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Are you seeking picturesque Potomac River wedding venues? Look no further than The Pavilion at Weatherly, one of the top destinations for couples dreaming of a riverside celebration. With over 600 feet of private riverfront access, stunning views, elegant architecture, and exceptional amenities, The Pavilion at Weatherly offers an unforgettable setting for your special day.

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

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Introducing Potomac River’s Wedding Gem

Welcome to the Potomac River’s most enchanting wedding destination, where our passion is crafting the day of your dreams against a backdrop of breathtaking natural beauty. Situated alongside the tranquil Potomac River, our breathtaking waterfront wedding venue sprawls across 25 acres of immaculate, secluded terrain, graced with more than 600 feet of shoreline. Journey down the picturesque 800-foot lane flanked by majestic sugar maple trees to arrive at our grand Georgian Colonial Manor House, where your love story takes center stage amidst the picturesque beauty of Southern Maryland.

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Plan Your Maryland Wedding

We’ve created this helpful map so you can make the most of your wedding day (or weekend!) in Maryland. Explore local lodging options, landmarks, and nearby restaurants. Check out sites like The Knot Worldwide to find vendors in the area.

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Our Venue Spaces

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The Potomac Riverfront

  • Immerse yourself in the tranquil allure of the Potomac River at The Pavilion at Weatherly.
  • 600 feet of waterfront expanse provides a picturesque setting for your wedding ceremonies.
  • Offers an expansive backdrop for cherished photographs and front-row views of breathtaking sunsets.
  • Our dock provides more unique photo opportunities.

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The Pavilion

  • Adjacent to the Manor House, boasting Potomac River vistas.
  • 7,800 square feet of timber frame architecture.
  • Primary gathering/reception zone with the capacity to host a maximum of 250 attendees.
  • Constructed using genuine, traditionally handcrafted posts and beams made from Douglas Fir timber.
  • Radiates a sophisticated, modern atmosphere complemented by an enchanting maritime motif.
  • Includes a transparent wall that provides a view of the Potomac River and a dozen glass entrances that open out to the grassy lawn and sandy shore.
  • Showcases a magnificent 40-foot stone fireplace featuring a gas-powered flame.
  • Modern ADA-certified lavatories
  • Provides a generously sized lounge space featuring three serving counters.
  • Furnished with a comprehensive bar setup that boasts granite countertops, copper accents, and vintage mirror details.
  • Includes a caterers’ kitchen equipped with essential amenities and a dedicated loading dock for vendor access.

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The Manor House

  • Experience colonial-style elegance at The Manor House.
  • Features a pair of unique preparation spaces – the Carolina Suite and the Potomac Suite.
  • The Carolina Suite features 16-foot vaulted ceilings, six makeup stations, three changing areas, and a luxurious bathroom with a shower.
  • Integrated refreshment/coffee station, countertops of granite, and wooden plank floors enhance the elegance.
  • Glass sliding doors lead out to an exterior balcony that provides panoramic views of the river.

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Our Services & Amenities

We’ve thoughtfully curated a suite of amenities at The Pavilion at Weatherly to enhance your special day, alongside some necessary guidelines to ensure the safety and satisfaction of all. We offer elegant indoor and outdoor spaces, making us a versatile choice for any wedding theme.

  • Enjoy exclusive venue access from 9 am to 11 pm with 7 dedicated event hours
  • Our comprehensive package includes the cleanup and repackaging of personal items
  • Access to getting-ready rooms, photo-friendly areas, tables, and chairs for up to 200 guests
  • Assistance from the venue personnel at the location for both setup and cleanup operations
  • A coordinator for the day of the event and an online assistant to ensure smooth organization of the occasion.
  • Relax and indulge in pre-event pampering in our well-appointed getting-ready rooms

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Competitive Pricing For the Perfect Package

When it comes to pricing, we at The Pavilion at Weatherly believe in transparency and value. While we don’t have fixed prices to list here, rest assured that we offer a range of all-inclusive wedding packages that cater to a variety of budgets and preferences. Our packages are designed to deliver a comprehensive wedding experience without hidden costs or surprises. For the perfect blend of affordability and elegance, reach out, and we’ll tailor a quote that’s as bespoke as your wedding plans.

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Client Testimonials

Reviewed by Natalie

We loved Weatherly. The views are gorgeous! Denise and her family were so helpful. It was an amazing experience overall. Highly recommend.

Reviewed by Molly

Our wedding was better than I could’ve dreamed thanks to The Pavilion at Weatherly!! I love how we were able to get ready and have the ceremony, and the reception all in one place. Beautiful setting, friendly staff.

