5 Baltimore Wedding Venues For Food and Drink Connoisseurs


Do you love dining out, curating your ‘perfect menu’, or scanning for the best restaurants? If you say yes to any of these questions, you may want to consider a wedding venue that embodies good taste, great drinks, and fun cheer. With these five Baltimore wedding venues, your wedding will be a recipe for success!

Photo: Gertrude’s Chesapeake Kitche/Myron Fields

Gertrude’s Chesapeake Kitchen Allow me to open your eyes – and stomachs – to Gertrude’s Chesapeake Kitchen. This locally sourced, farm-to-table restaurant is situated within the Baltimore Museum of Art, allowing its guests to overlook the museum’s robust sculpture garden. With both its starlit dining room and flagstone terrace, Gertrude’s prides itself on providing a sensational dining and event experience. Gertrude’s can accommodate 180 of your guests for a buffet, 100 guests for a seated dinner, and can also hold ceremonies up to 120 attendees. A multi-year recipient of Baltimore Magazine’s “Best of Baltimore”, there is no doubt that Gertrude’s Kitchen can whip up the wedding of your dreams.

Photo: Linganore Wine Cellars/Brian Virts Photography

Linganore Wine Cellars Located in Frederick, MD, Linganore Wine Cellars is a rustic and elegant wedding venue situated on 230 acres of land, 70 of which are current vineyards. Amidst a serene pond, rolling hills and vistas, you will find four event venues on the property: the 4,000 square foot Abisso Hall, the breezy West Lawn, rustic Pavilion, and intimate Bacioni Room. Linganore prides itself on the details they can provide your wedding with; notably, seasoned staff who work closely with you throughout, personalized wine labels, and a designated ‘Ready Room’ for you and your party. Without dancing, Linganore can accommodate 200, and with dancing, 175 guests are permitted. Toast to the next phase of your life together at the award-winning Linganore Wine Cellars.

Photo: Blue Pit BBQ/Urban Row Photography

Blue Pit BBQ At Blue Pit BBQ, located in downtown Baltimore, you will find a wedding venue like no other. This space is unique, rustic, and most certainly, a guaranteed fun experience. Why settle for chicken and pasta when you can indulge your guests with homemade cornbread and baked beans, or house smoked brisket and pork? Aside from the delicious cuisine, Blue Pit provides an expansive bar, free use of their photo booth and props, and a designated space holding up to 120 guests.

Photo: Blue Pit BBQ/Urban Row Photography

Why travel to West Texas, or the rolling Southern plains when Blue Pit is right here? For a great time, anytime, plan your wedding at Blue Pit BBQ.

Photo: Guilford Hall Brewery/Urban Row Photography

Guilford Hall Brewery Set in the original 1898 Crown Cork & Seal Factory, Guilford boasts European traditional brewing techniques while exuding New England charm. In its industrial Crown Room, Guilford features a private bar, expansive sound and visual capabilities, and sweeping hardwood floors fit for 200 guests. Being a venue known for their beer and bites, Guilford has curated a perfect menu that hints at a European influence. Like the Baltimore Business Journal comments, “A long awaited brewery has arrived”, the perfect wedding venue for you has also arrived. Allow Guilford to bring Bavaria to Baltimore to you!

Photo: Manor Tavern

Manor Tavern This 267-year-old home has changed purpose and hands over its lifetime. Serving as a barn, saloon, blacksmith shop, and now a restaurant and event space, Manor Tavern has made its mark on Baltimore’s history. Surrounded by their personal gardens, Manor Tavern provides farm-to-table cuisine, year-round. Manor Tavern boasts impressive facilities, both indoor and outdoor, including their tented Ladies Pavilion for 120 guests, sit-down Sunroom for 40 – 50 guests, intimate Saddle Room for 30 – 52 guests, or Terrace which accommodates 60 guests. With Manor Tavern, breathe in the aromas and exhale any worry, as their diligent event team will ensure a perfect day.

Photo: Manor Tavern