the pavilion at weatherly

Are you searching for the best Maryland wedding venues with unforgettable views, luxury services, and amenities? Well, you’re in luck! The Pavilion at Weatherly is your dream waterfront event venue in Newburg, MD.

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

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Setting the Stage for Unforgettable Maryland Weddings

Finding your dream venue is one of the most crucial steps in creating your magical wedding day. In Maryland, known for its picturesque landscapes and diverse venue options, you’re spoiled for choice when it comes to selecting a site that will make your dream day a reality. Working with a skilled event planner can ensure that your selected venue aligns perfectly with your vision and expectations.

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The Distinct Charm of the Pavilion at Weatherly

Your dream celebration begins at The Pavilion at Weatherly. Nestled along the picturesque Potomac River, our charming waterfront venue spans over 600 feet of shoreline across 25 acres of pristine privacy. Meander down our captivating 800-foot lane, adorned by majestic sugar maple trees, leading you to the grand colonial Manor House. Explore our venue spaces, both outdoors and indoors, and tell us your vision. Here, amidst the scenic beauty of Southern Maryland, your love story transforms into a timeless celebration.

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Our Venue Spaces

We pride ourselves in offering a variety of venue spaces, so no matter your taste, we can tailor them to meet your wedding day needs. Every setting promises an event to remember, from sweeping waterfront lawns to the opulent pavilion.

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The Potomac River Waterfront

Discover the tranquility of the Potomac River waterfront at The Pavilion at Weatherly. Our venue boasts 600 feet of waterfront access. This enchanting backdrop sets the stage for wedding ceremonies, offering ample space for cherished photo opportunities and a spectacular view of the sunset. The waterfront views at The Pavilion at Weatherly blend the natural elegance of the Potomac River with the joyous celebration of your love, creating an enchanting destination for your special day.

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The Pavilion

The Pavilion, positioned next to the Manor House, offering panoramic views of the Potomac River, is a timber-framed structure spanning 7,800 square feet. The main party area covers 6,000 square feet, accommodating up to 250 guests. Crafted with authentic Douglas Fir posts and beams, it exudes an upscale, contemporary country ambiance with a touch of nautical flair. The expansive glass wall facing the Potomac River, along with 12 glass doors leading to the lawn and beach area, enhances the scenic experience.

Inside, a grand 40-foot masonry fireplace with a gas fire adds warmth, complemented by elegantly appointed restrooms and an inner corridor for vendor access. The large bar area, perfect for signature cocktails during cocktail hour, boasts three service stations, catering to the needs of 250 guests, and features a full-service bar adorned with granite, copper, and antique mirror finishes. For catering support, there’s a dedicated loading dock area, while the caterers’ kitchen comes equipped with a freezer, refrigerator, ice machine, and stainless steel tables.

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The Manor House

The Manor House at The Pavilion at Weatherly stands as a colonial gem, offering two distinct spaces for wedding preparations: the Carolina Suite and the Potomac Suite. With its 16-foot vaulted ceilings, the Carolina Suite provides a luxurious setting featuring six makeup stations, three changing areas, a bathroom, a shower, and a bonus built-in beverage/coffee bar. Adorned with granite counters and wood plank flooring, this sophisticated suite opens up to an outdoor veranda, offering sweeping views of the river.

In contrast, the Potomac Suite is designed as a retreat for relaxation and pre-celebration festivities. Equipped with makeup areas, large-screen TVs, and games, the suite ensures a delightful experience. It includes a restroom, shower, fireplace, refrigerator, and a bar area to meet every need. Two sets of French doors lead to an expansive second-story porch, creating a scenic setting overlooking the lawn games and breathtaking river views. Meticulously crafted, The Manor House at The Pavilion at Weatherly is tailored to make your wedding day preparations both refined and comfortable, while providing gorgeous backdrops for your wedding photos.

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Our Services and Amenities

Our team at The Pavilion at Weatherly goes above and beyond to ensure that every aspect of your wedding runs smoothly. Here are some of the services and amenities you’ll find at The Pavilion:

  1. Our expert staff is committed to personalizing your wedding day to reflect your unique love story. We offer tailored venue-only wedding packages and BYO vendor recommendations to ensure your special day is unique to you.
  2. If you opt for an outdoor ceremony, it will be framed by stunning natural beauty, requiring minimal additional decoration.
  3. We offer both indoor and outdoor options to suit your vision, weather forecast, and guest count.
  4. We book one wedding per day, which means our attention is entirely devoted to your event.
  5. Our location is both accessible and secluded for guest convenience and privacy.
  6. A choice of preferred vendors is shared for quality and reliability, but we are open to other suggestions for pre-approval.
  7. We offer a variety of onsite amenities for guests to enjoy, making their stay more comfortable.
  8. We offer the flexibility to host various wedding-related events, such as rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, and farewell brunches.

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FAQs About Maryland Wedding Venues

What makes The Pavilion at Weatherly stand out?

The Pavilion at Weatherly distinguishes itself through its breathtaking waterfront location and exceptional service. The panoramic views of the Potomac River, combined with exclusive use of the private estate, ensure a sense of luxury and intimacy. Moreover, our team’s dedication to excellence guarantees a smooth and memorable wedding experience for every couple.

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How can I choose the perfect wedding venue in Maryland?

