12 Marvelous Bridal Shower Venues in Maryland

Shower your bestie with love at one of these stunning Maryland venues.
12 Marvelous Wedding Shower Venues in Maryland
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Jacqueline Mann
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  • Jacqueline writes articles for The Knot Worldwide that cover an array of wedding-related topics.
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Updated Feb 26, 2023

One of your favorite people in the whole world is getting married. While they are checking off their wedding to-do list, you're in charge of planning an event that allows them to slow down and enjoy a little pampering.

If you're looking for bridal shower venues in Maryland, you'll find a plethora of gorgeous locations to choose from. The southern part of the state boasts a rich history, miles of shoreline and some of the best seafood on the East Coast. Looking for a venue in the city? Check out our roundup of bridal shower venues in Baltimore, Maryland. And if you decide that you want to expand your venue search to further afield, we've got all the venue and vendor recommendations you need on The Knot Marketplace.

Get ready to celebrate the to-be-wed. Plan a stunning wedding shower at a trendy downtown venue, near the calming Chesapeake Bay, or surrounded by immaculate gardens. Keep reading for a list of our favorite bridal shower venues in Southern Maryland.

Blackwall Hitch in Annapolis, Maryland

This bridal shower venue in Annapolis, Maryland's Chesapeake Bay region combines urban chic with nautical vibes. Nestled in the historic downtown area of Annapolis, Blackwall Hitch has more than 10 event spaces available for a wedding shower.

Upon entering you'll find stunning quartz floors in the foyer, cedar-wrapped walls and replica Edison lighting. This venue gives guests the feel of an industrial shipyard with an upscale feel.

Hold your bridal shower in The Gathering Room with its reclaimed farmhouse tables, white dining chairs, nautical artwork and natural lighting. During the warmer months, gather friends and family on the rooftop deck known as The Crow's Nest that overlooks downtown Annapolis. Most private rooms at this venue can host up to 50 guests.

Thacher & Rye in Frederick, Maryland

Thacher & Rye's bridal shower venue in Frederick, Maryland has the charm of a historic home, with a renovated contemporary interior. As you walk up the stairs to the double-door entryway you'll see a beautiful brick façade and large windows that provide lots of natural lighting.

From spring through fall, host your wedding shower outside on the patio with views of downtown Frederick. Or throw the shower inside among upscale and modern décor.

Whether you choose lunch, dinner or a brunch menu, guests won't be disappointed with the cuisine at Thacher & Rye. Chef Bryan Voltaggio prepares dishes using seasonal and locally sourced ingredients. Voltaggio is well-known in the culinary community, and was named runner-up in three seasons of "Top Chef."

Glenview Mansion at Rockville Civic Center Park in Rockville, Maryland

Celebrate your bestie at this stunning Rockville MD venue perfect for a bridal shower. Glenview Mansion sits on 153 acres of lush grounds in Rockville Civic Center Park. The 25,000 square foot Neoclassical style mansion dates back to 1926.

Glenview Mansion can host up to 250 guests but has private event spaces for smaller groups. The conservatory has a neutral color scheme, making it the ideal backdrop for any décor. Century-old marble floors and chandeliers add an elevated touch to the room. The private living room is a casual and relaxed setting that opens to the formal gardens on the property. After your bridal shower, visit the art gallery with its four rooms of rotating exhibitions or tour the gardens.

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Harry Browne's Restaurant in Annapolis, Maryland

Host a wedding shower in this elegant venue located in historic Annapolis. Harry Browne's Restaurant offers award-winning cuisine for its private events. Hosts can choose from one of the menu packages, or work with the chef to create a custom menu.

With a capacity of up to 100 guests, there are several private rooms available. Gather with friends and family in the State Circle Grill Room which features brick walls and nautical artwork. Or host your shower in the Capital View Room with a view of the Maryland State House right outside the window. For an intimate gathering, choose the Wine Cellar room with a fireplace and wine bottle storage that serves as decor.

Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Maryland

Wow friends and family with a garden wedding shower at Brookside Gardens. The 50-acre property boasts stunning botanical gardens, peaceful green spaces and immaculate lawns. This venue is perfect for a spring or summer shower when the gardens are in bloom, or if you're hosting a tea party themed celebration.

