Beautiful table set for some festive event, party or wedding reception

Whether you’re hosting a corporate meeting, wedding, birthday party, or anniversary celebration, you’ll want to make your DC event stand out.

Check out our recommendations for unique venues around Washington:

The Capitol Hill Hotel

Select from any of the five event spaces available at the Capitol Hill Hotel, which has something to suit any event or personality. If you’re a romantic at heart, you’ll fall in love with the Library’s intimate nooks, vintage-style couches and wallpaper paneling. If you fall more into the tech geek category, you’ll want to book your next business event at Parlor meeting room, which has dual television screens and a comprehensive set of audiovisual equipment.

200 C St SE, Washington, DC 20003
(202) 543-6000

Long View Gallery

This airy, 8,500 square-foot gallery is the go-to event space for museum-lovers. The Soho-style space features exposed pipe on the ceiling and modern art on the walls, giving it that oh-so-desirable, gritty-meets-luxury vibe.

1234 9th St NW, Washington, DC 20001
(202) 232-4788

The Loft at 600 F

This stunning, brick-walled event venue in Gallery Place is the ultimate in hipster chic. The high ceilings, wood-paneled floors, and cozy furnishings make this a great spot for any photo op. And you can’t forget the gorgeous views of the city below.

600 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004
(202) 431-8516

The Kogod Courtyard

If you’re planning on hosting an all-out celebration, splurge at the Kogod Courtyard, an atrium that resembles a European plaza, complete with fountains, trees, and sky-grazing columns. The palatial glass-ceilinged vestibule connects two Smithsonians: the American Art Museum and the National Portrait Gallery, giving your event that extra touch of glamour.

8th and F Streets, NW
(202) 633-1000

Meridian House

History buffs will go gaga for this 1920’s home of American ambassador Irwin Boyle Laughlin, who decorated the space with art from his travels in Europe and Asia. The house, which was designed by John Russell Pope (the architect of the Jefferson Memorial) is a beautiful space to celebrate a special event.

1630 Crescent Place, NW, Washington, DC 20009
(202) 667-6800