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Party-Planning Services

in Vienna, VA

Helga's Caterers offer more than 50 gorgeous event settings, including mansions, museums, and gardens within Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, DC. Look no further for that special location! Leave it to us at Helga’s! Contact us at 703-556-0780 for party-planning services in Vienna, VA.

 

Event Sites in Virginia

Algonkian Park

Description: Located on the Potomac shore this paradise away from home is perfect for the family looking to get away from the everyday hustle and bustle. The scenic view is perfect for weddings. You can enjoy the pleasures of a clubhouse, golf course, vacation cottages, boat rides and picnic facilities.

Location: 47001 Fairway Drive, Sterling, Virginia
Directions: To reach the Algonkian from the Beltway ( I-495) you would take Rt. 7 west and remain there for about 11 miles until you reach the Cascades Parkway exit heading in the north direction. Then you would drive about 3 miles to the park entrance.
Website: www.nvrpa.org/algonkian.html
Contact: 703-450-4655

 

Arlington Arts Center

Description: Hold your next private function in the midst of outstanding contemporary art. This venue makes for a unique backdrop for a variety of events, from rehearsal dinners and wedding receptions, to retirement gatherings, fundraisers, and birthday parties. The two galleries have space for up to 100 guests and 175 guests, depending on the type of event. With its beautiful stained-glass panels in the main event space and the buildings rich history – dating back to 1910 - this is a unique setting that’s a perfect venue for any special event.

Location: 3550 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201
Phone: 703-248-6800 
Emailinformation@arlingtonartscenter.org

 

The Bellevue Conference & Event Center

Description: Bienvenue to The Bellevue, an exotic venue for those romantic dreamers and savvy, intellectual thinkers in search for a breath-taking view of traditional couture and modern sophistication. 

At The Bellevue our mission is to implement and execute top-notch coordination for both professional functions and social gatherings, in addition to a picture-perfect backdrop filled with rich, timeless design that is adorned with character and historical beauty. Depending on the ballroom, can accommodate up to 900 guests.

Location: 43350 John Mosby Hwy Chantilly, Va, 20152 
Website: www.thebellevueva.com
Contact: 703-868-8289

Email: info@thebellevueva.com

Briar Patch

Description: This historic Bed and Breakfast is located in the heart of Virginia’s horse, wine & antiques country. Located on 47 rolling acres with beautifully landscaped grounds and majestic mountain views, it is an ideal location for small intimate weddings or weddings up to 200 people. This location also includes a veranda with picturesque mountain views, an outdoor pool and hot tub for friends and family, horses and several sites on the property for you to party with your friends and family at a wedding reception planned the way you want it.

Location: 23130 Briar Patch Lane, Middleburg, VA 20117
Pricing: Please refer to Briar Patch’s website and their contact
Limitations: Smoking is permitted in limited areas outside only and not including the pool area.
Website: www.briarpatchbandb.com
Contact: Henrietta 703-327-5911

 

The Carlyle House

Description: Over 235 years old this piece of history is perfect for any party. With a terrace that overlooks an elaborate garden it is an exceptional place for any outdoor festivity. With the Potomac River only a few glances away it is like a paradise within the heart of Alexandria.

Location: 121 North Fairfax Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Near the George Washington Memorial Parkway (Washington Street) In Old Towne Alexandria
Limitations: There is no smoking and dancing in the house, but it is allowed on the terrace. In addition there are restrictions with regards to the hours, so please contact the facility.
Website: www.nvrpa.org/parks/carlylehouse/?pg=rentals.html
Contact: 703-549-2997

 

The Hendry House

Description: This restored turn-of-the-century Victorian home is one of the many unique features of Fort C.F. Smith Park. The rental space offers four separate rooms, front and side porches, and a separate changing room for wedding parties or other such need. The house can accommodate 65 people seated, 85 people standing, or up to 150 people with the addition of a tent on the lawn. This house offers historic elegance in a park setting and is perfect for small business meetings, weddings and other private functions.

