Alternative Venues: Washington, DC Gardens

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  • June 02, 2011

A few weeks ago a reader of mine expressed interest in seeing if I could find gardens in and around Washington, DC that could be used for a wedding ceremony or small budget, intimate wedding! I was up for the challenge and thought it would be a good idea to share my finds with all my readers!

If you are looking for more nontraditional or offbeat DC wedding venues, click here!

Here’s what I found …

1. Meadowlark Gardens

Located in Vienna, VA these gardens include a rent-able gazebo! Check latest info on rates here. (see a cute engagement shoot at the gardens here)

2. Tudor PlaceHistoric House & Gardens

Located in NW Washington DC, this budget-friendly venue is ideal for a small, intimate wedding (no more than 70 people). Check out more rental information here.

3. The US National Arboretum

Probably one of the most well know “garden” venues in Washington, DC ~ for more information on facilities use, go here.

4. River Farm

[image via Stephen Bobb Photography]

Located in Alexandria, VA ~ River Farm is a beautiful garden venue option just outside Washington, DC. For more rental info/options go here and to see a Real Wedding at this venue, go here.

5. Brookside Gardens

This garden venue is located in Wheaton, MD and has a ton of wedding reception rental options. Gardens, barns, lodges, and a manor ~ all available here.

6. St. Francis Hall

A beautiful garden-like venue in the heart of Washington, DC. All information on rental rates, pictures, and more can be found on the website here.

Let us know if you have found any other garden venues in the Washington, DC metro area!!

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