the pavilion at weatherly venue in maryland

Are you searching for dreamy Southern Maryland wedding venues? Look no further than The Pavilion at Weatherly! Situated amidst picturesque riverfront surroundings, The Pavilion offers an enchanting setting for your special day.

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

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Welcome to The Pavilion at Weatherly

Experience the magic of wedding day bliss at The Pavilion at Weatherly. Nestled along the banks of the Potomac River, our stunning waterfront wedding venue spans 25 acres of pristine, private land, boasting over 600 feet of shoreline. Follow the charming 800-foot lane lined with mature sugar maple trees to reach our majestic Georgian Colonial Manor House, where your love story unfolds amidst the scenic splendor of Southern Maryland.

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Southern MD’s Idyllic Wedding Venue

Join us on an unforgettable journey at The Pavilion at Weatherly, where the Potomac River sets the stage for tales of family, love, and cherished celebrations. In 2012, our home transformed into a haven for dreams, sparked by a DIY bride who recognized its potential and brought our picturesque wedding venue in Southern Maryland to life.

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Plan Your Dream Wedding in Maryland

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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Tailored Services & Amenities For Your Special Day

  • Exclusive venue access from 9 am to 11 pm
  • 7 dedicated hours for hosting your event
  • Full venue staff on-site for setup and breakdown
  • Day-of coordinator and virtual assistant for seamless planning
  • Access to getting-ready rooms and photo-friendly areas
  • Tables and chairs provided for up to 200 guests
  • Clean-up and repackaging of personal items handled by the venue

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Exceptional Catering

Culinary excellence is at the heart of any grand celebration, and at The Pavilion at Weatherly, we delight in working with specialty caterers. We have partnered with Lefty’s Barbecue Unlimited, Inc., masters of Southern-style cuisine since 1989, to bring bold and flavorful foods to your wedding reception. From homemade comfort foods to elegant plated dinners, our culinary partners can satisfy every palate, ensuring that your special day is not only memorable but also delicious.

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Galleries of Love and Celebration

Real Weddings at The Pavilion at Weatherly

Dive into our gallery and witness the magic of real weddings at The Pavilion at Weatherly. These love stories, captured through the lenses of expert photographers, offer a window into the enchantment that we strive to provide for each celebration. From the delicate decorations to the grandeur of the open-air receptions and ceremonies, you’ll find inspiration and assurance that your wedding day will be captivating.

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Picture-Perfect Moments Captured

Our venue is a photographer’s dream, especially for those specializing in wedding photography, with every corner offering a new opportunity for a picture-perfect moment. From the rolling greenery of our grounds to the rustic charm of our pavilion’s stonework, each photo captures a piece of the day’s joy and the venue’s splendor.

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Happy Couples Share Their Experiences

Our greatest joy comes from the glowing reviews and heartfelt words shared by couples who’ve celebrated their destination wedding with us. We cherish these stories of happiness as they reflect the passion and commitment we put into every event. Our couples often speak of the breathtaking scenery, the meticulous attention to detail, and the warm, attentive service that made their weddings extraordinary. It’s these experiences that fuel our dedication to making every wedding a cherished, once-in-a-lifetime event.


Reviewed by Natalie

We loved Weatherly. The view is gorgeous. Denise and their family were so helpful. It was an amazing experience. Highly recommended.

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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Accolades and Recognitions

The Pavilion at Weatherly stands proudly as a beacon of excellence in the wedding industry, thanks in part to our accolades and recognitions. Not only are we thrilled to be an esteemed “2024 Best of Weddings” winner, but we also carry the honor of being inducted into The Knot’s Hall of Fame, having won “Best of Weddings” more than four times. These awards highlight our commitment to creating unforgettable weddings and attest to the trust that so many couples place in us for their special day.

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Schedule a Tour and Consultation

We invite you to see the magic for yourself—schedule a tour and consultation with us at The Pavilion at Weatherly. Walk through our sublime spaces, envision your day, and discuss your ideas with our dedicated team. We’re here to ensure every question is answered and to start tailoring your dream wedding into a reality. Contact us now by clicking the button below to reserve your tour.

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FAQs About Booking Your Wedding

Why should I choose The Pavilion at Weatherly?

  • Explore a picturesque 25-acre waterfront farm with stunning panoramic views extending 20 miles along the Potomac River.
  • Enjoy the entire venue all to yourselves, guaranteeing a private and intimate atmosphere for your marital festivities.
  • Take advantage of separate ready rooms offering waterfront vistas and access to inviting porches, ideal for pre-ceremony preparations and serene moments.
  • Revel in the romantic ambiance of our 130-foot pier, adorned with charming solar lights, providing a magical setting for sunset views and photo ops over the water.
  • Benefit from the convenience of being just an hour away from Washington D.C., with easy access for you and your guests.
  • Enhance your celebration with optional additions such as captivating fireworks displays and exhilarating Splash Golf activities, adding excitement and flair to your special day.

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What are the available dates for hosting a wedding at The Pavilion at Weatherly?

