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Kentlands Mansion

Gaithersburg, District of Columbia View map Visit website
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
4.9 out of 5 rating
77 reviews
$3k - $4k For 100 Guests
Up to 150 guests

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2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$3k - $4k For 100 Guests
Up to 150 guests

The Kentlands Mansion is a mansion wedding venue in the Washington, D.C. area. This historic venue also serves as an art gallery with a rotating exhibition, giving couples a touch of color and creativity on their special day. This venue can be found near Gaithersburg, Maryland, approximately 40 minutes from the Washington National Cathedral.

Facilities and Capacity

As many as 150 guests can join couples on their big day at this mansion venue. The building itself has two floors and eight rooms that couples may use for their big day. It sits on a well-manicured lawn that features a side garden, allowing wedding events to spill outdoors depending on the weather and the season. The rooms are decorated like a sophisticated home, with antique-style furniture, golden chandeliers, crown molding and - of course - works of art hung along all the walls that are supplemented in places by statues and curio cabinets. In one of the main banquet rooms, the walls are made of an ornate and darkly colored wood.

Services Offered

This venue offers event planning to help couples prepare for their big day. At the Kentlands Mansion, couples can host a bridal shower, engagement party or rehearsal dinner in addition to their ceremony and reception. Other services through this venue include:

  • Bridal suites
  • Outside vendors
  • Free parking
  • Setup of tables and chairs
  • Wireless Internet

History

The history of the estate can be traced back to 1723 as a land grant. The brick mansion was constructed by the owner’s son after his father’s death in 1892. Other buildings were also constructed on the property, many of which are - like the Kentlands Mansion - still standing and in use today. The lands were purchased by Otis Beall Kent and given a name that still sticks to this day, Kentlands. The property underwent a massive reconstruction and restoration project in the hands of the new owner, and was expanded at one point to 1,100 acres as a gentleman’s estate and wildlife sanctuary.

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?

$1,980

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

$1,980

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

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$250

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

$250

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

150

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

7

Describe your venue:

Art Gallery
Historic Building
Mansion

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
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Event Planner
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Set Up
Wifi

What event items are available?

Chairs
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access
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    Kevin M. Married on 06/04/2022
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    Amazing time!

    We had such a wonderful time at our wedding at the Kentlands Mansion. The ceremony and reception, which were both held on the mansion's grounds, went off without a hitch thanks in large part to the attentive Kentlands Mansion's staff. A special thanks goes out to Antonia who worked with us in the weeks leading up to our wedding to work out the placement of chairs and tables and the day-of to ensure we kept to our planned timeline and that vendor deliveries arrived on time. The weather was sunny and cool, which allowed us to use the side of the mansion for our ceremony, which had plenty of space for guests and featured a lovely fountain at the front. The mansion's grounds are made beautiful by the lush greenery and flowers that they have planted, and the inside features a rotating collection of artwork from local artists. We also liked that we were able to open up the side of the porch to let the cool evening breeze into the dining and dance area.
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    Karen W. Married on 12/22/2021
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    Big Birthday Bash that felt like a wedding!

    I know this is a wedding site but I had a big 60th birthday bash here (that felt like a wedding so that is why I am posting here). The venue and the staff were amazing! We had 70 guests and the event was a huge success. We had it catered by Putting on the Ritz and music was provided by DJ Gee Dubs. The entire Kentlands staff was very organized and responsive from the initial meeting to the event itself. I highly recommend the Kentlands Mansion for a wedding or any other event. First class!
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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
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Great Venue!

Calamuci Photography Calamuci Photography Wedding Photographers

The Kentlands Mansion is a wonderful venue with a great staff. It's a charming place tucked away in a neighborhood in Gaithersburg.

Julia MacInnis Photography Julia MacInnis Photography Wedding Photographers

Kentlands is one of my favorite wedding venues in the area. The building is awesome for getting ready shots, the ceremony (inside or out) and for the reception. Moreover, the grounds around Kentlands Mansion are ideal for bride and groom portraits. Everyone who works there is incredibly friendly and accommodating and will work with you to make your wedding a perfect day to remember. I have shot many weddings there and always look forward to the next one.

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320 Kent Square Road Gaithersburg, District of Columbia, 20878
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Monday - Friday 9:00am-4:00pm
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