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Planning a Private Event

Montpelier is the perfect place to host an anniversary party, a rehearsal dinner, a family reunion, or any special event that calls for a unique and special venue. Hosting your event at the lifelong home of the Father of the Constitution and America's first First Lady in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains tells your guests how special they are to you.

Please contact our special events department for more information: (540) 672-2728 x119

The duPont Reception                     $5,500

The blue and gold William duPont Gallery is a beautiful setting for a private party, wedding reception, or other event. With its custom-designed rug, blue silk fabric walls, and gold-leafed duPont chandelier, the Grand Salon is the crown jewel of the duPont Gallery. Guests can also use the Red Room, the foyer, and the Café for cocktails or dancing.

  • Maximum Number of Guests: 128/250 (sit down at tables; more for a stand-up reception)

Montpelier will provide:

  • Use of the William duPont Gallery, including the Grand Salon for a reception
  • Use of the facility bathrooms
  • Use of the loading dock
  • Use of the catering kitchen
  • Up to 16, 60" round tables
  • Up to 128 gold Chivari chairs (8 chairs per 60" table)

The event renter will provide:

  • All food, drink, china, silverware, napkins, tablecloths, flowers, band, etc.
  • Any other necessary items
  • A tent may be added to the front of the foyer/Grand Salon area to accommodate 122 more people (250 total) for an additional cost.

The mansion can be opened for 1½ hours during the event if desired at a cost of $1,000.

Cafe Dinner & Presentation                     $3,000

The Visitor Center at James Madison's Montpelier is available for smaller private events in a more informal setting, or events that may require a theater presentation.

  • Maximum Number of Guests: 60

Montpelier will provide:

  • Use of the Visitor Center Café for a dinner
  • Tables — up to 12 café tables — indoors and out
  • Chairs — up to 60 café chairs
  • Use of the catering kitchen
  • Use of the loading dock
  • Use of the Alan and Louise Potter Theater for a presentation
  • Use of the facility bathrooms

The event renter will provide:

  • All food, drink, china, silverware, napkins, tablecloths, flowers, etc.
  • Any other necessary items

The mansion can be opened for 1½ hours during the event if desired at a cost of $1000.

Lewis Hall                     $1,500

Lewis Hall offers first-rate amenities in a pastoral historic setting. On the 2,650 acres with a view of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Montpelier is the perfect place for board retreats, strategic planning, staff training, leadership development, team building, and new product planning.

Lewis Hall offers:

  • 4,200-square-foot conference area
  • Reception area
  • Meeting room (seats 90 theater-style, 40 classroom-style, or 24 in U-shape)
  • Dining room (seats 40)
  • Patio
  • "Carriage Room" lounge area
  • Complete, well-equipped kitchen
  • Break-out meeting space
     

For further information, please complete the Special Events Inquiry.

 

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