Our Event Spaces

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EVENT SPACES LOCATION CAPACITY SQUARE FEET
Meeting Room Meeting House Second Floor Approximately 300 on benches 2,492
Assembly Room Meeting House Ground Floor

Seated dinners: Up to 96

Theater style: 125 for lectures or workshops

Standing reception: 150

1,497
Quaker House Living Room Quaker House Second Floor Up to 40 for a seated event or 50 for a standing reception, depending on configuration. 480
Decatur Place Room Meeting House Ground Floor Up to 40 for a seated event or 50 for a standing reception, depending on configuration. 493
Bridge Room Quaker House Second Floor Up to 20, depending on configuration 200
Library and Parlor Meeting House Second Floor Seats up to 18 in two combined spaces separated by pocket doors 392
Terrace Room Meeting House Second Floor Seats up to 15 316
Gardens

West gardens

Adjacent to Assembly Room, lobby, and second floor Quaker House spaces

East gardens

Adjacent to Meeting Room, Terrace Room, and Decatur Place Room

West terrace and gardens

  • Upper:
    • Up to 120 banquet style (40 on the terrace and 80 on the grass)
      Approximately 125 theater style
      Approximately 200 for a standing reception (140 if tented)
  • Lower:
    • Up to 165 banquet style (40 on the terrace and 125 on the grass)
      Approximately 250 theater style
      Approximately 250 for a standing reception (200 if tented)

East terrace and gardens

  • Up to 32 banquet style (terrace)
  • Approximately 100 for a standing reception

West terrace and gardens

Upper terrace: 595
Upper gardens: 1,225

Total, upper: 2,339

Lower terrace: 644
Lower gardens: 1,695

Total, lower: 2,339

East terrace and gardens

Terrace: 1,575
Gardens: 1,306

Total: 2,881

 

Which event spaces best suit your needs?

Weddings, Memorial Services, Graduations
EVENT SPACES LOCATION CAPACITY (POST COVID-19) SQUARE FEET
Meeting Room Meeting House Second Floor

 

Approximately 300 on benches (ceremony only, no food or drink allowed)

 

2,492
Assembly Room Meeting House Ground Floor

Seated meals: Up to 96 (60-70 with a dance floor)

Standing reception: 150

 

1,497
Quaker House Living Room Quaker House Second Floor

 

Up to 40 for a seated event or 50 for a standing reception, depending on configuration.

 

480
Bridge Room Quaker House Second Floor

 

Up to 20, depending on configuration

 

200
Library and Parlor Meeting House Second Floor

 

Seats up to 10 in library; additional space in parlor

 

392
Gardens

West gardens

Adjacent to Assembly Room, lobby, and second floor Quaker House spaces

East gardens

Adjacent to Meeting Room, Terrace Room, and Decatur Place Room

West terrace and gardens

  • Upper:
    • Up to 120 banquet style (40 on the terrace and 80 on the grass)
      Approximately 125 theater style
      Approximately 200 for a standing reception (140 if tented)
  • Lower:
    • Up to 165 banquet style (40 on the terrace and 125 on the grass)
    • Approximately 250 theater style
    • Approximately 250 for a standing reception (200 if tented)

East terrace and gardens

  • Up to 32 banquet style (terrace)
  • Approximately 100 for a standing reception

West terrace and gardens

Upper terrace: 595
Upper gardens: 1,225

Total, upper: 1,820

Lower terrace: 644
Lower gardens: 1,695

Total, lower: 2,339

East terrace and gardens

Terrace: 1,575
Gardens: 1,306

Total: 2,881

Luncheons / Dinners / Banquets
EVENT SPACES LOCATION CAPACITY (POST COVID-19) SQUARE FEET
Assembly Room Meeting House Ground Floor

 

Seats up to 96

 

1,497
Quaker House Living Room Quaker House Second Floor

 

Up to 40 for a seated event, depending on configuration.

 

480
Decatur Place Room Meeting House Ground Floor

 

Up to 40 for a seated event, depending on configuration.

