Mary and Ryan’s Wedding

Mary and Ryan’s sweet wedding with navy and pink details was just so amazing to be a part of. This couple’s wedding party is giving serious goals for all wedding parties of the future! And the vintage car getaway was the icing on top of the Mickey and Minnie mouse cake!…

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…

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…

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…

For Letter or For Worse!

A bride’s wedding day will be one that she always remembers. The guestbook is usually a typical keepsake of the reception; however, our brides have tried something different lately! Instead of the traditional book, some of our brides have brought in giant letters for the guests to sign. Utilizing the…

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…

The Renaissance Takes the Cake… or the Donut!

It’s no secret that Richmond is considered one of the best ‘foodie’ towns in the South, with new and unique restaurants opening almost daily. One of the more recent trends that we have noticed with our brides is the departure from the traditional tiered wedding cake, in favor of other…