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The Inn at Willow Grove is a critically acclaimed property, now enjoying outstanding reviews from The Washington Post, Wine Enthusiast, Departures Magazine, DC Magazine, and Washingtonian Magazine, among others.

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With an expansive range of venues, including the Hall, the Barn and Ruins, the Inn at Willow Grove is the perfect place for weddings of every style and size, from chic to rustic and from 20 to 200 guests.

The Inn only hosts one wedding per weekend, guaranteeing that your event will be top priority!

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The Hall: A brand new space with coffered ceilings, a stone clad gas fireplace and 360 views through French doors that overlook the surrounding countryside and manicured gardens. The Hall offers everything you need for elegant intimate parties for up to 50 guests, including zinc and glass tables, leather dining chairs, and Fortessa china.

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The Barn & Ruins: The big red barn is our modern, elegant version of a rustic fantasy. The brand new space offers vaulted wood beam ceilings, a stone clad gas fireplace, automated temperature controls, dedicated restrooms and a warming kitchen.

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The Ruins are an added outdoor bonus, they are the enchanting stone foundation of antique bank barn that remain tented through the Spring, Summer and Fall.

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Together these spaces can accommodate up to 250 guests.

The Boxwood Gardens: The perfect ceremony space, the gardens are shaded by giant trees, surrounded by blooming shrubs and edged with 100-year-old boxwood. With fountains tucked away and brick pathways leading to the custom pergola, the gardens are a magical setting for celebrations of any size and can accommodate up to 180 guests.

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In the restaurant, Vintage, guests will find fine wines and culinary masterpieces infused with the same contemporary flair found in The Inn.

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Photo Credits: theinnatwillowgrove.com; weddingchannel.com; weddings.com

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Let the history and romance of James and Dolley Madison’s gracious 2,650-acre estate home provide a uniquely beautiful backdrop for your dream wedding. Begin your life together where they began theirs, gazing with hope and happiness at the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains, only 2 hours away from Washington D.C.

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Your wedding at Montpelier will include the use of the  property venue for one out of three wedding packages of your choice:

The Montpelier Wedding

Exchange vows at the symbol of Montpelier, the Madison Temple, which was designed and built by James Madison. Then stroll across the picturesque home’s front yard by candlelight to the William DuPont Gallery for a festive reception. There you will enjoy cocktails in the Gallery and the famous reinstalled Red Room among the treasures of a bygone era. Retire to the Grand Salon for a sit-down repast beneath the DuPont’s gold-leafed chandelier.

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The Garden Wedding

Begin your new life together with the lush elegance of The Garden Wedding.  Here, in Annie DuPont’s Formal Garden, you will be surrounded by colorful peonies, Japanese irises and fragrant herbs as you make your entrance on the stately brick walkway through the filigree wrought-iron gates. It is a short walk from the Garden to the William DuPont Gallery where you and your guests can enjoy cocktails in the fabled Red Room and Gallery and then dine and dance the night away in the beautiful Grand Salon.

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The Temple Wedding

Take your vows beside the romantic canopy of the Madison Temple nestled among the trees of the north lawn beside James and Dolley’s mansion. Then, entertain your guests with a tented reception just behind the Temple for a truly outdoor wedding with a spectacular view of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Montpelier estate, and the famed Steeplechase Racetrack.

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Contact Danah Artis at 757. 647.1300 to plan your dream destination wedding at the James Madison Montpelier now!

Photo Credit(s): montpelier.org; elegala.com; weddingchannel.com; preservationnation.org

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The Westin is defined by modern design, gracious service and a deeply relaxing atmosphere. In 2010, Westin Hotels & Resorts celebrated its 80th birthday, proving that intuitive service and luxurious comfort are never out of style. The Westin name graces more than 160 hotels in 37 countries and continues to drive new ideas and innovative services across the hospitality industry.

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Tiffjones 81from WeddingPlanner.com said, “The Westin was amazing! I am so happy that I chose this location for my wedding and ceremony. Everything was classy from the service, the food, and the decor. If I had to do it all over again I would not have chosen another place because no other place in this area can top The Westin’s true elegance!”

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At the Westin you will discover a feeling of wellbeing that touches all the senses, including the scent of White Tea lightly perfuming the air, the sound of local music drifting through the lobby, the exhilaration felt after a rejuvenating workout, or the nourishing sweetness of fresh blueberries and raspberries.

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Whether an intimate affair for 10 or a gala for 600, The Westin Virginia Beach Town Center delivers a level of service that is truly above all else.

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Photo Credit(s): westin.com; weddingplanner.com; scotthayneblog.com’ keithcephus.com

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