A successful event requires the right venue to transport your guests into the right mindset. We are a preferred Baltimore caterer in all major venues in downtown Baltimore and surrounding areas. Let one of our event managers find the right venue for you.
Allow the professionals at ROUGE Fine Catering to help you select the perfect location and evaluate your rental needs. Seated gala for 300? Eclectic cocktail reception for 80? As part of our comprehensive services package, we can help you to secure meetings, walk-throughs, and contracts. We have established strong relationships with the following venues and encourage you to explore their web sites. Just remember: ROUGE sent you.
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Annapolis Maritime Museum & Park
Located within walking distance of downtown Annapolis and surrounded by the stunning backdrop of Back Creek and the Chesapeake Bay, the Annapolis Maritime Museum is uniquely poised to make for an unforgettable event. Our 2,500 sq ft climate controlled Bay Room is easily configured for a sit-down dinner or reception-style event, our waterfront deck with custom tent is perfect for a wedding ceremony or cocktail hour, and our piers are the perfect excuse to arrive in style by boat!
The historic McNasby Oyster Company has served as the perfect home for the Annapolis Maritime Museum since 2001. The company’s success was built on the watermen’s knowledge of the Chesapeake Bay, its health, and the ecological diversity of this vast body of water. What better place for the Annapolis Maritime Museum to call home and pursue its mission of educating and informing the public of the enormous ecological wealth and history of the Chesapeake Bay? You will have the museum and the surrounding docks, beachfront side yard, Barge House all to yourselves, so give your guests a true Annapolis experience at the Annapolis Maritime Museum!
Historic London Town & Gardens
We offer year-round rental options. The Glass Pavilion, covered decks, and 40×40 white organdy draped tent from (April to November) offer vistas of the South River, with tables and chairs for seating up to 160 for dinner and dancing. In winter months, the Glass Pavilion alone can host 85 seated with up to 125 for standing cocktail receptions. The Riverfront Deck, ornamental perennial and woodland gardens and paths, surrounding patios, and lawns offer outdoor sites for ceremonies and receptions up to 160 with room for additional tenting to accommodate 185.
Set on a picturesque bluff overlooking the South River just minutes from Annapolis and The Naval Academy, Historic London Town and Gardens is fast becoming the premier Annapolis waterfront venue for weddings and receptions, rehearsal dinners, bridal luncheons, and showers. You are the only party present on the day of your wedding, so you and your guests can experience the peace and beauty that is London Town and make this your day to remember.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
The Philip Merrill Environmental Center—headquarters for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation—provides a magical waterfront setting for your next special event. Among the world’s “greenest buildings,” the Merrill Center is surrounded by acres of unspoiled natural beauty. The facility offers extraordinary views of the Chesapeake Bay—both inside and out—that are unmatched by any venue in the area.
Just minutes from downtown Annapolis, the Merrill Center is fully equipped to handle a wide variety of social events and occasions. Whether you’re planning an elegant, formal, or casual wedding; or a barbeque on the beach, the Chesapeake Bay is the perfect backdrop.
ROUGE is certified to work as a Green Caterer with the Chesapeake Bay Foundation where rigid standards of practice have been achieved without sacrificing quality, sophistication, or variety.
All three floors of the gorgeous Fava Building at 1840s Plaza are now available for special events! With decor varying from the Latin-inspired first-floor 1840s Cabaret to the second floor 1840s City Lites featuring authentic Baltimore vignettes and lounge-like atmosphere, and the elegant 1840s Ballroom with breathtaking city views, hardwood dance floor, crystal chandeliers, and hand-painted murals of historic Baltimore there is a space for every vision and every budget!
Highlight your special day with an amazing site. Come take a peek at Baltimore’s most unique ballroom and all that we have to offer!
American Visionary Museum
The Sculpture Barn & Wildflower Garden can accommodate up to 125 for a seated dinner with dancing and includes a beautiful attached garden perfect for ceremonies or cocktails. The 3rd floor banquet room of the JRVC building can accommodate up to 450 guests with stunning panoramic views of the harbor and city skyline. For more intimate affairs, the Permanent Gallery space inside the main museum building is available for groups of 40 or less.
Nestled at the base of historic Federal Hill and in the heart of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, the American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM) is a unique and fun venue for weddings and events. If you have a vision for artist details, this is the perfect venue to host your wedding.
Baltimore Museum of Industry
Decker Gallery and Industry Terrace: Our Decker Gallery offers a unique and historic backdrop for corporate events, cocktail receptions, banquets, fundraisers, reunions, weddings, bar and bat mitzvah celebrations, and anniversary parties. It accommodates 300 guests for a seated, served event, 250 seated with space for a dance floor and food stations, and 500 or more for cocktail reception-style service. A floor to ceiling wall of windows and an outdoor waterfront terrace offer a spectacular view of the historic Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Outdoor pavilion and point: An unforgettable waterfront setting with a spectacular view, our open-air pavilion accommodates up to 500 guests for a cocktail reception-style service.
The Baltimore Museum of Industry is a spectacular site for your special event, meeting, or celebration. Our waterfront location, on-site parking and historic venue will make your event unforgettable. The BMI has indoor and outdoor spaces which are available from 6:00 pm to midnight.
Centrally located in the historic Mount Vernon Cultural District, one of Baltimore’s best neighborhoods, Chase Court is a simple yet elegant and intimate setting for the ceremony and reception of your dreams as well as for exceptional corporate events. In Chase Court’s private clearing-in-the-forest, shaded garden, and air-conditioned 125-seat Gothic Ballroom, you’ll enjoy a very special experience in a romantic, elegant, intimate, and completely comfortable environment. Convenient parking, easy highway access, many nearby hotels.
