Beauty & Health
1213 Hair Studio
1213 Hair Studio — in the heart of Richmond’s historic Fan District — is the modern, creative, and precision-based salon you’ve been looking for. From your “I do” to your happily ever after, the style of your hair should never be a concern. The only ARROJO flagship salon in Richmond, 1213 gives its clients upscale service in a simple-chic environment that is both professional and inviting. Its masters of beauty specialize in client satisfaction. Your wedding ring is for forever; your hair style doesn’t have to be. Call 804.288.5452 or visit us at 1213 W. Main St. or 1213hairstudio.com.
Five-diamond customer service paired with all things unexpected and unconventional set the stage for your experience at Bombshell! Now with three booming locations in Richmond,VA and a 4th location slotted to open in downtown Las Vegas later this year, you can style with ease. Bombshell is a full service salon with a retropin-up vibe offering everything from practically painless waxing, custom air-brush tanning, hair, make-up, and nails.Looking to live “La Dolce Vita” at your wedding? Bombshell has the best bridal packages that will make your special day the hottest and sweetest! The Candy Coated fun never stops at Bombshell! ilovebombshell.com.
Why spend your wedding day rushing to salon appointments when you can have your own personal makeup artist in your home or hotel suite? Because weddings are the primary focus of BRIDEface Richmond, we understand that it’s about more than making you and your bridal party look amazing on your wedding day. It’s also about making sure everything runs on time, keeping everyone happy and calm, and making you feel like a celebrity. On the most photographed day of your life, have the peace of mind of knowing you are the most beautiful version of yourself. 804.822.0511 or bridefacerichmond.com.
Richmond Dermatology & Laser Specialists
Richmond Dermatology & Laser Specialists provides total skin wellness through state-of-the-art medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. Dr. Eileen Kitces, Dr. Edward Kitces, Dr. Melissa Schwarzschild, Dr. Victoria Gross, Dr. Margaret Terhune, and Dr. Suzanne Peck are board-certified dermatologists and are fellows of the American Academy of Dermatology. We specialize in complete skin cancer screening and surgical treatment of skin cancers, as well as the treatment of skin conditions. The Aesthetic Center of Richmond Dermatology & Laser Specialists offers the most comprehensive laser and cosmetic treatment center in the Richmond area. We provide the latest treatments for broken blood vessels, rosacea, age spots, sun damage, and facial rejuvenation. We are experts in the use of Botox and fillers and provide customized skin care regimens for all skin types. Please visit us at richmonddermlaser.com or call for an appointment at 804.282.8510.
Richmond Plastic Surgeons
At Richmond Plastic Surgeons, our goal is to provide the highest quality care with a personalized, comforting experience. Our board-certified plastic surgeons bring a wealth of experience, knowledge, and training in all aspects of cosmetic surgery, covering virtually any part of the body. Our surgery center is conveniently located adjacent to our Bremo Road office on the campus of St. Mary’s Hospital in the West End of Richmond. This center was designed exclusively for plastic surgery, and our outstanding staff has vast experience with caring for patients just like you. Call us today for a consultation at either our South Side or West End location. 804.285.4115.
Richmond Skin & Laser
Don’t let unwanted facial hair, redness, brown spots or tattoos make you shy away from the camera on your big day! Richmond Skin & Laser can help you get ready for your close up. Dr. Carol Byrd is the only physician in Richmond who has dedicated her career exclusively to laser and light-based removal of fine lines, unwanted hair, spider veins, tattoos, redness, and age spots. The first physician in Richmond to offer the IPL photo facial, she has over 10 years of experience, and still personally performs all treatments herself. Please visit our website, www.RichmondSkin.com to learn more.
Richmond magazine’s A-List Voting
This summer, Richmond Bride magazine is undertaking its fourth annual A-List survey to select the best of the best wedding professionals in the Richmond region. All survey participants will be entered into a drawing for a $100 gift certificate to Strawberry Street Cafe and voting ends on July 31, 2015. Results will run in the December 2015 issue of Richmond Bride. Visit richmag.com/aisle.
Richmond Bride’s Artful Wedding: Bourbon, Bouquets and Brunch
This exclusive invitation-only event for engaged couples will take place on June 14 in the Marble Hall of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. A sit-down brunch will be be paired with informal modeling, cake and bourbon tastings, and talks panels on aspects of wedding planning. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org by June 5.
Richmond Wedding Experience
You read, research, like, share and pin, but now what? There’s nothing like experiencing it up close and in person. Chat with the area’s most talented and trustworthy wedding professionals as you taste delicious cakes, see beautiful floral displays and find your dream dress in our runway fashion show. You will be inspired as you discover new ideas and uncover the latest wedding trends. August 16, 2015 and January 24, 2016 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Show hours 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. For details, visit www.WeddingExperience.com. Enter promo code RB and save 20% off tickets.
