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The Lewis Ginter Recreation Association was built and donated to the community by Grace Arants, the niece of philanthropist and Richmond businessman Lewis Ginter. First used as a schoolhouse and then as a Town Hall, the building has played a prominent role for the Ginter Community. In 2010 the venue won the Centennial Award by the Ginter Park Residents Association.
Today this historic venue offers a wide array of options for community and private events over 5 rooms.
What's the capacity?
225 people for sit-down events.
300 people for cocktail-style.
What events has this venue hosted before?
Lewis Ginter Recreation Association has hosted numerous events in the past, including weddings, wedding receptions, school and corporate fundraisers, baby showers, the Ginter Park Artists Holiday Show, performances by River City Aikido, yoga classes, Usual Lindy Suspects Jammin on the James Dance weekend, square dances, movie nights, graduation celebrations, reunions, theatre performances, dance performances, concerts and birthday parties.
Are there preferred caterers?
This venue is open to all caterers. An ABC permit is required for people to bring their own alcohol.
Chairs and tables.
What add-ons are for an additional cost?
Janitorial service (set up and break down of equipment for party plus clean-up after) is available for $200 ($150 for members).
Parties over 150 are required to have security: an off-duty police officer.
What rooms are available?
The following rooms are available: the Ginter Room, the Grace Arents Grand Hall, the Library, the Board Room and the Entrance Hall.
Anything else that's good to know?
The space is available until midnight. The space is dog-friendly. The space is not handicapped accessible.
Event pricing is $800 ($500 for members) for 4 hours, and $150 ($100 for members) each additional hour.
Wedding packages are $1,200 ($800 for members) for 4 hours, and $150 ($100 for members) each additional hour.
Meetings are $300 ($150 for members) per day per room.
Children's parties are $125 for 3 hours; they are not available for nonmembers.