Your Guide to the Zion Springs Wedding Guest Experience

Are you gearing up to celebrate a special day at Zion Springs? 

Curious about how the day will unfold for you as a guest? 

At Zion Springs, we pride ourselves on creating unforgettable experiences not just for the wedding couple but for every guest who steps through our doors. With a rich history of hosting over 400 weddings, we've fine-tuned the art of making each celebration unique and enjoyable for everyone involved.

In this article, you'll find a comprehensive guide tailored specifically for you, the guest. We'll walk you through the most questions associated with various types of weddings held at our venue, from cozy elopements to lavish weekend-long events. Understand your part in the day's events, what to expect at every turn, and how to make the most of your time celebrating at Zion Springs. 

How to RSVP and Make Dietary Selections for the Wedding Invitation

To confirm your attendance at the wedding, please respond using the RSVP feature on the couple's custom wedding website. It's an easy and efficient way to let the happy couple know you'll be joining them on their special day.

When RSVPing, you'll also find an option to select your dietary preferences or note any restrictions. Zion Springs is committed to accommodating all guests' needs, ensuring a delightful dining experience for everyone.


Where Can I Find the Detailed Wedding Schedule?

The couple's custom wedding website is your go-to resource for all wedding-related information, including the detailed event schedule. This site provides times, locations, and other essential details to help you plan your day.

How does the wedding timeline work?

Each wedding at Zion Springs comes with its own unique timeline, meticulously outlined to guide you through the flow of events.  The wedding timeline is adjusted around the ceremony, and for the most accurate and up-to-date schedule, we recommend you check the wedding website. 

This is the general event schedule for our weddings:


Where am I Staying, and How Do I Get to the Wedding?

As you prepare for your journey, a few key considerations can ensure your experience is as smooth and enjoyable as possible from the moment you arrive to your fond farewell. 

Am I Staying at Zion Springs or at a Hotel?

Upon receiving your invitation, details about your accommodation will specify whether you are staying onsite at Zion Springs or at a nearby hotel. Should there be any confusion or further questions, the wedding website offers detailed information, and reaching out directly to the wedding couple is always a welcome approach for clarification. 

Rest assured, if your stay is arranged at Zion Springs, the couple will inform you of your assigned room. Similarly, if your accommodation is at an off-site hotel, they will provide all the necessary details to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable experience.

Is Shuttle Service Available for Hotel Guests?

For your convenience, shuttle service details between the hotel and Zion Springs can be found on the wedding website.  Shuttle services from airports or stations are not available.   

Shuttle Pick Up and Drop Off

Shuttle schedules are designed to accommodate the event's timeline and usually, there are two pick up and drop off times between your hotel and Zion Springs. If you need to leave earlier or later, it's best to communicate your needs in advance to explore possible arrangements.

Where do I Park at Zion Springs?

For guests driving to Zion Springs, ample parking is available and an attendant will guide you where to park.  Your vehicle will be conveniently and safely parked on our property for the duration of the event.

Beyond the Wedding Celebrations

Zion Springs is more than a wedding venue; it's a retreat that offers a variety of experiences and amenities. Take some time to explore the picturesque grounds, relax in the common areas, or enjoy a morning coffee with a view of the serene landscape. For those looking to explore beyond the venue, the surrounding area of Loudoun County offers charming wineries, historic sites, and scenic trails.

Cherishing Your Zion Springs Guest Experience

In this article, we've walked you through the various timelines associated with different wedding packages, from intimate elopements to grand weekend celebrations. We've also shared practical advice on accommodations, travel arrangements, and how to make the most of your visit. 

We invite you to explore our Answers and Advice page. Here, you'll find a wealth of articles such as Why Zion Springs is the perfect blend of nature and rustic elegance designed to enlighten and inspire. Each article is crafted to enhance your understanding and enjoyment of these special celebrations. 

All photos in this article are courtesy of Zion Springs' in-house photographer.