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James Monroe's Highland

Venue highlights

Indoor and outdoor spaces
Valet parking

Venue details

Style:

Event Center, Rustic & Barn, Park/Garden, Vintage, Outdoor

Guest capacity:

Accommodates up to 200 guests

Services:

Ceremony / Reception

Indoor / Outdoor

Location:

2050 James Monroe Parkway
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Description:

James Monroe's Highland is a charming site to host your wedding celebration. This historic site, the home of President James Monroe, is located in beautiful Charlottesville, Virginia. The venue offers a variety of ceremonial sites: John's Garden, the formal garden behind the Highland house, a manicured floral space. The Peacock Yard, bordered with small boxwoods and shaded by a large ash tree, creates a natural archway that is is beautiful for large ceremonies. For your reception the Highland has a lovely Event Barn. The barn has two floors and handsomely showcases the stone wall interior and high wooden rafter ceilings. This rustic space is absolutely stunning with the addition of simple flowers and candles. It is a lovely site to dine and dance into the evening while viewing nearby mountains and pastures. For those seeking an outdoor reception Highland has a Hilltop Pavilion. This covered area keeps you and your guests close to nature and ready to dance under the stars. James Monroe's Highland is an adaptive venue that showcases simple historic elegance at its finest.

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Venue notes

The rental fee ranges from $3,300 to $6,700 for a ceremony and reception and includes 13 hours of rental time including set up and clean up time. A cocktail hour is also included with a ceremony and reception. A refundable security deposit of $500 is required. A portion of the rental fee is a philanthropic tax-deductible donation, which goes directly toward the funding of restoration projects for the historic estate of President James Monroe. For ceremony-only or reception-only weddings, please inquire directly with the venue for pricing.

Amenities and Restrictions

Amenities

- Bride's dressing area

- Tables and chairs provided

- Outdoor lighting

- Day-of coordinator

- Kitchen for prep only

- Large parking lot

- Complimentary walk-through of the Monroe guest house during cocktail hour

Restrictions

- General liability insurance required

- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

- Choose from a list for catering

- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors

- No smoking

- Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer

- Music must end by 11:30PM

- A portion of the rental fee is tax deductible

Amenities

- Bride's dressing area

- Tables and chairs provided

- Outdoor lighting

- Day-of coordinator

- Kitchen for prep only

- Large parking lot

- Complimentary walk-through of the Monroe guest house during cocktail hour

Restrictions

- General liability insurance required

- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

- Choose from a list for catering

- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors

- No smoking

- Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer

- Music must end by 11:30PM

- A portion of the rental fee is tax deductible

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James Monroe's Highland

Venue Highlights

Indoor and outdoor spaces
Valet parking

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