WEDDINGS & PRIVATE EVENTS

Cardinal Point is the perfect place for friends and family to celebrate in a unique and beautiful setting. We have several venues available for your special event. Be sure to check out our wedding photo gallery to get an idea of how gorgeous your special day can be!

The Farmhouse

Weddings at the Cardinal Point Farmhouse

Hidden at the top of the property, surrounded by our vineyards, the Farmhouse venue offers striking views of the property below, and the stunning blue ridge mountains above.

The setting is simple, elegant, and timeless. Treat yourselves and your guests to a beautiful event in a beautiful setting.

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The Winery

Weddings at Cardinal Point Winery

Recently renovated with a new deck and covered patio so our guests could be sure to have a dry space for relaxing and sipping some of our award winning wines. Now we've decided to make the space available for you and your group to enjoy after hours.

The deck is ideal for a sit-down rehearsal dinner, and the patio is the perfect place for guests to mingle before the festivities begin. Just want to have a cozy girls night out? The Mezzanine offers air-conditioned comfort for small groups and intimate dinners.

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QUICK LINKS: Photo Gallery • Event FAQs • Event Inquiry Form • Event Pricing & Guidelines

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Frequently Asked Questions:

Why do we have to hire an event coordinator for our wedding and other large events?

While we have the resources to assign a capable Cardinal Point event specialist to work with you and your coordinator, we believe in leaving the planning and execution of your event to the experts. We have worked with several talented event coordinators, and feel that requiring our guests to retain their services is in everyone's best interest.

What is covered by the rental fee?

What is covered depends on what venue you choose. If you choose the Farmhouse, your rental fee covers the outdoor space, a number of parking spaces on the hill, and private rooms for the bride and groom to change. You will be responsible for arranging tenting and portable restrooms. If you choose to host your event at the winery, covered space is included in your rental fee, but you may still need to rent portable restrooms. This is not a complete list for either venue; your Cardinal Point event specialist can fill you in on all the details. Download the Cardinal Point Event Pricing & Guidelines (pdf).

Can I bring pets to the party?

Pets are not allowed at after hour events at Cardinal Point, unless special arrangements are made. Please speak with your event specialist if you'd like a pet to be part of your event.

What are accommodations for parking?

All guest parking is located behind the winery building, on grassy fields. If your event is at the Farmhouse, you will need to arrange shuttle service to escort guests from the winery to the House. We will provide a number of parking spaces at the house for the wedding party, guests needing assistance, caterers, the band, and other vendors; your choice. Cardinal Point can provide parking attendants for an extra fee.

How many guests can I invite?

We don't have a lot of space at Cardinal Point, but the space we have is gorgeous. To ensure that you and your guests have the best possible experience, we limit events to 120 people. For weddings, that includes the officiant and bridal party.

Will I have to sign a contract?

Yes - you will have to sign a contract, including a waiver of liability. You will also have to obtain and provide a Certificate of Insurance naming Cardinal Point, Inc. as an additional insured.

How long can my event last?

Events at the winery may not begin before 6:00 p.m. and must end by 11:00 p.m. Start times for events at the Farmhouse may vary, subject to availability. Maximum duration for any event is 5 hours.

Are we allowed to decorate the space?

Yes! We welcome decorations including flowers, candles, lighting, etc. Candles must be in containers or on a stand to prevent fire or damage to any surfaces. All decorations, are, however, subject to our approval.

Do I need to provide my own stage and A/V equipment?

Yes. We do not have a stage or A/V equipment. You will need to contact a vendor to handle these items for your event.

Do you provide day-of coordination?

We will work with your event coordinator to ensure that everything goes as planned the day of your event.

Can we bring in our own alcohol?

All wine consumed at your event must be purchased from Cardinal Point. If you would like to serve other alcoholic beverages, you will either need to consult your caterer or obtain a banquet license from the Virginia ABC.

Is there a discount if we purchase wines from Cardinal Point?

We will discount wine purchases for your event.

Will I be able to have my rehearsal the night before our wedding?

We will make your choice of venue available for rehearsal the day or evening before your wedding. One of our event specialists will work with you to arrange a time that works for you and our farm and winery schedule.

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Event Inquiry Form

Please fill out the form below and one of our event specialists will be in touch with you as soon as possible.