If you’re looking for the best place to host your holiday party, bridal shower, or company event you have to look in Fredericksburg! From classic ballrooms to buildings seeped in history, the region has just what you’re looking for. 

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Gauntlet Golf Club– Located in Curtis Memorial Park, in Stafford County, Gauntlet golf Club offers beautiful views and a relaxed atmosphere. The Twilight Room accommodates parties of up to 120 people. Their terrace offers views of the golf club and is a great cocktail hour option.

Inn at the Old Silk Mill The Silk Mill has quickly become an iconic Fredericksburg event location! From exquisite holiday parties, to weddings and receptions, to live music performances and even murder mystery dinners, this spot is open to a wide range of gatherings. It’s location in downtown Fredericksburg right on the Rappahannock River, couldn’t be better! 

Stevenson Ridge–  Looking for somewhere charming and unique for your party? Stevenson Ridge is it! They offer a variety of rooms for small groups discussions and brainstorming, to larger, sophisticated spaces for galas and holiday events. 

“Our catering staff can help you with lunch, and we’ll make sure you have drinks and snacks available throughout the day for those times when you need a quick bit of brain food. We also have audio-visual equipment, including a projector and screen, speakers, and microphones. You might also consider taking advantage of our on-site lodging for overnight retreats or out-of-town guests. Birthday parties, baby showers, family reunions, bah mitzvahs, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, anniversary celebrations—Stevenson Ridge can make any event special.”

Potomac Point Winery From the intimate Library Room that seats 8 amongst special reserve wines, to their exquisite ballrooms, Potomac Point Winery will not disappoint. It’s no surprise that they have been voted “Best Special Events Venue,” by Virginia Living Magazine, in 2017. The dramatic vineyard views and beautiful design make this the perfect location to holiday parties, galas, graduation and retirement parties, and of course weddings and receptions.  

718 Venue – This perfectly restored event space, circa 1907, is nestled right in the middle of downtown Fredericksburg. Don’t let the cozy store front mislead you. 718 can accommodate up to 100 guests!

“718 accentuates its architectural character featuring polished heart pine floors, exposed original brick walls, tall tin ceilings, and pendant drop lights.” 

The Kenmore Inn The Historic Kenmore Inn is an iconic downtown Fredericksburg venue! The property was originally purchased by Colonel John Lewis in 1742 and has passed through several families in the past few centuries. They offer a ballroom, multiple level event space, gorgeous facilities, and nine-room inn right on Princess Anne Street

Rock Hill Plantation – A classic southern plantation home, in Stafford County. “Located within the grounds are three ponds and a spacious Ceremonial Gazebo. A tastefully appointed Carriage House Reception Hall overlooks a large Veranda and pool with a fountain. easily accessible to Interstate 95, Route 17 and Fredericksburg.” Though typically thought of as a wedding venue, Rock Hill Plantation is available for corporate events and meetings.

Fredericksburg Expo Center – If you have a really large event, the Fredericksburg Expo center is the way to go. Especially if you have vendors, or large items like a stage, inflatables, or vehicles. The Expo Center had large exhibition halls as well as smaller meeting and conference. The Grand Ballroom is a wonderful wedding reception option. “Host 50 to 500 guests in style for a gala, fundraiser, banquet, baby shower, anniversary or birthday party.  Enjoy a cocktail hour in the spacious hallway surrounding the Grand Ballroom. Select a plated or buffet dinner for your guests to enjoy.”

Courtyard by Marriott Fredericksburg Historic District You can hold all kinds of events here, from weddings to business meetings. You also get the wonderful bonus that out-of-town guests can stay right in the same building. The Marriott offers state-of-the-art AV equipment, printing, copying and delivery services. For weddings, they have catering. 

Written by, Brenda Sapanghila

Last Updated:
May 13, 2020