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Get ready to party like never before! Let us make your next event unforgettable!

Looking for a stunning event venue in the heart of Washington DC? Look no further than Sign of The Whale DC located in Dupont Circle. Our versatile venue can accommodate groups of 30 to 212 guests, making it perfect for any occasion, including rehearsal dinners, bridal or baby showers, birthdays, anniversaries, office parties, charity events, graduations, cocktail or dinner evenings, bar or bat mitzvahs, meetings, and corporate dinners.

Our attention to detail ensures that your event will be a success, whether it's an intimate seated dinner or a full bar takeover. We're dedicated to making your event unforgettable. If you're interested in learning more about our rental fees and minimums, please inquire below, and we'll be in touch as soon as possible. Choose Sign of The Whale DC for your next event in Dupont Circle, Washington DC.

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    Crow’s Nest

    For small gatherings of up to 25 people, our 2nd-floor private space is a perfect choice.

    • Combination of high-top tables and bar seating for up to 19 guests with additional room for standing

    • Private access to the full-service copper bar

    • Velvet lounge chairs with a rustic copper bar

    • House music played through speakers

    Capacity: Up to 25 Guests

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    Full Bar

    For gatherings of up to 212 guests, we have both full and semi-private spaces available

    • Combination of lounge, bar, and high-top seating for up to 50 guests with additional room for standing

    • Rustic fireplace with large mirrors hanging on exposed brick

    • Full-service bar

    • 6 Large TVs, a large projection screen, a full sound system, and a DJ booth

    • Ability to playhouse music or your own playlist with a guest-provided device

    Capacity: Up to 212 Guests

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    Entire Venue

    This is the perfect venue for large gatherings of up to 212 people

    Our beautifully designed space is exclusively yours with full access to both levels

    • Alcove, booth, banquette, bar, and bistro seating for up to 90 guests

    • Stage for live music to be played through our custom hi-fidelity audio system, a Full sound system, DJ Booth, and a large projection screen

    Capacity: Up to 212 Guests