Location: 2411 24th St. N., Arlington, VA 22207
Contact: Sharon Casey
Phone: 703-243-7329
e-mail: scasey@arlingtonva.us

 

Historic Farr House

Description: If you are searching for an intimate setting for your wedding, bridal shower, luncheon, dinner, business meeting, or party, consider this historic home located at 10172 Main Street in the heart of Fairfax City. Built in 1915 by Wilson Farr for his bride Edith Wiley, the colonial revival style home provides the perfect setting for your event. (In fact, the Farr House boasts a long history of parties and gatherings starting with the Farr’s marriage ceremony in November 1915.). Updated and carefully restored in 2001, the tastefully decorated home features floors of Georgia red pine and many restored period details. The public spaces include a great room with double French doors opening to a cheerful sunroom, which accommodates a piano and space for a bar. In addition, you’ll find a brick fireplace in the cozy library, a fully equipped modern kitchen, a large deck, a bride’s changing room, handicap accessible restroom, and guest parking.

Contact: For reservations, call 703-591-5059
Website:https://community.associawebsites.com/sites/FarrcroftHOA/Pages/FarrHouse.aspx
e-mail: farrcrofthoa@gmail.com

 

George Washington Masonic National Memorial

Description: This beautiful historic landmark provides a diverse set of impressive facilities for public and private functions complete with a variety of furnishings and amenities.

It offers quite a variety of event spaces, but most recommended is the Grand Masonic Hall. This room provides a “grand” and elegant setting with its eight massive granite columns which support the entire building. It’s large enough to accommodate seated receptions up to 190 guests, and standing receptions up to 250 guests..

Location: 101 Callahan Drive, Alexandria, VA 22301
Contact: Ms. Radka Mavrova
Phone: 703-683-2007 x2011 
Email: rmavrova@gwmemorial.org 
Website: http://gwmemorial.org/facility.php

 

George Washington’s River Farm

Description: River Farm captures the beauty of nature. Greenery surrounds this estate, including lawns, gardens, meadows and a wood area. It is perfect not only for its scenery but also for its beautiful setting indoors. With the highlight being the parlor which overlooks the Potomac River, a lovely dining room and a hand painted floral piece at the entryway, this is a haven for nature.

Location: 7931 East Boulevard Drive, Alexandria, Virginia
Limitations: Please contact George Washington's River Farm
Website: www.ahs.org/river_farm/index.htm
Contact: Trish Gibson, Events Manager and Curator of Buildings, 
at 703-768-5700 x114
e-mail: rentals@ahs.org

 

Harbour View

Description: Harbour View is a unique waterfront venue located on the shores of the Occoquan River. It is the perfect location for romantic wedding celebrations, business functions to impress, as well as special social gatherings. With over 12,000 square feet divided into several highly functional and beautifully appointed spaces – including three waterfront event rooms, a gallery, a waterfront balcony, and an open-air veranda – Harbour View can accommodate banquets & meetings from 10 to 320 guests, and mixers and seminars of up to 450 guests. Whether you’re looking for an elegant yet versatile space for a business meeting or private gala, or a unique location that provides a beautiful blend of indoor and outdoor space for an unforgettable wedding day; Harbour View can ensure that your event is perfectly executed, and stress free.

Location: 13200 Marina Way, Woodbridge, VA 22191
Website: www.HarbourViewEvents.com
Contact: Lisa Krauss – 703-910-4273
e-mail: info@harbourviewevents.com

 

Ida Lee Park and Rec Center

Description: Thirteen miles west of Dulles Airport, Ida Lee features everything from state of the art meeting rooms, large rooms for corporate events, birthdays, etc. Lots of open space for company picnics and family reunions. For your use, there are two pools, a spa, tennis and racquet courts, a fitness room and a gymnasium.

Location: Ida Lee Drive, Leesburg, VA
Website: www.idalee.org/parks/idalee/facilities
Contact: 703-777-1368
e-mail: kjackson@leesburgva.gov

 

The Lyceum

Description: Centered in the heart of Alexandria, this historic museum is the place to discover the history of Alexandria. It has a largely sized Lecture Hall for weddings, meetings, receptions, concerts and lectures. There is also a viewing area on the first floor of current exhibits. This beautiful location can house up to 140 patrons, depending on the particular type of function.

Location: 201 South Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Limitations: Please contact The Lyceum
Website: http://oha.alexandriava.gov/lyceum/ly-rent.html
Contact: (703) 838-4944

 

Lyon Park Community Center

Description: Lyon Park offers services including wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, anniversary parties, business meetings, picnics and much more! It houses a kitchen facility, stage with a piano and hardwood floors. It is located on about 2 acres of land. The maximum capacity is 150 people.

Please see their website for pricing and other rental information.

