Arena Stage

1101 6th Street SW, Washington, DC
Max Capacity: 1,200 people
About Arena Stage
Book your next event at the Mead Center for American Theater, the Southwest Waterfront’s premier venue! Enjoy the soaring architecture and river views of our five lobby spaces. Whether you are planning small conference for 50 or a glittering New Year’s Eve bash for 2,500, the Mead Center offers a stunning backdrop for your next event. Bring the outside in with the Mead Center's beautiful floor-to-ceiling windows and phenomenal natural light. The Mead Center is the perfect fit for weddings both intimate and large. For planners seeking a dramatic touch, the Mead Center is the perfect Washington, D.C. destination for your next conference, trade show or meeting. A unique combination of theaters and lobby spaces offer meeting and conference options for as few as 30 guests or as many as 675. The Mead Center's three theaters are equipped with state-of-the-art sound and lighting equipment. The beautiful sunlit lobby spaces can be used for trade show booths, networking areas, breakout spaces or presentation areas. The venue's large covered terrace and café area are perfect for meals and receptions as well.
Package Pricing
Event Spaces
Bank of America Lower Lobby
Grand Lobby
Molly Smith Study
Richard's Place/Cafe
Rooftop Terrace
The Fichandler Stage
The Kreeger Theater
The Robert and Arlene Kogod Cradle
Venue Types
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Waterfront
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 1200
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 8
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 17,800