Enjoy all the modern amenities of a full service conference center and convention hotel or find a quaint, out of the way venue off the beaten path. Portsmouth is a wonderful place to educate and entertain groups of all sizes.
Portsmouth is centrally located within Hampton Roads making it an ideal location for bringing your group together. Easy access from Norfolk International Airport, Amtrak, and all major highways serving eastern Virginia along with a small town feel makes Portsmouth even more enticing as a place to host your event.
Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel
The Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel offers 245 sleeping rooms along with a state-of-the-art conference center to host groups up to 1,400. Groups can utilize a variety of breakout spaces including a Case Study Theater perfect for from learning workshops. When it’s time for social networking, the hotel provides a beautiful waterfront setting for outdoor receptions on the main patio or upper level terrace.
Newly Renovated Rooms
Fully renovated in 2019 with all new furniture, lighting & decor, flooring, and bathrooms.
Waterfront Views of the Elizabeth River
Enjoy the best views of the harbor and the Norfolk skyline at Portsmouth’s only waterfront hotel.
Flexible Meeting &
Choose from three ballrooms, an outdoor patio space, four suites, and foyer space for your event.
Centrally Located in
Located in the heart of the arts & culture district, where charming history meets modern comfort.
Boutique & Specialty Venues
If you’re looking for something smaller, more out of the way, then look no further than the Pavilion at Bide-a-Wee golf course, the Women’s Club of Portsmouth, or Anderson-Wright Rooms and Gardens. Take your event out on the water with the Carrie B Showboat for dinner, dancing, or a tour of the harbor. Invite your guests to discover their inner child with a party at the Children’s Museum of Virginia. The opportunity to create memorable events in Portsmouth is limited only by your imagination.
Pavilion at Bide-a-Wee
Pavilion can accommodate 350 guests and will cater lunches, dinners, receptions, dances, and weddings.
Women’s Club of Portsmouth
Southern elegance in the heart of Hampton Roads. A beautiful place for weddings and other social gatherings, The Women’s Club also hosts meetings and conferences.
Anderson-Wright Rooms and Gardens
The secluded location of the outdoor courtyard along with the Garden House makes this a one-of-a-kind venue perfect for small events.
A veteran-owned family business with an 18,000 sq. ft. flexible event space for a variety of sizes, events, and offers onsite catering and event planning.
Children’s Museum of Virginia
We will help you plan an intimate party for 20, an elegant sit-down dinner for up to 270 or a gala reception for up to 750 guests.
The Drydock Club maintains three rooms that are used for all types of catered events. All of the rooms contain a dance floor. drop down screens, and state of the art audio equipment.
Rivers Casino Event Center
Whether you are planning a formal gala, annual fundraiser, awards banquet, conference or executive retreat, our variety of entertainment options, state-of-the-art AV, exquisite cuisine and personalized signature hospitality will provide your guests a memorable experience here at Rivers Casino.
There are plenty of professionals to help plan your event as well. The staff at the Renaissance are known for their professionalism and hospitality. You can hire a personal concierge from Portsmouth Hospitality, or contact us directly at Visit Portsmouth and let us connect you with just the right venue and service providers for your event.
Host Your Next Event in Portsmouth!
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