The Founders Inn and Spa

Virginia Beach



The Founders Inn and Spa’s name comes from the Founding Fathers who drafted the Constitution. The resort, located in Virginia Beach, features captivating Grand Georgian architecture and renowned art and antiques including noteworthy period furnishings. Celebrate life’s most special occasions here while surrounded by classic red brick, expansive lawns, intricate topiaries and landscaping, and your closest friends and family. The Founders Inn and Spa’s romantic, Colonial English gardens, impressive indoor atrium, or Regent University's Divinity Chapel, is the perfect setting for Brides and Grooms to begin their life together. Southern elegance, lake and garden views combined with exceptional food will ensure you and your guests have a unique and memorable experience. Whether you envision a lavish sit-down dinner for hundreds or a loving intimate gathering of family and friends, The Founders Inn and Spa can help make your day truly special.

Venue Style

Hotel/Resort, Park/Garden, Ballrooms, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 400 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 400 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 800 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 800 guests

Time Restrictions

Varied set up and start time available. Events must end by 1:30AM.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a food and beverage minimum of $10,000 per ballroom rented applied to all events. There are four ballrooms available that may be used individually or may be connected to form a larger space. The venue allows 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a wedding ceremony is $1,200. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $250/hr. Estimates provided by Wedding Spot are based on a rental of one ballroom with the Diamond package. Please inquire with venue wedding sales manager for more details.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Upgraded chairs
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

Wedding coordinator required
All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 1:30AM
No sparklers
No rose petals, birdseed, etc.

Ceremony Fee Reduced

$800.00 Ceremony Fee if wedding booked before August 31, 2014 *Valued at $1200.00*

Enter promotional code SUMMERWED when you book an appointment through Wedding Spot to redeem this exclusive deal.

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