The Mead Center for American Theater

The Mead Center for American Theater

6 Reviews
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About The Mead Center for American Theater

Washington DC's Premiere Waterfront Wedding Destination

For unconventional couples, a Wedding Ceremony or Reception at the Mead Center for American Theater is a theatrical event you’ll never forget. The striking, yet intimate, Kogod Cradle is a stunning setting in which to say “I do.” Afterwards, the magnificent views of the waterfront while dining in the Molly Smith Study or Grand Lobby set a dramatic tone for the most important event of your lives. You can see more of our happy couples on our weddings pinterest board.

Categories: Wedding Venue

Regions serviced: Washington DC

6 Reviews for The Mead Center for American Theater

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We loved our wedding at the Mead Center! We rented the Molly Smith Study for the ceremony and reception and had the cocktail hour up on the outdoor terrace.

The Molly Smith Study looked great for the ceremony and fit our group of 100 people well. It also was amazing at night with the large glass windows for the reception.

Betsy O'Keefe was our POC at the Mead Center and was super responsive and helpful with all of our questions. Would highly recommend to others.

Profile Picture Jeremy, 9/16/17, 5 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
Services Used: Indoor

We had a FANTASTIC experience working with the events team at Arena stage and holding our reception at the Molly Smith Study. What a stunning space! The Study doesn't even require any decoration, just some uplighting that the DJ arranged for.The staff is laid back, kept track of every detail, always made sure that we felt comfortable with the decisions being made, and made very knowledgeable vendor recommendations. If you are willing to be a little flexible around their theater schedule, there is no better space in DC.

Profile Picture Lily, 5/2/15, 2 Reviews
Category: Ceremony & Reception Venue
Services Used: Indoor

The Mead Center for American Theater Pricing

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Banquet Hall, Historic, Museum
City, Unique, Modern
Covered Outdoor, Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner
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Bridal Suite
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Event Planning
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In-House Bar
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Preferred Vendors Only
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Friday/Sunday Offpeak Discount

$5,000.00 Value | Redeem In-Store
Off-peak discount (valued at 25% off the rental fees) are available for weddings hosted on Friday and Sunday evenings, year-round!

Professional Network & Endorsements

I highly recommend this space. You could host a performance, stage play, reception, product launch, networking event, gala and more at this beautiful venue. The possibilities are endless.


1101 6th St. SW, Washington, DC 20024   See On Map
202-600-4040 (phone)
The Mead Center for American Theater is a wedding venue from Washington, DC. We service weddings throughout the local area, including Maryland, DC, and Virginia. The Mead Center for American Theater is a professional wedding vnue that has been part of the Washington, DC wedding industry for 5 years. We specialize in unique, modern, and creative wedding ceremonies and receptions.