Having a District Winery Wedding
District Winery is located in Navy Yard overlooking the Anacostia River. It’s a modern and chic wedding venue that can fit up to 200 guests.
Where to Get Ready for Your Wedding
Since District Wedding does not have a getting-ready space, R and C got ready at the InterContinental Hotel on the Wharf. The Wharf is a great spot to get ready at because it is very close to the Winery. The less traveling you have to do on your wedding day the less stressful it will be!
Where to Take Wedding Photos
District Winery is located on the Capitol Riverfront Boardwalk at Navy Yard, which offers the perfect nautical backdrop for photos.
The Winery is also located next to the insta famous Yards Park Bridge.
There is also a Barrel room for photos which is perfect for wine lovers.
The Wedding Ceremony
The wedding ceremony is on the top floor overlooking the Anacostia River. The ceremony can be either inside or outside, which is perfect for any season! With this option, you won’t have to worry about the weather during your ceremony because you will get the same view if your wedding is outside or inside.
Since it was March, this couple had their ceremony inside instead of on the terrace.
This is also a perfect option for your guests in the summer because they won’t have to sit in the hot D.C. heat during your ceremony or during cocktail hour.
The reception space is held on the same floor as the ceremony space. Cocktail hour can be held on the floor below the reception space which has windows for your guests to look into the barrel room or on their terrace. There is also a big dance floor so all your guests can have enough room to party.
District Winery is one of my favorite wedding venues in DC because of all of the photo locations it offers, the perfect indoor and outdoor ceremony space, and its modern and chic aesthetic.
The Difference Between City Winery and District Winery
If you’re looking to having a wedding at a winery in DC then you’re probably also considering District Winery. Both Winery’s offer great ceremony, reception, and cocktail hour spaces. The main differences are location and aesthetics. District Winery overlooks the Anacostia River whereas City Winery overlooks Northeast DC. District Winery will give you more nautical and chic vibes where City Winery will give you more rustic and urban vibes. Since District Winery is located in Navy Yard they have more options for outdoor photos, while City Winery does not offer as many photo locations right outside of its location.
Both Wineries are great wedding locations in DC! It comes down to your preference and style! Check out my post about City Winery to compare!
Wedding vendors from R & C’s Wedding:
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