Welcome To Fairview Farm Events
Welcome to Fairview Farm Events, central Virginia's largest destination weekend venue where accommodations, catering, entertainment, month of event planner and more are included for your special weekend. We have created packages where we focus on the details, so you can focus on having the most memorable weekend of your life with family and friends at your relaxing destination. There is also a Sunday or weekday option and all packages are budget friendly!
Fairview Farm is not a bed and breakfast, this is your private weekend upscale rustic chic estate. The family owned estate becomes yours and we provide a Concierge Vendor Service where you have multiple vendors who focus on the details to make your occasion perfect and stress free!
A weekend at Fairview Farm Events includes so much and our couples say we are a superior value to most day of only venues and includes so much more!
Family owned for 100 years, the dairy farm was transformed in 2014, into an exclusive wedding and event venue with the completion of the ADA two story compliant rustic chic heated and air conditioned cedar barn venue. The large pavilion has chandeliers, bistro lighting, rustic cocktail and seating areas and is also included for your relaxing, outdoor/indoor event weekend.
Fairview Farm Events was voted for 2017, "Best of Weddings" byThe Knot and "Couple's Choice Award by Weddingwire.com from 2014 to 2017 which is only given to the top 5% of venues in the United States. Richmond Magazine A List Voters named Fairview Farm "Best of Barn-Farm Weddings" for the Richmond area for 2016 and 2017.
Your Basic Inclusive weekend begins on a Friday and the venue is included for your rehearsal and rehearsal dinner. Caterers provide a 10% discount on your reherasal meal. Smaller weddings can can opt to do an intimate private rehearsal event at the farm.
All vendors come to you on the day of your wedding and there is a renovated and expanded 1800 square foot game room building to enjoy for the weekend and used for the wedding day for part of the bridal party to get ready in. All ceremony and reception seating is included with all packages. There are multiple ceremony sites with incredible views of Virginia's rolling hills and farmlands.
WHAT IS INCLUDED FOR A WEEKEND PACKAGE?
*Catering is included for 100 guests. You can have more or less guests with both weekend destination pacakges for a weekend, Sunday or weekday events. Venue occupancy is 245.
*We offer multiple preferred catereres and menus include multiple appetizer choices for cocktail hour and a full reception buffet with multiple options. Elegant placesettings are also part of the package. You can always upgrade your menu and our caterers are extremely professional and service oriented and have different styles of service-from plated to family style.
*Our couples are extremely special and each of our caterers provide a complimentary private tasting for you. Alcohol is discounted with the Basic Inclusive and beer/wine is included for 100 guests with the new Premiere weekend package.
*Multiple preferred DJs, as well as a popular Richmond area six piece band, are included for your five reception event.
*We take the stress out of planning with several "Month of" planners choices included as well as having a fantastic full service planner available where we include part of her services. Consultation, walk through, time line creation, rehearsal and ten hours on the day of wedding is included.
*Fairview Farm is professionally decorated by season and saves couples so much in unncessary rentals because we completely furnish the large barn with antique farm tables, chairs, cocktail tables and barrel serving tables as well as cocktail tables and white resin ceremony seating.
*A Saturday morning Pontoon boat fishing bridal party excursion on our large fully stocked pond the morning of the wedding is included with our Premiere bookings through October 2017.
*Our management staff handles parking, set up and clean up so your only focus is having a wonderful time during your stay at Fairview Farm Events and included with all packages.
*The heated and air conditioned barn has separate ADA restrooms, prep kitchen, 70" TV for presentations and Bose sound system. It is comforting to know that there are back up generators for the entire facility. The beautiful second story loft with porches provide additional seating. Stamped concrete porches, walkways, decks, arbors, pergolas including a large 500 square foot octagon gazebo with a three foot crystal chandelier and bisro lighting as well as wood and gas fire pits .
*The updated bridal suite wing of the renovated 3600 square foot farmhouse includes a separate dressing room with mirrors and more as well as a large master bath with Jacuzzi. We treat our couples very special at Fairview Farm and create a fun relaxing memorable country experience from the moment they arrive until they depart. Our farm is committed to not "rushing" your special weekend which is why we limit our availability for events to maximize your experience.
*Bakery services are included with the new Premiere Pacakge.
