Local Love: Cool Venues in Hampton Roads (Part 2)

We scoped out places from Virginia Beach to Norfolk to Williamsburg and found some unique venues for receptions and ceremonies that can help you make a statement on your wedding day. This second post features The Pagoda & Oriental Garden in downtown Norfolk, rentals for a wedding in Sandbridge and The Inn at Warner Hall in Gloucester.

The Pagoda

The Pagoda & Oriental Garden (Norfolk)

Located on the waterfront in downtown Norfolk. Feel miles away from the bustle of the city at The Pagoda and Oriental Garden, which presents a naturalistic setting with winding walkways and lush landscape.

The Pagoda and Oriental Garden can be rented for your ceremony and reception and the on-site planner can help you with logistics, catering and everything you need to make your day perfect.

Contact: Madeline Sly at (757) 623-1949 or dmsly326@aol.com

The Pagoda & Oriental Garden

Sandbridge (Virginia Beach)

Located only 20 minutes south of the Virginia Beach Oceanfront, Sandbridge is the perfect spot for an intimate beach wedding. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing reception or a sunset ceremony, there are several rentals that are approved to hold special events.

Foolish Pleasure

Below is a list of the places that are approved to hold weddings. Be sure to check with Siebert Realty as properties can change at any time.


Seafarer (2240 Sandfiddler Road) – Sleeps 30 (oceanfront)
North Star (2468 Sandfiddler Road) – Sleeps 18 (oceanfront)
Clearwater (2572 Sandfiddler Road) – Sleeps 18 (oceanfront)
Foolish Pleasure (2716 Sandfiddler Road) – Sleeps 16 (oceanfront)
Four Seasons (2720 Sandfiddler Road) - Sleeps 22 (oceanfront)
When East Meets West (3128 Sandfiddler Road) – Sleeps 22 (oceanfront)
No Comparison (3672 Sandfiddler Road) – Sleeps 27 (oceanfront)
The Regency (2441 Sandfiddler Road) – Sleeps 26 (oceanfront)
Top Sail (2625 Sandfiddler Road) – Sleeps 20 (semi-oceanfront)
Cabana Day Dreamin’ (3620 Sandfiddler Road) – Sleeps 32 (semi-oceanfront)
O-Bay-B (313 Back Bay Crescent) – Sleeps 18 (bay)

Contact: Siebert Realty at (877) 422-2200 or mail.siebert-realty.com

The Inn at Warner Hall (Gloucester)

This bed and breakfast is filled with history that dates all the way back to 1642 when the plantation was created by George Washington’s great-great grandfather. Today, the elegant inn has been restored and offers all the pleasures of country life, fine dining and waterfront accommodations. Located just 30 minutes from Colonial Williamsburg, The Inn at Warner Hall is the perfect place to create memories.

The Inn at Warner Hall

Bonus: When you rent The Inn for your wedding, you will have the place to yourself and your event will be the only event that takes place during that time.

The Inn at Warner Hall


Guests can rent the eleven guestrooms at the Inn, as well as ceremony and reception sites for fees that vary depending on the season and size of your event.

The in-house Chef, Eric Garcia, has menu suggestions for casual or formal receptions up to 200 guests.

Contact: Theresa Stevens at (804) 695-9565 or info@warnerhall.com

Stay tuned for more venues in the final post of this series!

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