The Woodlands

An elegant wedding and event space in Algonkian Regional Park
The Woodlands wedding

Hold your wedding at The Woodlands, an elegant event space in the picturesque forests of Algonkian Regional Park in Sterling, Virginia. The primary room, which holds up to 200 guests, features high ceilings, a striking stone fireplace, and a dance floor framed by windows that overlook the wooded golf course. Accommodate your guests in well-appointed riverfront cottages along the Potomac River. Great Blue Heron provides full on-site catering for any event at The Woodlands.

Current Specials

20% off Friday, Saturday, and Sunday rental rates for November 2021, December 2021, January 2022, February 2022, and March 2022

The Woodlands at Algonkian

The Woodlands at Algonkian

The Knot Best of Weddings - 2021 Pick

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Opening Hours

CURRENT STATUS:

The Woodlands is open during normal office hours. Tours are by appointment only.

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Great Blue Heron Catering wants to make your day everything it can be. We offer a wide variety of options for both our Black Tie and Picnic catering services. We also believe that creating the ideal menu goes much further than simply picking items from a list.

Contact us today, and let’s begin planning your event.

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The Woodlands

47001 Fairway Drive
Sterling VA 20165
United States

Facility and Event Sales Manager:
Laura Fagan

 

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Reviews

Amazing Venue!

When we began our journey in finding the venue for our wedding, Woodlands was the first place we saw... Read more

When we began our journey in finding the venue for our wedding, Woodlands was the first place we saw and we fell in love with it. The outdoor area with the pergola was perfect for our summer wedding. When we first started working with Woodlands we had Maren as our coordinator. But because of the pandemic, we had to reschedule for the following year and we were able to work with Jazmine and Laura for coordinator our wedding. Both were amazing! They were professional and able to answer emails quickly. They were onsite for the wedding day and helpful in putting out small fires that came up ;)
The beautiful park along with the amazing team made our special day even more special.

Wedding Wire

by Natasha N.

Beautiful Venue + Amazing Staff!

We fell in love with the Woodlands when we first toured - the venue has a beautiful outdoor ceremony... Read more

We fell in love with the Woodlands when we first toured - the venue has a beautiful outdoor ceremony space (with an indoor back up plan), a great cocktail hour indoor/outdoor space, a bridal suite, and two rooms as part of the venue. Laura was our coordinator from the venue and truly could not have been more pleasant to work with! She was extremely responsive, kind, and flexible as we navigated COVID changes and was so helpful throughout the whole process. I was a little nervous about the bridal room being too small but on the day of, with 7 people getting hair and make up done, it didn't feel that way at all! Laura kindly let us use the Fairfax room across the hall as a secondary getting ready area where we had lunch, which was perfect. We also enjoyed Blue Heron Catering and had a very positive, stress-free experience working with them and overall loved their food! We got SO many compliments from guests about how beautiful the venue was. Highly recommend booking your wedding here and working with Laura!

Wedding Wire

by Jessica C.

Beautiful Venue with Excellent Customer Service

Recently, my clients were married at the Woodlands at Algonkian and I am so happy that they selected... Read more

Recently, my clients were married at the Woodlands at Algonkian and I am so happy that they selected this venue. Maren and the rest of the staff were extremely professional, accommodating and a joy to work with. The Catering team was amazing as well and the food was incredible and exceeded our expectations. The venue is beautiful and they were well prepared and took the proper precautions to protect my clients and their guests from Covid-19. In a time of a pandemic, it was a relief to work with a venue team that understand our concerns and communicated with us consistently to ensure that everything was addressed and that any pressing questions were answered before the Wedding Day. As an Event Planner, it is imperative
to partner with a venue that is experienced, professional and that puts the client's needs first and the Woodlands did all of that and more. I would highly recommend this venue to anyone planning on getting married in the DC Area.
 

Wedding Wire

by LOTUS EVENT MANAGEMENT