The National Union Building

918 F Street Northwest, Washington, DC
Typically Responds within 24 hours
Capacity: 750 people

About The National Union Building

The National Union Building: Washington D.C.’s newest and most dynamic downtown private event space. Constructed in 1890, located in the heart of Penn Quarter, just blocks away from the White House, and next door to Ford’s Theater. Featuring multiple private event spaces, our 11 individual venues can host anything from unique 170-person weddings, corporate retreats, and trainings to larger events or conferences -- combine any number of our exclusive spaces to accommodate several hundred guests across multiple wings.

Event Spaces

Fourth Floor North
Fourth Floor North
Fourth Floor South
Fourth Floor South
Second Floor South
Second Floor South
Taste of DC Demo Kitchen
Taste of DC Demo Kitchen
The Cocktail Club
The Cocktail Club


Great space, and good communication! - An Eventective User

This venue is a prime location near the White House (and the holiday market, in the winter months)! The space was perfect for our event. The contacts I spoke to at this venue always responded very quickly and were very willing to work with my student organization.

Venue Types
  • Full Bar/Lounge
  • Fully Equipped Kitchen
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outside Catering Allowed
  • Valet Parking
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 750
  • Special Features: Seven stories | 27,000 rentable square feet The National Union Building is a historic building constructed in 1890 offering elegant, private event and entertainment spaces in downtown Washington, DC, at the center of the lively neighborhood of Chinatown/P
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 27,000
  • Year Renovated: 2022