Intimate, romantic, lush private gardens, exquisite, air-conditioned 125-seat Gothic Ballroom, this is the perfect venue for a beautiful, intimate wedding. Parking and hotels are convenient and easy, with quick access to interstate highways, and BWI.
Clipper Mill Pool
The buildings that comprise the Clipper Mill complex date back to the 1850s. As the Poole and Hunt Foundry, the complex was an integral part of Baltimore’s and the nation’s manufacturing economy as they produced steam engines, steam boilers, the Leffel American double turbine water-wheel, circular and gang saw-mills, crushers for various milling and mining operations, railroad cars and engines, and screw pile lighthouses. Specifically, the site had close ties to the city and country’s burgeoning railroads, which started in Baltimore, as it made major machine pieces for the railroads.
Clipper Mill possesses an undeniable charm and character. Here, you can live, work, and play within the wooded Jones Falls Valley, nestled between Hampden, Woodberry, and Druid Hill Park. Clipper Mill is close to everything you love and need in the city, including great shopping and dining, cultural attractions, and public transportation. This is a beautiful and historic venue for your special event.
Enoch Pratt Library
With a three-story sky lit atrium and terrazzo floors, the Central Hall is a grand space ideally suited for large gatherings, allowing room for dancers, minglers, and nibbling networkers. Procedures and rates for renting Central Hall is different from all other meeting rooms in the library. Other arresting features are the ornate ceiling of the Audio-Visual Sights and Sounds Department, adapted from a design in the Vatican, the illuminated skylight above the Central Hall, and the decorative brass grillwork throughout the building. The great Central Hall is decorated with the devices of famous printers and publishers. Murals at the north and south ends picture Gutenberg and Caxton. Paneling and wainscoting of Loredo chiaro and Pyrenees black and white marble, with walnut woodwork, give the interior warmth and brightness.
The Central Hall is currently unavailable to rent and under renovation until 2018.
Frederick Douglass & Isaac Myers Maritime Park Museum
The Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park and Museum is an ideal venue to enjoy weddings, galas, receptions, holiday parties, club meetings, corporate events or any other milestone celebration. Our exceptional spaces provide gorgeous and spectacular views of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Whether you plan your next event on The Courtyard, Pier, Promenade, Founders Room, Herbert Bearman Community Art Gallery, or the Harbor View Room and Terrace, we are certain our locale and facility will add extraordinary flair to your special occasion. We provide endless options to rent spaces collectively or separately to create your own unique vibe and setting.
The Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park and Museum is a Living Classrooms Foundation campus and national heritage site that celebrates the legacy of Baltimore’s own Frederick Douglass, Isaac Myers, and the first shipyard established by African-Americans in 1868 at the water’s edge on the Inner Harbor in historic Fells Point.
The Glass Pavilion (Johns Hopkins University)
The Glass Pavilion is a jack of all trades venue. Whether you are planning a corporate function or a summer wedding, think of this ideal venue centrally located on the JHU Homewood Campus.
The space can hold events for up to 150 guests. They offer 25 round tables and 250 black folding chairs which are included in the price. This is a great venue for a small, classic, and beautiful wedding or event.
For smaller events or meetings consider the Constellation Captain’s Cabin. For more than a century the captains of USS Constellation wined and dined dignitaries and planned strategies here in the heart of the ship. Whether entertaining a client or just having a once in a lifetime family dinner, an event in the Captain’s Cabin will be remembered forever. Seating 14 comfortably, you can imagine you and your guests underway for the far side of the world. The Captain’s Cabin is equipped with heat and air conditioning for use year-round.
Unique waterfront venues, located in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, walking distance from the Convention Center, and many of the surrounding downtown hotels. Offering cannon firings, guided tours, and great photo opportunities onboard and on the pier. For small events and intimate weddings, this may be the perfect venue for your event.
Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall
The Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall is proud to serve as the home of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra and Maestra Marin Alsop. With a seated capacity of 2,443, the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall is ideally suited for a variety of events. In our more than 30 year history, we have hosted a variety of diverse events including symphonic music, contemporary artists, jazz and gospel performances to family and community events, comedy shows, and rock concerts. In addition to our state-of-the-art auditorium, our expanded lobby space and adjacent rooms are ideal for receptions, galas and banquets, private parties, weddings, and other large-scale events. We also provide pre-tour rehearsal space for musical artists and other productions.
We understand that no single event is the same, and we will work closely with you to build a rate package specific to your needs. Final rates will be determined upon advancing the details of your event.
The Maryland Zoo
The Mansion House at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore (circa 1801) is a truly elegant setting for special occasions. Large windows on all sides of the stately, wrap-around porch overlook Druid Hill Park and the older treed areas of the Zoo. Adding to the majestic ambiance are individually controlled chandeliers showcasing buttery yellow paintwork, white trim and gold leaf detailing. The unique four-sided layout of the fully enclosed and carpeted porch easily facilitates an event flow. The Lakeside Pavilion can be used for a one-hour wedding ceremony if reserved in conjunction with the Porch for the reception. The Lakeside Pavilion is a private, serene setting with a spectacular waterfront view complete with a fountain. This intimate area on Boat Lake is the perfect backdrop for your special day.
