Getting married in Downtown Washington DC has never been easier or more attractive. Our historic space can accommodate a variety of budgets and esthetics, from intimate gatherings to lavish celebrations. The National Union Building allows you to create the sleek, sophisticated feel of historic Penn Quarter.

With so many unique spaces under one roof, the National Union Building can offer you multiple options to create the wedding experience you desire. Our professional team can flip rooms from ceremony to reception. Take black and white photos on the historic, winding staircase. Wrap up the evening in our private speakeasy with your signature cocktails.

“We got so many compliments on the space and how well it worked for the event. One of our engaged guests wants to book the space for their wedding after seeing how awesome it was.”

Ryan M.

“We fell in love with the National Union Building the first time we visited. Its architecture and character made for a perfect venue. ”

Caroline H.

Each floor can adapt to match a variety of themes, from DIY elopement celebrations to rustic farm tables. Supported by dedicated event space staff, our team works in close collaboration with your vendors to help you craft a perfect celebration.

Beyond your wedding day, The National Union Building is also a great venue to host your engagement photo session, festive bridal shower, private rehearsal dinner, or intimate post-wedding brunch.

Weddings at the National Union Building are an intimate, wonderful way to bring your friends and family together in the heart of Washington D.C. for your wedding.

__Our team will work directly with one of our approved event planners to get your wedding booked at the venue. __

If you are an event planner in DC who would like to work with us, please contact our team to be added to the list of approved vendors.

Location And Transportation

Positioned perfectly between the Hill and the Financial District, we are two blocks away from both Metro Center and Chinatown, connecting us directly to every metro line in the DMV. A stone's throw from the White House and The Mall, your guests will find getting to and from our venue simple, easy, and convenient.