Richmond Wedding Expo
Come to Richmond’s longest running bridal show! We produce Richmond Weddings magazine as well as RichmondWeddings.com and have been hosting the Richmond Wedding Expo for 22 years. We will feature over 100 of the area’s top wedding professionals at Altria Theater (6 N. Laurel Street) on July 19, 2015 from 11:30 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. See the latest trends in fashion, décor, food, and everything in between. All brides will be entered to win door prizes. We have more seats than ever for the fashion show by Tiffanys Bridal! For more information and to purchase tickets: www.RIchmondWeddingExpo.com. Every bride receives a FREE copy of our 50th issue!
Caterers & Sweets
Baker’s Kitchen, Ltd.
Baker’s Kitchen Signature Cakes is one of the premier specialty and wedding-cake bakers in the greater Richmond area. After serving the Richmond area for more than 30 years, Baker’s Kitchen remains committed to ensuring that your wedding cake will be memorable — from the first impression to the last bite. The expert team at Baker’s Kitchen offers many elegant and creative designs for wedding cakes from which to choose. They can create a completely new design born of your ideas, imitate the design of your wedding gown or use any other inspiration. A complimentary wedding-cake consultation is available by appointment. At that time, the bride and guests may taste an assortment of wedding-cake flavors, view a large photo selection and full-scale display cakes. The goal of Baker’s Kitchen, from the quality of your wedding cake to the final execution of design, is to exceed your expectations. Contact Baker’s Kitchen, at 804.745.0441 or visit bakerskitchen.com.
Butler’s Unique Catering
Butler’s Unique Catering is located in the heart of Historic Downtown Richmond. We cater events both large or small, either at our new venue The Brownstone, or we can bring the party to you. As a full-service caterer, Butler’s can take care of your every need including personalized menus, plated dinners, and total wedding or event planning and coordination. Relax and enjoy your day while we work to make your event perfect. www.butlersuniquecatering.com.
Garnish’s staff has over 45 years of combined catering experience. Our clients come from private, corporate and government sectors and each seek an extreme level of culinary creativity and service. Garnish takes a personalized approach to menu planning for events. Rather than hand clients a list of what they can choose from for their event, we take the time to meet as many times as needed to understand and reflect their preferences for the event. This creates a more personalized menu that is reflected in the food we serve. Garnish is quickly being recognized for the excellence we provide clients by being named to numerous preferred caterers lists across the state of Virginia. Call us today to begin planning your next special event! 804-262-5787 or garnishrva.com.
At Gearharts, we create confections of uncompromising quality, forging memorable combinations of flavors and textures with artisan craftsmanship. Richly elegant, interesting and intensely pleasurable, Gearharts’ chocolates are the perfect compliment to any wedding day. The inclusion of Gearharts’ fine chocolate as part of your wedding — whether as favors or as part of the menu — will present your guests with a delicious and memorable symbol for the sweetness of your wedding day, the depth of your love, and the intensity of your commitment to one another, all without sacrificing the joy fine chocolates bring to any occasion. www.gearhartschocolates.com.
Martin’s featuring Ukrop’s Kitchen & Bakery
You’re planning your wedding and want everything to be perfect. Martin’s offers several styles of wedding-cake designs to make your dreams come true. They are proud to continue the Ukrop’s tradition, offering you over 25 years of experience with Ukrop’s bakery products. The selection consists of European, traditional and groom’s cakes, all available in a variety of sizes and flavors. Each cake can be decorated to match your wedding colors. The wedding-cake consultant would be glad to assist you with your order. Please call to schedule an appointment for a free and private wedding-cake consultation at 804-340-3129, Monday through Friday between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m.
The Mixing Bowl Bakery
The Mixing Bowl Bakery opened in 1926 in a little brick cottage on Broad Street and is one of the oldest bakeries in Richmond. Since then it has found a new home at 8903 Three Chopt Road. We are family owned and operated and dedicated to the idea of small batch baking with the best ingredients. Check out our Facebook page and see what our talented decorators have been up to, or come in and let us make your cake dreams come true.
Pearl’s Cupcake Shoppe
Pearl’s Cupcake Shoppe is Richmond’s destination for desserts and confections, where every creation is a hand-crafted piece of art. Our bakers always use gourmet and local ingredients and bake daily to ensure that your cake is as delicious and fresh as it is beautiful. We offer over one hundred and sixty flavors and provide gluten-free, vegan, and sugarfree options as well. Each couple is invited to a complimentary tasting, where our staff will create the perfect design for your special day. Whether you choose a full-sized wedding cake, cupcakes, a groom’s cake, or wedding favors, Pearl’s will be happy to deliver and display your selections. Every day is a magical event at Pearl’s. For your magical experience call 285.CAKE or visit pearlscupcakeshoppe.com.
Barbeque appeals to just about everybody, especially Q barbeque. So why not have Q cater your next event? Between our mouthwatering barbeque and fresh, made-from-scratch sides, there’s truly something for everybody. With a chef and caterer in charge, we know a little something about pleasing crowds. So whether it’s a small group or a big to do, we’ll be ready with the best barbeque your guests ever tasted. We hope you’re good with compliments. qbarbeque.com.
