Blog Post8 Convincing Reasons To Have A Maryland Wedding

w411dev April 10, 2019

When looking for the ideal place to have your perfect wedding, you don’t have to look any further than Maryland. The Old Line State has a variety of terrains that allow couples to find the perfect venue to fit their theme. Maryland also has plenty of activities to offer to keep you and your guests happy during your stay. Here are 8 of them.

Variety of Indoor & Outdoor Venues With Scenery

Maryland has a variety of venues, views and themes to work with your wedding. From rustic-style barn weddings and enchanted forest vibes to luxurious ceremonies with bay or ocean views, the options are unlimited. You can have a coastal wedding with a waterfront venue, a rural wedding with a rustic barn and sweeping farm fields, or an indoor classic, elegant wedding with a more traditional and formal setting.

Local Food

Add some authentic Maryland flavors to your wedding with steamed blue crabs and Smith Island Cake. You can also serve National Bohemian beer and cream of crab soup to pay tribute to the many unique flavors to discover.

Things to Do

You and your guests will have an abundance of things to do and see in Maryland during your Maryland wedding weekend. You could explore the Inner Harbor, go to the National Aquarium, discover famous historic ships, catch a baseball camp, visit the home of Edgar Allan Poe and much more!

Local Culture

Maryland has a historic feel, and many of its cities still bear colonial influences in the architecture. It is home to many beautiful natural parks and rich history, so you’ll have plenty to learn about and explore.


As one of the few U.S. states that truly sees four seasons, Maryland has the weather to fit any type of wedding. If you’d like a winter snowy wedding, a spring floral vibe or a summery celebration, you can get it all in Maryland.

Multiple Cities to Visit

Maryland has many cities to choose from where you can have a perfect wedding. Baltimore is home to a wide variety of wedding venues and cultural activity. Columbia has historic manors and quaint inns when it comes to venues. Lastly, Annapolis is located on the Chesapeake Bay and is the capital of the state.

Local Wine and Spirits

Maryland is making a name for itself with more than 80 wineries located in Baltimore itself. Some of the state’s most respected wineries are less than an hour from the city. You can find plenty of wine shops, bars and vineyards to visit during your stay.

An Ideal Getaway Destination

Maryland is a destination your guests will want to visit for a weekend getaway. With beautiful unique small towns, historical cities, activities and beaches, there is something everyone will enjoy during their stay for your Maryland wedding.

Written By: Kacey Bradley

Kacey is the blogger behind The Drifter Collective, an eclectic lifestyle blog that expresses various forms of style through the influence of culture and the world around us. Along with writing for her blog, she has written for sites like U.S. News, SUCCESS, Guides for Brides, Hotel Online and more! Follow Kacey on Twitter and subscribe to her blog to keep up with her travels and inspiring posts!