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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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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 Washington)

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)

Historic Victorian Mansion on M Street
Historic Victorian Mansion on M Street
Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

Say I Do in this stunning 2nd Empire Victorian Mansion This entire space is yours! 6000 sq feet of space. Built in 1870 by famous DC architect and started as statesman house, converted later to a church, then converted to a bed and breakfast. Can accomodate up to 100 guests-ideal for 50 to... (Historic Weddings Washington)

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DACOR Bacon House
DACOR Bacon House
47 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

We are so happy you found this amazing House! Do read about the House, its history, & checkout the photos of past events. 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... (Historic Weddings Washington)

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

Josephine Butler Parks Center is a garden wedding venue located in Washington, D.C. Residing on the verdant property is a beautiful renaissance mansion that has been revitalized to its original glory. Though the stately home was once designed to host vice presidents, the property now warmly welcomes... (Historic Weddings Washington)

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Friends Meeting of Washington
Friends Meeting of Washington
7 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

Established in 1930 as a Quaker meeting house, Friends Meeting of Washington is a wedding venue situated in the Dupont Circle neighborhood of Washington, DC. In keeping with Quaker values, couples of every background, creed, and orientation are welcome to celebrate their precious day at this... (Historic Weddings Washington)

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

Located in Washington, D.C., the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center is a wedding venue and property used for both private and governmental functions. The expansive building stands at 3.1 million square feet and features a modern design and refined appearance that make it suited to... (Historic Weddings Washington)

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

Dumbarton House offers a setting that is stately, charming, and elegant. Whether entering through the grand foyer or mingling in the tranquil gardens, Dumbarton House serves as an unforgettable backdrop for your event. Dumbarton House has been acclaimed in the five-star site directory of Wedding... (Historic Weddings Washington)

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President Lincoln's Cottage
President Lincoln's Cottage
47 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

Located on a picturesque hilltop on the grounds of the historic Soldiers’ Home, President Lincoln’s Cottage offers a unique and inspiring setting for special events. During the Civil War, the president used this beloved home for important meetings, entertaining, and developing nation-changing... (Historic Weddings Washington)

For 100 Guests $6k - $8k
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)

Highland Community Entertainment Hall
Highland Community Entertainment Hall
Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

Highland Community Entertainment Hall is a wedding venue located in Washington D.C. This historic building offers a truly unforgettable wedding setting for both couples and their loved ones. Facilities and Capacity This venue can host weddings of varying sizes, from intimate affairs to grand... (Historic Weddings Washington)

Florida House on Capitol Hill
Florida House on Capitol Hill
Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

Located in Washington, District of Columbia, Florida House on Capitol Hill is a historic wedding destination. This Victorian-style venue was first built in 1891 by Edwin C. Manning. It was only later, in the late 1900s, that it took on a new life as Florida House on Capitol Hill thanks to the... (Historic Weddings Washington)

Guests 5 to 35
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)

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)

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)

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)

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

The National Press Club is a historic wedding venue located in the heart of Washington, D.C. Just a block from the President’s home, the venue features views of the White House and the Washington Monument. Guests will enjoy top hotels next door, plenty of parking garages, and easy walking to the... (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)

The Congressional Club Museum and Foundation
The Congressional Club Museum and Foundation
6 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Washington, DC

The Congressional Club Museum & Foundation has, for more than one hundred years, been the perfect setting for weddings, beginning in 1923 when the first wedding was held at the Club. Since then, tradition had held that the Club was available only to Members and their friends. Now the historical... (Historic Weddings Washington)

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)

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