Cherish joy and romance at this 600-acre nursery.
A unique destination in rural Virginia, this spot has everything you’re on the lookout for from a cafe and garden shop to outdoor spaces that are ideal for workshops and weddings. It’s a verdant paradise with plenty of room to celebrate and explore.
The Lowdown Venue Setting
Set on Grelen Nursery’s gorgeous 600-acre tree nursery in Somerset, VA, The Market at Grelen Wedding & Event Venue boasts spectacular 360-degree views that include rolling orchard hillsides and the Blue Ridge Mountains. The facility includes several event spaces including an expansive Stone Terrace, the rustic Bloomfield which offers the perfect location for Glamping or a breathtaking wedding ceremony, a Greenhouse filled with seasonal plants and succulents, and our gorgeous expansive 4500 sq ft clear top Orchard Overlook Tent. The Market at Grelen is also a garden shop with a ton of plant material for sale. Plant material that is around the Market at the time of the event can be pulled and used to decorate the ceremony, cocktail/entertaining spaces and reception tent. The use of these plants is free and is included in the venue fee!
(Please note this does not include ceramic/stone planters—only the plants in the plastic pots. Planters can be rented or plastic pots can be wrapped in fabric/burlap by planner. Plants cannot be used as centerpieces—just for space decoration.)
Spotswood Lodge is located less than two miles away and offers the perfect, seculded setting for up to 20 guests. It is perfect location for bridal parties, wellness retreats, family reunions, and corporate stays. Enjoy produce picking at the Market, locally sourced lunch and wine in our Market Cafe, and hiking on Grelen trails. All at one beautiful location!
Boxwood Villa is a restored mansion located less than 5 minutes away. It is a stunning vacation rental that sleeps 10. It is also the perfect location for a more intimate wedding of 150 or less.
(Prices listed here are estimates only & are subject to change)
Price Range Does this include catering fees?
Estimated Price Per Head
from $30 to $100
Wedding site fees range $7,000 - $8,000. We do offer
Corporate and Social events range $3,000 - $5,000 rental fees or catering minimums
Small Social Events between 10am - 4pm are billed only the cost of catering and include private area.
Two Vacation Rentals availabe, Spotswood Lodge (sleeps 20) & Boxwood Villa (sleeps 10) Insurance
Additional Insurance May Be Required Depending On The Event
Capacity Seated 350 Buffet 300 Standing 500 Celebrations Hosted Here Since 2013 Venue Spaces Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available Catering Client Can Select The Caterer Of Their Choice Alcohol BYO Permitted – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol Licensed Server Is Required Smoking Designated Smoking Areas Only Accommodations Brides have a small private bridal suite on site.
Spotswood Lodge is less than two miles away and offered exclusivley to clients of The Market at Grelen. It offers 8 bedrooms, and 7 1/2 bathrooms, with sleeping up to 20 guests.
Boxwood Villa is located less than 5 minutes from The Market at Grelen and sleeps 10. Inside Scoop
Every Thursday night during May - October we host a local dinner and concert series at The Market at Grelen!
Register online ahead of time, because the locals usually buy up all the tickets! Amenities Bridal Suite/Changing Rooms Onsite Ample Parking Onsite Dining Chairs Dining Tables Onsite Restrooms Venue Features The Scene: Set on Grelen Nursery’s gorgeous 600-acre tree nursery in Somerset, VA, The Market at Grelen Wedding & Event Venue boasts spectacular 360-degree views that include our manicured hillsides and the Blue Ridge Mountains. We offer the perfect setting for Weddings, Retreats, Glamping, Fundraisers, and more. Design: The facility includes several event spaces including an expansive Stone Terrace, a Greenhouse filled with seasonal plants and succulents, and a gorgeous 4500 sq ft Orchard Overlook Tent - just to name a few. All of our event spaces were lovingly designed to capture the natural beauty of the surrounding nursery while maintaining a simple yet elegant aesthetic. Standout Venue Features: Our seasonal plants and potted flowers that surround The Market are available for your use during private events! We also offer beautiful wood wine barrel bars and unqiue rental items from our retail shop. Extra Perks: Also included in your rental fee are dining tables and chairs, fire pits, restrooms, bridal changing room, and exclusive use of our entire property during your special event. Celebration Locations The Orchard Overlook Tent: A lovely 75' x 60' Structure Tent with clear top and clear retractable sides, complete with chandeliers and bistro lights. Included in this space are (17) 72" Round Tables, up to 300 garden chairs, Wine Barrel Bars, and (3) 8' Banquet Tables. - View: Overlooking our lush berry fields and manicured tree line of nearly 600 acres, the view from the Orchard Overlook Tent is truly breathtaking. - Max Capacity: 300 - Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing The Stone Terrace: Appointed with designer wrought iron, stone and teak patio furniture, the Stone Terrace makes a breathtaking site for a ceremony, cocktail reception, luncheon, or dinner reception. - View: Our Stone Terrace is surrounded by Blue Ridge Mountain views and gently sloping rows of tree farm that change colors with the season. - Max Capacity: 100 - Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing The Greenhouse: A true greenhouse, home to seasonal plants, flowers and succulents. This area is perfect for small lunches, dinners, cocktail receptions, and workshops. - View: A true intimate space, enjoy the view of nature's green thumb. - Max Capacity: 45 - Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing The Half Moon Garden, The Potting Shed and Potting Garden: These unique areas are perfect for cocktail receptions, luncheons, and intimate ceremonies. Can be used alone or all together. - View: A weeping cherry tree, a shaded garden trellis, our working potting shed, and of course lots of our nursery plants and flowers can be found throughout these whimsical spaces. - Max Capacity: 200 - Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing Bloomfield: A remote location on our property, separate from The Market, Bloomfield offers some of the best views of Central Virginia. You get what you see with this special site, (a beautiful field on top of a hill!) and all equipment must be rented for an additional fee. Bloomfield is PERFECT for glamping, wedding ceremonies and tented receptions, or a true farm to table dinner out on the farm. - View: Bloomfield is on top of a hilltop, with 360 degree view of our 600 acre nursery and the Blue Ridge Mountains! A historic barn offers a beautiful rustic backdrop. - Max Capacity: 400 - Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing Spotswood Lodge: Spotswood Lodge is an 11-acre farm house & cottage rental. Operated by The Market at Grelen, it is offered in conjunction with events booked at The Market at Grelen. - View: Willow trees, magnolias, rolling grass hillsides are just some of the treasures found outside your window at Spotswood Lodge. - Max Capacity: 20 Overnight Accomidations - Price: Join the party and sign in to view pricing Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes: In The Market Cafe, it's all about local. Grelen's very own Chef Matt Turner makes unforgettable goodies with Grelen grown vegetables, fruits and herbs as well as other locally sourced items. Our lunch menu is simplicity at its most luxurious, and perfect for both social and corporate day time groups. For weddings we've partnered with several of the area's best full service caterers to bring you and your guests the most memorable dinner. Bars & Lounges: The Market Cafe serves only Virginia made beer, wine, and hard cider. Try a bottle of Blue Bee Cider, from Virginia's first Urban Cidery out of Richmond. Or enjoy a glass of Barboursville Vineyards wine, made just down the road by Italian winemaker Luca Paschina. THIS VENUE DOES NOT HAVE ANY REPORTS AT THIS TIME. Check back again soon!