Catering, dresses, and cakes are important, but your wedding wouldn’t be complete without your pet by your side. If you’re looking for the best places for dogs in weddings in Washington, DC, you’ve found them. Check out our list of the best dog-friendly venues in the area.
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2437 15th St. NW, Washington, DC 20009
Overlooking Meridian Hill Park, this 40-room Renaissance-Revival mansion is a stunning location for a beautiful wedding. Now a center for green urban revitalization, the house was once the Hungarian Embassy. It has been renovated to its 1927 design and has original molding, 14-foot ceilings, a grand staircase, and elegant, historic rooms throughout. The 12 acres of manicured parks are also a lovely backdrop to your day.
This venue can accommodate up to 200 guests and your dog, as long as he is on a leash. Pricing ranges from $2,000-$5,400.
1354 H St. NE, Washington, DC 20002
Gallery O on H is a dynamic, contemporary art space owned and operated by seasoned art collectors who have transformed this industrial location into a unique courtyard venue. This space has a multi-level rooftop venue or a street-level courtyard, both with flowering potted gardens. You have the freedom at this location to plan your perfect day to your own unique desires, and the owners can add their expertise to help you with the details.
This venue can accommodate up to 85 guests and welcomes your dog on a leash. The venue rents for $500 an hour with a four-hour minimum.
3. Tabard Inn
1739 North St. NW, Washington, DC 20036
Make your wedding a part of history by celebrating at the oldest continually running hotel in the city. This 19th-century townhome is filled with period furniture, original woodwork, oak floors, and marble fireplaces. You can choose the charming garden patio or either of the two event rooms on the second floor of the inn for your celebration. These rooms can be joined to accommodate up to 100 guests. This is an elegant, romantic location with gracious service and delicious cuisine.
The Tabard Inn welcomes your dog in the event spaces only, not in the restaurant, and he must be kept on a leash throughout the celebration. Pricing for this venue ranges from $1,500-$7,000.
1500 New Hampshire Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20036
The Dupont Circle believes that every wedding should be anchored in luxury and love. Whether you’re having an intimate gathering or a grand celebration, the wedding professionals at Dupont Circle will help you create the wedding of your dreams. Three elegant and newly renovated ballrooms can accommodate differently sized gatherings, or choose Level Nine, the exclusive suite floor, for a sumptuous affair. For any celebration, the executive chef uses only the best locally sourced, seasonal ingredients.
If you choose to stay at the hotel, your pet can stay with you for a $100 fee. He may not be alone in the room, so if he needs a break from the action, you can find a Rover sitter to care for him while you continue the celebration. If you are not staying at the hotel, the same fee is required for your pet to attend your ceremony. Average pricing for this venue is $210 per guest.
2500 Calvert St. NW, Washington, DC 20008
For an elegant, sophisticated wedding with unmatched service, the Omni Shoreham Hotel is your venue. This beautiful hotel is situated on eleven acres of manicured grounds with gardens overlooking Rock Creek Park. The interior of the hotel is just as stunning. You can choose from three ballrooms or the terraced gardens with romantic gazebo for your event. The wedding experts at Omni Shoreham will help you with every step of the planning right through to the end of the reception.
This hotel welcomes dogs in weddings for a $150 deposit. Your dog must remain on-leash and is allowed on the hotel grounds and the first floor only. Pricing starts at $4,000.