Ceremony & Reception Sites

Cedar Point Country Club

8056 Clubhouse Drive
Suffolk, VA 23434


Cedar Point Country Club Website

The Cedar Point Clubhouse is the perfect location for your next event such as:
  • Anniversary Party
  • Business Meeting
  • Fundraiser
  • Retirement Party
  • Wedding

Their Clubhouse can accommodate up to 200 people for a large function or your smallest intimate gathering during the daytime or evening hours. The clubhouse and surrounding greens offer a breathtaking view of the Nansemond River. Cedar Point can also accommodate larger parties beneath tents on the greens overlooking the river. The club is available for business, civic, charitable and social events.


Should you prefer, the Club will arrange for you the following services:
  • Audio Visual Equipment
  • Centerpiece Arrangements
  • Entertainment
  • Personalized Menus
  • Photographers

Contact Keith Harris at 757-238-2275, ext. 314 for more information.
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The Obici House at Sleepy Hole Golf Course

4700 Sleepy Hole Road
Suffolk, VA 23434


Historic Obici House / Sleepy Hole Golf Course

This 1920s Art Nouveau-style mansion was built along the Nansemond River by Amedeo Obici, an Italian immigrant and founder of Planters Peanuts. The house was home to him and his beloved wife Louise. The Obicis were well known in Suffolk for both their philanthropy and gracious hospitality.


This historic home, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, was recently renovated to much of its original grandeur and now has taken on a new life as a popular special events venue and restaurant.

Obici House Catering provides for all of your dining and beverage needs. The Obici House is ideal for hosting:
  • Business and Civic Meetings
  • Club Luncheons
  • Conferences
  • Fundraisers
  • Galas
  • Holiday Parties
  • Rehearsal Dinners
  • Reunions
  • Weddings

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The First Lady

447 W Washington Street
Suffolk, VA 23434


The First Lady Website

This elegantly restored 8,000 square foot Victorian Queen Anne is a unique backdrop to what promises to be an unforgettable meeting or wedding.

History & Restoration

Built in 1907, this monument has been restored to its original grandeur by Heirloom Homes, a nationally recognized restoration company featured on HGTV and in Virginia Living Magazine.

Weddings & Events

Maximum capacity is185 guests for a reception or party. The Grand Ballroom accommodates up to 90 seated guests, with an additional 30-40 seated guests on the large, wrap-around covered porch area. The Wedding Chapel can accommodate up to 112 guests. Bridal Suite and Groom’s Dressing Chamber is on-site. There is wired surround sound throughout facility and the site offers disabled access.
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Nansemond River Golf Club

1000 Hillpoint Road
Suffolk, VA 23434


Nansemond River Golf Club Website

The Nansemond River Golf Club is a spacious and beautiful brick clubhouse with a colonial façade that can handle up to 125 people. We also have a smaller room that can accommodate up to 60 guests.

The Pavilion at the Suffolk Visitor Center

524 N Main Street


Pavilion Reservation Form (PDF)

Constructed in 2011-2012, The Pavilion at the Suffolk Visitor Center is a beautiful, open-air special event venue situated between the Riddick's Folly House Museum and the riverfront Hilton Garden Inn and Suffolk Conference Center. Equipped with built-in sound, ceiling fans, lighting and skylights, this facility provides a lovely backdrop for a wedding ceremony and/or reception.


Seating estimates: 250 Theatre-style; 120-150 Round Tables.


Available a la carte rentals include folding chairs, 6-foot tables, podium, microphone, etc.


Please note that the Pavilion at the Suffolk Visitor Center is not available for private functions on Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., April through November, due to the schedule of the Suffolk Farmers' Market.

Contact the Suffolk Visitor Center for details.

Epps Wedding Photos 2012

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The Planters Club

4600 Planters Club Road
Suffolk, VA 23435


The Planters Club Video (WMV)
Suffolk Parks Page

With a beautiful view of the Nansemond River, the Planter's Club is a great medium-sized facility for groups of all sizes. The facility includes a 2,500-square-foot banquet room with a raised stage and wet bar, a fully-equipped kitchen, and a 450-square-foot open deck. The facility has a maximum limit of 144 people.
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The Second Floor

136 S Main Street
Suffolk, VA 23434


Host your next event in one of Downtown Historic Suffolk’s most interesting structures. Originally utilized as a carriage maker’s shop and later morphed into a sleek jazz club, The Second Floor has found new life as a flexible meeting space for:
  • Baby/Bridal Showers
  • Business Meetings
  • Family Reunions
  • Receptions
  • Retreats
  • Weddings
Most any occasion can be accommodated in this unique space.
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Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts

110 W Finney Avenue
Suffolk, VA 23434


Art League Website

This former 1922 Suffolk High School has been transformed into the state-of-the-art Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts. The center has a 500-seat theater and 3,860-square-foot ballroom, executive board room, studio and art galleries that double as meeting spaces.
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Vintage Tavern

1900 Governor’s Pointe Drive
Suffolk, VA 23436


Vintage Tavern Restaurant Website

Since 2006 Vintage Tavern has delivered Southern hospitality and seasonally Southern cuisine with a flair. Our culinary team grow their own herbs, grind their own sausage, pickle, cure, smoke and bake from scratch. Local and regionally sourced produce and seafood is the core of our seasonal Southern cuisine.

Vintage Tavern offers a second floor dining room that will accommodate up to 50 guests for a seated dinner. If you need to have a cocktail area upstairs, 50 guests is the maximum. We can offer cocktails on our garden terrace weather permitting, early in the evening. However, the garden terrace is not available as a private venue after 7 p.m.
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