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The Tin Pan: A Unique Event Venue in Richmond, VA

The Tin Pan is a modern music and event venue located in the West End of Richmond, VA, near Regency Square Mall. The venue features live music — both national touring and local acts — and is also available for private and corporate events. We can accommodate groups of 40 to 220 for lunch or dinner, seven days a week.

Why choose The Tin Pan for your event?

There’s an abundance of event venues in Richmond, including hotels, restaurants, bars, theaters and museums. Most have a few great features, but it’s rare to find a venue that consistently hits every mark: stellar service, top-quality food, handcrafted cocktails and flawless event execution. The Tin Pan does it all.

Owners Patrick Zampetti and Kevin Liu personally oversee all events on-site to make sure everything goes smoothly. Because the Tin Pan is a live-music venue, we have a spacious stage and state-of-the-art sound, lighting and projection systems for use during your presentation, meeting or any special event. Our warm and modern décor perfectly complements any casual event, whether a big birthday party, holiday party, networking event or happy hour.

Looking for affordable party venues in Richmond, VA? The Tin Pan staff works hard to plan parties around your budget, We offer abundant menu options for your event, including light lunches, boxed lunches, hors d’oeuvres, plated dinners and buffets. For beverages, choose a cash bar, hosted bar or open bar with varying levels of service.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What kind of environment and service can I expect at The Tin Pan?
A: The Tin Pan is a casual, intimate restaurant. Staff are attentive and well educated in the food and beverages at The Tin Pan. Private events lean toward fine dining service in a more casual environment. Guests will feel comfortable in jeans and suits alike.

Q: Can I bring in an outside caterer?
A: Yes, though we do require all alcohol purchases to be made through our bar. Food & beverage minimums can be adjusted if an outside caterer is used.

Q: How do I reserve the space?
A: You can confirm the availability of a date by emailing Kevin at If the date is available, we place a hold on the date upon receipt of a signed contract. The date is considered confirmed upon receipt of a 33% deposit.

Q: Can I reserve the entire restaurant for my event?
A: Yes, you can reserve the entire restaurant. The prices in this guide reflect a full venue rental. For partial rentals and semi-private events, please contact us directly.

Q: Can I host a networking social or client dinner at The Tin Pan?
A: Absolutely! Depending on the date in question, we’ve found that treating clients to dinner and a show make for a lasting favorable impression. Please contact us to schedule a time.

Q: What sorts of decorating options do I have?
A: We work with preferred vendors and are happy to provide tablecloths, centerpieces, custom lighting, etc.

Q: Is The Tin Pan accessible?
A: Yes. We are fully ADA-compliant.

Q: Will I be working with a dedicated event manager?
A: Yes. We are a small business, so you will be working with one of the owners directly and they will be on-site throughout your event.

Private Event Policies

The Tin Pan requires a nonrefundable 33% deposit of an event estimate in order to hold a date.
Events cancelled or moved less than 7 days prior to the event date will be charged 50% of the event estimate. Events cancelled or moved on the event date will be charged the full event estimate.

Deposits may be paid by credit card via electronic invoice or through paper check, mailed to the venue. Balance due, as applicable, may be paid at the conclusion of the event by cash, credit, or check.

A final guest count is requested no later than 1 week before the event. Significant increases in guest count within 72 hours may result in additional charges per guest. A decrease in guest count within 1 week of the event will still be subject to the final guest count.

State tax of 6%, Henrico meals tax of 4% and 20% service charge is applied to all private events.
Service charge includes event planning and coordination, hourly staff compensation and other costs associated with providing space for your event.

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