The University of Maryland Memorial Chapel is a serene and picturesque wedding ceremony venue situated in College Park, Maryland. Within the grounds of the campus, this romantic chapel venue is characterized by red-brick walls, manicured gardens, and open parkland. Imagine your I-dos to the background music of a traditional pipe organ or within the gardens surrounded by blooming flowers. The Memorial Chapel is a multi-faith facility that welcomes people from all backgrounds.
Facilities and Capacity
The University of Maryland Memorial Chapel is composed of two chapel venues and a variety of garden ceremony spaces. The Main Chapel, which can host up to 300 guests, is an elegant red-brick structure that is distinguished by white columns and a belltower. Set against the church your wedding photos are sure to be phenomenal. This backdrop is bordered by a bright green lawn and mature trees that match the impressive height of the chapel. Walk down the aisle under a vaulted ceiling and seat your guests comfortably within the classic pews. The Garden Chapel is a smaller, more rustic venue and seats up to 95 guests. Filled with natural light that streams through large windows, the traditional interior gives this chapel a cozy atmosphere. The baby grand piano is a charming addition to this intimate wedding setting. Couples may also choose from the many garden spaces on the Memorial Chapel grounds if they wish to have an outdoor ceremony.
Couples booking their wedding ceremonies at the Memorial Chapel are entitled to a selection of services and amenities. The chapel can provide professional sound equipment and instruments for any music-related needs. Couples can also avail of the two dressing rooms on-site for wedding preparations. Hosting over 100 ceremonies annually, this highly qualified staff is on-hand to provide the best experience possible and to help with all event rentals. Furthermore, they can help you organize the marriage license and offer advice regarding the best nearby reception venues. An event manager will also be present at the rehearsal and on the big day to ensure seamless transitions throughout the event.
Recommended by 96% of couples
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Kendra H. · Getting married on 01/04/2020
Everything came out perfect!
The chapel staff was very flexible, very responsive, and helpful throughout the whole process. Mel. was absolutely amazing and making sure everything came out perfect on my wedding day. She definitely went over and above and I couldn't have been happier. Thank you so much! I would definitely recommend.Sent on 05/06/2019
Alyssa · Married on 07/20/2019
The Chapel made our wedding planning experience so easy and convenient. Mel and Caralyn were fantastic and we recommend them and the chapel to any Terp alumni for their wedding. We loved every minute.Sent on 07/23/2019
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This venue offers the below options which may impact pricing:
A discount is available for US Veterans and Active Duty Military Members. To qualify for the Military discount, the bride or the groom must meet be a US Veteran or active duty military member. Proof of status is required. If the bride or groom do not meet this criteria, then the General Public rate applies.
A discount is available for University of Maryland, College Park Affiliates. To qualify for the affiliate discount, the bride or the groom must meet one of the following criteria:
If the bride or groom do not meet one of the above criteria, then the General Public rate applies.
Planning a very small intimate affair of less than 20 people? For a flat rate of $230, you can host your small ceremony at the Chapel for one hour, with access to parking, Chapel furnishings and candles, and and on-site Event Manager!
Here are the details:
- No more than 15 people (including wedding party)
- Limited to no more than an hour
-This is the hour general public rate for the Main Chapel!
- Limited to Garden Chapel and 8PM wedding slot in Main Chapel ONLY from April-November. Both spaces may be used from December to March.
Memorial Chapel has been great to connect with as a wedding vendor. They are very attentive and responsive which is an amazing quality when dealing with vendors and engaged couples. Great customer service. Welcoming personalities.
It is always an honor to work with/for you and your clientele. With our ensembles of flute/violin/cello or string quartet, we LOVE what we do and we love working at your venue!
Very friendly and professional staff. An absolute beautiful venue. Highly recommended.