Friends Meeting of Washington 2111 Decatur Place NW • Washington • DC 20008


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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • This historic Quaker meeting house sits at the heart of Dupont Circle’s Sharidan-Kalorama district, and is within walking distance of the Metrorail, as well as countless hotels and restaurants.
  • The original stone and brick buildings—recently renovated to add a gracious, modern glass entry—house several lovely event spaces. Outside, you’ll find a charming garden courtyard that can host ceremonies and al fresco receptions.
  • Lovely indoor and outdoor spaces offer plenty of combinations, ensuring your celebration flows smoothly from one event to the next, taking advantage of every dreamy space.

PRICES: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $425–7,500/event
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Day of week
    • Time of day
    • Space reserved
    • Guest count
    • Event duration
    • Package chosen
    • Type of event
  • Most rentals include tables and chairs.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 300 190
Cocktails, etc. Standing 150 300
Reception Seated 96 200
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 300.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Elopement Packages
  • Small Wedding
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info




Preferred list

Caterers not on the preferred list must be approved by the venue.



Beer, wine, and champagne only; no liquor or spirits. A DC liquor license is required and generally must be served by a bartender.

Amplified Music

Some restrictions

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round: Monday–Thursday, 8am–11pm; Friday–Saturday, 8am–midnight; Sunday 2pm–11pm. The gardens close to guests at 10pm.

Venue Type

Buildings & other settings available:

  • Garden
  • Chapel / Church / Temple
  • Historic / Landmark Building
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Unique
  • Banquet Hall / Events Facility
  • Conference Center
  • Non-Profit
  • Retreat

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Cityscape
  • Garden
  • Landscaped Grounds


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