Rentals

LEE-FENDALL HOUSE
listed as
TOP WEDDING VENDOR, 2015-2020
by VIRGINIA LIVING

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The Lee-Fendall House Garden is available to rent for special events such as weddings, receptions, and dinner parties. Our historic site is also a wonderful setting for bridal showers, garden parties, and birthday celebrations for guests of all ages. The museum is within walking distance of several hotels and it is close to major transportation, including Reagan National Airport and Metro stations.  Proceeds from our rental program support our museum programs and help preserve our beautiful house and garden.

If you would like more information regarding renting our garden, or are interested in making an appointment to view the property, please contact us at contact@leefendallhouse.org or (703) 548-1789.
The Lee-Fendall House Garden is a site-only venue. Tents, furniture, permits, etc. are arranged separately by the renter.

The Lee-Fendall House Museum is open to the public Wednesday through Saturday from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM and Sunday from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM. Rental Tours are available by appointment. Please call (703) 548-1789 or email contact@leefendallhouse.org to schedule your tour.

WEDDINGS

The museum grounds are a peaceful oasis in Alexandria’s urban center.  Our garden offers wide latitude for ceremonies, dining, and entertainment.  Our capacity is 125 guests for a ceremony and reception.

PRIVATE PARTIES

The Lee-Fendall House is the perfect setting for your private event, whether it’s a reception, office party, or birthday.

GARDEN RENTALS

The museum’s garden is an outdoor oasis in the midst of downtown Alexandria, and makes a lovely setting for birthday parties, garden parties, and more.

We strongly recommend the rental of a tent for any outdoor event.

PHOTOGRAPHY

The Lee-Fendall House and environs provide a scenic backdrop for professional photography sessions of all kinds, from family portraits to engagement photos and fashion shoots.

Photographers please note:  The Lee-Fendall House Museum does not take in-kind services in lieu of payment for film or photography projects.

FILMING

The historic grounds and furnishings of the Lee-Fendall House have provided the setting for a variety of film projects, including documentaries and independent films.

Producers please note:  The Lee-Fendall House Museum does not take in-kind services in lieu of payment for film or photography projects.

The Lee-Fendall House has been featured in these film projects:
A Star Spangled Story: Battle for America (2015). Produced by Smithsonian Networks for the Smithsonian Channel.
A House Divided (2015).  Produced/ Directed by Kevin Norton
April 1865 (2002). Produced by Triage Entertainment for the History Channel.

SITE PHOTOS

For additional images of our venue, please visit our photo album on Flickr!

AVAILABILITY

The following dates are currently AVAILABLE at in the Lee-Fendall House & Garden
Please inquire about the latest availability.

2021

  • August 14-15
  • September 28-29
  • September 11-12
  • November 6-7
  • November 20-21
  • November 27-28

2022 Availability

April 30-May 1
May 14-15
May 29-30
June 18-19
July 2-3
July 16-17
July 30-31
August 13-14
August 27-28
September 3-4
September 10-11
October 7-8
October 14-15

2023
Not booking at this time.

RECOMMENDED VENDORS

The Lee-Fendall House highly recommends these vendors for your event:


CATERING

Alexandria Restaurant Partners

Bittersweet Catering

Firehook Bakery

Main Event Caterers

Paris Caterers

ROCKLANDS Barbeque and Grilling Company

Tasteful Affairs


 MUSIC

Bialek’s Music

Sam Hill Entertainment


PHOTOGRAPHY

Jessica Smith Photography

Len Spoden Photography

Stephen Gosling Photography


TENTS & FURNITURE

Sammy’s Rental

Sugarplum Tent Company

ACCESSIBILITY

Lee-Fendall House accessibility is limited. Entry requires negotiating a minimum of eight steps.
The Garden is accessible to wheelchairs and strollers.
For questions or concerns regarding accessibility, please contact us at (703) 540-4321 or contact@leefendallhouse.org.