Herrington on the Bay

Award-Winning Waterfront Wedding Venue

Imagine your wedding here...

For more than 25 years, we have hosted Maryland’s most memorable waterfront weddings and events. You’ll like us for our expansive views of the Chesapeake Bay and locally-sourced menus, but you’ll love us for the five-star service we provide. In fact, it’s what has earned us a spot as one of Maryland’s best wedding venues with awards from The Knot, Wedding Wire, Capital Gazette and the Bay Weekly.

When you book with Herrington, you’ll get a full service wedding package that includes the venue, food, bar, service staff and on-site amenities. We’ll help you plan the details of your event, including a customizable food menu, sourced sustainably from our partner farms.

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Unforgettable Events

Host your special event at Herrington on the Bay

In service of you and your joy!

Herrington on the Bay offers the perfect space for special events with two venues on the Chesapeake Bay, as well as one off-site barn venue. Whether you’re hosting a large wedding or corporate event or an intimate celebration, you’re sure to leave your guests with a lasting impression. 

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Alright, let’s get to planning! We know how difficult it is to choose the perfect venue. That’s why we’re here to help you flesh out your ideas and find the perfect fit. When we consider the placement and design of your wedding ceremony, we put you first.

We know that no wedding is the same, that’s why we offer our clients a choice of two, gorgeous ceremony venues. Explore our two waterfront wedding venues, Herring Bay Garden/Herrington Yacht Club and the Polynesian Lawn/Paradise Ballroom, to envision your special day at Herrington on the Bay. 

As Maryland’s premiere event venue, we promise to help create your dream wedding that is stress-free, beautiful, and unforgettable.

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Eco-friendly waterfront resort
We’re more than Maryland’s best wedding venue. We’re Maryland’s most beautiful and ecologically conscious destination venue. Our team is ready to help you plan the perfect wedding or event.

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“Herrington is just stunning. I have had so many compliments from guests that it was the most beautiful wedding they had seen. Everything ran smoothly and I really felt like I had the most perfect day and wish I could relive it all over! Thank you Herrington for everything!”   

- Mallory and DJ


“We totally enjoyed our meal from you. The salad was great! So fresh and loved the vinaigrette. The chicken curry was very, very good! Portion size was very good. Enough for another meal. Will definitely order again and will recommend to friends and coworkers. Can’t wait to see what is on for next week. It’s a great deal!! Thanks so much!”   

- Sheree Harvey


“ABSOLUTELY AMAZING from start to finish! We just celebrated our wedding at this spectacular venue. More spectacular, was the professionalism, service, attitude, helpfulness, and planning demonstrated by the staff at Herrington.”

- Karine and Jeremy


“Herrington helped us plan the most perfect day of our lives and during the wedding they were present and extremely helpful throughout the entire night! They are so organized, efficient, and helpful when it comes to anything about weddings!”

- Jill and Zach