The 7 Best Wedding Venues in Washington, DC

Our home base here in the DC Area boasts some seriously gorgeous venues. We’re so lucky to be able to shoot weddings in some of the most beautiful and captivating locations in cities across the U.S., but love shooting at home in our nation’s capital, nearby Baltimore, MD, and Northern Virginia.

Here are some of the best Washington, D.C.-area wedding venues, in no particular order:

1. Sweeney Barn | Manassas, VA

If you’re considering Washington, D.C., wedding venues with a view, Sweeney Barn’s outdoor upper-level deck should definitely be on that list of possibilities. Other amenities at this immaculately restored 1939 barn with hayloft in Manassas, VA, include a lower level reception hall, bridal suite, upper banquet hall and moveable ceremony/chuppah arch.



2. The Belvedere | Baltimore, MD

This historic Beaux-Arts-Style Venue in downtown Baltimore is a unique and modern venue for a wedding reception. You’ll love the spectacular, well-appointed surroundings and fantastic aerial views of the city.



3. Sagamore Pendry | Baltimore, MD

Located at 1715 Thames St. along Baltimore’s picturesque waterfront, the Sagamore Pendry is a boutique hotel with a vast array of customizable venues ideal for weddings. The highlight is the stunning 4,565-square-foot Sagamore Ballroom that’s been restored to its original 1914 splendor.

4. Accelerator Space | Baltimore, MD

 This repurposed auto dealership near the Belvedere Square Market in Baltimore features a 1,600-square-foot main room that can accommodate up to 375 guests. The beautiful backdrop is the perfect setting for wedding videos and photos.

5. George Peabody Library | Baltimore, MD

Known as Baltimore’s “Cathedral of Books,” this 19th-century research-focused library includes a Reading Room with six tiers of ornate railings and cast-iron columns that create a “scholarly romantic” ambiance. The adjoining Exhibit Gallery is the perfect spot for hors d’ oeuvres and cocktails.

6. Stone Tower Winery | Leesburg, VA

This spectacular 300-acre mountaintop estate in Leesburg, VA, seamlessly combines sophisticated elegance with rustic charm to offer a one-of-a-kind wedding venue. Choose from four beautiful ceremony sites: Tank Room, Ballroom, Pond or Hillside.

7. The Hay-Adams | Washington, DC

This 1920s-era hotel in downtown Washington, D.C., overlooks the White House and includes 6,350 square feet of event space. The hotel’s rooftop is a premier location if you’re exploring Washington, D.C., wedding venues with a view.

Contact Shutter and Sound today to learn more about the best Washington, D.C., venues and our premium videography services.

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