Shaun and Carmen’s Wedding

We had so much fun planning this wedding with Shaun, since Carmen was still living in Colorado at the time. In fact, we love having a groom that is active in the planning process! Carmen incorporated her Chinese ethnicity with a beautiful tea ceremony and gift boxes. We love customizing…

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Elenor and Peter’s Beautiful Reception 

Here’s another glimpse of the Roosevelt Ballroom, a true victorian ballroom for Richmond!

The Grand Roosevelt Ballroom 

So after  five years of questioning our friends, many late night discussions & lots of thought & planning we finally held our breath and made a few changes to our beautiful Roosevelt Grand Ballroom. Our friend David Marks with Richmond Event Photography  gave us the first professional pictures that we…

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, at the Renaissance!

While the Virginia summer may leave you sweltering from the heat, it’s never too soon to look ahead to having a holiday event at the Renaissance! Whether decking the halls for a company Christmas party or ringing in the New Year with your ‘I do’s,’ we love embracing the festive…

Big Summer Changes at the Renaissance!

Even though the Renaissance may be one of Richmond’s best kept secrets, all of the changes going on around here are anything but! Over the past couple of months, the Shoppes at the Renaissance have opened for business and welcomed many of our favorite vendors as tenants. The Shoppes can be…

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…

A Sweet Candy Bar for Latasha and Maurice!

Our first bride and groom of the August wedding season wanted to try a favorite feature that we’ve seen with our brides lately. Candy stations for your wedding guests allow an interactive way to tie in food, decor, and favors all into one functional piece. For Latasha and Maurice, the…

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…