What hours is the LVCH available for rent?
The Community House can be rented between the hours of 9 am and 10 pm, 7 days a week, subject to availability.
What is included with the rental?
Use of the space, restrooms, kitchen, and chairs and folding tables. You may also use the stage, podium, screen, and/or piano. We do not provide set-up, clean-up, or catering services.
What is your cancellation policy?
- 50% of the rental fee is returned with more than 30 days’ notice.
- 100% of the rental fee is forfeited (non-refundable) if cancellation is less than 30 days prior to the event date.
- 100% of the security deputy is always returned with a cancellation.
What should I bring with me for my event?
Please bring your own cleaning supplies (all-purpose cleaner, glass cleaner, stainless steel cleaner, paper towels, sponge). If you are serving food, you will need to bring your own table linens, cooking and serving utensils, dishes/cups/cutlery, napkins, etc. We only provide tables and chairs.
Are there any restrictions?
Anything that would damage the floors, create a fire hazard, or disturb the neighbors is prohibited. We do not allow smoking, pets/animals, inflatables, or candles/incense.
Can I serve alcoholic beverages?
The Lyon Village Community House does allow alcoholic beverages in accordance with VA law. Please visit https://www.abc.virginia.gov/ebanquet/public/welcome to understand VA laws and to apply for the appropriate license.
What is the kitchen equipped with?
The kitchen is equipped with an industrial triple sink, 10-burner Vulcan range with double ovens, full-size refrigerator, microwave, dishwasher, and stainless-steel counters. (No pots/pans, dishes, cutlery, glasses, cups, or cooking utensils are provided.)
What is the capacity of the space?
The maximum capacity of the LVCH as set by the Arlington County Fire Marshal is:
Chairs only – 203 chairs and a standing limit of 20, for a total capacity of 223
Tables and Chairs – 95 chairs, with a standing limit of 20, for a total capacity of 113
How many tables and chairs do you have, and what size are they?
The LVCH provides 125 stacking chairs and 31 rectangular folding tables in the following sizes:
- 14 8-foot x 30-inch tables
- 13 6-foot x 30-inch tables
- 4 4-foot x 28-inch tables
Can you recommend a caterer?
Sorry, we cannot provide catering recommendations.
What are the parking and public transportation options?
Off-street parking is available for 10-14 cars, with limited additional street parking on 20th St. The Community House is a 10-minute walk from the Clarendon Metro station on the Orange/Silver lines. Metrobus 3Y and ART Bus 55 stop right out front on Lee Hwy/Langston
Do I need to clean up after my event?
Yes! Please bring your own cleaning supplies. We recommend:
• All-purpose cleaner
• Glass cleaner
• Stainless steel cleaner
• Paper towels
Brooms, dustpans, mops, and buckets are available for use to clean the floors.do