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Fairfax Hall Dining Room

Waynesboro, VA View map
Rating 4.8 out of 5
5 reviews
Up to 230 guests

About

Up to 230 guests

Fairfax Hall Dining Room is a historic banquet hall wedding venue located in Waynesboro, Virginia. The dining room and three porches offer great flexibility for a creative wedding plan. In addition, there is now a beautiful outdoor space with a gazebo that can be utilized for outdoor ceremonies. You can avail of this elegant and characterful venue to realize your wedding vision.

Facilities and Capacity

The lovingly furnished Fairfax Hall Dining Room offers 2,800 square feet of open dining space and dance floor, adjacent to three enclosed porches with 1,500 square feet between them. Between the dining room and porches, 225 seated guests can be accommodated or 350 guests with lighter dining. All four rooms are fully heated and air-conditioned and the dining room offers a working gas log fireplace. The get-ready room is furnished with floor-to-ceiling mirrors so you can prepare in style. The well-equipped catering kitchen offers a refrigerator, coolers, warmers, microwaves, and a 500-pound ice machine.

Services Offered

Fairfax Hall Dining Room can host wedding events including your engagement party, bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, ceremony, and reception. You can access the venue for 14 hours on your big day, or add a heavily discounted extra day for decorating, wedding rehearsal, etc. The venue does the set up based on your specifications, and provide a hostess and two parkers for your event.

Cuisine

The venue staff can recommend numerous local caterers in Waynesboro, Staunton, Harrisonburg, Charlottesville, Fishersville, Verona, Stuarts Draft, and Christiansburg. Whatever your preferences for cuisine, they will point you on to suitable providers.

Other Services

In addition to weddings, Fairfax Hall Dining Room is available to host other special events and celebrations. These include anniversaries, banquets, meetings, fund-raisers and parties, banquets, wedding receptions, civic events, large meetings and parties!

History

Fairfax Hall was originally built as the Brandon Hotel in 1890, in the Queen Anne Style as a premier railroad hotel. In 1913, it was converted to the Brandon Institute, a coeducational art and music school. In 1920, the building became Fairfax Hall, then a finishing school for grades 9-12 attended by young women from across the world. In 1975, Fairfax Hall closed that chapter of its history and was leased as an academy for staff development for the Virginia Department of Corrections. From restorations in 2000-2001, Fairfax Hall turned into 54 apartments and the lovely venue. Now the building hosts grand weddings in the Valley and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Location

Fairfax Hall Dining Room is located a 4-minute drive from downtown Waynesboro. It is a 32-minute drive from Charlottesville and a 41-minute drive from Harrisonburg.

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?

$1,200

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

$1,200

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?

$1,200

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

$1,200

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Clean Up
Parking
Set Up
Tables

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

230

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

1

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

4 rooms -only 1 event held at a time

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Clean Up
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Set Up
Wifi

What event items are available?

Aisle Runners
Altar/Arch
Chairs
Dance Floor
Lighting
Tables

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
November
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Recommended by 95% of couples
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    Sheryl F. Married on 12/07/2019
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    I am very please of the treatment and jan is very very help in anyway she can possibly can in order for our wedding to be how we want it.

    The staff and the area is amazing. I am thankful I did my venue at Fairfax Hall. Great place and awesome staff. Thank you, jan!
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    Ronnie R. Married on 09/21/2019
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    Mother of the bride

    Hands down a wonderful experience from start to finish!!! I felt with Jan the entire time and it was such a wonderful experience! The venue was breathtaking and you can transform it to whatever your vision is!!! The space was incredible with all of the porches and the beautiful patio! I honestly can’t say enough about this venue and the whole experience!! Thank you Jan!!! My daughters wedding was absolutely beautiful!!! Look no further!!!!
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    Kay Married on 07/14/2018
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    Fairax Hall is beautiful with so much character and charm both inside and out. The affordable price helped us give our daughter the elegant wedding reception she was dreaming of.

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1101 Reservoir Street Waynesboro, VA, 22980
5409462330
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