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Alaina J.

"...Awesome! I threw my fiancé a surprise 1920's themed murder mystery cocktail party. The space was perfect. Booking was so easy and the support staff was always quick to respond. The space was clean and the staff onsite were helpful with the setup as well. We had a great..."

Kara A.

"...What a great space. My friend wanted an non-traditional bridal shower, so we booked this space for cocktail hour. The studio is special and unique, and Chris and his wife were great hosts. Highly recommend..."

Featured cocktail party venues

Art filled Contemporary Gallery Space in Historic Georgetown
Washington, DC
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...to the outdoor garden space and set up your ar in the large main front gallery. The space works well as a cocktail party for up to 75 people or create a beautiful seated dinner with 5 round tables for 50 seated guests. A small...

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Downtown gallery with refreshingly modern simplicity
Washington, DC

...the heart of Chinatown, Washington, DC. The gallery oasts a large, open floor plan for events that range from corporate retreats to cocktail parties. Conveniently located, the gallery is 1,561 sqft. with exposed rick and tons of natural light. The space is ideal for...

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Luxury Event Venue - Single Studio Rental
Washington, DC
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...athrooms with changing tables. Great acoustics PERFECT FOR: SMALL WEDDINGS FASHION SHOWS ANY OCCASION PARTIES & EVENTS CORPORATE PARTIES & EVENTS TEAM BUILDING WORKSHOPS COCKTAIL PARTIES KIDSFAMILY PARTIES & EVENTS SMALL OR LARGE DANCE, FITNESS AND OTHER CLASSES PHOTO & VIDEO SHOOTS...

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Intimate Rooftop on H Street Corridor
Washington, DC

...tales, your guests are bound to enjoy themselves if you choose our space for your next event’s venue. Perfect for a cocktail hour, launch party, or intimate gathering. Capacity: 60 standing and seated Just north of Capitol Hill, H Street is ecoming one of...

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Exclusive West End Rooftop Indoor/Outdoor Meeting Space
Washington, DC

...Unique space ideal for events, networking, cocktail events, social gatherings and corporate events. Rooftop Meeting room features natural light overlooking exclusive outdoor rooftop terrace in DC's premier West End neighborhood. Comfortable maximum occupancy is 24 persons. Complimentary wifi included...

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Stylish cocktail bar perfect for getting together
Washington, DC

...Our stylish cocktail bar is perfect for meetings, product launches, cocktail receptions and anything else you can come up with. This floor is elegant, unique and versatile and can hold up to 60 people. PRICE * All ookings require a 3 Hour Food & Beverage Minimum...

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Modern Urban Art Gallery
Washington, DC

...modern event space. -Rotating art gallery featuring astract artwork. -Directly across from DC Convention Center. -2 rooms make it easy to host cocktail/ dinner functions, weddings, social events, and corporate meetings. -Can accommodate up to 350 guests for cocktail reception and 200 for a seated...

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Refined, industrial loft in the heart of Shaw
Washington, DC
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...With a virant ambiance, sophisticated yet warm aesthetic, the space is unique among the traditional D.C. event venues. - 80 capacity for a cocktail reception - 40 for a seated dinner - 34 for a team retreat What comes with the space: - Taleware + glassware - High and low top...

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High-End Virtual Reality Arcade and Cocktail Lounge
Washington, DC

Our space is a high-end arcade and bar, featuring the latest gaming technologies by Alienware, NVIDIA, Intel, and HTC with a multitude of experiences to choose from. Play games, explore Google Earth, experience art and more in VR. We currently have 4 virtual reality machines...

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Actual cocktail party venue bookings

leadership workshop for alumni office

I work for the alumni relations office, and we are looking to have a Leadership Workshop in order to choose our next board members and president for the Alumni Club (a volunteer-run organization). We are hoping to use your lovely home as a perfect location for this off-site/team building event. We will provide lunch for the group and facilitate the workshop and breakout sessions. The purpose is to have ice-breakers, a brainstorming session, and then a vote for the next leadership. We will end the day with a congratulatory cocktail.

18 people
5 hours
$1,557.00

backyard wedding

i am getting married on the 3rd. I have been looking for a backyard to rent for my event as i want an outdoor wedding. Would your place be available for my date? And would the set up time need to be included in the time of the rental? as cocktail hour would probably start at 5:30pm, but we would need a few hours to get everything set up.

110 people
11 hours
$1,630.00

Outdoor 30th birthday with drinks

I'm looking for a great place to throw my 30th birthday party this year. I'm hoping to have a group of about 60-80 people for a casual (but possibly large) party... with appetizers and drinks. I'm going for a casual drop-by and hangout vibe... with music on a sound system (an iTunes playlist)... and beer and wine only. I've been toying with the idea of hiring a bartender or two to have a signature cocktail... but I'm not sure yet. Does this sound like something your space would work for? If so, I'd love to hear what you think a grand total cost would be. Lastly -- do you charge a separate fee for access to the outdoor areas?

80 people
7 hours
$1,103.00

cocktail style baby shower

We are looking at this space as a potential venue to host a baby shower. This would be a cocktail style affair with 30-40 people. There will be simple decorations (we will make sure there's no glitter or confetti) and some tables set up with food and drinks (we will make sure we don't have any glass). Can we see the space before booking the venue? If so, can you send me some available times for the evenings this week to come see it?

40 people
4 hours
$630.00

What people say about cocktail party venues on Peerspace

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07/28/2018
Angela Leigh T.

