In Maryland, there’s no shortage of venues who can accommodate a tented wedding. While trying to stay safe throughout the pandemic while still achieving your dream wedding, you may want to shift focus towards planning out a tent wedding. From safety tips, to decorating a tent wedding based on your style, to finding a caterer in Maryland that’s cooperative with safety, here are our tips for planning out your dream tented wedding.
While your wedding may not look entirely the way you thought it would this year, there are still ways to have a gorgeous wedding while ensuring your guests are safe. As a caterer in Maryland, we recommend tented weddings as the safest option to plan out during the pandemic. The CDC has laid out guidelines to keep everyone safe and healthy while trying to maintain normal life. Here’s why a tent wedding may be your best option:
There are plenty of venues in Maryland that can accommodate a tent wedding. Now that it may be the safest option to have your wedding, here are some of our favorite tented wedding venues in Maryland.
On the Chesapeake Bay on Kent Island is Matapeake Beach & Clubhouse. This venue gives you access to a beautiful, private beach and a sizable yard, which either can be used for your ceremony or reception. Beautifully restored, the terminal ferry house that was previously used from 1936 to 1956 is available to couples to use for all of their wedding day planning needs. The specialized bridal room and bourbon room both lend themselves to allow for couples to get ready for their big day. Plus, couples can use the venue for their rehearsal dinner the night before. This venue completely encompasses the beauty Maryland has to offer.
The Kent Island Yacht Club is the bay’s premier social club. Located on Kent Narrows, the Kent Island Yacht Club lends itself well for outdoor weddings. With a large yard, there’s more than enough room at this venue to accommodate for the size tent you need to comfortably host your guests on your wedding day. The venue is known for its exceptional service and gorgeous views of the Chesapeake Bay.
Wye Island NRMA manages 2,450 acres of the 2,800 acres of Wye Island. The lodge and grounds are available to rent for weddings. The venue can accommodate between 50 and 200 people, making it the perfect place for any size wedding you’re planning to have. Beyond that, you guests will have access to the shorelines available at Wye Island and the many beautiful views the venue has to offer.
A tented wedding is like a blank canvas that you can decorate to match whatever style you’re aiming for on your big day. There are so many stylistic choices you can make to ensure your venue suits your needs and your style. See our tips on how to decorate your venue based on your style:
The basis of bohemian style is free-spirited and natural. Generally speaking, boho style is typically eclectic. While there are no rules when it comes to boho style, here are some tips to get you started when planning out your boho wedding:
When you think of a rustic wedding, typically you think of a barn wedding. But that doesn’t mean you can’t have your wedding in a tent and still give off your rustic feel. Here are our tips on how to decorate your tented wedding to ensure there’s a rustic feel throughout:
While fairly minimalistic, you can still have fun with your wedding when decorating in a modern style. Here’s how you can make your wedding feel modern:
Romantic weddings are some of the most gorgeous weddings. The ambiance of decor sets the tone for a fully romantic night. Here are our tips to styling your romantic tent wedding:
When it comes time to choose a caterer, there are so many things to consider. But, most importantly, you’ll want to make sure that your caterer is following the proper safety precautions and offers the type of meal you’d like to have on your big day.
At The Smokehouse Grill, we’re taking extra steps to make sure that not only our employees stay safe and healthy but also our customers. Beyond daily temperature checks of our employees, we’re offering our customers the option for staff-served food stations or the option for drop-off catering. We want to ensure that you feel safe with either option we offer, and our staff will always wear masks and gloves either way.
When it comes to food, we have something for everyone. We have a multitude of pre-set wedding packages with options such as mouth-watering chicken, delicious smokehouse prime rib, or flavorsome crab cake. We also offer on-site barbeque catering with plenty of different packages to suit your needs.
Staying safe and healthy during the pandemic is the top priority, but there are still ways to have your dream wedding while still staying safe. From safe catering options from a caterer in Maryland, to recommended venue types, there are many options available to you to have a safe wedding. Interested in planning out your 2021 wedding? Contact The Smokehouse Grill to hear more about our safe catering options.