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Top of the Town

Arlington, VA View map Visit website
Rating 4.6 out of 5
201 reviews
$6k - $8k For 100 Guests

About

$6k - $8k For 100 Guests

Top of the Town is a historic wedding venue located in Arlington, Virginia. This celebrated event space will take your special day to new heights as you and your loved ones rejoice while looking out over the greater Washington D.C. metro area. Top of the Town is a premier event space, offering a unique ambiance that will leave an impression on you and all your guests.

Facilities and Capacity

Top of the Town is an elegant reception facility that features dramatic views across the Potomac River. It also grants glimpses of many Washington, D.C. monuments such as the Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, the nation’s Capital, the Jefferson Memorial, and more. Whether you choose to host your event during the day or at night, the views will be equally spectacular. There are many different settings at this event space in which you can host your wedding ceremony, reception, engagement party, rehearsal dinner, or other special events. The main event room is large enough to host special occasions with up to 180 guests, but can also be divided into smaller sections for more intimate affairs. This event room features tall ceilings, elegant chandeliers, floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views, and a spacious dance floor. For those who would like to enjoy the view outdoors, the Top of the Town has an outdoor deck on the same level as the main event room for you and your guests to utilize. This patio can be transformed into a comfortable lounge space with outdoor furniture and mood lighting. The facilities housed in this building are fully equipped with all the sound and PA equipment needed for music, visuals, and speeches on your big day. Additionally, there is plenty of on-site parking that adds an extra layer of convenience for your loved ones.

Services Offered

The team at Top of the Town offers a wide range of services for couples' convenience. This wedding venue will connect you with a great list of local vendors that have ample experience catering weddings and other special events in the Washington D.C. area. This makes it easy for you to select a fantastic catering company, florist, photographer, and more - especially if you are not local to the area. Additionally, the team at this venue will set up and clean up all the tables, chairs, and linens needed for your special event.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$7,700

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$3,600

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

No

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$3,850

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$1,950

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
Parking
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Server(s)

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

1

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Rooftop
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Clean Up
Event Rentals
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Preferred Vendors Only
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Family Style
French Service
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Stations

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Dance Floor
Decor
Furniture
Lighting
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

September
October
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
April
May
June
July
August
November

201 Reviews

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Recommended by 93% of couples
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    David T. Married on 10/09/2021
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    Beautiful!

    We had our October 2021 wedding at Top of the Town and it was beautiful! The space and, of course, the view are gorgeous and the staff at Top of the Town were very easy to work with!
  • Kelly
    Kelly S. Married on 07/16/2021
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    Amazing View, Amazing Staff

    So easy to work with, and so worth it! What a view!
  • Kacie
    Kacie S. Married on 05/01/2021
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    Gorgeous Views

    Top of the Town was the perfect venue for us. Working with Kate and Vivian to schedule tours was easy. Also, the were very responsive to any questions we had.
    I did like how they had a pre-approved list of vendors to pick from. This made my research of finding a caters and DJ easy. In addition, they have worked the venue before so no surprises. Also, tables and chairs are included so we didn't need to rent which was great.

    All pur guest were taken back by the views and how elegant the room looked.

Awards

  • 201
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner

Real Weddings

  • Heather & Jake
    43 photos · 11/10/2018

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Professional Network & Endorsements

20 Endorsements
Edibles Incredible Desserts Edibles Incredible Desserts Wedding Cakes

We have been providing wedding cakes and desserts to special events at the Top of the Town for over a decade. The venue has a spectacular view and the staff are always accommodating to guests. We have personally attended two weddings here - wow, what a place!

Wedding Ceremonies by Jim Burch Wedding Ceremonies by Jim Burch Wedding Officiants

Top of the Town is the most beautiful venue in and about the city of Washington, DC. It has - by far - the most wonderful view of the city. Newscasts and movies use this location as their premier spot for a backdrop. There is a great outdoor deck that is just the ultimate lure. I have seen every group of people drawn out there for the magnificent view. The windows, from inside, have the same view, but people just have to get outside - almost magnetically! It can be raining or a snowstorm, and they WILL go outside. On top of that, the service is great and the food is abundant and delicious. Top of the Town is a rare combination that works to make your wedding just right. You will love it!

Heidelberg Pastry Shoppe Heidelberg Pastry Shoppe Wedding Cakes

Beautiful venue!

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Map

1400 14th Street North Arlington, VA, 22209
703-387-8696
703-387-3023

Office Open, Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm Tours, Monday-Friday: 12pm-5pm, by appointment Saturday: By appointment only Events, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
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