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Weddings at The Greenbrier

When you choose The Greenbrier to host your wedding, you are not just hosting your wedding at America’s Resort; you are becoming a part of America’s history! The Greenbrier is a National Historic Landmark that has exuded traditional southern charm and warm hospitality since 1778. Whether you envision an intimate exchange of vows surrounded by the Alleghany Mountains, or dancing the night away in a timeless ballroom, The Greenbrier will create a weekend where “experiences are timeless and memories last forever.”

The Greenbrier wedding experience includes full service planning from our wedding team that is sure to make the planning process as seamless as possible. Our goal is to have every bride enjoy planning her wedding from the first phone call to her final goodbyes at the end of the evening. When you have your wedding at The Greenbrier, you have the luxury of knowing your wedding plans are being handled by true professionals that want to make your wedding dreams come true! We welcome you to become America’s next Bride…

The Greenbrier Resort

Wedding Spaces & Services

Whether your ideal wedding is on a mountain top with breathtaking views of the sunset or in a grand ballroom with a formal gold service dinner, The Greenbrier offers a myriad of options for every aspect of your wedding weekend.

Outdoor Ceremony Locations Capacity
Springhouse 300
Colonial Terrace 250
Prime 44 West Lawn 150
Prime 44 West Terrace 50
Chesapeake Bay Terrace 100
Howard’s Creek Lawn 100
Kate’s Mountain 200
North Lawn 125
Indoor Ceremony Locations Capacity
Cameo Ballroom 300
Chesapeake Bay 50
Chesapeake Room 400
Crystal Room 150
Kate’s Mountain Lodge 75
Howard’s Creek Lodge 75
Colonial Lounge 90
North Parlor 40
Taft Room & Foyer 75
Indoor Reception Locations Capacity
Colonial Hall 1,000
Chesapeake Room 240
Cameo Ballroom 200
Crystal Room 100
Chesapeake Bay 50
Howard’s Creek Lodge 75
Taft Room & Foyer 75
Spring Room & Terrace 40
Outdoor Reception Locations Capacity
Infinity Pool 150
Howard’s Creek Lodge 150
Kate’s Mountain 300
Colonial Terrace 150
Spring Room Terrace 40

Weather Plan
Should an outdoor ceremony site be selected, The Greenbrier requires the rental of an alternate location indoors in the event of inclement weather.

Attire

Dress to impress for your big day with classic, elegant tuxedos by Ralph Lauren. We take all the headache out of the rental process so that you can focus on enjoying your wedding experience to the fullest. Get fitted, order, pick-up and return right on site for all the men in your party! Tuxedo Rentals are $189 and include pants, jacket, shirt, shoes, accessories and alterations. Great dresses for mothers of the bride and groom as well as grandmothers can be found in our retail shops! Formal wear for the ladies as well as accessories from designers including Badgeley Mischka and Diane von Furstenberg can be found in Bellissima and Greenbrier’s Avenue Women’s. Once you find the perfect dress, the shoes to complete the look are waiting for you to find them in Yarid’s!

Audio Visual

PSAV Presentation Services, the in-house audio/visual provider for The Greenbrier. PSAV is the ultimate lighting expert!! Enhance your wedding venue with up lights or pin spots to create that wow factor you may be looking for with help from PSAV’s on-site team. The Greenbrier’s audio visual specialists will also help with equipment necessary for your special toasts to be heard or for someone to surprise you with a slideshow!

Entertainment
Is entertainment a topic of discussion at your household because you want to hear all of your favorite Beyonce songs but your parents want to the band to play Journey and Jimmy Buffet? Well guess what… we can recommend bands that play all of the classics as well as today’s hottest songs! Finding a band that keeps everyone out of their seats and on the dance floor is a task that The Greenbrier’s Entertainment team has mastered! Greenbrier Entertainment is here to help you find that band or DJ that will keep all of your guests raving about your wedding for years to come! Recommendations consist of music from different genres and decades as well as DJ’s that can download and play any song on the spot to keep that energy level soaring! Our on-site entertainment gurus will work with you to create a playlist specific to your celebration and your guests! We do ceremony music too!! Piano, harp and string quartet are just a few to consider. Greenbrier Entertainment paired with your on-site wedding coordinator can assist with finding the perfect musicians and songs to send you down the aisle to!

