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Wedding Guide: Venues



Dandy Restaurant Cruises
Zero Prince Street, Alexandria; 703-683-6076
A restaurant cruise with a romantic ambiance and gorgeous views from National monuments to Georgetown and back to stunning, historic Old Town Alexandria.

Embassy Suites Hotels
1900 Diagonal Road, Alexandria; 703-684-5900
Let their staff help to plan a beautiful rehearsal dinner, ceremony or reception. Enjoy custom menus from the hotel’s culinary artists and excellent service from their wait staff.

George Washington’s River Farm
7931 East Boulevard Drive, Alexandria; 703-768-5700
Plan your nuptials in this traditional, natural setting. The charming venue accommodates over 150 guests.

Hilton Alexandria
1767 King St., Alexandria; 703-837-0440
Suited for a lush event or an intimate gathering, the Hilton features a newly-renovated Grand Ballroom, as well as a lovely outdoor courtyard and patio.

Lee-Fendall House
614 Oronoco St., Alexandria; 703-548-1789
Say your vows in a quaint, old-world setting. This Virginia landmark, built in 1785 as an urban plantation house, showcases unique interior and exterior architecture not typically found in Northern Virginia.

Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon; 703-780-0011
A historic, peaceful setting including six colonial-style dining rooms and a flexible, dedicated staff are sure to make that special evening unforgettable.

Stone Mansion
3900 Stoneybrooke Drive, Alexandria; 703-827-0269
The house sits in a 14-acre park and offers two separate rooms, a large formal entry hall with a quarter circular stair, screened porch and is situated on an expansive lawn.

Torpedo Factory Art Center
105 N. Union St., Alexandria; 703-838-4565
Feeling creative? Create an artsy atmosphere with spot lighting and illuminate the dynamic art collection created by over 160 artists in the 82 studios and six galleries. Guests can also stroll along the bricked terraces with a scenic view of the Potomac River.




Hilton Arlington
950 North Stafford St., Arlington; 703-528-6000
(Reception Only) In the heart of Arlington lively Ballston neighborhood, the spacious ballroom accommodates up to 250 with dance floor and head table, along with a grand foyer and a selection of wedding packages.

Hilton Garden Inn
1333 N. Courthouse Road, Arlington; 703-528-4444
Out-of-town guests can easily make reservations at this hotel, which is conveniently located near Reagan National Airport. The hotel also features multiple rooms to accommodate any style of seating for receptions.

Key Bridge Marriott
1401 Lee Highway, Arlington; 703-284-1460
This venue, located only miles from our nation’s capital, specializes in ethnic catering and themed events. One of their locations even features a skytop view of Georgetown from across the river.

Ritz Carlton-Pentagon City
1250 South Hayes St., Arlington; 703-415-5000
This location offers three different rooms, The Diplomat, The Plaza Ballroom, and The Grand Ballroom, to allow for smaller parties or greater ceremonies and receptions.

Top of the Town
1400 N. 14th St., Arlington; 703-387-8696
Top of the Town boasts an amazing view of the Mall and several of D.C.’s most notable landmarks through floor-to-ceiling windows and an outdoor terrace.




The Atrium at Meadowlark
9750 Meadowlark Gardens Court, Vienna; 703-255-3631
The Atrium at Meadowlark Botanical Gardens sparkles with stunning foliage, flowers, fountains and a meandering stream. The natural setting brings the outdoor garden environment inside.

Cabell’s Mill
5235 Walney Road, Centreville; 703-827-0269
A historic, old-fashioned venue located in the wooded acres of Ellanor C. Lawrence Park. The house accommodates up to 125 indoors, or a party of up to 150 using both the building and the grounds.

Chantilly National Country Club
14901 Braddock Road, Centreville; 703-631-9560
Located in the rolling fields of western Fairfax County, picturesque Chantilly National presents the perfect backdrop for that special day using intimate locations perfect for romance.

The Clark House
6332 Barcroft Mews Drive, Falls Church; 703-827-0609
This spectacular 1902 Victorian farmhouse was restored to its original interior, creating an intimate space for smaller wedding parties.

The Crowne Plaza Dulles Airport
2200 Centreville Road, Herndon; 703-471-6700
Large wedding parties are welcome at this Herndon venue, as the hotel invites guest lists of up to 400 people. The location also specializes in bridal showers and rehearsal dinners.

Fairview Park Marriott
3111 Fairview Park Drive, Falls Church; 703-849-9400
Feel like guest at your own wedding. The hotel provides a complementary room for the bride and groom, free parking for bride, groom and guests, as well as white glove butler service, custom wedding cakes and more.

Grand Atrium at Tysons Corner
2236 Gallows Road, Vienna; 703-698-0228
For the minimalist: The Grand Atrium is an ideal venue for modest, simple nuptials followed by a reception.

Great Falls Grange
9818 Georgetown Pike, Great Falls; 703-827-0609
The lower-level banquet room of the Grange accommodates a wedding party of up to 135 guests, and is surrounded by the eight-acre Grange Park.

Hunter House
9601 Courthouse Road, Vienna; 703-827-0609
This quiet house is nestled among beautiful gardens in a quaint area and is perfect for smaller, intimate receptions.

Hyatt Regency-Reston
1800 Presidents St., Reston; 703-709-1234
At the Hyatt Regency, choose to have an exquisite reception indoors in either the luxurious Grand Ballroom or Regency Ballroom, or spend a splendid evening beneath the stars, under the 5,000 square-foot glass-enclosed Pavillion.

Trump National
20391 Lowes Island Blvd., Potomac Falls; 703-444-4801
This upscale private club boasts a beautiful view of the Potomac River and a 40,000 square-foot clubhouse.

