Nestled within the Monticello Mountains on Thomas Jefferson Parkway, the Jefferson Library lies in the heart of the rural community of Charlottesville and presents brides and grooms a remarkable space to host a magical wedding and reception. Positioned northwest of Richmond, this venue features a central location that is easily accessed by nearby highways and airports, making it an ideal choice for couples with traveling wedding day guests. A free-standing library dedicated to the study of our Founding Father, Thomas Jefferson, the Jefferson Library offers couples three unique spaces within the venue to share your vows. Whether you prefer the state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment of the Berkeley Room, intimate layout of the Nichols Room, or historic charm and adjacent gardens of the Kenwood, each choice provides the captivating wedding day photos you always dreamed of. If you desire a historic and memorable space to tie the knot, consider the Jefferson Library for you special moment with family and friends.
Max Indoor Reception: 120 guests
Set up time can start at 6:00 PM. Events must end by 11:00 PM.
The rental fee is $8,000 for a reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The rental includes philanthropic gift to the Thomas Jefferson Foundation.
The average wedding cost at Jefferson Library is estimated at between $14,690 and $19,302 for a reception only for 100 guests.
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|Bride's dressing area|
|Groom's dressing area|
|Coat check room|
|Venue set up and clean up|
|Day of onsite manager|
|Large parking lot|
|Wedding coordinator required|
|Valet parking or shuttle service required|
|Venue must approve all decorations|
|General liability insurance required|
|Choose from a list for catering|
|Amplified music OK indoors only|
|Smoking outside only|
|Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer|
|Music must end by 11:00PM|