Chesapeake Bay Foundation is a beach event venue located in Annapolis, Maryland, featuring the Merrill Center. Right on the beach, couples couldn’t have any more of a stunning backdrop for their wedding. Nestled amongst nature and stunning water views, the Merrill Center offers impeccable indoor and outdoor wedding spaces for couples to wed at.
Facilities and Capacity
This lovely venue can accommodate up to 200 guests. Featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, a cozy tented wooden deck overlooking the water and the beach, couples and guests are sure to have a wonderful time. With elegant and enchanting décor, clients will have the ideal space to customize for their ceremony and reception.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation offers a wedding manager to help assist you with your wedding, from catering to florists to photographers. Our Venue offer the following services:
- Private Beach
- Boat Access / Dock
- Bridal suite
- Exclusive venue use
- Permanent Tent with Fans and Lighting
- Outside vendor
- Pet friendly
- Preferred caterers only
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The Chesapeake Bay Foundation's location is like no other . . . A MUST SEE for your wedding or event.
Chesapeake Bay Foundation is a beautiful venue to host a wedding!
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is a beautiful location for a wedding with their indoor and outdoor venue. The staff there are wonderful to work with. You are in good hands and will be well taken care of on your wedding day.
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Chesapeake Bay Foundation frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Chesapeake Bay Foundation?
- Bridal Suite
What are the most important characteristics of Chesapeake Bay Foundation in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Banquet Hall
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Chesapeake Bay Foundation for wedding events?
- Covered Outdoor
- Uncovered Outdoor
- Scenic Views
What kind of wedding events does Chesapeake Bay Foundation offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does Chesapeake Bay Foundation offer for wedding events?
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Outside Vendors
- Pet Friendly
- Preferred Vendors Only
What furniture and decorations does Chesapeake Bay Foundation have available for wedding events?
- Tent Accessories
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