The Observatory at America’s Square

300 New Jersey Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20001
Phone:202.469.8447
Experience a breathtaking rooftop event space under the stars in the heart of D.C. overlooking our nation's Capitol. With a backdrop of historic Washington, D.C., The Observatory at America's Square is centrally located within walking distance of the Capitol building, the Smithsonian museums, Union Station, and other national landmarks. This intimate outdoor veranda is the perfect enchanting space for any modern and contemporary wedding or event. The Observatory at America’s Square offers almost 1,800 square feet of rooftop terrace that can accommodate as many as 250 reception guests or 130 seated. Restrooms and a catering kitchen are conveniently located on the rooftop level. The space features lavish landscaping with a shrubbery-wall backdrop encased in uplit glass.

Testimonials
“We want to thank you for the great evening everyone had on Friday at The Observatory. The guests did not want to leave, which says it all. It was the perfect start to the wedding weekend.”
—C.E., November 2018

“This venue is absolutely stunning. It’s been several months after our wedding, and we consistently still have guests telling us how beautiful our ceremony venue was. It has a breathtaking view of the Capitol and is extremely well maintained. We fit our 160 wedding guests under the provided tents for our ceremony with room to spare. Suzanne and the entire staff were a delight to work with, and they really saved the day by accommodating us after having our original venue cancel only five weeks before the big day.” —C.F., February 2018

“No matter what time of day, it's a most amazing venue.” —S.T., August 2016

Partial Client List
State Chamber of Oklahoma, McKinsey & Company, K&L Gates, Invictus International, Greater Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, Recreation Vehicle Industry Association, Inc., Korea International Trade Association, Inc., Tealium, Accenture LLP, The Davis Group, National Association of Federal Credit Unions (NAFCU), Financial Times, Icon Talks, Rivers of Recovery, Inc., Victims of Communism, Inc., Johnson & Johnson Services, Inc., Stoladi Property Group

Venue Capacity

SpaceMax. Reception CapacityMax. Seated CapacitySq. FeetFloor Plan
Entire Space2501301758 square feet
More from The Observatory at America’s Square