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Venues in Chesapeake City, MD,
(410) 885-2040

About Us

Located in Chesapeake City, Maryland, the Chesapeake Inn Ballroom is a waterfront hotel venue that hosts weddings and other milestone occasions in elegant style. The management of this exquisite locale invites couples that are seeking a premier backdrop for their festivities. You and your loved ones are sure to appreciate the atmosphere, the sights, and the cuisine to be found in this landmark setting.

Facilities and Capacity

This waterfront venue is located within the Chesapeake Inn Restaurant and Marina in Chesapeake City on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. You may expect a 35-minute drive to this locale from Wilmington, Delaware, and just over a one-hour drive from both Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Baltimore, Maryland. Chesapeake City offers a multitude of outdoor ceremony sites, including the popular Pell Garden and the Moon Property that encompasses the classic Chesapeake City Bridge. The Chesapeake Inn Veranda and Ballroom are also available as settings for your wedding ceremony. The Ballroom features magnificent views of Chesapeake Bay, with guests seated underneath an elegant chandelier and flanked by the well-furnished interior. This space offers a capacity of between 150 and 175 guests. The Terrace and Veranda areas are available for more intimate gatherings of between 35 and 40 guests.

Services Offered

The Chesapeake Inn Ballroom hosts engagement parties, bridal showers, rehearsal dinners, elopements, ceremonies, and wedding receptions. All-inclusive packages are available that include event planning, vendor coordination, catering service, bartending service, event rentals, and setup and teardown for your celebration. The experienced hospitality staff prioritize comfort and convenience for all guests, and so provide wireless internet, valeting service, and wheelchair-accessible features. The peak season for this venue stretches from April through October, offering you a wide range of dates from which to select your ideal wedding day.


The culinary team of the Chesapeake Inn Ballroom will work with you to craft a menu befitting the importance of your celebration. You and your guests may tuck into hors d’oeuvres and fare from buffets, display stations, grill stations, plated dinners, and dessert displays. Attentive bartenders will provide your party with a range of beverages suited to your festivities.

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  • I was a covid bride, so my husband and I celebrated our wedding reception this year! Let me tell you...I am a perfectionist and Chespeake Inn was PHENOMENAL!! Eddie was very easy to contact. Our guests loved the venue! The food was AMAZING. It was the best wedding food I have ever tasted. The staff were so pleasant and down-to-earth! My husband and I already decided to book a baby shower with them when the time comes!!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 1,000.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 0.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 450.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 450.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Server(s), Wedding Cake

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 32.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Marina, Restaurant, Waterfront

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Chairs, Dance Floor, Furniture, Lighting, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Valet, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    April, May, June, July, August, September, October

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, November, December

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