Space: Historic Soho Loft: Meeting Space

"...video presentation. Everything we needed to accommodate our 80+ guests was made available. This venue is a great choice for medium sized gatherings and cocktail parties. Don't hesitate to step into the Farm Soho for your next event. Augustus Renzi..."

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07/31/2018
Tracy H.

Space: Fun Mission District Restaurant space with cool party vibe. Great for group events.

"...great night at Foxsister! Brandon and his crew are super friendly and really looked after us. The food was awesome and the frozen cocktails really were a hit. The atmosphere at Foxsister is fun and laid back, it was the perfect venue for our team party and everyone commented on..."

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09/14/2018
Rick H.

Space: Stunning Industrial Loft Space

"...Everything was exactly what we we hopped for. The space was perfect for our wedding cocktail reception. Valerie was extremely helpful and was always happy to help out with whatever was needed right up to the day of the event. I highly recommend this for a venue of around..."

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10/23/2017
Jj C.

Space: Beautiful Space - Mission District

"...for your event. Booked this for my 30th birthday / photoshoot and Darrell had 2 [beautiful] wood tables and chairs. I just brought a few cocktail tables and couple tables and we were good for my 25-person event. Light was perfect with the large windows and while it was..."

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04/27/2018
Stephen O.

Space: Funky, wide open loft space on Chicago's north side...think SoHo in Chicago.

"...We held a charitable cocktail ball here and could not be happier with the results. Scott, the host, is amazingly accommodating and will try his best to see your needs are met and that your event will go as planned. The space is gorgeous and the guests were thoroughly impressed..."

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08/06/2017
Knoa K.

Space: East Side Studio with Custom Reclaimed Wood Bar

"...us with our awesome bartender, Dara! The bar area is really cool/stylish. We also had a food truck outside the stage door with some cocktail tables set up, so attendees could go in and out of the space. We had a great time! I would definitely hold another event here..."

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12/09/2016
Nerissa C.

Space: Airy Mission Loft with Epic Views

"...hesitate to reach out when booking! - There is a fully stocked kitchen, with plates and all the likes--perfect for a dinner or cocktail hour! - Milan super easy to work with and this place can pair you with some really awesome local caterers. My one setback is that in the..."

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04/13/2018
Rachel M.

Space: Mid-City Finished Event Loft Space + Bow Truss Ceilings

"...Host was fantastic and flexible, and the space was great for our Spring Gala cocktail party..."

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06/25/2017
Laura A.

Space: Bright Studio for Creative Events

"...who replied the same day. The venue space is very nice and classy--we used the smaller room for the food. We had a cocktail party for 45 and the space accommodated everyone very nicely. The art on the wall changes, but what we had for our event was very..."

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01/01/2017
Holly B.

Space: Soho Smarthome Loft Showroom - Great Light, Amazing View

"...sound system and talk me through navigating the spaces. It was an incredible venue from the location to the interior design. I hosted a cocktail event and Mark had set up the space perfectly. There was plenty of room and we had full control on the lighting intensity and color..."

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07/01/2018
Shane O.

Space: Castro Speakeasy for Company Cocktails

"...great ambience, the organizer was very communicative, friendly and accommodating, and the staff on the night were chatty, friendly and made a mean cocktail. I'd happily book it again..."

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09/03/2017
Valentina V.

Space: Jungle Loft - Hollywood

"...Lovely place! It was exactly as I thought it would be and there was even room to bring in 4 cocktail tables for my party. The place has a very chill vibe and the view from the balcony is stunning. The host was gracious and accommodating. I'll definitely be..."

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04/01/2018
Faryal K.

Space: Large Williamsburg Loft Space

"...to work with, extremely responsive, and I would definitely recommend this space for any event you might be looking to host - a dinner, fundraiser, cocktail event, photo shoot. A nice change from the predictable lounge and restaurant venues..."

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11/10/2017
Kathryn E.

Space: Contemporary Art Gallery

"...We hosted our firm Cocktail Party at the grayDUCK Gallery to bring together our clients, friends and colleagues. Jill S., owner and curator of the Gallery, welcomed us with perfectly arranged indoor and outdoor spaces that were both welcoming and functional. Her attention to the smallest details is exceptional. She..."

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08/12/2018
Jordan B.

Space: Versatile DTLA Distillery with Customizable Cocktail Bar-- 4200 SQFT

"...of our party guests commented on the beautiful and unique space of the Distillery Floor. We can't wait to go back for a cocktail class, and would definitely want to book an event here again in the future! Thanks for everything, Greenbar! -Jordan & Diego..."

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10/15/2017
Tania G.

Space: Unique North Beach Gallery

"...He also recommended a bartender for the event and she was wonderful. We explained to her what we wanted and she crafted the best cocktail drinks ever! Overall very happy with our experience at Real Old Paper Gallery. Would highly recommend Andrew and his location..."

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09/23/2017
Lauren B.

Space: Spacious Art Gallery in Lower East Side

"...We hosted a cocktail party here on a Friday night to kick off our wedding weekend-- the space was perfect! We had about 120 guests for beer/wine/appetizers with live music. Michael and Sherri were unbelievable hosts-- extremely responsive, kind and helpful. They let us drop off a few cases of..."

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06/10/2018
Robert D.

Space: Exposed brick Multi-use Event Space

"...Wonderful spot! We had a cocktail party here and couldn't have been happier with the space. Takashi was an excellent and accommodating host. He communicated promptly with me before the event, gave the place over to us to rearrange and set up, and was on site to answer questions..."