The Mansion House at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore (circa 1801) is a truly elegant setting for special occasions. Large windows on all sides of the stately, wrap-around porch overlook Druid Hill Park and the older treed areas of the Zoo.
Our open floor plan allows for flexible, creative set up for up to 1,000 guests. Our dramatic Atrium, with its 40 foot glass ceiling, can be rented separately from the Museum, and provides an additional 10,000 square feet of space, ideal for banquet or theater style seating, or a dance floor. Picture your guests zooming down our 35-foot slide, exploring an Egyptian tomb and scaling a 3-story rope bridge by night’s end!
Centrally located in the historic Fish Market at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, Port Discovery is an 80,000 square foot Museum, with 3 floors of unique exhibits that will magically transform adults into kids again!
Preston Hall offers a unique and refined venue for the discriminating client planning either business or social events such as weddings, receptions, networking functions, parties, or corporate events. The grand ballroom, with overlooking balcony, accommodates up to 350 banquet style or almost 500 for a meeting when utilizing both levels. Rental includes a staffed parking lot with free parking for your event.
Preston Hall is located in the heart of Baltimore’s prestigious Cultural District with easy access from I-83 and all major points in the city and surrounding areas.
The exterior of Westminster Hall retains its early Gothic Revival appearance and the interior is a blend of the old and new with a tiered stage, elegant stained glass windows, balconies, a fully restored 1882 Johnson pipe organ, dressing room for weddings, a service kitchen, and plenty of room for all kinds of celebrations! The Hall can accommodate up to 250 guests, but is still intimate enough for a group as small as 50. Both your wedding ceremony and reception can be conveniently held in our beautiful Hall–in this case the Hall can comfortably accommodate up to 175 people, including the Bridal Party.
Westminster Hall is a beautiful historic building located at the intersection of Greene and Fayette Streets in downtown Baltimore. Westminster Hall, formerly Westminster Presbyterian Church, was completed in 1852–more than 60 years after the Westminster Burying Grounds were established.
A venue with a lot of character, heart, and passion. It is a community space that is available for a multitude of rental options: weddings, lectures, meetings, live shows, etc. The venue is inside the St. John’s United Methodist Church and above Red Emma’s Bookstore. The space is accented with high ceilings, columns, and stained glass windows.
The Clark Room provides a cooperatively managed events venue, 2640, which is a joint venture between Red Emma’s Bookstore Coffeehouse and St. John’s United Methodist Church.
Baltimore Museum of Art
Select areas of the museum are available to rent for private events. The beautifully renovated Dorothy McIlvain Scott American Wing provides the ideal setting for milestone celebrations, intimate dinner parties, wedding ceremonies and receptions, rehearsal dinners, bar and bat mitzvahs, business mixers, board meetings, holiday parties, and more. Space options at the BMA include: Majestic Fox Court, Mosaic-filled Antioch Court (Schaefer Court), Stately Woodward Gallery, Zamoiski East Entrance Lobby, and Outdoor Sculpture Gardens.
Corporate Council Members and Curator’s Council Members (at the $2,500 level and above) receive reduced rental rates on all space options.
Brookshire Suites is a blended combination of Baltimore’s urban spirit and the vibrant synergy that comes from it’s community. We’ve crafted a lifestyle boutique hotel that welcomes you to Baltimore. The Brookshire Suites provides easy access to downtown Baltimore’s exciting spectrum of sights and neighborhoods. Stroll to the scenic Inner Harbor, explore the delicious stalls of Cross Street Market, attend a conference at the nearby Baltimore Convention Center, and catch an Orioles game at historic Camden Yards.
The “Club Level 12” and “Studio B” are located on the 12th floor and allow you to enjoy amazing views of Baltimore’s waterfront and inner harbor. With space for up to 125, we keep it simple by offering space for local social events, meetings, AV needs, and unlimited catering options.
Corradetti Glassblowing Studio
Corradetti Glass Studio is an ideal venue for an intimate wedding reception, dinner or cocktail party, group glassblowing, or corporate teambuilding event. Exciting glassblowing activities can be customized for your group for an additional fee. An elevated stage at one end of the space accommodates small ceremonies, live bands, DJs, and you may also plug your iPod into our included sound system. The built in bar, glass sculptural elements, and hanging party lights are permanent fixtures. The glowing glass furnace adds to the charm. Additional decor is not necessary in this rustic, artistic interior.
Located in Baltimore’s historic mill area in Woodberry, and easily accessible from Route 83 or the Woodberry Light Rail stop. The family run glass studio is a magnificent must see facility, perfect for anyone who prides themselves on hosting their event in the most unique venue in the area!
Cylburn provides the best of both world’s for all Baltimore brides and grooms! The mansion was a summer home built during the Civil War, now home base for Cylburn Arboretum Association and Baltimore City Recreation and Parks, Horticultural Division. First floor of the mansion is available for rental which can seat 75-100 for dinner in three rooms. as well as the grounds near the mansion. Additionally, tenting is available on the grounds on a limited basis. Cylburn also offers its Vollmer Center auditorium which is available for meetings, special events, weddings, celebrations, etc. The Auditorium can seat 200 for dinner service with 200 matching chairs as well as tables provided.
ROUGE is certified to work as a Green Caterer with the Cylburn Arboretum where rigid standards of practice have been achieved without sacrificing quality, sophistication, or variety. This venue is the ideal spot for a small and intimate wedding, with lovely views and beautiful surroundings.
