The Columbus Club of Arlington is a pleasant surprise for event planners looking to identify a convenient DC venue offering southern charm at a great price. It boasts of 10 landscaped acres sitting at one of the highest points in Arlington, VA. There are three separate banquet spaces to choose from including the smaller Council Home built in 1894 offering smaller areas to accommodate intimate gatherings for rehearsal dinners and the Main Ballroom featuring large windows and an open floor plan which can seat up to 350 for a charity auction or wedding reception. The Columbus Club also offers a beautiful location for outdoor ceremonies as well as picnic sites for more casual affairs. Best of all, free parking is available for all guests.
The Columbus Club of Arlington is a "sister organization" to the Edward Douglass White Council of the Knights of Columbus although non-members are welcome to book the venues for their gatherings. Modest rentals of $250 for an outdoor wedding ceremony to $4000 for the Main Hall apply. The Columbus Club also offers a full on-site catering kitchen headed by an executive chef with pricing starting at only $50 per person for a package including 5 hours of party rental, white linens, 4 hours of open beer, wine and soft drink bar, bartender, hors d' oeuvres display, salad, choice of two entrees with vegetables and potatoes, slicing and serving of client provided wedding cake and servers to attend to your guests. Additional packages are available featuring upgrades such as shrimp cocktail and chocolate dipped strawberries.
To see for yourself why the Columbus Club of Arlington is known as The Best Kept Secret in Arlington, contact Event Director Peter Silano for more information and to schedule a tour of this Arlington jewel!