The Observatory at America's Square

The Observatory at America's Square A rooftop event space with panoramic city views, set in the heart of historic Washington, D.C. Welcome to The Observatory, an enchanting rooftop event space in the heart of DC, with panoramic views of our nation's Capitol.
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This intimate outdoor veranda is the perfect space for any modern and contemporary wedding or event. With the historical backdrop of Washington, DC, The Observatory at America’s Square is centrally located within walking distance of the Capitol Building, Smithsonian Museums, Union Station and other national landmarks. Capacity: 140 seated; 260 standing
Size: 1,758 SF

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Every day at Jamestown, The Observatory’s parent company, we strive to exemplify our core values of integrity and respon...
05/29/2020

Every day at Jamestown, The Observatory’s parent company, we strive to exemplify our core values of integrity and responsibility. Today, we stand with our community against violence and hatred.

Happy Monday! We are now available to book on Peerspace- Just in time for the weather warming up. There's never been a b...
02/24/2020
Rooftop Event Space with Panoramic City Views in Washington

Happy Monday! We are now available to book on Peerspace- Just in time for the weather warming up. There's never been a better time to plan your event with us https://www.peerspace.com/pages/listings/5d55ab9db5fb55000e280b8d?utm_medium=email&utm_source=transactional&utm_campaign=prod-notifications

A luxury rooftop event space in the heart of DC, with panoramic views of our nation's Capitol. With the historical backdrop of Washingt

It’s never too early to start planning for your holiday party 🥂 Experts recommend planning out corporate parties about s...
09/27/2019

It’s never too early to start planning for your holiday party 🥂 Experts recommend planning out corporate parties about six months in advance. Contact us for availability and 2019 rates

Love this picture from Purple Onion Catering Co. We know how to throw a good party and still have some availability for ...
09/19/2019

Love this picture from Purple Onion Catering Co. We know how to throw a good party and still have some availability for 2019 bookings. Contact us for more info.

The Observatory at America's Square's cover photo
08/15/2019

The Observatory at America's Square's cover photo

Thanks to everyone who attended the BizBash afterparty on our rooftop last week! Great views and good times had by all.
08/08/2019

Thanks to everyone who attended the BizBash afterparty on our rooftop last week! Great views and good times had by all.

New summer landscaping sets the tone for those warm sunsets over our Nation's Capitol
06/12/2019

New summer landscaping sets the tone for those warm sunsets over our Nation's Capitol

Welcoming Fall to Washington, DC  from America's most Instagramable rooftop, The Observatory!
10/01/2018

Welcoming Fall to Washington, DC from America's most Instagramable rooftop, The Observatory!

06/21/2018
PIXofDC

love the write-up and photos from The Observatory's Summer Showcase!

PIXOFDC is the ONLY social photo site bringing the flash to all of your favorite local events!

Cannot wait to host the Dîner en Blanc - Washington Sip + Shop tonight. See you soon! 🥂
07/27/2017

Cannot wait to host the Dîner en Blanc - Washington Sip + Shop tonight. See you soon! 🥂

We're ready for ya! See you soon at the #DEBDC17 Sip + Shop at The Observatory at America's Square!

The most instagrammable rooftop in Capitol Hill! #selfietested #selfieapproved
06/21/2017

The most instagrammable rooftop in Capitol Hill! #selfietested #selfieapproved

Can't wait to host the Washingtonian Cocktail Classic, Presented by Belvedere tomorrow night! Ten mixologists from D.C.'...
06/19/2017

Can't wait to host the Washingtonian Cocktail Classic, Presented by Belvedere tomorrow night! Ten mixologists from D.C.'s most prominent restaurants will be competing to see who can mix the most creative cocktail.

Cheers and good luck to All Set Restaurant & Bar, Bourbon Steak, Chaplin's, Denson Liquor Bar, The Graham, Le DeSales, Lupo Verde, Ocean Prime, Proper 21, Rebellion DC, Vieux Carre, and Ici Urban Bistro.

The golden hour at The Observatory ✨ #views
06/17/2017

The golden hour at The Observatory ✨ #views

New landscaping and the terrace furniture is out... almost there!
03/28/2017

New landscaping and the terrace furniture is out... almost there!