Location: 404 N. Fillmore Street, Arlington, Virginia
Limitations: It is a non-smoking facility and does not allow a disc jockey, band, or any other music unless it is authorized.
Website: www.lyonpark.info
Contact: (703) 527-9520

 

Old Town Hall

Description: Built in 1900 and located in the heart of historic Fairfax City, this charming hall is perfect for weddings, receptions, recitals and meetings. Up to 150 can be seated on the first floor, 125 on the second; 250 for standing buffet. Antique crystal and brass chandeliers, harp-style light fixtures suspended from exposed beams, a 1922 Steinway baby grand piano and art gallery are just a few of the delightful amenities that come with this venue.

Location: 3999 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030
Directions: Located at the corner of University Drive and Main Street (Route 236) in the middle of Fairfax City.
Pricing: $200 discount for City residents. Social events priced from $750 – $1500 with $300 security deposit.
Limitations: No cooking on premises. No smoking allowed. Open flame: candles, chaffing dishes must be approved by management.
Website: www.fairfaxva.gov/government/parks-recreation/reservations/rental-venues/old-town-hall
Contact: 703-385-7858

 

The Osprey’s at Belmont Bay

Description: This unique and charming waterfront venue has the picturesque Occoquan River to create a naturally breathtaking backdrop for any event. Spacious accommodations for up to 160 guests are provided in the Clubhouse, which features a beautifully adorned ballroom with vaulted ceilings, and elegant chandeliers. Outdoor celebrations are truly enchanting with a flagstone aisle leading to a pergola framed by the Occoquan River – or choose the beautiful greens of the surrounding championship golf course as your backdrop.

Location: 401 Belmont Bay Drive, Woodbridge, VA 22191
Phone: 703-497-1384
Website: http://ospreysgolf.com/events/weddings/
Contact: Bryan Ruongrat
Email: events@ospreysgolf.com

 

Patton Hall

Description: Need a place to host a wedding reception, business meeting or party? Consider the John B. Patton, Sr. Hall, located on the grounds of Sterling Volunteer Fire Company’s Station 18 in Sterling. 3,600 square feet of usable space, a 400 seat auditorium and a capacity of 250 for dining and dancing. 50% discount for Non-Profit Organizations.

Location: 46700 Middlefield Drive in Sterling VA. 20165
Pricing: $950 for first 4 hours. See website for additional fees and information.
Website: www.sterlingfire.org/?page_id=20
Contact: PattonHall@gmail.com

 

Rust Manor House

Description: Truly a hidden treasure situated on 68 wooded acres on the outskirts of historic Leesburg, Virginia, this storied mansion resides at the heart of the Rust Nature Sanctuary, a serene nature preserve given to the Audubon Naturalist Society by William F. Rust, Jr. and Margaret Dole Rust in 2000. Surrounded by six habitats that are home to native birds and woodland creatures, flowers, trees, fields, pond and even a vernal pool, creates an impeccably peaceful setting.

Location: 802 Childrens Center Rd SW, Leesburg, VA 20175
Pricing: Please refer to Rust Manor House’s website and their contact
Limitations:

  • During the Indoor Season, November 1 through March 31, the Manor House alone accommodates 70 guests.

  • During our Outdoor Season, April 1 through October 31, Rust Manor House and its gardens welcome up to 200 guests.

  • A weekend event is yours exclusively for any eight consecutive hours between 10:30 a.m. and 10:30 p.m.

  • A Monday through Friday, it is yours exclusively for six and a half hours, between 4 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.

Website: www.rustmanorhouse.org
Contact: Jackie Moe 703-669-0755

 

Stone House

Description: aka, Stephen Frazier – Potomac Lakes Community Center. This facility holds a maxium of up to 145 people. Kitchen available.

Location: 20670 Firnbank Court, Sterling, VA 20165
Rent: Sunday – Thursday- $350 per day. Friday and Saturday- $400 per day.
Deposit: $250 with alcohol, $150 without alcohol.
Limitation: Facility for the exclusive use of Cascades Community Association Owners who pay activities assessments. Contact must be made through cascades management agent.
Download Application:
www.cascadesva.com/fbd/forms/rental_application.pdf

 

Stone Tower Winery

Description: Stone Tower Winery is a captivating, vineyard-style wedding and event venue located in Leesburg, Virginia. Nestled on 306 acres of rolling hills, this premiere wedding and event venue features breathtaking views of the Bull Run Mountains. Filled with rustic charm and sophisticated elegance, Stone Tower Winery is the perfect country escape just outside of the city.

