D.C. January 12, 2017
11 Epic Spots To Get Married In Washington DC That’ll Blow Your Guests Away
There are many happy couples celebrating their engagements this time of year. One of the top priorities for newly engaged is to find a venue. Luckily, DC has many beautiful and picturesque wedding venues! If you are searching for the perfect place to get married in DC, we suggest these 11 epic spots. The 11 best wedding venues will wow your guests and leave you with memories for a lifetime!
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1. The Mayflower - 1127 Connecticut Ave NW
“Married at the Mayflower,” has such a beautiful sound to it, doesn’t it? This iconic Washington DC hotel is just blocks from the most famous DC landmarks, making it ideal for great DC wedding photos. And the class and elegance of the gorgeous halls will be the perfect backdrop for your special day.
2. The Hay-Adams - 800 16th St NW
The luxurious Hay-Adams Hotel is one of the classiest places in town. Located across from the street from the White House, it offers unparalleled panoramic views of the city. Built in the 1920s, this hotel has every fine detail you could want in a venue.
3. Carnegie Library
The Carnegie Library offers amazing architecture and offers nine amazing rooms to choose from. Dedicated in 1903, this historic landmark will give your wedding simple elegance for an amazing event.
4. Dumbarton House - 2715 Q Street NW
Dumbarton House is a historic Federal home that is a unique backdrop for a city wedding. There are numerous gardens for cocktail hours and receptions and plenty of distinguished features that will create an amazing experience.
5. The Mandarin Oriental - 1330 Maryland Ave SW
The Mandarin is an incredible spot to get married if you want cherry blossoms as your backdrop. The Mandarin has gorgeous cherry blossoms on their grounds and inside, they have an lavish space with ornate and memorable decor.
6. Decatur House - 748 Jackson Pl NW
The Decatur House is one of the oldest and most prestigious homes in DC. Located in Lafayette Square, the home has a magnificent garden and courtyard. The area can be tented or you can celebrate indoors. No matter what you choose, you will discover classic DC style.
7. Mansion on O Street - 2020 O St NW
The Mansion on O Street is truly one of the most unique wedding venues in the area! This quirky and unconventional museum hosts many weddings in their fabulous venue.
8. Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center - 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
One of the premier event venues in the city, not many people realize you can host weddings at the Ronald Reagen Building and International Trade Center. The venue is an excellent location offering amazing design, beautiful natural light and your option to wed outside on their courtyard.
One of the most popular DC museums is also a great spot to get married! Host your guests in the amazing atrium or cater an outdoor affair on the balcony, which offers spectacular views of downtown DC.
10. Meridian House and White-Meyer House - 1630 Crescent Place NW
These two houses are the headquarters of the Meridian International Center. They are adjacent to each other and are two Louis VVI style mansions with European gardens surrounding them, taking up an entire city block. The classic architecture and dreamy decor make them a fantastic wedding venue.
11. Union Station - 50 Massachusetts Ave NE
Did you know you could get married at the historic Union Station? The Station has two private rooms, the Columbus Club and the East Hall that are perfect for cocktail hours or receptions. Your guests will love the grandeur of 30 foot high ceilings and gold leaf detailing.
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