The Best Brewery Wedding Venues in Maryland

If you are looking for a fun, non-traditional wedding venue then you need to consider a brewery wedding! While there are so many Maryland wedding venues to choose from, brewery weddings provide an ideal environment for beer lovers looking to plan a fun, laid-back wedding. Keep reading for my top 5 Maryland breweries that would serve as the perfect venue for a brewery wedding!

Check out my list of the top wedding venues in Maryland for more options.

5 Reasons to Plan Your Wedding in a Maryland Brewery

People love beer. But seriously, who doesn’t love a cold beer on a hot summer day (or any day for that matter?)

Buy & support local. Craft beer is the new signature cocktail! For fun wedding reception beverage options, you can discuss the possibility of creating your own special brew for the day or, schedule a tasting and choose your favorite beer(s) to serve.

Breweries provide the perfect laid-back setting. Breweries tend to have a very industrial vibe. While most wedding venues are built to be elegant and classy, this is not the main goal of a brewery. Many brewery structures feature exposed brick, concrete floors, and metal beams, making it a unique venue option for couples trying to escape the traditional wedding feeling.

(Almost) no guests limitation. The good thing about beer halls is that they tend to be quite large. This means that you’ll be able to have a large guest list plus, breweries usually have large, family-style tables and benches offering adequate and casual seating.

Budget-friendly. Most people have never considered holding their wedding in a brewery. This means that you’re more likely to receive better rates when you choose a brewery as your venue as opposed to a traditional wedding venue or hotel that has been hosting weddings for years. Plus, you’ll likely be able to work closely with the brewery staff to ensure your vision comes to life just right. Oh, and did I mention the savings on alcohol that might be available? 🙂

5 Breweries for Your Maryland Wedding Venue

  1. Eastern Shore Brewery

Located in St. Michaels, Maryland, Eastern Shore Brewing is the oldest brewery on the eastern shore of Maryland. This 10+-year-old brewery gives off an eclectic vibe and has ample seating from a large bar to outdoor seating. Crafted with only the finest ingredients, visitors can choose from at least 10 different craft beers available in flights, pints, or even to-go growlers.

2. 1812 Brewery

With over 2,500 sq ft of space, 1812 Brewery provides a spacious and beautiful setting for your Maryland brewery wedding. This farm brewery is nestled in the mountains of western Maryland and has multiple designated spaces for events to accommodate guests of any size. 1812 Brewery has its own hops-growing trellis system and features a gorgeous brick barn and outdoor patio where guests can view the beauty of nature around them.

3. Springfield Manor Winery Distillery Brewery

Although Springfield Manor resembles a vibe that you might find at a traditional wedding venue, this winery distillery brewery truly is an ideal place to plan your wedding or event. Built in 1774, the Springfield Manor offers an idyllic setting, a large ballroom, and an elegant barn perfect for hosting weddings with up to 300 guests. The venue also offers onsite accommodations as well as professional staff and catering.

4. Peabody Heights Brewery

Started in 2012, Peabody Heights is one of the first breweries to be opened within the Baltimore city limits in over 30 years. The brewery was started by local Baltimore entrepreneurs and investors who had a passion for the city and for craft beer! The space can accommodate 150-300 guests and, in the Spring and Fall months, a large outdoor heated tent is available as well.

5. Falling Branch Beer

Complete with a taproom and beer garden, Falling Branch Brewery is another family-owned farmhouse brewery that provides sprawling views of the surrounding countryside. This brewery is dedicated to creating Belgian and American ales by sourcing local and home-grown ingredients. With rotating food trucks and music events, this brewery is the ideal spot for hosting your Maryland brewery wedding.

Breweries are quickly becoming a popular alternative to traditional wedding venues. With their relaxed, fun environment, guests can spread out and enjoy views of nature or dance the night away in an urban, industrial setting. If you are looking to plan a Maryland brewery wedding and need a wedding photographer, head on over to my contact page to learn more!

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