9 Historic Maryland Wedding Venues That Will Sweep You Off Your Feet

Searching for a historic landmark or memorable estate in Maryland is like hitting the mother lode. And lucky for you, many of these treasures—some dating as far back as colonial times—are available for special events. So check out our list and have fun as you explore these great wedding venues.


William Paca House and Garden

Annapolis, MD

Fab Features: 18th-century Georgian mansion in the heart of Annapolis • stunning ceremonies in front of the charming summer house, on the Chippendale-style bridge, or beside the sparkling pond • 2-acre oasis of lovely gardens and manicured lawns bounded by brick walls and lush trees

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$

Knollview House

Pasadena, MD

Fab Features: lovely, private estate with spectacular, unparalleled views across Chesapeake Bay • exchange vows on the patio or the waterfront lawn, followed by cocktails and lawn games or an intimate indoor dinner • stunning photo ops around the Dutch-style manor home with its crisp, whitewashed siding and impressive gambrel roof

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

The Mansion at Strathmore

North Bethesda, Maryland

Fab Features: hilltop, turn-of-the-century manor and performing arts complex on 16 landscaped acres • Georgian mansion adorned with marble, glittering chandeliers, Palladian windows, and a sweeping staircase • only 1 event per day

Catering: In-house
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: $ • $$

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Baltimore

Baltimore, MD

Fab Features: former B&O Railroad headquarters in the heart of the Inner Harbor • pristinely preserved Beaux Arts majesty, including crystal chandeliers and sweeping marble staircases • delectable catering from the much-lauded B&O American Brasserie

Catering: In-house
Price: $$

Antrim 1844

Taneytown, Maryland

Fab Features: grand, 1844 mansion and agrarian estate • Greek Revival mansion with glass-enclosed Garden Room • formal gardens, streamside meadows, woodlands, and a pond

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Milton Ridge

Clarksburg, MD

Fab Features: ceremonies in a historic, 1875 non-denominational Chapel • light-filled Reception Hall • charmingly restored log-cabin Bridal Cottage

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

Kentlands Mansion

Gaithersburg, Maryland

Fab Features: impressive—yet affordable—turn-of-the-century mansion • lawn or garden ceremonies • elegant rooms and a canopied porch for partying under the stars

Catering: BYO
Price: $

Ceresville Mansion

Frederick, Maryland

Fab Features: 1888 mansion presiding over 25 beautiful riverside acres • Grand Ballroom overlooking the garden • garden terrace with reflecting pool and pergola for outdoor events

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

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