Our Wedding Blog

Ramirez Christening 10/25/2009

Little Leah Ramirez was Christened on Sunday afternoon with a reception immediately following at Lesner Inn.  The hall was beautifully decorated in shades of cream with light pink napkins which perfectly suited the little girl’s event.  Leah’s mother, Irene, hand-crafted all of the centerpieces and favors for their guests.  We hope Lesner Inn created a day that will not...

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Kerry and Casey 10/24/2009

Kerry and Casey gave Lesner Inn the honor of hosting their ceremony and reception.  The ceremony was held on the Sunset Deck and the reception inside the Lesner Hall.  An Affair to Remember DJ provided great music and had the guests on their feet all night.  Bill Murray captured the couples big day and Gourmet Bake Shoppe provided the delicious wedding cake.  We wish Kerry and Casey...

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Mechling Rehearsal Dinner 10/23/2009

Jon and Anna celebrated their rehearsal dinner at Lesner Inn.  Their event was held in the Waterside Deck.  Jon’s mom, Louise, had the wonderful idea of creating posters and a collage of Jon and Anna’s lives before and after they met.  We hope the couple had a wonderful wedding!

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Katie and Ben 10/18/2009

The weather turned out to be a bust on Katie and Ben’s wedding day.  However, we were able to move the ceremony inside to the Lesner Hall and create a beautiful set-up.  The couple’s special day had many fall colors including wine, peach, and ivory.  We are so happy Katie and Ben included Lesner Inn for the big celebration!

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Monica and Jason 10/16/2009

Monica and Jason are such a sweet couple.  Although it poured rain on their wedding day, these two didn’t let their smiles fade.  The love that Monica and Jason share is clearly demonstrated in their cake topper.  The reception colors were classic black and white with accents of wine.  We know that the rain on their wedding day will bring Monica and Jason good luck in their marriage. ...

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Kelly and Aaron 10/11/2009

Kelly and Aaron were married on a gorgeous October evening on the Sunset Deck.  The couple choose to accent their reception with the color eggplant, deep purple, a color that has been very popular this year!  We wish Kelly and Aaron a long and happy future together.

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Martinson Double Wedding

The former Martinson ladies, Wendy and Stacie, were a pleasure to work with!  The sisters had their ceremony on the Sunset Deck which was beautifully decorated with leaves in shades of orange, yellow, and red.  Following the ceremony, all of the guests moved inside the Lesner Hall where the fall theme was continued.  We hope both couples enjoyed themselves as much as we did!

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Christina and Chad 10/10/2009

Christina and Chad were married in the evening on the Waterside Deck.  The couple choose beachy colors of chocolate, lime, and turquoise to accent their reception.  Helga Macko provided flowers for the event and guests danced to music played by Tony with DJ on the side.  Everyone had a blast at this event!

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Thanksgiving 2009

Don’t feel like cooking this Thanksgiving?  Come to Lesner Inn and let Chef Erwin do all the work!  We have traditional fare to please every palate and more exotic dishes for those looking to walk on the wild side.  Please call 757-481-1122 to make you reservation today!

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Fall Fest 2009

Have weekend plans?  Come join us at the Shellfish Co. this Sunday, October 25th, for our 3rd Annual Poyster Roast!  Enjoy fresh seafood, BBQ, and draft beers while overlooking a beautiful view of the Lynnhaven River.  Don’t miss out on the perfect Fall event!  Take a look at our flyer and pictures from past Fall Fest Events.    

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Jillian and Nick 9/26/2009

This couple knew how to have a good time!  The group’s special evening started with a breathtaking ceremony on the Sunset Deck.  This was immediately followed by a reception in the Lesner Hall.  Jillian and Nick chose beautiful colors of turquoise and sandlewood to accent their reception.  Chris with DJ on the Side provided fantastic music that everyone sang along to.  After a...

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Jamie and Jason 9/27/2009

Jamie and Jason are a wonderful couple!  The weather was perfect for their ceremony on the Sunset Deck.  Following their beautiful ceremony, the group headed inside the Lesner Hall for the reception.  Wedding Central provided decorations for the reception including the white lights and fabric combo which hung from the chandelier.  We hope Jamie and Jason enjoyed their event as much...

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What People are Saying

  • Mr. & Mrs. John­son

    MARCH 10, 2018

    Working with Lindsey and the Lesner Inn was great! I planned the majority of my wedding from out of town and Lindsey could not have been more patient with my constant emails. The venue looked beautiful at the reception and my guests loved the views and the food. The crab cakes were everyone’s favorite. Thank you so much to the Lesner Inn team and & Lindsey for such a beautiful wedding!

  • Mr. & Mrs. Jurko

    JUNE 22, 2018

    I could NOT be happier with the service from Lesner Inn. Our coordinator Liz was SO helpful each time we met with her and had questions. The ceremony and receptions spaces were absolutely beautiful. If I had to do it all over again I wouldn’t change a thing and I would recommend this venue to anyone!

