Decatur House on Lafayette Square

Decatur House on Lafayette Square Decatur House is a National Trust Historic Site, operated by the White House Historical Association.
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Check out our website for all things Decatur House:
https://www.whitehousehistory.org/decatur-house

Host a meal or meeting in style with our 12-ft table - perfect for creating an elegant setting no matter the occasion!  ...
05/22/2023

Host a meal or meeting in style with our 12-ft table - perfect for creating an elegant setting no matter the occasion!

April showers bring May flowers, and what better place to see them bloom than in our Courtyard! J + B's wedding included...
05/03/2023

April showers bring May flowers, and what better place to see them bloom than in our Courtyard! J + B's wedding included a clear top tent to keep guests dry and they were still able to enjoy the greenery. 🌿💐

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Plan your next event at the stunning Decatur House, a Washington DC landmark:  Come experience the beauty, history, and ...
04/19/2023

Plan your next event at the stunning Decatur House, a Washington DC landmark: Come experience the beauty, history, and elegance of this historical treasure!

Moments like these last forever. 🤍💍Photos: Kristen Gardner Photography
04/18/2023

Moments like these last forever. 🤍💍

Photos: Kristen Gardner Photography

The count down is on to our spring liquidation sale! Stop by for your opportunity to shop ‘till you drop! Don’t pass up ...
03/31/2023

The count down is on to our spring liquidation sale! Stop by for your opportunity to shop ‘till you drop! Don’t pass up your chance to add White House history to your collection!

Spring is here and so is our Liquidation Sale! Take advantage of these low prices and shop for the family, office, clien...
03/28/2023

Spring is here and so is our Liquidation Sale! Take advantage of these low prices and shop for the family, office, clients, or yourself! We hope to see you there!

Our garden views are pretty spectacular and this wedding did not disappoint. The countown to spring is on!Photos: Cateri...
03/16/2023

Our garden views are pretty spectacular and this wedding did not disappoint. The countown to spring is on!

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It is always amazing to see so many different kinds of events in our spaces. We recently had the pleasure of being a par...
03/07/2023

It is always amazing to see so many different kinds of events in our spaces. We recently had the pleasure of being a part of an amazing service project. Nearly 800 bags were filled with childrens books and a fluffy teddy for reading! Swipe to see highlights from the day.

We are honored to be named among our peers in  best wedding vendors in the DC area! 2023 is off to a great start!       ...
02/17/2023

We are honored to be named among our peers in best wedding vendors in the DC area! 2023 is off to a great start!

Happy Valentine's Day! 💕 We are so lucky to have part in so many journeys of LOVE!
02/14/2023

Happy Valentine's Day! 💕 We are so lucky to have part in so many journeys of LOVE!

We were recently named Best of Unique Venues in Washington, DC by ! Check out the full feature at the link in our bio. T...
02/06/2023

We were recently named Best of Unique Venues in Washington, DC by ! Check out the full feature at the link in our bio. Thank you for this prestgious honor!


Our Courtyard space can be transformed to suit all types of events including this gala last fall.Catering:  Tent:  Flora...
02/03/2023

Our Courtyard space can be transformed to suit all types of events including this gala last fall.

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Thank you for the hospitality . Yesterday was such an enjoyable afternoon reconnecting with the CE team and other vendor...
02/02/2023

Thank you for the hospitality . Yesterday was such an enjoyable afternoon reconnecting with the CE team and other vendor friends!

This is your sign to host your next event at Decatur House. Our event spaces are perfect to suit your next occasion!Cate...
01/25/2023

This is your sign to host your next event at Decatur House. Our event spaces are perfect to suit your next occasion!

Catering: Ridgewells Catering
Equipment: Perfect Settings LLC
A/V: RCI Systems

Take care of business outside of the office. Decatur House is the perfect place to host a meeting and make a statement.C...
01/20/2023

Take care of business outside of the office. Decatur House is the perfect place to host a meeting and make a statement.

Catering: Windows Catering Company
Equipment: Perfect Settings LLC
Floral: Amaryllis, Inc. Floral + Event Design

Let your next   event shine by hosting it in our Carriage House space.
01/11/2023

Let your next event shine by hosting it in our Carriage House space.

