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.
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:
- Event rentals
- In-house bar
- In-house catering
- Outside vendors
- Wireless internet
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:
- Cocktail reception
- Family style
- Hors d'oeuvres
- Outside cake
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.
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:
- Dance floor
Categories: Wedding Venue, Rehearsal Dinner