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Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, we have event specialists and wedding planners onsite. Whether you're planning a glamorous reception or an intimate ceremony for close friends and family, our experienced wedding planners coordinate with you to make your dream day a reality. Please fill in our wedding RFP for more details.
Our downtown wedding venue offers 18,632 square feet of premium space that can comfortably accommodate up to 2000 guests. From rehearsal dinners to an intimate wedding ceremony or a glamourous reception, we have the perfect space to make your event memorable.
The rates vary as per seasonal demand for our waterfront Norfolk wedding venue. In peak season, the prices are typically higher. We offer special rates on advance and group bookings. Call us at 757-763-6200 for the best rates.
Yes, at the Hilton Norfolk, you can make your big day a bit more special with our exceptional catering services and signature food & beverage offerings. From light hors d’oeuvres to a five-course formal dinner, the expert catering teams at The Main Norfolk will work with you to plan a customized menu for your special day. Take advantage of our private dining rooms and signature restaurants including Saltine's Chef's Loft, The Vault at Varia, and Grain's rooftop terrace to enjoy chef-inspired menus and exquisite dining experience
The food & beverage minimum is the least amount of money you are required to spend in food & beverage, excluding service charge, sales tax. Host bars are included in this along with the post wedding cocktail reception. For example, if your minimum was $15,000.00++ and you spend $10,000.00++ in food and $5,000.00++ on the bar then you have met your minimum.
No, as long as your food and beverage expenditures meet the contracted food and beverage minimum, there are no other room rental fees.
Yes, we have wonderful indoor locations you may have your ceremony. There is a fee of $800.00 to $1,500.00 depending on the number of guest and location. Included but not limited to staging, one mic, in-house chairs, setup and clean-up. Ceremony can only be held on site in conjunction with the wedding reception. This fee does not get applied to your food and beverage minimum.
Yes, a non-refundable 25% of the Food & Beverage Minimum Initial Deposit is due with the contract. Additional deposits will be required in contract with final balance due before the wedding date paid in full 72 hours prior to the wedding.
Your final count is due no later than 72 hours prior to the wedding.
You will be setup with a sales team member that will take care of setting up your room block. They will be happy to check on a discounted group block rate as well as give you more information regarding room discounts. They can be contact by calling 757-763-6262. Room blocks start in groups of 10 or more. When you call please let them know you are hosting your wedding with The Main, along with the date.
Upon contract signing, we will be happy to set a time for a menu tasting (up to 4 guests) up to three months prior to your wedding, they may be scheduled Monday through Thursday during non-peak meal hours to ensure the Culinary team is available to give you their undivided attention. Additional guest may attend with a tasting fee. Tasting will be on complete entree meals with limited appetizers.