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Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Events
Corporate Social Events
Expo/Competitions
Family Reunions
Leisure Travel
Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Youth Retreat/Camps

About

Designed by architect Claude K. Howell, The National features distinctive Italian-renaissance interior design with wooden floors, brick walls, and seven full bars, in addition to a customizable marquee, TV monitors, and a private VIP area. The multi-level venue can accommodate a wide range of event types, such as corporate meetings, benefit concerts, award shows, weddings, and private parties. The National provides flexibility and beautiful details that enhance and elevate any type of event it hosts coming fully-equipped with a built-in stage, state-of-the-art lighting and sound, in addition to world-class production capabilities.

VENUE QUICK FACTS:

  • 1,500 Max Capacity
  • VIP Accommodations
  • 7 Full Bars
  • Historic Venue
  • Stage, Sound + Lighting
  • Dressing Rooms with WiFi
  • Video Screens
  • Customizable floor options

Featured Amenities

Accessible Facilities
Bus
Near Public Transit
Paid Parking
Running Trails
Taxi
Theater Seating
WiFi

Venue Location + Transportation

Address

708 E. Broad St.,

Richmond Richmond, 23219

Transportation

Taxi
Bus
Lyft
Uber

Nearby Airport

RIC - 20 minutes

Nearby International Airport

RIC - 20 minutes

Parking

Parking on Site: No

Things to Know

Catering

Must Use In-House Catering: No

External Catering Allowed: Yes

Cultural Catering Available: Yes

Venue Policies

Alcohol Consumption: Yes

Smoking Permitted: No

ADA Accessible: Yes

Technology

Free wifi
Stage Deck=42’x32’x5′
Power: Sound 250 amp 3 phase (clean) / Lights 500 amp 3 phase
In-House Lights: flown on motors / 40′ upstage truss / 40′ midstage truss / 40′ downstage truss
In-House Sound: flown on motors / L-ACCOUSTICS V-DSOC / Monitor system-CLAIRE 12 Wedges / FOH board Yamaha M7 / FOH mix riser 12’x8′

Guest Wi-Fi: Free

Onsite Tech Support: Yes