Comfy sofas, armchairs, banquet tables set up in an outdoor wedding venue with canopy at The Clifton


Celebrate Your Big Day at Our Historic & ​Elegant Charlottesville Wedding Venue

Driveway, exterior of the Manor House & garden with green lawn & trees at The Clifton

With historic charm, breathtaking views and modern yet elegant sophistication, The Clifton has become one of the most iconic wedding venues in Charlottesville, Virginia.

The Clifton can be yours for the day, or for a full weekend of relaxation. Arrive Thursday for a day of fun and relaxation at our pool to unwind from your travel. Friday night, gather friends and family for your rehearsal dinner, and then get a good night’s rest for your big day on Saturday. After your ceremony, party the night away without having to go home, and then enjoy a farewell brunch on Sunday.

Experience Charlottesville’s heritage and elegance with a contemporary twist. Let us assist you in creating your exquisite Clifton Wedding, distinguished by impeccable service, lush surroundings and exceptional cuisine.

​​Emily & Brian's Summer 2023 Wedding 

Photography by Ashley Cox Photography @ashley.p.cox

Couple in wedding dress posing for a photo near wedding arch adorned with flowers at The Clifton
Close-up of a blue wedding cake decorated with colorful icing flowers at The Clifton
Bride holding a bouquet of fresh flowers in front of the groom at The Clifton
Groomsmen sitting around a table & having a chat at The Clifton
Outdoor event venue, long dining table with floral decor, glassware & chairs at The Clifton
Wedding group posing by green lawn of Secret Garden at The Clifton
A couple hugging & posing on path by a garden with flowers at The Clifton
Bride in white gown putting on her shoes at The Clifton

When you choose to start your life together at The Clifton, you and your guests will enjoy an experience befitting one of the finest wedding venues in Charlottesville, which includes:

  • Exclusivity of our beautiful property from Saturday at eleven o'clock in the morning until Sunday at eleven o'clock in the morning
  • Double occupancy accommodations in twenty uniquely appointed guest rooms and cottages
  • Tables, chairs, barware, china, flatware, glassware & full length white linens
  • Eight-peaked, 60'x100' sailcloth tent with hardwood floor, a wash of copper light on the tent, fans under the tent, and a lighting technician on hand during the event
  • Wedding Ceremony Site with seating for as many as two hundred guests
  • Butler-attended wine and hors d'oeuvres welcoming your guests to the cocktail reception
  • One hour cocktail and hors d'oeuvres reception
  • Four hour full bar service after cocktail hour
  • Full staffing of the event, including our culinary & banquet teams
  • Wedding Dinner for as many as two hundred guests
  • Wine service with dinner
  • European continental breakfast for those staying at The Clifton

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