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Choose An Outstanding Location With Our Party-Planning Services In Vienna, VA

Elevate your next event with Helga’s Caterers. As an experienced party-planning service in Vienna, VA, we’ll transform your next occasion from functional to fantastic with incredible venues that will wow your guests. With over 50 event settings at your disposal, you can create a celebration no one will soon forget. Your luxury mansion, historical museum, or luscious garden await!

Any Occasion, Any Time

No matter your occasion, our team is prepared to assist with every detail. Our full party-planning service is familiar with a broad spectrum of events, including:


Bar & Bat Mitzvahs



Corporate Functions

Holiday Parties

We’ve Thought Of Everything

As soon as you know you have a celebration to plan, just call and let us know what you need. Our seasoned staff is ready to help with everything from site selection to a theme for your event. We’ll even assist with coordinating floral arrangements, linens, china, and entertainment. There’s nothing we haven’t thought of and nothing we can’t accomplish for your special occasion.


Get in touch with our trusted team, and our party-planning services will take care of the rest. We’ll start with the date and end with an amazing event that is sure to be the talk of the town.

Event Sites in Virginia

Event Sites in Virginia

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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
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


The Barn at Willow Brook

Description: Nestled in the rolling hills of Virginia wine country, Willow Brook offers indoor and outdoor settings with breathtaking views of the countryside, wineries, and stately horse farms. The modern farmhouse style white Wedding Barn, with its two-story wall of windows and stunning chandeliers, provides for a beautiful wedding setting! Willow Brook offers several weekend and day packages so you can completely customize your wedding experience. This getaway is only minutes from historic Leesburg’s shops and restaurants.

Location: 15486 Limestone School Rd., Leesburg, VA 20176

Contact: Betsy Madden, Venue Owner

Phone:  703-801-5525



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 
Contact: 703-868-8289



Historic Blenheim

Description: Located in the City of Fairfax this unique, historic facility will help make your special event - wedding, anniversary party, bar/bat mitzvah - even more special. The Civil War Interpretive Center at Historic Blenheim, part of a 12-acre estate, has historic charm and presence while offering modern amenities for your event. The venue can accommodate 80 guests for a seated event indoors, and a Pergola Terrace and covered Veranda Porch offer options for outdoor café seating. There is also plentiful space for large outdoor tented functions on the adjacent grounds.

Location: 3610 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22030


Contact Brianne Baglini at or 703-385-1703, or Kaveh Tajalli at or 703-293-7119

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
Phone: 703-327-5911

Bull Run Golf Club

Description: Bull Run Golf Club is a wedding venue located in Haymarket, VA. Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, it presents a scenic, peaceful setting for your long-awaited celebration. From the picturesque grounds to the stunning ballroom, it offers an exquisite venue for an event to remember.

Location: 15000 Bull Run Estates Dr, Haymarket, VA 20169
Phone: 703-753-7777


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
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


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


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 


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
Contact: Lisa Krauss – 703-910-4273


Ida Lee Park and Rec Center

Description: Celebrate your wedding, host a corporate event, or enjoy a family celebration in their spacious hall. Located in a beautiful park setting near historic Leesburg, this venue can accommodate up to 175 guests. With a private entrance and arbor, versatile foyer, and a gazebo for special occasions, to lots of open space for company picnics and family reunions, Ida Lee can provide space for any of your needs.

Location: Ida Lee Drive, Leesburg, VA
Contact: Rental Coord. 703-737-2371


Molon Lave Vineyards

Molon Lave Vineyards is located on fifty acres of pristine Virginia countryside, surrounded by grapevines, horses, and ponds. Our guests can enjoy a glass of wine in one of our two tasting rooms, either at a cozy, intimate table or with friends in front of our fireplace! The wrap around patio, three-tier pavilion, and an outdoor fireplace are the perfect spots to enjoy the surrounding views and ponds. Our wines represent a fusion of traditional European winemaking styles with the quality of fine Virginia grapes.


Contact: Evy Patti — 540-439-5460

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 120 guests, depending on the particular type of function.

Location: 201 South Washington Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Website: Find rental info under Museum Links
Phone: Facilities Coordinator 703-746-4994


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: Facility for the exclusive use of Lyon Park residents
Contact: (703) 527-9520


The Oak Barn at Loyalty

Description: Oak Barn at Loyalty is an active farm venue located in beautiful Loudoun County. Outdoorsy couples who want a private, country getaway for their wedding events should look no further than this farm venue. With its scenic views of the Blue Ridge Mountains and both indoor and outdoor settings, couples and their guests will enjoy this farm-style retreat.

Location: 14572 Loyalty Rd, Leesburg, VA 20176


Phone:  571- 918-0837

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
Contact: Contact Brianne Baglini 703-385-1703 or at or Kaveh Tajalli 703-293-7119 or at 


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


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


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
Contact: Leslie Bauman, Events Manager at 703-768-5700 x114

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



The Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center

Description: The center is centrally located in the City of Fairfax. With four flexible rooms to choose from it’s ideal for every size function and event from the small group meeting to the office holiday party, to your most anticipated large, formal wedding reception. With its large main hall, depending on the function, it can accommodate up to 400 guests.

Location: 3740 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22030


Contact Brianne Baglini at or 703-385-1703, or Kaveh Tajalli at or 703-293-7119


Stone House

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

Location: 20670 Firnbank Court, Sterling, VA 20165

Phone: 703-406-0820 
Limitation: Facility for the exclusive use of Cascades Community Association Owners who pay activities assessments. Contact must be made through cascades management agent.


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


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
Contact: (703) 387-8696

Twin Lakes Golf Course

Description: Newly renovated in 2014 and centrally located in Clifton, Twin Lakes is the perfect venue for your event. The Oaks Room with outdoor terrace can accommodate up to 200 guests. Variable pricing based on attendance makes the room wonderfully affordable for any occasion, including wedding receptions, bar/bat mitzvahs, birthday and holiday parties. Our scenic 36-hole golf course provides the ideal backdrop for photo opportunities.

Location: 6201 Union Mill Road, Clifton, VA, 20124


Contact: Kara Spain, Event Director – 703-324-9701



Historic Properties Rental Services in Virginia


Sites include:

  • Cabell’s Mill, in Centreville

  • Clark House, in Falls Church

  • 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 seven properties, which range from 18th to 20th century architecture. They are perfect for weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, even business functions.

Main Office: 12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 425, Fairfax, VA 22035
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.

Historic Properties Rental Services in VA
Picnic Areas in Fairfax County
Event Sites in Maryland

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


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
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


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
Contact: 301-258-6425


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


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
Contact: 301-249-2004



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
Contact: 410-730-4801 • Fax: 410-730-1823

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
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 

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
Contact: 301-869-7846


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

Event Sites in the DC

Event Sites in the District of Columbia

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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


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.
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
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


Contact Pete Panagiotopoulos (202) 838-1553


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