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The River View at Occoquan

New events venue at Occoquan Regional Park with a stunning view

Occoquan Regional Park is home to The River View at the Jean R. Packard Center, a multi-million dollar events venue with stunning views of the Occoquan River. The center boasts a large wedding and events area that can accommodate approximately 400 seated guests, the 1608 Room that interprets the area’s history and environment, and two adjacent outdoor spaces.

Wedding parties will have access to a private Hospitality Suite and historic cottage to prepare for their special day. Your rental includes set up and breakdown of the event, table & chairs, detailed planning by our attentive staff, and much more. Email us today at and book our stunning, new venue for your next event!

Latest Updates

Fall Wedding Open House

Join us on Sunday, September 30, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for our Fall Open House! This event will feature displays from local vendors, meet and greet with The River View staff, and hourly drawings for special prizes, and the final drawing for the grand prize winner of the Waterfront Wedding Giveaway.

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Waterfront Wedding GIveaway

NOVA Parks is pleased to announce the waterfront wedding giveaway! To commemorate the opening of the River View at Occoquan NOVA Parks will give one lucky couple the chance of a lifetime: a free wedding at this amazing new venue, overlooking the Occoquan River.

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The River View

This modern events venue features both natural wood accents and floor to ceiling windows for an upfront view of the Occoquan River. Perfect for a waterfront wedding, this venue can accommodate up to 300 guests both indoors and outdoors.

The 1608 Room

The 1608 Room pays tribute to the rich history of the area, when Captain John Smith was surveying the Chesapeake Bay. This space can serve as a pre-event space and also a great educational foyer for guests to the park.

Outdoor Spaces

Do you dream of the ideal outdoor wedding with a water backdrop? Glad you’ve found us then. We have two outdoor ceremony areas overlooking the Occoquan River.

Opening Hours

Open daily from 10 am to 4 pm and by appointment for tours. Event hours vary.
Brickmakers Café (downstairs) is open from 11 am to 8 pm daily and 10 am to 8 pm on Sundays.


The River View at Jean R. Packard Center
9751 Ox Road
Lorton, VA 22079
United States

T 703-690-2121

Hospitality & Event Sales Manager: Cori Talbot
Events Coordinator: Carson Eonta

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