Favors & Gifts
You do not have to look too far to find great favors and gifts to give to your guests or even yourself! The Greenbrier’s collection of shops is great to explore when looking for the right treats to say thank you to your guests for coming to spend this special time with you. With the variety of shops available at The Greenbrier, you are sure to find something for everyone. You can even register for wedding gifts in The Greenbrier Gourmet Shop!!

Flowers & Decor
Have you been dreaming about your wedding day since you were little? Do you have a clear picture in your head of how stunning and perfect it will be? Gillespie’s Flowers is essential in turning that picture in to reality. From the bridal bouquet to the “Just Married” sign on your getaway golf cart, Gillespie’s Flowers and Productions does it all! With a shop conveniently located inside the resort, The Greenbrier’s floral and décor professionals are here to help produce your dream wedding!!

Photography
While your wedding weekend will eventually have to come to an end, there are always photos to look at that will help you relive the remarkable memories! Years from now, when you share those memories with your children and grandchildren, the photos will help paint that beautiful picture for them to see. Greenbrier Photography will provide an exquisite collection of portraits and candid shots to share for generations! The full service photography studio, located inside The Greenbrier, has been photographing timeless weddings and events since 1992. Greenbrier Photography is eager to capture your picturesque weekend on camera!

Planning
The Greenbrier’s goal is for your wedding planning process to be easy, stress free and most of all enjoyable! By pairing you with an on-site wedding coordinator, we are able to accomplish these goals! America’s Resort offers endless options and your on-site coordinator will assist with making sure your wedding day is tailored to you! The Greenbrier’s wedding team can assist with decisions on the food and music as well as help with styling and design of the wedding celebration. Your Greenbrier coordinator will be your point of contact from the beginning steps including designing save the dates and through execution of the wedding day and sending the blushing bride down the aisle!

Studio G
You don’t have to look too far for a place to get all dolled up on the wedding day. Studio G is on-site for all of your wedding beauty needs! Specializing in wedding updos, the stylists of Studio G are here to make you look even more stunning for the big day! The Greenbrier’s on-site salon provides a soothing environment for you and guests to get beautified!

Food & Beverage
A wedding dinner at The Greenbrier is truly an event. Our dining service and entertainment style is rich in historical tradition, evidenced in every event we host. Our menus are carefully crafted by our skilled culinary team, ensuring that your dinner is the perfect end to a most memorable occasion. The following are some of the private dining options that you have available to choose from in order to match your wedding style and budget. For additional information regarding catering policies, please review our guidelines.Gold Service Dinners
The Greenbrier’s Gold Service was first used in 1956 and has continued to be used for the most special occasions – including yours. Your wedding guests will be seated at tables where opulent place settings consist of a 24-carat gold vermeil and bone china plate, centered with an overlay of The Greenbrier Springhouse, 24-carat gold flatware and superior glassware.The grandest of our plated dinners, the Gold Service features a higher ration of guests to staff, servers donned in a unique uniform, table set-up, menus printed on our special Gold Service stock, our Gold Service China, floor-length ivory Damask linens, gold Chivari chairs with white or ivory chair cushions, and votive candles.

White Glove Dinners
The Greenbrier is proud to present meals in the classical style of formal White Glove service. The cost of our White Glove Dinners include servers – attired in white gloves, of course – table set-up, menus printed on our special White Glove stock, White Bone China, sterling silver flatware and floor-length white or black sateen and cotton linens.

Suggested Dinner Menus
The Greenbrier has created dinner menus featuring four courses that beautifully complement one another to simplify your menu selection. Our suggested dinners include table set-up, White Bone China, sterling silver flatware and standard floor length white linens.

Buffet and Dine-Around Menus
The Greenbrier offers many truly unique affairs and locations from casual dinners with a variety of dinner buffet events to very elegant and formal evenings. From a wedding reception with multiple grazing stations to a more relaxed wedding event with family-style service, The Greenbrier’s dine-around events include one server for every 25 guests, table set-up, White Bone China, sterling silver flatware and standard floor length white linens.