A Sharper Palate
At A Sharper Palate Catering & Events, our goal is to provide a service that ensures a successful event enjoyed by all. Whether you desire haute cuisine or Southern comfort food, our team of skilled chefs will create a menu that excites your palate. For the past 20 years, Virginia’s families and corporations have come to recognize A Sharper Palate for providing events that are always tasteful, professional and delicious. Our approach to quality and detail is what sets us apart, so you can relax and enjoy your event. For more information, call 804.553.0495 or visit: asharperpalate.com or facebook.com/asharperpalatecatering.
Sweet Fix is Richmond’s only choice for deluxe, custom-designed wedding cakes. We specialize in taking your theme and providing you with a bespoke cake representative of your unique style, using luxury ingredients that you have to taste to believe. Yes, cakes that look this good can taste even better (and don’t tell the bride, but it might even rival her for attention). Contact us at email@example.com to book a consultation for a cake that will exceed all of your expectations. www.sweetfixrva.com or 804.404.2349.
Designs by Ron
I have enjoyed doing weddings and special events in the Richmond area since 1990. It is exciting to work with those getting married, transforming their ideas into a beautiful and memorable wedding day for them. I especially like taking a theme or color scheme to arrive at what is pleasing, enjoyable and hopefully has that wow factor! My staff is great and I take personal pride in the one-to-one relationship I cultivate with each individual I work with for their special day. 804-515-1777.
FloraWorx is an owner-operated business specializing in wedding floral design. I book only one wedding per date so my brides can rest easy knowing their wedding will receive my full attention and no detail will be overlooked. From our very first meeting until the big day, I work one on one with my brides to bring their vision to life in blooming color. I approach each wedding as if it were my own. I will spend as much or as little time as my brides need to make the right flower choices for their vision, venue, season and budget. I would love to talk flowers with you. Please visit my website www.floraworxllc.net to find out more about what FloraWorx can do for you.
Flowers Make Scents
At Flowers Make Scents, our specialty is creating memorable and distinctive weddings. Backed by 20 years of experience in New York, and 10 in Richmond, wedding design has been, and always will be, our passion. Our qualified designers will take the time to consult with you to personalize your special day. By customizing your needs to fit your style and budget, we will help you create an unforgettable celebration. With emphasis on creativity and attention to detail, we are the best choice when looking for a wedding florist. Please call 804.897.6100 for a complimentary consultation. flowersmakescents.biz.
Strange’s Florists, Greenhouses & Garden Centers has four retail locations and a wholesale greenhouse range in the Richmond area. Flowers are the perfect complement to you and your wedding party. Strange’s offers creative floral designs in both fresh and silk arrangements and bouquets at all our locations. Strange’s is committed to superior quality, unsurpassed selection, and providing customers with the best value. The company has grown into one of the largest florists and garden centers in the United States. Please visit one of our locations, call us at 321.2200, or visit us on the web at: www.stranges.com.
HandCraft Cleaners Specialty Division offers professional and detailed gown cleaning services to prepare for and cherish that special day! We offer several methods of cleaning and will choose the best one for your specific needs. You will receive expert and friendly service with the personal attention you deserve. When complete, you will have a beautiful heirloom to always remember your special day and to possibly hand down to the next generation. We will accept your gown at any of our three branch locations. Dan Thomas, our wedding gown specialist, has over 25 years experience and has had extensive training in the art of gown cleaning, restoration and preservation. Visit our website to find the one nearest to you or you may contact Dan via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or phone (804.212.7683) to schedule a consultation.
Bridal gown preservation from Puritan Cleaners is a wonderful wedding gift. Our specialists can clean and press your gown, removing soil and “invisible” stains that will ruin fine fabrics, trims and decorations. Then your gown will be carefully packaged in a triple-sealed, custom designed box to protect it from air, sunlight, moisture and insects. It will remain in pristine condition until you open it again. Let Puritan Cleaners preserve your beautiful gown for the next generation. puritancleaners.com
As Richmond’s oldest bridal store, Tiffanys Bridal proudly celebrates more than 45 years of Tiffanys brides. Sharon Townsend, current owner and manager, fondly recalls the old-fashioned personal service she received when purchasing her gown from Tiffanys 40 years ago. After making the store her own, she moved it to a spacious new boutique in the Ridge Shopping Center. She and her consultants have since dedicated their time to carrying on the Tiffanys tradition, ensuring that all brides enjoy the special attention that makes shopping at Tiffanys a memorable, once-in-a-lifetime experience. Offering one of the largest selections of designergowns, Tiffanys has received numerous awards from readers of The Knot, Richmond magazine and Richmond Bride. Visit tiffanysbridal.com to learn more. Call 804.273.6303 to make your appointment.
Gifts & Home
Fraîche is that little shop you look for in every city you visit. The perfect venue for bridal registries, baby gifts, or a funky lamp! Dress your bed in fine linens from Matouk, SFERRA and John Robshaw or find that comfy chair to curl up in and watch Downton Abbey. We are proud to be the number one independent Juliska retailer in Virginia. Our collection of Simon Pearce glassware, MATCH pewter and Beatriz Ball serving pieces make shopping fraîche (“fresh”) and fun! Shop online at fraichehome.net. Like us on Facebook, tweet @fraicherichmond, or pin us on Pinterest.
