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Wilderness Presidential Resort from Across the Lake Toward the Beach

Affordable Fredericksburg Wedding Venues

Plan Your Memorable
Wedding, Small Wedding, Elopement or Family Reunion

Unlimited Venue Options for a Limited Budget

Rustic Outdoor Venues, Indoor Event Space, New White Tent, Lakeside Views, Awesome Cottages and Cabins and Family Friendly Resort Activities. 

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Socially Distant Small Wedding

Congratulations on your engagement!  Now comes the fun part, planning your big day.  Well perhaps not as big as your original vision due to COVID-19 restrictions. Smaller celebrations are equally meaningful, and way more affordable.  So why wait to tie the knot, here is your Plan B!  We have the perfect solution and loads of space to keep your celebration ‘COVID Compliant’! 

You, your planner, or family provides the décor, set-up and clean-up with very few restrictions.  You can have your event catered by your preferred restaurant or arrange to have a food truck available (we can provide a list of preferred options). We have no hidden outside food service fees. Choose one of three outdoor Pavilions. Continue your celebrations with family and friends the following day with a peaceful kayak or paddleboard on the lake, swim at the indoor pool or stay in the hot tub and relax.

COTTAGES - 5 Lakeside Cottages
NIGHTS - 2
TOTAL GUESTS - 10 (one or two bedroom units available)
CEREMONY - Lakeside setting (chairs required)
RECEPTION - Pavilion - 5 hours for Reception
ACTIVITIES - 2 kayaks, 2 paddleboards for 3 hours
TOTAL PACKAGE - $1570 (includes accommodation, activity rental and venue as detailed above).  Subject to tax and resort fee.  

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Big Day Big Plans

Unfortunately this option will have to wait till COVID restrictions are lifted.  But, if you love planning, and want a big family and friends wedding, this option is worth waiting for.   Enjoy the Wilderness, the spectacular setting, the sunset over the water and the togetherness of family and friends – at long last.  Plan an outdoor ceremony, cocktails in the Pavilion and our new white tent (accommodates max. 100 guests) for lunch or dinner.  Get ready with your wedding party in the fully equipped and comfortable cottages or cabins allowing the convenience of all being together. 

You, your planner or family and friends provides the décor, set-up and clean-up. You can have your event catered by your preferred restaurant or arrange to have a food truck available (we can provide a list of preferred options). We have no hidden food service fees.  This is your day and we encourage creativity and maximizing your budget.

ACCOMMODATION - 10 Lakeside Cottages OR Cabins
NIGHTS - 2
TOTAL GUESTS - 20 (one or two bedroom units available)
EVENT TOTAL - 100 Guests
CEREMONY - Lakeside setting (chairs will be required)       
RECEPTION - White event Tent & Pavilion for 5 hours for Reception/Cocktails
ACTIVITIES - 2 kayaks, 2 paddleboards for 3 hours
TOTAL PACKAGE - $3020  (includes accommodation and venue).  Subject to tax and resort fee. 

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Bridesmaids OR Girlfriend Getaway

Gather your besties for a well-deserved time out.  Whether you visit to plan and design your upcoming wedding with your bridesmaids, or you just need girlfriend time; this is the ideal spot.  Sip champagne, laugh together in the hot tub, paddle board, kayak, swim or try the Adventure Course.  There is endless fun and giggles to be had at the Wilderness Presidential Resort.  Northern Virginia's Glamping Destination.

COTTAGES - 4 Lakeside Cottages (one or two bedroom units available)
NIGHTS  - 2
TOTAL GUESTS - 8 (package rate based on a minimum of 8 guests and 4 cottages for 2 nights)
ACTIVITIES - 8 Kayaks or Paddleboards (any combination) for 2 hours 
8 Tickets to the Adventure Park that includes the Ropes Course, Climbing Wall and Goliath Ladder
Unlimited Access to the indoor pool and outdoor pools

TOTAL PACKAGE - $169 per person (includes 2 nights accommodation and activities detailed in this package).  Subject to tax and resort fee.

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Family Celebrations Package

Any celebration is a great reason for family and friends to gather.  At The Wilderness Presidential Resort, there is plenty of space to gather outdoors safely with clean, comfy, fully furnished cottages and cabins for family or friends to stay separately.  COVID-19 has changed the way we travel and live.  At Wilderness Presidential Resort, you will find awesome outdoor activities (sanitized appropriately) and ‘spaced out’ accommodations.  Grill your meals lakeside, enjoy the outdoor picnic tables and more.  To this end, we invite you to celebrate milestone birthdays, anniversaries and special events safely. Once COVID restrictions are lifted, add on an event venue and invite all your family for a long overdue family reunion or celebration.

COTTAGES - 5 Lakeside Cottages
NIGHTS - 2
TOTAL GUESTS - 10 (one or two bedroom units available)
ACTIVITIES - 5 Kayaks, 5 Paddleboards for 2 hours
10 Tickets to the Adventure Park that includes the Ropes Course, Climbing Wall and Goliath Ladder
Unlimited Access to the indoor pool and outdoor pools

TOTAL PACKAGE -  $296 per cottage (includes 2 nights accommodation and activities detailed above).  Subject to tax and resort fee.

ONCE COVID RESTRICTIONS ARE LIFTED – Add the use of a Pavilion Venue for cook-out or catered event for only $250 rental fee for 4 hours

Fredericksburg's Affordable Wedding Venue

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The Wilderness Presidential Resort will do all possible to work within your budget.  If you do not see an offering listed on this page, it does not mean we are not willing to work with you.  We would appreciate your business and will be as flexible as possible.  Please contact us if you would like to schedule a visit.  Amy Rogers.  540.972.7433 ext.212 

The Wilderness Presidential Resort does not supply décor, linens etc.  The Pavilions have wooden tables and benches and trash cans.  All rentals will be required for your celebration unless you decide to use the indoor event space.  In this space, tables and chairs are available for use and may not be moved to other locations.  The Tent is new, it is white and does have sides.  It can be moved but will always have to stay 'fire safety compliant' and will require a permit.  This is usually at an additional fee.  Details on request.

Your event timeframe includes your set-up and clean-up time unless contracted differently at an additional fee of $80 per additional hour/s.   
You may bring in or have delivered party snacks/food (no onsite grilling allowed without prior authorization from management), cake, soft drinks etc. at no additional fee.  The Resort does not provide any food or beverages but can share a list of preferred venders on request.

A 50 % Deposit is required at time of booking.  The deposit is non-refundable if the party is cancelled within 48 hours prior to the event. 
If you leave the venue dirty, you will be billed an additional $50 clean-up fee. 

The packages detailed above include an accommodation block.  This will allow your guests to call in directly and reserve their cottage or cabin. In the event you do not fill your accommodation, the Resort will make every effort to resell the room nights.  If they are unable to do so, then you will be liable for the nights not filled.  

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