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The Ceremony

From the natural light pouring in off the historical Downtown Mall to the breathtaking chandeliers sparkling throughout the space, Old Metropolitan Hall lends itself to a rather enchanting and unique ceremony site for couples. With seating up to 80 guests, the Old Metropolitan Hall is a quaint and charming location for your closest friends and family. A ceremony at Old Metropolitan Hall means exclusive use of our venue and all the essential amenities for an exquisite wedding celebration. Imagine flickering candles and light reflecting off our stunning floor to ceiling mirrored wall, while your guests look on with delight!
Need more ceremony space?  The Sanctuary at the Haven (located next door to Old Metropolitan Hall) also offers an elegant backdrop for you to exchange vows! We have partnered with this lovely space so you can have more options and more space with less cost. Choosing the Haven as your ceremony location and the Old Met for your reception is the easiest decision you can make. Having your wedding with us means you will receive: 7 hours at the Haven (2hrs for rehearsal the day before//5 hours the day of) and 10 hours at Old Metropolitan Hall.

The Reception

The most romantic event of your life deserves a memorable setting. With its historical charm and elegant vibe, Old Metropolitan Hall is the perfect space for wedding receptions of all kinds. From captivating seated dinners of 80 to chic cocktail style receptions of 125, Old Metropolitan Hall can easily be transformed to fit your wedding celebration.

From an elegant cocktail hour to your long awaited first dance, Old Metropolitan Hall strives to be the best place for these beautiful memories. Our upstairs ballroom has tall ceilings and beautiful wooden floors that pair well with the speak-easy feel downstairs. The bar and cellar area is filled with exposed brick, swanky bench seating, and old-fashioned lighting; all of which will aid in that wedding day vibe you have been dreaming of. Start your planning today by giving us a call at (434) 260-7144!


A wedding venue for all seasons


We would love to host your next special event. Nestled among some of the city’s best restaurants and historical landmarks, Old Met embodies the heart of Charlottesville. Featuring original tin ceiling tiles from the early 1900’s and lovingly restored architectural details, Old Met comprises two floors designed with celebrating in mind.

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