Bandit's Ridge

Louisa, VA
Verified Venue

Polished Rustic Beauty

Named for the owners' quarter horse, Bandit, who lived out his last days on this gorgeous tranquil property, Bandit's Ridge has flourished into a stunning, zero-stress wedding venue. Great pride is held in providing a peaceful, welcoming landscape to host your celebration and couples often become like family to the owners, returning over the years for anniversaries and reunions.

Rustic countryside bliss pairs with thoughtful elegant spaces across the Bandit’s Ridge layout. From decor and floral arrangements to menus and entertainment, couples are invited to customize their day and to fully utilize the 2,800-square-foot indoor events facility and variety of outdoor ceremony spaces. Ceremonies can also take place indoors with a quick, easy turnaround flipping the space into a romantic reception for dinner and dancing. Open-air ceremonies unfold under a magnificent oak tree, on the barn's backside brick patio or on the manicured lawn overlooking forests and lush hills.

A dedicated wedding services team is on hand to ensure your celebration is smooth and flows exactly how you envisioned.

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The Location


Situated on a graceful, verdant stretch of land between Charlottesville and Richmond, Bandit's Ridge is surrounded by endless trees and rolling hillsides.

Things To Do

Charlottesville is home to thriving orchards, farms, and more than 40 wineries that inspire unforgettable restaurant experiences. Hiking in Shenandoah National Park, renowned river kayaking, and championship golf offer thrills while a celebrated theater and local live music scene entertain. Our stages are well stocked with highly coveted acts. In fact, Charlottesville is where Dave Matthews Band and Coran Capshaw's Red Light Management — the largest independent music management company in the world — got their start. For a taste of history, Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, James Madison’s Montpelier, and James Monroe’s Highland offer guided glimpses into the Founding Fathers’ legacies.


37 mi to Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport
31 mi to Downtown Mall
32 mi to Monticello
34 mi to UVA
56 mi to Shenandoah National Park

5061 Broad Street Road, Louisa, VA 23093

The Details

Amenities & Services

  • Event coordination and planning services
  • Festive strung bistro lighting on the spacious patio
  • Stylish modern event barn
  • Serene outdoor ceremony settings

By the Numbers

  • 150 seated guest capacity for ceremony
  • 150 seated guest capacity for reception

Make it Yours

  • Host cocktail hour in the open-air event barn breezeway
  • Savor your first dance on the stone and brick barn patio
  • Plan a sunset newlywed photo shoot backed by glowing green hillsides and natural oaks

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