Tuckahoe is a stunning outdoor wedding venue located in Richmond, Virginia. Couples can avail of the regularly maintained garden spaces to host their wedding celebrations. Commonly known as the boyhood home of Thomas Jefferson, the 18th-century house and renovated stable provide backdrops for outdoor celebrations, and offer historically inclined guests an option to tour the childhood home of Thomas Jefferson. Indoor gatherings of up to 40 people can also be accommodated. In addition to wedding ceremonies, receptions, and elopements, the site can also be used for showers, engagement parties, and rehearsal dinners.
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A pet-friendly venue, Tuckahoe offers many spaces, including a ceremony site, three tentable reception areas (with additional al fresco options), as well as "get-ready rooms" for each side of the wedding party. Also included are items such as ground lighting, directional signs, and wrought-iron lanterns. Tents can be erected for outdoor receptions and ceremonies as a safeguard in the case of inclement weather. Up to 500 guests can attend events held in the various outdoor sites. If a smaller space is needed, up to 45 guests can be accommodated in the renovated Old Stable for more intimate ceremonies. The historic mansion can also host events of the same size, giving couples more choice. There is plenty of parking at the facility for guests.
Audio facilities can be arranged for ceremonies and receptions. The staff at Tuckahoe provides a wealth of knowledge and ideas for couples planning their weddings, understanding that each pair is unique in their needs and desires. The following items are available on-site and can be used for a couple’s wedding:
- Exclusive access to the Grounds (closed to the public)
- Altar/arch (included in venue cost)
- Bridal Suite and Groom's Den
- Restrooms for up to 100 guests
- Shephards hook lanterns (included in venue cost)
- Directional signs (included in venue cost)
- Ground Lighting (included in venue cost)
- Lawn Games
- Complimentary photo sessions before or after the wedding date
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