Places to Have a Party in Falls Church, Virginia

by Nicole Devlin
Falls Church, Virginia, is a short drive from Washington, D.C.

Falls Church, Virginia, is a short drive from Washington, D.C.

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Falls Church is an independent city, approximately a five-minute drive west of Arlington, Virgina. It is within a convenient drive of the sights in Washington, D.C., while retaining a small-town charm with a bit more than 11,000 residents. It was originally developed in the late 1600s as a colonial settlement, and incorporated as a town in 1875. The town's convenient location and old-world charm makes it an ideal backdrop for a party, and it is home to many locations that provide the space for events of different sizes.

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The State Theatre

The State Theatre in Falls Church showcases popular area bands, and is also home to a bar. The space can be rented for meetings, reunions and parties, accommodating up to 500 people. It has a dance floor, a full restaurant and bar, and a professional stage for a band. The space also has Internet access. The building was built in the 1930s and was a movie theater until the 1980s, when it was restored to its original Art Deco appearance.

Community Center

The Falls Church City Community Center is an award-winning center, located next to Cherry Hill Park. It houses several conference rooms of various sizes that are available to be rented for parties and meetings. There is also a full-service kitchen onsite for catered events. The Community Center is also home to specially designated areas for seniors and teens, and is home to a gymnasium, which is open to community members.

Clark House

The Clark House in Falls Church is often used for wedding ceremonies and receptions. It's a Victorian farmhouse, originally built in 1902. The exterior has been restored to its former appearance. While the interior has retained much of its original construction, it has also been updated with such features such as carpeting and air conditioning. The space has a capacity of up to 65 people, with three rooms on the first floor and a large room on the lower level.The location provides tables and chairs for parties.

Cherry Hill Farmhouse & Barn

The Cherry Hill Farmhouse and Barn hosts several events in Falls Church, including lectures and concerts. It was built in 1845, and while it was almost completely overrun during the Civil War, it managed to survive the battles. Much of the original construction can be seen today. The space is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The inside of the farmhouse can accommodate 20 to 50 people, and the outside tent area can accommodate up to 150 guests.

About the Author

Nicole Devlin began her professional writing career in 2002 and currently serves as news editor for a daily newspaper, building on her previous experience as a features and government reporter. Devlin also has a background in public relations and marketing. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in communications in 2007, with a focus in broadcast journalism.

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