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Join us August 24th at 5:30pm as CBF host our Wedding Expo. Our expo is a chance to see our space dressed up, resembling what a wedding day at our venue, and a chance to visit with local vendors for wedding planning. Our expo will feature cocktails, hors d'oeuvres, music, and a complimentary raffle. We hope you will join us for an intimate evening on the Chesapeake Bay!
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.
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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 BEST venue.
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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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- Bridal Suite
- Banquet Hall
- Covered Outdoor
- Uncovered Outdoor
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
- Event Rentals
- Get Ready Rooms
- Outside Vendors
- Pet Friendly
- Tent Accessories