Buffet Ft. LewisLooking for a wedding venue? How about a place to hold your company’s annual corporate retreat? Whatever the occasion, the County of Bath has a selection of beautiful venues that can accommodate any size group.  Plus, we have local professional photographers and even coordinators that can assist with all of the details.  Its welcoming atmosphere and breathtakingly beautiful scenery make the County of Bath a great location for any type of event.

Catering

  • Cucci's at the Varsity

    11129 Sam Snead Highway
    Hot Springs, VA 24445
    • 540-839-4000

    Serving Bath County since 2007, Cucci’s at the Varsity Italian Restaurant offers a diverse collection of products and services. From chicken parmigiana to full pizzas to sandwiches, Cucci’s at the Varsity is an affordable stop for quick, delicious Italian eats. Catering has never been easier with Cucci’s at the Varsity, with dishes everyone will love.

  • Garth Newel Music Center

    403 Garth Newel Lane
    Hot Springs, VA 24445
    • 540-839-5018

    Relax and let us handle the details! Let our resident chef Josh Elliott and our wonderful staff cater your next event. We offer on-site and carry-out menus for every occasion from cocktail parties to elegant dinners, picnics to receptions.

  • Southern Inn Catering

    37 South Main Street
    P.O. Box 497
    Lexington, VA 24450
    • 540-463-3612
    Fax: 540-831-0632

    Southern Inn Catering prides itself on premier catering and event management. Southern Inn Catering uses fresh and local ingredients including beef, chicken, and produce. Our experienced event planners will guide you from start to finish in the planning and implementation of your event.

  • The Inn at Gristmill Square

    118 Old Germantown Road
    PO Box 359
    Warm Springs, VA 24484
    • 540-839-2231

    Let The Waterwheel Restaurant at The Inn at Gristmill Square cater your next event. From a small cocktail reception to weddings or rehearsal dinners. The Waterwheel Restaurant is ready to work with you on your menu needs. We can do catering onsite in our banquet room or one of our outdoor venues, or we will travel to your home or event location. We can arrange the complete menu for your event, suggest local florists, and handle all the rentals needed to pull off the most spectacular occasion.

Corporate Retreats

  • Fort Lewis Lodge & Farm

    603 Old Plantation Way
    Millboro, VA 24460
    • 540-925-2314

    Fort Lewis Lodge & Farm provides the perfect change-of-pace for conferences, special events or group gatherings. Here, the lack of urban distractions, the extraordinary natural beauty, and the recreational opportunities create an atmosphere ideal for both productivity and relaxation. “I can’t imagine a better location for a company retreat, if the goal of the retreat is to get away from it all and to mix serious business with periods of relaxation in some of the prettiest country in the world.” Peter Rice President of Plow & Hearth 

  • Garth Newel Music Center

    403 Garth Newel Lane
    Hot Springs, VA 24445
    • 540-839-5018

    The Garth Newel Music Center sits amid a breathtaking mountain setting perfect for any event. The Center sits on a 114 acre property and was built by the American artist, William Sergeant Kendall and his young wife Christine Herter Kendall in the 1920’s. Garth Newel’s two historic structures and spectacular vista create an atmosphere of a visit to a country estate. It is a perfect destination for your retreat. Come join us in this unforgettable and uniquely lovely setting for your special occasion.

  • The Inn at Gristmill Square

    118 Old Germantown Road
    PO Box 359
    Warm Springs, VA 24484
    • 540-839-2231

    Located in the heart of the picturesque village of Warm Springs, The Inn at Gristmill Square is a unique bed and breakfast which offers an escape from the rush and noise of everyday life. The Inn at Gristmill Square resembles a small 19th Century mountain village with welcomed elements of the modern world. These unusual characteristics put a twist on the traditional inn stay and make special occasions at this venue far from ordinary. Perfect for a family reunion or retreat, the welcoming, homey atmosphere of the Inn at Gristmill Square will charm all visitors.

