Our country’s capital has much to offer—historic monuments, a strong performance arts presence, and regular sporting events. If you’re one of the lucky ones living in the picturesque city, you’ll be pleased to know that there are plenty of venues perfect for your event, no matter what it is. Just check out our top 10 venues in the D.C. area for your wedding, corporate luncheon, or other special event.

Top 10 Venues in the D.C. Area

1. Occasions Banquet Hall

Ideal for: Weddings & Special Events
Capacity: 400

First class service is the motto of Occasions Banquet Hall. With two full-service halls available, your special day is a one-stop shop—Occasions provides the venue and decorations, and can recommend one of three caters they have a trusting, working relationship with. Nice and easy!


2. Angels Event Center

Ideal for: Corporate & Special Events
Capacity: 150

Sit back, relax, and let Angels Event Center turn your vision for the event into a reality. Their intimate setting and dedication to customer satisfaction means an unforgettable time for you and your guests. Editable stations, centerpieces, and a balloon decorations are just some of their offerings.

3. The Mansion At Strathmore

Ideal for: Weddings & Fundraisers
Capacity: 375

Ironwood staircases and stain-glass-accented French doors make this turn-of-the-century Georgian estate sure to impress any guest. With the option to book a single room, an outdoor area, or the entire mansion, you can choose the space that’s perfect for your private event .

4. M Lounge Events

Ideal for: Corporate & Special Events
Capacity: 80

If you’re looking for an intimate yet chic venue for your next event—look no further! M Lounge Events is an elegant, versatile venue that can meet your party needs from corporate parties to fundraisers and birthday parties and bridal showers.


5. Hilton Garden Inn Fairfax

Ideal for: All Event Types
Capacity: 200

Hilton Garden Inn in Fairfax is the perfect venue for events with traveling guests. Only 11 miles from the local airport, with free shuttles and parking, you and your guests can have the Hilton luxury at unbeatable convenience.


6. Red Rose Banquet and Event Center

Ideal for: Weddings & Special Occasions
Capacity: 700

Treat yourself to the French-inspired event of your dreams at Red Rose. Always ready to embrace innovation, this sophisticated venue will handle your special day with professionalism and poise—they even require regular employee training sessions, so they’re prepared for you year-round.

7. Middleton Hall

Ideal for: Special Events
Capacity: 375

Obtain the ultimate peace of mind at Middleton Hall. With an experienced staff that hosts over 250 events a year, you’re in good hands. And with three high-ceiling banquet halls to choose from—each with its own temperature control and restrooms—your event is sure to go off without a hitch!

8. Luna Del Sea

Ideal for: Special Events
Capacity: 100

Planning a small, local event? Luna Del Sea does it all. Their event-planning and catering options will save you valuable time and money, while their indoor and outdoor downtown venue will keep you close to the city and the harbor.


9. Morningside Inn

Ideal for: Weddings
Capacity: 200

Morningside Inn gives you everything your big day needs—dressing rooms for the bride and groom, a fireplace, outdoor and indoor options, and on-site event coordinators. Top it off with a breathtaking view on 300 private acres. Just think of the pictures you’ll have!


10. Bethesda Marriott Suites

Ideal for: Weddings & Corporate Events
Capacity: 120

For a refined and private affair, host your event at Bethesda Marriott Suites. Conveniently located off two highways, their 5,000-square-foot-venue has custom catering for weddings and high-speed internet for business meetings. No matter what event, Bethesda Marriott has dedicated event coordinators and managers to help every step of the way.