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Located in Newport News, Virginia, James River Country Club is an elegant, full-service venue that hosts weddings and other milestone occasions. The executive team of this private club invites couples that are seeking a private setting to hold their special celebration. From its founding in 1932, this landmark venue on the banks of the famed James River has been a truly remarkable locale for wedding festivities.
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This property offers a number of indoor and uncovered outdoor spaces to hold your important day. You can put a novel spin on your ceremony by your choice of site, with panoramic views of the James River at hand. Perhaps you will exchange your vows upon the beach, or in the world-renowned golf museum. Your reception can be intimate or expansive as you desire, with a venue capacity of up to 500 guests. The well-furnished ballroom offers a memorable backdrop for a night of dining and dancing, one to reminisce about in the years to come. The exquisite Bridal Suite allows you and your wedding party to pamper and prepare for your big day. This get-ready room features a walk-in closet, three vanity stations, a stand, floor-length mirrors, a sectional couch, and a flat-screen television.
James River Country Club hosts wedding ceremonies and receptions, as well as numerous social events throughout the year. This venue’s staff offer event planning services to help your proceedings to flow seamlessly and enjoyably. On-site amenities include the golf course, tennis facilities, fitness room, and pier with attached gazebo. A tour of these facilities can be arranged so that you can feel completely satisfied with your venue. The in-house culinary team, led by Executive Chef André Ebert, will create a customized menu, befitting the importance of your wedding dining. Whether you seek a relaxed cocktail reception overlooking the James River or the formal table settings of a banquet, this team will work with you to realize your wedding vision.
Award Winning Venue
James River Country Club recently received an Editor's Choice Award and was ranked #1 on the Top 10 Wedding Venues in Newport News, Virginia by Wedding Rule.
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Currently calling the Southside of Virginia her home, Kristin spent her formative years as a Navy "brat", living between Virginia and Italy. She joined the James River Country Club team in May 2018, bringing her passion for event planning. Kristin thrives on making all of her events special. Together with her clients, Kristin will create a vision for decor, craft the perfect menu, and ensure their event goes off without a hitch. Kristin has a love for spending time around the water, whether its at home in Virginia Beach, or right here at the James River Country Club's private beach on the James River.
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