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The Red Fox Inn & Tavern is a full-service wedding and special events venue located in Middleburg, Virginia. Nestled amongst colonial cottages and bucolic streets, this historic property is an idyllic setting for sophisticated weddings with a touch of tradition and Southern hospitality in the heart of Virginia’s Piedmont region. From romantic outdoor vow exchanges to festive celebrations surrounded by rich history, The Red Fox Inn & Tavern is an unforgettable setting for wedding ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners, and other momentous occasions.

Facilities and Capacity

The Red Fox Inn & Tavern boasts various elegant event spaces for up to 120 guests. The picturesque Courtyard Gardens are perfect for outdoor small gatherings and wedding ceremonies, and the Garden Terrace is available for cocktail hour and wedding receptions. Dressed in traditional Piedmont furnishings and featuring a large collection of equine bronze and oil paintings, The Washington and Tap Room as well as The JEB Stuart Upper Tavern and The Sporting Gallery are perfect for intimate rehearsal dinners and smaller celebrations. The Night Fox Pub and The Parlor are available for those seeking a post-party ambiance that’s warm and inviting.

Services Offered

The special events team at The Red Fox Inn & Tavern is committed to give you a bespoke experience full of charming details. The Red Fox Inn & Tavern offers three wedding collections, and they have well-established relationships with local vendors. Amenities such as get-ready rooms, parking, and WiFi are included with all packages. Other services The Red Fox Inn & Tavern offers include:

  • Accommodations
  • Chairs
  • Catering services
  • Dance floor
  • Destination weddings
  • Event rentals
  • Get-ready rooms
  • Tables
  • Tents


Inspired by locally-sourced produce, the highly-trained culinary experts at The Red Fox Inn & Tavern put together a flavorful feast specifically tailored to your dietary preferences. Tastings are available, and couples have their pick from various dining options such as tray-passed canapés, plated sit-down dinners, wedding cake, dessert bar, and late-night bites. Bar service packages offers that include bartenders, champagne toast, house beer, house liquor, house wine, and open bar. Catering rentals available from The Red Fox Inn & Tavern include the following:

  • Barware
  • China
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens


This historic property has 22 rooms, suites, and cottages. They come equipped with modern services such as plush bathrobes, luxurious toiletries, and cozy bedding. The attentive concierge staff at The Red Fox Inn & Tavern are there to answer all of your questions, and secluded cottages are available for guests seeking extra privacy.


Established in 1728, the Red Fox Inn & Tavern is one of the oldest inns in the U.S. and successfully outlived the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. It counts George Washington among its famous past guests, and President Kennedy once held a press conference from the JEB Stuart Room. Nowadays the property is owned and operated by the Reuter family, who blends the traditions of bygone times with modern amenities to create a superb customer service experience.


Just about an hour west from Washington D.C., The Red Fox Inn & Tavern is located in the heart of northern Virginia’s Hunt and Wine Country. The historic hamlet of Middleburg offers visitors an array of historic buildings, fine art galleries, coffee cafes, antique shops, and wineries.

  • Woman-owned

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Aleyson B. Married on 12/08/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Beautiful venue with an incredible team!

We held our intimate wedding and reception at The Red Fox Inn & Tavern in December, and it was a truly magical experience from start to finish! We had the pleasure of working with Ashley throughout the year to plan out our dream day, and the entire Red Fox team absolutely delivered! Ashley was incredibly professional and helpful throughout the planning process.
The venue is exquisite, and it was the perfect place to host our festive, hunt-country themed December wedding. Every backdrop was absolutely stunning, and the food and drinks were divine! Our guests were all blown away by the venue, as well as the hotel accommodations.
I couldn't recommend this venue highly enough -- it was a truly magical day!
Holly C. Married on 10/15/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Beautiful wedding at The Red Fox

We had the most beautiful wedding at The Red Fox Inn & Tavern! Ashley and her team were so amazing to work with - extremely responsive, friendly, and caring. Middleburg is such a charming and lovely wedding destination that our guests loved visiting (especially guests who were able to stay with us on the Red Fox property). The food at our wedding was wonderful, and the "Date Night" experience to visit The Red Fox for our menu tasting was such a wonderful little highlight of the wedding planning process! We heard nothing but amazing reviews of The Red Fox and their Events team from our friends and family. We look forward to visiting The Red Fox Inn many times throughout our lives to relive our wonderful memories of our wedding day!

We worked with Kelley Cannon Events for our wedding planning and couldn't recommend them more, either - they have a great relationship with The Red Fox and have pulled off many beautiful weddings there. Melissa at Lissa Ryan Photography also knows how to photograph the property and weddings there with such amazing skill.
Kat P. Married on 09/05/2020
5 out of 5 rating

An Evening in the Washington Room

If you are looking for a timeless wedding venue, the Red Fox can't be beat. We decided to have a small wedding on our original date with a larger reception postponed until spring, so two "weddings" meant we had to be careful with our budget. After talking with the events coordinator, Ashley, we decided that the Red Fox would be worth the price tag because everyone was so flexible, thoughtful, and accommodating. For example, when the Governor announced new COVID safety protocols, Ashley moved our reception dinner into a larger space to ensure social distancing.

I was lucky to spend two nights in the charming and well-appointed Middleburg Cottage, which features a private garden, a full kitchen, and a collection of hunting art. The Cottage has a guest room with twin beds, which is perfect for a night-before-the-wedding hangout with your bridesmaids! It was also the perfect place to take pictures and get ready on the big day. The morning after our wedding, they delivered a hot breakfast and coffee to our cottage.

After getting married at St. Stephen the Martyr Catholic Church down the street, my guests took pictures on the Red Fox Inn's grounds surrounded by blooming flowers and carefully cultivated climbing fruit trees. Our dinner in the Washington Room was one of the best meals I've ever had, and the service was exceptional. Ashley worked with my wedding planner on the timing of the evening and the pace between dishes. To save money on music, they let us play a Spotify playlist through the speakers. Because we had a consumption bar, we ended up going a little over budget, but I don't fault them for it because that's often hard to predict. (And my father in law says he's never had a better Old Fashioned.) Our guests have raved about our reception for weeks. Overall our experience was literally perfect in every way and worth the slightly-larger-than-expected price tag!
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