Evergreen Museum & Library
Carriage House: Built in the 1870s, Evergreens Carriage House offers an abundance of delightful and unique indoor and outdoor spaces, perfect for receptions, parties, and meetings. The large carriage room, spacious wood-paneled stalls, and paved garden terrace (tented during warmer months) provide a range of attractive possibilities for events large and small.
Upper Gardens: The manicured gardens, marble statuary, cast iron Victorian benches, and historic fountain, and the Main House as a dramatic backdrop, provide a truly spectacular setting for your tented event.
Evergreen Museum & Library is a magnificent 19th Century Gilded Age estate located just ten minutes from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Today the historic mansion provides a variety of exquisite and unique settings that will make your private event memorable. This beautiful and exquisite venue is perfect for gorgeous wedding settings.
Geppi’s Entertainment Museum
Geppi’s Entertainment Museum is a 17,000 square foot pop culture museum located in Camden Station at Camden Yards in Baltimore, MD, a few blocks from the city’s famed Inner Harbor. This unique exhibition of Americana and comic character collectibles spans the 1700s to the present, with nearly 8,000 items including comics, toys, dolls, games, and memorabilia of every conceivable category. The exhibition entertains and educates visitors about the role of pop culture in our lives.
Geppi’s Entertainment Museum’s unique venue is located on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the Camden Station building in Camden Yards. The 2nd floor is our museum level and features a grand hallway with beautiful hardwood floors and mahogany paneling. This space can accommodate a cocktail reception for 400 or a seated dinner for up to 150. A grand staircase leads to our 3rd floor private gallery space that accommodates up to 100 guests. For fun themed weddings, or comic-loving couples, this is the perfect venue for your special wedding day.
Set the stage for a memorable event at the France-Merrick Performing Arts Center! We are a unique facility offering a range of spaces to host your next event. Entertain your guests in style at one of our many reception areas, VIP Lounge, Hipp Café, M&T Bank Pavilion, or on our historic Hippodrome Theatre stage. If you are planning a wedding, bridal shower, birthday, corporate meeting, Gala, prom, or pre-show reception our staff will be there to answer all of your questions.
The Hippodrome is not only a destination for world-class entertainment, but a perfect venue for your next special event. From weddings to corporate events, meetings to graduations, we have a space to suit most every need and a professional staff on hand to make your event one to remember.
Howard Peter Rawlings Conservatory
The outdoor venue is lush with flowers, and the gardens feature perennials and annuals splashed with beautiful colors throughout the spring and summer seasons. Indoors, there are five distinctive greenhouse settings, including the original Palm House from 1888, the Orchid Room, Mediterranean House, Tropical House, and Desert House. All are complete with walkways and secluded benches, and provide a picturesque setting for wedding and family photographs. Two display pavilions, each with a seating capacity of 48 guests, are perfect for receptions. Our spacious lawns are available for tenting. You can choose which setting is best suited for your wedding ceremony. If you’re having a larger ceremony, the Botanic Gardens outside can also hold ceremonies and tented receptions, up to 250 people.
The historic Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens is ideal for weddings, birthday parties, social functions, charity events, receptions, and company meetings—whether you need an indoor or outdoor setting for your event. If you’re looking for a botanical wedding venue in the heart of the city, look no further.
The Lyric Opera House’s Main Lobby and Rehearsal Hall are available for rental for receptions, rehearsals, and private events at those times when there is no performance activity. The Lower Level Lobby can accommodate 250 for sit down and 750 for a standing reception.
The 2,564 seat auditorium is available to rent for performances, benefit concerts, recitals, corporate meetings, civic gatherings, and community programs.
World Trade Center
Positioned atop the World Trade Center Baltimore, the facilities offer a prime location, a prestigious address, and the best view on the Mid-Atlantic Coast! The 21st floor event space is a perfect location for wedding ceremonies, receptions, and dinners; association and corporate events; medical symposia; holiday, religious, and family celebrations.
There are two special event rooms and a boardroom. The largest of the two event rooms offers Baltimore’s unparalleled view of our splendid harbor! This room has 3,500 square feet of space, featuring a large marble dance floor and built-in bar. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide panoramic views of the city, Inner Harbor and extended waterways. Capacity: 225 Dinner; 270 Reception.
Scottish Rite Masonic Center
Celebrate your most memorable event at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center. Located in the most prestigious neighborhood in Baltimore, the Scottish Rite Masonic Center offers beautiful grounds and a historic environment for any type of event. Discover why others claim there is no other place in Baltimore like the Scottish Rite Masonic Center.
With one of the largest dance floors in Charm City, the Banquet Hall has space to seat 450 guests for any event. The hall has two large stages, one equipped with lighting and electric, perfect for a band, orchestra, or DJ.
The Walters Art Museum
From an intimate wedding for 50 to a grand affair for 200, the Walters has the space for you. The Walters staff is here to make sure your wedding is everything you had hoped it to be and will work closely with all of your vendors to ensure each detail is covered from when you walk through the door to when you are whisked away at the end of the night. A famed Maryland wedding location, our elegant Sculpture Court is one of several sites that the Walters offers to make your special day the most memorable event for you, your friends, and your family.
The Walters Art Museum provides one of the most sophisticated settings in Baltimore for your wedding. This exceptional setting transforms the ordinary to the extraordinary by creating an unforgettable setting for your wedding ceremony and reception.
The Wine Cellar and The St. Vincent Room offer intimate settings with fieldstone walls, oak barrels, and antique wine making equipment. The rooms are available year round for corporate functions and personal gatherings. The Barn and Wine Cellar combined can accommodate 330 guests, with seating for 150.