  • The Inn at Warm Springs

    12968 Sam Snead Highway
    Warm Springs, VA 24484
    • 540-839-5351

    Take a deep breath of crisp mountain air and your soul will instantly begin to relax at the Warm Springs Inn in Bath County. Not your typical bed and breakfast, Warm Springs Inn offers an eclectic style in an historical setting. Fifteen sleeping quarters offers guests intimate and unique accommodations at affordable prices. All rooms are located within three separate buildings, two of which have wraparound porches which offer a delightful place to relax during your stay. For your next special occasion, let Warm Springs Inn create a memorable experience for you and your guests.

    Pet Friendly: Yes
  • The Old Dairy

    Located on Route 220
    46 Old Dairy Road
    Warm Springs, VA 24484
    • 877-805-7794

    This circa 1928 commercial dairy once served all the dairy needs of the historical Homestead. After a meticulous restoration the several original buildings and two silos are now a community center with recreational facilities and meeting space ideal for weddings, parties or corporate retreats.

    Download an informational brochure here >

  • The Omni Homestead Resort

    7696 Sam Snead Highway
    Hot Springs, VA 24445
    • 540-839-1766
    • 888-796-5838

    Immerse yourself in the beauty of The Omni Homestead Resort, Virginia’s finest mountain resort surrounded by four-season splendor of the Allegheny Mountains. The Omni Homestead provides unequaled hospitality, elegant accommodations and distinctive Southern charm in an idyllic Virginia setting. Rich traditions and historic ambience make The Omni Homestead the premier resort for all of your vacation needs, as well as any special occasions, weddings or conferences. The Omni Homestead caters events grand and small with a wide selection of venues ideal for weddings, conference meetings, receptions and other special events (indoors and outdoors). The Omni Homestead Resort is sure to take care of your planning needs with care and elegance.

  • Vine Cottage Inn

    7402 Sam Snead Highway
    Hot Springs, VA 24445
    • 540-839-2422
    • 800-410-9755

    Vine Cottage Inn is a unique bed and breakfast with a truly welcoming country feel and is located on Sam Snead Highway in the village of Hot Springs. Vine Cottage Inn is positioned one block from The Omni Homestead. Vine Cottage Inn guests can benefit from many of the amenities The Omni Homestead Resort offers while staying in an affordable, comfortable environment. Vine Cottage Inn offers the perfect location for the small corporate retreat. Book the entire Inn and you have ten guest rooms, dining/meeting room and break out space for one on one discussion. Meals and coffee/beverage breaks can be arranged.

Flowers

  • Mountain Laurel Creations

    9298 Sam Snead Highway
    Hot Springs, VA 24445
    • 540-839-3232
    • 540-679-9748

    Mountain Laurel Creations is a local, neighborhood florist in County of Bath that provides beautiful flower arrangements, friendly service and customized orders for every occasion. Whether you need an elegant array of roses or a center piece for a summer dinner party, let Mountain laurel Creations stylize your next flower arrangement. With an online flower shop and same day flower delivery, Mountain Laurel Creations makes ordering your flower bouquet convenient and fun.

Photography

  • Cristie & Co.

    2696 Main Street
    Hot Springs, VA 24445
    • 540-839-5311

    As a native of the Allegheny Highlands, the owner of Cristie & Co. Photography has an eye for capturing beauty, whether it’s the surrounding, scenic landscape or special occasions and events. With over 18 years of experience, Cristie & Co. specializes in keeping memories alive through the art of photography and capturing personality within each shot. Cristie & Co. caters to each client’s needs individually and is the perfect place for your photography needs.

  • Emily Plecker Photography

    Millboro, VA 24460
    • 540-969-9212

    Emily Plecker Photography is a portrait photography service that specializes in high quality photos such as weddings, engagement and family portraits. Emily Plecker Photography delivers a relaxed experience for clients to create images that portray them as their unique selves. Owner and photographer, Emily Plecker, learned her practice at the critically acclaimed Hollins University, alma mater of many famous photographers including Sally Mann. Emily is a destination photographer. 