Ritz Carlton-Tyson’s Corner
1700 Tysons Blvd., McLean; 703-506-4300
Enjoy that special day in one of the many formal, elegant rooms at the Ritz Carlton: The Old Dominion Room, The Plaza Room, Salon I, and The Ritz-Carlton Ballroom.

The Tower Club-Tyson’s Corner
8000 Towers Crescent Drive, Vienna; 703-761-4250
The Tower Club offers brides a gorgeous, glass ceiling ballroom with majestic views of the area. Elaborately decorated rooms and an exquisite fountain make it an ideal location.

Tyson’s Corner Marriott
8028 Leesburg Pike, Vienna; 703-734-3200
Bask in the beautiful wedding of your dreams in one of the ballrooms or event facilities at the Tyson’s Corner Marriott, which also provides specialty lighting and lunch catering services.

Wakefield Chapel
8415 Toll House Road, Annandale; 703-827-0609
Although one of the original preachers of the church was affiliated with the Methodist Church, the chapel can be used by people of any denomination, and can accommodate up to 99 people.

Washington Dulles Airport Marriott
45020 Aviation Drive, Dulles; 703-471-9500
The Grand Ballroom of this hotel includes 6,000 square-feet of room for dining and dancing, plus an outdoor lakeview pavilion.

Washington Dulles Marriott Suites
13101 Worldgate Drive, Herndon; 703-709-0400
This hotel offers specialized amenities and services such as a private pre-reception area, custom place cards and guestbooks. Enjoy a large ballroom and 253 luxurious suites.

Westfields Marriott-Washington Dulles
14750 Conference Center Drive, Chantilly; 703-818-0300
The hotel offers a number of rooms for cocktail hours, pre-reception events, and ballrooms for big or small receptions.

Westin Tysons Corner
7801 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church; 703-893-1340
Elegant spaces, renewing cuisine options, special accommodations for the bride and groom and the recently renovated Oaks Ballroom makes this hotel an attractive option for ceremonies and receptions.




Black Horse Inn
8393 Meetze Road, Warrenton; 540-349-4020
The Inn features a grand ballroom, seating for 200 guests, breath-taking panoramic views of horses grazing in pastures, and a stately flagstone terrace.

Fauquier Springs Country Club
9236 Tournament Drive, Warrenton; 540-347-4205
The only thing more breathtaking than a beautiful couple on their wedding day is the mountain views at this country club.




Hillsborough Vineyards
36716 Charles Town Pike, Purcellville; 540-668-6216
A romantic ceremony at sunset with the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance just might make this spot the perfect place for your wedding.

Lansdowne Resort
44050 Woodridge Parkway, Leesburg; 703-729-8400
The spacious rooms and gorgeous views make this an ideal location for either an indoor or outdoor event. Lansdowne brings together scenic views, enchanting venues and luxurious amenities to enhance your wedding.

The Lightfoot Restaurant
11 North King St., Leesburg; 703-771-2233
This restaurant features an exquisite Romanesque Revival style of décor and private banquet rooms. The Sheridan Room is often chosen for wedding receptions for its large space and dance floor.

Oatlands Plantation
20850 Oatlands Plantation Lane, Leesburg; 703-777-3174 ext. 113
The beautiful mansion, historic terrace and stunning gardens will make perfect backgrounds for photographs or a romantic moment alone.

Raspberry Falls Golf & Hunt Club
41601 Raspberry Drive, Leesburg; 703-779-2555
The clubhouse boasts beautiful views of the Cactoctin Mountains and the reception area is fashioned with a welcoming fireplace, radiant chandelier and expansive vaulted ceiling.

Raspberry Plain
16500 Agape Lane, Leesburg; 703-777-1888
Choose to have the ceremony and reception outdoors on the North Lawn or Formal Gardens, or indoors, in the Grand Conservatory, which seats 200, or the Carriage House, which seats 50.

Silverbrook Farm
15286 Woodgrove Road, Hillsboro; 540-668-6056
This site can be made as formal or as casual as the wedding party desires with the help of the staff.

Thomas Birkby House
109 Loudoun St., SW, Leesburg; 703-777-2700
Up to 150 guests can witness the big day among lush gardens or underneath a backyard tent.

Historic Whitehall Manor
Whitehall Estate Lane, Bluemont; 703-948-2999
The staff at Whitehall Manor won’t let weather get in the way; if it starts to pour, they allow up to an hour’s notice to move the wedding and reception indoors.




Bristow Manor Golf Club
11507 Valley View Drive, Bristow; 703-368-3558
The elegant Manor House provides breathtaking views of the golf course and offers space for the ceremony, reception and rehearsal dinner.

Foxchase Manor
8310 Chatsworth Drive, Manassas; 703-369-3638
The grand Jeffersonian Manor features inspiring architecture, large ballrooms and crystal chandeliers.

Old Hickory Golf Club
11921 Chanceford Drive, Woodbridge; 703-580-9000
The clubhouse where weddings and receptions are held overlooks the beautiful golf course and can accommodate up to 250 people.

Piedmont Club-Haymarket
14675 Piedmont Vista Drive, Haymarket; 703-831-3493
Every detail is completely customized to reflect the bride’s individual style and taste. They have fun and unique ideas for brides on a budget and some great recommendations if you need help finding other great vendors in the area.

Rockledge Mansion
440 Mill Street, Occoquan; 703-491-6335
The mansion hosts a beautiful crystal ballroom with a domed ceiling and maple wood floors, brick patios, working fireplaces and antiques throughout the home.


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