 

493
Bridge Room

 

Quaker House Second Floor

 

Up to 10, depending on configuration 200
Gardens

West gardens

Adjacent to Assembly Room, lobby, and second floor Quaker House spaces

East gardens

Adjacent to Meeting Room, Terrace Room, and Decatur Place Room

West terrace and gardens

  • Upper:
    • Up to 120 banquet style (40 on the terrace and 80 on the grass)
  • Lower:
    • Up to 165 banquet style (40 on the terrace and 125 on the grass)

East terrace and gardens

  • Up to 32 banquet style (terrace)

West terrace and gardens

Upper terrace: 595
Upper gardens: 1,225

Total, upper: 1,820

Lower terrace: 644
Lower gardens: 1,695

Total, lower: 2,339

East terrace and gardens

Terrace: 1,575
Gardens: 1,306

     Total: 2,881

 

Standing Receptions
EVENT SPACES LOCATION CAPACITY (POST COVID-19) SQUARE FEET
Assembly Room Meeting House Ground Floor  Up to 150 1,497
Quaker House Living Room Quaker House Second Floor

 

Up to 50, depending on configuration

 

480
Decatur Place Room Meeting House Ground Floor

 

Up to 50, depending on configuration

 

493
Bridge Room Quaker House Second Floor

 

Up to 20, depending on configuration

 

200
Gardens

West gardens

Adjacent to Assembly Room, lobby, and second floor Quaker House spaces

East gardens

Adjacent to Meeting Room, Terrace Room, and Decatur Place Room

West terrace and gardens

  • Upper:
    • Up to 200 (140 if tented)
  • Lower:
    • Up to 250 (200 if tented)

East terrace and gardens

  • Up to 100

West terrace and gardens

Upper terrace: 595
Upper gardens: 1,225

Total, upper: 1,820

Lower terrace: 644
Lower gardens: 1,695

Total, lower: 2,339

East terrace and gardens

Terrace: 1,575
Gardens: 1,306

Total: 2,881

Lecture / Theater Style Seating in Rows
EVENT SPACES LOCATION CAPACITY (POST COVID-19) SQUARE FEET
Meeting Room

 

Meeting House Second Floor

 

Approximately 300 on benches 2,492
Assembly Room

 

Meeting House Ground Floor

 

Up to 125 for lectures or workshops 1,497
Quaker House Living Room

 

Quaker House Second Floor

 

Up to 40 for a seated event, depending on configuration 480
Decatur Place Room

 

Meeting House Ground Floor

 

Up to 40 for a seated event, depending on configuration 493
Conference, Workshop or Meeting with Tables
EVENT SPACES LOCATION CAPACITY (POST COVID-19) SQUARE FEET
Assembly Room

 

Meeting House Ground Floor

 

Up to 96 depending on how tables are setup 1,497
Quaker House Living Room

 

Quaker House Second Floor

 

Up to 40, depending on configuration 480
Decatur Place Room

 

Meeting House Ground Floor

 

Up to 36, depending on configuration 493
Bridge Room

 

Quaker House Second Floor

 

Conference table seats 10; up to 10 additional chairs may be added 200
Terrace Room

 

Meeting House Second Floor

 

Seats up to 15 316
Classroom Style With Tables
EVENT SPACES LOCATION CAPACITY (POST COVID-19) SQUARE FEET
Assembly Room

 

Meeting House Ground Floor

 

Up to 96 depending on how tables are setup 1,497
Quaker House Living Room

 

Quaker House Second Floor

 

Up to 40, depending on configuration 480
Decatur Place Room

 

Meeting House Ground Floor

 

Up to 36, depending on configuration 493
Bridge Room

Quaker House Second Floor

 

Conference table seats 10; up to 10 additional chairs may be added 200
Terrace Room

Meeting House Second Floor

 

Seats up to 15 316
Circle of Chairs / Concentric Circles
EVENT SPACES LOCATION CAPACITY (POST COVID-19) SQUARE FEET
Assembly Room

 

Meeting House Ground Floor

 

Up to 35-40 1,497
Quaker House Living Room

 

Quaker House Second Floor

 

Up to 25 480
Decatur Place Room

 

Meeting House Ground Floor

 

Up to 25 493
Bridge Room

 

Quaker House Second Floor

 

Up to 20, depending on configuration 200
Library and Parlor

 

Meeting House Second Floor

 

Seats up to 10 in Library with additional seating in Parlor as a breakout space 392
Terrace Room

 

Meeting House Second Floor

 

Seats up to 15 316

“We had a fantastic event at Friends Meeting of Washington. The event space was very accommodating for our assembly of over 200 people! The gardens were beautiful, and the recent renovations to the venue really turned out great.~ Max F., District Keyboard Meetup