The Commanding General’s Residence and Garden
A Spectacular Setting for a Memorable Event
From wedding celebrations to retirement parties, and for every kind of special gathering in between, reserve The Commanding General’s Residence and Garden at Fort Monroe and enjoy the extraordinary ambiance that only a historic property can provide.
Hosting a small meeting or graduation party – Reserve Online or Call Today
Time to reserve your special event date at The Commanding General’s Residence and Garden. Perfect for corporate gatherings, reunions, awards programs or holiday galas and fundraisers, this spectacular venue sets the stage for a memorable event. Dates still available – fill out the online application below or call today at 757 637-7778 to reserve this beautiful location for your special occasion!
A Gracious Addition
Built in the Classic Revival style at the beginning of the 20th century, this elegant brick home with its spectacular formal garden was a gracious addition to Fort Monroe, a strategic military installation from 1834 until its decommissioning in 2011. Occupied through the years by the commanding general of the fort and his family, this historic property has been meticulously maintained.
A Venue for Special Occasions
The space can accommodate up to 150 people and is the perfect location for many kinds of events.
- Wedding Ceremonies and Receptions
- Rehearsal Parties
- Engagement Parties
- Holiday Parties
- Class or Family Reunions
- Homecoming Parties
- Retirement Parties
- Business Meetings
- Customized packages that suit a variety of styles and budgets
Now is the time to reserve your holiday party date
Special holiday rates* if you book by November 1:
- 6-hour rental, 25% off the regular rate
- 8-hour rental 20% off the regular rate
- 10-hour rental, 15% off the regular rate
* Premium dates not included
Holiday rates valid for events Nov 27 – Dec 31
When you make a space reservation, please be aware that the historic nature of this property requires that certain conditions be met.