District of Columbia Historic Wedding Venues

Historic wedding venues are ideal for couples who want to host an event in a truly unique space with abundant charm. Whether it’s a historic home, a vintage-style ballroom, or a treasured landmark, there are lots of historic wedding venues to suit every style. You can tailor your theme to match a historic wedding venue’s history, making your big day all the more special.

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Historic McFarland House
Historic McFarland House
27 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Martinsburg, WV

The Historic McFarland House is a historic mansion wedding venue in the greater Washington D.C. area. This charming brick mansion features vintage interior design and stunning landscaping, all making for an elegant wedding venue. Couples can find this venue in Martinsburg, West Virginia, a 90-minute... (Historic Weddings District of Columbia)

Gari Melchers Home & Studio
Gari Melchers Home & Studio
13 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Fredericksburg, VA

Geri Melchers Home & Studio is a museum in the greater Washington, D.C. area where couples can celebrate their wedding. This classic and historic setting offers 27 acres of land and a charming garden terrace for couples on their big day. Views of the Rappahannock River and even a barn make this... (Historic Weddings District of Columbia)

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Rockwood Manor
Rockwood Manor
29 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Potomac, MD

Rockwood Manor Retreats & Events encompasses a 30-acre wooded park and historic 1920s country house nestled on the shores of the C&O Canal and Potomac River. The Manor House has stood for nearly a century and has hosted first ladies, international diplomats, and thousands of private events... (Historic Weddings District of Columbia)

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Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
19 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

The Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital is a historic wedding venue in the Washington, D.C. area. This venue’s vintage appearance and decor will charm couples looking for the perfect piece of history for their big day. Let this venue be the “something old” needed in the wedding. This property is... (Historic Weddings District of Columbia)

Mount Vernon Inn
Mount Vernon Inn
85 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Mount Vernon, VA

Mount Vernon Inn is a charming and historic wedding venue located in Mount Vernon, Virginia. Situated just steps from the banks of the Potomac River, this colonial event space features a unique atmosphere right at the edge of George Washington’s Mount Vernon. With a variety of vintage dining rooms... (Historic Weddings District of Columbia)

For 100 Guests $15k - $19k
Rixey Manor
Rixey Manor
47 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Rixeyville, VA

Rixey Manor is a newly remodeled Rixeyville, Virginia based wedding venue. Originally built in 1801, this breathtaking space features a rooftop terrace and panoramic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains. With charming accommodations right on the property, you’ll be able to make your wedding experience... (Historic Weddings District of Columbia)

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Union Square
Union Square
1 review
· Historic Weddings · Alexandria, VA

Union Square is an elegant wedding venue located in Alexandria, Virginia’s historic Old Town neighborhood. This light-filled urban loft sits on a picturesque, tree-lined street, just one block from King Street and three blocks from the Potomac River. It's the perfect space to host the wedding... (Historic Weddings District of Columbia)

Guests 15 to 65
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The Watergate Event Center
The Watergate Event Center
Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

The Watergate Event Center is an elegant wedding venue located in Washington, DC. Located in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood, this private venue is nestled on the banks of the Potomac River, between Georgetown and Kennedy Center, providing a breathtaking backdrop for your once-in-a-lifetime... (Historic Weddings District of Columbia)

National Press Club
National Press Club
41 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

National Press Club is a historic wedding venue located in Washington, D.C. Just steps from the President’s home, the venue features unbeatable views of both the White House and the Washington Monument. Its large and adaptable event spaces make for the perfect setting to bring any couple’s wedding... (Historic Weddings District of Columbia)

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Stevenson Ridge
Stevenson Ridge
131 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Spotsylvania, VA

Stevenson Ridge is a historic wedding venue located in Spotsylvania, Virginia. Situated on 87 acres of stunning property, Stevenson Ridge is located just an hour outside of The District. A combination of pastures and woodlands, this unique property is a serene escape with a rustic feel. The on-site... (Historic Weddings District of Columbia)

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Top of the Town
Top of the Town
195 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Arlington, VA

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... (Historic Weddings District of Columbia)

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Tranquility Farm
Tranquility Farm
21 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Purcellville, VA

Tranquility Farm is a historic venue located in Purcellville, Virginia offering a 48-hour Weekend Wedding Experience with Accommodations. On your wedding day, you will get to discover just why this venue bears the name Tranquility Farm. The property, which totals 23 acres, is situated in horse and... (Historic Weddings District of Columbia)

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The Red Fox Inn & Tavern
The Red Fox Inn & Tavern
58 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Middleburg, VA

The Red Fox Inn & Tavern is a full-service wedding and special events venue located in Middleburg, Virginia. Nestled amongst colonial cottages and bucolic streets, this historic property is an idyllic setting for sophisticated weddings with a touch of tradition and Southern hospitality in the heart... (Historic Weddings District of Columbia)

For 100 Guests $42k - $45k
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DACOR Bacon House
DACOR Bacon House
46 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

The DACOR Bacon House is a museum in the downtown Washington, D.C. area. This historic mansion stands proudly as a brick mansion in the city with a rotunda entranceway and cedar shutters. Couples will find this a stately wedding venue in northwest Washington, D.C., just a block and half from the... (Historic Weddings District of Columbia)

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Historic Jordan Springs
Historic Jordan Springs
57 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Stephenson, VA

The Historic Jordan Springs is a mansion wedding venue with a ballroom in the greater Washington, D.C. area. This venue features stunning, well-manicured lawns and an elegant interior with a vintage air. Couples can find this venue 55 minutes from Dulles International Airport in Northern... (Historic Weddings District of Columbia)

The Inn at Vint Hill
The Inn at Vint Hill
60 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Warrenton, VA

The Inn at Vint Hill is a mansion wedding venue in the Washington, D.C. area for couples seeking a historic venue for their wedding day. This vintage and elegant house of red brick is built with black shutters, white trim and sits on an expansive and well-kept lawn. This venue, located in Warrenton,... (Historic Weddings District of Columbia)

Guests 20 to 350
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President Lincoln's Cottage
President Lincoln's Cottage
44 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

President Lincoln’s Cottage is a historic museum and wedding venue located in the heart of Washington, D.C. The venue is an 1842 Gothic Revival mansion that features both history and charm. Located adjacent to President Lincoln’s Cottage is the Robert H. Smith Visitor Education Center, a stunning... (Historic Weddings District of Columbia)

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
44 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

In DC, no place inspires like the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. Our venue offers contemporary design, sophisticated interiors, and breathtaking views overlooking Pennsylvania Avenue. Let our experienced wedding planners recommend one of our signature spaces to complement... (Historic Weddings District of Columbia)

Dumbarton House
Dumbarton House
22 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

The Dumbarton House is a historic mansion for couples’ weddings in the Washington, D.C. area. This house museum is the perfect location for an elegant wedding with its brick walkway and rose bushes behind the house. This venue can be found in Georgetown, about 10 minutes from the John F. Kennedy... (Historic Weddings District of Columbia)

Inn At The Old Silk Mill
Inn At The Old Silk Mill
41 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Fredericksburg, VA

The Inn At The Old Silk Mill is a historic inn and wedding venue in the Washington, D.C. area. This venue, with a ballroom, mixes city vibes with vintage touches to create the perfect hidden gem for a couple’s big day. It can be found in Fredericksburg, Virginia, approximately one hour from downtown... (Historic Weddings District of Columbia)

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