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There’s a special kind of magic that happens when you choose to say “I do” in a destination as enchanting as Shenandoah Valley. Nestled amidst the scenic beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the valley offers idyllic wedding venues for couples looking for a picturesque backdrop while capturing their special moments through wedding videography.
As an expert in wedding videography, my company, Ethan Film and Photo, has had the privilege of capturing the joy, love, and excitement of numerous weddings in this beautiful valley. Based on our experiences, here are our top 10 picks for wedding venues in Shenandoah that guarantee stunning visuals for your wedding videography.
1. House Mountain Inn
Located in the charming town of Lexington, House Mountain Inn is a little slice of heaven amongst the gorgeous Shenandoah Valley landscape. It offers a rustic-chic ambiance with a massive stone wood burning fireplace and spectacular views of the Allegheny Mountains, a waterfall, and a spring-fed pond.
Why We Love House Mountain Inn
The venue’s unique location and rustic charm make it a perfect setting for capturing breathtaking moments in wedding videography. The panoramic views of the mountains and the tranquil sound of the waterfall create a magical atmosphere that’s hard to replicate.
2. The Seclusion
Situated on 72 private acres in the majestic mountains of the Shenandoah Valley, The Seclusion is the epitome of rustic elegance. The venue features The Barn & The Grand Hall, offering panoramic views of Virginia’s breathtaking beauty and luxury amenities for your special event.
Why We Love The Seclusion
With its private location and stunning vistas, The Seclusion provides a scenic canvas for capturing beautiful moments in wedding videography. The Barn and The Grand Hall add a touch of rustic charm, perfect for a country-themed wedding.
3. CrossKeys Vineyard
Nestled in the heart of Shenandoah Valley, CrossKeys Vineyards offers the perfect blend of elegance and natural beauty. The venue features a Tuscan-style villa, a gorgeous bridal suite, and several spaces to accommodate your ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception.
Why We Love CrossKeys Vineyard
The lush vineyard, the breathtaking views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, and the elegant Tuscan villa provide a stunning backdrop for capturing beautiful moments in wedding videography.
4. On Sunny Slope Farm
On Sunny Slope Farm offers a serene setting with lush landscapes, gorgeous gardens, and breathtaking views. It provides an air of Shenandoah Valley distinction with its historic, 67 acre certified Virginia Century Farm, making it a perfect backdrop for your wedding videography.
Why We Love On Sunny Slope Farm
The farm offers several features including a tent, barn, and egg house, providing unique settings for capturing the joy and love of your special day.
5. Stoneyman Valley Ranch
Located just outside of Luray, Stoneyman Valley Ranch is a working cattle ranch with an abundance of open fields and 360-degree views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Massanutten Mountains, and Shenandoah Valley.
Why We Love Stoneyman Valley Ranch
The ranch’s rustic barn, breathtaking mountain views, and wide-open fields make it a perfect setting for capturing beautiful moments in wedding videography.
6. Faithbrooke Barn & Vineyards
Faithbrooke Barn and Vineyards is a premier Shenandoah Valley wedding location. It offers stunning views and the ability to host the entirety of your wedding festivities, making it an ideal space for your special day.
Why We Love Faithbrooke Barn & Vineyards
The seating capacity near 200, proximity of the marriage ceremony location to reception facilities, and stunning views make it a perfect venue for capturing beautiful moments in wedding videography.
7. Big Spring Farm
Big Spring Farm offers a rustic-chic atmosphere with scenic mountain views and a waterfront ceremony. This farm has picturesque views for beautiful wedding photos and everlasting memories.
Why We Love Big Spring Farm
With its waterfront ceremony location and scenic mountain views, Big Spring Farm provides a stunning backdrop for capturing the love and joy of your special day in wedding videography.
8. The Barns of Madison County
With spectacular views of the Blue Ridge Mountains, The Barns of Madison County provides the perfect location for your wedding day. It features authentic barns built in the 1800s, adding a touch of rustic charm to your wedding.
Why We Love The Barns of Madison County
The authentic barns and the spectacular views of the Blue Ridge Mountains make it a perfect venue for capturing beautiful moments in wedding videography.
9. Bluestone Vineyard
Nestled atop the rolling hills and gorgeous farmland of Bridgewater, Bluestone Vineyard offers stunning vistas and magnificent sunsets, making it a perfect wedding venue.
Why We Love Bluestone Vineyard
The vineyard offers a variety of outdoor locations, allowing you to create your dream wedding. Its stunning vistas and magnificent sunsets provide a perfect backdrop for capturing beautiful moments in wedding videography.
10. Khimaira Farm
Located in Luray, Khimaira Farm offers stunning views of the rolling Blue Ridge Mountains and a perfect barn for a rustic-chic reception.
Why We Love Khimaira Farm
The farm’s outdoor ceremony site overlooking the mountains and its rustic-chic barn make it the perfect venue for capturing beautiful moments in wedding videography.
Planning a wedding in Shenandoah Valley? Let Ethan Film and Photo capture your special moments with professional wedding videography. With our expertise and passion for capturing memorable moments, we ensure that every moment of your special day is captured beautifully. Contact us today to book your wedding videography.