Wedding Venues and More | Wolf Trap

Facility Rentals

Each year, Wolf Trap Foundation hosts dozens of weddings, corporate events, and a wide range of other social gatherings at its 6 rental spaces. 

Wolf Trap will help you pick the right venue and suggest support for any and all 
amenities your group might need. 

Please contact us for information regarding 2020-2022 rental rates.


The Barns at Wolf Trap

"The Barns are beautiful! Our wedding guests kept commenting on how beautiful the setting was. My daughter's wedding was perfect!" – Chris

Located just up the road from Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts, The Barns at Wolf Trap is ideal for seminars, business luncheons, cocktail parties, weddings, and receptions.

The historical showpiece is comprised of two connected restored 18th century barns with modern amenities, including convenient parking, a service kitchen and bar, ample restrooms, and dressing room facilities.

Scottish Barn

Built approx. 1791
A cozy, intimate space providing room for a small reception or meeting. Included with the Scottish Barn is the Lobby and Courtyard areas.

Capacities: 60 person seated & 200 person reception


German Barn

Built approx. 1730
An acoustically perfect auditorium, with rustic, but refined wood beam architecture, perfect for larger receptions. With the rental of the German Barn you also receive the Scottish Barn and the Lobby, and Courtyard areas which are all connected.

Capacities: 160 person seated & 400 person reception

Center for Education at Wolf Trap

The Center for Education at Wolf Trap is a state-of-the-art complex, built in harmony with the nature that surrounds it. It houses all Foundation staff, as well as meeting rooms and rehearsal halls for Wolf Trap’s education programs and opera company.

When not in use for programs, these spaces are sought-after locations for rental events. The Education Hall, easily divided by air-walls into 4 quadrants, and the Lecture Hall, which offers permanent theatre-style seating, are perfect for multimedia presentations and professional retreats.

Lecture Hall: 96 Seats
Education Hall (All Quadrants): 300 person seated & 350 person reception

Wolf Trap Foundation Facilities located within Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts

"We held our wedding reception on The Terrace deck at Wolf Trap in the two hours prior to a concert. The venue was wonderful." - Andrea

The following outdoor decks can be rented for receptions and gatherings before a performance at the Filene Center.

Associates Deck

Overlooking a beautiful meadow and the world-renowned Filene Center, this tented outdoor deck is perfect for events in conjunction with a performance.

Capacities: 250 person seated & 320 reception

The Terrace

Also located within the beautiful national park, this tented deck is ideal for an intimate reception before a performance at the Filene Center.

Capacities: 100 person seated & 180 person reception

Meadow Pavilion

Nestled in the park, the Meadow Pavilion is a picturesque venue made for small private functions.

Capacities: 70 person seated & 100 person reception (Based on a 30x40 tent)

Important Information about Filene Center Events

Meadow Pavilion, Associates Deck & The Terrace can only be rented in association with a summer Filene Center performance. Performance tickets may be purchased through the Group Sales office at 703.255.1851 or


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