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The National Press Club

Washington Wedding Venue
529 14th Street, NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20045

Contact: Events
Phone: 202/662-7587
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Why We Like This Place

5 things that make The National Press Club a press-worthy wedding venue:

1. It offers privacy, variety and flexibility: With 11 available rooms, the National Press Club can accommodate everything from a small lunch meeting for 24 to a splashy evening gala for 700 guests. When you host an event here on a weekend, you have the sense that the entire club is exclusively yours.

2. They have the perfect rehearsal dinner spot: the Winners Room in their restaurant, Fourth Estate. All meals are made with fresh, seasonal, locally grown ingredients.

3. The food is first-rate and affordable: The club does so much weekday business, they’re able to keep their food and beverage prices very competitive for the area and serve up topnotch cuisine.

4. It’s a great choice for eco-conscious couples who are looking for a more sophisticated vibe than most green wedding locations offer.

5. Event revenues go to a good cause: Profits are used to enhance the journalism profession through ongoing classes, training, panel discussions, etc.



  • Max. Seated Indoors: 525
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 0

Reception/Special Events

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 250
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 0
  • Max. Standing Indoors: 1000
  • Max. Standing Outdoors: 0


  • Max. Seated: 400

Fees & Deposits

A signed contract and nonrefundable deposit in the amount of the room rental fee are required to confirm your booking. The balance of the estimated event total is due 2 business days prior to the event. The $5,300 rental fee for the Ballroom and Lounges is waived if the $15,000 food and beverage minimum is met. Food and alcohol costs generally range $130–175/person. A 10% tax and 20% gratuity are additional.

Location Uses

Wedding Receptions
Special Events, Parties
Business Functions/Meetings
Rehearsal Dinners

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Venue Type

Banquet Hall/Events Facility
Conference Center

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Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair Accessible


Year-round, daily. Call for details.

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