Event Venues

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The Greater Bethesda area has a wide variety of venues perfect for hosting your next event!  Whether you're planning a personal event, from a birthday party to a wedding, or a professional event, from a lunch meeting to a large seminar, we are sure that one of our members can provide the space and amenities you need.

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Members of The Greater Bethesda Chamber of Commerce who provide event space:
  4935 Bar and Kitchen
4935 Cordell Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
301-951-4935
Upscale American Restaurant and Event Space serving modern cuisine in a fun and relaxing space.

Member 2 Member Discount:
• Complimentary hors d’oeuvre for groups over 25 booking
  Adventure Theatre MTC 
Historic Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD 20812
301-634-2270

Member 2 Member Discount: 10% off theatre tickets, birthday room and studio rentals. Rental contracts require 2.5 hour commitment
American Inn of Bethesda
8130 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
301-656-9300

American Inn of Bethesda is a boutique hotel of 76 elegantly appointed rooms.  We serve complimentary deluxe continental breakfast daily from 6:30am-9:30am.  We also offer meeting space for up to 50 people.
  The Barking Dog
4723 Elm Street, Bethesda, MD 20814
301-654-0022

Bar & Restaurant serving food and drink
  Benihana
7935 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
301-652-5391

Benihana serves favorites like aged sirloin, chicken and seafood all according to a 1,000 year old Japanese recipe.  Mouth-watering sushi and sashimi are also available from the sushi bar, which comes with an enormous assortment of the freshest fish in town.  Private dining room for up to 32 people.
  Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club
7719 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20854
240-330-4500

Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club is the DC metro area's newest concert venue, serving excellent food & drink five nights a week.  Top entertainment spanning many genres is presented in an intimate, elegant, and acoustically superb setting that seats 500 patrons.  House in the historic Bethesda Theatre, Bethesda Blues & Jazz offers live music, monthly dance nights, a 40' Art Deco bar, and a blend of Continental and Creole/Cajun cuisine.  Since opening its doors to the public on March 1st, Bethesda Blues & Jazz has enjoyed a warm welcome from the Bethesda community, exceptionally positive feedback from guests, sold-out shows, and rave reviews from critics of music and fine dining.  Writes Fritz Hahn of the Washington Post's Going Out Guide, "It looks like a win for the county."  If interested in renting the space, contact Private Events Coordinator, Margaret Gates at margaret@bethesdabluesjazz.com
  Bethesda-Chevy Chase Regional Services Center
4805 Edgemoor Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814

The Bethesda‐Chevy Chase Center offers flexible meeting spaces ranging from a small conference setting for 25 people to the large gathering space accommodating 150. The Center is the perfect place for mid‐day, evening, and weekend events and gatherings.  Space at the Center is available for use by community, non‐profits organizations, and for‐profit businesses.
  Bethesda-Chevy Chase Rescue Squad - Anastasi Room
5020 Battery Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814

Developed in 1979 by Gus Anastasi, the Anastasi Room is part of Bethesda's rich history.  Conveniently located near downtown Bethesda and offering ample parking, the room provides many amenities at a bargain and is able to accommodate up to 320 guests for a seated meal.  The Room hosts wedding receptions, meetings, reunions, holiday parties, bar/bat mitzvahs, proms, fundraisers, dance classes, election parties, and other celebrations.
  Bethesda Marriott Hotel
5151 Pooks Hill Road, Bethesda, MD 20814
301-897-9400

Bethesda Marriott features 399 guest rooms and 8 suites with 18,500 square feet of meeting space that can be broken out into 27 meeting rooms.  Located near downtown Bethesda with easy access to the DC Metro and major airports that include DCA, BWI and IAD.  Features a complimentary local area shuttle, state-of-the-art fitness center, an indoor/outdoor pool and full-service restaurant, Agio.
  Bethesda Marriott Suites
6711 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20817
301-897-5600

Bethesda Marriott Suites is a 272 all-suites hotel with 5,000 square feet of meeting space and 10 meeting rooms.  Conveniently located near great food, shopping and entertainment.  Features suite-style accommodations, complimentary local area shuttle, a state-of-the-art fitness center and indoor/outdoor pool, and the Democracy Grille restaurant.
  Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road, N. Bethesda, MD 20852
301-822-9200

Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center is a 450 room hotel with 50,000 square feet of catering space.

