The Inside Scoop


The First Look

Surrounded by the beauty of Waterford, Virginia, 8 Chains North is a lovely vineyard setting for to-be-weds to host their wedding ceremonies and receptions. The venue is one that is as stunning at sunset just as at mid-afternoon with gorgeous vineyard panorama views and Old World style that adds to the elegance of a bride and groom’s special celebration.

Enjoy handcrafted Old World style wines as you peek into the production room with oak barrels and stainless tanks or roam the gorgeous grounds or dine in the lavish interiors. The 8 Chains North accommodates up to 120 seated guests and offers wedding packages to suit nearly all to-be-weds. The venue provides couples with the following space options available:

The Compass Rose Banquet Room is a large, open space with high ceilings, stunning lighting that radiates a beautiful sparkle and access to a covered veranda. There is a classic rustic feel and it offers a beautiful setting for a wedding celebration. The Compass Rose Banquet Room accommodates up to 100 seated guests or 120 seated guests if the adjacent patio is opened to join guests for the celebration and has an adjacent catering kitchen.

The Vineyard is a beautiful outdoor space option that creates a romantic space option for a wedding ceremony or tented reception that can be set up in the field located in front of the vineyard.

The Patio is a space option for a cocktail hour or expanded reception seating for the Compass Rose Room. Beautiful French doors open onto the patio where guests can enjoy stunning vineyard views. The space can also be used as a backup for small- to medium-sized weddings.

The Tasting Room is a warm, large sized area that offers couples a romantic space for wedding celebrations. Eclectic lighting and multiple tasting bars create the ideal space for a cocktail hour. With a stone fireplace, romance ignites, creating an ideal backdrop for a wedding ceremony.


What You Should Know

With wedding packages that suit nearly any bride and groom, couples can host the day they imagine at 8 Chains North. Wedding packages include tables and chairs and staffing for the event. With a full kitchen to accommodate caterers, meals are served to perfection. The choice of the catering company is that of the bride and groom, but must be approved by the venue. For more information on weddings at 8 Chains North, please contact the venue directly.


Extra Perks

To-be-weds hosting their wedding day at 8 Chains North have more than a romantic setting. The venue provides couples with many extra perks, including:

  • Bridal changing room
  • Wine tasting
  • First photo opportunities
  • Parking

From the Vendor

The Ultimate Elegantly Rustic Winery Experience

Picture you and your closest friends and family celebrating your nuptials in an authentic winery environment, with a gorgeous vineyard panorama and handcrafted, Old-World-style wines. Located in Loudoun County, Virginia, just west of Leesburg, we offer ceremonies sited in front of six acres of rolling vineyard--perfect for "golden hour" photography among the vines. The Compass Rose Banquet Room is a rustic, yet elegant space, boasting high ceilings, chandeliers, and access to the covered patio through multiple French doors. The glass production room window and cork-covered walls add striking wine-related elements. With packages to suit every budget, we cater to many sizes and styles of weddings, vow renewals, commitment ceremonies, receptions, and rehearsal dinners. Maximum capacity 120.

Amenities + Details

  • Bridal Suite

  • Handicap Accessible

  • Indoor

  • Outdoor - Covered

  • Outdoor - Not Covered

  • Reception Area

  • Wireless Internet

For more details about amenities, please message the Venue.

Price Range

$$ – Affordable

Venue Capacity



Barn, Vineyard

Wedding Categories

Bar + Drinks


Contact Info

38593 Daymont Lane, Waterford, VA (571) 439-2255

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Meet The Events Director

Kim Sullivan

Kim brings to 8 Chains North five years of experience in the Northern Virginia wine and wedding industry. She is committed to working along side you and is available to answer any and all questions that you might have. You can count on her to be available from the initial introduction and tour to your ceremony and reception day. You will find her to be warm, caring and ready to do all that she can to make your wedding day dreams come true!