It's one of the most important wedding decisions — where to, you know, have the wedding. Apart from finding a spot that fits your unique tastes and themes, there's the matter of timing. Some wedding consultants suggest booking one year or more in advance. Yeah, these places fill up fast.
And while we can't guarantee you'll get your first choice in time, we do want to help you out. We spoke with Julie Savage Parekh, the creative director of Strawberry Milk Events in Baltimore, and her team, who offered four recommended venues in town to hit your price point. Their suggestions:
$1,000 venue budget — The Baltimore Museum of Industry
Imagine a waterfront brunch reception, with breathtaking views of the
$2,000 venue budget — Howard Peters Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens
For the nature lover, the Rawlings Conservatory & Botanic Gardens is a large and affordable venue. The juxtaposition of the beautiful glass building with the lush and colorful flowers makes this venue unique. You don't have to do a lot in the way of flowers and foliage because it's surrounding you. Established in 1888 and newly renovated in 2004, the property has grown to accommodate three greenhouses, two display pavilions and numerous outdoor gardens. The venue houses plants and flowers from all over the world, providing the perfect backdrop for any ceremony, cocktail hour or reception. The whole indoor facility can be rented for eight hours or less for $2,000 (Saturday and Sunday).
$5,000 venue budget — Evergreen House
Picturing a classic estate wedding? Owned by the
$10,000 venue budget — The George Peabody Library