Looking for a Wedding Venue in Baltimore?
One of the biggest choices in planning a wedding is the venue. With thousands of options to choose from, sorting through all of the possible wedding venues in Baltimore can trigger information overload. I’ve spoken with so many couples who are in the midst of finding a place for their big day, and they are totally overwhelmed. All the planning, research, meetings, tours, and phone calls in the search for the perfect spot for their wedding has actually forced some of my couples to take a break and collect themselves!
That’s why I’ve compiled this list of my absolute favorite venues in the area. There’s something here for everyone! Personally, I prefer places that are not only pretty places to photograph but are also comfortable and enjoyable for your wedding guests. Here’s a list of venues below to help get you started!
The Royal Sonesta Harbor Court is situated at the picturesque inner harbor of Baltimore. The hotel is within walking distance from the downtown area and happens to be one of the city’s biggest attractions. The hotel is located directly in front of the picturesque waterfront, which presents a stunning sight. Equipped with all sorts of luxurious features, the Royal Sonesta Harbor Court is known to have some of the fanciest set-ups for weddings while leaving your guests amazed.
I have more information and examples of real weddings I have photographed here on the Royal Sonesta page!
If you are looking for the perfect venue for your storybook wedding, the Antrim 1844 is your best option in Baltimore, Maryland. With breathtaking outdoor backdrops and beautifully crafted indoor spaces, the Antrim 1844 has an amazing atmosphere that is perfect for a summer wedding. This gorgeous wedding venue features three elegant and gorgeous locations to choose from when it comes to the perfect ceremony. Depending on the weather each of these locations provide an amazing atmosphere for your special day. For more information, head over to the Antrim 1844 page.
Celebrations at the Bay is a wedding venue just outside of Baltimore, Maryland that provides a beautiful atmosphere to make your day perfect. Positioned right on the Chesapeake Bay, this venue will help make your ceremony picture perfect. Celebrations at the Bay offers three amazing venues that all feature a breathtaking view of the water. Whether you are long for a grand affair or an intimate evening Celebrations at the Bay has a perfect waterfront venue for you. For more information, and to see what they have to offer, go to the Celebrations at the Bay page.
The Lord Baltimore Hotel in Baltimore, Maryland is a venue worthy of kings and queens. Its grand ballrooms and elegant atmosphere make the Lord Baltimore Hotel one of the most magical venues in the Baltimore area. Located in the heart of downtown, the Lord Baltimore Hotel emanates a classic ambiance that is the perfect place to celebrate your timeless love. Established in 1928, the Lord Baltimore Hotel has been a premier wedding venue in the Baltimore area for those looking for the royal treatment on their special day. For more information on this beautiful venue, check out The Lord Baltimore Hotel Page.
With over twelve acres of green land, centered with a pergola, growing trees, and passionate life on state park property, it boasts a world of adventure to be had. With the wedding day enabling unique and ceremonious captures while the entire wedding party enjoys the serene atmosphere sipping on a glass of champagne in one of the two reception venues.
After 210 years of life in Maryland, The Elkridge Furnace Inn carries the stunning historic value from its origins as a worker’s dwelling after iron ore was found in the 1700s flowing through the nearby Patapsco River.
The Elkridge Furnace Inn is home to a reception venue of unending character. From the fields of green carrying out into the horizon and the stunning 17th-century architecture that stands strong to this day. Learn more on the page dedicated to the Elkridge Furnace Inn.
This historic mansion located just outside of Baltimore, Maryland, provides a unique wedding venue for those looking for the calm of the countryside. Located on 500 acres of beautiful rolling cattle farm and equestrian land, The Mansion at Valley Country Club provides an elegant and classic experience outside of the noise of the city. The historic mansion at Valley Country Club has been perfectly crafted to serve as an amazing wedding venue for your special day.
You can choose to have your ceremony indoors in the grand ballroom or outdoors in the beautiful gardens. For more information, please visit the page dedicated to the Mansion at Valley Country Club.
The Belvedere features five timeless experiences that are sure to fit any guest list. Whether you are looking for an elegant and classic ballroom or a modern view of the city, the Belvedere has what you are looking for. From a grand event to a casual gathering, the Belvedere has a space that will make your day exactly the way you’ve dreamt it. The Belvedere features five timeless experiences that are sure to fit any guest list. Whether you are looking for an elegant and classic ballroom or a modern view of the city, the Belvedere has what you are looking for. From a grand event to a casual gathering, the Belvedere has a space that will make your day exactly the way you’ve dreamt it. For more information, visit the Belvedere Ballroom page.
If you are looking to plan a unique wedding event, Pond View Farm is your destination. The wedding venue is sure to delight you and leave you and your guests with everlasting, beautiful memories. The stone-front pavilion with wood beams, high ceilings, and twinkling lights offers classic country vibes to couples for their big day. The majestic pond surrounded by weeping willow trees makes a scenic backdrop for amazing wedding photography. The lighted fountain offers a romantic spot for couples that want a dreamy wedding venue on their special day. And the ranch offers ample space for bridal party preparation and practice. For more information, and to see some real weddings I’ve photographed there, head over to the Pond View Farm page!
