The Gaines Estate offers one of the most elegant wedding venues in southern West Virginia. The beautiful 200-acre property provides the perfect setting for your ceremony, reception, rehearsal, bridal shower and more! Multiple venue options are available for both indoor and outdoor events that can accommodate groups of all sizes. 

Wedding Packages

The Gaines Estate was designed with your wedding in mind. Our beautifully restored mansion, enchanted walnut grove, 50-acre pasture, indoor pavilion, stylish bar and lounge, exquisite bridal suite and luxurious surrounding property are all included in every bridal package. Also included are our day-of Venue Coordinator and complete set-up and break-down to make your special day operate as smoothly as possible. Experience the beauty and old-world elegance of The Gaines Estate as we flawlessly execute the happiest day of your life. 

Wedding Ceremony
The Gaines Estate has endless choices for the wedding ceremony of your dreams. From our romantic walnut grove surrounded by a lush grass field to the elegant estate house, our venue has options to suit every style.
The Estate House
Every wedding package includes our stunning Estate House which can be utilized in various ways. Stylish cocktail hours, classic rehearsal dinners and intimate wedding ceremonies come alive in these timeless walls.
The Pavilion
The newest addition to The Gaines Estate is our spacious reception pavilion. With a synonymous look and feel to the rest of our property, the pavilion provides an indoor space to host your magical evening.
Bridal Suite
Our exquisite bridal suite will take your breath away. With a dreamy atmosphere and chic decor the suite features a large vanity, floor to ceiling mirror and full bathroom with a walk-in shower. The picture-perfect backdrop for you and your bridesmaids will start your special day off in the most magical way.
Bar & Lounge
The Gaines Estate provides a fully-stocked bar and bartender with every wedding package. Impress your guests with our swanky lounge, unwind with the finest cocktails or enjoy one of our local craft beers. The bar is one of our most beloved gathering spaces for family and friends to cozy up.
Surrounding Property
Between our enchanted walnut grove and our 50-acre pasture, your wedding is guaranteed to have an unforgettable setting. Encompassing twinkling lights and gorgeously organic walnut trees make for an absolute picturesque atmosphere, as does our incredibly dreamlike, wispy grass field. There are no wrong choices here.
The Gaines Estate House offers overnight lodging as an additional option to your wedding package. The house can sleep a total of six guests. In addition to onsite accommodations, we also have five nearby lodging options available to rent.
Furniture & Rentals
Let us take the grunt work out of your additional rental needs. We offer various ceremony arches, reception tables, chairs, centerpieces and more. Our glam antique sofa is a bride-favorite for a memorable photo-op. Our golf cart rental will add a special touch of convenience. Whatever the need we're here to assist in making this the happiest day of your life.
Our all-inclusive catering service, Dobra Zupas is available to every bride and will work closely alongside you to help create the perfect menu. Brides also have the option to use an outside caterer of their choice.