Celebrating our 43rd Anni-versary! Find next-to-new for next-to-nothing. The Hall Tree is one of the largest consignment shops in Virginia, where thousands of consignors bring their seasonal clothes for resale. You have to shop often to see it all. Shop Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. www.thehalltreerichmond.com.
Macy’s Wedding & Gift Registry will make sure you have everything, big and small, that makes a house a home. While you can certainly register online, nothing beats the experience of registering in-store, with expert advisors available in more than 450 stores throughout the country. Macy’s also hosts over 500 Sip & Scan events a year, where you and your spouse-to-be receive advice on creating a home, while enjoying sweets, mocktails and music. Registered couples also receive a 15 percent discount on gifts remaining on their registry for 180 days after the wedding. For more details visit macys.com/registry.
By Invitation Only
A full-service invitation and stationery boutique located in Richmond’s Short Pump area. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff will guide you through the process of selecting your wedding papers, wording and addressing etiquette questions. Our large selection includes lines from Crane & Co., William Arthur, Vera Wang, Designers Fine Press and Checkerboard. Custom design services are complemented by an incredible selection of fine papers. We can bring your vision to life from the save-the-date to the favor tags and everything in between! Bridal consultation by appointment. Voted best in Richmond for wedding invitations from 2009 to 2013. gobyinvitationonly.com.
Merrymaker Fine Paper
Merrymaker Fine Paper is a full-service stationery store in Carytown, specializing in invitations and personalized stationery. We offer brides-to-be personal attention in their selection of everything from Save-the-Dates and wedding invitations to programs, menus, place cards, napkins and thank you notes. Appointments are available in the evenings and Sundays to provide an uninterrupted experience. Whether your wedding is in two weeks or two years, we can help make it beautiful. 3022 W. Cary Street , Mon-Thur 10-5:30, Fri & Sat 10-5, www.merrymakerpaper.com.
Diamonds Direct’s unique concept originated in Charlotte, NC in 1995. Our parent company opened its doors to the public after selling exclusively wholesale to traditional jewelrystores for over a decade. After experiencing how diamonds were being sold to the public in the Southeast, they decided to focus efforts on creating showrooms. Our four retail locations offer the highest standard of quality, excellence, value, selection and education directly to the public, avoiding all middleman markups! The Diamonds Direct bridal powerhouse will revolutionize the way diamonds are sold in the Richmond area forever! Come see us today! diamonds-direct.com.
Fink’s Jewelers is proud to bring you the best selection of designer fashion jewelry from the industry’s leading names, like David Yurman, John Hardy, Roberto Coin, Mikimoto, Ippolita, and more. We also offer a large selection of designer bridal brands like Ritani, Norman Silverman, Forevermark and an unprecedented selection of hand-chosen Fink’s diamonds. Combined with friendly and knowledgeable sales associates and customer service that is second to- none, there’s never been a better time to shop at Fink’s Jewelers! Visit us at…Short Pump Mall and Chesterfield Towne Center or on the Web at finks.com.
Generations of discriminating Richmond brides and grooms have declared their love with a Schwarzschild engagement diamond, and relied on Schwarzschild Jewelers as their source for all things bridal — wedding bands, bridal jewelry, the groom’s gift and keepsakes for their ring bearer, flower girls, bridesmaids and groomsmen. You’ll find something old, something new and something blue among the beautiful jewels in our designer and estate jewelry collections. Schwarzschild’s knowledgeable associates will help you select jewelry that suits your style and complements your wedding dress that you’ll wear and cherish for years to come. Schwarzschild Jewelers, Richmond’s premier jeweler since 1897. schwarzschild.com
Fiamour Lingerie & Intimi
The premise behind Fiamour Lingerie & Intimi is simple — to offer the perfect fit for every woman while providing the ultimate shopping experience. From the warm, inviting décor to the personalized attention, this boutique offers a unique destination for patrons. Specializing in beautiful European and domestic lingerie, stunning nightwear, hosiery, exquisite loungewear, local homemade bath products and candles and distinctive bridal gifts, Fiamour has something for everyone. For the bride-to-be there is an extensive selection of wedding day lingerie and honeymoon trousseau items. Fiamour also has private space available for bridal showers. Come discover The Beauty in Being You. 3030 W. Cary St. 445.2435.
Blue Steel Lighting Design
At Blue Steel Lighting Design we enjoy getting to know each client that comes into our shop. In a way, we are able to tell a couples’ story through lighting. We can take the vision of their wedding day and bring it to life. We are a full service lighting company and offer several services such as simple uplighting to custom creations, and anything that falls in between. Let us help make your wedding day shine bright! We service the Richmond area at 103 E Main Street #1, Richmond, Virgina 23219, by appointment only. Contact us at email@example.com or 757-816-1939.
