A sizable wedding venue in Richmond, Virginia, The Renaissance has been servicing couples throughout Richmond and the historic arts district for the last 18 years. Specializing in Victorian Ballroom Charm, the venue features 30-foot ceilings, imported chandeliers, and floor-to-ceiling windows. The Renaissance is the perfect choice for couples wishing to wed in urban elegance!
Facilities and Capacity
The Renaissance offers three event spaces for couples to host their wedding and/or reception, including The Roosevelt Ballroom, The Grand Foyer and The Adams Room. The Roosevelt Ballroom accommodates up to 400 standing and 250 seated guests, The Grand Foyer seats 80 guests and The Adams Room seats 150 guests for ceremonies and 80 for dining.
Couples who enlist The Renaissance for their special day are provided with services and amenities, including:
Utilizing plated, buffet and station serving styles, the venue offers the following cuisine styles when creating your dream menu:
The Renaissance couples benefit from the following wedding-event facilities:
113 Reviews for The Renaissance
Recommended by 99% of couples
54 User photos
Toni W. · Married on 09/26/2020
From the moment I met Tommy from The Renaissance and I saw the space, I knew that was the place I wanted my wedding reception to be at. It’s very unassuming from the outside. There is so much character inside the Renaissance and it was in line with the historic theme of my wedding. Planning a wedding is already stressful and planning a wedding during a PANDEMIC is ten times the amount of regular wedding planning stress. However, I truly found solace with the staff at the Renaissance. No matter what time of day I sent an email (I emailed them A LOT), the staff was superbly professional and responsive. We talked all the time during the past year and I felt so safe and secure with them and their team experts. No matter what issue I thought was urgent or a fire, they took addressed it and truly comforted me in this COVID environment.Sent on 11/08/2019
During the pandemic, they also made sure to follow all safety and health protocols to keep not only our guests safe, but their staff as well. For our tasting, due to the pandemic, the chef set-up a “to-go” tasting for us and we probably had more fun with all that food at home than we would have there. We had so much food and little surprise desserts from the fabulous Chef Jon that we were able to eat off that for a few days.
As a bride, I know all we ever really care about up front is how much is this going to cost me lol!!! After receiving pricing from several different venues, the Renaissance’s packages were unbeatable, considering I did NOT want to piece together my reception and hire caterers or bar tenders or have to pay someone to decorate an entire bare space. They truly are a one-stop shop for your reception and they can do it all, from cake cutting, to a full bar staff, to parking attendants, to setting up your décor, etc. Did I mention the chef? The Renaissance has an AMAZING chef and the food was spectacular (I highly recommend the glazed salmon and Mediterranean chicken). So much is included with the pricing that you really are getting the most bang for your buck. You have to bring in a band/DJ, cake, or florist, but that’s about it. Everything else you want to add is a bonus, if you have the money to spend. I loved the fact that my package also came with a coordinator for the reception. He orchestrated the timeline for the reception and can bustle the hell out of any dress! The staff at the Renaissance during the reception was beyond attentive. Closer to the actual wedding day, I had so many last-minute declines and the Renaissance was understanding and even though we contractually couldn’t get any money back, they boxed up all those meals for us and we took them home to eat after the wedding ended so nothing got wasted. They also boxed up the anniversary tier of our cake and all the leftover cake slices in cute pink and white boxes wrapped in a ribbon. Those are the little details that I noticed and paid attention to. The staff truly exceeded our expectations and looked out for us every step of the way. On the day they paid attention to every detail and executed my vision perfectly.
If you are looking for a place to have a wedding, or any event for that matter, I highly recommend The Renaissance. You won’t be disappointed! From beginning to end, they really gave me quality service and my wedding was a dream come true!
Ashley F. · Married on 01/11/2021
Looking for all-inclusive venues, we took a tour of the Renaissance and immediately fell in love with the place! From the glass door, to the ballroom, the place is absolutely beautiful!! We were corresponding with the absolutely wonderful Tommy from the very beginning, and he answered every email promptly, with warmth and grace, his personality really shone! The amazing Chef Jon’s food was so delicious, I still have people talking about it! Precious was spectacular, so sweet, took great care of everyone. And then, Emmett, the wonderful wedding coordinator, he saw my vision and elevated it beyond my imagination. I couldn’t be happier with this team of people! I can’t say enough great things about this venue. They eased so much of my stress levels, and took so much off my plate, it was worth so, so much more than we paid.Sent on 12/01/2020
Molly J. · Married on 11/07/2020
What Dreams Are Made Of
From start to finish, working with Tommy, John, Emily, Precious and everyone else at The Renaissance was truly a wonderful and unforgettable experience. They were all extremely professional, transparent and really made us feel like they always had our best interests in mind. The food was exceptional, the set up of the ceremony and reception was exactly as we had envisioned and they really put us at ease throughout the entire process. I would highly recommend booking an event at The Renaissance.Sent on 11/17/2020
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We absolutely love working with Tommy and Jon at the Renaissance! Classic style ballroom is perfect for a formal reception! Precious, is an absolute doll to work with, too! Great venue, great team, great service, great food!
Oh my goodness...The Renaissance! This is a GORGEOUS place for a hotel wedding. It is truly a venue for the refined bride with a taste for elegance and a heart for her guests to have a comfortable stay. The classic, joyful, romantic couple will love to host their guests here as they celebrate their big day!
The Renaissance is a gorgeous venue in downtown Richmond. Guests will appreciate the ability to have ceremony, cocktail hour and reception all in one location. The staff is kind and attentive, and you really can't go wrong in hosting your event there!