Location: 19925 Hogback Mountain Rd., Leesburg, VA 20175

Phone: (703) 777-2797

Website: www.stonetowerwinery.com

Top of the Town

Description: This perfectly located reception area is ideal for those looking for a great view of the United State's Capital. Three large-sized rooms are supreme for up to 180 Guests. Any function would be suitable for this uniquely architectured function site.

Location: 1400 N. 14th Street, Arlington, VA 22209
Pricing: Depends on the type of function, the length of the event and the number of guests.
Limitations: Smoking is not permitted on the facility. There are restrictions based on some food products and music, please consult Top of the Town.
Website: www.topofthetown.net
Contact: (703) 387-8696 Fax: (703) 387-3030

 

Historic Properties Rental Services in Virginia

 

Sites include:

  • Cabell’s Mill, in Centreville

  • Clark House, in Falls Church

  • Dranesville Tavern, in Dranesville

  • Forestville Schoolhouse, in Great Falls

  • Great Falls Grange, in Great Falls

  • Hunter House, in Vienna

  • Stone Mansion, in Alexandria

  • Wakefield Chapel, in Annandale

Description: If you are looking for a glimpse of Virginia's historic mansions the Historic Properties Rental Services is perfect! There are eight sites, which range from 18th to 20th century architecture. It is perfect for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, even business functions.

Main Office: 12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 425, Fairfax, VA 22035
Website: www.fairfaxcounty.gov/parks/hprs
Contact: 703-324-8730

 

Picnic Areas in Fairfax County

Brookfield Park

7417 Floyd Avenue, Springfield

The park has one basketball court, conservation area, nature trail, open play area, parking for 20 cars and playground. The facility also has restrooms, shelter for 200 persons, a tot lot and hiking trail on 25 acres. For reservations and more information, call 703-569-3464.

 

Burke Lake Park

7315 Ox Road, Fairfax Station

The 2018-acre lake has fishing, rowboat rentals and a boat launch for private boats (electric motors only). Picnic facilities have space available on a first-come, first-served basis and space for groups of several hundred to reserve. The park has 60 grills, restrooms, parking, playgrounds, playing fields, a miniature train ride, fitness trail, disc golf course, carousel, five-mile walking trail, 18-hole, par three golf course and camping facilities. For picnic reservations and more information, call 703-323-6600.

 

Ellanor C. Lawrence Park

5040 Walney Road, Centreville

Walney Visitor Center and Cabell's Mill are located in the 640-acre park. In addition, the park has interpretive trails, athletic fields and picnic areas. For more information, call 703-631-0013.

 

Jefferson District Park

7900 Lee Highway, Falls Church

The park has am executive nine-hole golf course, eight-lighted tennis courts with practice wall, horseshoe pits and shuffle board courts. The facility also has two-lighted basketball multi-use courts and a lighted shelter area with two picnic tables suitable for 10 persons. The park also has an 18-hole miniature golf course. For reservation and information, call 703-573-0443.

 

Lake Accotink Park

7500 Accotink Road, Springfield

The 70-acre lake site includes fishing, boat launch, and canoe, rowboat and paddleboat rentals. The park also has a pontoon boat ride, miniature golf, carousel, restrooms, playgrounds, hiking trails, picnic areas for groups, basketball courts, ballfield, two shelter pavilions suitable for 50-200 persons, and a 3.7-mile jogging trail. For reservations and information, call 703-569-3464.

 

Lake Fairfax Park

1400 Lake Fairfax Drive, Reston

This 15-acre lake has an Olympic-size out-door pool, wading pool and playground, paddleboat rental, excursion boat ride, carousel and miniature train ride. The facility also includes a nature trail, 150-seat amphitheater, picnic area for groups up to 300 and a campground with more than 140 campsites. For more information, call 703-471-5415.

 

Lee District Park

6601 Telegraph Road, Alexandria

The 139-acre park has a recreation center with a full complement of facilities such as racquet courts, and Olympic-size indoor pool, weight room, gymnasium, arcade games, community rooms, indoor and outdoor basketball courts, saunas, spa and sundeck. The park's outdoor facilities include lighted tennis courts, baseball, soccer and football fields, .8-mile running track, open play areas, horse-shoe pits, snack bar, carousel, miniature trainride and restrooms. The park also has an amphitheater, walking trail, picnic areas for groups up to 350 and a sheltered pavilion (60-person capacity) with two grills. For reservations and information, call 703-922-9841.