To find out about available dates for your wedding at The Pavilion at Weatherly, please contact us directly by clicking the button below. Our schedule can fill up quickly, so we encourage you to reach out at your earliest convenience to secure your preferred date. We’re committed to accommodating your timeline and ensuring that your celebration is set for success.

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What are some planning tips I should keep in mind?

  1. Book Early: Secure your date as soon as possible to avoid scheduling conflicts, especially during peak wedding seasons.
  2. Tour the Venue: Take a tour of the venue to familiarize yourself with the layout, available amenities, and potential photo spots. This aids in visualizing your nuptial ceremony, enabling you to make knowledgeable choices while coordinating the event.
  3. Communicate Your Vision: Communicate your vision, preferences, and expectations with the venue coordinator and wedding vendors. This will ensure that everyone is on the same page and working towards creating your dream wedding.
  4. Consider the Weather: The weather in Maryland is known for its lack of predictability, therefore, it’s wise to prepare an alternative strategy if bad weather arises, particularly if you’re planning to hold your wedding ceremony or reception outdoors.
  5. Maximize Venue Features: Take advantage of the venue’s unique features, such as waterfront views, outdoor spaces, and elegant architecture. Incorporate these elements into your decor and overall wedding theme for a cohesive look.
  6. Personalize Your Wedding: Infuse your personality and love story into the wedding details, from the decor and music to the food and favors. This will make your wedding feel authentic and memorable for you and your guests.
  7. Stay Organized: Keep track of important dates, contracts, and vendor details using a wedding planning checklist or digital organizer. Staying organized will help you stay on top of tasks and alleviate stress as the big day approaches.
  8. Plan For Comfort: Consider the comfort of your guests by providing amenities such as shade, seating, and refreshments, especially for outdoor weddings during warmer months.
  9. Delegate Tasks: Don’t be afraid to delegate tasks to trusted friends or family members to help with wedding planning and day-of coordination. This will allow you to relax and enjoy your special day without worrying about logistics.
  10. Enjoy the Process: Above all, remember to enjoy the wedding planning process and cherish the moments leading up to your big day. Take time to celebrate milestones and share special moments with your partner, family, and friends. Ultimately, the day you exchange vows is a festivity of affection and dedication, and it ought to be brimming with delight and cheerfulness.

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Can the Pavilion at Weatherly accommodate dietary restrictions?

Absolutely! At The Pavilion at Weatherly, we work closely with you and your catering partner to accommodate any dietary restrictions. We aim to ensure all guests enjoy a delightful dining experience that meets their individual needs.

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What are some nearby places & attractions?

  • Calvert County
  • Annapolis
  • Baltimore
  • Breton Bay
  • Upper Marlboro
  • Calvert Marine Museum
  • Patuxent River
  • Huntingtown

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What is the weather like at Southern Maryland wedding venues?


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Low to Moderate




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What are some factors to consider when selecting a venue?

When selecting a venue for an event, several factors should be considered to ensure that it meets the needs and preferences of the hosts and guests.

  1. Location: The venue’s location should be convenient and accessible for the majority of attendees. Take into account elements like the closeness to transit centers, the variety of lodging choices available, and the general atmosphere of the neighborhood.
  2. Capacity: Ascertain the seating capacity of the location to verify it can adequately hold the attendees. Confirm there’s ample room for everyone to sit, eat, and partake in any scheduled events or performances.
  3. Amenities and Facilities: Evaluate the conveniences and services provided by the location, including sound and visual technology, food preparation options, availability of car spaces, washroom facilities, and features for ease of access.
  4. Ambiance and Style: Consider the ambiance and style of the venue about the theme or atmosphere you want to create for your event. Whether you prefer a modern, rustic, traditional, or elegant setting, choose a venue that aligns with your vision.
  5. Budget: Set a budget for the event and compare the cost of different venues to find one that fits within your financial constraints. Be sure to consider any additional fees or charges for services and amenities.
  6. Flexibility: Look for a venue that offers flexibility in terms of event timing, setup options, and customization opportunities. This allows you to personalize the space according to your preferences and needs.
  7. Reputation and Reviews: Research the venue’s reputation and read reviews from past clients to gauge their experiences. Look for testimonials, recommendations, and ratings to ensure that the venue is reputable and reliable.
  8. Weather Considerations: If your event is outdoors, consider the weather conditions and have a backup plan in case of inclement weather. Indoor venues should also have climate control options to ensure comfort for guests.

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Are there any other wedding venues nearby?

Yes! Woodlawn Farm, MGM National Harbor, Robin Hills Farm, and Flora Corner Farm are some other favorite wedding venue locations.

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Contact Us

Contacting The Pavilion at Weatherly is the first step towards turning your event dreams into reality amidst the picturesque backdrop of Southern Maryland’s Potomac River. Our dedicated team is committed to providing exceptional service and ensuring that every detail of your event is meticulously planned and executed. Whether you’re planning a wedding, corporate gathering, or special celebration, we’re here to assist you every step of the way.

Contact us by clicking the button below and filling out our website form. If you’re prepared to schedule your wedding day or are just interested in gaining further insight into our location and offerings, our team is on hand to respond swiftly to your questions and supply the necessary details to aid you.