Meeting Space

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Harrisonburg, VA in the breathtaking Shenandoah Valley boasts a broad range of facilities to accommodate your needs. 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. Numerous facilities are available for sports tournaments, conference and meeting space, and picturesque wedding venues. Find the perfect conference and meeting space for your needs, browse Harrisonburg’s facilities by category.

Hotel Madison

Hotel Madison and
Shenandoah Valley Conference Center

Nestled in the heart of the Shenandoah Valley, the Shenandoah Valley Conference Center is an experienced, group-friendly facility with 230 guest rooms, ease of booking, various room types, on-site restaurant, catered meals and porterage available. With over 21,000 square feet of full-service event space, the conference center offers breakout spaces and rooms perfect for retreats, meetings, social events, galas and weddings. Hotel Madison is conveniently located within walking distance of award-winning Downtown Harrisonburg and Virginia’s First Culinary District. It is in close proximity to historic attractions, outdoor recreation, wineries and breweries. Read the Shenandoah Valley Conference Center overview.

Courtyard By Marriott

Courtyard by Marriot Conference Room

This Harrisonburg hotel offers 1,100 sq ft of total event space, including 2 meeting rooms. The Blue Ridge Board Room is perfect for smaller meetings with up to 12 guests and the Shenandoah Meeting Room can host up to 60 guests – perfect for luncheons, events, and retreats. Both spaces feature complimentary wireless internet access.

1,100 sq ft Total Event Space

Two Meeting Rooms

82 Person Event Capacity

DoubleTree By Hilton Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg Doubletree

With 6,000 square feet of flexible meeting and event space, including a spacious 1,200 square foot atrium, and two ballrooms, the DoubleTree by Hilton Harrisonburg is the ideal venue for extraordinary events. From an intimate board meeting, a corporate conference, social celebration, or reception, the DoubleTree by Hilton Harrisonburg has the venue to accommodate large and small meetings or events.

6,000 sq ft Total Event Space

One Atrium and Two Ballrooms

Hampton Inn-University by Hilton

Hampton Inn Harrisonburg

Let the Hampton Inn-University be the next place you choose for your business or corporate meeting. Enjoy a beautiful lounge that offers a comfortable relaxed setting for those special events and receptions. This Harrisonburg hotel is also ideal for business or sports teams requesting a venue for an evening social or on-site meal. The private meeting rooms are 500 sq ft and 324 sq ft respectively, accommodate 12-40 people, and can be set-up to your specifications. These rooms feature an overhead screen, complimentary high-speed internet access, speaker phone, and on-site a projector.

500 sq ft and 324 sq ft Private Meeting Rooms

Overhead Screen and Projector

12-40 Person Meeting Room Capacity

Hotel Madison and Shenandoah Valley Conference Center

Hotel Madison

An independent boutique hotel which offers social and professional events in a charming modern atmosphere. Designed to serve as the premier conference center of the central Shenandoah Valley the site offers full-service event space and multiple breakout options that are perfect for retreats, meetings, social events, galas and weddings. With 230 guest rooms this venue offers the flexibility to accommodate groups ranging from 10-1200. A full-service facility able to manage all your event needs.

230 Guest Rooms

Groups of 30 to 1200

Hyatt Place Harrisonburg

Residence Inn

Hyatt Place Harrisonburg is one of Harrisonburg’s newest hotels offering modern rooms, panoramic views, and unparalleled service. The hotel’s three event spaces can be arranged to accommodate banquets, receptions, meetings and special events. Event Place One and Two are 500 sq ft and can accommodate up to 70 people, while Event Place Three can accommodate up to 90 people. Amenities include in-room Chromecast and business services.

1,650 sq ft Total Event Space

Three Meeting Rooms

16-90 Person Meeting Room Capacity

Residence Inn by Marriott

Residence Inn

Harrisonburg’s Residence Inn has space for both individual or small groups and extended-stay accommodations. The meeting room is 600 sq ft and can accommodate up to 25 people. The room includes wireless high-speed internet, AV equipment, CD player, Film projector, and LCD projector.

600 sq ft Meeting Room


25 Person Event Capacity

Bella Luna

Bella Luna pizza

Bella Luna Wood-fired Pizza boasts two unique private catering options: Bella Banquets, and a private event room. Bella Banquets offer a welcoming and warm environment for your guests. Whether you’re hosting a dinner, special event or workshop, this space can accommodate 30-120 people. Personalized menu & service, wood-fired oven, Bluetooth sound system, flat-screen TV, private copper top bar and reclaimed barn wood tables handcrafted by Pennsylvania Amish woodworkers, are just some of the features you can look forward to at Bella Luna’s mobile banquets. Bella Luna’s private event room can accommodate groups of 24.

Private Event Room with 24 Person Capacity

30 to 120 People

Montpelier Restaurant and Bar

Friends dining at Montpelier

The Dolley Madison private dining room within Montpelier Restaurant and Bar is a suitable place to host a family celebration, business lunch, holiday party or other gathering. Order from the full restaurant menu, featuring southern-inspired, locally sourced dishes, or delight in a customized menu for your group. An elegantly designed environment adds to the experience. The room can accommodate up to 25 seats.

Private Dining Room with 25 Person Capacity

Spotswood Country Club

Spotswood Country Club

The Grand Blue Ridge Ballroom at Spotswood Country Club can accommodate groups of up to 250. The Shenandoah and Allegheny rooms can accommodate smaller groups, and the cozy and quaint Grill Room overlooks the 18th Green and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Banquet service and restaurant are available on-site.

