Just off the Blue Ridge Parkway, at Milepost 115, Explore Park in Roanoke County offers flexible wedding packages that can include the charm of a historic church, the beauty of rustic chic outdoor venues or both! Let your creativity run wild with nature as you plan your ceremony and reception in a multitude of unique settings. Explore Park has that something old and something new that you have been looking for to make your day special! Only 15 minutes from Downtown Roanoke!
Historic church, garden or rustic meadow ceremony and reception options
Use ANY catering service or wedding planner
Tables and chairs included with all indoor rentals
Alcohol permitted with proper permit
Host your wedding on the historic Blue Ridge Parkway!
Mount Union Church features beautiful dark wood pews, high ceilings, a raised platform alter with arch, classic sconce lighting, piano and lovely wood flooring. At the rear of the church are dressing rooms.
The Arthur Taubman Center features a large entry room with decorative fireplace and spacious built-in wooden bar; an adjoining solarium; yet another room for buffet or entertaining space; plus a large wrap round deck for cocktail reception and mingling. The upper level features bride and groom dressing rooms plus an additional room that can be used for a multitude of purposes!
Explore Park’s natural beauty lends itself to a wide variety of outdoor wedding and reception options. The Brugh Tavern Lawn is perfect for a tented event and the Butterfly Garden with Pergola Arbor is an intimate and lovely spot. More expansive meadow areas include the Hofauger House Historical Meadows featuring rustic, historical buildings and the Houtz Barn Field featuring a German double crib bank barn and a historical 1800’s blacksmith shop. You can even choose to get married outside of the historic Mountain Union Church as the raised, platform front porch is the perfect majestic alter!
Call today to set up a personalized tour of the venues!
Pricing ranges from $700.00 for one day outdoor rental to our amazing combination package: Combine the Mountain Union Church and the Arthur Taubman Center and both facilities are yours starting noon the day before the wedding through noon the day after the wedding! Combination price is $2,200.00!
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