Grayson County is fast becoming a wedding venue destination. We now have several wedding venues to choose from _ from rustic to luxurious. Panoramic views abound. Choose to have your wedding in a barn, outside, at the courthouse, or in a luxurious event center. Grayson County also has a wealth of caterers, photographers, videographers, bands, florists, and any other small business to meet your wedding needs. We take pride in our lovely mountain setting. Come experience a wedding here that will never be forgotten!


Matthews Living History Farm

Looking for a unique venue for your special day? Matthews Living History Farm Museum, offers a beautiful back drop for your wedding day. Come and enjoy the 1900 farm with it’s covered pavilion and many historic buildings.

For more information please call or email the museum for availability and pricing.You won’t be disappointed!

476 White Pine Road

Galax, VA 24333


Historic 1908 Courthouse

Get married at the Courthouse! Couples can actually wed in the old courtroom upstairs. There is an elevator, and the Baldwin Auditorium (old courtroom) will seat around 125 guests. The building is beautiful with an elegant spiral staircase and original hardwood floors and pressed tin ceilings. If the weather permits, you can get married outside in the lovely gazebo. There is a small kitchen if couples choose to have the reception on site.

107 E. Main Street, Independence


Ward Manor at Buck Mountain

Ward Manor is nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains just a few miles west on Independence at the base of Buck Mountain. The 280 acre property boasts babbling streams, a lovely pond, spectacular views, and an abundance of wildlife. You receive individualized planning for your wedding along with personalized service and decor. 


Grayson Highlands State Park

Get married at Virginia's most visited state park. Grayson Highlands is the perfect venue for simple weddings in a natural setting. Most larger weddings take place at the Homestead area, a grassy field with a gentle steam and two historic log cabins as focal points, but weddings have taken place at various scenic places throughout the park. No matter where you choose to say your vows, the setting will be spectacular!


829 Grayson Higland Lane, Mouth of Wilson

Foxwood Farm

A wedding at Foxwood Farm is an event to behold. On premises is a working sheep/lamb farm and a fully stocked trout stream. The lodge itself is a newly remodeled 1904 house with an indoor mineral pool. The views can't be beat. Foxwood's grounds create a spectacular backdrop for a truly unique wedding and many areas of the farm both indoors and out are available.

2388 Carsonville Road

Elk Creek, VA


Eagleview Event Center

Rustic Elegant wedding barn, featuring crystal chandeliers and a stunning view of the Blue Ridge Mountains from our 3,000 square foot deck.

Need something smaller?  Our small venue comfortably seats 50 people.  Perfect for a baby shower, bridal shower or anniversary.

Let us be part of your next special event.

639 Wagon Wheel Road

Elk Creek, VA


Mt. Vale Highlands

Are you looking for a local wedding venue, location for a family reunion party or mile mark celebration? Mt Vale Highlands in Galax, VA has just the space for you, your event and your guests. With a variety of options for your event site on the property and amenities available, including, tables, chairs, linens, sound and AV equipment, we can tailor to the needs of your special event. Perched high above the rural foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, our views and natural setting are a beautiful backdrop for your event. Please check us out on social media and contact me, Kimberly Edwards, with specific questions regarding pricing and availability. Better yet, call to schedule a personal tour of the event venue @ 252-269-0559! We look forward to sharing our location with y’all and hosting your special event!

Camp Dickenson

Camp Dickenson, located in Fries, Virginia, is a gorgeous Methodist camp that was originally developed and is currently being used for youth summer camp activities and retreats.  It also presents as a fabulous Wedding Venue with incredible mountain vistas, flowing meadows and the serene New River that is refreshing for the soul!  Reserve your “Special Day” at  for a glorious start to a marriage that is hopefully “made in Heaven”

Legacy Creek

It is our goal to provide an affordable venue for your special occasion. Legacy Creek is conveniently located between Galax and Independence, VA just minutes from Highway 58. Our newly renovated “Rustic” Barn Venue sits on 40+ acres.

Tourism Office

Address: 107 E. Main Street 

Independence, VA 24348

Phone: 276-773-8002


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