DAR Memorial Continental Hall

1776 D St NW, Washington, DC 20006 Map · Phone number
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About DAR Memorial Continental Hall

*Renovations are Complete! Book Now for Spring Wedding!*

Imagine dancing your wedding night away with your family and friends on a portico with intricately detailed columns and a breathtaking view of the Washington Monument. Imagine hosting a wedding where your guests arrive using a grand circular driveway and enter through a lavish marbled foyer.

Situated between the White House and the WashingtonMonument across from the Ellipse, the DAR National Headquarters is an historic landmark with unique character and versatility. DAR Memorial Continental Hall and DAR Constitution Hall are both on the National Register of Historic Places and reflect the opulence of the beaux-arts architectural style.

All the grandeur you expect for your wedding is available at this ideal venue in the heart of our nation's capital. DAR National Headquarters provides the perfect Washington venue for your special day.

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Rates:

O'Byrne Gallery $600 per hour

Library $600 per hour

Portico $250 per hour

Banquet Hall $600 per hour

Security Deposit $1,000-$1,500

Additional charges for catering time, security and maintenance.

All prices are calculated by hour and half hour. A four hour event is roughly $7,000.00 for the rental amount.

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Capacity Description:

O'Byrne Gallery 140 seated, 200 standing reception

Library 130 seated, 200 standing reception

Banquet Hall 100 seated, 180 standing reception

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Catering

Catering is available from a list of caterers.

Parking

Some street parking available.

Transportation

Metro Station: Farragut West (Blue and Orange Lines),

Farragut North (Red Line)

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26 Reviews for DAR Memorial Continental Hall

Recommended by 91% of couples


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  • Quality of service 4.6
  • Professionalism 4.7
  • Flexibility 4.2
  • Value 4.4
  • Average response time 4.7

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    Ashley · Married on 09/15/2018

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    The DAR was our dream wedding venue, and Susan (and the rest of the team) was wonderful to work with. From the initial tour to view the space, to the day-of execution, the team at the DAR really knows how to do a wedding and we felt 100% confident putting our big day in their hands. The Portico and the O'Byrne Gallery had a real wow-factor for our guests. Even though we didn't need to use the rain backup plan, the additional spaces that would have been available in case of bad weather were just as lovely as the outdoor spaces. We'd recommend the DAR to any future couples who are looking for a beautiful venue with a great team behind it.

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    Elaina · Married on 10/20/2017

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    Love, love, love. This space is just beautiful and so multi-purpose. If you haven't toured the site in person, DO! Their website photos don't do it justice, the location is gorgeous in person and right in the heart of DC. The DAR has several spaces that rent by the hour so you can mix and match your spaces to fit your event. The portico is a fab covered space for an outdoor dance floor (even into the late fall!). Plus you can dance under the towering Washington Monument (Doesn't get much more DC than that.). The event staff at the DAR are very responsive and are delighted to have you. We loved having our wedding here and the ability to come back and visit the historical site whenever we want for years to come. (We even had DC food trucks pull up right outside which made for great catering.)

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    HUGH · Married on 08/27/2016

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    Beautiful venue for our wedding. Elegance meets class, meets beautiful memories!!! Mrs Blankenship was easy to work with and made it easy for us to plan our DIY wedding. Our guests were amazed at the beauty and enchantment of the building and we had tons of room for getting ready. We used the portico and obynre for our reception and dancing and the fornt pation for our ceremony. Awesome venue!!! Definitely recommended!!!

    Sent on 09/20/2016

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DAR Memorial Continental Hall FAQ

  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 200
  • Describe your venue: Banquet Hall, Historic Building, Museum
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception
  • What event services do you offer? Event Planner

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  • 1776 D St NW Washington, 20006 See on map
    2028793253 (Phone number)

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