Carolyn Baldwin Lake Pavilion

196 Cooks Rd, Farmville, VA 23901 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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Guest capacity 3 to 145
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About Carolyn Baldwin Lake Pavilion

Carolyn Baldwin Lake Pavilion is a gorgeous, rustic wedding venue overlooking a picturesque lake in Central Virginia. Family-owned and operated, we are committed to making your wedding day everything you’ve hoped for.

Facilities and Capacity
Accommodates up to 145 guests and offers event spaces for couples to host their ceremony and reception.

Services Offered
Couples who entrust their special day to Carolyn Baldwin Lake Pavilion benefit from the following services and amenities:

  • Beautiful ceremony area with dock overlooking the lakand tierd seating levels, so everyone gets a better view
  • Rustic open-air pavilion/covered outdoor reception area with chandelier and commerical-grade string lighting
  • Sound system/wireless mics for ceremony
  • Set up of tables & chairs for reception area
  • Seating for ceremony area
  • Firepit area
  • Climate controlled bathrooms (2), and dressing room


Other Benefits & Services
Floral design, wedding decor/design services are available. Our clients are also welcome to bring in the vendors of their choosing.


Location
Situated between Richmond and Lynchburg, Carolyn Baldwin Lake Pavilion is located on a 17-acre lake, 10 minutes from both downtown Farmville and Longwood University, and approximately 20 minutes from Hampden-Sydney College. Approximately 50 minutes from Chesterfield and Midlothian and 1 hour 20 mintues from Downtown Richmond. Approx. 1 hour and 20 minutes from Charlottesville.

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21 Reviews for Carolyn Baldwin Lake Pavilion

Recommended by 100% of couples


5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Ashley Ashworth · Married on 06/22/2019

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    Amazing wedding venue!

    Joanna is so awesome to work with! Her venue is beautiful & well worth the price! We could not have asked for a prettier place. The lake house is also a nice little touch! Joanna had it perfectly stocked with everything we could have asked for. We had an amazing experience & hope to go back to the lake house for mini vacations!

    Sent on 07/06/2019

    Carolyn Baldwin Lake Pavilion's reply:

    Thank you so much, Ashley! It was wonderful working with you and Taylor and an honor to be a part of your beautiful wedding!
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    Jennifer Angela Rosenberg · Married on 11/03/2018

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    Great Wedding Venue

    My daughter, Chelsea and her newlywed husband, Todd, had the most beautiful wedding ceremony at The Carolyn Baldwin Lake Pavilion! The setting for the ceremony and reception was perfect for the bride and groom and their 80 guests of family and friends. JoAnna was most helpful in providing guidance and support for our wedding preparations. The weather was perfect for an Autumn wedding, as the colorful leaves provided a great background and reflected on the lake. Everyone was relaxed, comfortable and had a great time! Also, the atmosphere was so kid-friendly and the children had fun, along with the adults.

    Sent on 12/02/2018

    Carolyn Baldwin Lake Pavilion's reply:

    Thank you so much, Jennifer! It was an honor to be a part of Chelsea and Todd’s beautiful wedding! You were all a pleasure to work with!

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Carolyn Baldwin Lake Pavilion FAQ

  • 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?
    $ 800.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    No
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Chairs
    Lighting/Sound
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    145
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    3
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    3
  • Describe your venue:
    Campsite/Cabin
    Farm/Ranch
    Park
    Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Accommodations
    Clean Up
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Lighting / Sound
    Outside Vendors
    Pet Friendly
    Set Up
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Outside Cake
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Outside Alcohol
  • What event items are available?
    Aisle Markers
    Aisle Runners
    Altar/Arch
    Audio Equipment
    Centerpieces
    Chairs
    Dance Floor
    Decor
    Drapery
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Tables
    Tents
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season?
    April
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
    November

Professional Network & Endorsements

2 Endorsements

  • Heart of Virginia DJ Services
    Heart of Virginia DJ Services Wedding DJs

    This is one of our favorite places to DJ. The lake view and facilities are rustic yet beautiful. Being there feels more relaxing and more like a family event than being in a formal ballroom. Joanna goes out of her way providing great service to her clients. The dock area is a beautiful place to have your wedding ceremony and give your photographer a variety of options for great pictures. I can't say enough about this hidden gem of a venue!

  • Dennis Gowin Wedding Officiants

    Joanne Baldwin is a great wedding planner.

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  • 196 Cooks Rd Farmville, VA, 23901 See on map
    434-661-2422 (Phone number)
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