James River Country Club houses the world’s oldest golf museum. The venue is also home to a reception room accommodating up to 500 guests, making this country club an ideal wedding venue for couples in and around Newport News. Boasting picturesque vistas that frame James River, the venue also features flexible, versatile open floor plans that offer couples a truly customizable setup. James River Country Club is managed by a special events coordinator who can assist you and facilitate a seamless planning process as you near your wedding day.

Address: 1500 Country Club Rd, Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: (757) 595-3327

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Contact : Kristin

The Mariners’ Museum and Park sit on 550 acres of park property that has been preserved since 1930. There is a wide array of indoor and outdoor spaces available for bookings as a wedding venue. These event spaces include the Main Lobby, the Grand Entry Hall & Patio, the South Courtyard, and the Huntington & Anna Room. You also have the advantage of a dedicated sales team who can help ensure a smooth wedding planning process for easy day-of service. The Mariners’ Museum and Park is an ideal choice for couples looking to tie the knot alongside both endless nature views and a stylish indoor ambiance.

Address: 100 Museum Dr, Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: (757) 596-2222

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Contact : The Mariners' Museum and Park Team

Kiln Creek Golf Club and Resort is an all-inclusive destination providing its services as a wedding venue to couples in and around Newport News. Radiating utter elegance and luxury, Kiln Creek Golf Club and Resort is staffed by a team of event professionals. Their team can help you take care of everything, from the setup and cleanup to managing the in-house caterers and bartenders and helping you book rooms so your guests can stay at the property as they celebrate your big day with you. Services offered include event rentals, a four-hour block of time for your reception, and more, all of which make Kiln Creek Golf Club and Resort a truly luxurious choice for weddings.

Address: 1003 Brick Kiln Blvd, Newport News , VA 23602

Phone: (757) 874-2600

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The Historic Boxwood Inn is a dedicated event and wedding venue for up to 200 guests with flexible, all-inclusive packages customized to a variety of celebration sizes. The venue boasts a variety of outdoor and indoor spaces that are available for bookings. The staff includes a team of devoted event planners whose mission is to bring your wedding vision into sharp focus, take it from a germ of an idea to a fully fleshed-out concept, and then execute it on the big day.

Address: 10 Elmhurst St, Newport News, VA 23603

Phone: (757) 890-4700

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Contact : Susan Dugan

Tucked away in the secluded inlet waterfront of Deep Creek Landing, Keffer Hall at Deep Creek is a luxury wedding venue accommodating parties of up to 120 guests. This venue boasts unbeatable views of the water and a wrap-around deck so you can enjoy the views alongside your loved ones. Keffer Hall also offers up an indoor reception room, with services including a full-service kitchen, event rentals, and several all-inclusive packages with flexible pricing models for you to choose from.

Address: 200 Old Marina Ln, Newport News, VA 23602

Phone: (757) 877-9555

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Contact : Keffer Hall Team

Newport News Marriott at City Center is located right in the heart of the Deer Park district of Newport News, proximate to the local favorites and historical sites. Offering over 20,000 square feet of event space and five event rooms, couples can host celebrations of any size at this venue. The biggest event space is the Pearl Ballroom, which can accommodate up to 545 guests. Newport News Marriott at City Center also provides in-house catering and bartending services, as well as customizable menus, so you can feel confident that the food served on your big day will be truly delicious. Their staff includes a dedicated team of wedding planners who can help you work out the indoor setup and the day-of logistics. Blocks of rooms can be reserved with a group rate for guests hoping to stay overnight or for the wedding weekend.

Address: 740 Town Center Dr, Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: (757) 873-9299

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Contact : Mark Butcher

Warwick Yacht & Country Club offers up its services as a wedding venue for prospective married couples in and around Newport News, with its banquet facility available for rentals. Built in 1958 and opened in 1960, the Warwick Yacht & Country Club is a fixture of the Newport News boating community. With in-house catering available, the Warwick Yacht & Country Club is a sophisticated choice for Newport News weddings with its waterfront vistas and its classic banquet hall features.

Address: 400 Maxwell Ln, Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: (757) 930-0561

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Contact : Laurie Hoffman

Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center is located in the southeast area of Newport News and is devoted to the local arts and community building through artistic projects. First constructed in 1918, the Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center offers five distinct event rooms for weddings and celebrations. These include The Banquet Room, a large ballroom designed for larger groups, and The L. Marian Poe Meeting Room, an adaptable event space better suited for more intimate gatherings.

Address: 2410 Wickham Ave, Newport News, VA 23607

Phone: (757) 247-8950

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Contact : Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center Team

Event Central is a wedding venue that can accommodate up to 100 seated guests. The venue boasts an open floor plan and is perfect for couples looking for a customizable event space to bring their dream wedding to life. Services offered include an open, flexible floor plan, event rentals, and more. Event spaces on offer include the central Event Space and the Chapel & Social Hour Area.

Address: 9912 Hosier St, Newport News, VA 23601

Phone: (757) 873-1244

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Contact : Event Central Team

Yorktown Freight Shed is located in Newport News’ Riverwalk Landing, along the waterfront. Constructed in 1935 and renovated in 2005, Yorktown Freight Shed once served as a post office and now functions as an event venue. Offering 2,000 square feet of event space, Yorktown Freight Shed is framed by endless vistas of the York River. This venue can accommodate parties of up to 130 guests. It boasts glass doors that separate the indoor and outdoor spaces, making it perfect for an indoor-outdoor hybrid reception. With its unbeatable views and its elegant interior, Yorktown Freight Shed is perfect for weddings with a touch of Virginia history.

Address: 331 Water St, Yorktown, VA 23690 (~21 mins from Newport News)

Phone: (757) 890-3730

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Contact : Katie

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We hope that this list has been useful for you and your partner in the process of determining what you want from your wedding venue and how you’ll go about securing your venue for the day of your celebration. Whether you want a ceremony on the waterfront or are looking to tie the knot in a historic hall, Newport News has a wide array of venues that can meet all of your needs. 

As you embark upon your wedding planning journey, we encourage you to explore all of your options thoroughly and weigh the pros and cons of each venue you consider. At this stage in your wedding journey, with so much possibility and potential lining the road ahead, there’s no reason to feel anything other than joy and excitement as you continue through the planning process. 

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