"The venue was stunning, and the GHI team was so helpful in the prep and execution of our wedding day! They took the pressure and stress out of the day, and made our entire guest list feel like one big family."
"They made it SO easy. The value of this venue is immeasurable. While you can certainly add many things to your wedding, this venue provides so much that you most definitely won't need to. The only thing that I purchased myself for our wedding was a cake topper. That's it."
If you've discovered that the "idea" of planning a wedding (so much fun!) and the "reality" of planning a wedding (so much time and expense!) are two very different things, we totally understand! After hosting hundreds of weddings we've learned how to simplify the entire process for our couples. You'll get to make all the fun decisions you've been dreaming of - cake flavors, personalized flowers, color scheme and decorations. And we'll take care of all those not so fun things like ironing tablecloths and setting up floorplans. We know you want a fantastic day, that feels like "you", and we know you can't stop your busy life to plan every little detail. If you've been searching for a venue that treats every couple like family, and recognizes that this is a day that can't be done over, if you've been thinking that sometimes bigger isn't always better...an intimate wedding day at the Golden Horseshoe Inn might just be your dream come true! We can't wait to work with you!
amanda & Patrick, 2019 couple
"From the impressive Bridal and Grooms suites to the twinkling lights hung in the windows; the venue is simply charming. Heather and her staff are such a delight to work with and take the stress out of planning. If you want a magical, stress-free wedding then book this place!"
"a magical stress free wedding."
jocelyn and lanna, 2019 couple
"Our flowers were gorgeous, the cake was some of the best we ever had, the ceremony was lovely and our photos came out absolutely beautifully! We felt so at home and completely welcome at the inn and smiled and laughed the whole time."
"we felt so at home."
cheyenne and austin, 2018 couple
" "Heather and her team were absolutely amazing! Planning was a breeze and I never had one doubt during the entire process. She made our dreams a reality and truly gave me the perfect wedding I had always dreamed of"
"the wedding i had dreamed of."
We think a wedding Highlight Film is the perfect way to share the excitement of your special day. Long enough to capture all the best moments of the day, but short enough to easily share online and with friends and family! Most Wedding Highlight Films run about 10 minutes or so, each film varies slightly in length.
We are so excited to provide an affordable Cinematography option exclusively to our Golden Horseshoe couples. Included in the cinematography package is:
-up to 6.5 hours of onsite filming
-editing and creation of a high resolution Wedding Film
-fully licensed background music
-delivery via high resolution download
*please note that raw footage is not provided
Your completed Wedding Highlight film will be available about 4-6 weeks following your wedding day! Although we are happy for you to make requests prior to editing, we encourage you to understand that you are hiring us to create a film and use our creative vision to do so. We do not provide raw, unedited footage, as it does not represent our finished product. Once finished, you'll have the ability to save, download and share your film in whichever manner you like!
Couples are welcome to hire any vendors they wish for their big day! We aim to provide professional, affordable options for Photo and Video, but are more than happy for you to hire the outside vendors of your choice.
Please note that our in house Photography and Videography packages are only compatible with each other. If you are hiring an outside photographer, you'll need to hire an outside videographer and vice versa.
Our love for our couples and for helping them create a day that perfectly reflects them keeps us energized and always giving 110%
2011 - 2017 Award winner
Treating each couple like family, and deeply understanding that this is a day that can't be done over is our commitment to you.
2018 award winner
We are honored to have won the Wedding Wire Couples Choice Award every year since 2011!
2019 award winner
Golden Horseshoe Inn is an award winning Virginia small wedding venue. Offering All Inclusive Virginia Weddings and Blue Ridge mountain Elopement packages. We've won the Couples Choice Awards 11 Years in a Row!
Resources to guide you as you plan for the intimate wedding or elopement you've been dreaming of.
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