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Venues in Ellicott City, Maryland,
(301) 742-0399

About Us

We are so happy you have something to celebrate! We are still actively booking new events and have come up with additional flexible options for our clients who’s plans may have been impacted by COVID. Because love is never canceled, we are adapting during this uncertain time to give our clients inclusive options for their new budget and timeline. And yes, we are still also booking the classic 16 hour full day rental that sells out every peak season!


INTRODUCING, THE COVID COLLECTION

1. ELOPEMENTS

These intimate elopements are for couples who want to say “I Do” during phase 1 of the Governor’s reopening plan. With enough time to decorate, get married, take pictures, have a toast and then clean up, these elopements are perfect for couples who just want to be married. GUEST LIMIT- 20 (or fewer per Governor)

WHAT’S INCLUDED?

  • 2 hour rental of Main Street Ballroom’s Main Ballroom or brick patio. No dressing suites access or catering kitchen.
  • Access to selection of house furniture: ceremony arch, chairs, cocktail tables
  • Cake, Bubbly and disposable plates + glassware for up to 20 people
  • Officiant if desired
  • No rehearsal or reception
  • $250 off a 2021 full day booking for that big reception (once we’re all saying “COVID who?”)
  • Only available during phase 1 of the Maryland reopening period
  • New clients only please

The number of guests are subject to capacity limits set by the Governor (please note vendors are included in this number!). However, our staff can even officiate if you need help reducing your headcount. All you need to bring? The love of your life, your favorite people, and any additional decor pieces that are special to you. We’re now booking June and July 2020 dates.

INVESTMENT: WEEKENDS- $750 / WEEKDAYS- $700


2. INTIMATE WEDDINGS

These small, budget-friendly weddings allow you to invite your closest family and friends with just enough time to decorate, get married, take pictures, have a reception and then clean up. With a convenient midday or evening time slot, this is the only time we host multiple receptions in one day. Shorter rental time and a lower guest count helps you save money on your overall budget across all vendor categories. The number of guests are subject to capacity limits set by the Governor (please note vendors are included in this number!) GUEST LIMIT- 75 (or fewer per Governor)

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

  • 6 hour rental of Main Street Ballroom and brick patio
  • Access to all areas of the venue including dressing suites
  • Access to all house furniture. No outside rentals permitted.
  • Must use one of our Short List caterers
  • No rehearsal or cocktail hour
  • New clients only please

INVESTMENT: MIDDAY WEDDING (10AM-4PM) - $2500 / EVENING WEDDING (5-11PM) - $3000 / WEEKDAYS - $250 OFF


3. FULL DAY RENTAL (OUR STANDARD OPTION)
The classic that made us a household name (ok maybe not yet but we sell out up to a year in advance so were pretty close!) GUEST LIMIT- 300 (or fewer per Governor)

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

  • 16 hour rental of Main Street Ballroom and our brick patio (8am-midnight)
  • Access to our entire suite of house furniture (including tables and chairs for up to 120)
  • All licensed and insured caterers welcome
  • Rentals welcome
  • Rehearsal included
  • You are our only client on the day of your event
  • Complementary reschedule options for COVID-related postponements. Additional cost options also available.
  • Now booking 2020-2021


INVESTMENT: Seasonal pricing available here.

4. CHANGE THE DATE SHOOTS

Announce your change of plans with new photos! Make the best of the situation by dressing up, snuggling with your favorite person and bringing your favorite photographer for a photo session. Includes access to all areas of Main Street Ballroom.

INVESTMENT: $100 per hour (1 hour free for existing clients)


We can’t wait to be a part of your celebration— please let us know if you have any questions about these options or if there are any dates you would like us to check for availability. You can schedule a FaceTime/Zoom tour and watch a recorded video tour here.


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Rustic meets industrial chic right on historic Main Street Ellicott City. Main Street Ballroom is a blank slate with character that you can customize to create your unique vision for your wedding day. We are a space to celebrate— not stress! From our flexible indoor/outdoor floorplan to our unprecedented rental window of 8am-midnight, our policies are designed to add value to your special event by giving you the freedom and creativity to create a truly customized celebration.

Facilities and Capacity

Nestled right on historic Main Street in Ellicott City, this 100 year old stone warehouse has been converted into a 10,000 square foot indoor/outdoor event space. Couples may host up to 300 people for their celebration. There is also a 3,000 square foot brick patio that can be used as an outdoor space for ceremonies or cocktail hour. Parking is free in Ellicott City and the venue has three reserved spaces for clients to use as they wish for their guests.

Services Offered

Flexibility is the name of the game here. The rental of Main Street Ballroom includes the longest rental window in the industry- 16 full hours are included in their standard rate. Plus, the venue allows you to use any licensed and insured caterer you'd like. The Ballroom also provides an on-site venue manager, who will set up and break down the venue's complimentary tables, chairs and furniture. In order to help couples save on the cost of rental items, the venue can supply tables and chairs for up to 120 guests (venue capacity is 300, but storage is limited). This venue has it all and throws in lots of extras for free:

  • Two getting-ready suites
  • Thousands of dollars worth of rental furniture available at no additional charge
  • Outside vendors welcome
  • 1 hour rehearsal included
  • No hidden fees
  • WiFi
  • Exclusive discounts across every category of wedding vendors


Hannah Corton

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  • We had a wonderful experience with MSB. The venue speaks for itself and we were able to add personal touches in every way. We had at least 185 people fit, drink, eat, dance comfortable. The staff was extremely helpful in decor recommendations and the venue provides beautiful furniture pieces to add to the venue. We loved our experience, and guests continue to compliment the beauty of the venue.

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

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

    Yes

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

    $ 3,500.00

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

    $ 3,500.00

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

    No

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, Parking, Tables

    What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

    300

    What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

    1

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

    3

    Describe your venue

    Art Gallery, Ballroom, Barn, Historic Building, Loft

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    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?

    Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Outside Vendors, Wifi

    What event items are available?

    Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Chairs, Furniture, Tables

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    April, May, June, September, October, November, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, July, August



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