Lyrical Images, a professional flute & harp duo, brings the summation of 50+ years of combined excellence and a wide range of experience that uniquely equips us to better serve you. Because we only use seasoned professional musicians, we bring musical and personal excellence for dependability for hassle-free planning so you can enjoy your event. We draw upon music from a wide range of classical and popular music including Irish and Jewish music, current movie themes and love songs. We provide beautiful and appropriate music to every celebration; bringing the gift of live music that quickly propels ordinary to extraordinary. musicbysue.com
The Right On Band
The Right On Band is an authentic “Ten-Piece Show Band” with a full horn section. They have performed all over the world including Italy, Ethiopia, Canada, Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and the Bahamas. They have had the honor of performing for each of the last three U.S. presidents, and also entertained congressional members inside The White House, as well as other celebrities, dignitaries and heads of state around the world. The Right On Band is known for their outlandish ‘70s costumes. Specializing in Motown, disco, and ‘70s funk, the band has been keeping the ‘70s alive for more than 18 years. The BEST choice for your wedding, debutante party or corporate event. For more information call Nigel Holland @ 757-495-3493. Or visit…www.RightOnBand.com.
Sam Hill Entertainment
Why book a band for your wedding? Because there is no substitute for the interaction between a live band and an audience... and no better way to get people to dance! Born from the Charlottesville music scene in 1995, Sam Hill Entertainment books live music for thousands of weddings, corporate functions, and private events each year. Sam Hill Entertainment has bands for all tastes and ages. From party bands playing radio favorites to Motown bands delivering fiery versions of soul classics to bluegrass groups for a quieter evening, you can find it all among the bands we work with. www.SamHillBands.com.
Caston Studio is one of the few family-owned photography studios in Richmond, Virginia, that have been in business over 60 years; therefore we take particular pride in our name. Founded on three generations of skill and talent, our work is of the highest professional quality. Fifty to sixty poses or more are taken with most sittings. Our indoor and outdoor studios are sure to make you happy. We photograph a wide range from engagement, bridal portraits, weddings, family’s, baby’s, high school seniors, business, pets, and passports/Visa pictures. The success of our company is based on handcrafted work and individual attention. Come visit us at 9000 Quioccasin Road, Richmond, VA 23229 or call us at 804-754-2800. Don’t forget to visit our Facebook page! castonstudio.com.
Mike Topham Photography
Award-winning documentary style photography and video coverage. Richmond Magazine “A List”. “Virginia Living Magazine -”Top Wedding Vendor” 2014 & 2013. “WeddingWire Couple’sChoice Award” - 2014. “WeddingWire Bride’s Choice Award” - 2013, 2012, 2011 & 2010. “The Knot Best of Weddings Pick” - 2013, 2012, 2010, 2007. 804.285.1979 or www.miketopham.com.
Soon you will experience one of the most significant days in your lives together – your wedding day. Friends may have told you that, even after months of planning, “it will pass in a flash.” That is why you want photos and video to hold on to the special moments. Your wedding will be a day of reverence, commitment, joy and laughter. These moments should be cherished and preserved. And nothing, simply noting, can bring back memories as richly and vividly as carefully crafted video. Walking down the aisle, your vows, your first dance – these sights and sounds can be relived to share with family and friends or watched together on your anniversary or even watched years from now by your children. www.video-solutions.net or 804-814-3654.
Bridal Consulting By Naomi
As an event coordinator, Naomi can assist with every detail of your wedding, from selecting a site for a reception to identifying a caterer, a photographer, a florist or a band. She has access to resources to find the right services to meet the bride’s needs and her highest expectations. Naomi can share her expertise in guiding the bride to creative answers for every part of planning and executing that special day. Contact her at 804.270.1237 or visit naomimeyer.com.
Friedman Law Firm
Friedman Law Firm is a premiere Virginia family law firm. We handle all family law matters ranging from prenuptial agreements to divorce; from adoption to contested custody cases; from estate planning to contested probate litigation. We put clients first. We help our clients navigate their way through the maze of the legal system. While some attorneys assume they know what a client wants, we assume nothing. Every case is different. Each client has different values and goals. If you are involved in a family law matter or simply want to know your rights regarding marriage, divorce, custody, support, or estate issues, call to talk to an experienced family law attorney. Contact us at 804.717.1969 or FriedmanDivorce.com. All communication will be confidential.
Planning a wedding requires attention to many different elements that must come together seamlessly on the big day. No detail is too small! To ensure your wedding is all you hoped for you need a company that can help simplify the planning and execute flawlessly. Party Perfect can help! Since 1996, Party Perfect has provided wedding rental items and décor for thousands of happy couples. Wedding tents, ceremony chairs, tables, linen, arches, bars, lighting, and so much more. Trust in our dedication to service and quality to provide you with everything you need to make yotur wedding day perfect! www.partyperfect.com or 804.359.2400.
