History of Reynolda Gardens
Reynolda Gardens was once the estate of prominent and influential North Carolinans, R.J. and Katharine Reynolds. With over 134-acres, the grounds are composed of perfectly manicured gardens, a village boasting original buildings, and a museum of American art; there was no shortage for stunning backgrounds to capture romantic, dreamy moments. Add in that gorgeous sunlight and you have portraits that this couple will treasure for a lifetime!
Details on the grounds of Reynolda Gardens Wedding Venue
Located in the heart of Winston Salem, features this garden Winston Salem wedding venue. You can find yourself strolling along the village that is modeled after European Cottages, gardens that boast so many beautiful florals, a green house, or many of the forest trails.
It also features what used to be a cattle barn that has now been turned into a beautiful event space that screams modern elegance.
General Wedding Details
In the middle of Winston Salem, is this peaceful and romantic garden wedding venue. With the use of the barn, gardens, and village, you have multiple locations for gorgeous portraits of you and your new spouse!
When it comes to planning a wedding at Reynolda Gardens, they will make sure your wedding is exclusive with day of or weekend exclusivity. With packages for micro weddings starting at $1,800 and bigger weddings starting at $3,900, which includes access to the grounds for an engagement session or bridal session. Additionally, are some other amenities that are included with your fee:
- 140 white chairs
- 16 adjustable height cocktail tables
- 12 60in round tables
- 5 72in round tables
- 3 48in tables
- 6 8ft banquet tables
- 15 6ft banquet tables
- Vintage Style Wooden Bar
- Use of the Gardens
- Use of the Reynolda House Museum of Art
- 2 private dressing rooms
- Cocktail hour space
- Professional catering kitchen
- 120 white resin garden chairs
- A tent structure for inclement weather backup
- Option to rent wooden x-back chairs
One thing you may want to take into consideration when choosing this venue is they require you to use one of their preferred caterers. However, you can use any other outside vendor as long as they can provide a Certificate of insurance. You will want to make sure that you are ok with having their preferred caterers vs. an outside one. In addition, you may contact the operations manager to see if you can get an outside caterer approved for your wedding day. Here is a list of their pre-approved caterers (all of which are Count on Me NC certified):
- Five Loaves Catering
- Holly Tate Fine Catering
- Mrs. Pumpkins
- Pepper Moon Catering
- 1618 On Location
- Salem Kitchen
- 1703 Restaurant
- Under the Oaks Catering
- Fratellis Italian Steakhouse
- Lilner’s American Southern
My view on Reynolda GardenS Wedding Venue
Its undeniable that Reynolda Gardens is so much more than a venue. It has history, elegance, and a setting to make your day perfect. As a professional wedding photographer, I surely can say that this venue checks every single box you need in a wedding venue. It has elegance, romance, charm and history. Additionally, the amount of locations for portraits for soft romantic garden photos or fun ones strolling down the street by the cottages you will sure have photos that capture the nature of your relationship. I would be honored to capture your biggest day ever, lets chat!