Herrington on the Bay

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About Herrington on the Bay

Herrington on the Bay is a resort where couples can host their wedding in the Washington, D.C. area. This Maryland venue is elegant and private, with a coastal appearance in its pale blue exterior and bright white walls inside. Couples can find this venue on the waterfront of the Chesapeake Bay, 52 minutes from downtown Washington, D.C.

Facilities and Capacity

This venue has two options for couples on their big day. These separate wedding venues are both right on the water of the bay. The first is the Herrington Yacht Club, with gardens, ballrooms and a harborside patio. The maximum capacity for the yacht club is 170 guests. The other option is the Paradise Ballroom. This private coastal setting offers a pier, colorful gardens and a tent structure to welcome up to 300 guests for a couple’s wedding. The tent features carpet, a chandelier and lighted ceiling drapes as a classy option for the reception. Throughout these venue spaces couples will find waterfront ceremony locations such as pergolas and gazebos, as well as two-story indoor ballrooms with hardwood floors, many windows for natural light and white accents to keep the space bright and open.

Services Offered

The staff at Herrington on the Bay offers many services to couples on their wedding day. This team helps with event planning prior to the wedding, and setup and cleanup once it arrives. The help from these planners ensures the wedding goes smoothly despite any potential chaos. Other services available at this resort include:

  • Accommodations
  • Event rentals
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
  • Lighting/sound
  • Outside vendors
  • Parking
  • Shuttle
  • Wireless Internet

Cuisine

At their open bar, couples will find premium liquor and a signature drink created just for their big day. Guests will delight in the champagne toast offered by the venue’s bar services. Bartenders may serve other optional drink items as well at the Paradise Ballroom. A number of cuisine types can be served for the couple’s event, including African, American, Asian, Caribbean, Indian, Mediterranean, Mexican, Middle Eastern and more. These meals can be prepared gluten free, lactose free, no pork, nut free, organic, vegan or vegetarian, according to a guest’s dietary needs. The following catering options are available for a couple’s wedding:

  • Buffet
  • Cocktail reception
  • Dessert
  • Family style
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Outside cake
  • Plated
  • Servers
  • Stations
  • Tastings

Accommodation

The Inn at Herrington Harbour is the venue’s lodging option for couples and guests. This venue is steps from the Herrington Yacht Club and a brief shuttle ride from the Paradise Ballroom. Here, overnight guests can rest in comfort and luxury, with views of the water and services for pampering. A wing of suites overlooks the wedding lawn at this resort, perfect for newlyweds on their wedding night.

Other Services

Couples can choose this venue for their ceremony and reception, or for other wedding-related events, including bridal showers, engagement parties and rehearsal dinners. For any occasion, the venue provides:

  • Altar/arches
  • Chairs
  • Dance floor
  • Lighting
  • Tables
  • Tents
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251 Reviews for Herrington on the Bay

Recommended by 97% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.7
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Katy · Married on 11/03/2018

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    Amazing!

    Herrington on the Bay gave us the wedding of our dreams! A stress free process from start to finish and the ladies all felt like family at the end! Every wedding planning session was painless and we were always fed! I can't speak enough great words about Herrington on the Bay and all of the wonderful girls. Especially Brielle, Michelle, and Anna. Thank you ladies for making my day absolutely perfect!

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    Kelly · Married on 09/29/2018

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    This place is amazing! We worked with Brielle, our event designer. She was outstanding and helped us plan the most amazing wedding. Adria, our coordinator, was on top of her game and did a great job organizing and constructing our event. I would recommend them to anyone!
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Herrington on the Bay FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? 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, Dessert, Server(s)
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 4
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Boat/Yacht, Country/Golf Club, Garden, Historic Building, Inn/B&B, Marina, Resort, Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Accommodations, All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Altar/Arch, Chairs, Dance Floor, Drapery, Lighting, Tables, Tents, Tent Accessories
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Shuttle
  • 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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  • Legacy Limousine
    Legacy Limousine Wedding Limos

    We have done numerous events at Herrington on the Bay. Never one heard a complaint. The venue is beautiful and well kept. The staff is amazingly friendly and accommodating.The food is wonderful. I would definitely recommend this venue to any Bride! -Mike Hill Owner Legacy Limousine, LLC.

  • Crow Entertainment LLC
    Crow Entertainment LLC Wedding DJs

    Herrington gives you a taste of the tropics without the need to travel far. Their staff is wonderful and the atmosphere is perfect for any event.

  • Crow Entertainment LLC
    Crow Entertainment LLC Wedding DJs

    Herrington gives you a taste of the tropics without the need to travel far. Their staff is wonderful and the atmosphere is perfect for any event.

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  • 7151 Lake Shore Drive North Beach, MD, 20714 See on map
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  • 7149 Lake Shore Drive North Beach, 20714 See on map
    410-983-3671 (Phone number)
    3018558435 (Other Phone Number)
    3018555056 (Fax Number)
    Monday & Friday 9-5 Tues/Wed/Thur 9-7:30 Saturday & Sunday 10-4

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