Arena Stage at The Mead Center 1101 6th Street Southwest • Washington • DC 20024

Arena Stage at The Mead Center

1101 6th Street Southwest
Washington, DC 20024

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Why You'll Love This Place

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  • With its striking contemporary architecture and huge selection of event spaces, this ultra-modern theatrical venue offers an enticing alternative to traditional wedding options.
  • Exchange vows on the stage of one of 3 unique performance spaces, followed by a reception in The Grand Lobby, with its soaring 2-story floor-to-ceiling window walls.
  • Host an unforgettable outdoor affair on the Rooftop Terrace. Available during the warmer months, it's covered by one of the largest cantilevered roofs in the world, and offers breathtaking views of the southwest waterfront and the Washington Monument.


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Prices: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $5,500–10,500/event
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Space reserved
    • Guest count
    • Package chosen
  • The rental fee includes a 4-hour reception. Rental of the Study or Grand Lobby requires a 20x20 dance floor.

Ceremony Fee
  • $750–2,750/event
  • Ceremony fee varies depending on:
    • Space reserved
    • Guest count
    • Package chosen
  • The ceremony fee includes a rehearsal. The Kogod Cradle fee also includes basic sound & lighting services.

Meals (when priced separately)
  • Arrange meal service through one of the venue's exclusive caterers.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 680 0
Cocktails, etc. Standing 500 250
Reception Seated 250 0
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 1390.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Small Wedding
  • All-Inclusive
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • Late Night
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info


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Preferred list



Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily.

Venue Type

Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:

  • Unique
  • Penthouse / Rooftop
  • Community Center / Civic Building
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Cityscape
  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Panoramic


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