7 Wedding Venues With Views of The Potomac

From tranquil waterfront farms to elegant penthouses with panoramic views, you're sure to find your dream wedding venue along the Potomac River. So whether you want to go full-on glam at an elegant penthouse or keep it casual with a natural outdoor ceremony, check out our picks for some of the best locations to tie the knot with views of the Potomac.


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: $$ • $$$

Top of the Town

Arlington, Virginia

Fab Features: elegant penthouse with glittering chandeliers, a marble foyer, and a high-tech sound system • open-air terrace • panoramic views of DC monuments from floor-to-ceiling windows

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Riverside on the Potomac

Leesburg, VA

Fab Features: expansive views of the Potomac River Valley from the tranquil Waterfall Terrace and Patio, which is perfect for al fresco ceremonies and cocktail hours • rustic elegance in the airy Bank Barn, outfitted with vintage accessories and furniture • the rustic, romantic Log Chapel anchors the surrounding meadows and gardens

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

The Woodlands at Algonkian

Sterling, Virginia

Fab Features: an elegant event space in the picturesque forests of Algonkian Regional Park • tie the knot outdoors underneath a warm wooden archway surrounded by tall trees and lush greenery • accommodate your guests in the well-appointed cottages along the Potomac River

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

Trump National Golf Club Washington D.C.

Potomac Falls, Virginia

Fab Features: a gorgeous venue located on 600 lush acres at the edge of the Potomac with sweeping views of the river valley • exchange vows atop their grand water sculpture with a scenic backdrop of the Potomac River • host your lavish cocktail hour and reception on the outdoor stone patio

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

Woodlawn Farm

Ridge, MD

Fab Features: tranquil, centuries-old property along the Potomac River highlighted by the historic Manor House • exchange vows on the expansive lawn beneath old-growth boxwood trees, then celebrate in the large barn with its wraparound shaded deck • stay for the weekend in a cozy suite at the Manor House, Inn, or one of the Creekside

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Le Meridien Arlington

Arlington, Virginia

Fab Features: a chic property nestled at the edge of The Potomac and just minutes from D.C. attractions • host your ceremony in the sleek Vivaci Ballroom or Amuse Restaurant that feature understated, modern décor • dance the night away on the outdoor Terrace that offers spectacular views of the Key Bridge and Georgetown’s lights glittering across the river

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


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