District Winery Holiday Party FAQs

Click here to read our full outline of COVID-19 procedures. 

The safety of our guests and employees is paramount, and we have worked diligently to ensure that our protocols adhere to CDC and DC Health's recommendations and regulations.  Currently, we are able to host events of up to 50 people for seated brunch or dinner service. Roaming cocktail hours and family-style dinner service are suspended at this time. 

Please see the list below for more information on our safety protocols. 

What we are doing to ensure a safe environment

  • All events must be seated
  • All tables will be at least 6 feet apart to maintain a safe distance between parties.
  • Maximum party size at each table will be 6.
  • Temperature checks will be conducted for all guests and staff.
  • Guests’ details will be collected for contact tracing. 
  • Hand sanitizer will be provided for guests and employees throughout. 
  • We have developed sanitation and safety procedures for thoroughly disinfecting tables and chairs.
  • All staff will be wearing masks and gloves at all times.
  • We are requiring any staff entering the building to complete a safety screening questionnaire before they are able to begin their shift each day.

Yes! We are booking weddings, small wedding celebrations, meetings and corporate events, holiday parties, and other small social events.  Contact us today to learn more about our event packages and availability, or to schedule a virtual tour.

We are conducting both in person and virtual tours of our venue. Contact us today to learn more about our event packages and availability.

The Navy Yard metro stop is located 4 blocks from District Winery and is a  6 - 8 minute walk.

Depending upon the size of your meeting, we have the ability to divide our private event space into smaller breakout rooms. 

Yes, you and your guests will have access to our basic public wifi network for Internet browsing and email.

We have an in-house AV vendor that will be able to address all of your AV needs. Additional fees will apply.

Yes, both the mezzanine and second floor have restrooms exclusively for event guests.

The event space shares an entrance and lobby with the public. The mezzanine and second floor are private and dedicated solely to your event. 

The restaurant is a separate space on the first floor. The event space, located on the mezzanine and second floor, does not share any space with the restaurant. The mezzanine has windows overlooking the restaurant. 

Yes, you can have DJ or band.

Depending on the package you book, we are fully capable of serving either liquor and/or mixed drinks at your event. Our premium liquor package includes top shelf vodka, gin, rum, scotch, bourbon, and whiskey.

Unfortunately we do not allow for an iPod hook-up to play music during private events. District Winery has a variety of playlists specifically designed for our private parties; they work perfectly for ambient, background music!

Yes, of course! We only ask for no decorations that would include confetti and that nothing is affixed to the walls. If you plan to bring in flower arrangements, please ensure that they are brought into the space in vases or vessels. 

Management fees relate directly to the execution of an event. Any gratuity for event staff would be additional and at your discretion.

All alcohol must be supplied by District Winery. You may not bring any outside alcohol.

There are several paid parking lots around District Winery. There are also valet options in The Yards neighborhood.

Yes! Executive Chef Benjamin Lambert creates  options for those with dietary restrictions. Please give us at least two weeks notice if any guests require these options.

Of course! We're thrilled to offer a selection of District Winery wines at all events.

Yes, all rooms are ADA compliant with wheelchair access and our venue has an elevator.