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Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza   


The Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza, located in Downtown Silver Spring, is a premier event facility that provides an elegant setting for all types of events. Just minutes from the Nation’s Capital and several local hotels, the Civic Building combines modern touches with natural design and provides space for corporate events, private parties, wedding ceremonies, receptions, and more! Right outside of the front door you can find the beautiful Veterans Plaza, which provides outdoor space for concerts, festivals, and live entertainment.

The Civic Building is a genuinely unique urban venue. Known for its sophisticated Great Hall, and a variety of activity/conference rooms, your event is sure to be a memorable experience at an exceptional value! Because of its unique features, this venue can host personal celebrations and can be booked farther in advance.

Facility Amenities

SSCB PlazaSSCB AtriumSSCB CourtyardSSCB Great Hall
  • Exceptional Friday, Saturday, and Sunday rates
  • 5,000 square foot ballroom
  • Use your own caterer for unique cultural events
  • Large warming kitchen/drive-up loading dock
  • Wood flooring throughout facility
  • Dual projection system in Great Hall
  • Wi-Fi and multi-media capability
  • Complimentary tables & chairs included in fee

Area Amenities


  • Click here for our current fee chart.
  • Additional staff may be required for large/extensive events or events with alcohol service:
    • Building Service Workers: $25/hr
    • Security Officer: $35/hr
    • Event Monitor: $40/hr
  • Equipment (includes setup):
    • Great Hall Sound/Projection: $100/unit
    • Low Stage: $250/use

Policies and Procedures

Apply for Use Permit

New Facility Users
All new facility users are required to submit the following in order for staff to accept an application as complete:


Returning Facility Users in good standing
All returning facility users are required to submit the following in order for staff to accept an application as complete:

Please submit your application to: Pamela Hughes 240-777-5333

Community Access Program (CAP)

Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza is now accepting FY17 CAP applications. For more information about the Community Access Program (CAP), please contact Eric Rasch, Operations Manager, Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza.

Other Civic Building partners

Contact Us:

  1 Veterans Place, Silver Spring, MD 20910
  (GPS device address: 8525 Fenton Street, Silver Spring, MD 20910)

  Front Desk Agent/Receptionist: Rayna Wankoye 240-777-5350     
  Customer Service Representative: Pamela Hughes 240-777-5333
  Logistics Support Specialist: Mindy Williams, 240-777-5315
  Operations Manager: Eric Rasch, 240-777-5308 

  Our goal is to respond to all inquiries within one business day.

  Schedule a tour:
  Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  Call: 240-777-5350

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