Gunston Hall

Northern Virginia



Offering the ideal historic backdrop for your Virginia wedding day, Gunston Hall is sure to please with its architectural distinction and first class amenities. Originally built for George Mason IV in 1759, this stunning example of Georgian architecture has since become a favorite venue among local brides -- and for good reason! Before saying your “I do’s,” prepare for your shining moment in the private bridal suite, sipping on a glass of champagne as you relax with your entourage and giddily await the walk down the aisle. Recite your most sacred vows on the property’s lush green lawn, the endless acres of property and a breathtaking view of the Potomac setting a truly unforgettable scene for one of the most important moments of your life. Take tours of the historic mansion before celebrating in the intimate Ann Mason Room or dining al fresco in the adjoining private courtyard. No matter what wedding package you choose, Gunston Hall will create a magical wedding experience that combines incomparable hospitality with historic grandeur.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Event Center, Museum/Gallery, Plantation, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 125 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 125 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 125 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 125 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 11:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $3,000 to $4,000 for a ceremony and reception and includes 8 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony only wedding ranges from $500 to $4,000. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $250/hr.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Gunston Hall is estimated at between $7,655 and $14,131 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Music must end by 10:00PM
No open flames
Biodegradable throwables only