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Pleasantly rising along the banks of Church Cove off the St. Mary’s River, Mary’s Hope is an elegant events location, serving as the perfect venue for indoor and outdoor weddings, receptions, parties, and other special events.  Located in beautiful St. Inigoes, Mary’s Hope provides an amazing location for any type of celebration in Southern Maryland.

Beautiful vistas and glorious sunsets await you here at the heart of St. Mary’s County. The house, built in a Victorian style was constructed in 1893. It has indoor spaces available for intimate weddings, receptions and parties. Acres of spacious outdoor grounds, unique in Southern Maryland, will accommodate larger celebrations. With locations inside the house, on the waterfront, or on the grounds, Mary’s Hope is the perfect Southern Maryland wedding venue.

Mary’s Hope serves Southern Maryland and beyond and is an easy drive from Charles County MD, Calvert County MD, Waldorf MD, Annapolis MD, Baltimore MD, Washington DC, and Northern VA.

Whether your event is large or small, intimate or casual, Mary’s Hope is a special place that can serve your needs. Please browse our site and visit our extensive photo gallery of the property. Contact us to arrange a tour and find out why Mary’s Hope on Church Cove is Southern Maryland’s premier event venue.

Weddings & Receptions

Mary’s Hope, an 1890’s Victorian home, located on a tributary of the St. Mary’s River in rural Southern Maryland, offers a variety of options for both indoor and outdoor wedding ceremonies. By working with the site coordinator, the perfect setting can be selected in either the spacious interior or outside on the estate grounds. Indoor weddings are comfortable for up to 75 people. Outdoors, up to 300 guests can be accommodated in several ceremony locations prepared to fit your needs. No matter where at Mary’s Hope you select to have your ceremony, your wedding day will be both elegant and memorable. View our photo gallery for examples of locations and set ups of wedding ceremonies.

Reception areas are available indoors, outdoors, or both, depending on your requirements. Several of our tent sites can accommodate up to 300 guests. Inside, the house can comfortably receive up to 125 guests for a reception. The turret area in the Lilburn Room is the perfect location for guests to view the wedding cake, and the large Mueller Room is a spacious and wonderful setting for an intimate first dance.

No matter what you decide for your wedding, our site coordinator will work with you to help create the wedding you have always envisioned.

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