Why Choose The Fitzpatrick for Your Event?

When people look back on memorable events such as weddings, they tend to remember the venue most. So how should you go about booking an event venue near Madison and Greensboro? Here are a few reasons you should choose The Fitzpatrick Hotel in Washington.


There isn’t a more iconic structure in Washington than The Fitzpatrick Hotel. Originally constructed in 1898, The Fitzpatrick maintains many of its original features, including elegant stained glass windows, the staircase, and the front lobby desk. Trust us — the Victorian furniture will have you feeling as though you’re in a previous era!


Worried that such a historical hotel might not have the modern amenities your guests expect? Rest assured that The Fitzpatrick Hotel has everything you need for a great visit, including air conditioning, free wifi, a fitness center, a breakfast lounge, and daily housekeeping. Guests will also enjoy free, on-site parking and access to our various business facilities.


Perhaps you’re searching for an event venue between Athens and Augusta. If so, we suggest looking into The Fitzpatrick Hotel. From Athens, take I-78 East through Crawford, Lexington, and Rale. Keep right onto I-78 Business toward downtown Washington. Then turn left onto the Courthouse Square and the hotel will be on your left as you face the courthouse.

From Augusta, take I-20 West to the Washington/Thompson exit. Then take US-78 West and turn right onto I-78 West Business toward downtown Washington. Turn right at the courthouse and the hotel will be on your left.

What to Do in Downtown Washington

The Pinx – Saturday, September 21

Downtown Washington and historic Washington-Wilkes are excited to welcome The Pinx for an upcoming performance. The group is scheduled to perform from 7-10 p.m. on the Square in downtown Washington. Though the event is free to the public, all attendees age 21 and over may purchase a pub crawl wristband that can be used for alcoholic beverages at participating restaurants.

Southern Heritage Festival – Saturday, October 12

There’s a lot to love about Mule Day in Washington! Kids in attendance will enjoy pony rides, a petting zoo, panning for gold, and pumpkin decorating. This year’s festival demonstrations include cornhusk weaving, blacksmithing, rope making, soap making, and much more. 

Then there’s the food! It’s impossible to take part in the Southern Heritage Festival without treating yourself to fresh-squeezed lemonade, a rib-eye sandwich, delicious baked goods, authentic root beer, and, of course, hand-churned ice cream!

Come join us Saturday, October 12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Callaway Plantation. Entry is free but parking is $10.

Learn About Our Event Venue in Washington

As you can see, The Fitzpatrick Hotel makes a great venue for your upcoming event. Whether you book the breakfast room, ballroom, or courtyard, your event is sure to be a hit with guests! It’s no wonder so many couples book The Fitzpatrick Hotel for their wedding venue!

Contact us today with any questions you may have.