8 Chains North


Say “I Do” with a Vineyard View

8 Chains North is the perfect Loudoun County wedding venue for your special day. Picture you and your closest friends and family sharing an authentic winery experience and celebrating the two of you. Say “I Do” with a gorgeous vineyard ceremony, followed by a reception in our rustic, yet elegant banquet room. Your guests will enjoy a gorgeous vineyard panorama with stunning sunsets and a view into the production room with oak barrels and stainless tanks. All while sipping on a selection of 8 Chains North handcrafted, old-world-style wines.

With packages to suit every budget, we cater to many sizes and styles of weddings, vow renewals, commitment ceremonies, receptions, and rehearsal dinners—from intimate and rustic to large and glamorous. We are able to accommodate up to 110 guests at the facility. For more information, please fill out our information request form. Or you can contact our Events Manager, Elly Sullivan, at elly@8chainsnorth.com or call 571.439.2255.

You may also want to check out our photos and reviews on WeddingWire and The Knot. Let us make your day one to remember! (Looking to have a non-wedding event? Go here >>)

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Wedding Information Request Form

Ceremonies in the Vineyard

Wedding ceremonies are set in the field in front of the vineyard. The sun setting in the western sky makes for an exceptionally beautiful scene. Photographers may take photographs of the bride and groom among the vines prior to or after the ceremony.

Couple in the vineyard

Jared Ladia Photography

Hindu Ceremony

George Street Photo

Couple with dog in the vineyard

Sarah Shelley Photography

Ceremony in the vineyard

Camille Catherine Photography

Bridal Party in the Vineyard

Simone Fox Photography

military ceremony in the vineyard

Ashtyn Brooke Photography

Receptions in the Compass Rose Banquet Room

The Compass Rose Banquet Room provides just the right ambiance for your wedding reception or rehearsal dinner. A large, open space seating up to 110 guests, it boasts high ceilings, elegant lighting, and access to the covered Patio through multiple French doors. The vibe is classically rustic and your guests will enjoy the experience of being in the heart of a boutique Virginia winery. The glass barrel room window and walls covered in cork add striking wine-related elements. The Compass Rose Banquet Room also has an adjacent catering kitchen, making for effortless and functional service.

Vineyard View from Compass Rose Room

Simone Fox Photography

Couple in Barrel Room

Brandon C Photo

First Dance

Kristen Gardner Photography

Kristen Gardner Photography

Reception in the Compass Rose Room

Ashtyn Brooke Photography


George Street Photo

Small reception in the Compass Rose Room

Alexandra Mondato Photography

Cocktails on the Patio and Lawn

Our expansive patio and lawn provide ample room for your guests to mingle during the cocktail hour. There’s room for cornhole or other lawn games, if desired! Guests will enjoy the view and the promise of a stunning sunset over the vineyard. The Compass Rose Room opens onto the covered Patio through four glass French doors, allowing for an indoor-outdoor feel during the reception.

Folks enjoying the patio

Devon Rowland Photography

Cocktails on the Patio

Life Gallery Studio

The Tasting Room

The Tasting Room is adjacent to the Compass Rose Room and is available after hours as a space option for your special day. A large, warm area with eclectic lighting, cozy seating, and multiple tasting bars make it an ideal location for the cocktail hour. In winter, the stone fireplace becomes a romantic ceremony backdrop for smaller weddings.

Bar in the Tasting Room

Simone Fox Photography

Couple in the Tasting Room

Brandon C Photo

Tasting Room

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Cocktail Hour in the Tasting Room

Life Gallery Studio

Ready Rooms for the Couple and Bridal Party

Upstairs we have two spacious rooms for the couple and bridal party to get ready. The bridal suite offers ample seating, an oversized floor mirror, as well as a beauty bar where maids can do hair and makeup. The groom’s room, just down the hall, is a rustic space for gents to gather prior to the ceremony.

Bridal Ready Room

Devon Rowland Photography

Bride Room

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Groom Room

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Groom's Lounge

Ashley Bing Photography

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