Planning Something Special? Think DOWNTOWN!

Special Events in Downtown Lynchburg are just that:  special.  Downtown is equipped for any kind of celebration or meeting.  From an elaborate wedding reception to a small business meeting, you'll find something appropriate for your celebration.  Check out these great event venues:

The Academy of Fine Arts' Joy and Lynch Christian Warehouse Theatre

The Warehouse Theatre is a flexible event space with state of the art sound and projection  capabilities.  The historic warehouse space can accommodate a variety of events, from special business event to galas to weddings and cocktails.

CityView by the James and Terrace View by the James

  For dramatic views of Downtown Lynchburg as a backdrop to your special event, look no further than these two unique spaces.  CityView is located on the 20th floor of the Bank of the James Building, overlooking Downtown Lynchburg.  TerraceView is an inviting outdoor space on the 8th Floor of the Bank of the James Building, offering a one-of-kind back drop for any event or ceremony.

Craddock Terry Hotel

  With over 4,000 square feet of meeting and banquet space at the Craddock Terry Hotel Event Center in Lynchburg, VA, all within an impressive setting of heavy timber beams and beautiful stone and brick walls, we are the premier venue in Central Virginia to host wedding receptions, special events, and corporate functions.

Holiday Inn Select

  Boasting the largest ballroom in Central Virginia, the Holiday Inn Select can accommodate up to 900 guests.  Located on Main Street, the Holiday Inn Select's event faculties can host large business meeting and other special events.

The James River Conference Center  

Located on Court Street, just off of Fifth, The James

 River Conference Center plays host to many events.  From concerts to weddings, the JRCC can adapt to your needs in their large and flexible space.  They have played host to large galas, wedding receptions, and small meetings and can accommodate groups from 6 to 1500.

The Parlor Ballroom

  This event space, located on Main Street, includes such amenities as large screen projection and a state of the art sound system.  This beautifully renovated historic space welcomes weddings, receptions, business meetings and other special events.

The Red Shoes

  Located on the historic Fifth Street Corridor, The Red Shoes Dance Studio is available for special events.  The main dance studio boasts two storefront display windows, refinished heartwood pine floors,  magnificent baby grand piano, and the elegance of black & white decor waiting for you to  a bit of color.  Parties, galas and wedding parties will all feel at home in The Red Shoes.

Riverviews Art Space G3 and Reading  Room

  G3 is Riverviews most raw programming space.  A simple and spacious renovated warehouse space with moveable panels, the space can be  used for parties, dance performances, and DIY theatre performances.  The Reading Room can accommodate smaller meetings and gatherings and is ideal for workshops and seminars.

Tresca on 8th

 This event space boasts over 5500 square feet of space in a renovated historic building at Commerce and 8th.  Beautiful columns, hardwood floors, and a dramatic staircase add to the ambiance of any special event.  Tresca on 8th is available for weddings, parties, corporate functions and retreats.