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Venues in Lorton, VA,
(703) 690-2121

About Us

The River View is a wedding venue located in Lorton, Virginia. This beautiful, multi-million dollar venue is located at Occoquan Regional Park, offering stunning natural scenery and a peaceful location for your upcoming event. With several indoor and outdoor spaces available for your use, along with attentive service and rich history, The River View could be the perfect venue for you.

Facilities and Capacity
The River View’s main venue space is a large, spacious indoor area with floor-to-ceiling windows and unique wood accents. There is also the 1608 Room available, which offers a unique, educational experience, and it a great spot for your cocktail hour. This venue also offers a couple of outdoor ceremony sites as well, so that you can get married overlooking the gorgeous Occoquan River. On your wedding day, you will also have exclusive, private access to the Hospitality Suite and historic Scale House Cottage, for all of your preparations. This venue has enough space and resources to accommodate groups of up to 425 people for a wedding ceremony, reception, bridal shower, engagement party, rehearsal dinner, or other special celebration.

Services Offered
The River View not only offers a beautiful location for your wedding day, but also a great selection of services that will only enhance your experience. The attentive staff and great accommodations will make your day stress-free and easy. Take advantage of the detailed coordination services, top-notch rental items, and delicious catering menus. At your reception, enjoy a buffet, plated, stationed, or family style meal that will impress all of your guests. The venue can provide all of the tables, chairs, decor, flatware, glassware, china, and more for your event, as well. Aside from these services, you may also receive the following at The River View:

  • Bar services
  • Setup/cleanup
  • Liability insurance

Leah K.

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  • My husband and I loved the River View the second we saw it. It’s in a beautiful location with lots of great spots for pictures. Cori and Fern we’re so great especially when the pandemic happened. They came up with a great plan for us and kept us updated. When the wedding was approaching, Cori and Fern answered all my questions super quickly which I appreciated. The day of our wedding the day, the venue looked beautiful and everyone loved it! If there was an issue or a question we had, we could go up to the coordinator and she would handle it. We didn’t have to think at all! The staff was friendly and were super safe (wearing masks and gloves). We couldn’t have been happier.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Server(s)

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Wine, Signature Drink

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Banquet Hall, Historic Building, Park, Waterfront

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Family Style, French Service, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Signature Drink

    What event items are available?

    Altar/Arch, Chairs, Decor, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

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