Looking for the best rooftops in DC to host your next event? At Peerspace, we get it! Planning and hosting corporate retreats, parties, and productions in Washington, DC, should be a dream. But sometimes, trying to find the perfect venue is not so dreamy. Choosing a rooftop is a great option for those who want to stun guests and create a memorable event.
Luckily, we’ve done all the research for you! Check out the most gorgeous rooftops in DC to host your next event. All of these amazing spaces are available to you through Peerspace, the largest online marketplace for hourly venue rentals. The next time you need a special hidden gem venue for professional or personal purposes, no matter where you’re located, check us out! But for now, let’s discover a few knock-out DC rooftops.
For intimate gatherings of up to 12 people, we cannot recommend this sweet and chic Northeast Washington, D.C. private rooftop! It’s a 15′ x 15′ rooftop space with modular furnishings that include comfy sofas, chairs, pillows galore, and a TV for screenings. The host also offers the interior space as an add-on, as well as special lighting and karaoke equipment!
One of the best features when using Peerspace is its user reviews. You can peruse these as your looking at a venue’s listing to help you know if the space is the ideal fit for your needs. In the words of a Peerspace reviewer for this charming rooftop: “I booked Ben’s space to celebrate a milestone life event. The value of this space pales to the experience. My guests are still raving over the experience. The sunset across the city skyline was simply beautiful. Ben was beyond accommodating. He definitely delivered beyond the advertisement. Indoor space is the perfect complement to the rooftop decor/experience.”
2. Celebrate in a large gallery space with a rooftop venue
The best rooftops in DC are ones that include a large indoor space and a rooftop. That way, you can plan your party in advance without having to worry about the unpredictable weather. This clean slate is great for an event that you want to customize from the ground up. Included in your rental are 20 white gallery display pedestals, a high-end A/V system, plenty of tables and chairs, and even a coat check closet.
There are many uses for this space — but we’re picturing a pop-up art gallery or wedding reception. Need to get more insight on a space before booking? Take a look at the reviews on each venue, like this one that couldn’t speak more highly of the DC rooftop:
“This space was amazing. I mean A M A Z I N G. June was a fantastic host! I can’t make this up!… She was helping us set up and she didn’t even have to! Very professional and completely efficient. Quick to answer any question. I would book this space a million times!”
3. Surround yourself with greenery on this Cardozo Shaw rooftop
Sometimes you just need a few hours in the great outdoors. This venue gives you city vibes while surrounded by gorgeous plant life — not to mention the flamingo mural! As you can see in the high-quality images, this venue is a popular choice for events with dining components, such as birthday parties and corporate retreats. Y
ou’ll get more than 2,000 square feet of space to use, as well as plenty of tables and chairs for guests. The venue also comes with an indoor kitchen, outdoor grills, several seating areas, and views of the city.
4. Plan the perfect off-site meeting or party at this retro lounge in Downtown Silver Spring
Quite a few of the best rooftops in DC are actually enclosed — like this space in Downtown Silver Spring. The unobstructed views of DC and retro furniture make this venue a winner for any party or corporate gathering. The lounge features a kitchen with refrigerator, sink, and dishwasher. Plus, there are four 50-inch TVs hung on walls around the space and a full, size pool table to provide entertainment for guests.
Banquets, bar stools, and club chairs offer flexible seating, and you are welcome to bring in additional tables and chairs.
Many hosts are also willing to help with set up and answer any questions you may have. Check out this recent review that praises this rooftop’s host, Eduardo:
“Excellent!!! Everything was perfect. Eduardo was super helpful and professional, he catered to all of my needs and answered my many phone calls from my very first visit until my party ended. The concierge staff was extremely helpful and courteous also. The space was beautiful, clean and spacious. All of my guests commented on the gorgeous view and how lovely it was. Thanks to Eduardo and the rooftop lounge my party was a huge success. I would not hesitate to recommend The Rooftop Lounge to family and friends and can’t wait to have another function so I can book it myself. THANK YOU!!”
5. Host up to 250 people on this rooftop in Near Northeast
Watch the sunset and unobstructed views of Capitol Hill from this perch above Near Northeast surrounded by your favorite people. This indoor and outdoor venue has not only the views, but the drop-down screen and A/V system will make your party a major success.
The 70′ of floor-to-ceiling windows will let your guests view the outdoors even if the weather conditions make an indoor space preferable. This rooftop comfortably holds 250 people and is available Monday through Friday. All Peerspace venues show a calendar of availability, as well as the price per hour for your selected event date. All you need to do is pick a date.
6. Dazzle your guests on this rooftop with a fireside lounge
This rooftop lounge and dining room features indoor and outdoor seating with spectacular views of Downtown DC. Equipped with prep and grilling stations, fireside lounges and flexible seating, your guests will enjoy a modern space ideal for any meeting, party, or event of up to 75 people.
Hire an event photographer to capture memories with the city lights in the background. Or, bring in a photo booth and take home silly shots of friends and family. This space is one of the best rooftops in DC to make memories and have fun!
7. Feel classy on this rooftop with views of the DC skyline
This rooftop lounge features spectacular unobstructed views of Silver Spring and Washington DC. Perfect for a gathering of up to 100 people, the space features a gas BBQ grilling station, three patio tables, comfortable lounge chairs, and planter box seating. This space is ideal for a casual party or meeting where you want stunning views and BBQ to be the main features.
A Peerspace user who booked this space for her event shares: “The space was amazing! The view was amazing and Eduardo was an amazing host! Great space and Will definitely book again.”
Rooftops in DC: conclusion
As you can see, there are a lot of incredible rooftops in DC! Luckily, all you need to do to secure your own is to book your favorite through Peerspace. Pretty soon, you’ll be hosting an amazing event that overlooks one of the most incredible cities in the world. And we’re fairly certain your guests will appreciate it, too.