Frequently Asked Questions

How many people can the Woman’s Club hold?

The maximum capacity of the club is between 96 and 115 depending on the tables used.  This is for your safety and comfort.

I have a small group. Can I just rent out the sunroom?

Due to the layout of the clubhouse, we cannot rent by room; therefore, we rent the entire first floor.

Do you have to be a member to rent the Clubhouse?

The Clubhouse is open to all for private and public events.

Can I see the Clubhouse before I decide to rent?  Are there specific hours?

Please call the Property Manager at 301-530-1784 to schedule a time.  The hours are dependent upon the events we have scheduled.

How late can my event go until? Are there any exceptions?

All music must be turned off by midnight. All individuals must be off the Club Property by 12:30 am.  On New Year’s Eve, we are open until 1 am.  When planning your event, please take into account time to clean up.

Are tables and chairs included in the Rental Fee?

Yes. We have 100 chairs, round tables, highboy cocktail tables and buffet tables.

Do you provide any tablecloths?

For an additional fee, you may rent our tablecloths.  See the Linen Rental Tab for additional information.

Do you have any cutlery, plates, glasses, decorations, etc. that may be used?

No. The Woman’s Club does not allow use of our kitchenware.

Do you have any restrictions on food?

No. You may bring in your own food,  or caterer.  A list of caterers we can highly recommended caterers is available.

Do you accept credit cards?  

No. Checks or money orders are accepted.  Checks should be made payable to the Woman’s Club of Bethesda.

Can I tip the Property Manager?

It is certainly acceptable to provide a gratuity for exceptional service by the Property Manager.

What does the Woman’s Club do with the rental fees?

The Woman’s Club of Bethesda is a non-profit organization; proceeds from the rentals support a variety of charitable organizations throughout Montgomery County.