  • Sean Smith Photography

    Hot Springs, VA 24445
    • 540.460.0324

    Specializing in portraits, weddings, maternity, and editorial photography. The Recorder’s photographer.

Prop Rental

  • Country Junk

    25739 Mountain Valley Road
    Millboro, VA 24460
    • 540-290-3468

    Whether you are looking for whiskey barrels, a water trough, wall hangings, or antique window frames, we offer a variety of Shabby Chic and Country themed props to enhance the romance of your wedding or the theme of your special event.

Special Occasion

  • Country Café

    6156 Sam Snead Highway
    Hot Springs, VA 24445
    • 540-839-2111

    Country Café offers a separate dining area for rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, family reunions, retirement dinners and all other special occasions. A full banquet menu including both buffet and plated service is available.

  • Douthat State Park

    14239 Douthat State Park Road
    Millboro, VA 24460
    • Visitor Services Specialist: 540-862-8117
    • Reservations: 540-933-PARK

    Whether staying for a weekend in one of the beautiful, rustic cabins or pitching a tent on one of the inviting campsites in the park, Douthat State Park is a captivating, historic location that can serve as a great spot to host your next big event. This park features some of Virginia’s most outstanding scenery, as well as a 50 acre lake that offers swimming, boating, and seasonal trout fishing and guests can explore the wildlife through walking trails on almost 4,500 acres of Douthat State Park. It’s an ideal outdoor spot for any occasion.

  • Fort Lewis Lodge & Farm

    603 Old Plantation Way
    Millboro, VA 24460
    • 540-925-2314

    Tucked in an untouched valley, Fort Lewis Lodge & Farm is an intimate country hideaway set on a 3,365-acre estate in the mountains of Virginia. With three miles of private river frontage, blooming gardens, and rolling meadows in all directions, there is no place more picturesque to say “I do.” Our venue features a striking outdoor Pavilion with sweeping church-like beams overhead and stunning mountain views and an onsite restaurant to meet all of your catering needs. Our twenty-one distinctive accommodations offer a unique opportunity for your guests to stay onsite and enjoy private access to our endless selection of outdoor activities throughout the weekend. The lodge can accommodate up to 60 overnight guests and receptions up to 150. 

  • Garth Newel Music Center

    403 Garth Newel Lane
    Hot Springs, VA 24445

    Discover your happily ever after! The Garth Newel Music Center sits amid a breathtaking mountain setting perfect for any wedding, reception or special event. Our staff happily works with you to create your memorable vent. Built by the American artist, William Sergeant Kendall and his young wife Christine Herter Kendall in the 1920’s, the Center’s two historic structures and spectacular vista create an atmosphere of a visit to a country estate. Come join us in this unforgettable and uniquely lovely setting for your special occasion. Discover your Once Upon a Time at Garth Newel.

  • Ingalls Field

    6240 Airport Road
    Hot Springs, VA 24445
    • 540-839-5326

    Ingalls Field is the highest public use airport east of the Mississippi providing the adventurous bride and groom with a unique wedding venue. Ringed by the Allegheny Mountains, Ingalls Field provides a breathtaking and awe inspiring wedding location for any couple.

  • Special occasions at Mont Shenandoah

    Mont Shenandoah

    218 Mont Shenandoah Lane
    Millboro Springs, VA 24460
    • 540-997-5994

    Mont Shenandoah is a beautiful, historic property nestled in Virginia’s Western Highlands of Bath County. Guests can enjoy an unforgettable mountain wedding weekend, family reunion, anniversary celebration, or any special occasion with rustic charm and modern amenities. A well-loved summer camp for girls founded in 1927 , the property features outdoor green spaces along the banks of the pristine Cowpasture River, wooded areas of grand oaks and pines, as well as Adirondack-style, board and batten buildings for dining, celebration, and lodging on site.

