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Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel

425 Water St · Portsmouth, Virginia 23704 USA

Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel Weddings

  • Contact Our Wedding Expert
  • Phone: +1-757-673-3050

Planning & Catering Services

When it comes to tying the knot, our dedicated team of Certified Wedding Planners are an important part of your special day. We will work closely with you to ensure every detail is handled with care and precision. From table linens and lighting to cakes and canapés, our team will work tirelessly to create a seamless event.

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Our wedding planners are available to help with a variety of tasks to ensure your special day is memorable. Here is just a taste of you can expect -no detail is too large or too small for our event planners:


  • Budget planning
  • Catering menu
  • Florist arrangements
  • Entertainment
  • Specialty linen and chair cover selections
  • Customized place cards
  • Cake boxes
  • Guest book


Bridal Showers

Whether your bridal shower is a formal affair or full of unique surprises, our chef will prepare a wonderful menu that hits all the right notes. We can do anything, including an afternoon tea or a bridesmaid luncheon. All you need to do is come and enjoy yourself.

Rehearsal Dinner

Rehearse, relax and rejoice with a rehearsal dinner that sets the tone for the celebration to come.

Post-Wedding Breakfast

Start your first morning as husband and wife over a leisurely breakfast or brunch with family and close friends. Let us take care of the details.

Cultural Expertise

Since Indian weddings differ in ceremony and custom from traditional U.S. marriages, our hotel is well-versed in specific Indian customs. We can easily accommodate various ceremonies, including the Sangeet, Mendhi, Baraat and Garba, as well as engagement parties.

Foggy Point Bar & Grill

The Foggy Point Bar and Grill, offering a 280-degree view of the Elizabeth River and accommodating up to 50 guests, is a perfect setting for a rehearsal dinner, post wedding brunch, or an intimate wedding reception. Vibrant colors in orange, rich blue and warm golden tones, provide an atmosphere that is modern yet warm and intimate. Our chef will work with you to create a distinct menu, sure to "wow" your guests.

Key Staff

Our seasoned staff offers years of Portsmouth-Norfolk wedding planning experience, and will work diligently to make sure every aspect of your celebration is a success and stays within your budget. We can't wait to make your dream wedding come true! Contact our team to start your journey today.


Marriott Certified Wedding Planner:

Toni Reber

Director of Catering

(757) 673.3057

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the tasting included for the bridal couple in the overall cost?

Yes, our chef provides a sample tasting of a variety of items that can be selected for the entrée or buffet service once the contract has been signed.


Can I bring my own wine or champagne for the wedding toast and is there a corkage fee?     

Yes, however there is a per person corkage fee.


Are guests permitted to have confetti, glitter, or throw rice?

For the safety of the animals and the cleanliness of the hotel, we do not allow guests to throw rice, confetti or glitter.


Can we modify the wedding packages?

Yes, the Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel offers a variety of packages to fit your needs and budget; modifications are allowed.


Is the rehearsal included in my wedding package?

Yes, contact us for more information on available times.


Am I allowed an outside caterer?

Under certain circumstances outside catering is allowed, please contact the hotel for more information and limitations.


Am I required to use the Renaissance Portsmouth vendors?

You may choose to use whatever vendors you like.  However, our Marriott Certified Wedding Planners are available to make suggestions where needed.

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