The Lower Bluffwalk is an ADA compliant event space located between Commerce and Jefferson Street in Historic Downtown Lynchburg. This beautiful outdoor facility can hold up to 1500 people and offers renters the ability to hold both private and public events. Sections of the  Lower Bluffwalk can be rented individually, or together as a full event area.  Alcohol is permitted with proper ABC permit application. 

Schedule your next wedding, celebration, party or small event at the Lower Bluffwalk! See gallery below for maps of event space and rentals.

Area Cost per day
Pergola 1 (Click for image) or Pergola 2 (Click for image) $250 or two for $400
Event Area (Including two Pergolas) $500




How to Rent

  1. Contact Event Operations Coordinator Clayton Copper at 455-4495 or to discuss the details of your proposed event.  
  2. Complete Expanded Use permit. Please note that there is a non-refundable $25.00 fee for an Expanded Use Application and a $50.00 fee for a Special Event Application.
  3. If you and City staff have determined that you will need a Special Event Permit, please read the City of Lynchburg’s Special Events Policy. Make sure to note that new event permits must be completed 90 days in advance, and recurring event permits must be completed 60 days in advance.
  4. Email, mail, or deliver a hard copy of your completed application and any applicable fees to the Special Events Coordinator at the Parks and Recreation Offices located at 301 Grove Street, Lynchburg, VA 24501.