Choose from several open-air locations, including the Japanese Tea House Pavilion, which accommodates up to 50 people. The pavilion is located on an island planted with bamboo, Japanese maple trees and other exotic plants. The indoor auditorium seats up to 130 guests and features a bright color scheme and floor-to-ceiling windows with a view of the gardens.

The Fountains Wedding and Conference Center in Salisbury, Maryland

Host an event full of elegance and style at this bridal shower venue in Salisbury, MD. The outside of the Fountains Wedding and Conference Center features a lovely brick patio with a view of the fountain at the front of the building. Create a signature shower at this affordable bridal shower venue in Maryland.

Inside you'll find the Sweetbay Room, which is a great option for intimate parties of up to 100 guests. This cozy space includes a brick fireplace, which adds to the ambiance of a fall or winter shower. The grand ballroom can seat up to 300 guests. Both spaces have a neutral, classic style, making it the ideal backdrop for any decor.

Rathskeller in Elkridge, Maryland

Does the to-be-wed love history and German cuisine? If so, treat them to a wedding shower at Rathskeller in Elkridge. This bridal shower venue in Maryland dates back to the 1880s and was previously a judge's home. The original jailhouse is now part of the outdoor biergarten at the venue.

With a capacity of up to 40 seated guests, there are several private event space options for your bridal shower. Along with the historic jailhouse, the outdoor biergarten patio features iron gates and wood picnic tables. You can also choose to host the shower inside the Keller (cellar). This space is the soul of the restaurant with its reclaimed wood bar, vintage Tiffany chandeliers and barrel vault ceilings.

The Country Club at Woodmore in Bowie, Maryland

Host an upscale bridal shower at the gorgeous Country Club at Woodmore. Surrounded by lush landscapes and the beauty of nature, this venue also features a stone walkway and retro bridges throughout the property.

You can't go wrong with any of the private event spaces available at the venue's clubhouse. Larger parties may feel more at home in the spacious dining room. The Woodmore Room offers a more intimate setting with views of the property and stone accents. The Palmer Bar & Grille features large windows that show off a breathtaking view of the grounds and outdoor patio. The venue can accommodate up to 250 guests.

Tenth Ward Distilling Company in Frederick, Maryland

Get your loved ones together for a fun and unique wedding shower at Tenth Ward Distilling Company in downtown Frederick. This woman-owned business specializes in non-traditional spirits and canned cocktails. Add an absinthe service or custom cocktail recipe to your event for an unforgettable experience.

The venue's private rooms boast exposed brick and original hardwood floors. Large pane windows allow tons of natural light to flow in on both sides of the venue. Host a bridal shower in the Barrell Room, a semi-private room that can seat up to 50 guests. For larger parties, head upstairs to Whiskey Hall, which can accommodate up to 150.

Pinstripes in North Bethesda, Maryland

Plan a bridal shower that is unique, sophisticated and fun at Pinstripes in North Bethesda. This affordable restaurant and event center features several private meeting spaces, along with bowling lanes and a bocce ball court. Nosh on a curated menu of Italian-American cuisine while celebrating the honored guest.

Pinstripes has multiple private ballrooms with hardwood flooring, a neutral color palette, and floor-to-ceiling windows with a view of the city. Or host the shower in the All Seasons Patio that seats up to 60 guests. The Regusci Room seats up to 12 and is perfect for an intimate gathering of close friends and family. Play a round of bocce ball or go bowling to add a little friendly competition to the event.

Fountain Head Country Club in Hagerstown, Maryland

This bridal shower venue in Hagerstown, MD, offers a luxurious backdrop to celebrate the guest of honor. Fountain Head Country Club features a stone clubhouse and several acres of manicured grounds. The venue prides itself on creating a warm and welcoming atmosphere for every guest.

Host your wedding shower in the ballroom, or one of the smaller private dining rooms. The ballroom features lovely wood floors, chandeliers and a coffered ceiling. Enjoy views of the lush landscape from any of the private event areas.

Kamran Center in Boyds, Maryland

Host a bridal shower in southern Maryland on five acres of romantic woodlands. Kamran Center is an escape from the city with its serene outdoor setting. This is a beautiful spot to relax and celebrate among nature.

Enjoy the view of the tree-lined property while holding a wedding shower on the outdoor stone patio. Or book one of the private rooms located off of the main hall. The interior of Kamran Center features 20-foot ceilings, crystal chandeliers, an indoor atrium and lots of natural lighting. For larger parties, book the main hall, which can seat up to 200 guests.

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