Located in Copper Hill, Virginia, Apple Ridge Farm offers wooded areas and a rustic, barn-style wedding venue for couples to host their big day. It was purchased by Peter Allen Lewis in 1975 as a mountain camp to give underserved children an educational experience at the rural retreat. Apple Ridge Farm has helped more than 80,000 youth, who have enjoyed the relaxing setting featuring acres of fields, meadows, forests, and streams. Perfect for a weekend wedding, the farm offers hiking trails, tennis courts, a pool, and endless activities for guests.
Facilities and Capacity
Apple Ridge Farm has a variety of capacities for guests to enjoy special occasions. They can accommodate wedding ceremonies, receptions, bridal showers, engagement parties, and rehearsal dinners. Couples may use a multitude of indoor or outdoor spaces, and the facility can accommodate the rehearsal dinner, wedding ceremony, and reception without ever leaving the premises. Some of the outdoor event spaces include The Spangler Pavilion, Lost Hollow Stage, Garden Stage, and Stubborn Stump. Each area offers its own unique features, but all contain fantastic towering trees, sunlight filtering through the leaves, and private locations. If a covered outdoor area is desired, the Spangler Pavilion is the most popular choice for ceremonies. The Meador Building is the premier space for the reception with large windows and a stone fireplace. Guests can also socialize along with wrap-around deck at the Meador Building and at the tables in the picnic areas, which are in close proximity to all the reception areas. Parking and wheelchair access is available for wedding guests and outside vendors.
Up to 120 guests seated with tables at the Pavilion and inside of upstairs Meador.
Most Popular Setup:
Ceremony at the Pavilion (outside covered shelter), seated with tables. Reception inside upstairs Meador, seated with tables.
Decorate as you like! Bring your own caterer!
Parking is limited, approx 55 cars.
Licenses and Certificates
Couples are responsible for providing general liability insurance. They must provide a copy of the certificate of insurance. If serving or having alcohol, couples must provide a copy of the ABC license.
Apple Ridge Farm staff is happy to help couples arrange whatever they need for their big day, as well as offer their inventory or chairs, tables, and linens. Their accommodations can provide spaces for an afternoon, day, or overnight multi-day experience, offering bunk rooms and private rooms to guests, as well as outside camping.
Apple Ridge Farm is approximately 43 minutes away from Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional Airport, located in Roanoke. Larger groups may want to explore overnight accommodation options in Copper Hill and Floyd, or look to Christiansburg or Roanoke. By booking with Apple Ridge Farm, guests can receive a stay discount and complimentary shuttle at the Holiday Inn Tanglewood located in Roanoke, VA.
3 Reviews for Apple Ridge Farm
Recommended by 99% of couples
Kassey Hall · Married on 08/29/2020
Apple Ridge Farm!!!!
This venue is so beautiful!! The ladies that I have spoke with are helpful and so nice! They really care about you and your day! The mission of ARF is incredible! Can't wait for the big day!Sent on 10/03/2019
Kiersten · Married on 10/06/2018
Employees are amazing. The family that owns Apple Ridge are so caring. The location is beautiful. Priced VERY well. LOVED my experience.Sent on 12/04/2018
Apple Ridge Farm's reply:Thank you so much Kiersten for allowing us to be apart of your beautiful wedding. Well wishes to you and the groom!
Meagan Hale · Married on 02/02/2019
Beautiful Bridal Shower
The Porterfeild building was the perfect place for a bridal shower! Very affordable! So happy to find this place.Sent on 04/30/2020
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