Please note: By law, Boordy wine is the only alcohol allowed on the premises–including rental room, outdoor grounds, and the parking area.
Settled high on a hill in Lutherville among 60 acres of secluded woods, The Cloisters Castle reflects the beauty and grandeur of medieval Europe, with delicately carved wood, exquisitely detailed stained glass, and ornately designed wrought iron. Sumner and Dudrea Parker designed the castle to highlight their extensive collection of medieval artwork and artifacts, and now their masterpiece is available to showcase your special event.
Whether you are planning a wedding, a special birthday party, a bar or bat mitzvah, a holiday ball, or a business reception, The Cloisters will provide an unforgettable setting for you and your guests.
The Grand Lodge of Maryland
Foyer is marble with a fantastic staircase, the ballroom is 55 ft. x 111 ft., with hardwood floors. Twelve brass chandeliers, dance area depends on table setup. A must see in person to really see and feel the beauty of this facility. Ballroom receptions: 320, with a nice dance area. 410 for banquets without dance area.
Separate room for weddings and special events. The Grand Lodge is in the heart of Hunt Valley, convenient to 83, ample parking, with tables and chairs included.
McDonogh (Edward St. John Student Center)
McDonogh School’s new Edward St. John Student Center is perfectly suited for a variety of events, ranging from corporate conferences and high-level executive meetings to social gatherings and galas. Complementing the stunning architectural features of the three-level Georgian-style building are terraces overlooking the north and south sides of the 800-acre scenic campus, ornate tray ceilings, expertly crafted crown molding, spacious lobby areas, and a grand staircase. The Paterakis Hall is the largest of the rentals available at McDonogh at 8,322 square feet. With seating for more than 550, this airy space beautifully accommodates formal dinners and extravagant events.
Equipped with multiple LG monitors mounted in the hallways, an intelligent lighting system, and wi-fi, the 71,398 square foot facility provides a circular driveway, elevator, ample restroom facilities, expansive parking lots, and a designated security office to ensure convenience, functionality, and the safety of all guests.
The Water’s Edge at Marshy Point
They rent April-October. When you select The Water’s Edge at Marshy Point for your event, you will have exclusive use of the property on the day of your event – we never host two events on the same day. Your rental fee includes the tent overlooking the bay, dance floor, lighting in the tent, ceremony location of your choice on the property, bathroom trailer, private bridal suite area, and access to our piers.
Beginning more than a century ago, a handful of America’s elite, including President Benjamin Harrison and Babe Ruth, frolicked with shotguns and champagne along two bountiful tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay—Dundee and Saltpeter creeks–known as Marshy Point. This beautiful and historical venue offers space, elegance, and a gorgeous background to your event.
Your rental includes Friday-Sunday and is the complete rustic, weekend gateway. There are cabins to accommodate all of your guests for your weekend. Think of a Friday night rehearsal dinner, late night s’mores, pool party, and a Sunday morning brunch. The option to tent on the grounds is available, however there is indoor lodge that can seat 200.
Camp Puh’tok offers 67 acres of pristine woodlands to explore, as well as unique gathering, meeting, lodging, and dining spaces. Surrounded by Gunpowder State Park, Puh’tok provides easy access to miles of additional hiking trails, canoeing, tubing, and fishing along the renowned Gunpowder River.
In the heart of Historic Glyndon, Emory Grove Hotel is a unique venue with a lot of rustic charm. The original check-in desk for the hotel serves as the main bar for your guests with seating in the dining room or all around the covered, wrap-around porch. The windows are from the floor to ceiling so guests never feel left out, they can walk right in and join the party or step out for some much needed air after dancing.
Beautiful, antique wood tables and chairs are included with the venue for 100 of your guests.
Irvine Nature Center
If you have already vowed to live green, then a wedding at Irvine is the perfect choice for your nuptials. Irvine is the premiere site for eco-friendly weddings in Maryland. Their state-of-the-art, green facility in Owings Mills accommodates green wedding ceremonies and receptions, and includes breathtaking views of Caves Valley on 116 bucolic acres. Consider their tented space outdoors, Fern Room or overlook for your next business meeting or retreat.
ROUGE is certified as a Green Caterer abiding by rigid standards of practice that have been achieved without sacrificing quality, sophistication, or variety.
Convenient to Baltimore, Washington, Southern Pennsylvania, and Delaware, Oregon Ridge is able to accommodate indoor and outdoor events ranging from 10 to 5,000 guests. You can rent any combination of areas or if preferred, all of the park.
Owned and operated by Baltimore County Department of Recreation and Parks since 1969, Oregon Ridge encompasses 1,043 beautiful acres. The Lodge at Oregon Ridge is a perfect option for all types of events, with three rooms being available to rent separately or all together. A variety of tables and chairs are included with the rental of the space, making this rustic venue quite a find and perfect for all types of events.
Annmarie Sculpture Garden
From the wooded seclusion of the Council Ring to the award-winning Arts Building, the Annmarie Sculpture Garden has a variety of attractive options. They offer an intimate ceremony site that’s as romantic as it is unique.
Annmarie offers a unique setting for your special occasion, including gala events, weddings, birthday parties, receptions, and meetings.
Cold Saturday Farm
One of Maryland’s most esteemed, significant properties, an 18th century stone masterpiece originally built for the governor to the king of England. It offers unmatched architectural grandeur, emblematic of the Anglo-American gentry farm and one of the area’s definitive federal estates. It has been beautifully restored and is listed on the national register of historic places. Cold Saturday Farm offers handsome, timeless finishes, epic fireplaces, and undulating meadows of green, bridges, ponds, and streams.