*Preferred photographers have created special package pricing for Fairview Farm and include an engagement shoot before you actually book them once you become a Fairview Farm couple.
Farview Farm can accommodate two nights for either eight guests with our Basic Inclusive weekend package and up to thirty eight guests on site for the bridal party and family for the Premiere All-inclusive wedding weekend with the addition of the new Blanton waterfront cottage where guests have so much to do on site or nearby. Premiere guest can opt for an extended stay.
A vintage 1940's hay barn on property has been converted into a stunning, unique, 2000 sqaure foot retro chic loft (sleeps up to ten) as an option with the Basic and included with the Premiere. Families and friends who have a weekend stay will feel right at home and have an affordable memory of a lifetime, rather than fleeting moments.
Additional expansion plans are under way for 2018!
Accommodations beyond our thirty seven guest option on property are just fifteen minutes away, at a beautiful VA state park. Bear Creek Lake has a thirty acre lake with a private six bedroom lodge and up to thirteen cottages (sleeping six) starting at $119 a night. The farm has also partnered with multiple hotels in the nearby Richmond area as well as an extremely reasonable guest transportation option. Our large countyside venue is Virginia's beautiful rolling hills and farmlands is just one hour from the RIC airport.
Named for its magnificent views of the scenic farmlands of Virginia, Fairview Farm provides just the right mixture of chic country southern charm with many modern comforts. Fairview has gorgeous sunsets with views of the distant Lynchburg mountain range and adjacent to Blenheim, a national historic landmark family farm. There is a picturesque large pond with fountain, gazebo and large dock, as well as vintage barns and one of the largest and oldest poplar trees in Virginia with an old fashioned swing for special photos. Fairview Farm's one hundred and fifteen acre estate has only had three owners since 1733, as part of a charter grant of King George, to Wiliam Mayo, the surveyor of the time. It operated as a dairy farm for over sixty years and is still farmed today for crops for Blenheim's adjacent cattle farm.
There are many props and extras included such as a 1951 F-1 completely restored red Ford pickup to an old red tractor. Our guests say we have considered every detail and we hope you will agree. Follow us on Pinterest under our Free Props Board and Instagram.
SEPTEMBER PACKAGE OFFERINGS FOR WEEKENDS AND SUNDAYS
Fairview Farm's Full Service Destination Weekend or Sunday and Weekday packages includes a professionally decorated and furnished ADA aproved event barn, large pavilion, rehearsal venue, catering for cocktail hour and the reception is included (tax and service included), discounted alcohol, multiple DJ or preferred band, ceremony and reception seating, several day of planner choices, vintage barns, pergolas, scenic pond with dock for your memorable experience.
We are all about choices and our focus is on the details to make your event perfect in every way. Reserve Fairview Farm.
WEEKEND BASIC PACKAGE COST:
A 2018/2019 Basic Full Service weekend Inclusive package ranges from 17-20K (depending on season for 100 guests with catering and much more included). We are holding our 2017 package pricing for until we reach 30 weekend weddings, we have 27 to date. Inquire about more or less guests for reasonable package pricing. Our calendar is also up to date on our website. Also inquire about our new Premiere Package weekend and will share details when you tour.
If you are looking for a Sunday or weekday (Monday-Wednesday) offering for 2017 or 2018, check out our calendar on our home page for dates where you receive a professionally decorated and fully furnished ADA heated barn for up to guests. Catering is included with elegant place settings, complimentary private tasting with our professional caterers. We also include entertainment for five hours-DJs or a band, month of planner for your event, a large pavilon and many props for your special occasion for mid-season (April/July/August/November/December) dates for $11,450 for 2017 and 2018 through September 25, 2017. You can arrive at 11:00 a.m. and have until 10:00 pm for your five hour event.
Email us for more package details based on your needs at Fairviewfarmevents@yahoo.com. Fairview Farm is committed to our clients, couples and families who want a special destination venue for their event.
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Hours & Directions
Fairview Farm Events
1660 Ballsville Rd,
Powhatan, VA 23139
Tours are by appointment and we can only tour Sunday afternoons when we don't have weddings and during the week and we offer evening tours.
Fairview Farm is located west of MIdlothian, VA off of Route 60, turn left on Ballsville Road and we are three miles on the left.