 

Mason District Park

6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale

This 148-acre park has six lighted tennis courts, two lighted basketball/multi-use courts, a lighted little league field, a lighted soccer field, the Newton W. Edwards Amphitheater a concession stand and two restroom facilities. The park also has a picnic area, shuffleboard courts, game tables, two tot lots, ponds, hiking and interpretive trails, fitness trail, picnic areas for reservable space to accommodate a maximum of 100 people. There is also parking for approximately 250 cars. For reservations and information, call 703-941-1730.

 

Nottoway Park

9601 Courthouse Road, Vienna

The park has a baseball, little league and softball fields, soccer/football fields, open play areas, restrooms, playground, six lighted tennis courts with practice wall and lighted multiuse courts for volleyball and basketball. The facility also has a 1.5-mile fitness trail, concession stand and picnic area for 200 people, including a 60-person picnic shelter. Hunter house, a historic site located in the park, is also available for rental by calling 703-938-8835. For picnic reservations and information, call 703-938-7532.

 

Riverbend Park

8700 Potomac Hill Street, Great Falls

The park has a visitor center, restrooms, boat launch for small boats, walking trails, horse trails, nature center, picnic shelter for 50 persons and picnic areas. For reservations and more information, call 703-759-3211.

 

Stoneybrooke Park

3900 Stoneybrooke Drive, Alexandria

The 14-acre park has two tennis courts, a basketball court, playground, new nature trail, and shelter suitable 30 persons. The historic Stone Mansion is available for rental and can accommodate 50 persons. Restrooms for picnic facilities are available only if the mansion is rented. For picnic reservations and information, call 703-938-8835.

 
 
 

Event Sites in Maryland

BlackRock Center for the Arts

Description: BlackRock Center for the Arts exists to inspire the community to explore, experience, engage and excite through the arts. In its active pursuit to make the arts central to the lives of local residents, BRCA is committed to providing quality programs that develop lifelong participants in the arts. BlackRock Center for the Arts builds community through and for the arts. When our theaters, gallery, art rooms, lobby and conference room are not in use for our programs they are available for rent to the public. The Studio Theatre is popular as a large meeting and banquet room for birthday parties, bat and bar mitzvahs, and wedding receptions.

Location: 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown, MD 20874
Pricing: Please refer to BlackRock Center’s website and their contact
Website: www.blackrockcenter.org/about-us/rent-our-space
E-mail: rentals@blackrockcenter.org

 

Brookside Gardens

Description: Changing floral displays in 11 specialty gardens and the Conservatories promise color and scent year round. Wedding ceremonies, receptions, other social events, and corporate retreats can be scheduled year-round at Brookside Gardens. Select from our colorful conservatory, beautifully landscaped gardens, wedding gazebo or dramatic reception hall for your special occasion.

Location: 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton, MD 20902
e-mail: Event.Manager@MontgomeryParks.org
Website: www.montgomeryparks.org/event_centers/brookside.shtm
Contact: 301-962-1404

 

Greenbelt Park

Description: This is the perfect retreat area to escape the pressures of everyday life and to enjoy the beauty that the metropolitan area has to offer. Only moments from Washington, D.C. the park has a 174 site campgrounds, which is open any time of the year.

Location: Greenbelt, MD
Prices: Please contact Greenbelt Park for information regarding pricing.
Limitations: Please contact Greenbelt Park for information regarding limitations.
Contact: 301-344-3948
Website: www.nps.gov/gree/index.htm

 

The Kentlands Mansion

Description: This 1942 built mansion is exceptionally landscaped, surrounded with trees, ponds and lakes. It is beautifully built with 22-foot ceilings with dark wood paneling, hardwood floors, a crystal chandelier and a music room that has an exceptional feel with its hand painted ceiling. There are four rooms that can be rented on the first floor, which can lodge up to 125 guests. In addition, there are two rooms located on the second floor for smaller functions, such as business meetings. Kentlands Mansion can even provide a VCR, overhead projector and flip-chart easel. If you're looking for an outdoor setting Kentlands also can take care of that for you!