A few more months until we can enjoy events in the Courtyard al-fresco! Decatur House is perfect for those spring and su...
01/11/2023

A few more months until we can enjoy events in the Courtyard al-fresco! Decatur House is perfect for those spring and summer receptions and retreats.

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Tis the Season! Here is our gift to everyone!📸: For a limited time, book any of our remaining 2023 weekend rental blocks...
12/06/2022

Tis the Season! Here is our gift to everyone!
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For a limited time, book any of our remaining 2023 weekend rental blocks for the price of the 8-hour block! You must confirm your 2023 rental (Friday-Sunday) by December 22, 2022 to secure this pricing.

(Not valid on pending or existing contracts. Cannot be combined with any other promotion or discount.
Holiday fee will apply for certain dates.)

Congratulations are in order for our Director of Special Events, Arioth Harrison Smirne! She was recently recognized for...
12/01/2022

Congratulations are in order for our Director of Special Events, Arioth Harrison Smirne! She was recently recognized for her time, hard work, and dedication with Decatur House.

She truly is a rockstar in ensuring things run smoothly with both in-house and private events.

Congratulations, Arioth! You deserve it!

Happy Thanksgiving from our team at Decatur House!We hope everyone enjoys this time with loved ones! 🍁🥐
11/24/2022

Happy Thanksgiving from our team at Decatur House!
We hope everyone enjoys this time with loved ones! 🍁🥐

Adding to the Decatur House history and legacy, we recently dedicated our garden at 748 Jackson Place to the  founder, F...
10/20/2022

Adding to the Decatur House history and legacy, we recently dedicated our garden at 748 Jackson Place to the founder, First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy. And First Lady, Dr. Jill Biden made a special appearance too!

This post is dedicated to the vendor team who helped make this event a success!

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A/V by
Reception Catering
Musical Trio

Autumn is here! Lets take it back to J & J's fall wedding at Decatur House.Planner: Caterer: Photography: Floral: Tent &...
09/22/2022

Autumn is here! Lets take it back to J & J's fall wedding at Decatur House.

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This is your sign to bring the office to Decatur House for luncheons, meetings, and more! Our parlor spaces are a great ...
09/12/2022

This is your sign to bring the office to Decatur House for luncheons, meetings, and more! Our parlor spaces are a great venue for smaller groups. See for yourself!

Catering & rentals: Susan Gage Caterers


Tell everyone that   !!!Recently we had the opportunity to attend  ‘s Marketing Outlook Meeting at the beautiful ! It wa...
09/02/2022

Tell everyone that !!!Recently we had the opportunity to attend ‘s Marketing Outlook Meeting at the beautiful ! It was so great to hear that DC is seeing growth in our industry.

Being a part of our client's forever memories is always heartwarming. As we gear up for this fall's weddings, we can't h...
08/25/2022

Being a part of our client's forever memories is always heartwarming. As we gear up for this fall's weddings, we can't help but to think back on all the memories we have been a part of over the years.

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Brightening up your feed today because we love color! And how great does it look in our Courtyard space?Contract us toda...
08/18/2022

Brightening up your feed today because we love color! And how great does it look in our Courtyard space?
Contract us today to inquire about our current availability.

Photos by Denis Largeron Photography

Dont mind if we do! 🧁Planner: Caterer: Cupcakes: Photography: Floral:
08/04/2022

Dont mind if we do! 🧁
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Re-think your traditional business lunch or dinner!We still have limited availability for the fall/winter season.Caterin...
08/03/2022

Re-think your traditional business lunch or dinner!
We still have limited availability for the fall/winter season.
Catering:
Planner & Floral: and Simlicity
Photography: Documentary Associates

Photos from S & P's wedding remind us that this view never gets old.Planner: Caterer: Cake: Tent & Lighting: Photography...
07/25/2022

Photos from S & P's wedding remind us that this view never gets old.

