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Dreaming of beach weddings in Maryland? Look no further than the Pavilion at Weatherly. Imagine exchanging vows with the gentle lapping of waves as your backdrop while the sun sets over the Potomac River. In this blog, we’ll showcase our venue spaces, explain our amenities and inclusions, and answer some FAQs.

Address: 14145 Banks O’dee Rd Newburg, Maryland 20664

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Seaside Romance: Maryland’s Beachfront Wedding Venues

Make your special day unforgettable at The Pavilion at Weatherly. Nestled along the historic Potomac River, our charming waterfront location spans over 600 feet of shoreline across 25 acres of pristine privacy. Follow the enchanting 800-foot lane, flanked by majestic sugar maple trees, leading to our grand Georgian Colonial Manor House. Here, amidst the scenic splendor of Southern Maryland, our waterfront property transforms your love story into a timeless celebration.

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Iconic Venue Options

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Experience the Tranquility of the Potomac River: Let the serene beauty of the Potomac River embrace your special occasion at The Pavilion at Weatherly. With 600 feet of waterfront charm, our venue provides an idyllic setting for a magical ceremony amidst nature’s breathtaking backdrop. Capture precious moments against the backdrop of panoramic vistas, where each snapshot becomes a cherished memento, and revel in the romantic glow of a sunset painting the sky. At The Pavilion at Weatherly, the allure of the Potomac River merges seamlessly with the jubilant celebration of your love.

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The Pavilion: Adjacent to the Manor House and overlooking the Potomac River, The Pavilion epitomizes elegance and craftsmanship. Spanning 7800 square feet, this timber-framed marvel exudes a modern rustic ambiance with a hint of nautical allure. Its expansive 6000 square feet main party area accommodates up to 250 guests, offering a sophisticated setting for your festivities. Featuring authentic handcrafted Douglas Fir posts and beams, a river-facing glass wall, and 12 glass doors leading to the lawn and beach area, The Pavilion immerses you in the natural splendor of the surroundings. A 40-foot masonry fireplace adds both warmth and ambiance, while impeccably appointed restrooms and a dedicated caterers’ kitchen ensure convenience and comfort for you and your guests.

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The Manor House: Radiating colonial-style elegance, the Manor House at The Pavilion at Weatherly serves as a picturesque backdrop for your wedding preparations. Boasting two distinct getting-ready areas—the Carolina Suite and the Potomac Suite—the Manor House ensures a blend of luxury and relaxation. The Carolina Suite features 16-foot vaulted ceilings, six makeup stations, and a built-in beverage/coffee bar, providing a lavish space for pre-wedding preparations. Sliding glass doors lead to an outdoor veranda, offering sweeping river views. Meanwhile, the Potomac Suite offers a serene retreat for relaxation and pre-celebration festivities, complete with makeup areas, large-screen TVs, and games. French doors open to an oversized second-story porch, where guests can partake in leisurely activities while enjoying breathtaking river views. With meticulous design and attention to detail, The Manor House at The Pavilion at Weatherly ensures that your wedding day preparations are both refined and comfortable.

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Unique Offerings and Inclusive Packages

Exclusive Amenities for a Worry-Free Celebration

Our exclusive packages are designed to ease the worries of wedding planning. Picture arriving at a setup that resonates with your dream wedding vision. We offer a preferred vendor list with trusted photographers, rental services, and other vendors for your peace of mine. With amenities like free parking and backup inclement weather spaces, all you need to do is soak in the joy of your celebration—stress-free. If you’re planning a destination wedding, we can conduct planning meetings virtually as well.

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Cuisine Choices to Enhance Your Riverfront Soirée

Dining by the water is an experience that tantalizes the senses, and our culinary offerings are crafted to complement the water’s bounty. You can select from a variety of cuisine options, from fresh, succulent seafood to hearty, gourmet fare. Each dish is prepared with a touch of local flavors and flair to ensure your waterfront soirée is enhanced by meals as memorable as the setting itself.

