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Price range: $2,850 - $4,700 Price range: $2,850 - $4,700
Couples usually spend $3,800 Couples usually spend $3,800
Reception
$2,100 starting price
Reception
$750 starting price
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📍 5430 Vantage Point Rd, Columbia, Maryland

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Nestled in Columbia, Maryland, Historic Oakland is an elegant manor house style venue for weddings and events. Over two centuries old, it offers a storied setting for couples to begin the next chapter of their lives or where you can celebrate any type of milestone event. Oakland is situated on a large estate brimming with trees and seasonal florals which adds to the mansion’s stately ambience. Between the antique charms and lush grounds, our clients can celebrate in memorable splendor.

Facilities and Capacity

There are multiple areas throughout Historic Oakland that can be transformed into event space. For weddings or other social events, Historic Oakland can accommodate up to 172 guests to come together to mark a milestone moment.

The main ballroom features crystal chandeliers and wall scones and is a soft tone that will go with any color palette. Here, 80 guests can gather for a banquet-style dining experience. When including the Veranda with the Ballroom, one can accommodate up to 112 guests. The Ballroom opens onto the Veranda through a series of glass doors. The Veranda is well suited to cocktail hour using Historic Oakland’s high-top cocktail tables. The Foyer is a flexible space and is often used for dancing the night away.

Ceremonies can take place in the beautifully manicured grounds or gardens. Or, for those who may want an indoor ceremony, our sunny Magnolia can accommodate up to 80 guests.

Outside, larger weddings or events with up to 172 guests can be held in the tented area. Historic Oakland’s tent provides the perfect space for your guests to gather and celebrate your significant milestones together.

Additional smaller rooms throughout Historic Oakland can be used for dressing rooms or as the backdrop for engagement parties, showers, and rehearsal dinners.

Services Offered

Historic Oakland’s provides an on-site Facility Manager for your event to manage the building’s operational functions. Historic Oakland’s rentals include a selection of round, banquet, and cocktail tables along with indoor and outdoor ceremony chairs. Outdoor rental equipment for ceremonies is an additional rental fee. Clients can select their own vendors to include the caterer of their choice.

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?

$2,100

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

$750

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

No

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Clean Up
Parking
Set Up
Tables

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

2

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Historic Building
Mansion

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
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Wifi

What event items are available?

Chairs
Dance Floor
Furniture
Tables
Tents
Tent Accessories

What transportation and access is available?

Parking

What months are included in your peak season?

February
March
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
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Pia
Pia B. Sent on 01/07/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Wonderful location, excellent staff

The was perfect for our intimate wedding. They were very detailed and professional. The place was already decorated for winter, but she worked with our decorator, so that the decor could match our wedding colors.
Karen
Karen L. Sent on 11/24/2019
5 out of 5 rating

Beautiful facility -- professional staff

The facility is excellent for smaller weddings of 74 or less. An outdoor ceremony is recommended if the weather permits because the ballroom on the second floor is not handicapped accessible. For a caterer I highly recommend Tino's Italian Bistro -- they are excellent!!!
Chenae
Chenae M. Sent on 07/04/2019
5 out of 5 rating

(Bride) Wedding 08/2019

Wedding next month so far the planning process has been so smooth, responsive and helpful. LaTasha the facility coordinator makes you feel like you’re the only client she has with her attention to the planning details of your event. Can’t wait and will be back to update!
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Team

Maylyn Davis
Maylyn Davis
Event Sales Manager

Maylyn Davis is the Event Sales Manager for Historic Oakland where she will be overseeing all aspects of sales and event planning. She is a graduate of the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and the Fashion Institute of Technology. Prior to working at Historic Oakland she worked as a community manager where she was responsible for the management and development of the company’s online community. Maylyn spent the past 10 years as a Real Estate specialist with vast knowledge of the commercial real estate brokerage industry including customer relations, leasing, and property management.

Professional Network & Endorsements

7 Endorsements
Rev. Chris Adams Rev. Chris Adams Wedding Officiants

Beautiful, romantic venue. Always a pleasure to officiate at Historic Oakland.

Catering by Seasons Catering by Seasons Wedding Caterers

A lovely venue in the heart of Columbia with a great staff who will support you from beginning to end.

Press Pose & Print Photo Booths, LLC Press Pose & Print Photo Booths, LLC Photo Booths

Our company provided photo booth rental services for a wedding reception at this venue and the staff was incredibly friendly. The venue is cozy and quaint and a great place for a wedding reception.

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