Friends Meeting of Washington 2111 Florida Avenue 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.
  • They offer elopement and micro-wedding packages, and are able to help connect you to an event planner with expertise in these uniquely special affairs.


Elopement Packages

  • Services of a Bright Occasions wedding planner in advance and day-of
  • Choice of ceremony location: Quaker House Living Room, Meeting Room, or Garden
  • Library/Parlor or Terrace Room prep space for the wedding couple
  • Reception with sparkling wine & cake for up to 10 people in the Quaker House Living Room or Garden
  • 1-hour rehearsal and venue walkthrough the week prior

Pricing ranges $2,350 (2-hour rental) to $2,850 (3-hour rental). All package time includes setup & cleanup.

Additional services, like florals, live music, and photography may be provided by a vendor of choice (must be approved by venue) or selected from a list of preferred vendors.

Prices: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $350–6,500/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.

Package Prices
  • $2,350/event and up
  • Package prices vary depending on:
    • Package chosen


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 300 250
Cocktails, etc. Standing 150 350
Reception Seated 96 275
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 300.

Venue Details

Site Uses

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

Essential Info




Preferred list



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 1pm–11pm.

Venue Type

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

  • Garden
  • Chapel / Church / Temple
  • Historic / Landmark Building
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Unique

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Garden
  • Landscaped Grounds


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