Our Top 17 Best DC Wedding Venues | Hotels, Parks, Estates, Restaurants, Wineries, Rooftops, Lofts, & Art Clubs
Washington DC is a destination location for weddings. It’s stunning vistas of our nations capital and timeless architecture make it a popular choice for future brides and grooms. Here are our favorite 17 DC wedding venues!
National Harbor: The Sunset Room by Wolfgang Puck
137 National Plaza #200, Oxon Hill, MD 20745
Why We Love The Sunset Room by Wolfgang Puck
This picturesque venue overlooks the gorgeous National Harbor bordering Washington, DC and Maryland. The outstanding floor-to-ceiling-windows let in natural light as well as stunning views of the Potomac River and The Capital Wheel. This venue is perfect for awesome wedding photos as well as plenty of space for an intimate or large reception!
1630 Crescent Pl NW, Washington, DC 20009
Why We Love Meridian House
Meridian House is an exquisite historic home situated on three acres of manicured gardens. Conveniently located a mile north of the White House in the heart of the nation's capital, the property's stately elegance provides an ideal setting for an elegant and classic wedding. Whether you want an indoor or outdoor ceremony, Meridian House can accommodate your needs!
3000 K St NW, Washington, DC 20007
Why We Love Sequoia
Newly renovated Sequoia provides an exquisite setting and the finest of American cuisine, perfect for your wedding day. Situated on the banks of the Potomac River in Washington, DC, it offers magnificent views of the Virginia skyline, the Kennedy Center, the Watergate Hotel, and the gentle Potomac River and its iconic bridges. Japanese artist Hitoshi Kuriyama has created a unique lighting installation, providing an illuminating backdrop for your wedding ceremony and reception. This exquisite wedding venue can accommodate up to 300 guests, perfect for a large wedding.
City Winery DC
1350 Okie St NE, Washington, DC 20002
Why We Love City Winery DC
This awesome Washington, DC winery is perfect for an offbeat hipster wedding. The exterior of this venue is fun-filled with a unique painted mural on the side of the building. This venue also has some outdoor features that are perfect for some unique wedding photos. The interior of this venue is perfect for a small ceremony as well as an intimate or large reception!
385 Water St SE, Washington, DC 20003
Why We Love District Winery
District Winery hosts full-service winery weddings for up to 200 guests. This awesome wedding venue is located in the Navy Yard community along the Anacostia River. The modern, sophisticated, waterfront wedding venue with floor to ceiling windows, an outdoor terrace, and sweeping river views is the ideal venue for your wedding.
Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC
700 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004
Why We Love Hotel Monaco
This lovely hotel is perfect for an elegant and classy wedding, nestled among the bustling DC city. This historic building has been modernized to fit your needs but also uses its unique architecture to encapsulate its timeless features. This gorgeous venue holds up to 200 guests.
President Lincoln’s Cottage
140 Rock Creek Church Rd NW, Washington, DC 20011
Why We Love President Lincoln’s Cottage
Lincoln’s Cottage offers an outdoor gathering on the veranda, tenting on the pastoral grounds, and free on-site parking. Perfect for seated dinners, cocktail receptions, programs, and important meetings, this inspiring home features handsome woodwork, marble fireplaces, a charming verandah, and an inviting lawn shaded by an age-old magnolia. This wonderful wedding venue has multiple packages to choose from and can accommodate between 50-750 guests.
The Loft at 600 F
600 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004
Why We Love The Loft at 600 F
This hidden gem is located comfortably within the DC community. It’s perfect for an urban-chic wedding. This smaller space is perfect for an intimate wedding! The picturesque brick walls and natural light create a warm atmosphere. The outside of the venue is perfect for city wedding portraits with a modern twist.
