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Imagine exchanging vows under a canopy of ancient oaks, sipping champagne on a sprawling veranda, as evening falls over rolling emerald hills. This could all be yours at one of the most stunning luxury wedding venues in Maryland, The Pavilion at Weatherly. According to WeddingWire, Maryland ranks in the top 10 for luxury venues nationwide. From its stunning architecture to its meticulously landscaped grounds, The Pavilion at Weatherly sets the stage for an unforgettable wedding experience, making it one of the best wedding venues in the state. In this blog, we’ll walk you through our ceremony and reception spaces and showcase some of our amazing amenities.

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

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Experience Unmatched Opulence

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What Defines a Luxury Wedding Venue?

When picturing luxury wedding venues, imagine spaces oozing sophistication and grandeur – places where no detail is overlooked in crafting an exquisite experience. We’re talking about exclusive locations with jaw-dropping architecture and high-end amenities galore. Where modern indulgences mingle with old-world charm, transforming your big day into a real-life fairy tale. From dazzling chandeliers to lush, manicured gardens – every aspect is designed to sweep you off your feet. These showstopping venues don’t just set the scene, they provide unrivaled service fit for modern royalty. Sound dreamy enough? Keep reading and start picturing your once-in-a-lifetime celebration.

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Maryland’s Unique Appeal For Luxurious Weddings

Maryland’s charm captivates couples with its rich history and natural elegance blend, offering a unique appeal for luxurious nuptials. Envision exchanging vows with a backdrop of serene waterfront views or amidst the grandeur of a historical mansion. The variety of landscapes from the tranquil Potomac or Chesapeake shores to the rolling hills of the countryside, provides a scenic canvas that complements any opulent wedding. Maryland’s distinct seasons also contribute to its allure, offering a range of atmospheres, from a warm, blooming spring to a crisp, vibrant fall. It’s this combination of picturesque settings and versatile venues that makes Maryland a sought-after location for those desiring luxury as they say “I do.”

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Discover The Pavilion at Weatherly

Imagine a place where time stands still as your dreams unfold against a tapestry of natural beauty and refined elegance — welcome to The Pavilion at Weatherly. Nestled on the shores of Southern Maryland, this premium waterfront property marries colonial charm with modern sophistication. As you wander down the enchanting 800-foot lane flanked by stately sugar maples, you’re greeted by our Manor House, a historic beacon of love stories past and present. With our 25 private acres and a 600-foot stretch of pristine shoreline, our property beckons you to begin your forever in style. We’re not just a venue; we’re a destination where your most cherished memories will take root.

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Our Ceremony and Reception Spaces

  1. The Potomac River Waterfront: Celebrate your special day at The Pavilion at Weatherly, where the serene beauty of the Potomac River sets a stunning stage. With 600 feet of waterfront access, this venue provides a breathtaking backdrop for your wedding ceremony, perfect for unforgettable photos and mesmerizing sunset views. The riverfront vistas at The Pavilion at Weatherly blend the natural elegance of the Potomac River with the joy of your celebration, creating an enchanting and memorable setting.
  2. The Pavilion: Located beside the Manor House and overlooking the Potomac River, the Pavilion boasts a timber frame structure spanning 7,800 square feet. The main party area of 6,000 square feet comfortably accommodates 250 guests, featuring authentic handcrafted Douglas Fir posts and beams that impart a contemporary, upscale country feel with a nautical twist. A glass wall facing the river, with 12 glass doors opening to the lawn and beach area, provides stunning views. The Pavilion also includes a 40-foot masonry fireplace with a gas fire, elegantly appointed restrooms, an inner corridor for vendor access, and a large bar area with three service stations. The full-service bar is finished with granite, copper, and antique mirrors, while the caterers’ kitchen is equipped with a freezer, refrigerator, ice machine, and stainless steel tables. There is also a dedicated loading dock area for catering support.
  3. The Manor House: The Manor House, a colonial-style gem, features two distinct getting-ready areas: the Carolina Suite and the Potomac Suite. The Carolina Suite offers luxurious preparation space with 16-foot vaulted ceilings, six makeup stations, three changing areas, a bathroom, a shower, and a built-in beverage/coffee bar. It exudes sophistication with granite counters and wood plank flooring, and sliding glass doors that open to an outdoor veranda with river views. The Potomac Suite provides a relaxing retreat for pre-celebration festivities, complete with makeup areas, large-screen TVs, games, a restroom, a shower, a fireplace, a refrigerator, and a bar area. Two sets of French doors lead to an expansive second-story porch, perfect for enjoying cornhole and breathtaking river views. The Manor House at The Pavilion at Weatherly ensures that wedding day preparations are both elegant and comfortable.
  4. The Pond & Shade Trees: Amidst the scenic beauty of our venue, the tranquil pond and shaded trees offer a serene backdrop for wedding festivities. Sunlight filtering through the leaves creates a peaceful ambiance, ideal for capturing romantic photos and enjoying memorable moments. This expansive outdoor space is perfect for lawn games, allowing guests to relax and enjoy the festivities by the tranquil waters or under the canopy of trees. Whether exchanging vows by the riverside or mingling with loved ones in the shaded areas, the outdoor amenities at our venue promise comfort and charm for your special day.

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Why Choose Us?