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Real Weddings

The true essence of The Pavilion at Weatherly shines through the stories of couples who’ve walked our grounds. Weddings here have varied from intimate sunset elopements to grand galas, each infused with personal touches. Imagine saying your vows as the river gently laps in the background, or your first dance under the chandeliers of our grand pavilion — our gallery is filled with such inspiring moments. We invite you to browse through these beautiful love stories to see how each couple’s unique flair turned our venue into the perfect setting for a day they’ll never forget.

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Why should I choose The Pavilion at Weatherly?

Breathtaking Waterfront Setting

  • Explore a picturesque 25-acre waterfront farm with stunning panoramic views extending 20 miles along the Potomac River.
  • Enjoy unparalleled vistas of the river, creating a mesmerizing backdrop for your wedding festivities.

Exclusive Venue Access

  • Relish in the unique opportunity to have the entire venue to yourselves, guaranteeing a private and intimate atmosphere for your marital celebrations.
  • Ensure that your special day is surrounded only by your loved ones, creating cherished memories in a secluded setting.

Inviting Ready Rooms

  • Take advantage of separate ready rooms offering waterfront vistas and access to inviting porches.
  • Ideal spaces for pre-ceremony preparations and serene moments, allowing you to relax and enjoy the anticipation of your wedding day.

Romantic Pier Experience

  • Revel in the romantic ambiance of our 130-foot pier, adorned with charming solar lights.
  • Provides a magical setting for sunset views over the water, creating unforgettable moments for you and your guests.

Convenient Location

  • Benefit from the convenience of being just an hour away from Washington D.C., with easy access for you and your guests.
  • Allows for stress-free travel arrangements, ensuring that everyone can join in the celebration without hassle.

Optional Enhancements

  • Enhance your celebration with optional additions such as captivating fireworks displays and exhilarating Splash Golf activities.
  • Adds excitement and flair to your special day, creating memorable experiences for you and your guests.

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What types of events does The Pavilion at Weatherly cater to?

The Pavilion at Weatherly is the perfect setting not only for wedding receptions and ceremonies but for various events. We cater to a range of celebrations including engagement parties, rehearsal dinners, post-wedding brunches, and anniversary soirees. The versatility of our spaces also allows us to host corporate events and other special occasions in a majestic waterfront setting.

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What are some nearby places & attractions?

  • Georgetown
  • Tysons Corner
  • Rockville Civic Center Park
  • Winchester
  • Bethesda

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What is the weather like seasonally at Potomac River wedding venues?


Temperature (F)










Low to Moderate




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What factors should I consider when selecting a wedding venue?

When selecting a venue for your wedding or event, several important factors should be considered to ensure it meets your needs and preferences. Here are some key factors to consider:

  1. Venue Navigation: Opt for a site that is easily reachable by both you and your attendees, taking into account elements like ease of access, closeness to hotels or lodging, and the duration of the journey.
  2. Capacity: Ensure the venue has adequate space to accommodate your anticipated guest count comfortably. Consider both indoor and outdoor spaces if you plan to have multiple activities or ceremonies.
  3. Consideration of Amenities and Facilities: Assess the provisions and services provided by the location, including options for vehicle parking, availability of washrooms, designated bridal areas, changing spaces, choices for food service, and multimedia equipment.
  4. Ambiance and Style: Consider the ambiance and style of the venue and whether it aligns with the theme and atmosphere you envision for your event. Whether you prefer rustic, modern, traditional, or romantic, choose a venue that reflects your desired aesthetic.
  5. Flexibility: Look for a venue that offers flexibility in terms of event setup, decor options, vendor choices, and event timing. Flexibility allows you to customize the space to suit your preferences and accommodate any special requirements.
  6. Budget: Determine your budget and inquire about the venue’s pricing structure, including rental fees, deposits, additional costs, and payment policies. Ensure that the venue’s pricing aligns with your budget constraints.
  7. Catering and Bar Services: If the venue offers in-house catering and bar services, review their menu options, pricing, and beverage packages. Alternatively, inquire about the venue’s policies regarding outside catering and alcohol service.
  8. Reviews and Recommendations: Research the venue’s reputation by reading reviews from past clients and visiting online platforms or social media channels. Furthermore, consider seeking advice from acquaintances, relatives, or wedding experts who are familiar with the location.
  9. Accessibility and Accommodations: Consider the accessibility of the venue for guests with mobility issues or special needs. Additionally, inquire about nearby accommodations, transportation options, and amenities for out-of-town guests.
  10. Regulations and Permits: Verify whether the venue complies with local regulations and obtain any necessary permits or licenses required for hosting events. This ensures that your event proceeds smoothly without any legal or logistical issues.

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Do you have a list of favored suppliers for additional services like picture-taking or floral arrangements?

Yes! We have a selection of preferred vendors for various services like photography, florals, and entertainment. We’re committed to providing you with excellence every step of the way. Our curated list consists of trusted vendors spanning across the bridal industry. These vendors are renowned for their exceptional services and can enhance the magic of your special day even further.

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Contact Us

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