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Reception
$1,000 starting price
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Ceremony
$1,100 starting price
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Bar service
$10 per person
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Reception
$1,000 starting price
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Ceremony
$1,100 starting price
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Bar service
$10 per person
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About

On WeddingWire since 2008

Catoctin Hall at Musket Ridge is an impressive wedding venue located in Myersville, Maryland. Situated on 150 acres of rolling hills, this eco-friendly site offers glorious views of the surrounding landscape and Catoctin mountains. Couples who celebrate their nuptials here will have an array of stunning backdrops for wedding pictures as they enjoy the expansive grounds at their leisure.

Facilities and Capacity
This venue offers both indoor and outdoor event spaces and can accommodate up to 250 guests. Couples may wed underneath the structured pergola, located on manicured lawns with mountain views before moving to the ballroom for their reception. This ballroom also boasts an outdoor terrace which can be used for a cocktail hour, or for guests to mingle and admire the picturesque scenery. The stone fire pit makes a great addition to the terrace. For more intimate gatherings, couples may avail of the Lock, Stock, and Barrel Room or the private dining room. These rooms can accommodate up to 40 and 30 guests respectively.

Services Offered
Catoctin Hall at Musket Ridge offers a selection of three comprehensive wedding packages to suit the vision of the engaged couple. They will provide an Event coordinator to assist in the planning of the event, a Day Of Coordinator, as well as a Bridal Attendant to oversee the celebrations. All packages include centerpieces, votive candles, glassware and china, table linens, table numbers, and Chiavari chairs in addition to cake cutting. The team can present a list of preferred vendors to assist couples in selecting the best DJs. bands, photographers, officiants, and bakers. The venue can facilitate both an open and cash bar and will arrange bartenders to serve a selection of house and premium wines, beers, and liquors. For guests’ convenience, parking is available on site.

Cuisine
Couples can avail of the skilled in-house culinary team to create their wedding cuisine. They offer a selection of dishes to delight guests such as chicken Sorrentino and lobster tail, in addition to an extensive choice of vegetarian options. Couples may also work with the chef to devise a customized menu and avail of tastings before the event. While the chefs provide a range of dessert options, they are happy for clients to bring a wedding cake from their choice of bakery. The venue is notable as the first zero-waste golf course in the United States, utilizing all of their food waste to fertilize their organic gardens.

Frequently asked questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$1,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$1,000

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$1,100

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

$1,100

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$10

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

5

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Country/Golf Club

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Dessert
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Outside Cake
Plated
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer

What event items are available?

Centerpieces
Chairs
Dance Floor
Furniture
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

May
June
July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
April
November
December
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Reviews of Catoctin Hall at Musket Ridge

4.8 out of 5 rating
4.8 out of 5 rating
144 Reviews
95% recommend it
  • Quality of service
    4.8 out of 5 rating
  • Average response time
    4.8 out of 5 rating
  • Professionalism
    4.7 out of 5 rating
  • Value
    4.7 out of 5 rating
  • Flexibility
    4.8 out of 5 rating
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Musket Ridge was a dream wedding venue for multiple reviewers who highly praised the stunning views and exceptional staff, particularly Viki. The venue's natural beauty, modern amenities, thoughtful rain backup plans, and delicious food impressed guests. The staff's attention to detail, seamless coordination, and flexibility were noted, creating stress-free and picture-perfect weddings. Reviewers appreciated the inclusive packages, helpful bridal attendants, top-notch professionalism, and overall exceptional experience at Musket Ridge.

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Musket Ridge was a dream wedding venue for multiple reviewers who highly praised the stunning views and exceptional staff, particularly Viki. The venue's natural beauty, modern amenities, thoughtful rain backup plans, and delicious food impressed guests. The staff's attention to detail, seamless coordination, and flexibility were noted, creating stress-free and picture-perfect weddings. Reviewers appreciated the inclusive packages, helpful bridal attendants, top-notch professionalism, and overall exceptional experience at Musket Ridge.

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4.8/5 144 reviews
Google
4.6/5 389 reviews
LeeAnn
Leeann C. Sent on 10/12/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Great team, flawless execution

Our wedding day was flawless thanks to the team at Catoctin Hall at Musket Ridge Golf Club.

We knew Musket Ridge was the venue for us from our first meeting with Melody. We were fresh off a tour of a pretentious venue that was making us jump through so many hoops even before we saw a contract. Our first meeting with Melody was a breath of fresh air! We enjoyed how friendly and down-to-earth she was, and left feeling like she was just as excited to work with us as we were to work with her. And, of course, that first view of the mountains as we walked out the clubhouse doors just blew us away.

There were many touches that told us Musket Ridge was all about creating a great experience for their brides and grooms. I liked that there was a covered outdoor option should it rain (we’re so glad it didn’t!), because we could still have that gorgeous mountain backdrop for our ceremony – but even more, I liked that we could make the call to shift to our rain back-up on that day. That flexibility is so important! We loved that a take-home entrée was included for each of us; you always hear that brides and grooms never get a chance to eat. We were able to enjoy our entrees there, but it was awesome getting to enjoy the second one the evening after our wedding.

Working with Susie was a breeze. As an event planner myself, I knew it would be hard to turn that part off and just be the bride, but I knew our wedding was in great hands with Susie. I loved that we were able to work on wedding details collaboratively to create the perfect experience for our guests. She was such a pleasure to work with in the months leading up to our wedding.

