Weddings & Special Events

Say your vows and celebrate among the art, history, and acres of beautiful gardens at the MSV.
 


To learn more about what the MSV has to offer, arrange an appointment to tour the facilities, or reserve a space, please email [email protected] or contact:

Catherine Bogaty
Special Events Manager
540-662-1473, ext.227

Venue Price Range:  $500-5,000
Discounted rates may be available for intimate ceremonies (less than 50 guests) and small Sunday bookings (non-holiday weekends), weekdays, or events that take place between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Large weddings or garden events must be scheduled after the site closes to the public. The Glen Burnie House is now available for a $5000 rental fee; see below for more details.

GLEN BURNIE HOUSE MAXIMUM CAPACITY
The beautifully renovated Glen Burnie House is now available for your wedding or special event! The $5000 rental fee includes: access to the first floor of the House, including the formal Drawing Room and the adjacent Terrace and Library; use of all garden spaces on the spectacular six-acre landscape; use of the bridal suite for day of dressing and relaxation; and a four hour rental with additional time for pre and post event photography. A tent may be rented for an additional fee to accommodate a larger group. 50 Guests
(intimate dinner)

120 Guests
(cocktail style reception)

GARDEN SPACES MAXIMUM CAPACITY
The Grand Allee 300 Guests
The Rose Garden 200 Guests
The Pink Pavilion Courtyard 100 Guests
The Knoll 200 Guests
The Chinese Garden 50 Guests
The Water Garden 30 Guests 
INDOOR MUSEUM SPACES MAXIMUM CAPACITY
The MSV Lobby

This space may also be used as a back-up in case of inclement weather.

100 Guests
(standing)
The MSV Reception Hall

This space may also be used in case of inclement weather, if available. Note: For receptions with more than 60 guests, the patio adjacent to this space can be used but would require the rental of a tent.

Ceremony: 120 Guests

Reception: 60 Guests
(seated dinner and dance floor)

The MSV Reception Hall, Lobby & Hallways 250 Guests
(cocktail style reception)

Ask for details about opening the MSV Galleries during your event for your guests to enjoy!

Preferred Vendors
Looking for vendors that will help to create your dream wedding? The MSV has partnered with several vendors that are members of the Shenandoah Wedding Professionals group.

Photography Policy

Inset photo by Stephanie Leigh Photography & Design.

Special thanks to Hoffer Photography for the photos featured in the gallery on this webpage.


Refund Policy

For cancellations received at least 180 days or more prior to an event, the portion of the rental fee already paid will be refunded less a 30% administrative fee.

Allow ten business days for refund processing.

Cancellations made less than 180 days to the event will result in forfeiture of the entire rental fee paid to date.

Cancellations must be made in writing.