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The Winery at Bull Run

Weddings

A Gorgeous Venue for Your Once-in-a-Lifetime Event!

You Dream It, We Make It a Reality


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Photo by Emily Clack Photography
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Rustic charm meets history and elegance at The Winery at Bull Run. With breathtaking panoramic views of the vineyard and neighboring horse farm, the chic look of reclaimed wood and wine barrels that line our interior event spaces, and the romantic stone ruins of our historic Hillwood Mansion, our unique winery is the perfect venue for you to exchange your “I Do’s.”  

Our Events Team is dedicated to helping you curate your perfect wedding during the planning months, and is there on your wedding day to make sure every little detail is just right so that you can relax on your big day!

  



The Hillwood Mansion Ruins

Our most popular ceremony site!


Photo by Sharmila Photography

Once the location of a historic mansion, the ruins are a unique and functional backdrop for your ceremony. Your ceremony takes place on the old porch, which is elevated and creates a perfect sightline for all of your guests to watch you say your "I Do's." Hillwood Ruins also features an expansive lawn and beautiful vineyard views. 

The Hillwoods Ruins can accommodate up to 200 guests and can be included in all wedding packages.


Wedding Packages

Wedding rentals start at $2,900

Main Building


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The Main Building Package includes the entire main building of the winery with the option of an outdoor ceremony at the Hillwood Mansion Ruins or an indoor ceremony in the Barrel Room. Available Saturday-Thursday year round.

Accommodating up to 200 guests with a dance floor, our Tasting Room features copper bars, a fireplace lounge, the Main Lawn with string lighting, the Generals Club Deck with expansive views, and a spacious all-season patio.

The downstairs Barrel Room features rustic textured wood walls, enveloping you in warmth while the string lights add soft lighting. The wooden beams and antique farm equipment mean this space needs minimal decoration. 

Production Barn


Photo by Emily Clack Photography

 

Rustic meets chic industrial flair in this vintage-style building that can accommodate up to 120 guests with a dance floor. The vaulted ceilings are equipped with gorgeous wooden beams, iron chandeliers, and skylights. You and your guests will get a first-hand look at our wine production, making this space an unparalleled setting for your wedding. This venue also comes with a front patio that is beautifully strung with outdoor lights and our covered outdoor Crush Pad.

This package has the option of an outdoor ceremony at the Hillwood Mansion Ruins or an indoor ceremony in the Tank Room of the Production Barn. Available Saturdays and Sundays year round.

Barrel Room

Photo by Pamela Lepold Photography

 

The Barrel Room is our most intimate space, with rustic wood and stone elements. Accommodating up to 90 guests seated or 110 cocktail style, this cozy space is perfect for intimate weddings. Equipped with a copper bar, barrel room display, and an outdoor patio with built-in bench seating, this space is guaranteed to make you and your guests feel cozy and right at home.

This package has the option of an outdoor ceremony at the Hillwood Mansion Ruins or an indoor ceremony in the Barrel Room. Available Sunday-Friday year round.


Venue Features

  • On-Site Day-of Wedding Coordination
  • Professional Event Management
  • Event Tables & Chairs
  • Overnight Parking 
  • Free Hotel Shuttle Services 
  • Inclement Weather Options
  • Discounted Hotel Room Blocks
  • Preferred Vendors
  • Premium Bull Run Wine
  • Private Dressing Room

FAQs

What happens if it rains?
We have indoor contingency plans for ceremonies in our beautiful Barrel Room or Tank Room. The decision to move the ceremony indoors will be made on the day of the wedding.

Do you have an onsite caterer?
We do not have a full kitchen on site and require full service catering from our eight catering partners.

Caterers provide food, linen, china, flatware, glassware, service staff and bar staff.

Do you have a minimum purchase requirement for wine?
We charge based on consumption, per bottle with a 10% discount at the end of your wedding.

Do you allow outside beverages?
You are welcome to bring in your own non-alcoholic beverages and beer or get them through the caterer (VABC license required for DIY).

We do not allow outside wine or liquor on the property.

Do you have a private space for the bride?
Yes! We have a beautiful bridal suite AND a grooms deck or loft depending on the package you decide on.

Do you have complimentary on-site parking?
Yes, we have an extensive parking lot.

When can we arrive?
All private event rental spaces, including wedding party staging areas, ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception space will be privatized two hours prior to your contracted start time. All arrivals, including décor and beer drop-off, bride and groom, and vendors are two hours prior to your contracted start time as well.

Can my pet be a part of my wedding?
Absolutely! Your pet can be a part of your special day by participating in the ceremony and family photos.

Pets are not allowed to stay for the reception.

Service animals are welcome anytime.


View the Rustic Charm of Our Venue


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Reviews


Photo by Bee Two Sweet Photography

"Having our wedding at the Bull Run Winery was a great decision! The grounds are beautiful and the tasting room is perfect for a wedding reception. What I loved about it (besides the wine which is probably my favorite VA wine) is you do not need a lot of extra decor. Because they have twinkle lights and display cases with Civil War stuff, it has more visual interest than your average venue."

-Tawnya, Bride


Photo by Arminta McKinneyPhotography

"It was such a joyous day for us and we absolutely adored the venue and the TLC that we received from The Winery from the moment we signed the agreement, until we left the site after our celebration. We just can't say enough about how amazing  things were."

-Korie and Todd, Bride & Groom

 

"We can not thank The Bull Run Winery enough for making our wedding (during COVID mind you) beautiful, safe, intimate...absolutely perfect! Paria, our day of coordinator, was simply a joy to work with. She even found chocolates for my 3 yo niece (flower girl) who was having a rough time before the ceremony. She truly cared that our day was perfect. The decorations and staff were top notch...not that Bull Run Winery needs any help...the views are breathtaking!!... If you want a great day where you will worry about nothing but marrying your best friend...this is your place!"

-Cathie, Bride


 
Photo by Lauren Louise Photography

"Look no further, book this venue now. This venue was incredible. They were responsive, honest, and made me feel like my wedding was the most important wedding they've done there. We chose to get married on the Hillwood Ruins, however, unfortunately the weather refused to cooperate and a thunderstorm blew threw approximately 30 minutes before our ceremony, forcing us to move everything indoors... but Bull Run staff were able to flip the entire outdoor ceremony into an indoor ceremony in a matter of minutes, and not one guest had any question about where to go or what to do. We had over 100 people at our wedding, and EVERY. SINGLE. GUEST. was not only impressed with the venue itself, but also with the quick thinking staff, and their professionalism... We are still receiving messages from our guests about how beautiful the venue was, and how they loved every minute of it... I can't recommend this venue enough.

-Holly, Bride


Meet the Events Team!

Paria Ahmadi

Events Manager

Julie Harper

Director of Event Sales

Paria and Julie are here to make your dream wedding a reality! Julie will give you a tour of the venue and help you choose which package is right for you and will also work with you to find the perfect vendors and work within your budget. Paria will coordinate with each vendor leading up to the wedding day, and ensure that no detail is overlooked. On your big day, Paria will relieve you of any day-of stress by making sure everything is in place and the wedding runs seamlessly.


Let Us Turn Your Dream Wedding into a Reality

Appointments are available daily. To schedule yours, complete the form below.

 
 
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