Premier Virginia Weddings

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We have four gorgeous venues to choose from, each with a unique personality of its own. Use the site navigation and click on Weddings & Catering to get started. 

Imagine your reception amidst a breathtaking indoor garden, surrounded by the region’s most beautiful botanical landscapes at the Atrium at Meadowlark Gardens in Vienna. Enjoy your first dance overlooking a perfectly manicured golf course on the shores of the Potomac River at the Woodlands in Sterling. Smile for photos with your closest family and friends in a beautiful mansion surrounded by a nature sanctuary at Rust Manor House in Leesburg. Or find yourself along the banks of the Occoquan River as you raise a glass at our newest venue, the River View at Occoquan. 

Great Blue Heron Catering provides custom menu options to complete your experience. Woodlands wedding Photo by Marcella Treybig.

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The Atrium at Meadowlark

Host your wedding or event amidst live plants and flowers in this beautiful glass-walled atrium nestled in the Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Vienna, Virginia. The Atrium at Meadowlark features exposed brick walls, a glass-enclosed cathedral ceiling, and a large terrace overlooking the botanical gardens. This remarkable space will seat up to 230 guests, with standing room for 300. Take advantage of the gazebos, Bell Garden, and Lilac Pavilion for photography and other event options at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens. 


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The River View at Occoquan

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.


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Rust Manor House

Book your wedding, reception, or corporate event at Rust Manor, a superb historic mansion in Leesburg, Virginia. Make use of the mansion’s parlor, dining room, library and surrounding gardens for your ceremony, reception or photography session. The venue also rents a fully-equipped outdoor tent able to accommodate up to 200 people with air conditioning included from June through mid-September.  Heaters are provided for the cooler months.


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The Woodlands at Algonkian

Hold your wedding at The Woodlands, an elegant event space in the picturesque forests of Algonkian Regional Park in Sterling, Virginia. The primary room, which holds up to 200 guests, features high ceilings, a striking stone fireplace, and a dance floor framed by windows that overlook the wooded golf course. Accommodate your guests in well-appointed riverfront cottages along the Potomac River. Great Blue Heron provides full on-site catering for any event at The Woodlands.


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Great Blue Heron Catering

Great Blue Heron Catering offers the finest cuisine for our guests. Operating at the Atrium at Meadowlark Gardens, The Woodlands at Algonkian, the River View at Occoquan and Rust Manor House, Great Blue Heron is the perfect choice to truly make your event everything it can be. Let our experienced chefs offer you a wide array of dining options, including plated dinners, buffets and full beverage service. On this site, you’ll find sample menus and an array of venues to choose from. Find the best fit for you on your special day and let us do the rest!