About Events with James Madison's Montpelier
Whether you are planning your corporate retreat, company picnic, or anniversary dinner, James Madison's Montpelier provides a uniquely beautiful and historical setting for you and your guests.Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Montpelier offers 2,650 acres of mature gardens, old-growth forest, nature trails, and scenic views of Virginia's acclaimed horse country. The Visitor Center at James Madison's Montpelier boasts the luxurious Grand Salon, a light-filled cafe, a 60-seat theater, and spaces for outdoor tented events with views of the mountains. You may also host an event in front of James Madison's Temple, within the brick walls of the terraced Annie duPont Formal Garden, or at the edge of Montpelier's historic steeplechase racecourse.Montpelier can accommodate up to 36 overnight guests for corporate functions in the residential cottages in the Constitutional Village.
Grand Salon & duPont Gallery
The Grand Salon & duPont Gallery located in our Visitor Center is the perfect versatile space for all of your events. The Grand Salon has a capacity of 100 for seated meals and 120 for theater-style presentations and it is equipped with full A/V capability so it can easily transition from large meetings to eleganet lunches and dinners. The duPont Gallery is standing room only and is best used for check-ins, buffet lines, and receptions.
• Standing Capacity: 150
• Sitting Capacity: 100
Claude Moore Hall Conference Center
Built in 2016, Claude Moore Hall is a state-of-the-art conference and media production facility. Claude Moore Hall offers space for a wide array of events from small receptions and meetings to mid-sized board meetings and seminars.
Lewis Hall Conference Center
Lewis Hall, Montpelier's central administrative building, offers space for reception, dining, and meetings as well as an outdoor patio that can be used for a variety of events.
Our Constitutional Village is comprised of 28 private bedrooms and 36 beds in 5 farmhouse-style house cottages, most with kitchens and kitchenettes.
The Historic Core offers unique event locations with wonderful views of the mountains, House, gardens, and the Temple. If you are interested in hosting your event in the Historic Core, please fill out our inquiry form or contact our Events team at (540) 672-2728.