Journeys Inc. can personalize any type of honeymoon or wedding getaway. Whether you’re looking for a tropical retreat, a relaxing cruise, or even an adventurous zip line through the rain forest, our Certified Destination Wedding & Honeymoon Specialists can create the perfect vacation for you. Journeys won the Wedding Wire Couples Choice Awards because our honeymoon clients rated us in the top 5% of local wedding professionals from the Wedding Wire network. Our goal is to plan the most AMAZING honeymoon for you by working with our key onsite contacts to ensure a seamless vacation! Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or www.journeystravelinc.com.
TNT Limousine is Richmond’s premier chauffeured transportation service! We offer a fleet of town cars, stretch limousines, limo buses, and more! Our mission is to provide the most satisfying service our customer has ever experienced. We pride ourselves in the safety, cleanliness, punctuality, and professional and courteous drivers. Whatever you need, we can deliver. Call TNT at (804) 965-0990 or visit www.tntlimousine.com. You’ll be glad you did!
The Berkeley Hotel
The AAA Four-Diamond Berkeley Hotel offers Southern charm and hospitality in the heart of Richmond. Our Jamestown Room is a beautifully appointed split-level room with French doors overlooking the cobblestones of Cary Street. This room accommodates up to 65 guests for a seated meal or 75 for a standing reception. Our Christopher Newport Ballroom decorated in rich mahogany and warm tones awaits you and your guests. This room accommodates up to 95 guests for a seated meal or 125 for a standing reception. The Berkeley Hotel offers room blocks at special rates and boasts a Richmond’s A-list Bridal Suite. berkeleyhotel.com.
Relax and enjoy the waterfront wedding of your dreams at The Boathouse. Featuring a plantation-style ceremony garden and sunset views, The Boathouse at Sunday Park is a stylish, romantic location for your wedding. The Boathouse at Rocketts Landing along the banks of the James River is a modern event space in a historic setting with panoramic views of the city skyline. Indulge your guests with a decadent menu designed by The Boathouse culinary team and presented by our attentive, courteous staff. Our event coordinators will help bring your vision to life at The Boathouse. Let us take care of the details while you dance the night away. boathouserva.com
The Bolling Haxall House
The Bolling Haxall House, an imposing Italianate mansion in the heart of downtown Richmond, was built in 1858 for wealthy business leader Bolling Walker Haxall. The Woman’s Club, seeking permanent headquarters, purchased the house in 1900. They added an elegant auditorium in 1915, which continues to be a popular venue for community and club events. Renovated in the late 1980s by a team of acclaimed preservationists, the house is a Virginia Historic Landmark and is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The house is open Tuesday through Friday, 10a.m. to 4 p.m. Tours are available by appointment. 804.643.2847, ext. 13; located at 211 E. Franklin St. twcrichmond.org.
The Brownstone is Richmond’s newest wedding venue. Starting with our magnolia-lined patio, you’ll wander inside to discover three spacious dining rooms, perfect for an intimate wedding reception, rehearsal dinner or bridal shower. Down the staircase you’ll first find separate rooms for both the bride and the groom, and then our spacious ballroom that can seat 200 or more guests with built-in lighting that can bring all of your bridal colors together. Inclusive of our space we have off-street parking, handicap accessibility, and separate rooms for your cocktail hour. Come take a tour of our 11,000-square-foot facility to see what we can do for you. www.thebrownstone.com.
Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown
Located in the heart of downtown, with over 13,000 square feet of sophisticated banquet space, the Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown is the perfect setting for your lavish reception or intimate gathering of family and friends. Our Grand Ballroom can accommodate weddings of up to 300 guests and our Junior Ballroom is ideal for events of up to 150 people. For the convenience of your out-of-town guests, Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown also offers 298 graciously appointed guest rooms that include our luxurious two-story penthouse suites, which feature Richmond’s most spectacular skyline views! Special group rates available. Call 804-344-2972 or visit www.crowneplaza.com/ric-downtown.
The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen offers the perfect setting for weddings, receptions and prewedding events. The beautiful sculpture garden is an ideal venue for an outdoor wedding or reception. The contemporary canopy protects guests from inclement weather. Receptions can also be held in one of two ballrooms. Additionally, The Gumenick Family Gallery provides a unique gathering space in an art-filled three-room art gallery. For more information, call 804.261.ARTS (2787).
Welcome to Dover Hall, a private estate located in the rolling hills of Manakin-Sabot, Virginia. We are conveniently situated in between Richmond and Charlottesville, and a two-hour drive from Washington, DC. This English Tudor estate and its grounds are more than just a stunning setting. Dover Hall was built to be the perfect place for special occasions, run by a team of professionals who hold service to a higher standard. Dover Hall combines the grandeur of days past with modern conveniences, providing unforgettable experiences with the help of Jennifer McBride’s experienced team. The estate’s 33,000 square feet command a majestic view of 55 acres of rolling hills and woodlands. Inside, over 30 rooms—including a two-story ballroom, solarium, library, and bridal wing—invite guests to live luxuriously and leave the details to the attentive staff. A treasure trove of classical art and elegant antiques, Dover Hall is a perfect setting for events of all kinds. doverhallestate.com.
