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Birkby House is a historic mansion wedding venue based in the greater Washington, D.C. area. This stunning mansion is the perfect location for your dream wedding, allowing you and your partner to celebrate your nuptials in peaceful harmony. There is also an array of idyllic spaces to host your occasion including a picturesque white gazebo, a delicate tented space, and a stone-paved patio.
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Birkby House is set upon a luscious garden landscape, welcoming up to 180 guests for a couple’s wedding ceremony or reception. The brick facade of this house, with black shutters and white accents, makes for a charming backdrop to your special day. Shrubbery surrounds both the gazebo and patio, with the mansion remaining visible from either option. Receptions can then take place in the venue’s grand conservatory.
The experienced staff at this magnificent mansion allows couples to avail of a variety of convenient services, ensuring their genuine satisfaction. The team makes it a priority to develop a genuine understanding of your dream vision, gaining an authentic knowledge of your individual style and taste. There is a wide spectrum of event items available for your special day such as altars, drapery, tables, chairs, and audio equipment.
Birkby House provides a variety of catering services for special occasions, curating delicious meals that leave a lasting impression upon you and your guests. There is a team of skilled servers on hand to deliver a sublime experience, making sure your needs are satisfied. Cocktail receptions, hors d’ oeuvres, family-style dishes, and more are available upon request.
A bridal suite and groom’s suite are available for couples to use on the top floor of this historic mansion. The Bride’s Salon features a full-length mirror and closet for your wedding attire, acting as an ideal location to get ready in before the festivities. A private bathroom and separate porch overlooking the gardens are also attached to this room. The Groom’s Suite includes a board room and a sitting room with a private bathroom.
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My name is Carleigh Malone, myself and family have been at Birkby since 2015! My husbands family decided to take on a new adventure after falling in love with the wedding business after planning our wedding in 2014! Since we have had an amazing adventure running the business and helping other couples celebrate there special day! We have 3 beautiful children, often referred to as the Birkby Mascots! Look forward to meeting and helping create a magical day.
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This venue provides a special, historic atmosphere for your wedding. The grounds are beautifully maintained, and provide a gorgeous setting for your ceremony and cocktail reception. The tent, conveniently located next to the courtyard, is perfect for your dinner reception and dancing. Their staff will take great care of you and your guests, and will ensure the vendors you use are first-rate.
The folks at Thomas Birkby House are true professionals with a unique property surrounded by wonderful photo locations. It's a convenient and great location for your wedding. One of our favorite venues.
The Thomas Birkby House is my favorite venue in Virginia. Ron, Judy and Mary Louise take pride in their property, and don't view it as a wedding factory, like other venues do. They are really invested in each event, making sure that the client has a great experience, and assisting the vendors who come through their doors. I can't recommend the Thomas Birkby House highly enough for your next event.
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- Bridal Suite
- Clean Up
- Set Up
- Cake Cutting
- Historic Building
- Covered Outdoor
- Uncovered Outdoor
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
- Bar Services
- Catering Services
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- Get Ready Rooms
- Pet Friendly
- Audio Equipment
- Dance Floor