  • The Bells

    SEPTEMBER 24, 2016

    Alexis, We just wanted to say thank you for all that you did Saturday & all the planning leading up to our wedding day. We had such an amazing day! And we really appreciated you making sure we were taken care of throughout the night. You’re amazing at what you do & helped our wedding day turn out to be perfect! Thank you again!

  • Jon & Brit­tany Wil­son

    JULY 15, 2017

    Girls at the Lesner Inn, Wow! I can’t believe it’s been just about a year since Jon and I came through the doors and knew that this would be the place we say “I do”. You guys are awesome and made planning a breeze even for this bride who didn’t have it all together. Thank you guys so much for everything, our day was perfect!

  • Kyle & Elise Miller

    APRIL 8, 2018

    I am speechless! Friday was truly amazing. You went above and beyond to make our day so special! We loved every second of the night. Thank you also for the champagne glasses and kitchen towel. You are so sweet! Everyone raved about the night. You and Lesner Inn are AMAZING!
    Love you
    Kyle & Elise Miller

  • Big wedding party shots give us all the feels 🥰 • • Photo by Jessica Souther Photography
  • Talk about a DIP!! Loving everything about these boat photos! 😘 • • Photo by Courtney Timms Photography Dress from Studio I Do Bridals Virginia Beach Hair by Hair Daze Salon & Spa Makeup by Dhalia Edwards Makeup
  • The Waterside Deck is the perfect spot for those natural light photos 💕 • • Photo: Him & Her Photography
  • Sunset Deck pictures will always be our fave 💗 The view is undeniably beautiful! _ Photo by David Champagne Photography Hair by The Hair Days MUA BlushTones
  • Only steps away from Lesner we have the space between Bubba's Seafood Restaurant and The Back Deck and it's a view to die for 😍 • • Photo by Jessica Souther Photography
  • Hugs from the first man you ever loved before your ceremony always make you smile 😊🥰 • • Tag your dad to share the love! _ Photo: Cynthia Tenney Photography Gown: Ava Clara Couture Bridal Designer: Kenneth Winston Florals: Norfolk Wholesale Floral
  • The Waterside Deck holds weddings throughout the year but when couples rent the entire venue, it's used for cocktail hour and it's a beauty 😍 • • Photo: Jessica Souther Photography
  • When your best friend becomes your wife, you hit the jackpot 😘 • • Photo by Valerie Betz Photography & Design
  • These cafe lights make the Sunset Deck ceremony site so romantic 😍 Ask Stage Right Lighting Weddings & Special Events about them for your special day! • • Photo by Echard Wheeler Photography
  • Short girls rejoice! Our dock has two levels to make sure you (literally) have the upper hand during portraits 💗 • • Photo by Beth Hamilton Photography
  • GIVEAWAY TIME!! 💛 We have partnered with The Back Deck on a special engagement party giveaway! One lucky couple will receive a percentage off their party at @thebackdeck and an engagement basket from Lesner Inn to keep you in the wedding planning mood! You don't have to be a Lesner Inn bride to participate so be sure to tag all of your engaged friends! 🥰 To enter: 1. Like our photo 2. Follow both Lesner Inn & @thebackdeck 3. Tag 2 friends 4. Extra entry - share to your story and mention Back Deck & Lesner That's it!! The winner will be announced next Monday. 💃🏼 _ 📸: Sara Tiffany Photography
  • As always, these sunsets are complimentary with every Lesner Inn wedding 😍 • • Photo: Cortese Photography & Film
  • A big ole smooch with your best friends by your side is the perfect moment 😘 • • Photo by Cynthia Tenney Photography Gown: Ava Clara Couture Bridal Designer: Kenneth Winston Florals: Norfolk Wholesale Floral
  • Casual Sunday weddings for the win 🙌 • • Photo: Timeless Tides Photography
  • Literal tears from how cute this is 😍😭 • • Photo: Leah Ariel Photography, LLC
  • Something light, bright, and beautiful to perk up your Tuesday 😍 Photo: Skylar Wyatt Photography Flowers: Fluttering Flowers
  • Sparkler exits will never, ever get old 😍 • • Photo: David Champagne Photography Hair: The Hair Days MUA: BlushTones
  • Dad, thank you for being someone I can look up to no matter how tall I grow. Happy Father's Day! ❤️ • • Photo by Sarah Vanderford Photography
  • Can you even imagine a better view?! 😍😍 • • Photo by Luke & Ashley Photography Florals by Kelly Gish Floral Designs Dress from Ava Clara Couture Bridal Hair/MU by Haleigh’s Hair Fur from Frances Kahn
  • One of the many perks of the Sunset Deck is that it is open to the Lynnhaven River but is still covered in case of less than perfect weather! Our couples are still able to have their ceremony on the water and take pictures on the deck after with no fear of getting wet! 🤗 • • Photo: Dustin Lewis Images Bouquet: Norfolk Wholesale Floral Hair/Makeup: Makeup by Kim Porter
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