Say "I Do" to Suffolk - Your Perfect Wedding Spot

Selecting the perfect wedding site is imperative to your special day and we are constantly scoping out unique and interesting locations for tying the knot. Some couples prefer the traditional church wedding or a backyard celebration while others want to wed by a scenic river or even jump out of plane for a skydiving ceremony! No matter what location you’ve been searching for, Suffolk has a blissful solution.

Need assistance finding the venue for your wedding? Feel free to contact our Tourism Development Staff at or 757.514.4130.


Ceremony and Reception Sites

Cedar Point Country Club
8056 Clubhouse Drive

The Cedar Point Clubhouse is the perfect location for your next wedding, retirement party, business meeting, fundraiser, anniversary party or whatever the occasion may be. Their Clubhouse can accommodate up to 200 people for a large function or your smallest intimate gathering during the daytime or evening hours. The clubhouse and surrounding greens offer a breathtaking view of the Nansemond River. Cedar Point can also accommodate larger parties beneath tents on the greens overlooking the river. The club is available for business, civic, charitable and social events.

Should you prefer, the Club will arrange for you the following services: personalized menus, entertainment, centerpiece arrangements, audio visual equipment and photographers. Contact Keith Harris at 757.238.2275 ext 314 for more information.

The Obici House at Sleepy Hole Golf Course
4700 Sleepy Hole Road

The Obici House at Sleepy Hole Golf Course was built in the 1920s along the banks of the Nansemond River. The Italianate mansion was the home of Amedeo Obici, founder of Planter's Peanuts, and his beloved wife Louise. The Obicis were well known in Suffolk for both their philanthropy and gracious hospitality. Following an extensive renovation, the house has regained much of its original grandeur and now serves as a restaurant and special events venue.

The Obici House is ideal for hosting weddings, galas, reunions, rehearsal dinners, holiday parties and fund raisers, as well as business and civic meetings, club luncheons and conferences. Obici House Catering provides for all of your dining and beverage needs.


The First Lady
447 West Washington Street

This elegantly restored 8,000 square foot Victorian Queen Anne is a unique backdrop to what promises to be an unforgettable wedding. Built in 1907, this monument has been restored to its original grandeur by Heirloom Homes, a nationally recognized restoration company featured on HGTV and in Virginia Living Magazine. 

Maximum capacity is185 guests for a reception or party. The Grand Ballroom accommodates up to 90 seated guests, with an additional 30-40 seated guests on the large, wrap-around covered porch area. The Wedding Chapel can accommodate up to 112 guests. Bridal Suite and Groom’s Dressing Chamber on-site. Wired surround sound throughout facility. Site offers disabled access.


Nansemond River Golf Club
1000 Hillpoint Road

The Nansemond River Golf Club is a spacious and beautiful brick clubhouse with a colonial façade that can handle up to 125 people. We also have a smaller room that can accommodate up to 60 guests.


The Pavilion at the Suffolk Visitor Center
524 North Main Street

Constructed in 2011-12, The  Pavilion at the Suffolk Visitor Center is a beautiful, open-air special event venue situated between the Riddick's Folly House Museum and the riverfront Hilton Garden Inn and Suffolk Conference Center. Equipped with built-in sound, ceiling fans, lighting and skylights, this facility provides a lovely backdrop for a wedding ceremony and/or reception.

Seating estimates: 250 Theatre-style; 120-150 Round Tables.        

Available a la carte rentals include folding chairs, 6-ft tables, podium, microphone, etc.

Please note that the Pavilion at the Suffolk Visitor Center is not available for private functions on Saturdays from 9am until 4pm, April through November, due to the schedule of the Suffolk Farmers' Market.

Contact the Suffolk Visitor Center for details.