Choosing the perfect venue for a wedding is a significant and exciting decision for couples. When it comes to selecting a wedding venue in Maryland, there are several factors that couples should consider to ensure their big day reflects their unique vision and meets their practical needs. Here’s a guide on how couples should choose their perfect Maryland venue:

  • Start by defining the vision you have for your wedding day. Consider the overall theme, style, and atmosphere you want to create. Do you envision a rustic barn wedding, an elegant ballroom affair, or a waterfront celebration?
  • Take into account the number of invitees you expect to have. Confirm that the selected location can adequately hold the number of people on your guest list. Some venues may have guest minimums or maximums, so be mindful of these requirements.
  • Think about the location of the venue about where most of your guests will be coming from. Consider factors like travel time, parking availability, and whether there are nearby accommodations for out-of-town guests.
  • Assess the aesthetic appeal of the venue and how well it aligns with your vision. Look at the architecture, landscaping, and overall ambiance. Many venues offer different spaces within their property, so explore all options.
  • Inquire about the services and amenities offered by the venue. Some venues provide in-house catering, event coordination, and other services, while others may require you to bring in external vendors.
  • If you’re considering an outdoor wedding, have a contingency plan for inclement weather. Venues with indoor and outdoor options or flexible spaces can provide peace of mind in case of unexpected weather changes.
  • Schedule visits to multiple venues to get a feel for each space. Take note of the ambiance, lighting, and overall atmosphere. Don’t be afraid to ask questions about policies, restrictions, and what’s included in the rental.
  • Research the experiences of other couples who have hosted their weddings at the venues you’re considering. Read reviews online and ask for recommendations from friends, family, or wedding professionals.

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Can you recommend intimate Maryland wedding venues for smaller weddings?

Certainly! For smaller, more intimate weddings in Maryland, consider charming inns, historic mansions, or cozy garden settings that offer personalized spaces for a close-knit celebration. Venues like ours or Ceresville Mansion and The Cloisters Castle, provide an intimate atmosphere, top-notch services, and a picturesque backdrop for your special day.

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What are some tips for planning an outdoor wedding in Maryland?

Planning your dream wedding involves numerous details and tasks to ensure a smooth and memorable celebration. Here are some steps to help you plan your outdoor wedding:

  • Establish a wedding timeline, including the wedding date, major milestones, and deadlines for tasks such as booking vendors, sending invitations, and finalizing details.
  • Create a preliminary guest list to estimate the number of attendees. This will be essential for choosing a venue and determining catering needs.
  • Select a wedding venue that aligns with your vision, budget, and guest count. Consider the location, style, and amenities offered by different venues.
  • Research and hire key vendors, including a photographer, videographer, florist, caterer, and entertainment.
  • Select a theme or design that mirrors your characters and tastes. This will influence decisions regarding decor, color schemes, and attire.
  • Shop for wedding attire and allow time for alterations.
  • Outline the ceremony and reception details, including the order of events, seating arrangements, and any special rituals or traditions.
  • Arrange transportation for the wedding party and guests, especially if there are multiple locations for the ceremony, reception, and accommodations.
  • Set up a wedding registry to make it easy for guests to choose gifts. Offer an assortment of products at various cost levels.
  • Work with the caterer to plan the menu, taking into account dietary restrictions and preferences. Select a wedding cake or dessert option.
  • Reserve accommodations for out-of-town guests and, if necessary, for the wedding night. Negotiate group rates if applicable.
  • Obtain the necessary marriage license according to the regulations of your location. Check the expiration date and any waiting periods.
  • Plan and host a rehearsal dinner for the wedding party and close family members. Use this time to go through the ceremony details.
  • Inquire about whether your venue has a back-up plan in case of inclement weather. (The Pavilion at Weatherly does!)
  • On the wedding day, tie the knot, relax, and enjoy the celebration. Trust your planning and take in the special moments with your loved ones.

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Do you offer accommodations?

Although we don’t offer on-site accommodations, rest assured, we have a plethora of nearby hotel options like Royal Sonesta Harbor Court and delightful Airbnbs to ensure your guests have a comfortable place to unwind after celebrating your special day.

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What are some nearby places?

  • Baltimore
  • Ellicott City

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What are your venue rental fee inclusions?

  • Private entry to the facility is available from 9 in the morning until 11 in the evening.
  • 7 hours committed to your function
  • Access to getting-ready rooms
  • Picturesque photo spots available
  • Seating arrangements including chairs and tables to accommodate as many as 200 attendees.
  • Dedicated venue staff for setup and breakdown
  • Support from a required day-of coordinator
  • Assistance from a virtual assistant for seamless planning and execution

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Contact Us

At The Pavilion at Weatherly, we understand the importance of personalizing your wedding experience. Our dedicated team is here to assist you every step of the way, from the initial inquiry to the final moments of your celebration. Feel free to reach out to us through the provided contact information or through clicking the button below, to discuss your vision, ask questions, or schedule a venue tour.

Contact Information

  • Phone: 301-385-8969
  • Address: 14145 Banks Odee Rd, Newburg, MD 20664

Venue Tour

Embark on a guided tour of our stunning venue, where you can explore the enchanting spaces that will frame your special day. During the tour, you’ll have the opportunity to:

  1. Discover Ceremony and Reception Spaces: Explore our various indoor and outdoor settings, from the scenic garden ceremony site to the elegant reception hall with Potomac River views.
  2. Visit Getting-Ready Suites: Step into our getting-ready suites, including the Carolina Suite and Potomac Suite, designed for your comfort and convenience.
  3. Experience the Pavilion: Witness the grandeur of the Pavilion, featuring a timber frame, an expansive main party area, and a glass wall facing the Potomac River.
  4. Discuss Packages and Customization: Our team will guide you through available packages and discuss how we can tailor the venue to suit your unique preferences.
  5. Answer Your Questions: Feel free to ask any questions you may have about the venue, services, and the planning process. We’re here to ensure you have all the information you need to make informed decisions.

To schedule your venue tour or inquire further, contact us through the provided channels or by clicking the button below. We look forward to helping you create unforgettable moments at The Pavilion at Weatherly!