Suffolk to welcomes new wedding and event venue

Published 6:26 pm Tuesday, September 26, 2023

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Construction on a new wedding and event center broke ground in Suffolk on Saturday, Sept. 16. The Legacy at Willow Pond is located at 4251 White Marsh Rd in Suffolk. According to a news release, the venue is scheduled to open its doors to couples, corporate clients, and non-profit events in mid-2024.

“The private ceremony was a momentous occasion, attended by family, friends and venue co-owners, including accomplished event planner Veronica Thompson,” the release said. “Her expertise and passion for creating unforgettable events have been pivotal in shaping The Legacy at Willow Pond into a unique event destination.”

Veronica Thompson, a 10-year wedding and event professional, shared her excitement about this project, saying, “The Legacy at Willow Pond is a labor of love and passion for events. It’s not just a venue; it’s a unique place where people can start or carry on their Legacy. We want to provide our clients with an experience that’s inspirational and memorable while telling their personal story.”

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The Legacy at Willow Pond will offer a picturesque backdrop for weddings, corporate gatherings, and social events. The release says the venue can accommodate 180 people in its spacious event hall and a 1,260 sq. foot veranda overlooking a pond with fountains, including an island for ceremonies or dinners.

“The venue caters to clients who are busy with their lives and value experiences in events,” the release said. “The Legacy at Willow Pond specializes in providing personalized and customized experiences while also

championing sustainability practices.”

The Legacy at Willow Pond is now open for Aug. 16, 2024, and beyond bookings. 

For more information about The Legacy at Willow Pond, please visit or contact

Veronica Thompson at 757.810.8371 or