    The dining hall has a full commercial kitchen, tables and benches and a large wrap-around covered porch with views of the river.  West Lodge is ideal for an indoor ceremony, reception or party with its huge dance floor, full stage and modern sound and lighting systems. We also offer a variety of lodging options for you and your guests. The Camp is reserved for your party or event, and unlike hotels or other venues, your event is the only event taking place on property that day.

    Guests can relish in all that Mont Shenandoah has to offer: swimming, canoeing, tennis, volleyball, lawn games; or they may simply savor the stunning surroundings while enjoying the company of others. Mont Shenandoah is an idyllic mountain hideaway for friends and family to celebrate any occasion. Come for the day. Better yet, come for the weekend! We are closer than you think but far enough away to make a difference.

  • The Inn at Gristmill Square

    118 Old Germantown Road
    PO Box 359
    Warm Springs, VA 24484
    • 540-839-2231

    Located in the heart of picturesque village of Warm Springs, The Inn at Gristmill Square is a unique bed and breakfast which offers an escape from the rush and noise of everyday life. The Inn at Gristmill Square resembles a small 19th Century mountain village with welcomed elements of the modern world. These unusual characteristics put a twist on the traditional inn stay and make special occasions at this venue far from ordinary. Perfect for a wedding or wedding reception, family reunion or retreat, the welcoming, homey atmosphere of the Inn at Gristmill Square will charm all visitors.

  • The Inn at Warm Springs

    12968 Sam Snead Highway
    Warm Springs, VA 24484
    • 540-839-5351

    Take a deep breath of crisp mountain air and your soul will instantly begin to relax at the Warm Springs Inn in Bath County. Not your typical bed and breakfast, Warm Springs Inn offers an eclectic style in an historical setting. Fifteen sleeping quarters offers guests intimate and unique accommodations at affordable prices. All rooms are located within three separate buildings, two of which have wraparound porches which offer a delightful place to relax during your stay. For your next special occasion, let Warm Springs Inn create a memorable experience for you and your guests.

    Pet Friendly: Yes
  • The Old Dairy

    Located on Route 220
    46 Old Dairy Road
    Warm Springs, VA 24484
    • 877-805-7794

    This circa 1928 commercial dairy once served all the dairy needs of the historical Homestead. After a meticulous restoration the several original buildings and two silos are now a community center with recreational facilities and meeting space ideal for weddings, parties or corporate retreats.

    Download an informational brochure here >

  • The Omni Homestead Resort

    7696 Sam Snead Highway
    Hot Springs, VA 24445
    • 540-839-1766
    • 888-796-5838

    Immerse yourself in the beauty of The Omni Homestead Resort, Virginia’s finest mountain resort surrounded by four-season splendor of the Allegheny Mountains. The Omni Homestead provides unequaled hospitality, elegant accommodations and distinctive Southern charm in the idyllic Virginia setting. Rich traditions and historic ambience make The Omni Homestead the premier resort for all of your vacation needs, as well as any special occasions, weddings or conferences. The Omni Homestead caters events grand and small with a wide selection of venues ideal for weddings, conference meetings, receptions and other special events (indoors and outdoors). The Omni Homestead Resort is sure to take care of your planning needs with care and elegance.

  • Vine Cottage Inn

    7402 Sam Snead Highway
    Hot Springs, VA 24445
    • 540-839-2422
    • 800-410-9755

    Vine Cottage Inn is a unique bed and breakfast with a truly welcoming country feel and is located on Sam Snead Highway in the village of Hot Springs. Vine Cottage Inn is positioned one block from The Omni Homestead. Vine Cottage Inn guests can benefit from many of the amenities The Omni Homestead Resort offers while staying in an affordable, comfortable environment. Vine Cottage Inn has been a lodging establishment since 1905 and offers an array of romantic rooms. All stays include a full fixed menu breakfast for each guest. The Inn dining room is a delightful location for a small rehearsal dinner or bridal luncheon. Vine Cottage Inn is the perfect location for small family reunions or other special occasions.