* Member 2 Member Discount:
15% off standard Day Meeting Package rates for any meeting that takes place prior to December 31, 2014. Mention BCC Chamber Member Discount.
  Caddies on Cordell
4922 Cordell Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
301-215-7730

Our private party room is the perfect place to hold your next event.  The room can hold up to 100 people and features a private bar, private bathrooms, outside covered terrace overlooking Bethesda and 9 TV's including 2 outdoor TV's.  Those interested in reserving the space can call Lisa Gormley at 301-803-0589 or email parties@caddiesoncordell.com.
  Clyde's of Chevy Chase
5441 Wisconsin Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
301-951-9600

The opening of Clyde’s of Chevy Chase in 1995 brought more than just a fine dining experience to this growing Washington location. Situated in the heart of a prominent shopping district, this fascinating site celebrates the golden age of travel with steamships, planes and the Orient Express inside the two-level, 500 seat restaurant. Flavorful, fresh ingredients are used to prepare American style cuisine in the Travel Rooms on the main level, or in the casual atmosphere of the downstairs Race Bar and Dining Room. Designed to be approachable to an all-ages audience of after-work Happy Hour patrons, families and retired sophisticates, Clyde’s of Chevy Chase is a favorite among visitors to the Chevy Chase Collection of boutiques and enthusiasts of American travel.
Courtyard by Marriott Chevy Chase
5520 Wisconsin Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD 20815
301-656-1500

The Courtyard by Marriott Chevy Chase is a LEED Gold Certified hotel located just three blocks from the Friendship Heights Metro Station (red line) in the upscale shopping and dining district of Chevy Chase, MD.  We offer 226 guest rooms and 3,072 square feet of meeting space which includes a 2,160 square foot ballroom, an executive boardroom and outdoor, garden terrace.  Make an appointment with our Catering Sales Department today to plan your important corporate meeting or special celebration!
Daily Grill Bethesda
One Bethesda Metro Center, Bethesda, MD 20814
301-656-6100

Perfect for corporate & social events, Daily Grill offers a private room which can accommodate up to 36 guests & can be reserved for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Open at 6:30AM daily, this is the perfect place for a breakfast business meeting. Our large patio or bar area can be reserved for your next office cocktail party. Our private dining menus are created to include our most requested dishes & are diverse enough to be enjoyed by all guests. Room set-up & table arrangements can be customized to your specific event.
  Doubletree By Hilton, Hotel & Executive Meeting Center
8120 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
301-652-2000

  Glen Echo Park Partnership
7300 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
301-634-2222

Glen Echo Park is managed by the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture.  This partnership is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit responsible for supporting and promoting a wide range of arts and humanities programs at the Glen Echo Park.
 
  Hilton Garden Inn Washington DC/Bethesda
Air Rights Center, 7301 Waverly Street, Bethesda, MD 20814
301-654-8111

Opened October 2009, this newest hotel in Bethesda, MD features 216 spacious guest rooms.  Our rooms feature complimentary WIFI, Garden Sleep System bed, a microwave & refrigerator, and a coffee maker.  Furthermore, the hotel features an indoor pool, fitness center, and laundry room.  Our Great American Bar & Grill is open daily for breakfast, dinner, and evening room service.  Be sure to visit our happy hour from 5pm-7pm Monday thru Friday.  Finally, the hotel has 3 meeting rooms totaling 1600 square feet of flexible meeting space to include high speed internet access.  Our meeting rooms are perfect for your small to mid-size meetings up to 50 people.  On-site catering services and packages are available.

* Member 2 Member Discount:
10% off your total meeting.event charges with a total spend of $500 or more. Contact Hotel Sales Department at wasbt-salesadm@hilton.com.  Subject to availability.
  Hyatt Regency Bethesda
One Bethesda Metro Center, Bethesda, MD 20814
301-657-1234

Located in the heart of downtown Bethesda, Hyatt Regency is ideal for both business and leisure travelers. Our contemporary luxury hotel near the Nation’s Capital delivers exceptional venues for meetings and events, and comfortable guestrooms with deluxe amenities.  The hotel’s dining options are endless, providing everything from a savory steak at Morton’s Steakhouse, to a refreshing salad at Daily Grill Restaurant, to a grab-n-go breakfast from the Concours Lounge.  In addition to our valet or self-pay parking, we sit atop the Bethesda Metro Station providing easy access to DC.

