Outdoor royal banquet table set up with fresh flowers, glassware & candles in an event venue at The Clifton

Galas & Fundraising Events

Plan an Unforgettable Event on Our 100-Acre Estate Only Minutes From Downtown Charlottesville

From fraternity and sorority splashes to annual events for national foundations, a wide range of organizations and societies choose The Clifton as a perfect spot for their gala or fundraising events.

We Offer The Following

  • Spaces to accommodate up to 250 guests (dependent on season)
  • Complete table settings, including fine linens, tableware, and candles
  • Service styles ranging from cocktail reception to multi-course seated dinners
  • 20 guest rooms available for overnight guests
  • Included donation from The Clifton towards fundraising goals
  • Professional service staff
  • Staging for Court tent 
  • Included advertising through Clifton social media channels
  • Michelin-chef created cuisine
  • Audiovisual equipment and support, including Sonos surround-sound system
Explore our event venue spaces