Welcome To Fairview Farm Events
Welcome to Fairview Farm Events, central Virginia's largest weekend destination venue where accommodations, fully decorated and furnished ADA barn and pavilion, catering, entertainment, month of event planner and more are included with our weekend destination packages. As part of our fifth Anniversary celebration that coincides with being award "Couple's Choice" by Wedding Wire since opening our barn doors and "Best of Weddings by the Knot for 2017 and 2018, we are discounting remaining 2018 weekend packages up to $1000 through February 15th for our next three 2018 reservations. Mention it when you contact us to qualify.
We also include so much with a Sunday or weekday occasion. We are introducing two weekday Elopement packages for 2018 as part of our fifth anniversary celebration! There is a $500 -$750 discount for Sunday and Elopement off and mid-seasons dates reserved for 2018. Limited number is availble so inquire now!
We have created budget friendly 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 upscale relaxing rustic chic 115 acre destination.
Fairview Farm is not a bed and breakfast. Our couples say we are much better, as we offer a private memorable experience for weekends or Sundays. The rustic chic venue is so unique because so much thought has been put into your event as we provide a complimentary 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! Those who visit say pictures don't do the property justice and describe it as warm and welcoming and there is so much to do at the large fifteen acre central Virginia facility.
Family owned for 100 years, the115 acre dairy farm was transformed in late 2013, 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 barn and pavilion has chandeliers, bistro lighting, rustic cocktail and vintage seating areas and is also included for your relaxing, outdoor/indoor event weekend.
Fairview Farm Events was voted for 2017 and 2018, "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.
There are two styles of weekend packages. The Basic Inclusive weekend package begins on 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 plus 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. The large renovated farm 1915 farmhouse is included with this package and has a large bridal suite for other bridal party members to prepare for the day and it has a large Jacuzzi master bath suite. 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 BASIC 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 buffet, family style or plated options.
*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 variety band, are included for your five hour ceremony and reception.
*We take the stress out of planning with multiple "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 optioanl excursion on our large fully stocked five acre pond with gazebo, dock and fountain the morning of the wedding is included with our Premiere bookings.
*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 porche providse 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. There will be additional amenities added for 2018.
*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 with our new Premiere Package once you become a Fairview Farm couple.
Farview Farm can accommodate two nights for up to 18 guests with our Basic Inclusive weekend package and up to thirty eight guests currently (additional accommodatio options are being added) 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 accommodation plans are under way for the huge dairy barn for 2018!
Accommodations beyond our thirty eight 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.
PACKAGE OFFERINGS FOR WEEKENDS AND SUNDAYS
Fairview Farm's Basic or Premiere Destination Weekend package and 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 and arbor as well as scenic pond with dock and gazebo 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 AND PREMIERE PACKAGE OFFERINGS:
A 2018/2019 Basic Full Service weekend Inclusive package ranges from 18-21K (depending on season for 100 guests with catering and much more included). Please inquire about more or less guests for reasonable package pricing. Our calendar is also up to date on our website and there are limited weekend dates remaining for 2018 and we are holding 2018 pricing for 2019 bookings through November. Also inquire about our new Premiere Package weekend and will share details when you tour.
SUNDAY OR WEEKDAY PACKAGE OFFERINGS:
If you are looking for a Sunday or weekday (Monday-Wednesday) offering for 2017-2019, 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 with packages for 100 for only $10,950 to $12,950 for 2018/2018. You can arrive at 11:00 a.m. and have until 10:00 pm for your five hour event. Off-season is $500 off and $750 off for mid-season through January!
Inquire about our intimate weekday Elopement packages for 2018! Limited number available.
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.