Great Meadow Foundation

Northern Virginia



Nestled in the heart of Virginia’s Piedmont countryside, Great Meadow is a 380-acre field events center and steeplechase course. It’s also the answer to an affordable wedding venue that lives up to what you have in mind for your dream day. What about a property that gives you complete control? Get married, or have your wedding reception, or have both at one of the most beautiful and romantic places in Piedmont, Virginia. You can plan your ceremony at one on-site location and then hold your reception at another. There are so many choices, including the Summer House and terrace, the famous Steward Stand; Winner Circle, Meadow Pavilion, Swan Lake, and Festival Hill. You’ll get amazing photo opportunities and you will have full control of how you want to use the property, including your preferred vendors instead of theirs if that’s your desire. Without the restrictions of traditional venues, the day you envision is the day you will have at the beautiful Great Meadow.

Venue Style

Event Center, Park/Garden, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Outdoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 400 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 400 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 8:00AM. Events must end by 11:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $3,500 to $5,700 for a ceremony and reception and includes 12 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony only wedding ranges from $3,500 to $5,700. A refundable security deposit of $500 is required. Please note events with over 35 cars, traffic control is required. There is a 100% tax write off. Please note venue is an outdoor space with no covering. A tent is able to be brought in, but must be rented through a third party of the couple's choosing.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Great Meadow Foundation is estimated at between $9,719 and $14,257 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
General liability insurance required
Wheelchair access limited
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Music must end by 11:00PM

Wedding Day Availability (Last updated Apr 18, 2018)

  • Partially Reserved
  • Reserved
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