Available for private parties/events, promotions, retirement ceremonies, hail, and farewells!

In the heart of Arlington, Virginia, John Lyon VFW Post 3150 offers a prime location for your next party, reunion,  or corporate gathering. Our meeting hall and Canteen (bar area) can accommodate groups of up to 93 people. Our outdoor picnic area is perfect for mild-weather barbecues. We feature 15 parking spots, one dedicated to people with disabilities, plus a mobility-access ramp. We have some evening parking about a block away. We serve wine, beer, cider, and soft drinks. Don't forget to ask about our food service and catering options!

  • Four cable-connected TVs, including an 82" big-screen
  • Beer & Wine Bar
  • Walking Distance to Arlington Court House Metro Station
  • WiFi
  • Outdoor area
  • Professional Kitchen
  • On-Site Parking
  • General Public and VFW/Veteran Rentals Available
  • PA/AV Equipment
  • Tables and Chairs
  • Food Prep Space
  • ADA Accessible
  • The base rental fee is $200 per hour.
  • Last-minute rentals scheduled within seven days of the event will be charged $200 per hour.
  • A $150 Set-up & clean-up fee is applied for each event. Setup up to 1.5 hours prior to event. 
  • Cancellations that occur more than 48 hours before the event will receive a  refund minus a $50 processing fee.
  • A bartender is required for the entire duration of every event at $25 per hour.
  • Events with more than 40 guests require a 2nd bartender at an additional $25 per hour.
  • We have a wide selection of bottled wine and can procure other requested wines if given enough ordering lead time. You may also, however, bring in your wine at a $10 per bottle corkage fee (up to ten (10) 750 ML bottles)



  • Family members visiting a fallen loved one at Arlington National Cemetery will receive a 100% discount for the first hour.
  • Special packages are available for military unit reunions. Military/veteran funeral receptions and 501(c) non-profits that serve the military/veteran community or their families.
Click the button below to complete a simple questionnaire about your event, and the Post's Canteen Manager will get back to you promptly with information on availability.

If you want to discuss this before clicking below, please get in touch with the Canteen Manager at 703-525-0108 to pre-confirm availability.

Click Here to reserve your event's date. After submission, the Canteen Manager will contact you to confirm your reservation.