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Cocktail Hours and Receptions on Maryland’s Scenic Coast

Envision your wedding celebration during cocktail hour under the golden hues of a coastal sunset, with handcrafted drinks in hand, toasting to your future amidst Maryland’s scenic beauty. We curate these moments carefully, providing outdoor and indoor spaces that flow naturally from serene ceremonies to vibrant receptions. Whether it’s a refined affair or a toes-in-the-sand celebration, each reception is a testament to love and the luscious backdrop of our treasured shoreline.

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Versatile Settings – Swapping Sand For Green Waterfront Lawns

For those of us who adore the waterfront but prefer not to wed with sand between our toes, the versatility of our venue spaces shines brightly for wedding ceremonies. We offer lush, green lawns that spill towards the water’s edge, combining the elegance of a traditional garden ceremony with the resplendent backdrop of the bay. These manicured areas provide a prestigious alternative, allowing couples the flexibility to curate their environment to suit their style, and ensuring every wedding feels as unique as the love it celebrates.

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Breathtaking Waterfront Views

With panoramic waterfront views that stretch as far as the eye can see, every photograph captures not only a moment in time but a piece of timeless beauty. The glistening Potomac provides a breathtaking backdrop, ensuring that each snapshot becomes a treasured memento of your love story.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why should I choose a beach venue in Maryland for my wedding?

  • Embrace a fusion of natural beauty and historical charm by choosing a beach venue in Maryland for your wedding.
  • Maryland’s serene beaches, set against unique riverfront and coastal landscapes, provide a picturesque and romantic setting.
  • Beach weddings in Maryland offer more than just events; they’re immersive experiences that embody the laid-back luxury of seaside living.

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How can you personalize beach weddings in Maryland?

Personalizing your beach wedding ceremony in Maryland is all about infusing your style into the setting. Consider bespoke aisle décor with nautical touches, a custom arch brimming with local florals, or a signature cocktail inspired by the coastal surroundings. Your personal touch can be woven into every element, from the music echoing off the waves to the favors that speak to the heart of the bay.

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Is the weather a concern when it comes to planning a beach wedding in Maryland?

When planning a beach wedding in Maryland, always have a contingency plan for variable weather. Opt for venues that offer alternative indoor spaces, and consider the comfort of your guests with amenities such as heaters or fans. Our venue offers both! Keep abreast of seasonally appropriate attire and tenting options, and always communicate potential changes ahead of time to ensure a smooth transition, should the weather take an unexpected turn.

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What are some popular places and attractions in the area?

  • Baltimore
  • Annapolis
  • Delaware
  • Assateague Island
  • Pasadena

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How can I reserve The Pavilion for my wedding?

Take the first step towards turning your dream wedding into a reality by reaching out to us by clicking the button below for a complimentary consultation. Let’s explore how we can customize our wedding packages to bring your vision to life. We can’t wait to meet you, hear your story, and embark on this magical journey together. Booking your consultation marks the beginning of crafting a celebration that reflects your uniqueness and love. Let The Pavilion at Weatherly be the place where your forever begins!

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What sets The Pavilion at Weatherly apart from other wedding venues?

  • Mesmerizing riverfront panoramas and extensive waterfront access along the Potomac River.
  • Immerse yourself in the charm of our exquisite main house, featuring distinct bridal and groom’s suites.
  • Revel in the airy ambiance of our open-air pavilion, offering breathtaking views of the river.
  • Say “I do” at our captivating river ceremony site, adding enchantment to your vows.
  • Enjoy the exclusivity of private access to our entire property, ensuring an intimate celebration.
  • Prepare for your big day in luxurious style with separate ready rooms boasting scenic waterfront views and porch access.
  • Witness the splendor of sunset over the water from our 130-foot pier, embellished with enchanting solar lights.
  • Conveniently located just an hour from Washington DC, with seamless access from the airport.
  • Enhance your festivities with optional fireworks and indulge in the excitement of Splash Golf.

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Contact Us

Please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at The Pavilion at Weatherly for any questions or to arrange a visit to our captivating venue. Whether you’re organizing a wedding, corporate gathering, or any other special occasion, our committed team is here to guide you through the process. Reach out to us by clicking the button below and completing the contact form on our website. We eagerly await your message and the opportunity to bring your event visions to life at The Pavilion at Weatherly!