Unique Wedding Venues in Alexandria

Not all receptions look alike: if you seek a unique and intimate alternative for the wedding reception of your dreams, Alexandria offers an impressive selection of venues to host events unlike any other.

Celebrate your vows on the beautiful banks of the Potomac River or in a home designed by Frank Lloyd Wright. In any of Alexandria's romantic settings, the happiest day of your life will be a precious memory you and your guests will cherish forever

Request information online or contact our wedding specialist at (703) 652-5366 to make your celebration uniquely yours.

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AAAE Conference Center

  • The Barclay Building
  • 601 Madison Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

The AAAE Conference Center specializes in distinctive customer service and innovative amenities in a newly built space, ideal location for workshops, seminars, and executive business meetings and…Learn More

Alexandria Black History Museum

  • 902 Wythe Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Originally the segregated library for Alexandria's African-American residents, the museum documents the local and national history, culture and contributions of Alexandria's African-Americans. The…Learn More

Art League, Inc.

  • 105 N. Union Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Founded in 1954, The Art League, Inc., a 501(c)(3) organization, is among the nation's largest and oldest multi-service organizations for visual artists. As a major component of the cultural fabric of…Learn More

ASCO Conference Center

  • 2318 Mill Road
  • Suite 800
  • Alexandria, VA 22314


  • 201 Prince Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Imagine your special event in a beautiful Historic site! The Athenaeum is a lovely setting for ceremonies, business events and receptions, and was listed in Washingtonian magazine as one of the 10…Learn More


  • 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22305

The Birchmere is legendary, committed to the highest quality music in a comfortable and intimate atmosphere. Light dinner fare. Open on show days only. Accommodates groups to 500.…Learn More

Bittersweet Catering~Cafe~Bakery

  • 823 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

D.C.'s best lunchtime take-out becomes Old Town's easiest spot to hold your next meeting or function. Look no further than Bittersweet Cafe for your meeting, cocktail party or private celebration with…Learn More

Carlyle Club

  • 2050 Ballenger Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Designed in the grand Art Deco style of the 1930’s and 40’s and located in the heart of Alexandria, this is a club like no other in the Washington, D.C. area.   The Carlyle Club transports…Learn More

Carlyle House

  • 121 N. Fairfax Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Experience the unique historic ambience. The historic Carlyle House was completed in 1753 by Scottish merchant John Carlyle for his bride, Sarah Fairfax of Belvoir, member of one of the most…Learn More

Chart House Restaurant

  • One Cameron Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

With breath-taking views of the Potomac River, Chart House offers world-class dining and impeccable service. Enjoy the recent million-dollar renovation while enjoying a seamless blend of fine seafood…Learn More

Christ Church

  • 118 N. Washington Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Christ Church is open for weddings to members or non-members of Christ Church. Space for rehearsal dinners or receptions can be rented by anyone, regardless of denomination. Please contact us at (703)…Learn More

Dandy Restaurant Cruise Ships

  • Zero Prince Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

The Dandy offers gourmet dining, dancing and an unparalleled view of the majestic monuments of our nation’s capitol. Day or night, rain or shine, year round. Nina's Dandy features a 465-square-foot…Learn More

Entertainment Cruises

Our Vessels are perfect for Wedding Receptions| Ceremonies| Engagement Parties | Post-Wedding brunches | Rehearsal Dinners| Choose from Odyssey, Spirit of Washington, Spirit of Mount Vernon, Capital…Learn More

Gadsby's Tavern Museum

  • 134 N. Royal Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Gadsby’s Tavern Museum consists of two buildings, the circa 1785 tavern and the 1792 City Hotel, and was known for its elegant parties and dances. In fact, George Washington celebrated several of his…Learn More

George Washington Masonic Memorial

  • 101 Callahan Drive
  • Alexandria, VA 22301

This impressive building with its magnificent 17-foot bronze statue of George Washington towers high above Alexandria is available to host your next event.  Select the stately Grand Masonic Hall with…Learn More

George Washington's Distillery & Gristmill

  • Route 235, three miles from Mount Vernon Estate
  • Mount Vernon, VA 22121

George Washington was an entrepreneurial farmer and businessman. His whiskey distillery and gristmill utilized innovative technologies that were cutting edge in the 18th century. Host a whiskey…Learn More

Gunston Hall Plantation

  • 10709 Gunston Road
  • Lorton, VA 22079-3901

This restored 18th-century plantation was built for George Mason IV and today, preserves and promotes George Mason for his unique contribution to the universal cause of human rights. Historic…Learn More

Hollin Hall - The Meeting House

  • 1909 Windmill Lane
  • Alexandria, VA 22307

Hollin Hall is a gracious Georgian manor house with four separate rooms that can accommodate 140 standing or 90 seated plus formal entry hall, and modern kitchen. Events can spread out onto the lovely…Learn More

Indigo Landing

  • 1 Marina Drive
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Fresh, innovative cuisine and a stunning waterfront location at the Washington Sailing Marina with views of the Potomac River and the Nation's Capital skyline. Accommodates groups to 118.…Learn More

