Overlooking the Potomac River, the River Terrace is the newest outdoor venue at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
. This 15,000 square-foot open-air space debuted in April and offers on-site electrical hook-ups, designated catering staging areas, and a smooth, flat surface equipped with built-in handicapped access and tent-anchor points. Other upgrades include portable heaters, fire pits, Tivoli twinkle lights, marquee tenting, and a private fireworks display. Accommodation is for 700 guests for a meal or 1,200 for a reception.