5 New DC Wedding Venues in 2020

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When you’re looking for the venue for your wedding day, it’s important to consider options that best suit your style, fits into your planned budget, and is in your ideal location. Here are five new venues in and around Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and surrounding areas.

Venues in Washington, D.C.

Ajax DC

Ajax DC, a new venue located in Washington, D.C gives an industrial chic vibe, and offers a large open space with endless opportunities. With 5,000 sq ft available to use, it is a great venue for weddings that are looking for a unique space within the heart of the trendy Mt. Vernon Triangle. Your layout options are limitless and this blank canvas can be transformed to fit your vision.



A former auto body shop transformed into an event venue, AutoShop at Union Market is a perfect space for a unique wedding located in D.C. The space offers an open area on the first floor, as well as an outdoor terrace that overlooks Union Market and the United States Capitol Building.

AutoShop celebrates all kinds of love and is a great venue for a small intimate wedding, or a large party with up to 250 guests.


The Sun Room

The Sun Room is another new D.C. venue offered by the boutique Salt & Sundry. Their new event venue is located in a historic warehouse in Eckington, and features 3,000 sq. ft of rental space, which also includes a kitchen and conference room. The space also includes complimentary bistro lighting, pipe and drape backdrop, and plant and curated decor rental options. With it’s beautiful decor and style, it makes for the perfect backdrop for intimate weddings and special events.


Venues in Maryland

Rye Street Tavern at Sagamore Spirit Distillery

Rye Street Tavern, adjacent to the waterfront Sagamore Spirit Distillery in Baltimore, is a new venue and American restaurant with Southern and Mid-Atlantic root vibes. The Barrel Room at the venue is a perfect spot for an intimate gathering, with room for up to 80 seated guests or 100 standing guests. This scenic spot has floor to ceiling windows and doors, as well as a second floor terrace your guests can enjoy and overlook the waterfront.


Wildberry Farm + Market

The Wildberry Farm + Market venue located in Crownsville, Maryland offers four open fields of outdoor space, with options of wooded areas as well. The choice of venues lets you choose the style that best fits you and your partner; whether it be in a field of wildflowers, sunflowers, or mature trees. Personalize your wedding day location with a tent (not included in the rental fee) for a large gathering or an intimate tablescape for two.

Photographer Credit: Jennifer Casey Photography

Photographer Credit: Jennifer Casey Photography

Final Thoughts

These new wedding venues in the D.C. and Maryland area give options for many different styles and visions, as well as opportunities to customize the area to your needs. Your venue is a key part to your wedding day, and you want it to fit what you have in mind! Find one that matches your style, as well as your budget and location. Need help finding the perfect venue, let’s chat!

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