Contact us directly at 804-737-7773
4300 Oakleys Lane, Richmond, VA, 23223

Event Space

Historic Mankin Mansion offers a superior level of experience for your special day. Historic Mankin Mansion has been featured as one of the top wedding venues in Virginia and recognized by various local and nationally-known publications including, Forbes, New York Times, Essence, Orbitz and Richmond Bride among others. We are ready to help with your wedding, birthday celebration, picnic, corporate retreat, baby shower, family reunions, holiday party, business luncheon, Wine dinner, and charity event. We offer a variety of indoor and outdoor options at this historic venue for any event you are planning. Please contact us to customize a package that will meet all your needs.

Prep Areas

Enjoy getting ready on site in our elegantly renovated Summer House Parlor. With the conveniences of a salon and the comfort of home, you will have all you need to get ready for your special day. Our Game Room provides lounge seating, Pool Table, Darts, Foosball, Indoor Basketball Arcade Game, Shuffle Board, Popcorn Machine, Mini Fridge with refreshments, two TV’s and more…

Wedding Ceremony

Exchange vows in the Mansion’s picturesque Formal English Gardens under our 100 year old Sycamore tree which has grown strong just as your love will, or enjoy the recently renovated Gallery with flowing curtains, opulent chandeliers, and grand European doors for an intimate indoor ceremony. More convenient, though no less elegant, holding both your wedding ceremony and reception at Historic Mankin Mansion simplifies the planning process and eliminates the need for guests to travel to multiple locations.

Social/Cocktail Hour

While the newlyweds, wedding party and family take photos throughout this picturesque Estate, guests can turn to our sought-after lawn and brick patio for cocktail hour under Italian lighting, while being served drinks from the brick pergola which is connected by brick walkways, to a bocce court, parterres, a lawn tennis court and brick benches.  They can also meditate in the Mankin Maze and take a step back in time in the Mansion’s Rockefeller Room.

Wedding Receptions

Enjoy your special evening in our climate-controlled, high-peak Pavilion Tent. Share your first dance under opulent crystal chandeliers or on the outdoor patio under Italian Lights. Customize the pavilion ambient lighting to match your wedding theme. Open the French Doors that extend across the front to allow for that indoor/outdoor feel. Set on brick pavers, this one of a kind pavilion will provide an amazing backdrop as you celebrate your night with your loved ones.