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William F. Bolger Center

Potomac, District of Columbia · View map · Visit website

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About William F. Bolger Center

The Bolger Center is a breathtaking wedding venue located on 83 acres of picturesque land in Potomac, Maryland. Surrounded by nature rails, award-winning gardens and breathtaking scenic views, this one-of-a-kind wedding venue is the perfect breath of fresh air for any couple on their big day. On-site accommodations, large ballroom spaces and outdoor activities your friends and family will love are just a few of the things that make this venue so special. Inquire about The Bolger Center today to reserve your wedding date!

Facilities and Capacity

With space for up to 450 guests, The Bolger Center has a variety of indoor and outdoor event spaces to choose from. For nature-loving couples, the finely manicured gardens are the perfect place to day “I do.” For indoor celebrations, the venue’s two ballroom spaces are great options for you and your guests to enjoy a meal before dancing the night away. No matter which space you choose to host your event, you’ll be surrounded by jaw-dropping views that will leave your friends and family dreaming about your beautiful day for years to come.

Services Offered

The team at The Bolger Center understands that there are a lot of aspects that go into designing the perfect wedding day. To make your experience easy, they’ll go above and beyond to supply the very best services. From on-site accommodations that are both convenient and comfortable, to event rentals and in-house catering and bar services, you’ll have everything you need for the wedding day of your dreams when you book with The Bolger Center. Their wedding day services include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Accommodations
  • All-inclusive packages
  • Bridal suite
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
  • Lighting/sound
  • Outside vendors
  • Setup
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair access


When you and your guests dine with the team at The Bolger Center, you can expect excellence in both service and flavor. From buffet lines to plated meals, family-style meals and stations, you’ll be able to custom design your dinner layout to fit the atmosphere of your wedding day. Known for their handmade breads, gourmet entrees and spectacular desserts, The Bolger Center catering team offers many cuisine styles, including:

  • American
  • Asian
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Local
  • Mexican
  • Southern
  • Middle Eastern


The Bolger Center has 401 guest rooms and 30 suites on-site. Complete with stylish décor, a modern atmosphere and comfortable accommodations, your guests will be happy to retreat to one of the Bolger Center’s rooms after a full day of celebration. Inquire about The Bolger Center today to begin reserving rooms for your wedding date!

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88 Reviews for William F. Bolger Center

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88 William F. Bolger Center Reviews

Elana Stewart

Married on 06/15/2019

  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

A fantastic experience

We had an incredible wedding at the Bolger Center! The grounds were picturesque and perfect for photos. The food was delicious; all of our guests enjoyed it! The best part of our experience was ... Read more working with venue coordinator Sarah Curiale. She not only helped us to plan an amazing event, but made sure everything ran smoothly on the day of. She answered all of our questions, and fast! Sarah took care of so many things, making planning easier and giving us less to worry about! She worked with us every step of the way to make sure our special day was everything we had in mind. For example, when we couldn't decide which lighting we liked for the Stained Glass Hall, she went in after hours to take a picture of how the it would look after dark. Sarah definitely went above and beyond to make everything come together for the perfect day! Highly recommend.

Mahnaz Marolia

Married on 05/26/2019

  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

Lovely Event

Everything was great from the planning to the execution! We really enjoyed working with Sarah and her team. The food was great, the venue was beautiful and the service was top notch, Our guests also ... Read more enjoyed the rooms and the restaurants which were both excellent values

Heather Kalish

Married on 04/06/2019

  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Responsiveness 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0

A hidden gem

The Stained Glass Hall is a hidden gem in Potomac. We held an event there for 120 guests and the Bolger Center staff made sure it was perfect. Sarah Curiale, the Bolger Center coordinator, was prompt ... Read more in her responses to our needs, very organized to ensure no details were missed and on site the night of the event to make sure everything went as planned. They offer flexibility in providing a garden setting for our cocktail hour, with an inside room as plan B in case of weather. They offer a delicious tasting of the food well in advance of your event so you know what will be served, and they offer a large variety of food to pick from. The grounds are beautiful and provide many spots for taking photos and the room itself has been upgraded with a beautiful marble atrium, and customizable uplighting to match the theme of your event. They provide detailed timelines and banquet orders to make sure your room is set up the way you want and your party runs smoothly. Their wait staff is attentive, polite and works diligently on the night of your event. I would highly recommend the Bolger Center for a wedding, Bar Mitzvah or other special occasion. We have held two events there so far and will not hesitate to return in the future.

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