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Cheers to the weekend! 🥂Planner: Caterer: Eleven CoursesPhotography: Floral: Tent & Lighting: Sugarplum Tent Company    ...
07/22/2022

Cheers to the weekend! 🥂
Planner:
Caterer: Eleven Courses
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Tent & Lighting: Sugarplum Tent Company

Remembering M & A's wedding and how their decor made balloons so fun and romantic! What non-traditional decor have you s...
07/19/2022

Remembering M & A's wedding and how their decor made balloons so fun and romantic!
What non-traditional decor have you seen in weddings that you fell in love with?
Planner: Roberts & Co. Events
Caterer: Spilled Milk Catering
Photographer: Liz Stewart Photography
Floral: Petal's Edge Floral Design
Balloons: All About Balloons

This post is dedicated to tablescapes and all of us who appreciate the details in things. (plus hosting an event across ...
07/18/2022

This post is dedicated to tablescapes and all of us who appreciate the details in things. (plus hosting an event across the park from the White House isnt too bad either)

Photo and Vendor Credits:
#1: Amanda Manupella Photography, B.Lin Catering
#2: , SRS Events, Heirloom DC,
#3: , Occasions Caterers
#4: , Simply Breathe Events,
#5: Steve Canning, Michele Hodges Events, Occasions Caterers,

We just received photos from A & J's spring wedding and could not wait to share them! All possible from a dream vendor t...
07/08/2022

We just received photos from A & J's spring wedding and could not wait to share them! All possible from a dream vendor team!

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Photographer: Procopio Photography
Caterer: Well Dunn Catering
Tent & Lighting : Sugarplum Tent Company
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Since 1819, Decatur House has been a sought after address for entertaining!Gather your guests in the heart of DC in the ...
07/07/2022

Since 1819, Decatur House has been a sought after address for entertaining!

Gather your guests in the heart of DC in the beautifully adorned event spaces. Enjoy cocktails and conversations as you enjoy our Courtyard space or views of Lafayette Park!

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Its all in the details. ✨Planner: A. Dominick EventsCaterer: Occasions CaterersPhotography: Floral: Sweet Root VillageTe...
06/22/2022

Its all in the details. ✨

Planner: A. Dominick Events
Caterer: Occasions Caterers
Photography:
Floral: Sweet Root Village
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Happy first day of Summer! Cheers to soaking up the sun and to many celebrations this season!Photos: Catering: Spilled M...
06/21/2022

Happy first day of Summer! Cheers to soaking up the sun and to many celebrations this season!

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Catering: Spilled Milk Catering
Florals: Ash to Oak Floristry

Dancing through the rest of the week 💃Photo:  Tent & Lighting: Sugarplum Tent Company
06/16/2022

Dancing through the rest of the week 💃

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Tent & Lighting: Sugarplum Tent Company

Great news! GetPlated Catering is now on our Preferred Vendors List! They are always a pleasure to have at Decatur House...
05/16/2022

Great news! GetPlated Catering is now on our Preferred Vendors List! They are always a pleasure to have at Decatur House and were recently recognized as "One to Watch" by Washingtonian Weddings.
Swipe to see their amazing work at our Holiday Party this past December!
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R & K's wedding was certianly a memorable one. 💐🌺Planner: Brielle Davis Events Caterer: Corcoran CaterersPhotography: Me...
05/13/2022

R & K's wedding was certianly a memorable one. 💐🌺
Planner: Brielle Davis Events
Caterer: Corcoran Caterers
Photography: Megan Graham Photo
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DJ: Bela Sono Music
Tent: Sugarplum Tent Company

Invite the office to the Decatur House for happy hour! Introducing a package suited for the short and sweet reception! I...
04/21/2022

Invite the office to the Decatur House for happy hour! Introducing a package suited for the short and sweet reception! Ideal for alumni groups, retirement parties, meet & greets, and more! Swipe for details.

Address

1610 H Street NW
Washington D.C., DC
20006

Opening Hours

Monday 10am - 5pm
Tuesday 10am - 5pm
Wednesday 10am - 5pm
Thursday 10am - 5pm
Friday 10am - 5pm

Telephone

(202) 218-4333

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