District Architecture Center

District of Columbia



The District Architecture Center (DAC), in the heart of Washington DC’s bustling Penn Quarter District, is where architecture meets the city. The gorgeous facility offers stylish and versatile venues that are available for rent. Whether you envision a small group with just a few of your favorite people or an extravagant affair with up to 375 guests, the District Architecture Center can accommodate your wedding celebration. The center features a sleek and modern industrial setting with hardwood and polished floors, black columns, and red and white accent walls. The award-winning open design is inspiring and features glass walls and floors that provide natural light throughout. Complimentary amenities include: state of the art audio visual equipment; built-in tackable walls, perfect for hanging banners; easels, ideal for signage; variable lighting; modern ergonomic tables and chairs; and an ample catering kitchen. Don't settle for traditional reception halls when you can make this fashion-forward space your venue for the ultimate wedding reception!

Venue Style

City/Skyline View, Modern


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 150 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start 2 hours prior to event start time. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $4,800 for a ceremony and/or reception and includes 12 hours of event time including set up and clean up time.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at District Architecture Center is estimated at between $9,222 and $16,633 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


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Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Coat check room
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Kitchen for prep only
Public garage
Dance area
Chairs provided

Special Restrictions

Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Choose from a list for catering
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by midnight