President Lincoln's Cottage

Washington DC



Nestled within the heart of Washington at the crossroads of Upshur Street and Rock Creek Church Road Northwest, President Lincoln’s Cottage is a historical wedding and reception venue with countless details of rustic charm. Located north of The White House, this venue provides a beautiful blend of urban and rural details in one expansive property. Equipped with a combination of indoor and outdoor spaces, this venue makes it easy to have the wedding day celebration you always imagined. Whether you are planning a grand event with all your family and friends or an intimate gather with your closest loved ones, this venue provides an attentive and warm staff to help plan your special day. If you are searching for an secluded and historical setting to say ‘I do,’ look no further than President Lincoln’s Cottage in the District of Columbia.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Museum/Gallery, Mansion, Park/Garden, Vintage/Rustic, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 60 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 250 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 200 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 250 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 2:00AM.

Rental Fees

President Lincoln's Cottage offers a wide range of wedding packages to fit your event needs. Please inquire for pricing and event hours as well as ceremony-only availability.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at President Lincoln's Cottage is estimated at between $5,920 and $9,510 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


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Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Chiavari chairs
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot
Tables and chairs included for up to 100 guests
Chiavari chairs included for up to 100 guests
Dance area

Special Restrictions

No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 2:00AM
Outdoor music must end by 10:00PM