Ivy Hill Cemetery Historical Preservation Society

  • 2823 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22301

Ivy Hill is one of Alexandria's largest and most historic cemeteries, with a wealth of protected flora and fauna. Educational and cultural programs as well as lectures and tours available.…Learn More

Lee-Fendall House Museum & Garden

  • 614 Oronoco Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314-2308

The large clapboard home was built in 1785 and occupied by generations of the "Lees of Virginia" and the labor-union leader John L. Lewis. The museum and garden offer a unique alternative for small…Learn More

Little Theatre of Alexandria

  • 600 Wolfe Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

The area's oldest continuously operating theater presents musicals, comedies, and dramas year-round with a holiday show in early December. For groups of 25 or more, host a pre-theater reception in…Learn More

Lyceum, Alexandria's History Museum

  • 201 S. Washington Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

This 1839 Greek Revival building serves as the city’s history museum. An ongoing exhibition tells the story of Alexandria, once one of the busiest ports in America.  Archeological finds, old…Learn More

Mary M. Gates Learning Center at United Way Worldwide

  • 701 N. Fairfax Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

In the heart of historic Old Town Alexandria, Virginia, just minutes from Ronald Reagan National Airport and downtown Washington, D.C., the Mary M. Gates Learning Center provides a comfortable and…Learn More

Medieval Madness at John Strongbows Tavern

  • 710 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

You are royally invited to the finest, most acclaimed, live dinner show in the DC Metro region. Get live comedy, a four course feast, ale or mead, live sword fights, and live music all included for…Learn More


  • 1201 N. Royal Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

MetroStage is a professional not-for-profit theater that produces works by established and emerging playwrights chosen for their social, political and entertainment value. Bring a group and have an…Learn More

Mount Vernon: George Washington's Estate & Gardens

  • 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway,
  • Mount Vernon, VA 22121

Several options for meeting groups include: Robert H. & Clarice Smith Auditorium holds 200 people and is perfect for lectures, audio-visual presentations, seminars, and small recitals. Standard…Learn More

Office of Historic Alexandria - Lloyd House

  • 220 N. Washington Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

The first floor and garden of Lloyd House are available for rentals and can accommodate up to 125 people, depending on the occasion. This includes weddings, receptions, rehearsal dinners, parties,…Learn More

Port City Brewing Company

  • 3950 Wheeler Avenue
  • Alexandria, VA 22304

Port City Brewing Company is an award winning craft brewery producing an exciting line of hand-made, great quality, locally crafted beers. We have 5 flagships which are always on tap, plus seasonal…Learn More

Potomac Belle Charters

  • 2412 Belle Haven Meadows Court
  • Alexandria, VA 22306

The Potomac Belle is a 59' custom Bluewater Yacht, specializing in corporate meetings and celebrations, birthdays, anniversaries and reunions.  Berthed at the Alexandria City Docks, the Potomac Belle…Learn More

Potomac Riverboat Company

  • 1 Cameron Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Turn your event into a memorable occasion aboard one of our private party vessels. When you charter one of our boats, you and your guests have the boat to yourselves. Other than our crew and service…Learn More

Principle Gallery

  • 208 King Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

ShadowLand Family Entertainment Center

  • 5508 Franconia Road
  • Springfield/Alexandria, VA 22310

Business and human resource personnel see ShadowLand's arena adventures as powerful teambuilding and corporate training opportunities. Strap on a light-weight, high-tech suit and enter the 7500sqft…Learn More

St. George Gallery

  • 105 N. Alfred Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Stabler-Leadbeater Apothecary Museum

  • 105-107 S. Fairfax Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

Opened in 1792 by young Quaker pharmacist Edward Stabler, the family business operated for 141 years. Over 8,000 early medical care items are still in place. Patrons included George & Martha…Learn More

Theismann's Restaurant & Bar

  • 1800 Diagonal Road
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

With an excellent food product, experienced efficiency, comfortable atmosphere and proximity to Metro system and hotels, Joe Theismann’s is a very popular party venue. Included in the repertoire are…Learn More

Top Golf Alexandria

  • 6625 S. Van Dorn Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22315

TopGolf Alexandria is so much more than just a golf driving range – it is a revolutionary sports entertainment complex combining games with great food and an environment that you can enjoy…Learn More

Torpedo Factory Art Center

  • 105 N. Union Street
  • Alexandria, VA 22314

The Torpedo Factory Art Center's modern-industrial and versatile space lends itself to an array of special events. With quaint Old Town Alexandria and the Potomac waterfront as your backdrop, you can…Learn More

Woodlawn - Frank Lloyd Wright's Pope-Leighey House

  • 9000 Richmond Highway
  • Mount Vernon, VA 22121

Woodlawn: America's first president gave Woodlawn as a wedding gift to his step-granddaughter. This National Historic Landmark is perfect for ceremonies, receptions, and other corporate events. Guests…Learn More



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