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Located on the shore of the Lafayette River in Norfolk, the Hermitage Museum & Gardens is the ideal location for your outdoor wedding and reception. The elegance of the gardens and beauty of the waterfront views create an enchanting backdrop for your special day.

Areas for Event Usage

General Policies

  • The Hermitage consists of an historic home, extensive gardens and grounds, and an important art and materials collection.  Respect for the home, grounds, and collection are key to ensuring a successful event.
  • Events are permitted outdoors only.
  • Contact information must be provided for all vendors (e.g. caterers, equipment rental companies, photographers, musicians).  All caterers must be licensed and fully insured.
  • ABC license is required as well as event insurance. A copy of the certificate of insurance must be on file 30 days before event date. 
  • Food and beverage service, music, and similar vendor activities must cease at 10:15pm.  All guests must vacate the premises by 11:00pm.

Ceremony and Reception Policies and Fees | Ceremony Only Policies and Fees
Bridal Portraits
Preferred Vendors

For questions regarding weddings fill out our inquiry form online or call Lil Acosta, Weddings, Events & Tours Manager, at 757-423-2052 x211.

Wedding Spotlight Video

Video produced by Joe Fuller - July 14, 2014

Video produced by DreamClips
Jessica & Michael - June 2014


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