Weddings

Explore Park offers wedding venues that can serve up to 99 guests. Please review our venues, fees and amenities below. 

  • Historic church, garden or rustic meadow ceremony and reception options
  • Use any catering service or wedding planner
  • Tables and chairs included with all indoor rentals
  • Alcohol permitted with proper permits and license
  • Ample parking
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Explore Park Indoor Venues

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Mount Union Church:


Historic Mount Union Church, originally located in Botetourt County’s Haymaker district, is a reconstructed 1880’s Greek Revival style facility. The church features beautiful dark wood pews, a raised platform alter with arch, and lovely wood flooring. A restroom is located at the rear of the church as well as a bridal dressing room. The church features an heating and air conditioning systems for your comfort. In addition, there is a doorway at the rear of the church to accommodate brides walking down the aisle.

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Arthur Taubman Center


The Arthur Taubman Center has a full floor option for ceremony or reception and entertainment. 


The main level features a large central room with a fireplace, built-in wooden bar, and a spacious windowed walk-through area that leads to the inviting outdoor deck with views of the park. Off the central room is an additional room as well as bathrooms located on this level.

Fees

Mount Union Church or the Arthur Taubman Center rent for $1,750 for a ten-hour period.

SAVE when you rent both facilities for $3,250. Use includes the afternoon prior to your wedding through noon the day after.

Amenities Include:

  • Use any catering service or wedding planner
  • Tables and chairs for the Arthur Taubman Center are available for your use at no additional charge
  • Alcohol permitted with proper permits
  • Craft Beer and Cider must be purchased from on-site vendor, Twin Creeks Brewpub at Explore Park. Domestic beer, wine and liquor can be purchased from a vendor of your choice
  • Ample parking
  • Use of outside trash receptacles / dumpster on site for waste disposal
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Explore Park Outdoor Venues

Explore Park has several outdoor wedding and reception options based on availability and park activities. The Butterfly Garden with Pergola Arbor is an intimate and lovely spot. More expansive meadow areas in Riverside Village feature rustic, historical buildings as scenic backdrops. These include the Houtz Barn Field featuring a German double crib bank barn and a historical 1800’s blacksmith shop. 

Explore Park outdoor venues rent for a $1,250 fee for a ten-hour period OR and can be combined with the use of the Arthur Taubman Center (see above).

Outdoor venues are walk-in only and are not accessible by vehicle. 

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Contact  


Luona Blankenship, Business Services Supervisor
(540) 777-6391
LBlankenship@roanokecountyva.gov 
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