Video Production

  • Whiddon Productions

    VA
    • 540-292-9516

    Husband and wife team Chris and Kelly Whiddon are local videographers with a passion for filmmaking. Filming every wedding together, they create a work of art that be enjoyed for years to come.

Wedding & Reception Venues

  • Country Café

    6156 Sam Snead Highway
    Hot Springs, VA 24445
    • 540-839-2111

    Country Café offers a separate dining area for rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, family reunions, retirement dinners and all other special occasions. A full banquet menu including both buffet and plated service is available.

  • Douthat State Park

    14239 Douthat State Park Road
    Millboro, VA 24460
    • Visitor Services Specialist: 540-862-8117
    • Reservations: 540-933-PARK

    Whether staying for a weekend in one of the beautiful, rustic cabins or pitching a tent on one of the inviting campsites in the park, Douthat State Park is a captivating, historic location that can serve as a great spot to host your next big event. This park features some of Virginia’s most outstanding scenery, as well as a 50 acre lake that offers swimming, boating, and seasonal trout fishing and guests can explore the wildlife through walking trails on almost 4,500 acres of Douthat State Park. It’s an ideal outdoor spot for any occasion.

  • Fort Lewis Lodge & Farm

    603 Old Plantation Way
    Millboro, VA 24460
    • 540-925-2314

    Tucked in an untouched valley, Fort Lewis Lodge & Farm is an intimate country hideaway set on a 3,365-acre estate in the mountains of Virginia. With three miles of private river frontage, blooming gardens, and rolling meadows in all directions, there is no place more picturesque to say “I do.” Our venue features a striking outdoor Pavilion with sweeping church-like beams overhead and stunning mountain views and an onsite restaurant to meet all of your catering needs. Our twenty-one distinctive accommodations offer a unique opportunity for your guests to stay onsite and enjoy private access to our endless selection of outdoor activities throughout the weekend. The lodge can accommodate up to 60 overnight guests and receptions up to 150. 

  • Garth Newel Music Center

    403 Garth Newel Lane
    Hot Springs, VA 24445

    Discover your happily ever after! The Garth Newel Music Center sits amid a breathtaking mountain setting perfect for any wedding, reception or special event. Our staff happily works with you to create your memorable vent. Built by the American artist, William Sergeant Kendall and his young wife Christine Herter Kendall in the 1920’s, the Center’s two historic structures and spectacular vista create an atmosphere of a visit to a country estate. Come join us in this unforgettable and uniquely lovely setting for your special occasion. Discover your Once Upon a Time at Garth Newel.

  • Ingalls Field

    6240 Airport Road
    Hot Springs, VA 24445
    • 540-839-5326

    Ingalls Field is the highest public use airport east of the Mississippi providing the adventurous bride and groom with a unique wedding venue. Ringed by the Allegheny Mountains, Ingalls Field provides a breathtaking and awe inspiring wedding location for any couple.

  • weddings at Mont Shenandoah

    Mont Shenandoah

    218 Mont Shenandoah Lane
    Millboro Springs, VA 24460
    • 540-997-5994

    Mont Shenandoah is a beautiful, historic property nestled in Virginia’s Western Highlands of Bath County. Couples and their guests can enjoy an unforgettable mountain wedding weekend with rustic charm and modern amenities. A well-loved summer camp for girls founded in 1927, the property features outdoor green spaces along the banks of the pristine Cowpasture River, wooded areas of grand oaks and pines, as well as Adirondack-style, board and batten buildings for dining, celebration, and lodging on site.