Top of the Town
1400 14th St N, Arlington, VA 22209
Why We Love Top of The Town
Although, technically nestled in Arlington, Virginia, this wonderful wedding venue overlooks the scenic city of Washington DC. Top of the Town has a perfect view of the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial. It’s stunning vistas make it a popular choice especially for those special photo ops! It cap seating is at 180, perfect for a small or large amount of guests.
The Line DC
1770 Euclid St NW, Washington, DC 20009
Why We Love The LINE
Inspired by The District and housed inside a 110-year old historic church, the LINE DC is the product of a community effort by local chefs, bartenders, artists, and designers. Full Service Radio broadcasts live from the hotel lobby daily while celebrated chefs Spike Gjerde of Baltimore’s Woodberry Kitchen and Erik Bruner-Yang of DC’s Maketto embrace the region’s diversity with American and international culinary experiences. Amplified by Adams Morgan’s eclectic personality, the LINE delivers a richly rounded experience unlike any other in DC. You can choose between an indoor and outdoor ceremony site that can fit up to 250 guests!
The Mayflower Hotel
1127 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036
Why We Love The Mayflower Hotel
This wedding venue is both glamorous and luxurious! This exquisite and refined venue has an assortment of ballrooms to choose from that fits your needs. Perfect for a ceremony or reception, this graceful venue is perfect for a large, elegant wedding!
Capitol View at 400
444 North Capitol St NW, Washington, DC 20001
Why We Love Capitol View at 400
DC is notorious for awesome views, and Capitol View at 400 is no exception! This rooftop venue overlooks the scenic Capitol Building creating picturesque views 24/7. Not only does this venue have a rooftop overlook, but it’s lower terrace is also available as well! This awesome venue can fit between 50 and 450 guests, perfect for a small or large wedding.
Blind Whino SW Arts Club
700 Delaware Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024
Why We Love The Blind Whino SW Arts Club
This awesome wedding venue is perfect for an offbeat, quirky and fun wedding! It’s colorful exterior grabs your attention, making it like no other DC wedding venue! The contrast of loud color with it’s traditional and historic architecture makes it such an interesting building to tie the knot at! Your wedding photos will look super cool with this place as your venue!
The United States National Arboretum
3501 New York Ave NE, Washington, DC 20002
Why We Love The United States National Arboretum
Located in Northeast Washington, the U.S. Arboretum is a 446-acre outdoor space home to USDA facilities & for the first time ever open to the public for weddings in the Meadow. This living museum is home to a world-renowned azaleas, dogwoods and magnolias collection. For many Washingtonians, the feature most widely recognized and beloved is the Capitol Columns display, original columns of the U.S. Capitol that reach to the skies above the Grand Meadow. This awesome space can accommodate 300 plus people, and is the perfect spot for a scenic outdoor wedding.
Josephine Butler Parks Center
2437 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20009
Why We Love Josephine Butler Parks Center
Overlooking Meridian Hill Park, the Josephine Butler Parks Center is an 18,000 sq ft, 40-room Renaissance-revival style mansion. It’s lovely and historic architecture make this venue a perfect choice for a classic and charming wedding. This venue has a great balcony, perfect for wedding photos! This venue would be a perfect option for an intimate wedding.
Toolbox Art Studio
1627 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20009
Why We Love The Toolbox Art Studio
Toolbox Art Studio is an art gallery and pilates studio/wedding venue located in Washington D.C. This venue blends together architectural beauty with expressive art to give you an unparalleled atmosphere in which to celebrate your wedding day. If you’re looking for an offbeat and lively venue for your wedding day you have come to the right place! This venue is perfect for a large or small wedding holding up to 220 guests!
The Madison Hotel
1177 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005
Why We Love The Madison Hotel
This elegant and classic wedding venue is perfect for a graceful and luxurious wedding. It’s reception space is perfect for a small or large wedding. The Madison Hotel has many features such as: the timeless Dolley Madison Ballroom, the split two-story ballroom featuring authentic vintage chandeliers, neutral tones that create an environment that is truly unique.
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