Viki did an amazing job running the show on our wedding day. One of my guests commented that you hardly noticed she was there but every time they saw her she really had her finger on the pulse. I was fascinated watching Viki and the banquet staff execute dinner. It was like watching a well-choreographed ballet! All the team were just so friendly. Having worked in the industry I know how exhausting wedding season can be, but everyone was just so upbeat and seemed like they enjoyed working there. Our bridal attendant Bev was fantastic.

The food was so delicious! The Chef seemed really passionate about his craft and it showed in the final product. We received many compliments from guests on how delicious the food was. The "moonlight menu" was an awesome touch - our guests loved getting a late-night soft pretzel!

This venue is absolutely gorgeous and this team was an absolute delight to work with. I highly recommend them!
Jordan
Jordan W. Sent on 05/23/2023
5 out of 5 rating

The Most Perfect Day We Could Have Asked For!

Our wedding in May was the most wonderful experience thanks to Catoctin Hall! Viki was our day of coordinator and she, alongside the team, did everything. We truly did not have to lift a finger. One of the biggest selling points for us in choosing this venue was that there was a team already in place. The food was incredible, the bar tenders were fast, and the wait staff were so sweet and polite.

Another large selling point was obviously how gorgeous the venue itself is. The views are stunning, and the ceremony space took our breath away the first time we saw it. On our wedding day, it was forecasted to rain. After some back and forth we decided to go for it and have the ceremony outside. The team then ran around making sure everything was ready. They had umbrellas on hand just in case, golf carts to get people back up to the hall quickly and had everyone in their seats by 5:00 on the dot. Our ceremony ended and we got everyone up to cocktail hour before it started raining buckets. If we had been 5 minutes behind it would have rained on everyone. But Viki was so on top of everything that it ended up timing perfectly!

I could go on and on about them because we could not have asked for a better experience. Our guests are still raving about how amazing everything was. The team made our day so special, and we will always be grateful!
K
Kelsey R. Sent on 05/14/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Stunning Venue with Excellent Service

My April 2023 wedding was what I had always dreamed of thanks to Catoctin Hall at Musket Ridge. The views are stunning with so many different options for portraits. The natural beauty of the venue and ceremony site (think lots of gorgeous flowers!) also meant less legwork for our florist, and less cost for us. But what sold us was the rain backup plans. They not only have the indoor ceremony option, but they have a large covered patio that's a perfect option for those moderate rainy days--but that still allows for gorgeous views.
The venue also has updated amenities with new flooring and twinkle lights on the large patio for cocktail hour. We also made use of both the groom and bridal suites, which worked perfect for us.
Catoctin provides both food and alcohol which made everything so easy for us. With the bar package we chose, we were able to do signature drinks at no extra cost as well as select some of our preferred draft beers! The food was also really fun and delicious with big portions which guests appreciated.
The event coordinator Viki was wonderful, always remembered everything we had gone over--no matter how flustered I was in my communication! She made herself easily available and ultimately I knew she wanted the wedding to be the best it could be. When we mentioned the idea of bringing my husband's parents to the venue so they could see it, she made herself available that day and even provided a mini-walkthrough for them. I was especially appreciative of Viki and the staff's excellent help after the wedding during cleanup. We were prepared to stay and help gather leftover items, gifts, etc. But by the time the lights came on, practically everything had already been done for us.
Also, I very much appreciated their vendor list. We couldn't use them all, but the ones we did use were excellent and I think that reflected highly on Catoctin as well.
The tour was also easily the best tour I had in venue hunting. The Sales Manager Melody was professional and prepared and provided a personalized tour, pictures on iPad included, so that we could really envision the entire wedding. She absolutely sold the venue for us and we knew we'd only be working with great people.
We were also provided a dedicated bridal attendant which was something I never knew I needed! The only reason I ate or drank anything that day is because of the lovely attendant who was always looking out for me :)
Catoctin Hall and Viki made everything easy and elegant. The staff clearly knows what works best for weddings and is dedicated to taking the hard work away from the couple in the lead up to, and day of the wedding. I can absolutely 10/10 recommend!
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4 Endorsements
TLC Bridal Boutique TLC Bridal Boutique Wedding Dresses

Having worked with Musket Ridge for almost 8 years, it is a personal favorite. Surrounded by the mountains, views inside Catoctin Hall as well as outside on the grounds are exceptional, the staff is professional and always accomodating, and working with Bonnie is always a pleasure.

A Personal Touch Photography A Personal Touch Photography Wedding Photographers

A beautiful venue for your wedding day, and a great backdrop for your wedding pictures. We love working at Musket Ridge.

To The 9's To The 9's Wedding Florists

Catoctin Hall is a gorgeous venue that has a lot of open space yet still remains warm and intimate. The stunning vistas are another great plus but the real assets are the people. Bonnie and Jay Jay are proffesionals who I would trust with my own wedding.

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Catoctin Hall at Musket Ridge frequently asked questions

Catoctin Hall at Musket Ridge includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planning
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables
Catoctin Hall at Musket Ridge includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
  • Server(s)
The bar service starting price at Catoctin Hall at Musket Ridge includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • Champagne Toast
The space offered by Catoctin Hall at Musket Ridge for wedding events is known for:
  • Banquet Hall
  • Country/Golf Club
Catoctin Hall at Musket Ridge offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
Catoctin Hall at Musket Ridge offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner
Catoctin Hall at Musket Ridge offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Wifi
Catoctin Hall at Musket Ridge offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Furniture
  • Tables
Catoctin Hall at Musket Ridge is recommended by 95% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.8 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.8 in quality of service, 4.8 in average response time, 4.8 in flexibility, 4.7 in professionalism and 4.7 in value.

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