At Old Blue BBQ we have had the pleasure to cater at some beautiful, premiere, and professional locations.  We broke each down by location, capacity and features we think are important to consider when deciding on your next venue for your event, corporate meeting, or wedding.  And we have picked these venues for our Top 10 in 2019 (in no particular order, we love them all)!


Demi & Nathan Wedding; Caterer: Old Blue BBQ; Venue: 48 Fields; Photo: Still Blessings- Sammy Tobler

Demi & Nathan Wedding; Caterer: Old Blue BBQ; Venue: 48 Fields; Photo: Still Blessings- Sammy Tobler


  1. 48 Fields

Location: Northern VA

Capacity: 125

This serene and elegant venue is a century-old farm set in the heart of Northern VA wine country.  It’s surrounded by 48 acres of rolling fields and lush woods with an upscale country feel. They do cater mostly to weddings, bear in mind but if you’re looking for a gorgeous venue based on elegance, this is one to surely check out!


Kate & Jason Wedding; Caterer: Old Blue BBQ; Venue: Tranquility Farms; Photo: Darling Photography

Kate & Jason Wedding; Caterer: Old Blue BBQ; Venue: Tranquility Farms; Photo: Darling Photography

2. Tranquility Farms

Location: Purceville, VA

Capacity: 100-200

Piedmont posh and just how we like it!  A tranquil, luxurious horse farm that caters to all types of events including 48-hour rentals.  This beautiful farm is also home to the 1807 Fieldstone Manor, a Vineyard Cottage, the Lovett Courtyard, and much more.  So whether you’re looking to book your wedding, or a corporate weekend getaway, this is one place to definitely check out!


Venue: Josephine Butler Park; Photo: Steven VanSickle

Venue: Josephine Butler Park; Photo: Steven VanSickle

3. Josephine Butler Park

Location: Meriden Hill

Capacity: 200

The beautiful 18,000 square feet, 40-room Renaissance-revival style mansion is a beacon of green urban revitalization and cooperation.  But this incredible park that overlooks Meriden Hill also acts as the perfect location for a wedding, private, and non-profit venue. In 2017 this venue won the WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards!


Venue & Photo: Fathom Gallery

Venue & Photo: Fathom Gallery

4. Fathom Gallery

Location: Logan Circle

Capacity: 80

This beautiful gallery hosts a rooftop garden, penthouse, and caters to art and film exhibitions, corporate meetings and retreats, cocktail and receptions, fundraisers, private events and weddings!  It is a multi-level, flexi-use space that combines the elegance of old 14th Street with a refreshing, modern simplicity. Check out this beautiful spot!


Venue: Winding Creek Farm; Photo: Brittany Marie Photography

Venue: Winding Creek Farm; Photo: Brittany Marie Photography

5. Winding Creek Farm

Location: Loudoun County

Capacity: 150


Located in the heart of Virginia Wine Country, it’s a relaxing farm with a rustic setting perfect for weddings.  The 118 year old bank barn has two beautiful levels that were completely renovated and offers that beautiful, traditional southern country feel.  If you’re looking for a quaint venue like something out of a romance novel like The Notebook, then this is it!

Pedro & Jessie Wedding; Venue: Stone Tower Winery; Photo: Abby Grace

Pedro & Jessie Wedding; Venue: Stone Tower Winery; Photo: Abby Grace

6. Stone Tower Winery

Location: Loudoun County

Capacity: 175

This premium winery hosts a variety of spaces to fit any occasion, whether it’s a rehearsal dinner, or corporate party this venue has many accommodations and it’s located in the heart and hills of Virginia’s wine country.  It has the Vineyard View Ballroom, Harvest Barn, Wild Boar Hall, and the Summit Room. Check out this breath-taking venue that even offers a Wine Club Membership!


Venue: Port City Brewing Co.

Venue: Port City Brewing Co.

7. Port City Brewing Co.

Location: Alexandria, VA

Capacity: 97

This awesome brewery has garnered a number of awards including 9 medals at the Great American Beer Festival, 5 Good Food Awards, and 15 medals at the Virginia Craft Brewers Festival.  The brewery is all about great hospitality, sustainability, and offers a line-up of events. It’s also a perfect place to throw your bachelorette, corporate party, or birthday!


Venue: The Capitol View at 400; Photo: Jessica Latos Photography

Venue: The Capitol View at 400; Photo: Jessica Latos Photography

8. The Capitol View at 400

Location: Capitol Street

Capacity: 470

This luxurious rooftop venue overlooks the Capitol, The Washington Monument and Union Station, it is the newest and most distinctive rooftop venue in Washington, DC.  Set for year round comfort for any event, they provide full service amenity options for any events including cocktail parties, corporate lunches, fundraising events, weddings, concerts and many more!  


Venue: Rose Hill Manor; Photo: LH Photography

Venue: Rose Hill Manor; Photo: LH Photography

9. Rose Hill Manor

Location: Northern Virginia

Capacity: 200

The Jeffersonian manor is an iconic setting near Washington, DC with elegant ballrooms and crystal chandeliers it is perfect for weddings, upscale meetings and other special events.  If you love light-filled rooms, French doors, and that romantic luxury feel, this venue could be perfect for your charity event or wedding!


Venue: Harbour View

Venue: Harbour View

10. Harbour View

Location: Marina Way

Capacity: 320

This stunning event venue is right beside the beautiful Occoquan River with 12,000 square feet among several versatile event spaces including The Veranda, The Gallery, The Hutchinson Room, The Sewall’s Point Ballroom, and The River Room.  This venue offers luxurious, waterside views year-round and is perfect for meetings, weddings, birthdays and more!


So whether you’re planning a corporate event, birthday, mitzvah, anniversary party, corporate lunch, wedding, rehearsal dinner, or fundraiser event then check out some of these beautiful locations and if you want the delicious southern hospitality-styled food to match, Old Blue BBQ offers that upscale flavor and you can check out our catering services here!

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