The stars shine brighter in Halifax County, VA

Say “I Do” to Halifax County

First comes love, then comes marriage. Now that you’ve finally found the one – the love of your life, you’re ready to tie the knot. However, the elementary school rhyme ignores one crucial aspect – wedding planning. Some find it enjoyable, others a headache. Regardless of the category you fall into, we’ve prepared an all-inclusive list of local venues to make sure you’re in love with every detail of your big day.

Filled with historically significant architecture, an endless expanse of lush greenery, picturesque rolling pastures, and wide-open spaces, Halifax County is the perfect place to celebrate the beginning of your lives together. The natural setting coupled with the emerging number of special event venues provides couples a variety of unique places where they can tie the knot, host a reception, or renew your vows. Whether you are looking for a unique venue that naturally blends into its surroundings, a vineyard with a grapevine backdrop, a stylish barn with all the modern convinces, or a historical home or property, Halifax is the perfect place to say “I do.”

1- Berry Hill Resort, Virginia’s premier wedding venue, resort, and conference center, is nestled amongst a tree-lined forest covering 650 acres in the heart of historic South Boston, Virginia. This former antebellum plantation estate has 92 well-appointed guest rooms, 5,000 square feet of dedicated indoor conference space and spectacular outdoor venues that support the right mix of business and leisure activities. The most beautiful weddings take place at Berry Hill. They can provide an outdoor set-up and white wooden chairs for your or indoor seating for your event. Berry Hill Resort has an on-site ceremony coordinator, multiple dining options, and a Spa that makes it the perfect setting.

2- Cloverdale Event Center situated in the middle of rolling pastures offers a farmscape that will make you want to stay forever. Whether couples want to have their wedding ceremony outside with the pastoral backdrop, or in the great room with the double majestic fireplaces they won’t go wrong. Sitting on acres and acres of rolling hills and enchanted natural settings, there are many sites on this property for a beautiful outdoor ceremony or gathering. The texture and colors of the farm and surroundings changes with each season. With both outdoor and indoor event space Cloverdale is the perfect venue for small to large gatherings. The Great Hall can hold 300 and comes complete with private meeting rooms perfect for your business gathering, and a large commercial kitchen that can accommodate the most discerning Chef or caterer. An additional bonus at Cloverdale is the multiple overnight guest accommodation. This is one of the larger event venues in Halifax County with the capability to accommodate up to 400 guests.

3- Virginia International Raceway offers a unique venue for motorsports and car enthusiasts to tie the knot. It’s not only for race fans though – VIR sports a beautifully restored historic home, views of the countryside, and two indoor event spaces. Many weddings take place outdoors on the lawn of The Oak Tree Tavern, surrounded by rolling fields and old-growth oak trees. The gallery barn provides space for large receptions, also serving as a backup in the event of rain. Alternatively, the Pagoda is a perfect space for smaller receptions or rehearsal dinners. Event coordinators and staff are accustomed to working high-volume events, making even a large wedding a breeze. An award-winning chef can customize menu and dining options to meet the needs of the wedding party and guests. Additionally featuring onsite lodging, a restaurant, and off-track experiences, this venue is sure to impress and entertain wedding guests, all in one convenient location.

4- Bright Meadows Farm and Vineyard is a working farm and vineyard located on a 19th century tobacco plantation. Although primarily a berry and grape farm, this venue provides an intimate setting for your gathering. With views of the berries and vines, this venue will give you feeling that you are part of the farm. This venue has ample outdoor space for tenting.

5- Oak Grove Bed and Breakfast is listed as one of the top 14 eco-friendly inn properties in the United States. A historic property that has been occupied by the owner’s family since 1820, this interesting venue is a perfect setting for a small and intimate gathering, wedding, or meeting. Since it operates primarily as a Bed and Breakfast, this venue can offer a variety of accommodations to folks looking to host and event with onsite accommodations. Best of all the furniture, art on the walls, rugs and other touches will give your wedding or meeting the feeling of being in your own home. With 400 acres this property has a wonderful outdoor space, with plenty of breathing room, that is complete with a walking trail. Oak Grove is best suited for smaller gatherings. They have a beautiful formal dining room and table that can seat up to 14 guests. A perfect choice for a small wedding, family, or corporate meeting.

6- The Prizery located in the historic tobacco warehouse area of South Boston is one of the most favored venues for custom weddings, meetings, and gatherings in the area. The beautifully renovated historic property with a theater has all the facilities necessary for a memorable special gathering. With several floors and size options, from its 250-seat proscenium theater to a 400-seat banquet hall, to the art gallery lobby, this venue can host a variety of events. A bonus is the is amble and accessible parking at this venue. Prizery staff can assist with audio/visual, catering, and other needs to put the finishing touches on your special occasion. With modern amenities, and a caterer’s kitchen area, The Prizery is the perfect place to make your next event one to remember.

7- Springfield Distillery has everything necessary to create a memorable and gorgeous outdoor wedding, meeting, or reunion in their outdoor pavilion. Nestled in a stand of pine trees, this rustic outdoor setting provides its guest with the opportunity to be outdoors yet covered from the elements. Whether it be for a modest crowd or a substantial one, this venue can accommodate several hundred guests. As a bonus this venues sister property offers overnight accommodations that are just a short stroll away.

8- SunnyView is a historic home that can host a beautiful and memorable wedding, family reunion, private dinner party, or business meeting. With twin parlor sitting rooms, a spacious formal dining area, and a large caterer’s kitchen this venue will make you feel like you are welcoming your guests to your home. And best of all this property has the bonus of offering overnight accommodations. The venue touts beautifully manicured grounds and a lawn that allows for outdoor events or provides a nice breathing space during your corporate meetings. A 200-year-old oak tree located on the property is a perfect background for photographs. Whether you are looking for a small space to host a meeting or a larger event that would require the entire house and grounds this venue can likely meet your needs.

9- Sutherlin Barn is a beautiful venue tucked on the edge of a working farm. With its bucolic backdrop and view of cattle fields, guests at this venue will go away with a memorable countryside journey that no one will forget. The venue is a modern open style barn, with a spacious caterer’s kitchen, and an added second floor complete with separate changing or meeting rooms. This venue has a bonus of an ample covered outdoor space and large 12-foot-high grand barn doors that can be opened to give the guests a feeling of being outdoors. With the capability to hold several hundred guests, this venue is the perfect setting for a medium to large group.

10- The Villa Cathedral properties sit on 190 acres of tranquil surroundings comprising of a serene pond, beautiful rolling hills, and stunning flora. Whether couples, families, or businesses want to host their special event indoors or outdoors this venue can meet their needs. The main house or the smaller home each offer a different setting and elegant retreats that have everything necessary including comfort, spaciousness, privacy, and magnificent setting. The main home offers a large open kitchen for food preparation, with the smaller property offering a galley kitchen space suitable for a caterer. With its spacious outdoor areas there is plenty of room for event tents. The bonus of the availability of overnight accommodations makes this venue perfect for your small to medium size event.

11- Factory Street Brewing Company is conveniently located in Downtown South Boston. The atmosphere of this renovated tobacco warehouse can be described as a blend of modern, rustic, and industrial. Restored hardwood floors and exposed brick walls are flooded with natural light from windows that nearly reach the high ceilings. The brewery houses private event spaces, accommodating up to 200 for weddings, and 60 for meetings. A spacious courtyard offers outdoor seating and space for lawn games. A short drive from surrounding hotels, restaurants, and attractions, Factory Street Brewing Company is an ideal setting for a wedding or corporate event.

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