The Overhills mansion just one of the most historic wedding venues in all of Baltimore, Maryland. This century-old mansion boasts 30-acres of historic architecture and gardens. The extensive verandahs and statement-making columns make the Overhills Mansion a beautiful location for your special day. The interior is decorated with beautiful hardwoods and breathtaking marble. This location house is one of the biggest historic ballrooms in the Baltimore area. For this reason, the Overhills Mansion is often deemed one of the most exclusive wedding venues in Maryland. Head on over to the Overhills Mansion page to read more and to see some real weddings from this venue.
The Engineer’s Club at Garret-Jacobs mansion will transport you and your guests into old-world Baltimore. This historic mansion is one of the most elegant wedding venues in Baltimore and is sure to set the stage for one of the most important days of your life. The Engineers Club provides an incredible all-inclusive experience that ensures that your day is unforgettable. This is an all-inclusive venue that provides a luxurious experience on your wedding day. You will work with a personalized plan that will perfect your event to your every need. For more information, and to see some real weddings, head over to my Engineer’s Club page.
If you are looking for one of the most unique and magical wedding venues in Baltimore, Maryland, it does not get much better than the American Visionary Art Museum. Highly regarded as one of the best museums in America, The American Visionary Art Museum provides a special atmosphere for your special day. Not only do you get to say, ‘I do’, but you get to do it while surrounded by some of the best art in the world. The museum offers three unique venues that fit a wide range of guestlists. A wedding here will impress your guests and make for a truly unforgettable experience. For more information, head over to the American Visionary Art Museum page.
If you are looking to capture the imagination of all of your guests on your wedding day, the Baltimore Museum of Industry is a fantastic option for your venue. Located in Baltimore, Maryland, the Museum of Industry offers a historic venue that is sure to leave your guests speechless. From the waterfront views to the entrancing décor, this wedding venue is sure to make for one of the most memorable marriages in Maryland. There is nothing more memorable than a trip to the museum as a child. Capture that feeling of joy in every single one of your guests at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. The Museum offers several locations that can serve as the backdrop to your ceremony and reception. Check out the Baltimore Museum of Industry page to see what they have to offer!
If you are looking for a classic wedding venue in Baltimore, Turf Valley Resort is a great option. When it comes to venues, Turf Valley Resort offers a variety of options so you can be sure that your special day is absolutely perfect. Beautiful locations, large and intimate spaces, and a wide list of amenities make Turf Valley Resort one of the best places to say. ‘I Do’ in any season. Turf Valley Resort has been a go-to venue in the Baltimore – D.C. Area for over 30 years. The Resort resides on 1,000 acres of land. This venue is filled with breathtaking scenery and quick access to nature. Turf Valley’s in-house wedding planners and caterers have perfected the art of creating a memorable wedding day for you and your guests. For more information, check out my feature page on Turf Valley Resort.
This historic building is one of my favorite wedding venues in Baltimore – it is absolutely beautiful! Boasting nineteen grand ballrooms spread over five floors, this venue is one of the most sought after in Baltimore. Originally designed to be a masonic temple, the marble work throughout the property is exquisite!
I love that this venue is in the heart of Baltimore, making it easy to head on over to different locations in the city if desired. This is just an added bonus since you really don’t need to leave the building. Everywhere you turn is a new, different look!
Learn more about the pricing, options, and see some examples of real weddings I have photographed on the Grand Baltimore page!
The Evergreen Museum and Library provides a charming wedding venue for your special day. Located in Baltimore, Maryland, Evergreen Museum and Library provides a quaint wedding venue that is perfect for a personal and intimate event. Part of Johns Hopkins’ Library system, Evergreen features timeless venues both indoors and outdoors that are completely customizable so you can be sure that your special day is exactly how you’ve dreamt it up. If you would like some more information, visit my Evergreen Museum and Library page.
Located right off of the Inner Bay in downtown Baltimore, The Hyatt Regency features an amazing modern wedding venue that is sure to impress your guest and make your special day unforgettable. The Hyatt Regency features three outstanding venues that boast waterfront views. The Hyatt staff can help you craft these spaces so that they fit your personal needs. Every room can be set up in whatever way you like. Whether you are looking for an elegant indoor space or a beautiful outdoor space, the Hyatt Regency has a perfect option for you. To check out more about this venue, check out the Hyatt Regency Baltimore page.
The historic architecture and grand ceilings make the Peabody Library a premier choice for a memorable wedding venue. The Peabody Library has earned a place as one of the most prolific wedding venues in Baltimore. As part of the Johns Hopkins Library System the Peabody is the perfect place if you are going for the wow factor. Your ceremony will be hosted on the ground floor of the library. As you say your vows, five stories of bookshelves provide a breathtaking backdrop. The ceilings are incredibly high and feature a skylight that warms the room with the glow of natural light. To read more on what makes this wedding venue so special, head over to my Peabody Library page.