Weddings

Bold Rock Hard Cider

Nellysford, VA View map Visit website
Rating 4.9 out of 5
   13 reviews
Guests 20 to 300

About

Guests 20 to 300

Bold Rock Hard Cider is a wedding venue located in Nellysford, Virginia. Affectionately known as the Chapel of the Apple, this property is the craft cider company’s headquarters. In addition to the main production facility, the grounds feature a timber-framed barn beside the Rockfish River and other versatile event spaces. The spacious cidery can be used for private and semi-private festivities, depending on the to-be-weds’ wishes.

Facilities and Capacity

When celebrating at Bold Rock Hard Cider, you can share your day with up to 300 loved ones. Whether you’re hosting your engagement party, wedding shower, rehearsal dinner, or ceremony and reception, the venue is happy to accommodate you. The property consists of a number of indoor and outdoor event spaces for couples to choose from. For celebrations ranging from 200 to 300 guests, you are welcome to host in The Barrel Barn, Rockfish River Range, or Johns Corner. The Rockfish Room is available for more intimate gatherings with up to 30 loved ones. If you’ve been dreaming of an event space with scenic views, you are invited to celebrate on the Crimson Ridge Patios with up to 50 people on the lower patio. This venue is also pet-friendly, meaning your four-legged family members can join in on the fun as well.

Services Offered

Bold Rock Hard Cider offers a range of services and amenities to support you throughout the planning process and on your special day. To oversee every detail of the occasion, the team will provide you with a personal event manager. They will work with you to develop all aspects of your celebration to your liking, including assistance with menu planning and timeline management. The team will also be there on the day to set up and clean up your selected event space. The cidery’s culinary staff takes pride in pairing the venue’s craft cider with delicious, seasonal menus. Delectable dishes such as heirloom tomato blt wraps and spicy pepper burgers can be prepared, as well as vegetarian options. For the convenience of you and your guests, on-site parking and Wi-Fi is available, and this venue is wheelchair-accessible.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$2500

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$1750

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$400

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$600

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Clean Up
Event Planning
Parking
Set Up

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$25.99

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
House Beer
House Wine
Open Bar
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

20

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Barn
Brewery
Farm/Ranch
Restaurant
Winery

What kind of settings are available?

Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Cocktail Reception
Server(s)

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Outside Alcohol
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

May
June
July
August
September
October
November

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
April
December

13 Reviews

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4.9
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Recommended by 99% of couples
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    Rating 5 out of 5

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    Chelsea A. Married on 09/27/2020
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    Amazing Venue!

    We CAN NOT say enough good things about of experience with Bold Rock! They were the venue of our dreams! Our wedding was the perfect mountain retreat! We loved the barn look with the mountain view! Rachel was amazing to work with! She answered all of our needs plus more! Truly an amazing venue I would recommend to anyone!
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    Rebecca Married on 03/06/2020
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    They do all of the work for you!!

    Bold Rock’s taproom is such an amazing place to hold a wedding!! Make everything move so smoothly and do all of the work for you!!
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    Drilon P. Married on 10/20/2019
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    Beautiful Wedding night

    My wife and her family and mine enjoyed every second. The service was great, the food was very enjoyable. The views over looking the beautiful layout was outstanding.

Awards

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Pricing

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Team

Rachel Smathers
Rachel Smathers
Private Events Coordinator

Rachel, a Florida native, has lived in Waynesboro, Virginia for many years and comes from a background in nursing. In her spare time, Rachel is a mother to two smart and bright young boys. They enjoy their time together as a family with their three dogs, Akira, Violet and Remy. Rachel is quick to form ideas and stays cool under pressure. She works tirelessly to support the needs of her clients throughout the planning process. Rachel's attention to detail and her creative design ideas are sure to make your wedding day everything you dreamed of.

Map

1020 Rockfish Valley Highway Nellysford, VA, 22958
434-771-1574
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Bold Rock Hard Cider frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Bold Rock Hard Cider?

Bold Rock Hard Cider includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planning
  • Parking
  • Set Up

At Bold Rock Hard Cider, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?

Bold Rock Hard Cider includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Server(s)

At Bold Rock Hard Cider, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at Bold Rock Hard Cider includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • House Beer
  • House Wine
  • Open Bar
  • Specialty Beer
  • Specialty Wine

What are the most important characteristics of Bold Rock Hard Cider in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Bold Rock Hard Cider for wedding events is known for:
  • Barn
  • Brewery
  • Farm/Ranch
  • Restaurant
  • Winery

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Bold Rock Hard Cider for wedding events?

Bold Rock Hard Cider offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does Bold Rock Hard Cider offer?

Bold Rock Hard Cider offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does Bold Rock Hard Cider offer for wedding events?

Bold Rock Hard Cider offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What percentage of users recommend Bold Rock Hard Cider and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Bold Rock Hard Cider is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.9 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 5 in quality of service, 5 in flexibility, 5 in professionalism, 4.9 in value and 4.8 in average response time.

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