When you work in the wedding industry in the Maryland area, it’s easy to take for granted how many amazing wedding and event venues we have on our doorstep. It’s not everywhere that you’ll find country and city venues, beach and mountain venues, modern and historic venues — all within a short drive of each other.
So we like to highlight some of our absolute favorite places to celebrate in the DMV, and tell you what’s so special about them!
With so much history in the area, we are awash in museums! Museum venues are such fun for guests, especially out-of-town visitors. They provide an atmosphere you won’t get anywhere else. Whether it’s a historic home-turned-museum like the Evergreen Museum and Library, or an industrial space with quirky exhibits like the Baltimore Museum of Industry, museum venues will leave your guests with plenty to talk about.
Farm and vineyard venues let couples get married in the rolling hills of the countryside. Views of trees and water features at Maryland’s Pond View Farm and Virginia’s Murray Hill Farm can make you forget how close you are to the nation’s capital! Or you can head to downtown DC for a more urban feel. Potomac View Terrace has views of the National Mall, including the Washington Monument, U.S. Capitol, and Lincoln Memorial.
Beachside Maryland wedding venues like the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay and Chesapeake Bay Beach Club let couples get married in style, with the glittering bay as their backdrop.
And don’t forget the historic venues! The Mt. Washington Mill Dye House is steeped in history, and The Belvedere saw famous visitors like Theodore Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, and Clark Gable back when it was a hotel.
There are so many charming venues around that we couldn’t possibly include them all. But we’re always adding new writeups about our favorites, so check back here often.
One of our favorite newer venues in Maryland is Rosewood Farms. Two large barns, a tree-filled property, and a sparkling pond make a perfect backdrop for a Maryland wedding.
Learn about this historic Elkridge wedding venue, and why this beautiful wooded spot on the Patapsco River is a must-see for Maryland couples.
Learn why the Maryland’s DJ team loves weddings at Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay! It’s not 100% about the views...but it’s a lot about the views.
A Glenview Mansion wedding let's couples take advantage of one of the loveliest historic sites in Rockville. After a formal ceremony, get ready to party!
Gorgeous scenery, space to wander, and some of the best photo ops can be found at an American Visionary Art Museum Wedding!
Westminster is awash in rolling countryside and rustic barns! Here are a few of our favorite Westminster wedding venues for fans of farms.
Looking for a stylish wedding venue in Frederick, MD? These sophisticated options have charm and class in spades.
A wedding at Baltimore’s George Peabody Library means chic, old-world glamour. See why this is considered one of the most beautiful libraries in the world.
Looking for the top Leesburg Wedding Venues? It was a tough job, but we pulled four of our favorites to share with you!
Planning a wedding in Eastern Shore? These five wedding venues offer some of the best views and reception sites in eastern Maryland!
Looking for the best wedding venues in Annapolis? We’ve picked five of our favorites in this historical and vibrant city on the bay!
The foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains feature rolling hills and lush valleys. These are some of the best wedding venues in Northern Virginia!
Looking for outdoor space, classical architecture, or a modern vibe? We’ve got it in the capital. Here are a few of the best wedding venues in Washington, DC!
Need some help getting started in your venue search? Start with this list of the best wedding venues in Baltimore by Maryland’s DJ!
For a classic Baltimore wedding, look no further than the historic Belvedere. Gilded ballrooms and stunning views make this venue a site to see. Photography By Brea is a master at capturing moments and freezing memories here!
We talked to local photographer Valerie Michelle about what makes a Stone Ridge Hollow wedding so special. Learn about this lovely barn venue in Harford County!
Chesapeake Bay Beach Club is one of the premier waterfront wedding venues in Maryland. We asked photographer Carly fuller why this is one of her favorites and she came back with these amazing shots. Learn why it’s so special and see if it’s right for your big day!
A wedding at The Cloisters is like a wedding in another world. Check out photos by Sarah Wockenfuss to get a feel for this historic Baltimore venue.
Modern and elegant, District Winery is one of the chicest wedding venues in Washington DC. Great wine, great views, and great friends - what else do you need?
Antrim 1844 is one of the loveliest wedding venues in Maryland! Rose gardens, bronze fountains, and a stately mansion set the stage for a day of romance. Brought to you by Dani Leigh with words of wisdom and killer shots!
An industrial museum wedding? Why not? Get hitched among the exhibits for a retro-cool event at this Baltimore, MD wedding venue! Photography By Brea brings you her thoughts and amazing snaps around this venue!
Looking for a unique wedding venue in Maryland? Baltimore’s historic Mt. Washington Mill Dye House is rich in character and rustic charm. Check out some awesome notes and shots from Lauren C!