Life’s biggest moments are worth celebrating. Whether a romantic garden ceremony, lively reception, or the perfect combination of both, your unforgettable dream wedding begins and Gari Melchers Home and Studio.

The stunning venue sits on 27 acres of land situated on a ridge overlooking the Rappahannock River. The intimate space offers floor to ceiling windows and opens onto a charming garden terrace. The Pavilion adjoins the original 1924 studio and galleries, together producing a seamless blend of historic charm and modern sophistication. Belmont, as the property has been known since the early 19th century, offers an unparalleled backdrop for one-of-a-kind private celebrations.


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  Choose one of our numerous romantic settings for your ceremony. Say “I do” on the main lawn facing the historic house, in front of the stone summer house overlooking the Rappahannock River, or even in front of our renovated barn. Anywhere you choose, Belmont will provide you with a breathtaking backdrop for your ceremony. We can accommodate up to 150 guests for a wedding ceremony.

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Your guests can enjoy the romantic ambiance of our garden terrace with a bar and hors d’oeuvres. Your family and friends are welcome to stroll the lovely grounds while enjoying drinks, food, and the historic charm of Belmont.

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 The elegant Pavilion will leave a memorable impression on your guests. With breathtaking views of the garden, Rappahannock River, and historic house – you and your guests will appreciate the rarefied beauty of the setting. We can accommodate up to 120 for a seated dinner with a dance floor and 150 for a standing/seated reception.

You must choose a caterer from our approved catering list.

Please view our Wedding Packet which includes additional information, pricing,  preferred vendors, FAQ, guidelines, and more!

Experience a 3D virtual tour of our wedding ceremony and reception event space.

Visit Belmont’s Pinterest page to view various room set ups, decorations, and weddings held at Belmont!

If you are interested in booking the space for an event please fill out the Wedding Inquiry Form.

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