The new DoubleTree Richmond-Midlothian (379.3800) offers two ballrooms, a relaxing Atrium Lobby lounge, and on-site Visions dance club for your after-party. Complimentary transportation is also available to many local wedding venues. Both of these wonderful ly located and beautifully appointed properties have everything you need for your wedding. Special room rates are also available. Call today to reserve your date! (804) 379-3800 or doubletree3.hilton.com.
Four Points by Sheraton Richmond Airport
Situated just over one mile from Richmond International Airport, with easy access to Interstates 64 and 95, the Four Points by Sheraton Richmond Airport is an ideal location for your Richmond wedding. With two spacious ballrooms featuring contemporary décor, our hotel offers a modern setting for wedding ceremonies, receptions, or rehearsal dinners. Looking to have an outdoor ceremony but worried about the weather? Our Garden Atrium is the perfect solution. The Garden Atrium features four stories of windows and skylights, filling your special day with bright memories to last forever. Call our Wedding Specialists at 804-226-6503 or visit www.fourpointsrichmondairport.com.
Four Points by Sheraton Richmond
Host your big day in our one of a kind location, among beautifully landscaped grounds, walking paths and picturesque lakes. Four Points by Sheraton Richmond offers a sophisticated setting and scenic backdrop, perfect for your wedding ceremony, reception or rehearsal dinner. Enjoy newly refreshed guestrooms, creative menu selections, personalized service and over 8,500 square feet of space to accommodate you party, large or small. Earn SPG Starpoints for you and your guests, and redeem for travel awards at 1,200 Starwood hotels across the world! We are here to assist you in designing your special day; call 804-323-1144 or visit www.fourpointsrichmond.com.
GATHER is housed in an 1850s general store and is imbued with the perfect ambience and charm for a memorable event! We transform our space into a personalized backdrop for your rehearsal dinner, shower, or party. Our large downstairs can accommodate a sit-down dinner or more casual fare, while our delightful patio, bedecked with bistro lights and bubbling fountain, provides additional space for outdoor pleasure. Our original 20-foot counter serves as the perfect buffet, while our kitchen makes catering a breeze. Off-site prop rentals include rustic, reclaimed wood farm tables, vintage china and silverware & more! Event design services available. www.shopgather.com.
The Hilton Hotel & Spa Short Pump
The Hilton Hotel & Spa Short Pump (364.3600) boasts a West End location in the heart of shoppers’ paradise, less than two minutes from the interstate. Fairytale weddings are their specialty, and true love! On-site you will find Shula’s Steakhouse, offering “the very best steaks” in Richmond along with Aura Spa, where you will be pampered to a level you only dreamed about! (804) 364-3600 or hilton.com.
Historic Mankin Mansion
Historic Mankin Mansion provides a stunning backdrop for your most important day of all... your wedding day! With formal English gardens, beautifully manicured grounds, and a one of a kind historic mansion, you, your family, and your friends will cherish time spent creating memories that will last a lifetime! Your wedding ceremony will be held below our 100-year-old sycamore tree and our Reception Gallery is elegantly decorated for many tastes, creating a lovely setting for your own wonderful and unique touches. Experience a garden wedding like no other! If you are looking for a venue more extraordinary than a hotel ballroom, a banquet facility, or country club, let Historic Mankin Mansion whisk you away for a calm and heartwarming experience! historicmankinmansion.com or 804.737.7773.
The Jefferson Hotel
Known for its stunning Grand Staircase and majestic ballrooms, The Jefferson has hosted Richmond’s most memorable weddings since 1895. Guests are dazzled by the beauty, gracious hospitality and exceptional food and beverage, while the happy couple relaxes and enjoys the event executed with perfection to fulfill their every wish. Call 804.649.4612 or visit jeffersonhotel.com for additional information.
John Marshall Ballrooms
The historic John Marshall Ballrooms offer a lovely venue for wedding ceremonies and receptions. There are two stunning ballrooms that have been restored to their original 1920s grandeur with vintage crystal chandeliers, soaring ceilings and detailed hand-crafted moldings. The Marshall Ballroom has floor-to-ceiling windows and nine crystal chandeliers. The Virginia Ballroom has a grand wraparound balcony. Homemades by Suzanne will manage all of the catering for the ballrooms. You would not have to rent anything for your reception, as we provide tables, chairs, linens, flatware, bone china, and crystal. thejohnmarshallballrooms.com.
Linden Row Inn
With its rich history of love and romance, Linden Row Inn offers an idyllic setting for weddings, receptions, bridal showers, and rehearsal dinners. Whether you are looking for a relaxing garden atmosphere in the heart of Downtown Richmond, or a historic banquet space, the Linden Row Inn is the perfect venue for your wedding event. Our intimate garden courtyard and versatile board room are ideal for events of up to 125 guests. For the convenience of your out-of-town guests, Linden Row Inn also offers 70 uniquely appointed guest rooms with modern amenities and historic touches. Special group rates available. www.lindenrowinn.com.