• Bridal suite available
• Capacity: 150 Cocktail or 110 Seated
• Ceremony Capability
• Outdoor Capability

Location: 320 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Pricing: Please refer to the website
Website: www.gaithersburgmd.gov/about-gaithersburg/city-facilities/kentlands-mansion
Contact: 301-258-6425
e-mail: achoate@gaithersburgmd.gov

 

The Lodge at Little Seneca Creek

Description: The Lodge At Little Seneca Creek is a rustic meeting place designed as a replica of a classic log cabin. This log cabin near Germantown features oak floors, stone fireplace and spacious deck overlooking acres of parkland. A breathtaking view from the exterior deck encompasses a pastoral vista where an outdoor event may be held.

Capacity: The Lodge At Little Seneca Creek can accommodate up to 175 guests for meetings or social gatherings and provides ample freeparking.

Location: 14500-A Clopper Road, Boyds, MD 20841
Contact: 301-670-3282
Website: www.montgomeryparks.org/event_centers/seneca.shtm

 

Newton White Mansion

Description: This chic mansion is perfect for weddings, receptions, parties, reunions, for any function that you can think of. There are several areas available for public use, including: a small and large porch, dining room, Green room, ballroom, kitchen, administrative offices, and two spacious dressing rooms. If this sounds great imagine the glass atrium that is added on as an addition to the mansion. The atrium is used to seat major parties including up to 316 people in a theater-style setting. Inside this magnificent haven it can accommodate up to 360 people.

Location: 2708 Enterprise Rd., Mitchellville, MD 20721
Pricing: Please contact the facility
Limitations: No specific restrictions but please consult the facility
e-mail: nwmansion@pgparks.com
Website: www.pgparks.com/places/eleganthistoric/newton_intro.html
Contact: 301-249-2004

 

Oakland

Description: Built in 1811, Oakland is a blend of Federal, Greek, and Colonial Revival periods. It includes a spacious foyer, twin staircases, a ballroom with crystal chandeliers and sconces with access to a private veranda and secluded back lawn. A perfect setting for a reception, dinner, or cocktail party.

Location: 5430 Vantage Point Rd., Columbia, MD 21044
e-mail: webinfo@historic-oakland.com
Website: www.historic-oakland.com/
Contact: 410-730-4801 • Fax: 410-730-1823
1-800-730-4802

River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation

Description: In a beautiful natural wooded setting you’ll find RRUUC available for weddings, receptions, bar/bat mitzvahs, memorial services, and other religious, spiritual, and community building ceremonies and events. Their latest building addition includes a hall, with seating for 190, that is perfect for receptions or more intimate ceremonies. A restaurant quality kitchen and additional meeting rooms are also a part of this beautiful new space. There is also a lovely garden and patio area for outdoor events – and with the entire property nestled into a scenic woodland setting a sense of serenity is added to any occasion.

Location: 6301 River Road, Bethesda, MD 20817-5888
e-mail: office@rruuc.org
Website: www.rruuc.com/about-us/building-rental.html
Contact: Mr. Andrew Taylor or Mrs. Otakara Safertal 
(301) 229-0400

 

Rockwood Manor Park

Description: Choose this elegant country home and lodge nestled in Potomac for your special event. Rockwood also has overnight accommodations for group events, retreats, and wedding/social functions. Within the spacious Manor House, seating is available for 80-100 guests. If you prefer an outdoor event, the breathtaking gardens and patios that surround Rockwood provide the perfect setting.

Location: 11001 MacArthur Blvd., Potomac, MD 20854
Contact: 301-563-7510 
Website: www.montgomeryparks.org/event_centers/rockwood.shtm

Stronghold Mansion

Description: The historic and refurbished Strong Mansion with formal gardens provides a picturesque setting for weddings and social events. The mansion is available year round and can be the perfect backdrop for any occasion.

Location: 7901 Comus Road, Dickerson, MD 20842
Pricing: Please refer to Stronghold Mansion’s website and their contact
Website: www.sugarloafmd.com/strong_mansion.html
Contact: 301-869-7846
e-mail: sugarloaf46@aol.com

 

Women’s Club of Chevy Chase

Description: The high-ceilinged, oak-floored hall offers a stage, pine-paneled columns, and a musician's balcony. Enjoy a nearby garden as well as a paneled library with fireplaces.

Rental does not require membership or sponsorship

Capacity: 400 standing, 200 seated with dancing, 250 seated without dancing

Location: 7931 Connecticut Ave., Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Fee: $1,900 for receptions Friday through Sunday.
Contact: 301-652-8480

Woodlawn Manor

Description: This Georgian-style historic manor in Sandy Spring is perfect for an intimate gathering or large tented affairs on the lawn. Woodlawn Manor has five uniquely designed rooms that are perfect for small meetings or intimate social affairs. Or plan an outdoor event, either in the gazebo garden or under a tent on the beautifully landscaped lawn.

