City Tavern Club

hosting SPECIAL EVENTS at the city tavern club

Nestled in the heart of Georgetown and steeped in history, the City Tavern Club provides a unique and elegant venue, perfect for private, social, charity and corporate events.   If you are looking for a unique space that embodies the history of our nation's capital, contact our Office of Special Events at (202) 337-8770 or by email Office of Special Events and our team will be honored to assist. 

Whether hosting an elegant wedding or Gala in the Great Hall or an intimate dinner in the Governors' Room, the City Tavern Club provides the opportunity for members and guests to entertain and socialize in the same space that many of our nation's Founding Fathers frequented during the early history of Washington, D.C.
Whether you are planning a small business meeting or a formal wedding, the City Tavern Club is the perfect place to host your event.  With over 5 floors of entertaining space, our historic venue can accommodate events of up to 500 guests.  Our Special Events Department prides itself on our superb service and attention to detail, and our culinary team is passionate about creating menus that reflect your taste and style.  Our facilities are available to City Tavern Club members and their sponsored guests

For more information on hosting your event at The City Tavern Club, please contact our Office of Special Events by email at 


The Great Hall

The DC area's finest hidden jewel! One of Georgetown's most sophisticated and elegant spaces, The Great Hall can seat up to 130 guests for a decadent luncheon or dinner.   For a cocktail reception that your guests will never forget, 200 guests are easily accommodated in splendor and history!  

The Receiving Rooms

Our Receiving Rooms are the perfect place to relax
prior to dining in the Great Hall.  A personal dinner invitation, handwritten by Abigail Adams hangs on the wall. These rooms can accommodate up to 50 guests for a reception.

The Long Room

One June 6, 1800, John Adams made his famous toast in this room. With an incredible view of "M" Street and overlooking the heart of Georgetown, The Long Room is a magnificent setting for an elegant and very private seated meal.  
This historic space comfortably seats up to 40 guests for formal dining, and 80 guests for a stunning cocktail reception.


The Bliss Room

With it's adjoining private patio, Our Bliss Room is one of the Club's most sought after event spaces.  Ideally suited for seated events up to 70 guests, and cocktail receptions for groups as large as 150 guests, reservations for The Bliss Room are the
hottest ticket in town.

The Library

Adjacent to the Governors' Room, our  Library is a great place to enjoy beverages and lighter fare.  Thomas Jefferson spent time here on his visits to Georgetown....and if you look closely, you may
even see him sitting by the fire!  The Library is ideal for a private reception, up to 25. guests.

The Governors' Room

This level of the Club has the original 1796 floors, mantles and woodwork. The room can hold up to 18 guests for an intimate VIP seated meal, or a wonderful reception for  as many as three dozen of your favorite folks!

To learn more about hosting your exclusive corporate or social event at The City Tavern Club, please contact our Special Events Office at