The most romantic day of your life should be historic!

That's why the National Press Club in downtown DC is the perfect venue to celebrate your wedding and ensure your big day will go down in history! It's not just the place where news happens, it's where memories are made. Overlooking the White House at the top of the National Press Building, the Club has a wonderful atmosphere, terrific food, and excellent service.

Our Grand Ballroom has a seating capacity of 225 guests, including a dance floor.  All tables, banquet chairs, white linens silver/glass/china, budvase & rose, votives are included with the standard space rental. Room rental of $6,800 is waived with $15,000 in food and beverage sales, excluding tax and gratuity.  Gratuity is 20% and DC tax is 10%.

Catering Menus

The National Press Club’s historic and elegant venue is perfectly complemented by the creative cuisine and the impeccable service provided by our in-house catering team, led by Executive Chef Susan Delbert. The Press Club prides itself on the use of fresh, quality ingredients. All beef is Certified Angus Beef; our seafood is delivered fresh daily from right here in the Chesapeake Region. Fruits and vegetables are local when available and seasonal alternatives guarantee the best flavor and freshness. Pastries and desserts are made by artisans using only the finest ingredients.

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To discuss your plans and arrange a visit, please call an event specialist at 202-662-7587, [email protected] or enter your information below.