11 of Our Favorite Wedding Venues on The Chesapeake Bay

Ready to have the waterfront wedding of your dreams? With its expansive views of shimmering waters and its stunning natural beauty, the Chesapeake Bay can't be beat. From elegant resorts right on the water's edge to historical colonial mansions and charming marinas, you’re bound to find the perfect venue here!


Herrington on the Bay

Rose Haven, Maryland

Fab Features: a premier wedding venue with two, stunning waterfront ceremony spaces • enjoy the natural beauty of the native and exotic landscaping and expansive views of the Chesapeake Bay • opt for an upscale, indoor reception or an outdoor, state-of-the-art tented celebration

Catering: In-house
Price: $$$

Whitehall

Annapolis, Maryland

Fab Features: a gorgeous historical colonial mansion surrounded by the bucolic fields of Whitehall • have a gorgeous waterfront wedding along the Chesapeake Bay shoreline • create a magical evening with your guests and loved ones with a stunning view of the sunset over the water

Catering: BYO
Price: $$ • $$$

Historic London Town and Gardens

Edgewater, MD

Fab Features: 23 acres of pristine, historic gardens with sweeping South River views • gorgeous ceremonies on the expansive, waterfront East Lawn or on the elevated River Deck • rain-or-shine receptions in a clear-walled, chandelier-draped tent or the indoor glass pavilion

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay

Cambridge, MD

Fab Features: an idyllic resort located on over 342 waterfront acres • the perfect location for a weekend wedding with beautiful accommodations and a spa, golf course, and private marina • celebrate with your guests in the formal ballroom or outdoors on the Crescent pool patio

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Celebrations at the Bay

Pasadena, MD

Fab Features: stunning wall of windows with a panoramic view of the bay • elegant, climate-controlled tent for outdoor parties under a silk-lined ceiling with chandeliers • bay-view ceremonies on the balcony, lawn, or ballroom

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

St. Michaels, Maryland

Fab Features: a tranquil waterfront setting on Navy Point and Fogg’s Landing, overlooking the beautiful Miles River • make unforgettable memories on land or aboard one of the historic Chesapeake boats • celebrate a one-of-a-kind event with a large, tented affair or a small intimate gathering

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Swan Harbor Farm

Havre de Grace, Maryland

Fab Features: breathtaking ceremonies overlook the Chesapeake Bay • lovely historic farmhouse with dressing rooms, a playroom, and a wonderful screened porch • stunning receptions beneath an elegant, permanent tent with sparkling chandeliers

Catering: BYO
Price: $

The Bayfront Club

Edgemere, MD

Fab Features: gorgeous ceremony lawn at the edge of the Chesapeake Bay • elegant, airy ballroom with a soaring ceiling and massive windows framing dreamy sunsets • generous all-inclusive packages even boast a personal wedding planner!

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Port Annapolis Overlook Pavilion

Annapolis, MD

Fab Features: beautiful ceremonies on the lawn overlooking the sparkling waters of the Marina • lovely gazebo and spacious Pavilion accented with twinkle lights • expert planners assist throughout the process, with generous rental policies and plenty of flexibility for your vision

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $$

The Tilghman Island Inn

Tilghman Island, MD

Fab Features: luxurious waterfront inn situated on the Eastern Shore • exchange vows while the sun sets over the water followed by garden receptions beneath twinkling lights • carefully crafted menus boasting fresh produce, seafood, and meats from local markets

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Calvert Marine Museum

Solomons, Maryland

Fab Features: a beautiful venue with a memorable setting situated at the confluence of the Pateuxent River and Chesapeake Bay • say ‘I do’ under the lighthouse or in the graceful open air Carbin Pavilion • host your reception in the Harms Gallery and allow your guests to explore the museum

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $


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