  • A picturesque 25-acre waterfront farm offering stunning 20-mile views of the Potomac River.
  • Enjoy private, exclusive access to the entire property, ensuring complete privacy for your event.
  • Our luxurious ready rooms with waterfront views and direct porch access are perfect for pre-ceremony preparations.
  • Our 130-foot pier is equipped with solar lights, providing a breathtaking waterfront setting for romantic photo ops.
  • We are onveniently located just one hour from Washington D.C. airports, making travel easy for guests.
  • We also offer unique add-on options such as spectacular fireworks displays and fun activities such as Splash Golf to enhance your celebration.

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Planning at Luxury Wedding Venues in Maryland

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Catering to Your Theme and Style

No two love stories are the same, and we believe your wedding should reflect that uniqueness in every detail. Our venue provides the perfect canvas to bring your vision to life. Our creative team works with you to understand your preferred color palette, design elements, and vibe to ensure that the decor, from table settings to floral arrangements, resonates with your style. If you’re dreaming of a themed wedding, we’re ready to step into the story, whether it’s whisking you away to a Gatsby-esque soiree indoors or an enchanted forest wedding outdoors, we’re here to make your wedding dream a beautiful reality. From the first sketch of your ideas during our planning sessions to the final touch of elegance on the day of your wedding, our total customization promise means we cater to every aspect of your theme and style. It’s your day, your dream, and our mission to materialize them both with grace and grandeur.

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Exclusive Packages and Services

We understand that your wedding day is one of the most significant days of your life, and that’s exactly why we offer exclusive packages and services designed to make it unparalleled. Our all-inclusive packages have been curated to take away the stress of planning and allow you to immerse yourself in the joy of the moment. From on-site flower arrangements and photography to gourmet catering and entertainment, we work with the finest vendors to match your needs. To enhance the exclusivity, we also offer services such as custom lighting designs, luxury transportation, and even fireworks displays for a truly memorable exit. We believe in going the extra mile, which is why we have a host of premium add-ons, that allow you to elevate your experience even further. With us, you’ll find that your options are as limitless as your vision.

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Planning Your Visit and Consultation

Embarking on the journey to select the perfect venue is a moment filled with anticipation and excitement. Equally important is evaluating potential vendors that will contribute to your event’s success. Planning your visit and consultation is an essential step in this process, and we invite you to do so with ease and confidence. During your visit, we’ll sit down for a personalized consultation to discuss your wedding vision. We recommend coming prepared with an estimated headcount, as this will help us tailor our recommendations for room arrangements and wedding packages to ensure we can accommodate your party comfortably. Feel free to share your inspirations—any photos, color swatches, or themes you’re drawn to. This insight is invaluable in helping us understand your style and how best to bring it to life. We’ll also delve into the details of your ideal timeline, from the ceremony to the last dance, pinpointing the elements that are most important to you. We’ll introduce you to the specialized services we offer so we can begin planning your celebration.

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FAQs: Luxury Wedding Venues in Maryland

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What are the average costs of a luxury wedding venue in Maryland?

The average cost of a luxury wedding venue in Maryland can vary widely based on several factors. These factors include the location of the venue, the season and day of the week of the wedding, the specific amenities and services provided, and the number of guests. For instance, waterfront venues or those with historical significance can sometimes come with a higher price tag due to their unique settings and exclusive features. Additionally, venues that offer comprehensive packages, including catering, decor, and coordination services, tend to be priced differently than those that require separate arrangements for these aspects.

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Can these venues accommodate large wedding parties?

Yes, many luxury wedding venues in Maryland are splendidly equipped to accommodate large wedding parties. Like ours, they typically have grand estates and expansive outdoor spaces designed for a sizable guest list. However, it’s essential to confirm the venue’s capacity during your visit and ensure there’s enough space for your expected attendees, including room for dining, dancing, and any additional activities you plan to include in your celebration.


Are there on-site accommodations available for guests?

We do not offer on-site lodging, but there are plenty of nearby hotels and airbnbs for you and any out-of-town guests.

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How far in advance should we book a luxury wedding venue?

For a luxury wedding venue in Maryland, we recommend booking at least 12 to 18 months in advance. Popular venues can fill up quickly, especially during peak wedding seasons, so the earlier you start your search, the better your chances are of securing your desired date. Plus, booking early gives you ample time to plan all the details that make your wedding truly special.

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What are some nearby cities and attractions?

  • Annapolis
  • Bay View
  • Columbia
  • Ellicott City
  • Baltimore County
  • Taneytown
  • Owings Mills
  • Elkridge

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Are there any other wedding venues nearby?

Yes, venues like Antrim, Chesapeake Bay Beach Club, Cloisters Castle, Turf Valley Resort, and Kentlands Mansion are nearby.

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What is the weather like seasonally in Maryland?

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Mild and pleasant weather, and blooming flowers ideal for outdoor weddings.




Warm to hot temperatures, popular for beach and waterfront venues, consider AC options.




Cool and comfortable weather, stunning foliage, perfect for outdoor and rustic settings.




Cold temperatures, potential for snow, ideal for indoor venues with cozy atmospheres.

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Start Planning

The Pavilion at Weatherly offers an unparalleled blend of elegance, exclusivity, and breathtaking scenery, ensuring your special day is truly unforgettable. Whether you envision waterfront wedding ceremonies along the Potomac River or a celebration in a historic manor house, our venue provides the perfect backdrop for your love story. From comprehensive amenities to personalized services, Maryland’s luxury venues cater to every detail, creating a seamless and memorable wedding experience. Ready to turn your dream wedding into a reality? Contact us today to schedule a tour and start planning the wedding of your dreams!