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.

Brittany & David's Spring 2023 Wedding

Photography by Stephanie Whitehill Photography @stephaniewhitehillphoto


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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