Event Pricing

Belmont Wedding Parties

Wedding Parties, Ceremonies and Receptions (printable form)

Overlooking the Rappahannock River and nestled in a peaceful private garden setting, the Studio Pavilion is a unique location for a wedding ceremony, reception, or rehearsal dinner. The beautifully appointed space accommodates up to 120 for a banquet service and 140 for standing cocktail parties.

Formal Garden Wedding Ceremonies

May – October. Maximum 2 hours. Price includes chairs and setup.
Number of Guests
Cost
Up to 50 guests$1000
51 to 100 guests$1500
101 to 150 guests$2000

Indoor Wedding Ceremonies

Available year round. Maximum 2 hours. Price includes chairs and setup.
Number of Guests
Cost
Up to 50 guests$800
51 to 100 guests$1400
101 to 150 guests$2000

Receptions and Other Events

Available year round. Maximum 5 hours. Price includes tables, chairs and setup. Events must begin after 5:30 p.m.
Type of Event
Cost
Wedding Reception$3600
Rehearsal Dinner$800
Engagement Party$800
Bridal Shower (Daytime Use)$300

Catering is not included with the above fees, please see our list of approved caterers.
For reservations and information, contact Special Events Coordinator Betsy Labar 540.654.1848 or blabar@umw.edu.

Meetings and Private Events (printable form)

Overlooking the Rappahannock River and nestled in a peaceful, private garden setting, the Studio Pavilion is a unique location for a ceremony, meeting or conference. The beautifully appointed space accommodates up to 150 for auditorium seating and 120 for banquet service. Connected to the Studio galleries by a hallway and reception area, the Pavilion and Studio are fully accessible.

The Pavilion is equipped with an electronically controlled podium, remote sound, screen and screen projector and wireless Internet. Gari Melchers Home and Studio is located just 5 minutes north of downtown Fredericksburg and 1¼ mile from Interstate 95.

Daytime Events

Available year round. Hours limited to 8am-5pm. Price includes tables, chairs and setup.
Event Duration
Cost
Full Day Use$750
Half Day Use (Maximum of 4 hours)$500

UMW and government agencies receive a 50% discount on the above fees

Evening Events

Available year round. Hours limited to 6pm to 11pm. Price includes tables, chairs and setup.
Type of Event
Cost
Cocktail Party (maximum of 2 hours)$600
Dinner Party (maximum of 4 hours)$800
Combined Event (i.e. Dinner plus Dancing, Auction) (maximum 5 hours)$1500

Belmont Meetings and Private Events

To tour the Studio there is an additional fee of $200/hour. Advanced reservations are required.
Catering is not included with the above fees, please see our list of approved caterers.

For reservations and information, contact Special Events Coordinator Betsy Labar 540.654.1848 or blabar@umw.edu.