The Observatory at America's Square's cover photo
03/23/2017

The Observatory at America's Square's cover photo

Happy Valentine's Day from the Observatory at America's Square
02/14/2017

Happy Valentine's Day from the Observatory at America's Square

It's time to celebrate! Congratulations to the Cubbies and the Indians. Holy Cow!!!
11/03/2016

It's time to celebrate! Congratulations to the Cubbies and the Indians. Holy Cow!!!

It's a view you never tire of...
10/28/2016

It's a view you never tire of...

Just another day at the office...
10/12/2016

Just another day at the office...

No matter what time of day, it's a most amazing venue.
08/02/2016

No matter what time of day, it's a most amazing venue.

Our Summer Look - Beautiful new landscaping!
07/07/2016

Our Summer Look - Beautiful new landscaping!

A good time was had by all! #dcevents #funtimes
05/10/2016

A good time was had by all! #dcevents #funtimes

05/04/2016
Toy Box Studios

Thank you to everyone who attended Bridal Bellhop's #TheWeddingEventDC event last week. It was absolutely gorgeous!
If you're planning an event, don't miss the opportunity to reserve your date at our premier rooftop venue, overlooking the capital.
Schedule your visit by emailing [email protected] or by calling Suzanne Trevisan at 202-740-4604

We had such a wonderful time at Bridal Bellhop's #TheWeddingEventDC last week! The event couldn't have been possible without the wonderful team they assembled.

Special thanks to Jasmine Smith & Co., Heirloom Catering & Event Styling, Hitched & Hitched Maids, The Observatory at America's Square, Uncloudy Studio, Fabrication Events Inc. - OFFICIAL, Blank Label, Tmak Artistry, Sweets by e, Mixin' Mimi Mixology LLC, Fluffness, Gonzalez J. Photography & Design Studio, Chris Phlipz Valentin, Allison Dee Calligraphy, Heart Star Ceremonies

Happy Presidents' Day! #presidentsday  #WashingtonDC
02/15/2016

Happy Presidents' Day! #presidentsday #WashingtonDC

How did you enjoy your #snow day? #jonas #MyDCCool Photo cred: Visit Washington DC
01/25/2016

How did you enjoy your #snow day? #jonas #MyDCCool
Photo cred: Visit Washington DC

Here is a #sneakpeek at some of the goodies we have lined up for our booth at the Wedding Experience this weekend. Be su...
01/07/2016

Here is a #sneakpeek at some of the goodies we have lined up for our booth at the Wedding Experience this weekend. Be sure to stop by and say hello to see what's inside! #bagsonbags #DCBridalExpo #WashingtionConventerCenter #TheObservatoryAMSQ

#CHEERS to a fabulous year - wishing you all the best in 2016! #TheObservatoryAMSQ
01/01/2016

#CHEERS to a fabulous year - wishing you all the best in 2016! #TheObservatoryAMSQ

Congratulations to our friends at Fiola by Fabio Trabocchi! Can't think of a more deserving group. We are so happy for y...
12/15/2015
Fiola by Fabio Trabocchi

Congratulations to our friends at Fiola by Fabio Trabocchi! Can't think of a more deserving group. We are so happy for you and hope to work with you again in the near future. #DCEvents #TheObservatoryAMSQ

Fiola was named one of the top 100 American Restaurants in a new ranking created by La Liste, a group convened by the France’s Foreign Minister and supported by the French tourism board!
http://time.com/4146633/la-liste-10-best/

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Welcome to The Observatory, a luxury rooftop event space in the heart of DC, with panoramic views of our nation's Capitol. With the historical backdrop of Washington, DC, The Observatory at America’s Square is the perfect space for your wedding, corporate party, fundraiser, brand launch, or happy hour. The rooftop is located within walking distance of the U.S. Capitol Building & Union Station, and mixes history with modern sophistication. Collaborate with The Observatory staff, a group fo Washington DC tastemakers, who will help you make your even an unforgettable experience.

Capacity: 140 Seated, 260 Reception Style

Size: 1,759 SF

Instagram: @Observatory_DC #TheObservatoryDC