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Out-of-the-Box Unique Venues in Richmond, VA

Looking for an event venue in Richmond, VA - but tired of looking at ballrooms? Look no further than our list of most interesting event venues.

Nowadays the trend for events is for them to be more unique, more customized, more you. OccasionGenius is the site that people turn to when they need ideas for an out-of-the-box event. Everyone will be wondering how you came up with these hidden gems in Richmond.

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Thunderbolt Indoor Karting

Private Party Room

At Thunderbolt Indoor Karting drivers race each other in a spacious indoor facility that opened in June 2014. Parties can take place in their private party room or spacious conference room. Alternatively, they can set up the party trackside, where friends can cheer each other on as they zoom by.

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Strangeways Brewery

Brewery Front Tasting Room

Strangeways Brewing lives up to its credo: Think Strange. Drink Strange. They have at least 25 beers on tap and all are made in-house. Groups can rent the versatile backroom surrounded by barrels with beer for unique private parties.

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Kitchen Thyme

Dream Kitchen

Kitchen Thyme has chairs, tables, silverware and china available for rent for private parties. A seated event can comfortably fit 60 people and 100 people can fit for a standing cocktail party. Blast some music, take out the alcohol, and you'll quickly see why they call it "the dream kitchen."

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Capital Ale House Gameroom

Downtown Game Room

Many people know about Capital Ale House, winner of Richmond's Best Bar and Richmond's Best Beer Selection for numerous years by Richmond Magazine Reader's Survey and one of the 25 Best Places in the World to Drink a Beer by Ratebeer. Not many people know about the downstairs gameroom that features a pool table, dart boards and large bar, and holds up to 75 people.

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Reclaimed RVA

Reclaimed RVA

There's something about the juxtaposition of two elements that don't usually go together. In the case of the piperoom at Reclaimed RVA, it's industrial meets elegance. Plant Zero's least-known space is the perfect place for the unexpected.

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Mise En Place

Cooking School

While it doubles as a cooking school, Mise En Place (a French culinary term meaning "everything in its place") offers its space to intimate dinners of up to 25, from bridal showers to anniversary parties.

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