Arena Stage

1101 6th Street SW, Washington, DC
Capacity: 680 people

About Arena Stage

For a wedding venue like no other, look no further! Break out of the hotel ballroom box and celebrate in style with gorgeous spaces and wonderful catering partners. Bring the outside in with our 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. Our 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. Our large covered terrace and café area are perfect for meals and receptions.

Package Pricing

Events Starting At
$1,500 - $22,500 /event
Pricing for parties and meetings only
Weddings Starting At
Attendees: 250 max | $5,500 - $10,500 /event
Pricing for weddings only

Event Spaces

Additional Event Spaces
Richard's Place
Rooftop Terrace
The Grand Lobby
The Lower Lobby
The Molly Smith Study
Venue Types
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Waterfront
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 680
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 8
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 17,800