Distinctively Different: 8 Unique D.C. Wedding Venues

Our nation's capitol is famous for its iconic buildings and monuments, but did you know this thriving district is also home to a mix of playful and unique wedding venues? From a restored post office to an eclectic mansion with secret doors, D.C. has a wealth of out-of-the-ordinary places to tie the knot.


Friends Meeting of Washington

Washington, DC

Fab Features: peaceful, historic oasis in the heart of Dupont Circle • lovely, flexible indoor spaces are accented with warm wood and flooded with natural light • multiple gorgeous Terraces and Gardens at the heart of the complex are perfect for al fresco events

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $

District Wharf Dockmaster Building

Washington, DC

Fab Features: 2-story glass building perched at the end of the 450-foot District Pier • enjoy exquisite 270-degree views of the Washington Channel from the second floor Dockmaster Room with its wraparound balcony and floor-to-ceiling windows • first-floor spaces offer direct access to the pier

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$

Special Events at Union Station

Washington, DC

Fab Features: iconic 1908 Beaux Arts masterpiece with grand and versatile event spaces • the gorgeous Main Hall boasts barrel vaulted ceilings lined with 23 carat gold leaf and distinguished white marble floors • intimate ceremonies in the Columbus Club, with its classic wall artistry and elegant architecture

Catering: In-house
Price: $$$

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Washington DC

Washington, DC

Fab Features: beautifully restored 200-year-old landmark hotel • intimate ceremonies in the private courtyard • the Paris Ballroom boasts grand columns, a peaked cathedral ceiling, and dramatic skylight

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $$

The Mansion on O Street

Washington, DC

Fab Features: eclectic museum/event space comprised of 5 Dupont Circle row houses • there are over 100 rooms with 70 secret doors • everything on display—art, sculpture, memorabilia, chandeliers, signature guitars—can be used to dress up your event and is available for purchase

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Viceroy Washington D.C.

Washington, DC

Fab Features: urban-chic hotel • intimate celebrations on the rooftop oasis or year-round outdoor patio • creative, seasonal dishes provided by the in-house restaurant, Dovetail • custom libations by a master cocktail craftswoman who uses ingredients from her own garden

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Arts Club of Washington

Washington, DC

Fab Features: historic mansion and former home of President James Monroe • exchange vows in the private-walled garden surrounded by vibrant flowers and lush landscaping • the interior impresses with a sweeping front-hall staircase, well-appointed reception rooms, and art-filled galleries

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


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