Arena Stage - the Mead Center for American Theater

Located across from the Southwest DC Waterfront, Arena Stage cannot be missed. Soaring glass walls, views, stunning architecture and metro accessibility make this 15,000 sq. foot venue unique and elegant. For more information on event rentals visit their website


Blind Whino (SW Arts Club)

Easily one of the most instagrammed buildings in The District, SW Arts Club boasts over 15,000 sq ft of programmable space, including bars, art galleries and two stages. The structure was built in 1886 and used as a historic Baptist church before reinvented by artist HENSE in 2012. Click here for more information on how to rent this space.


Event Spaces at The Wharf

Hotels, piers, parks and a concert halls are just a few of the venues that exist along the Southwest Waterfront. Whether you are looking for a place to host your wedding, company retreat or charity gala, The Wharf has something that will fit you needs. For more information on event spaces at The Wharf view their event spaces flip book.


The International Spy Museum

Plan your next function at the new L'Enfant Plaza location and your event will become a journey into an inviting world of covert missions and international intrigue. The Spy Museum’s private event spaces provides breathtaking, unparalleled panoramic views from the US Capitol to the Washington Monument to the Potomac River. The contemporary space sets the stage for a wide range of events and includes state-of-the-art technology. For more information on event rentals, visit their website.


The Lot at 4th and M

The Lot SW is a 19,000 sq ft public gathering space located directly across the street from Waterfront Metro Station.  The Lot is in the heart of a bustling neighborhood which includes a grocery store, library, restaurants, and is in walking distance to the SW Waterfront and Arena Stage.  If you are interested in having an event at the Lot SW, email us.

Hotel Event Space

Southwest DC has an array of hotels that have event spaces that range from ballrooms to boardrooms.