Pavilion Reservation Form.pdf

Epps Wedding 2012
Epps Wedding 2012

The Planters Club
4600 Planters Club Road

With a beautiful view of the Nansemond River, the Planter's Club is a great  medium-sized facility for groups of all sizes. The facility includes a 2,500-square-foot banquet room with a raised stage and wet bar, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a 450-square-foot open deck. The facility has a maxium limit of 144 people. [ Video ]


The Second Floor
136 South Main Street

Host your next event in one of Downtown Historic Suffolk’s most interesting structures.  Originally utilized as a carriage maker’s shop and later morphed into a sleek jazz club, The Second Floor has found  new life as a flexible meeting space.  Business meetings, retreats, weddings, baby/bridal showers, receptions, family reunions and most any occasion can be accommodated in this unique space.   


Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts
110 West Finney Avenue

This former 1922 Suffolk High School has been transformed into the state-of-the-art Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts. This facility offers a 500 seat theater and a 3,860 square foot ballroom, an Executive Board room, as well as, studio and art galleries that double as additional meeting space.


Vintage Tavern
1900 Governor’s Pointe Drive

Since 2006 Vintage Tavern has delivered Southern hospitality and seasonally Southern cuisine with a flair. Our culinary team grow their own herbs, grind their own sausage, pickle, cure, smoke and bake from scratch. Local and regionally sourced produce and seafood is the core of our seasonal Southern cuisine.

Vintage Tavern offers a second floor dining room that will accommodate up to 50 guests for a seated dinner. If you need to have a cocktail area upstairs, 50 guests is the maximum. We can offer cocktails on our garden terrace weather permitting, early in the evening. However, the garden terrace is not available as a private venue after 7pm.


Hotel Space


virginiagreen.jpgCourtyard by Marriott
8060 Harbour View Boulevard 

Meeting Space: This property offers 705 square feet of meeting space and seats up to 40 theater-style, 18 classroom-style or U-shape, 40 reception or banquet-style. Features Wi-Fi and AV access. Audio-visual equipment and Catering is available. 88 guest rooms.

Amenities: Bar and lounge, indoor pool and whirlpool, business services, etc.


Hilton Garden Inn Chesapeake/Suffolk (at Harbour View)
5921 Harbour View Blvd, 23435 

Meeting Space: This property offers 4,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including a 3,645 square foot ballroom. 135 guest rooms.

Amenities: On-site restaurant, The Great American Grille. Business center, fitness center, indoor pool, high speed internet, etc.


Comfort Suites Harbour View
5409 Plummer Boulevard 

Meeting Space: This property offers 1950 square feet of flexible meeting space and a 975 square foot veranda. The Harbour View Grand Ballroom seats 134 classroom-style, 205 theater-style, 162 banquet-style, 54 U-shape, 217 for reception and 49 boardroom-style. Catering available. Complimentary Wi-Fi. 116 guest rooms.

Amenities: All suite property with business center, fitness room, indoor pool and whirlpool.


virginiagreen.jpgHilton Garden Inn Suffolk Riverfront
100 E. Constance Road

Meeting Space: This property offers 14,000 square feet of meeting space, including the Grand Ballroom, which is 7,334 square feet and seats 811 theater-style, 600 banquet-style or 501 classroom-style. The Executive Suite is ideal for meetings of 12 people or a reception for 50 people on the terrace overlooking the Nansemond River. 150 guest rooms.

Amenities: On-site restaurant, Constant’s Wharf Grille (also includes patio dining overlooking the riverfront). 24-hour business center, fitness room, indoor pool and spa, complimentary high speed internet access, complimentary Wi-Fi in hotel lobby. Onsite AV.


Holiday Inn Express
1018 Centerbrooke Lane 

Meeting Space: This property offers 572 square feet of presentations for approximately 40 people. 79 guest rooms.

Amenities: Executive suites, business center, high speed internet and Wi-Fi, outdoor pool, sauna, etc.


Motel 6
2864 Pruden Boulevard 

Meeting Space: This property offers 3,008 square feet of meeting space which seats 317 theater-style, 207 classroom-style, 251 banquet-style, 334 for a reception, 84 U-shaped or 75 boardroom-style. 100 guest rooms.

Amenities: Restaurant on-site, business center, fitness center, outdoor seasonal pool, complimentary high speed internet access, etc.


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