Ronald Reagan Building and International
1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington DC — 202-312-1301 (ask for Candice Barnes)
Couples can exchange vows outside on the Woodrow Wilson Plaza, a four-acre courtyard with cobblestones. Receptions are held in the pavilion room, the rotunda, or the atrium, which features a grand staircase and 125-foot skylight. On-site catering; menus can be tailored to any ethnic celebration. Capacity: 600. Rates: $3,500 rental plus $159 and up per person.
555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington DC — 202-292-6254
Most weddings and receptions are held in the Knight Conference Center, located on the 7th and 8th floors directly above the museum’s exhibit space. The conference center offers views of the US Capitol and National Mall. Capacity: 220 seated, 350 standing. Rates: $6,000 to $18,100.
Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium
1301 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington DC — 202-369-5695 (ask for Jenna Mack)
Arts Club of Washington
2017 I St., NW Washington DC — 202-331-7282 (ask for Christopher Glenn)
Carnegie Institution for Science
1530 P Street NW Washington DC — 202-939-1139 (ask for Alexis Fleming)
DAR, National Society of the Daughters of
the American Revolution
1776 D St., NW Washington DC — 202-879-3318 (Ask for Peggy Martz)
Decatur House on Lafayette Square
1610 H St., NW Washington DC — 202-842-0917 (ask for Arioth Harrison)
2715 Q St., NW Washington DC — 202-337-2288 ext. 230 (Ask for Missy Groppel)
1630 Crescent Pl., NW Washington DC — 202-939-5592 (ask for Maria Canellis)
National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Ave., NW Washington DC — 202-783-7366
Potomac View Terrace at the American
2215 Constitution Ave., NW Washington DC — 202-454-7820 (ask for Nancy Coppola)
50 Massachusetts Ave., NE Washington DC — 202-289-8300 (ask for Michéle Jacobs)
Chesapeake Bay Beach Club
500 Marina Club Rd. Stevensville MD — 410-604-1933
Couples can choose from three waterfront ballrooms, with private ceremony space, amid four acres of lawns and gardens. Capacity: 330. Rates: $3,000 to $6,000.
Newton White Mansion
2708 Enterprise Rd. Mitchellville MD — 301-249-2004
Set on 586 acres, this neo-Georgian-style brick mansion features hardwood floors, an outdoor patio and fountain, six large rooms, and a glass-enclosed, sky-lit atrium overlooking a golf course. Capacity: 240 seated, 300 standing. Rates: $3,000 to $4,400.
8529 Liberty Rd. Frederick MD — 301-694-5111
Your love story …is different from any other. So, you want your wedding to be a reflection of everything that defines you—individually, and as a couple. At Ceresville Mansion, we’ll help you create a day full of extraordinary moments as unique and special as you are!
Oxon Hill Manor
6901 Oxon Hill Road Oxon Hill MD — 301-839-7782 (ask for JoAnn Heard)
Built in 1928, this stately neo-Georgian- style brick mansion has extensive grounds, which include formal English gardens, a reflecting pool bordered by rose bushes, and a large brick patio. Capacity: 210 seated, 300 standing. Rates: $2,100 to $4,400.
1800 Glenallan Ave. Wheaton MD — 301-962-1404
603 Edmonston Dr. Rockville MD — 240-314-8660 (ask for Susan MacPherson Klise)
Mansion and Music Center at Strathmore
10701 Rockville Pike North Bethesda MD — 301-581-5255
Metropolitan Center for the Visual Arts
155 Gibbs St. Rockville MD — 301-315-8200 ext. 113 (ask for Jackie Senior)
Philip Merrill Environmental Center
6 Herndon Ave. Annapolis MD — 443-482-2001
8940 Jones Mill Rd. Chevy Chase MD — 301-652-9188 ext. 38 (ask for Rebecca Robinson)
Thomas Birkby House
109 Loudoun St., SW Leesburg VA — 703-777-2700
Outside this Federal-style home is a tented garden for large receptions, which can accommodate up to 150 for dinner and dancing. Smaller receptions are inside the house, which can accommodate up to 50 for a seated dinner. Rates: $3,000 to $7,000.
Top of the Town
1400 N. 14th St. Arlington VA — 703-387-8696 (ask for Kate Markham)
With views of the Potomac River and the monuments, this penthouse-level event space features a marble foyer, a 100-foot wall of windows, and an outdoor terrace. Capacity: 180. Rates: $2,200 to $6,900.
American Horticultural Society at
7931 E. Boulevard Dr. Alexandria VA — 703-768-5700 ext. 114 (ask for Janet Daniels)
Atrium at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens
9750 Meadowlark Gardens Ct. Vienna VA — 703-255-3631 ext. 105 (ask for Wayne Hager)
Black Horse Inn
8393 Meetze Rd. Warrenton VA — 540-349-4020 (Ask for Lynn Pirozzoli)
36888 Breaux Vineyards Lane Purcellville VA — 540-668-6299 ext. 202 (Ask for Jennifer Breaux Blosser)
Briar Patch Bed & Breakfast Inn
23130 Briar Patch Lane Middleburg VA — 703-327-5911
8310 Chatsworth Dr. Manassas VA — 703-369-3638 (Ask for Allison Colas)
Historic Whitehall Manor
18301 Whitehall Estate La. Bluemont VA — 703-948-2999 (ask for Douglas Armstrong)
Mount Vernon Inn
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy. Mount Vernon VA — 703-780-0011 (ask for Matthew Heiss)
20850 Oatlands Plantation La. Leesburg VA — 703-777-3174 (ask for Katherine Farley)
Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St. Alexandria VA — 703-838-4565 ext. 2 (ask for Tara Zimnick-Calico)