When you think about your big day, think about National Harbor.

Did you know that 19% of all engagements in the United States happen in December? That is the highest ranking month of the year! We know you always say “yes” to National Harbor during the holiday season, so why not make us a part of your wedding experience.


National Harbor offers stunning waterfront views for the wedding of your dreams. The breathtaking sunsets and close proximity to DC are unique to National Harbor. From intimate ceremony spaces to beautiful outdoor venues for incredible receptions, National Harbor offers a gorgeous backdrop for the big day. The destination has it all – propose to your love, celebrate your engagement, wedding shower, and rehearsal dinner all in different spaces at one unique location. Your guests will be in awe of the experience!


Top 3 ways to propose at National Harbor

  1. Pop the big question on the Capital Wheel with an hour custom light show, Capital Wheel VIP tickets, photo, and a Champagne toast.
  2. Go BIG!  Rent the National Harbor Jumbo Screen for your momentous occasion.  Pick your favorite pictures, create a video or design some creative imagery to ask your loved one to be together forever!
  3. Propose to your love during a picnic with panoramic views of the Potomac River. Share the special moment on our expansive Harbor Trail or over the water on our Freedom Pier. The options are endless.

You’re engaged…let’s celebrate! National Harbor offers a unique venue for all of the momentous occasions leading up to the big day -engagement parties, engagement pictures, wedding shopping & bridal showers. It’s one stop shopping at National Harbor for your wedding celebrations. Whether you are looking for a cute engagement party dress, a stunning wedding dress, or the most unique tuxedo, you’ll find it all at the Waterfront District shops.

It is time to pick a venue! 

Overlook the Potomac River from the Waterfront’s many signature wedding venues. Whether you’re planning to host an intimate family ceremony or a large lively reception, our sprawling outdoor spaces are sure to captivate your guests.

National Harbor offers unique indoor venues from hotel banquet rooms to historical homes to beautiful atriums. You are sure to find the perfect space for your dream wedding.

Truly one of the best parts about having your wedding at National Harbor is the ability to stay, play, and celebrate all in one place! Whether you need one room or 100, our hotels and resorts can host you with no problem. There are options for a variety of budgets. Staying at National Harbor makes it easy to enjoy the Harbor’s endless offerings of restaurants, shopping, and entertainment. Your guests can also explore the region with its close proximity to Alexandria, VA and Washington, DC.

Visit our National Harbor weddings and events website to learn more!

*All photos used on this blog can be found on National Harbor’s Instagram feed or tagged photos*