St. Francis Hall

1340 Quincy Street, NE, Washington, DC 20017 Map · Phone number
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About St. Francis Hall

St. Francis Hall is truly one of DC's best hidden gems. We are a charming facility adjacent to the beautiful Franciscan Monastery in the quiet Brookland neighborhood of northeast Washington, DC (conveniently located near Catholic University).

Built in 1931 and featuring romantic Renaissance architecture, St. Francis Hall offers a rare combination of classic beauty and modern amenities. The Hall can accommodate 250 people for weddings, banquets and meetings on weekends and weekdays. Ample, free parking is available for all events - a rarity for city venues.

St. Francis Hall is an especially beautiful setting for weddings and other social events. The Hall's high ceilings, romantic lighting and elegant ballroom chairs help create a stunning atmosphere. The Monastery's beautiful gardens and grounds make an especially scenic backdrop for photographs.

The Hall offers very competitive rates and the rental fee includes tables and chairs. Clients may choose from a list of recommended caterers or bring in their own.

We hope you'll call or email for more information!

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73 Reviews for St. Francis Hall

Recommended by 91% of couples


4.5 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.6
  • Professionalism 4.6
  • Flexibility 4.3
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.3
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    Kevin · Married on 08/04/2018

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    St. Francis Hall was an incredible venue for our wedding reception, we were so happy with how it turned out. We wanted a space with character and both indoor and outdoor space, and St. Francis Hall worked perfectly. From start to finish, the reception staff Cara and Pedro were professional, responsive and helpful. The space accommodated our 200 guests, was nice and cool despite an August wedding, and looked beautiful. An added bonus was that your venue costs go to support a great cause and faith-based mission!

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    Annie · Married on 11/19/2016

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    So glad we had our wedding reception at St. Francis!! Worth every penny for a beautiful and unique venue tucked away in DC. The venue was beautiful - hardly needed any other decorations, the stage was perfect for a band and the upstairs apartment was great for the wedding party to regroup before the introductions. Pedro (on-site contact) and Cara were wonderful to work with. Also the gardens across the street were great for photos. Highly recommend St. Francis!

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    Theresa · Married on 11/12/2016

    5.0
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    I gave St. Francis Hall 5 stars because it is an AMAZING venue at a super reasonable price in DC. It is stunningly beautiful inside and out (amazing gardens for pictures). I got SO MANY compliments on the venue - truly a hidden gem in NE DC. I will note that in the beginning it was a tiny bit stressful to get in touch because the woman who handles the events has another full time job & does this on the side, BUT she was super easy to work with and really in the end it all worked out great so hopefully that won't give you hesitation if you're considering the hall. They are pretty strict in terms of timing (in/out) so I added an extra hour just to give the vendors a little padding so that no one felt rushed and it worked out so well. Highly recommend this place :)

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St. Francis Hall FAQ

  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 250
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 2
  • Describe your venue: Banquet Hall, Historic Building
  • 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 Rentals, Lighting / Sound
  • What catering services do you offer? Outside Cake
  • What bar services do you provide? Outside Alcohol
  • What event items are available? Chairs

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  • Elegant Gatherings DC
    Elegant Gatherings DC Wedding Rentals

    We worked with the staff of St. Francis Hall for a winter wedding that went smoothly and without a hitch. We really enjoyed being able to design and style this beautiful venue for a winter wedding that included the ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception. This is truly of one DC's hidden gems!

  • Bellwether Events
    Bellwether Events Wedding Planners

    St. Francis Hall is a hidden gem in Washington DC. If you are looking to transport your guests to the Old World, and create an atmosphere reminiscent of an historic villa in Europe, this is the site for you. The exposed brick and hardwood floors will impress you immediately. The surrounding gardens offer you great opportunities for photo sessions. The stage is perfect for a band. The bridal suite upstairs is as big as any I've ever seen. The site has chairs, tables and linens at an affordable rate. The staff at St. Francis Hall is completely accommodating, and friendly to boot. The rental rates are incredibly competitive. You cannot go wrong with booking St. Francis Hall for your wedding so I recommend that you go take a tour today! Note: I think I would keep the guest list to about 170 (seated) at this venue.

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  • 1340 Quincy Street, NE Washington, DC 20017 See on map
    2024256548 (Phone number)