If you’re looking for a beautiful greenhouse wedding venue near Charlottesville, then The Market at Grelen should definitely be at the top of your list.
Located in Orange County, Virginia, The Market at Grelen is located just 30 minutes from downtown Charlottesville.
In addition to being one of the areas most popular wedding venues, The Market at Grelen is an active nursery, orchard and cafe.
Even if you aren’t getting married here, it’s definitely worth a visit!
For those who do choose this incredible venue, know you are in for a treat. One of the draws of this place is that it’s not one dimensional. Guests can wander between the pergola, patio, greenhouse, reception tent, gardens and orchards. It’s basically an outdoor lovers dream.
Elyse and John used the pergola and cafe patio for their bar and cocktail hour. They got married in the half moon garden at the back of the property in front of a beautiful weeping cherry tree. And their reception was held in the clear top reception tent.
The Market at Grelen is the perfect wedding venue for couples who want to have their wedding day surrounded by nature and greenery and mountains without wanting to actually trek up a mountain for the views. It’s like romantic secret garden meets greenhouse meets vineyard vibes.
The clear top reception tent is the only clear top tent in the Charlottesville area. As twilight begins to emerge, the stars become visible above the dance floor lending a magical feel to your reception.
For smaller celebrations, ceremonies can take place in the greenhouse, on the berry field, or up at what they call Bloomfield, a space that gives panoramic mountain views.
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