Location: 16501 Norwood Rd, Sandy Spring, MD 20860
Contact: 301-774-1900
Website: www.montgomeryparks.org/event_centers/woodlawn.shtm

 

Event Sites in the District of Columbia

The Carnegie Institution for Science

Description: Carnegie is a beautiful historic landmark nestled between Dupont Circle and Logan Circle in the heart of Washington, D.C. With a variety of unique event spaces, the building can accommodate a wide array of event types, including conferences, meetings, receptions, dinners, weddings and more. Continually listed among the top venues in the city, your guests will be treated to an unparalleled experience in a building steeped in history.

Location: 1530 P Street, NW, Washington, DC  20005

Contact: Abby Sevcik 202-939-1134 or asevcik@carnegiescience.edu

Website: rentals.carnegiescience.edu

Dumbarton House

Description: This is a Federal-period house has a modern twist incorporated to it with its fresh modern banquet room that opens up to a patio and garden area that is great for engaging guests into conversation. To remain in the traditional style of this home there is antiques that fill the rooms.

Location: 2715 Q St, NW Washington, D.C.
Limitations: Please contact the Dumbarton House
Pricing: Please contact the Dumbarton House
Contact: (202) 337-2288

 

Halcyon House

Description: This is the perfect place for an intimate wedding. It is a Georgetown mansion that has over two hundred years of history. It has a perfect view of Rosslyn and is accompanied with rooms that are strikingly decorated.

Location: 3400 Prospect St., NW Washington, D.C.
Limitations: Please contact Halcyon House
Pricing: Please contact Halcyon House
Contact: (202) 338-3295

 

John F. Erickson House

Description: This 108-year-old home Victorian home, which is located in the heart of D.C., is perfect for any function.

Location: 437 New Jersey Avenue SE Washington, D.C.
Contact: John F. Erickson • (202) 546-7166 • Fax: (202) 544-3446

 

Josephine Butler Parks Center

Description: The Josephine Butler Parks Center, dramatically situated on an elevated, landscaped half-acre lot in a prime location overlooking Meridian Hill/Malcolm X Park, provides an excellent venue for a wide variety of events such as conferences, seminars, workshops, classes, meetings, recitals, concerts, theatrical performances, weddings, receptions, and parties. With Italian Renaissance-revival style architecture, marble-columned porte cochere entry, vaulting 14-foot ceilings with original moldings, large working fireplaces with carved wooden mantels, beautiful western exposure to sunsets across the Park, and French doors opening to wrought iron balconies with flowering tropical hibiscus and wave petunias, this former embassy provides a grand setting for small or large events.

Spaces can be rented individually or combined together in any number of ways to meet the size of your event or program. You also have the option of having a combined event with programs in the park!

Location: 2437 15th St., NW, Washington, DC, 20009
Pricing: Please refer to Josephine Butler Parks Center’s website and their contact
Limitations: The Ballroom and adjoining Gallery together can hold up to 150 people for a sit-down dinner or up to 300 for a standing reception.
Website: www.washingtonparks.net/parkscenter.html
Contact: Roza (202) 462-7275 x10 Mondays 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.

 

Meridian House

Description: This is the perfect location for weddings. There are acres of gardens that surround this beautiful romantic fixture. In addition, it has a central gallery, which adds even more history to this site. The Meridian House is set in an 18th-century French townhouse style in 1921 for an American diplomat, Irwin Boyle. Ideal for weddings, it is even great for receptions, dinners and any other type of gathering that comes to mind. The capacity ranges from 25-500 depending on the type of function, so please contact the facility.

Location: 1630 Crescent Pl., Washington, D.C. 20009 (A map can be found on their web-site)
Pricing: Depends on the Party function, please contact Meridian House
Limitations: The specific limitations that are present must be discussed through Meridian House
Website: www.meridian.org
Contact: (202-939-5592)

St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral

The Frosene Center of the Cathedral has a well-appointed formal ballroom that can accommodate up to 200 guests, as well as a glass-encased atrium, which lends itself to weddings, baptisms and other special events.

Location: 2815 36th St. NW, Washington, DC 20007

Website: www.saintsophiadc.com

Contact Pete Panagiotopoulos (202) 838-1553

Email: ptpoulos@saintsophiadc.com