Conference Meeting Events

A Bowl of Good Cafe
1041 Port Republic Rd. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-433-1862

A Bowl of Good on Port Republic Rd has a beautiful meeting space for groups of up to 20 people set aside in the restaurant’s spacious dining room. Great food, beer and wine, and an in-house catering department make it possible to tailor to any style of meeting you could want. Call ahead and they’ll set the space aside for your group.

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 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 Appoinments. Appointments are made by calling the Arboretum and giving two days, dates, and times when you want to shop.
Hotel Harrisonburg
1400 E. Market St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-433-2521

Close to James Madison, Eastern Mennonite and Bridgewater College, as well as several golf courses.
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 of location on campus. Summer housing and meal plan options are available during the summer conference season.
On Sunny Slope Farm
1905B Sunny Slope Lane Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-830-5400

Owned by Harry Jarrett, JR., On Sunny Slope Farm is a beautiful location to celebrate anything with your family and friends. Your dream wedding, reception, or special event begins at Sunny Slope Farm – Rockingham County’s premier special events venue. Located in Harrisonburg, VA close to James Madison University, Eastern Mennonite University, and Bridgewater College. On Sunny Slope Farm you will step into a world of gorgeous gardens, breathtaking views, lush landscapes, and intimate reception surroundings. The beauty of the 67 acre farm provides an air of valley distinction and ellegance that marries the past and present to provide the perfect backdrop for the quintessential storybook wedding, ceremony, reception, celebration or special event. On Sunny Slope Farm, they are exclusively yours on your day, ensuring that your event is beautiful and personal in every way.
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 is 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 prjector, 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.
Ruby’s Lady Luck*
153 S. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA 22801 | 540-801-8881

Located beneath Clementine Cafe, Ruby’s offers burgers, wings, barbeque, and daily cocktail and beer specials. Features artwork from local artists, as well as frequent live entertainment. Space available for private group meetings. Ruby’s Lady Luck, Tuesday’s-Saturday’s 7pm-2am, there are $2 Lionshead pints and is available for public and private event until 9 PM. On Monday’s Ruby’s is closed but is still available for public and private events. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays offer great specials each day on wings, burgers and BBQ. Fridays is a great day to come for appetizers, craft beers, and specialty cocktails. Saturdays, meet up with friends to mingle before and after shows. Sundays offer the best brunch in Harrisonburg from 12PM-4PM.
1980 Country Club Road. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-433-2659
Spotswood Country Club features elegant dining facilities for any type of event you may choose. Whether it be an intimate dinner party, wedding reception, graduation, shower, or business meeting, here at the Club we are happy to assist you from conception to completion! From their Grand Blue Ridge Ballroom that can accommodate the largest of parties to their cozy and quaint Grill Room or their adjoined Shenandoah and Allegheny Rooms that are perfect for smaller gatherings and showers; Spotswood Country Club has the space for any event. Their culinary team is led by Executive Chef Ryan A. Rudnick and their food is equipped with the freshest ingredients. To request more information or take a tour of the facilities, please contact, or call us at (540) 433-2659.
Brothers Craft Brewing Co.
800 N. Main St. Harrisonburg, VA | 540-421-6599

Looking for a meeting place downtown with unique drinkable benefits? Three Brothers Brewing Co.’s tasting room is available to rent for meetings during the day.  Please use the contact page on the company’s website or just stop by and talk to the brothers to set up a reservation. Three Brothers Brewing consists of Adam, Jason, and Tyler who operate with the goal to brew quality and unique craft beer utilizing and supporting the local community. The brewery is a completely renovated soda bottling plant with production starting in December of 2012 and the first batch rolled out to local restaurants and bars just prior to the New Year. In addition to the Taproom rental, there is also a Private room available for rent during normal operating hours. Contact
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.