Nestled in the heart of the serene and breathtaking Shenandoah Valley, Harrisonburg offers visitors a rich historical and cultural experience, a plethora of ethnic dining options, comfortable lodging, events, and an abundance of outdoor activities. Located off Interstate 81 and only 2 hours from the Nation’s Capital, Harrisonburg has exciting trip ideas for motor coach excursions and student field trips, facilities available for sports tournaments, conference and meeting space, and the ideal location for weddings and reunions!
Contact Harrisonburg Tourism and Visitor Services for more information.
Brenda Black, Director of Tourism and Visitor Services 540-432-8940
80 W. Water St. Harrisonburg VA 22802 | 540-433-1366
Whether it’s hosting a holiday celebration, graduation party, or an office seminar, we can help you plan the perfect event.Our newest space, full of rustic charm and local chic, offers a welcoming and warm environment for your guests. Whether you’re hosting a rehearsal dinner, company party, community gathering or workshop, we will work with you to put together a menu that fits your needs. Bella Banquets can accommodate 30 – 120 people.
Brothers Craft Brewing
800 North Main St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-421-6599
Enjoy a variety of locally-brewed beers at Brothers Craft Brewing, a popular brewery located inside a renovated Coca-Cola bottling plant that is dedicated to producing quality and unique craft beer utilizing the support of the local community. The venue frequently hosts beer tastings, live music and food trucks.
Capital Ale House
41-A Court Square Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-564-2537
Have a special celebration coming up? Looking for a space to host your company Christmas party or going-away party? We’ve got you covered at Capital Ale House. With five locations spanning the commonwealth of Virgina, we are sure to have a spot close to home that meets all your event needs. Our large, open dining areas can accommodate groups of all sizes, and our diverse menu and full bar is guaranteed to have something for everyone.
Court Square Theater
61 Graham St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-433-9189
Planning your next seminar, lecture, meeting or special event? Consider theater-style seating. Court Square Theater owns, maintains and operates production equipment to better serve our clients. Currently, our sound, lighting and video systems are designed to facilitate 35mm film and DVD projection; laptop, PowerPoint and speaking presentations; and theater sound cues.
Eastern Mennonite University Conferences & Events
1200 Park Rd. Harrisonburg, VA 22802 | 540-432-4662
Planning a conference, youth gathering, sports camp or professional meeting? The beautiful 90-acre campus of Eastern Mennonite University is perfect for you. During the summer months, when most of the students are gone, the campus is made available to a variety of groups and special events. Some spaces are also available year-round for meetings, dinners and weekend conferences. EMU is situated in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley. We provide efficient coordination of food service, lodging and scheduling of facilities for external groups.
Edith J. Carrier Arboretum at James Madison University
James Madison University MSC 3705 Harrisonburg, VA 22807 | 540-568-3194
Why spend money on flowers? The arboretum has natural beauty that will fulfill any bride’s dream of a fairytale wedding in a garden of exquisite colors. The Arboretum is beautiful and a competively priced setting for lush garden weddings as well as other celebratory or memorial social events, or corporate social events. Garden lovers can continue to shop for native plants, shrubs, and trees as well as the newest hybrids with Greenhouse Shopping Appointments. Appointments are made by calling the Arboretum and giving two days, dates, and times when you want to shop.
Hampton Inn-University by Hilton
85 University Boulevard, Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-437-0143 (Sales Office)
Let the Hampton Inn-University be the next place you choose for your business or corporate meeting. Enjoy our beautiful lounge that offers a comfortable relaxed setting for those special events, receptions and business or sports teams requesting a place for an afternoon or evening social or on-site meal. We also offer a private meeting room that accommodates 30-35 people set-up to your specifications. Our meeting room offers an overhead screen, complimentary high-speed internet access and a speaker phone. In addition we have available on-site a projector, flip charts, markers, extension cords and a business center for those last minute printing or e-mail needs for your meeting to be a success. For your convenience, we offer a variety of various menu options that can be catered, delivered and set-up. Ask us about our corporate negotiated rates for 15+ guests staying overnight for a meeting.
92 South Main Street Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-433-1791
A Harrisonburg Speakeasy – Reserve today for your next private party. Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere with 25 people, your own presonal bartenders, full bar menu, catering options, mounted HD screen and music selection of your choice. Perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, bridal showers, work luncheons, rehearsal dinners and more!
James Madison University Events & Conferences
James Madison University MSC 3501 Harrisonburg, VA 22807 | 540-568-6330
Plan your meeting, conference or event in a serene setting where technology and nature meet. JMU offers many unique locations to hold your event. Our buildings provide all sorts of room types such as auditoriums, ballrooms, boardrooms, classrooms, computer labs, meeting rooms, outdoor facilities, and theaters. All of our rooms are fully equipped with the latest technology. Designed to provide a wide array of services, our staff can arrange the meeting rooms to fit your needs, whether you need classroom, theater or banquet style. JMU Special Events Catering can provide catering and banquet service to any location on campus. Summer housing and meal plan options are available during the summer conference season.
3190 S Main St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-434-2367
Pano’s has banquet facilities to accommodate most of your functions from small to large groups from 20 to 400 people. We offer an extensive list of hors d’oeuvres, finger foods, dinners and buffets. Pano’s can provide space for weddings, anniversary, reunions, college formals and much more!
Residence Inn by Marriott
1945 Deyerle Avenue Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-437-7426
Looking for a place to host an event or conference meeting? Residence Inn has a great space perfect for any individual or small groups needing extended-stay accommodations. There are on-site meeting rooms ideal for small groups of 20-30 people. Meeting rooms are wired and wireless for easy high-speed internet access. Computers, printers, fax, overnight delivery/pickup, postal/parcel service are available. Meeting equipment available includes: AV equipment, CD player, Film projector, LCD projector, TV and TV production service provider. If you need to relax after a long business day, Residence Inn has an amazing hot tub and salt-water pool.
Union Station Restaurant & Bar
128 W. Market St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-437-0042
Union Station takes pride in providing quality food and gracious hospitality. Their menu offers new versions of old family favorites recreated to fit modern taste, presentation, and budget. Their goal was to create a simple and delicious menu that is accessible to everyone. Meeting rooms are available by reservation. Call for details.