BlackRock Center for the Arts
Description: BlackRock Center for the Arts exists to inspire the community to explore, experience, engage and excite through the arts. In its active pursuit to make the arts central to the lives of local residents, BRCA is committed to providing quality programs that develop lifelong participants in the arts. BlackRock Center for the Arts builds community through and for the arts. When our theaters, gallery, art rooms, lobby and conference room are not in use for our programs they are available for rent to the public. The Studio Theatre is popular as a large meeting and banquet room for birthday parties, bat and bar mitzvahs, and wedding receptions.
Location: 12901 Town Commons Drive, Germantown, MD 20874
Pricing: Please refer to BlackRock Center’s website and their contact
Description: Changing floral displays in 11 specialty gardens and the Conservatories promise color and scent year round. Wedding ceremonies, receptions, other social events, and corporate retreats can be scheduled year-round at Brookside Gardens. Select from our colorful conservatory, beautifully landscaped gardens, wedding gazebo or dramatic reception hall for your special occasion.
Location: 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton, MD 20902
Description: This is the perfect retreat area to escape the pressures of everyday life and to enjoy the beauty that the metropolitan area has to offer. Only moments from Washington, D.C. the park has a 174 site campgrounds, which is open any time of the year.
Location: Greenbelt, MD
Prices: Please contact Greenbelt Park for information regarding pricing.
Limitations: Please contact Greenbelt Park for information regarding limitations.
The Kentlands Mansion
Description: This 1942 built mansion is exceptionally landscaped, surrounded with trees, ponds and lakes. It is beautifully built with 22-foot ceilings with dark wood paneling, hardwood floors, a crystal chandelier and a music room that has an exceptional feel with its hand painted ceiling. There are four rooms that can be rented on the first floor, which can lodge up to 125 guests. In addition, there are two rooms located on the second floor for smaller functions, such as business meetings. Kentlands Mansion can even provide a VCR, overhead projector and flip-chart easel. If you're looking for an outdoor setting Kentlands also can take care of that for you!
• Bridal suite available
• Capacity: 150 Cocktail or 110 Seated
• Ceremony Capability
• Outdoor Capability
Location: 320 Kent Square Rd., Gaithersburg, MD 20878
Pricing: Please refer to the website
The Lodge at Little Seneca Creek
Description: The Lodge At Little Seneca Creek is a rustic meeting place designed as a replica of a classic log cabin. This log cabin near Germantown features oak floors, stone fireplace and spacious deck overlooking acres of parkland. A breathtaking view from the exterior deck encompasses a pastoral vista where an outdoor event may be held.
Capacity: The Lodge At Little Seneca Creek can accommodate up to 175 guests for meetings or social gatherings and provides ample free parking.
Location: 14500-A Clopper Road, Boyds, MD 20841
Newton White Mansion
Description: This chic mansion is perfect for weddings, receptions, parties, reunions, for any function that you can think of. There are several areas available for public use, including: a small and large porch, dining room, Green room, ballroom, kitchen, administrative offices, and two spacious dressing rooms. If this sounds great imagine the glass atrium that is added on as an addition to the mansion. The atrium is used to seat major parties including up to 316 people in a theater-style setting. Inside this magnificent haven it can accommodate up to 360 people.
Location: 2708 Enterprise Rd., Mitchellville, MD 20721
Pricing: Please contact the facility
Limitations: No specific restrictions but please consult the facility
Description: Built in 1811, Oakland is a blend of Federal, Greek, and Colonial Revival periods. It includes a spacious foyer, twin staircases, a ballroom with crystal chandeliers and sconces with access to a private veranda and secluded back lawn. A perfect setting for a reception, dinner, or cocktail party.
Location: 5430 Vantage Point Rd., Columbia, MD 21044
Contact: 410-730-4801 • Fax: 410-730-1823
River Road Unitarian Universalist Congregation
Description: In a beautiful natural wooded setting you’ll find RRUUC available for weddings, receptions, bar/bat mitzvahs, memorial services, and other religious, spiritual, and community building ceremonies and events. Their latest building addition includes a hall, with seating for 190, that is perfect for receptions or more intimate ceremonies. A restaurant quality kitchen and additional meeting rooms are also a part of this beautiful new space. There is also a lovely garden and patio area for outdoor events and with the entire property nestled into a scenic woodland setting a sense of serenity is added to any occasion.
Location: 6301 River Road, Bethesda, MD 20817-5888
Contact: Mr. Andrew Taylor or Mrs. Otakara Safertal
Rockwood Manor Park
Description: Choose this elegant country home and lodge nestled in Potomac for your special event. Rockwood also has overnight accommodations for group events, retreats, and wedding/social functions. Within the spacious Manor House, seating is available for 80-100 guests. If you prefer an outdoor event, the breathtaking gardens and patios that surround Rockwood provide the perfect setting.
Location: 11001 MacArthur Blvd., Potomac, MD 20854
Description: The historic and refurbished Strong Mansion with formal gardens provides a picturesque setting for weddings and social events. The mansion is available year round and can be the perfect backdrop for any occasion.
Location: 7901 Comus Road, Dickerson, MD 20842
Pricing: Please refer to Stronghold Mansion’s website and their contact
Women’s Club of Chevy Chase
Description: The high-ceilinged, oak-floored hall offers a stage, pine-paneled columns, and a musician's balcony. Enjoy a nearby garden as well as a paneled library with fireplaces.
Rental does not require membership or sponsorship
Capacity: 400 standing, 200 seated with dancing, 250 seated without dancing
Location: 7931 Connecticut Ave., Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Fee: $1,900 for receptions Friday through Sunday.
Description: This Georgian-style historic manor in Sandy Spring is perfect for an intimate gathering or large tented affairs on the lawn. Woodlawn Manor has five uniquely designed rooms that are perfect for small meetings or intimate social affairs. Or plan an outdoor event, either in the gazebo garden or under a tent on the beautifully landscaped lawn.
Location: 16501 Norwood Rd, Sandy Spring, MD 20860