Leonardtown, a Most
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St. Mary’s County, MD Destination Wedding Guide
Leonardtown Wharf Park
Leonardtown Wharf features sweeping views of Breton Bay,
beautifully landscaped grounds and magnificent sunsets.
Flags flow with the breeze above the gorgeous brick paved
Compass Rose which provides a beautiful and elegant setting for
a lovely wedding ceremony or hosting an outdoor reception in the
large grassy field.
Port of Leonardtown
Winery and Public Park
A little known secret is the Port of Leonardtown Public Park
which sits beside the McIntosh Run and a wooded trail that
houses bald eagles, Baltimore Orioles, wild turkeys and many
other bird species. This spacious open park is surrounded by beautiful landscaping
and a picturesque, award-winning Winery.
Magnolia trees frame the Town’s historic square, and the War
Memorial Monuments commemorate those who have fallen but are not
grassy green Town Square is also surrounded by a quaint skyline
of different architectural periods and several restaurants
suitable for a rehearsal dinner before or a small reception
after your ceremony.
Hall, home of the Barnes and Key families, the first
public library in St. Mary’s County, and currently the
headquarters of the St. Mary’s County Historical
Society, has a wonderful front lawn available for
weddings up to approximately 150 attendees. No catering
services or kitchen services are provided. The Society
will work with caterers and wedding planners to assure a
memorable wedding and/or reception. Intimate weddings of
less than 20, may be held inside Tudor Hall. Tudor
Hall is a Georgian period, small mansion, on a hill
overlooking the Leonardtown waterfront. Originally
constructed in the 1760s, the home boasts a wonderful
lawn with Willow Oak shade trees, a pleasure garden and
the home’s inset portico. For information,
contact the Society’s Executive Director, at
301-475-2467 or by email at
Rich in the tradition and history of Maryland, the Office of
Clerk of the Circuit Court is one of the oldest public
institutions in the state. Many smaller ceremonies are held
under the stately trees encircled by an ornamental brick wall
and bordered by the Old Jail, a rustic stone building built in
1858 and used until 1942 when it became a museum.
Also displayed on the grounds, is a cannon from The Ark,
one of two ships that first brought colonists to Maryland, and
were later used to defend St. Mary’s City.
Town has all the things a bride and groom needs: hotels, banquet
rooms, florists, fine dining, caterers, unique shops, art
galleries, print shops, transportation and one of the most
desired wedding location is down at the Wharf right on the
Your guests can stay the weekend and stroll along the
streets, meander through specialty shops, enjoy a leisurely meal
in a unique setting, relax down at the waterfront before the big
day and make plans to come back to enjoy one of the numerous
family town events.
makes Leonardtown stand out, be so unique and attractive as a
wedding destination? Once you arrive, you don’t need to drive,
Leonardtown is one of the oldest county seats in America.
Historic sites that provide endless photo opportunities all
within walking distance of each other. Leonardtown is rich in
historical buildings reflecting many architectural styles –
Folk-Victorian, Federal, Gothic, Picture Box and Colonial.
Favorite spots include Tudor Hall Mansion, the Old Jail, and the
Courthouse. Local business surround the beautiful Town Square
and just down the hill right to the water’s edge is the Wharf
and the scenic waterfront view of Breton Bay.
Are you dreaming of simple or formal, small or large, inside
or outside location, unique or traditional; you can have your
dream wedding in the most convenient place, Leonardtown.