Bella Via offers both indoor and outdoor options for your event. Our lush outdoor patio is the perfect setting for a beautiful summer ceremony, additional reception seating or private patio party. The patio is included in all venue rentals and may be tented during cooler months for an additional rental fee.
The Downstairs Dressing Suite is located just off of the stage. This private room has access to the outside, a beautiful sofa, corner chair, clothing hooks, full length mirror and in-house speaker. It is the perfect place to get ready before the wedding and often clients transition this space into a photo booth during the [...]
Our Upper Level Bar has a beautiful built-in bar top that is perfect for beverage service. This space is also used for buffets, for cocktail receptions and for the cake table. It is our version of the kitchen at a home party, everyone gathers around up here to enjoy food, drink and great conversation.
The flow of the venue is really important to take into consideration for your event. Bella Via has a beautiful Foyer with a built-in shelving unit for gifts or decor. There are two staircases leading up to the Upper Level Bar, one from the Foyer and one from the Ballroom. This helps with the flow of traffic [...]
Chandelier lighting is aglow in Bella Via's Ballroom. This beautiful space offers flexible set-up configurations, features an elevated stage, doors to the Outdoor Patio, stairs to the Upper Level Bar and easy access to the front entry.
At a venue it's all in the details. Having unique furniture allows our client to have many different photo opportunities. Our Upstairs Dressing Suite has a beautiful gold chair, custom-made pink sofa and two damask chairs. The Foyer has a beautiful pink chair that I inherited from my Grandmother. The Downstairs Dressing Suite has a [...]
Bella Via's history includes the addition of beautiful stained glass windows that were installed by artisan Stewart Olsen when he lived in the venue in the 1970's. He gave a nod to Sherwood's sister city in Nottingham England when he included British characters on some of the window panels. The wallpaper was installed during our [...]
When we purchased the building from the bank in 2010 the venue was in need of a lot of repairs. Luckily for us Old Town Sherwood had some Urban Renewal Grants available and we were able to utilize some of this grant money to get new siding on the building. We upgraded the roof, the [...]
Our Upstairs Dressing Suite has a sitting area with a pink sofa and two damask chairs, a changing area with a full length mirror and a gold chair and a private bathroom. The bathroom has a door leading out to the Outdoor Patio which allows clients to sneak inside if guests arrive while they are [...]