Harwood Farm has meticulously manicured grounds which provide a unique country venue for hosting elegant outdoor celebrations, such as weddings, bat and bar mitzvahs, birthday and retirement parties, banquets, corporate and family picnics, and an ideal location for philanthropic and other charitable and community sponsored-events benefitting organizations. Twenty-five outdoor events with a maximum of 150 guests can be held year round with complimentary consultations with vendors and on-site creative planning with beauty and grace from beginning to end, with extreme attention paid to all details to make every event truly memorable.
Spring Hill Manor
At Spring Hill Manor, their goal is to give you the wedding and reception experience that will marvel you and your guest forever. A wedding that reflects your unique personality and style; the ‘once in a lifetime’ celebration that Your Wedding is meant to be. A restored bank barn (circa 1844) in rural, northeastern Maryland, surrounded by gardens and country vistas, overlooking a majestic country pond, provides the perfect setting for your wedding and reception.
Black Ankle Vineyards
Our tasting room, which can accommodate 100 people, features sweeping views of the vineyards and was built using a multitude of materials grown or gathered on the farm, including wood, stone, straw, and clay. The interior of the building includes a handcrafted bar, an inviting fireplace, one-of-a-kind curly maple tables, a caterer-ready kitchen, ADA-compliant bathrooms, and 1,150 square feet of floor space. The site also features a covered breezeway of 430 square feet which can be enclosed to create a cozy sunroom on bright winter days or left open to catch the breezes during milder weather. The facility also features a delightful covered porch furnished with rocking chairs and extensive outdoor space with views of the farm.
Due to Maryland State Law, no alcohol of any kind may be brought onto the premises. We can only serve Black Ankle Vineyards wines, and no beer or liquor.
The stone and brick farmhouse wrapped by a wide front porch was built in 1757 by the town’s namesake, John Walker. However, the house inside is anything but aged. Boasting modern amenities, fixtures and features, it retains its charm with period chosen hardware and original oak floors stretching through the house and banquet room that spans the back of the house. French doors in the banquet room stretch down the length of the room and open onto a stone patio. The banquet space in this room can welcome up to 60 guests. For events that choose to open onto the back lawn, our enclosed event area can accommodate up to 300 guests. Invite your guests to stroll the property for its 360 degree view of countryside, cool themselves in the gazebo or simply enjoy the gentler pace of this elegant country farmhouse.
Overlooking rolling countryside of this small town is available for your wedding, and is conveniently just a short drive away from Washington D.C., or Baltimore.
The Barn at Grimmel Farms in Jarrettsville is the perfect venue for any occasion. The barn can be dressed up or dressed down to match your personality and style of the event. The rural backdrop and rustic charm of the barn creates beautiful, breathtaking scenery, making fond, unforgettable memories for everyone stepping through the door into our beautiful, character-filled barn.
GRIMMEL FARMS, INC. is a fourth-generation, family-owned and operated farm located in Jarrettsville, Maryland. Today over 4,000 acres are in production–growing corn, soybeans, wheat, barley, straw, hay, and produce in Maryland and Pennsylvania.
A beautifully maintained Palladian-styled mansion, Liriodendron sits on terraced lawns leading to boxwood garden and fountain areas and is surrounded by woods. They offer their facility with pride, knowing that every care has been taken to ensure our renters their time at Liriodendron will be special. The Foundation has Chiavari banquet chairs and round tables which are available for rent. Use the terrace, covered porticos, or reception rooms to seat your guests for a party they will long remember. They are invited to stroll through the mansion during breaks from dining, dancing, and other festivities.
The historic 1898 summer home of Johns Hopkins Hospital founder Dr. Howard Kelly is now a wedding, conference, and arts facility. Create a special memory for host and guest alike by planning your event at Liriodendron in Bel Air, Harford County.
Rockfield Manor, a historic landmarked facility was built in 1921. Set on Rockfield Park on over 51 acres of rolling hills, Rockfield Manor boasts a warm atmosphere featuring several reception rooms, a cozy living room with a fireplace, and a sunroom. The main manor house and grounds are available to rent for occasions of all types with a maximum headcount at 175 guests. Rental fees are based on event type and renting party. Please see our rental fees for more information. Dates become unavailable quickly.
The Rockfield Foundation, Inc. is a non-profit corporation, incorporated under the laws of Maryland. It is managed by a volunteer Board of Directors to promote and operate Rockfield Manor for the benefit of the Bel Air community.
Swan Harbor Farm
At Swan Harbor Farm, we understand that everyone’s dream wedding or special event is different and each can be planned to suit individual needs and desires. You and your guests should feel comfortable and welcomed here and able to enjoy the tranquility and beauty of the farm. The staff works diligently to see that your wedding day or special occasion is exactly what you want it to be. We feel it is our privilege to share in your memorable day.
Located in historic Havre de Grace, Maryland, and operated by the Harford County Department of Parks and Recreation, we are the perfect location for your wedding, reception, or any special event. With 531 acres, Swan Harbor Farm boasts a long and proud history dating back to the 1700’s.
