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Clarendon Ballroom

Arlington Wedding Venue
3185 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, Virginia 22201
Contact: Catering Department
Phone: 703/469-2244 x11

Why We Like This Place

  • This Art Deco Moderne treasure, formerly known as The Woolworth Building, was lovingly restored in 2000, bringing the original maplewood floors, pressed-tin ceiling, and crown moldings back to their 1930s glow. 
  • The Main Ballroom has a vintage supper club vibe, with an 80-foot-long Streamline-style Brazilian hardwood bar as its centerpiece. The space hosts ceremonies and receptions, and can be enhanced with swanky uplighting and draping.
  • The Rooftop Pavilion is a wonderful spot for outdoor celebrations from May through October. Early evening ceremonies are especially cool here, with the sun setting over the surrounding skyline. 




  • Max. Seated Indoors: 300
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 150

Reception/Special Events

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 220
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 0
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Indoors: 500
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Outdoors: 200


  • Max. Seated: 350

This venue is perfect for larger parties of 120+.

Cost: Prices, Deposits, Etc.

10% of the estimated event total and a signed contract are required to secure your date. An additional deposit is due 90 days prior to the event and the balance is due on the day of. The venue rental fee ranges $1,500–4,800 depending on the space reserved, time of year, day of the week, and time of day. Meals start at around $55/person. Tax, bar services, and a 20% service charge are additional.

Location Uses

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

Venue Views

Garden Patio/Courtyard

Venue Type

Banquet Hall/Events Facility

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