Grand Pavillion is a dream location to pledge your love to your partner and share your first kiss as a married couple surrounded by the beauty of the season.

With so many areas on the property to choose from, the Hahn Horticulture Garden can be the right destination for both your nuptials and the following reception.

Price Range: $500 and up.

Seating Capacity: 250 guests.

You can find Hahn Horticulture Garden at Hahn Horticulture Garden or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Blue Bee Cider

If your wedding party is small and intimate, Blue Bee Cider may be the venue you’ve been hoping to find.

This cidery has been revamped into a modern destination with a rustic vibe. For the perfect wedding, The Cider Garden Patio is both beautiful and romantic. The happy couple and their families can celebrate the big day here while enjoying the uniqueness surrounding them.

When choosing Blue Bee Cider as your wedding venue, your nuptials may be on the grounds but you’ll also be introduced to the Cider Salon and the Hayloft as reception areas.

You can choose whichever suits the size of your party or choose to do a full buyout of the grounds. With a full buyout, you’ll have access to all the beautiful areas for your celebration!

Price Range: $3,000 and up (Full Buyout).

Seating Capacity: 200 guests.

You can find Blue Bee Cider at Blue Bee Cider or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Historic Jasmine Plantation

If you dream of a wedding featuring a touch of Southern enchantment, the Historic Jasmine Plantation may be the wedding venue for you. 

This historic plantation offers 40+ acres of beautiful gardens, covered terraces, a marquis tent, and of course, a Manor House from the 1750s.

Rental of this historic destination includes the use of the Magnolia Room for dinner rehearsals and all the amenities a wedding party needs for a memorable event.

Note that rental fees for the Historic Jasmine Plantation change according to the day of the week and time of the year you book.  

Price Range: $2,790 and up.

Seating Capacity: 350 guests.

You can find the Historic Jasmine Plantation at Historic Jasmine Plantation or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Dover Hall

For a wedding that dreams are made of, Dover Hall is the perfect destination.

This luxurious estate offers 55 acres of lush greenery and woodlands to make the ideal backdrop for your big day.

With both indoor and outdoor availability, your nuptials can take place in the beauty of the outdoors followed by a reception on one of the gorgeous terraces.

You also have the option of hosting your reception inside the grand ballroom!

Notably, all food, beverages, and alcohol are taken care of by the venue, making your big day as stress-free as possible.

Price Range: $6,000 and up.

Seating Capacity: 400 guests.

Find Dover Hall at Dover Hall or check out Facebook or Instagram.

CornerStone Farm

Weddings that offer a true downhome feel are becoming more popular. At CornerStone Farm, this is exactly what’s waiting for you when you choose this beautiful venue for your special day.

With several acres of Virginia countryside to choose from as the perfect spot to say “I do,” this farm offers a rustic barn, a gorgeous white arbor, and other lush greenery as your ideal backdrop.

Renting CornerStone Farm for your wedding provides you with all the necessary amenities you need for your big day. A wedding coordinator, dressing area, lighting, chairs, and food service are all included for a price that fits nearly any budget. 

Price Range: $1,045 and up.

Seating Capacity: 200 guests.

Find CornerStone Farm at CornerStone Farm or check out Facebook

The Mill at Fine Creek

The Mill at Fine Creek is a full-service wedding venue nestled in the heart of Virginia. You’ll find stone backdrops that are simply breathtaking and an idyllic spot for sharing your first kiss as a married couple.

Stringed lanterns and scenic gardens abound on this property to provide you with several gorgeous options when it comes to the perfect spot for your nuptials.

The Mill at Fine Creek is a popular outdoor wedding venue thanks to the inclusion of bride and groom dressing areas, all linens, glassware, and silverware along with a dance floor and other services, with the rental of this location. 

Price Range: $2,600 and up.

Seating Capacity: 225 guests.

Find The Mill at Fine Creek at The Mill at Fine Creek or check out Facebook or Instagram.

Blue Mountain Lodge

A wedding nestled in the mountains of Virginia can be breathtaking. This is especially true when you say “I do” at Blue Mountain Lodge!

Weddings at this venue take place on one of the many scenic overlooks of the Shenandoah Valley. Wildflowers and wildlife abound when on the grounds, but for a magical reception, the wooden terrace is the ideal spot.

With several wedding options to choose from, Blue Mountain Lodge is perfect for a happy couple looking for a quiet, laid-back setting. 

Price Range: $5,000 and up.

Seating Capacity: 100 guests.

You can find Blue Mountain Lodge at Blue Mountain Lodge or check out Facebook or Instagram

Sweeney Barn

If you’re looking for a unique venue for your wedding day, Sweeney Barn has you covered. This gorgeous venue offers the rustic, down-home feel couples love while keeping with the sophistication a wedding deserves.

The restored barn is the perfect ceremony spot for not only saying your vows but celebrating your love with those you cherish.

Chairs, dressing areas, and even a wedding arch are all available when you book this venue. 

Price Range: $4,950 and up.

Seating Capacity: 200 guests.

Find Sweeney Barn at Sweeney Barn or check out Facebook or Instagram

Longacre Bed and Breakfast

Longacre Bed and Breakfast has everything a couple could ask for in a wedding venue. The scenic grounds offer a fountain courtyard, gardens surrounded by boxwoods, and even gorgeous Magnolia trees to set the mood and provide the perfect backdrop for your day.

You’ll have several beautiful options when it comes to the perfect location for your ceremony and the reception can be held under a tent nearby to keep things intimate and special for all involved.

Use of the gazebo, access to parking, dressing areas, and even guest rooms are available.

Price Range: $2,500.

Seating Capacity: 200 guests.

Find Longacre Bed and Breakfast at Longacre Bed and Breakfast or check out Facebook or Instagram.

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