Local Vendors & ACCOMMODATIONS

  Although we have worked with many of the businesses and vendors on this list and had great experiences with most of them, there are a few that we are not familiar with.  This list is not meant as a “recommendation”, and therefore we encourage you to research vendors/look at reviews, and ask questions. 


*Any pricing listed is subject to change based on the vendor’s discretion and is only listed with the intent of being a helpful resource.


LOCAL INFORMATION

Information about the Town of Farmville: https://farmvilleva.com


ACCOMMODATIONS 

(If you have out-of-town guests, please look into this ASAP, as things book up far in advance if Longwood University or Hampden Sydney College has an event - up to a year in advance)

  • The Lake House. On site – on the other side of the lake (10 minute drive by car on main roads. Approx. 20 minute walk by foot from the venue).  Website: https://carolynbaldwinlakepavilion.com/the-lake-house - If you are a wedding client wanting to book/hold dates in advance for your wedding, please contact Joanna directly @ 434-390-3647. If the date is within 3 months, you can book through Airbnb (no long term holds for Airbnb reservations. 3 months or less. First come, first serve): https://airbnb.com/h/central-virginia-lake-house
  • High Bridge Lodge and Cabins. Approx. 10 minutes from venue. 804-338-8211 http://www.highbridgelodgeandcabins.com/Cedar-Ridge-Lodge.html
  • Hampton Inn. Farmville, VA. Approx. 10-15 minutes from venue. (*Block off rooms ASAP. Books up fast and far in advance! Apparently, they won’t take reservations more than a year in advance, so you have to plan to block off rooms right at a year in advance, especially if there’s a Longwood University or Hampden Sydney College event) http://hamptoninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/virginia/hampton-inn-farmville-FMVVAHX/index.html  434-392-8826
  • Hotel Weyanoke. Across from Longwood University Campus. Historic property. Approx. 10-15 minutes from venue. 757-345-0051 https://www.facebook.com/theweyanoke/
  • Holiday Inn Express. Next to Hampton Inn, near Sunchase Cinema. Approx. 10-15 mintues from the venue. 434-392-4040 https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/farmville/lyhfm/hoteldetail
  •  Tru by Hilton. 434-414-1500. Near Wal-Mart. Approx. 10-15 minutes from the venue
  • Sandy River Retreat. Cabin and house rental. Rice, VA. Approx. 15-20 minutes from venue. They do not open up rooms until a certain time period before the date, so if something is showing up as “not available”, you might want to call them to double check http://www.sandyriverretreat.com Phone: 434-392-7275
  • Bear Creek Lake State Park. Cabin rental/campground. Cumberland, VA. Approx. 20-25 minutes from venue. http://www.dcr.virginia.gov/state-parks/bear-creek-lake#cabins_camping 804-492-4410
  • The Catalpa Inn. https://www.facebook.com/TheCatalpaInn (434) 574-8896
  • Longwood Bed & Breakfast.10-15 minutes from venue. www.longwood.edu/bedandbreakfast/ 434-395-2617
  • The Inn on the Avenues. Approx. 10-15 minutes from venue. www.theinnontheavenues.com/ 434-315-0452
  •  The Inn of Barrow Street. Approx. 10-15 minutes from venue. EndofBarrowStreet@gmail.com (434) 547-3441
  • There’s also a Comfort Inn (434-392-8163), Days Inn (434-392-6611), & Super 8 (434-392-8196). Also, Airbnb.com, Vrbo.com have some nice options in the Farmville area. 

Make sure to check the distance of any accommodation you are considering in relation to the address of the venue (196 Cooks Rd, Farmville, VA 23901). 


This list is not meant as a “recommendation”, and therefore we encourage you to research vendors/look at reviews, and ask questions. 


CATERERS


FLORISTS


CAKE/DESSERTS


REHEARSAL DINNER LOCATIONS 

(if you prefer somewhere other than the pavilion)

MISC. RENTALS

DRESS SHOPPING

  • Church St. Bridal – Great customer service. New designer gowns at extremely discounted rates, with proceeds going to benefit YWCA programs for women and children. 434-847-7751 Lynchburg, VA Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/churchstreetbridal, website: http://www.churchstreetbridal.com/
  • Caryn's Bridal https://www.facebook.com/carynsbridalsfarmville/.   http://carynsbridals.com/

*Any pricing listed is subject to change based on the vendor’s discretion and is only listed with the intent of being a helpful resource