La Banque de Fleuve
This Maryland reception site is located in Havre de Grace, MD. We specialize in Harford County weddings, receptions, corporate functions, and special events. La Banque offers stunning views of the Chesapeake Bay, two octagonal rooms with gas fireplaces and a mezzanine overlooking the main ballroom. Originally built as a loan payment facility for First National Bank, this space offers an additional 570 square feet. With beautiful hardwood floors and exquisite chandeliers the little banque is perfect for a small wedding ceremony, cocktail hour or bridal lounge. Many of the original architectural features remain, including the bank’s vault, marble accents, mahogany flooring, stained glass skylight, making La Banque a unique and beautiful location for any event.
This newly acquired reception and ceremony site will host events for up to 225 guests. Located on the water this venue will have an expansive deck, 150 foot concrete dock, large ceremony space and even a place to dock your boat or seaplane! Capacity will be 200+. Arrive by air, land, and sea.
The Regent at Stone House
The to be built, newly constructed, fully accessible Barn at Regent is now available to book for your wedding. The Barn rental includes separate bride and groom areas, tables and chivari chairs. Seating up to 163 guests under exposed beams, infinite charm, and panoramic water views, the Barn offers every modern convenience to both your guests and your vendors, allowing for a smooth day in a tranquil and beautiful setting.
The Regent at Stone House is a premier event venue, situated on over fifty acres of pristine farmland that overlook almost five acres of natural water, the perfect setting for your ceremony and reception.
Steppingstone Farm Museum
The whole site… grounds, stage, and pavilion. We book only 1 wedding per day and allow setup and cleanup outside of your event time. Standard rental rates for a wedding include five hours for your ceremony and reception, two hours the evening before for your rehearsal, and set up and cleanup time outside of your event time. Wedding rental for the grounds and outdoor spaces is $1500, this covers use of the stage, courtyard, pavilion, or other outdoor settings and the restrooms. The Carriage Barn is complete! It will be rented separately. Use of the entire site can be negotiated for the weekend, please contact us to discuss. Special events may incur additional fees and stipulations.
Steppingstone Farm Museum is happy to host your most special event. Bring your family and friends together at “Your Country Retreat” on your special day! Steppingstone offers a beautiful venue, great flexibility, and a great value that supports a non-profit educational organization.
Belmont offers the flexibility of an intimate wedding in the Manor House or a larger event in the formal gardens. Seated receptions for up to 50 guests and stand-up cocktail receptions for up to 90 people can be held in the Manor House. Garden wedding parties for up to 250 guests can be accommodated on the grounds of the estate.
Welcoming guests with style and grace has been a Belmont tradition since 1738. Now this splendid mansion, situated on a private 82-acre setting, can be the site for your wedding celebration.
Howard County Conservancy
The Gudelsky Environmental Education Center is a 8,700 square foot facility that houses classrooms, meeting rooms, and a gift shop. The building features many “green” elements, including bamboo and recycled tire flooring, full spectrum lighting, and HardiPlank exterior siding.
The Center is available for conferences, meetings, and a limited number of private parties. The main assembly room – the Gudelsky Room – can seat up to 175 people theatre style, 130 comfortably buffet style; the lower level Classroom/Nature Center can accommodate up to 50. The Center is available for rental year-round. The Conservancy’s outdoor garden and picnic areas are also available for rental from mid-May through mid-October.
Historic Oakland Mansion
Historic Oakland manor offers two floors of entertaining space. The sprawling landscape provides several options for an outdoor ceremony. On the back lawn sits an open patio, great for large receptions.
The best part about renting Historic Oakland for your special event are the many ways you can transform the manor and grounds. An elegant and classy venue that can create a beautiful backdrop for your wedding or other special event.
The Other Barn
Newly renovated, the Other Barn in Oakland Mills is a spacious reception site filled with rustic charm. Originally a dairy barn, it now provides a unique, elegant but warm atmosphere that is the perfect place to celebrate life’s special events. The Other Barn is ideal for wedding receptions, rehearsal dinners, family gatherings, luncheons, and bar or bat mitzvahs. Business meetings of all sizes are easily accommodated by the various sizes of the rooms The Other Barn has to offer. You are welcome to bring in a caterer of your choice, or if you wish, provide the food and beverages yourself.
The Other Barn offers a full kitchen, a large ice machine and rolling ice carts. We set up the tables and chairs for you and the table coverings are provided and put in place by you, your decorator, or your caterer. The adjacent flower-filled courtyard may be used for ceremonies in conjunction with the rental of The Other Barn. One of our administrative staff persons will always be on duty throughout your function. We are opened seven days a week for rentals and we are handicapped accessible.
Historic mansions, river vistas, and forever fields, the world of Brittland personifies elegance in a rural setting. Embracing a collection of heritage properties, near Chestertown on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Brittland Estates gives the discerning bride a series of settings and moods to create her distinctive celebration. Brittland Estates is a breath taking venue with four secluded, separate locations: Brittland Manor, Running Fox, Stepne Manor, and River Lodge. Each location has something spectacular to offer and options to rent for a weekend getaway.
Near historic Chestertown on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, this collection of heritage properties offers a range of venues ideal for weddings, corporate events, and getaways.
From commemorative co-branded merchandise, customized gobo lights, interactive entertainment, and creative decor options, our venue’s versatility can perfectly complement your special event objectives. Live Nation brings knowledge, experience, and event planning style, helping create an everlasting private party to remember.
The maximum capacity for the venue is 1100 guests.
The property built in 1912 encompasses 3,000 acres of private land open for public enjoyment. The amenities of this romantic site include a spacious ballroom, seven bedrooms, six bathrooms, air-conditioned bridal suite, and handicap accessibility. Many of the original furnishings grace this beautiful home. The grounds offer three ceremony sites, formal gardens, and tented patio that can accommodate 175 guests. This area is surrounded by the natural beauty of the views and forest.
