Academy Center of the Arts 600 Main Street • Lynchburg • VA 24504

Academy Center of the Arts

600 Main Street
Lynchburg, VA 24504

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The Academy is proud to present... your wedding! Host your wedding ceremony LIVE from the Academy Theatre stage, with the Academy's extensive production expertise, including state-of-the-art lighting and sound quality and creative videography, and trusted relationship with the Virginia Department of Health, focusing on the safety of everyone who enters the building.

The Academy Virtual Wedding Package starts at $1,500 and includes:

  • 3-hour access to the historic Theatre stage, with time for rehearsal, coordination for staging, lighting, sound, and video, as well as a live-streamed ceremony and post-event time with virtual guests
  • 1-hour for the live-streamed ceremony
  • Access for 7 in-person participants including your officiant, the couple, and 4 guests, plus access for up to 100 virtual guests
  • Full ceremony planning service, including online and on-site rehearsal
  • Clean and safe facility with ingress, egress, and sanitation protocols approved by the Virginia Department of Health
  • Custom playlist before, during, and after the ceremony
  • Use of 24′ x 34′ rear projector and screen to project Zoom guests throughout the ceremony
  • Use of 3 HD cameras to capture changing moments of the event, helmed by a professional video camera operator using bonded video connection link to ensure consistent feed
  • Link with recorded ceremony provided post-event for download and sharing
  • 2 premium-level tickets to an upcoming Academy Presents performance

Prices: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $450–4,000/event
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Day of week
    • Space reserved
    • Guest count


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 275 0
Cocktails, etc. Standing 300 0
Reception Seated 275 0
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 275.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Small Wedding
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • Late Night

Essential Info


$ • $$


Preferred list



Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily.

Venue Type

Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:

  • Community Center / Civic Building
  • Historic / Landmark Building
  • Unique

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Cityscape
  • Creek / River
  • Garden


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