Groups up to 250

LOCAL Chop & Grill House

Located in Harrisonburg’s historic downtown, LOCAL Chop & Grill House offers an open-concept dining room for large groups that overlooks the main floor of the restaurant. This private, second-story space can seat 40 comfortably and offers its guests a spacious, indoor dining area. The restaurant also offers a a glass-enclosed patio that is temperature-controlled and fully functional all 4 seasons. This space is equipped with television and audio-visual capabilities for presentations and can seat 25 guests comfortably.

Open-concept dining room with with 40 Person Capacity
Glass-enclosed patio with 25 Person Capacity

Atlantic Union Bank Center at JMU

Atlantic Union Bank Center

The Atlantic Union Bank Center opened in November, 2020 as the sparkling new home of the James Madison University men’s and women’s basketball programs, while also opening the door to a multitude of other events to benefit the campus and the local community. It stands as the preeminent facility of its type in the entire Shenandoah Valley.

Eastern Mennonite University Conferences & Events

Eastern Mennonite University

The beautiful 90-acre campus of Eastern Mennonite University is a perfect location for your conference or meeting. There are approximately 45 meeting spaces available ranging from the 900-seat Lehman Auditorium to smaller, more intimate conference rooms. In between are greeting halls, lecture halls and classrooms of various sizes as well as a snack shop, and gymnasium. This campus also offers food service-on-site. Most meeting spaces are air-conditioned and come fully-equipped with audio/visual equipment.

45 Meeting Spaces

900 Seat Auditorium

Edith J. Carrier Arboretum at James Madison University

JMU Arboretum bridge

The Arboretum at JMU is Shenandoah Valley’s best garden site for your next social event, meeting or conference. The outdoor lawn, terrace, pavilion or garden rooms offer space for groups ranging from 15-250. Host your next event by a beautiful pond and blooming flowers.

15 to 250 People

James Madison University Festival Conference and Student Center

James Madison University Campus

Plan your meeting, conference or event in a serene setting where technology and nature meet. James Madison University offers 8 unique locations to hold your event. Space includes auditoriums, ballrooms, boardrooms, classrooms, computer labs, meeting rooms, outdoor facilities, and theaters. All rooms are fully equipped with the latest technology, and can be arranged in classroom, theater or banquet style. JMU Special Events Catering can provide catering and banquet service to any location on campus.

8 Unique Locations

Court Square Theater

Court Square Theater seats

Court Square Theater, located in the heart of downtown Harrisonburg, offers a variety of entertainment for stage and screen. From documentaries, independent films, and award-winners, to a calendar of theatrical and musical performances throughout the year, this community performing arts venue has something for everyone. Now offering Rental Space for weddings, birthdays, corporate events, community gatherings with options for in-house catering!

260 Theater-Style Seats

Jack’s Hideaway

Jack Brown's sign

Jack’s Hideaway, a Harrisonburg speakeasy, is available for reservations for your next private party. Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere with 25 people, your own personal bartenders, full bar menu, catering options, mounted HD screen, and music selection of your choice. This speakeasy is perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, graduations, bridal showers, work luncheons, rehearsal dinners and more.

25 Person Capacity

JMU Arboretum bridge

The lovely Edith J Carrier Arboretum offers numerous choices for events including several outdoors and an indoor location. The Frances Plecker Education Center offers indoor seating for 40 diners. The Ernst Tree Terrace offers a beautiful terraced outdoor location that is fully accessible and can be rented for events with or without renting the Plecker Center and seats 75 diners. The lawn is also available to rent.

40 Person Capacity

The North Wing at Sage Bird Ciderworks

Court Square Theater seats

The North Wing room at Sage Bird Ciderworks is a private room attached to the cidery’s main taproom. The room can remain accessible to the taproom or be closed off by a rustic barn door. It includes a rotating art gallery, private bathroom, access to the cidery’s covered outdoor back porch, and a movable bar with 4 taps.

25-40 Person Capacity

Smart TV

The Perch Workspace

Court Square Theater seats

The Perch Coworking Space is an inspiring work space for professionals, entrepreneurs and innovators that encourages an organic style of collaboration and ideation, and elevates small businesses, office-independent workers, and awesome non-profit organizations. We offer a private Conference Room and large Event Space for rent by the hour or day for business meetings and networking events. Whether it’s an off-site lunch meeting or team retreat, The Perch offers a change of scenery and space for your team.

Contact for reservations and more information.

12-45 Person Capacity

TV, HMDI Cord/Bluetooth Connection, Projector Screen, Complimentary Coffee, Internet

The Loft at Liberty St.

loft at liberty street

The Loft at Liberty St. is a versatile upstairs event space that caters to a variety of gatherings. Featuring hardwood floors and abundant natural light, the main area boasts a spacious layout ideal for hosting anything from elegant receptions to lively dance parties. The inclusion of a large, sophisticated bar adds to its allure, while two smaller rooms offer additional functionality, perfect for bridal preparations or cozy lounging. Beyond its charm, the Loft at Liberty St. plays host to a range of community events, including comedy club showcases and Makers Markets, showcasing its adaptability and welcoming atmosphere.

Contact for reservations and more information.

275 Person Capacity

Friendly City Events

Friendly City Events

Friendly City Events stands out as a dynamic and versatile multi-purpose venue, setting a new standard for event spaces. Nestled in downtown Harrisonburg, it offers a prime location coupled with unparalleled amenities. Boasting a fully equipped commercial kitchen and bar perfect for serving, Friendly City Events is primed for seamless events. Its intimate ambiance lends itself beautifully to smaller-scale events, fostering an atmosphere of warmth and conviviality. Whether you’re planning a private celebration or a professional gathering, Friendly City Events provides the ideal backdrop for any occasion, promising an unforgettable experience for guests and hosts alike.

60-75 Person Capacity

Round Table and Chairs, Flat Screen TV, Bluetooth Connection, WiFi, Speakers