Washington 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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Pro Dumbarton House
Dumbarton House
21 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 Washington)

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
15 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 Washington)

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DACOR Bacon House
DACOR Bacon House
37 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 Washington)

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 Washington)

National Press Club
National Press Club
40 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 Washington)

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President Lincoln's Cottage
President Lincoln's Cottage
42 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 Washington)

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 Washington)

Josephine Butler Parks Center
Josephine Butler Parks Center
116 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

The Josephine Butler Parks Center is a garden wedding venue in the Washington, D.C. area. This wedding venue features a Renaissance-Revival mansion overlooking 12 acres of beautifully landscaped parks. Couples will find this venue just seven minutes from the Smithsonian National Zoological... (Historic Weddings Washington)

Elizabeth's on L
Elizabeth's on L
13 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

The Cranford House
The Cranford House
Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

Welcome to Cranford House, home of the American News Women’s Club, host to world famous luminaries for more than 80 years and one of the hidden architectural treasures in the nation’s capital. This historic four-story French Revival townhouse offers elegance in a convenient location and is an ideal... (Historic Weddings Washington)

Guests 5 to 80
DC Firehouse 4
DC Firehouse 4
1 review
· Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

DC Firehouse 4 is a historic wedding and event venue located in Washington, D.C.. Situated in D.C.’s hip Shaw neighborhood, this unique firehouse was built in 1884. It housed the first fully African American fire company in the area, and was renovated in 2017. DC Firehouse 4 combines exposed... (Historic Weddings Washington)

President Woodrow Wilson House
President Woodrow Wilson House
4 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

The President Woodrow Wilson House offers you the opportunity to entertain in classic Washington style. Ideal for events from small elopement ceremonies to rehearsal dinners to receptions with dancing, Wilson House epitomizes the “Washington Scene.” Intimate and elegant spaces offer a unique setting... (Historic Weddings Washington)

Guests 2 to 80
Warner Theatre
Warner Theatre
Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

Located downtown in the heart of the city’s vibrant Pennsylvania Quarter arts district, the intimate 1,847-seat theatre hosts both public and private events year round. With its incredibly rich history, perfect location and breathtaking elegance, the Warner Theatre provides a truly unique venue that... (Historic Weddings Washington)

Meridian House
Meridian House
49 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

Meridian House is an exquisite historic home situated on three acres of manicured gardens. Conveniently located a mile north of the White House in the heart of the nation's capital, the property's stately elegance provides an ideal setting for the area's most prestigious events. Meridian House is a... (Historic Weddings Washington)

Guests 5 to 150
Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
17 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

Built in 1816 with gracious events in mind, Tudor Place has radiated serenity and elegance for nearly two centuries. Let us bring that feeling to your special day! Leafy and open, Tudor Place Historic House & Garden can feel like a rural retreat, but this historic Georgetown estate is right in D.C.,... (Historic Weddings Washington)

Guests 2 to 70
Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square - Events DC property
Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square - Events DC property
10 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

Located across the street from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, this historic landmark has awe inspiring architecture, spacious rooms, a 150-seat theater and a grand exterior plaza. Dedicated in 1903 by President Theodore Roosevelt and Andrew Carnegie, the Carnegie Library is an integral... (Historic Weddings Washington)

Guests 20 to 1,000
The Historical Society of Washington, DC
The Historical Society of Washington, DC
Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

Celebrate your event with us and you’ll join hundreds of clients who have combined the traditions of festive celebrations with the stunning architecture and classic styling of the Historical Society of Washington, DC. We offer an elegant museum venue with the traditional spaces in the Great Hall... (Historic Weddings Washington)

The Berliner
The Berliner
18 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

The Berliner is a rustic German bier hall and event space located in historic Washington, D.C. Housed on the banks of the Potomac River, this modern wedding venue features sweeping views of the Key Bridge, Rosslyn Skyline and all of the well-known monuments of Washington. If you’re hoping to host an... (Historic Weddings Washington)

St. Francis Hall
St. Francis Hall
77 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

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... (Historic Weddings Washington)

Union Market
Union Market
1 review
· Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

Located on the second floor of Union Market, Dock 5 is a 12,300 square foot warehouse with an additional 700 sq. ft. outdoor covered dock/patio. The space offers a blank canvas with a modern industrial feel for events that you can design to be exactly what you want it to be. (Historic Weddings Washington)

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