* Member 2 Member Discount:
10% off best available rate, go online to use Corporate Rate Code: 39351; 25% off meeting room rental, custom menus available.
  Kenwood Golf & Country Club
5601 River Road, Bethesda, MD 20816
301-320-3000
 
Maggiano's Little Italy
5333 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20015
202-966-5500

Maggiano's offers generous portions of classic Italian-American cuisine, as well as private dining, carryout and delivery. Banquet capacity for 450 guests.
  Mon Ami Gabi
7239 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
301-654-1234

Mon Ami Gabi is an authentic turn-of-the-century Parisian bistro serving French classics like Steak Frites, Onion Soup Au Gratin, Trout Amandine and Escargots de Bourgogne. To complement the menu, an extensive selection of more than 80 boutique French wine varietals, handpicked by renowned chef and owner Gabino Sotelino, are served by the glass or bottle from our signature rolling wine cart. Join us Saturday and Sunday for brunch featuring our "Make-Your-Own Bloody Mary Bar. Cooking classes, seasonal chef dinners, wine tastings and catering services for parties of all sizes complete the offerings.
Mortons The Steakhouse
4700 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
301-657-2650

Fine Dining Steakhouse
  The Original Pancake House
7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
301-986-0285

Family style full service restaurant serving breakfast every day and lunch Monday-Friday.  Hours: 7am-3pm.  We serve gluten-free pancakes upon request. Can host private parties of up to 30 guests and can design a menu for guests.
 
Positano
4940 Fairmont Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
301-654-1717

Positano Ristorante Italiano has been owned & operated by the Traettino family since 1977. Positano is a full-service Italian restaurant serving lunch & dinner 7 days a week. We offer 6 private dining rooms at no charge for rehearsal dinners, wedding receptions, bar/bat mitzvahs, holiday parties. The county parking garage is behind Positano, with entrances on Old Georgetown Rd & Woodmont Ave. For large parties we can arrange chartered transportation. Positano is 3 blocks from the Bethesda Metro Station. We traced our ancestry to 1232 AD Positano Italy.
  Redwood Restaurant
7121 Bethesda Lane, Bethesda, MD 20814
301-656-5515

Redwood is Bethesda’s premier private event location. We offer a variety of packages that make us the perfect location for private, political, corporate, fundraising and media events as well as social celebrations such as birthday parties, weddings, Bar and Bat mitzvah’s and confirmations. Redwood’s menu features wood-grilled meats and seafood, seasonal produce, a collection of local artisanal cheeses, house-made charcuterie and wood oven pizzas and flatbreads. We have an international wine list with a focus on organic and sustainable wines. We feature a full bar with a wide selection of craft-brewed beers.
  Residence Inn by Marriott
7335 Norfolk Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
301-718-0200
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
7900 Norfolk Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
301-652-1311
Ruth's Chris Steak House
7315 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814
301-652-7877

Fine dining restaurant.  Offering happy hour, private dining and catering needs.
Seasons 52
11414 Rockville Pike, N. Bethesda, MD 20852
301-984-5252

Enjoy a fresh dining experience that celebrates living well at Seasons 52 fresh grill and wine bar.  With its seasonally-inspired dining choices, adventurous wine list and casually-sophisticated ambiance, there's always something new to discover...52 weeks a year.  Live entertainment nightly.  Private dining/Chef's table available.
Timpano Italian Chophouse
12021 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852
301-881-6939

Timpano is about savoring the high life.  Big red wines and martinis in the Starlight Lounge.  Live entertainment from Sinatra to swing.  Bone-in steaks, chops, veal, and great pastas.  Service as crisp as our white tablecloths in provided by people who truly love to serve.  Our passion for food, drink and friends is evident in everything we do.  Timpano offers private, semi-private and restaurant exclusive dining for seated events of 10-350 guest & for reception style events of 10-500 guests.
   The Waverly Street Gallery
4600 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814
301-951-9441

Waverly Street Gallery is one of the oldest fine art Galleries in the Washington D.C. Metro area. 

The gallery offers workshops, artist talks, and a bulletin board of area art events. The gallery is also available on a rental basis for meetings and other special events.

Opening receptions are held on the second Friday of the month. With a dynamic calendar of events, demonstrations, and artist opportunities.


Information subject to change.  Please contact any establishments directly to verify information.