National Zoological Park

3001 Connecticut Avenue NW DEVS Washington, DC
Max Capacity: 4326 people
Companies and organizations that make an unrestricted donation to the Zoo are invited to co-host a special event at one of the Zoo’s various event sites. Special events include company picnics, evening receptions, meetings, or similar activities that are in accordance with Smithsonian policies and guidelines. Social events of a personal nature are not permitted. This includes weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, as well as fundraising, product marketing, religious, and political functions.
Baltimore, MD  
Capacity: 100
$30-$40 per person
Luna Del Sea is proud to offer the highest quality of fresh seafood brought in by local fisheries, the freshest organic vegetables and produce brought in by local farmers and purveyors as well as grass fed beef and poultry from local markets. Not only does Luna Del Sea do catering and fine dining, but we do event planning for you. If you are looking for someone to handle your event from top to bottom, we are happy to provide that service - saving you both time and money in the process. Luna Del Sea also offers a wide variety of settings to cater to your dining needs. We offer an elegant white tablecloth dining room, a casual and comfortable outdoor seating area, an intimate patio and elegant ballroom. Luna Del Sea can cater to any event, whether it be business lunches, romantic dinners for couples, dinner parties and casual socials. Luna Del Sea also offers a full ballroom that can be used for larger parties, social gatherings or private events. Our management staff, service staff, and chefs will be more than happy to accommodate any of your service needs and desires. ** No outside caterers allowed **
Laurel, MD  
Capacity: 620
We are a full service banquet hall specializing in weddings, Traditional African weddings, Bar and Bat Mitzvah's, Quinceanera's, Sangeets, Henna parties, business & corporate functions. We have two very large halls (the largest seating up to 400 guests) and a modern foyer for all your event needs and we are setting the standard in first class service. Please call us between the hours of 11:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m. to schedule a guided tour of our banquet halls and to check on your date availability. What Comes With Both Halls 8 hour rental up till 3:00 a.m. (this is actual party time not setup or cleanup time) Gold Chiarvari Chairs 72" Round Tables Rectangular Tables Movable Stages Movable Bar Dance Floor Very large prep kitchen Restroom attendant 2 large dressing rooms (Only In The Ellicott Hall) We set up the hall before your event We clean up after your event Parking attendants to show your guests where to park (if your guest count exceeds 150) * You can extend most party past 3:00 a.m. at additional costs Hall Capacity The Columbia Hall - Seats up to 220 guests banquet style The Ellicott Hall - Seats up to 400 guests banquet style Please see pricing packages below.
Fairfax, VA  
Capacity: 200
$80-$85 per person
The Hilton Garden Inn Fairfax is a five story hotel with contemporary open lobby and elegantly appointed guest rooms. Our patio is the perfect space for a wedding. We host events of all types including weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, galas, fundraisers, graduations, reunions, birthday and other special events.
Brentwood, MD  
Capacity: 110
$500 per event
Capacity sitting 110 persons.Tables onsite 72 inch & 96 inch rectangle. Kitchen with Stove, warmer, steam table, refrig,sink. Bar. Plenty of parking.
Bethesda, MD  
Capacity: 175
$60-$120 per person
$35-$95 per event
Looking for the perfect place to host your next event? We offer an elegant space for any private event! Weddings/Celebrations: -Celebrate the start of a new life together at our elegant and intimate Bethesda wedding venue. -Utilizing our reception areas, catering and event staff ensures attention to every detail. -Our Bethesda wedding reception space features 5,000 square feet of stylish space. -Custom catering and private dining rooms are featured for rehearsal dinners at our Bethesda hotel. -Enjoy a fun and affordable get together with family and friends featuring discounted room blocks. -Our convenient location near I-270 and I-495 allows guests easy access to area sites. Meetings: -Our facilities feature 11 Bethesda meeting rooms and 5,000 square feet of refined event space. -Our largest Bethesda meeting room boasts 2,080 square feet of space for conferences and meetings. -Renovated meeting rooms in Bethesda featuring on-site A/V services and high-speed Internet. -Dedicated event services manager available to help with Bethesda meetings, banquets and receptions. -Exceptional event menus, customizable for your special meeting or event, are designed to inspire. -Our Bethesda business hotel is conveniently located minutes from Washington, DC and other sites. We offer spacious suites with a separate living room, bedroom w/ king-size bed and luxurious marbled bath. Each room includes a work area with STSN, king-size sleeper sofa, wet bar, in-room coffee maker, hair dryer, 2 TVs (both equipped with cable).
Kensington, MD  
Capacity: 200
$1,740 per event
Our lives are filled with benchmarks of celebrations: weddings, anniversaries, bar mitzvahs, quinceaneras, baby showers, bridal showers, holiday parties, birthday parties, corporate meetings. Avant Garde Ballroom and Event Center is THE place to help you create memorable celebrations. If it's pizzazz you want, we've got it! A distinctly contemporary space, it accommodates up to 200 people. Its elegant floor-to-ceiling beveled mirrors, resilient maple floors, full kitchen, dressing room, mood lighting, in-house sound system and ample free parking gives us a cutting edge above everyone else. Seeing is believing. Visit us at 5268-M Nicholson Lane, North Bethesda, MD 20895 or call us today at *NOT DISPLAYED* .
Ellicott City, MD  
Capacity: 100
$3-$35 per person
$8-$1,500 per event
Kelsey’s continues its deep commitment to providing the very best service, menu selections, and bar options in its newly expanded catering venue—The Moore Room. Our beautifully decorated and private room is perfect for up to 100 seated guests or 150 standing events including family parties, business functions or any social occasion. We do not charge a room fee - Just a food and beverage minimum. Please review our packages below for additional information!
Bethesda, MD  
Capacity: 100
$600-$3,000 per event
The Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC / Bethesda is nestled in the heart of chic, downtown Bethesda, MD. This bustling urban district is just seven miles northwest of Washington, DC, and home to nearly 200 restaurants, two live theatres, 20 art galleries, and some of the best shopping in the Nation's Capital. The hotel is conveniently located three miles from Glen Echo Park and only one block south of the Bethesda Metrorail's Red Line Station, which puts you and your guests only minutes away from famous DC attractions like the Smithsonian Institute, Washington Monument, U.S. Capitol, and the White House. Our hotel offers a comfortable, contemporary oasis with direct access to the hotel's Mezzanine level where you can host your Wedding Rehearsal, Brunch, Welcome / Hospitality Reception, and Bridal Shower. All 216 guest rooms feature: complimentary wired and wireless Internet; large work desk with convenient, desk - level outlets, and ergonomic Mirra chair by Herman Miller; two dual - line phones with data port and voicemail; complimentary remote printing to the business center; refrigerator and microwave oven; seating area and high definition LCD television; Sleep Deep with our revolutionary Garden; Sleep System bed (in many rooms) - providing pressure - free comfort with adjustable firmness settings; and fresh and fluffy white duvet and high thread count linen. Call or email today to reserve your Guest Room Block - rooms are filling fast! And see the Deals section to take advantage of our Wedding Perk Packages!