The Wool Factory Collection
Just one mile from downtown Charlottesville on the edge of industry and entertainment, The Wool Factory’s 19th-century textile mill has been restored to perfection with airy event spaces, an onsite craft brewery and deluxe outdoor gathering grounds.
Make your celebration as black tie, casual, hip or traditional as you desire at this one-of-a-kind wedding destination. Clean historic architecture and aesthetically pleasing exposed brick add an ideal touch of history blended with posh modern day amenities. With a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces, The Wool Factory can accommodate weddings of all scales and styles.
The premium industrial space is located at The Historic Woolen Mills, a restoration of Charlottesville’s 19th century textile mill, surrounded by lush greenery and a soothing creek. Split the expansive Main Hall into two event spaces and spill out onto the courtyard. Set up private dining in the intimate Broadcloth space or host a wedding party rehearsal in the multi-level Workshop.
The Wool Factory offers more than 6,000 square feet of event space, maintaining its original industrial appeal and built-in historic character. The venue’s minimalist design opens up to limitless potential, flowing from the intimate multi-level Workshop and Broadcloth private dining spaces to an airy main event hall and out onto the spacious courtyard. Guests enjoy exploring the onsite microbrewery, craft coffee and wine offerings.
Capture The Wool Factory’s unique city-meets-storied-past ambiance and hone in on the 19th century textile mill’s rugged chic backdrops. Your perfectly matched, highly vetted photographer takes an artistic eye to the industrial aesthetic. Celebrate pre-ceremony rituals in the dressing loft and high-energy dancing in the showpiece event hall. Snap family and wedding party portraits in front of sweeping creek views and steel away for private moments in the Workshop.
Task an expert Charlottesville wedding planner with orchestrating your Wool Factory celebration. Tap into the onsite knowledge of the venue’s director of operations and venue coordinator for professional, flexible assistance. Or call on your preferred planner from our carefully narrowed list. Cultivate the perfect party space with elegant bistro lighting and soft décor details. Flow seamlessly from cocktail hour in the courtyard to a gourmet four-course dinner to dancing and champagne toasts under the event tent.
This airy 6,000-square-foot event space offers a fresh canvas for your floral design inspiration. Go wild with vivacious brilliant blooms in the Main Hall, festoon the courtyard with beautiful aisle arrangements and a create a memorable petal-doused archway. Light up the stylish Broadcloth and Workshop rooms for welcome reception and cocktail hours. The Wool Factory’s minimalist design allows you the creative freedom to transform the space to your liking.
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Collaborate with the Wool Factory in-house culinary team under the leadership of Executive Chef Tucker Yoder and Executive Pastry Chef Rachel DeJong. The team’s approach focuses on creating seasonal menus based on ingredients that are at their peak during your event. Create an inspired menu and elaborate dessert bar for your guests paired with Charlottesville’s finest wines and craft beer brewed at the Wool Factory microbrewery.
Enjoy handcrafted touches that include custom locally made tables and benches. The Wool Factory provides dishware, glassware, flatware and napkins, along with a mobile bar. For the remaining details, call in your preferred provider and glam up party spaces with classic, comfortable lounge seating and twinkle lighting. Contrast the venue’s exposed brick and refined industrial chic lines with gold details and modern frames encasing personal photos and poetry.