The Market at Grelen

Somerset, VA
Verified Venue

A Verdant Virginia Wonderland

Set on a 1,000-acre tree nursery, the beauty of this magical wedding venue lies in its rural simplicity and impeccably designed flexible venue spaces. Lush flowers and thriving greenery — all available as wedding day décor — transport guests to another world.
The Market at Grelen is natural and rural with a flourishing garden that’s alive and breathing, pulsating with enchanted countryside energy. Say your vows under the gorgeous weeping cherry tree in the tranquil Half Moon Garden surrounded by vibrant greenery and the gentle fragrance of blossoms alongside pebbled walkways and imperial stone furniture. Greet guests for an intimate cocktail hour in the whimsical greenhouse embraced by a symphony of vibrant plants and blossoms. Celebrate in the Berry Field among oak trees and expansive pastoral views. Whisk away to Bloomfield for a photo shoot enveloped in endless lush valley and Blue Ridge Mountain backdrops.
Utilize the nursery’s blooms to curate plant- and flower-lined aisles and arches. Festoon dining space with fresh fragrant centerpieces and sprinkle cocktail tables, fire pits and lawn games about for relaxed entertainment. Soft lighting in a vaulted clear-top tent and the brightest countryside stars illuminate your dance floor and set the tone for an unforgettable event.

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Parks & Gardens

The Location


Set on a 1,000-acre tree nursery 26 miles north of Charlottesville, complete with an enchanting countryside gardens and greenhouse.

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.


20 mi to Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport
23 mi to Downtown Mall
26 mi to Monticello 
26 mi to UVA
26 mi to Shenandoah National Park

15091 Yager Road, Somerset, VA 22972

The Details

Amenities & Services

  • Elegant clear-top event tent
  • Bridal suite and groom’s room
  • Pergola and natural arbor photo opps

By the Numbers

  • 250 seated guest capacity for dinner
  • 250 seated guest capacity for the ceremony site

Make it Yours

  • Use terra cotta pots, potting tables, rustic garden pieces, fire pits, and cushioned wrought iron seating to enhance your Potting Shed outdoor dance space design.
  • Celebrate in the Berry Field among oak trees and visit Bloomfield for a photo shoot enveloped in endless lush valley and Blue Ridge Mountain backdrops.

Get Married at The Market at Grelen

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