Have the reception of your dreams at world-renowned concert venue, UNION STAGE.
As one of the most versatile and accommodating spaces in the DC area, UNION STAGE is perfect for any style wedding reception you have in the works. Located at The Wharf in SW DC, our clients enjoy direct access to the waterfront and all the amenities available across the neighborhood (just imagine those wedding photos!).
UNION STAGE was designed by award-winning design firm Perkins Eastman as a part of the Wharf redevelopment in 2017 to be a flexible, approachable, and totally unique events space. And our state-of-the-art live music capabilities will add a special edge to an otherwise standard occasion.
Plan your wedding with UNION STAGE and we guarantee you'll walk away feeling like a rock star!
Facilities and Capacity
Union Stage features a multi-level layout with a total of 7,500 square feet. Couples can utilize space for their bridal shower, engagement party, rehearsal dinner, ceremony, and/or reception. For a seated ceremony or celebration, you are welcome to invite up to 150 friends and family. However, if you want a more laid-back party, there is enough room for up to 400 people mostly standing. Our famous concert stage is just right for any band or DJ and of course the venue has top-notch sound, lights, and sound engineers in-house so you don't have to worry about any of that. Plus, the backstage green room is the perfect spot for brides and bridesmaids to get ready, or just find some quiet time.
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Allison · Married on 11/03/2018
Fantastic venue and event staff
We were looking for a non-traditional venue for our wedding, and Union Stage was a perfect fit. Our goal was to create a unique and memorable wedding for not only ourselves but also for our guests, and the event staff at Union Stage worked seamlessly with our vendors to make that happen. Unlike a lot of other venues, Union Stage provided us with a day-of wedding coordinator (Natalie) who worked with us during the months prior to the wedding to create a detailed timeline and brought up issues we hadn't really thought of. Since my husband and I had no event experience, this was essential in making our wedding a success. On the day of the wedding, Natalie and the rest of the event staff set up the space exactly how we had discussed, and kept the event running in accordance with the timeline. More importantly, the event staff at Union Stage worked hard to understand our vision and then made it happen. Even my most hard to please family members have done nothing but rave about the venue and the event itself, and I am so grateful we selected Union Stage for our wedding.Sent on 11/28/2018
Alison · Married on 10/12/2018
I hosted a company event at Union Stage and could not have been happier with the results! My event coordinators Eddie and Natalie were there to help set up all my decorations and made sure everything went according to plan. The bar staff was also very friendly. My colleagues were impressed that we had found such a fun, unique venue - and you can't beat being down at the Wharf. Would definitely recommend for a corporate event or wedding - very versatile space.Sent on 10/31/2018
Rick · Married on 10/06/2018
Union Stage is a great venue for any event!
My husband and I got married at Union Stage in Washington, DC in October 2018. We go to so many concerts around DC and could not believe how perfect Union Stage was to have our dream wedding. The venue is the perfect size and the price was right. All of the staff that we worked with were fun, friendly, and had a good time along with us on our wedding day. We could not be happier with how everything went, and highly recommend having your wedding, or any event, at Union Stage. It was our dream "concert" wedding come true.Sent on 10/20/2018