Main Street Station
Main Street Station is Richmond’s most recognizable historic landmark, with the majestic clock tower greeting travelers from afar. Built in 1901 for passenger rail service, the City of Richmond renovated and re-opened the station in 2004, again serving passenger rail, and also offering a unique and beautiful space for private events. With its stunning Beaux Art architecture, gorgeous interior and marble floors, the station offers a space for weddings, receptions, and other private and corporate events. Centrally located in Shockoe Bottom; parking included in rental. Contact 804.523.3328 or email@example.com for availability and booking information.
The Manor House at Kings Charter
2015 Couples Choice Award — Surround yourself with a lush array of blooms as you exchange vows in several garden ceremony sites. Kick up your heels in the classically decorated ballroom, enjoy cocktails amidst the manicured lawn and formal gardens. Delight on delicacies from the caterer of your choice! You choose the time of day, ceremony location, & caterer while on-site coordination services assist you in making your day spectacular at The Manor House at Kings Charter. We have one great event per day, make it yours! www.TheManorHouseVa.com or 804-550-0020.
Maymont is a 100-acre American estate, an extraordinary gift given to the community by James and Sallie Dooley who lived there from 1893 to 1925. Whether strolling in the gardens, touring the mansion or watching river otters play, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Maymont offers unique settings for weddings, receptions and rehearsal dinners as well as romantic new engagement packages. Choose from the flower-filled Italian Garden or the serene Japanese Garden for your ceremony, and then celebrate your reception in the Garden Hall or Nature & Visitor Center. Horse-drawn carriage rides, Tram rides, and tours are also available.804.358.7166 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit maymont.org, facebook.com/maymont or twitter.com/maymont.
Meadow Hall at The Meadow Event Park
The timeless elegance and rustic charm of Meadow Hall will make any couples’ special day unique. Beautiful and serene, Meadow Hall is nestled amidst rolling Virginia farmland. The birthplace of Thoroughbred racing legend, Secretariat, the former horse farm is now recognized as a Virginia Historic Landmark. Multiple outdoor and indoor ceremony and reception locations offer options that will satisfy any vision. Whether your ideal wedding is an intimate gathering or extravagant affair, we look forward to helping you plan an event that suits your vision for an unforgettable day. Contact us at Weddings@MeadowEventPark.com or 804-994-2800.
The Place at Innsbrook
The Place at Innsbrook features a variety of beautiful rooms with an outdoor patio. The Ballroom, The Salons or the Patio and Garden are a perfect setting for your next Wedding, Banquet or Business Meeting. Let us show you how pleasant and stress-free it can be to plan the most important events of your life. Whether you are planning a Wedding Ceremony, Reception, Rehearsal Dinner, Birthday Party or a Business Meeting, you can always expect exceptional service and outstanding cuisine prepared by our creative chefs. theplaceatinnsbrook.com or 346-2100. Let us do the work while you take all the credit.
“Richmond’s best kept secret” offering a true one-stop-shop wedding experience… Book your wedding reception in class, style, and timeless elegance today! Built in 1896, an elegant, historical setting is there for your guests to enjoy with all the latest amenities. In the heart of downtown Richmond in the Arts district. Convenient to major interstates and the best hotels in town. Call us (804) 649-3373 or visit renaissanceva.com.
Richmond Marriott West
Cheers to the bride and groom! Richmond Marriott West has witnessed some outrageous toasts given by the best man and the most touching first dance between father and daughter. We invite you to explore our beautiful hotel for your wedding reception. We are located in the trendy Innsbrook area of the West End, where you will enjoy being in outdoor scenery and peaceful surroundings. Your guest list includes the most important people in your life — trust Marriott West to keep them in every comfort while they stay with us. Please call 804.965.9500 for information in planning your joyous day.
The Valentine is a hidden jewel in the heart of downtown. Weddings, receptions, and rehearsal dinners take place surrounded by the natural greenery of a secret garden setting. With the backdrop of the historic 1812 John Wickham House, you and your guests can relax and enjoy the solace, beauty, and charm of the Valentine Garden, enjoy cocktails and dancing on the Gray Family Terrace, and take in the exhibitions of the museum. With a newly renovated reception room, your special day can now be scheduled any time of year. Visit thevalentine.org or call 804.649.0711, ext. 349 for a personal tour.
Virginia Barn Wedding at Adams International School
Situated in the quiet, rolling countryside of Goochland County, Virginia Barn Wedding pairs the refined elegance of your dream wedding with the relaxed, rustic comfort of country living. All Virginia Barn Weddings support the mission and vision of Adams International School, a Montessori-based farm school. For more information, please visit www.VirginiaBarnWedding.com. We invite you to see for yourself what makes us the “Best Barn/Farm Wedding Venue” in Richmond! [Richmond Bride magazine’s A-List, 2014-15].
The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
The intimate elegance of the Pauley Center, the classical warmth of the Marble Hall, the spectacular soaring architecture of the Cochrane Atrium, and the contemporary chic of Amuse Restaurant — The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts offers every bride a venue that celebrates her unique style. Our staff will coordinate every aspect of your reception from first dance to grand departure. Contact us at email@example.com or 804.340.1590.