Award Winning

We started out 2018 with a bang winning two major awards in the wedding industry. Locally we won Richmond’s top Reception Venues for a Large Wedding on The A-List with Richmond Bride. If you want to see the full list of all the winners just click HERE.        …

Mashed Potatoes on the Rocks, Please!

Are you planning for a heavy hors d’oeuvres reception, but still want the feeling of some good, old-fashioned comfort food? With the Renaissance’s in house catering, you can have both! A favorite of ours, our mashed potato bar allows guests to create their own creamy, savory treat served in a…

Christmas in July at the Renaissance!

In light of the insane heat in Central Virginia lately, we wanted to do a throwback to a holiday wedding we hosted a couple years back! From the silver reindeer prancing through the snow, to the icicles hanging from the frosted trees, we were able to create a wonderful winter…

A Very RVA Reception!

One of our brides really knows how to make the best of her surroundings! For her reception she wanted to incorporate street signs from the Fan, an adjoining neighborhood, into her decor. The street signs served as table numbers, with various purple flowers as centerpieces to carry through with the…

The Renaissance on Display!

We are coming off of an exciting weekend here at the Renaissance! On Sunday the 19th we were lucky enough to be a vendor featured at the Richmond Wedding Expo, held at the historic Altria Theater right in the heart of Richmond. We were able to meet so many potential…

A Suite Surprise for Our Wedding Brides & Guests!

On your wedding day, you deserve five star accommodations throughout the day. For brides who would like a private space to primp themselves so they can look their best, look no further! The Renaissance has our very own private bridal suite only used by the bridal party on the day…

X Marks the Spot for Capri and Marvin!

Recently, we were approached by one of our brides about trying a new table layout for her full dinner reception. Instead of using a typical round table format, she wanted an X shape, with a large floral arrangement in the middle. When the silver table runners were paired with the…

Weddings in the Grand Roosevelt Ballroom are stunning and Michelle Weaver-Brooks took it to new heights! #rvaweddings #therenaissance #historicvenue #richmondwedding

A beautiful wedding service held in the Victorian Roosevelt Ballroom. Michelle was stunning in this  gorgeous gown.  Over 150 of the wedding guests dined on finger foods of fritters of chicken, toasted ravioli topped with marinara sauce and Parmesan cheese, skewered shrimp with an Asian inspired glaze and scallops wrapped…

There were many reasons why we chose The Renaissance

We used The Renaissance as our reception venue. There were many reasons why we chose The Renaissance but the most important to us were the value for what we were paying and the helpfulness of Tommy, Darius and their staff. They were willing to work with me to make my…