The historic and refurbished Strong Mansion with formal gardens, provides a picturesque setting for weddings and social events. The mansion is available year round and can be the perfect backdrop for any occasion. The Strong Mansion, located on Sugarloaf Mountain in Dickerson, Maryland, is owned and operated by Stronghold Incorporated, a private, nonprofit organization founded by Gordon and Louise Strong in 1946.
Glenview Mansion was built to entertain and is still the perfect location for weddings, private parties, conferences, meetings, and many other special occasions. Every rental includes a customized set-up to support the unique needs of your event. Whether you host an event here or simply come to discover an art gallery exhibit, a monthly Sunday afternoon concert, or the beautiful formal gardens, we hope you will return again and again.
Glenview Mansion is an elegant 1926 home included on the National Register of Historic Places because of its significant architecture and formal gardens. Located in the 153-acre Rockville Civic Center Park, this grand mansion now hosts public and private events throughout the year.
Woodlawn Manor Park Event Center offers a beautiful, pastoral setting for weddings, receptions, social events, life celebrations, and business meetings. The Georgian-style Manor House resides within the Woodlawn Cultural Park and possesses a charming sense of history. The Manor House, designated grounds and Woodlawn tent are available to rent for social and business events and offer a rustic, elegant setting.
The rental site includes the Manor House, which was constructed in 1800 – 1815, a Gazebo Garden, expansive lawns, historic boxwoods, and several outbuildings that speak to the agricultural operations at Woodlawn during the 19th century: the stone springhouse/meathouse, the log building/possibly slave housing, and the board-and-batten tenant house. The onsite tent is also available for rental April through October, in combination with the Manor House.
PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY
Newton White Mansion
The mansion features finely appointed architectural details, wood floors, and crystal chandeliers. The spacious interior includes 6 large rooms and a contemporary glass-enclosed atrium that overlooks the golf course. The oval-shaped atrium features a central skylight and has 3,000 square feet of floor space which can accommodate 200+ people seated and 300 people mingling throughout the entire mansion. Views of the surrounding golf course and gardens from within the atrium are spectacular.
One of the most beautiful venues in Prince George’s County, Newton White Mansion is located in an exquisitely picturesque setting in Mitchellville, Maryland. The Neo-Georgian-style brick mansion sits on 586 acres of lush green land that includes Enterprise Golf Course.
The Riggs Alumni Center
The Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center is a famously versatile venue located within the University of Maryland, College Park.The building stands out with a stylistically modern design that has provided countless happy weddings and successful events for both returning alumni and new visitors alike. The venue is recognized and well appreciated for architecture that centers on key breathtaking features, such as stained glass and large windows that makes excellent use of natural light, a lush garden surrounding a crystalline fountain, and a majestic outdoor grand staircase that instills a regally inviting ambiance.
Guest capacity between venue spaces vary, with the full ballroom able to hold a maximum of 450 guests with a dance floor or up to 850 guests theater or cocktail style. Well appointed conference rooms are also available to accommodate meetings of 10 to 80 guests. Overall, event rentals and packages range across 13 indoor and outdoor event spaces to choose from, making the Samuel Riggs IV Center an excellent choice for your next meeting or special event.
Take pleasure in exquisitely landscaped grounds or be inspired by the unique beauty of this home with its majestic, centuries-old trees, floating staircase, rustic barns, and wide open spaces. Situated over 25.5 acres, the estate is an incomparable backdrop and can accommodate a wide variety of social events. The mansion offers all the historic charm of its original architecture plus the amenities and technology necessary for today’s events.
Built in 1803, Rockland Estates provides a beautiful setting for ceremonies and receptions. Whether it is a small and intimate affair in the parlor with the floating staircase as your backdrop, a large gathering in the rustic barn – or anything in between, we can create the occasion of your dreams. And because it is all about You, we only do one event at a time.
Woodlawn & Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey Estate
A site designed for entertaining! Originally commissioned by George Washington as a wedding gift to his step-granddaughter Eleanor “Nelly” Custis and his nephew, Lawrence Lewis, this national historic landmark was built in 1805. The grand house has a long history of outstanding hospitality, celebration, and fine dining. The grounds offer a variety of outdoor event locations and are uniquely able to accommodate larger weddings! Whether planning an outdoor ceremony and reception for up to 300 guests, or enjoying a more intimate and historic dining experience inside for smaller groups, this venue is an amazing setting for any occasion. The usonian-style Pope-Leighey House, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1940, is nestled in a wooded glen on the site, and for those of you whose style is distinctly mid-century modern, we can accommodate up to 100 people outside our iconic building.
Woodlawn/Pope-Leighey House, the very first site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation hosts an innovative partnership with the farming non-profit Arcadia Center for Sustainable Agriculture and is delighted to have ROUGE Fine Catering, with its commitment to local sourcing of fresh ingredients, as their onsite caterer.
ROUGE Fine Catering is proud to promote our exclusive catering partnership with the Woodlawn and Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope Leighey House venues. Interested in learning more? Please contact us for more details about hosting your next event!
With so many beautiful, elegance, and unique venues in the area, it will be hard finding the perfect one for you and your event. Whether you are having a themed wedding, a small corporate gathering, or an elegant party, one of these venues will be perfect. Be sure to check out our resources pages and our menus to complete your party plans!