    The dining hall has a full commercial kitchen, tables and benches and a large wrap-around covered porch with views of the river.  West Lodge is ideal for your indoor ceremony or reception with its huge dance floor, full stage and modern sound and lighting systems. We also offer a variety of lodging options for you, your wedding party and your guests. The Camp is reserved for you and your wedding party while you are here, and unlike hotels or other venues, your event is the only event taking place on property that day.

    Guests can relish in all that Mont Shenandoah has to offer: swimming, canoeing, tennis, volleyball, lawn games; or they may simply savor the stunning surroundings while enjoying the company of others. Mont Shenandoah is an idyllic mountain hideaway for a couple to share their wedding celebration with family and friends. Come for the day. Better yet, come for the weekend! We are closer than you think but far enough away to make a difference.

  • The Inn at Gristmill Square

    118 Old Germantown Road
    PO Box 359
    Warm Springs, VA 24484
    • 540-839-2231

    Located in the heart of picturesque village of Warm Springs, The Inn at Gristmill Square is a unique bed and breakfast which offers an escape from the rush and noise of everyday life. The Inn at Gristmill Square resembles a small 19th Century mountain village with welcomed elements of the modern world. These unusual characteristics put a twist on the traditional inn stay and make special occasions at this venue far from ordinary. Perfect for a wedding or wedding reception, family reunion or retreat, the welcoming, homey atmosphere of the Inn at Gristmill Square will charm all visitors.

  • The Inn at Warm Springs

    12968 Sam Snead Highway
    Warm Springs, VA 24484
    • 540-839-5351

    Take a deep breath of crisp mountain air and your soul will instantly begin to relax at the Warm Springs Inn in Bath County. Not your typical bed and breakfast, Warm Springs Inn offers an eclectic style in an historical setting. Fifteen sleeping quarters offers guests intimate and unique accommodations at affordable prices. All rooms are located within three separate buildings, two of which have wraparound porches which offer a delightful place to relax during your stay. For your next special occasion, let Warm Springs Inn create a memorable experience for you and your guests.

    Pet Friendly: Yes
  • The Old Dairy

    Located on Route 220
    46 Old Dairy Road
    Warm Springs, VA 24484
    • 877-805-7794

    This circa 1928 commercial dairy once served all the dairy needs of the historical Homestead. After a meticulous restoration the several original buildings and two silos are now a community center with recreational facilities and meeting space ideal for weddings, parties or corporate retreats.

    Download an informational brochure here >

  • The Omni Homestead Resort

    7696 Sam Snead Highway
    Hot Springs, VA 24445
    • 540-839-1766
    • 888-796-5838

    Immerse yourself in the beauty of The Omni Homestead Resort, Virginia’s finest mountain resort surrounded by four-season splendor of the Allegheny Mountains. The Omni Homestead provides unequaled hospitality, elegant accommodations and distinctive Southern charm in the idyllic Virginia setting. Rich traditions and historic ambience make The Omni Homestead the premier resort for all of your vacation needs, as well as any special occasions, weddings or conferences. The Omni Homestead caters events grand and small with a wide selection of venues ideal for weddings, conference meetings, receptions and other special events (indoors and outdoors). The Omni Homestead Resort is sure to take care of your planning needs with care and elegance.

  • Vine Cottage Inn

    7402 Sam Snead Highway
    Hot Springs, VA 24445
    • 540-839-2422
    • 800-410-9755

    Vine Cottage Inn is a unique bed and breakfast with a truly welcoming country feel and is located on Sam Snead Highway in the village of Hot Springs. Vine Cottage Inn is positioned one block from The Omni Homestead. Vine Cottage Inn guests can benefit from many of the amenities The Omni Homestead Resort offers while staying in an affordable, comfortable environment. Vine Cottage Inn has been a lodging establishment since 1905 and offers an array of romantic rooms. All stays include a full fixed menu breakfast for each guest. The Inn dining room is a delightful location for a small rehearsal dinner or bridal luncheon. Vine Cottage Inn is the perfect location for small family reunions or other special occasions.

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