The United States National Arboretum

2400 R Street NE, Washington, DC

About The United States National Arboretum

The U.S. National Arboretum, located in Northeast D.C. off Bladensburg Road and New York Avenue, is a 446-acre U.S. Department of Agriculture research facility. The U.S. National Arboretum offers the largest outdoor space for private events in D.C. A living museum steps from the DC sidewalks. The Arboretum was recently named the 4th most Unique Venue in the U.S. by Brides. The Arboretum is on federal property and all events require a permit that comes with your contract. Photography permit is included in all packages. Catering, chairs and table are not included in the rental. All rentals, food & beverage (including alcohol) must be ordered from Get Plated, Occasions, RSVP Catering, Purple Onion, or Spilled Milk & their vendors. We do require a day of coordinator for all weddings. Tenting, power and lighting is not included in the rental cost and Select Events Group is the exclusive tent company.

Event Pricing

Arboretum Pricing
Attendees: 1-2000 | $5,000 - $10,000 /event
Pricing for weddings and parties only
Venue Types
  • Outdoor Function Area