5 Washington Wedding Venues to Try When You’re Planning a Last-Minute Event

There’s nothing like putting together a wedding in just a few months to send you spiraling into a panic. The good news is that despite what everyone says—namely, that you need to book your venue at least a year or two out—there are actually some stunning DC wedding venues that might have last-minute availability. Here’s five of our favorites that you can try if you’re looking to book a wedding ASAP.

Related: How to Plan a Wedding in Six Months or Less


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This Georgetown restaurant can host 200 in the main dining room and has floor-to-ceiling views of the waterfront. 3000 K St., NW; 202-944-4200.

Morrison House

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An in-house catering team can feed up to 80 in this Old Town hotel’s Watermark ballroom. 116 S Alfred St., Alexandria; 703-838-8000.

Gaylord Resort at National Harbor

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Over 500,000 square feet of event space (including ballrooms, terraces, and the hotel atrium) means there’s almost always an option at this sprawling waterfont complex. 201 Waterfront St., National Harbor; 301-965-4000.


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Equipped with two bars, a sound system, and a dance floor, this industrial-chic Georgetown
restaurant has pulled off weddings in just two weeks.
3401 K St., NW; 202-817-3340.

Roofers Union

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The rooftop space at this hip restaurant overlooks Adams Morgan, and the second-story dining room has floor-to-ceiling windows.  2446 18th St., NW; 202-232-7663.

Associate Editor

Caroline Cunningham joined Washingtonian in 2014 after moving to the DC area from Cincinnati, where she interned and freelanced for Cincinnati Magazine and worked in content marketing. She currently resides in College Park.