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Venues in Frederick, District Of Columbia,
(301) 898-3920

About Us

Morningside Inn is an indoor and outdoor private estate located just outside of Washington, D.C in Frederick, Maryland. This serene and secluded venue is located among breathtaking views of rolling hills, ponds and endless landscape. With no other houses, buildings or roads on the horizon, you and your guests will celebrate in a peaceful oasis. Step away from the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy a private and peaceful wedding celebration when you book with Morningside Inn.

Facilities and Capacity
With a maximum capacity of 200 guests, this venue has three main event spaces available for use. Enjoy the venue’s outdoor ceremony space as you say “I do” against the covered pavilion and your guests sit excitedly on the brick patio. In cooler months, or in cases of inclement weather, the ceremony can be moved indoors to the reception space. The room features large windows overlooking the rolling hills. When it comes time for the reception, host your guests in Morningside Inn’s dining room, complete with a stone fireplace and large sunny windows. Your guests will feel right at home with this room’s quaint and charming atmosphere. For a more versatile space, utilize the Wedding Reception Room, which looks out over the ceremony patio. The white walls will bring a bright and airy feel as your guests enjoy the view of the horizon.

Services Offered
Morningside Inn offers a variety of event services. When you book with this accommodating venue, you’ll receive access to event coordinators who are available to walk you through the wedding planning process. They’ll assist in designing the wedding day setup for your event, guide you through the menu selection process and make sure everything is ready to go when your big day arrives. Morningside Inn’s services include:

  • Bridal suite
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • Lighting/sound
  • In-house catering
  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair access

You’ll be able to custom design a wedding day menu that fits your palate and dietary needs. The venue offers a variety a serving options, some of which include passed hors d’oeuvres, buffet-style selections and plated meals. Some of Morningside Inn’s most popular menu options include:

  • Filet mignon
  • Maryland crab cake
  • Herb encrusted salmon
  • Sautéed summer squashes
  • Steamed vegetable medley
  • Twice-baked potatoes
  • Rice pilaf
  • Wild rice blend
  • Greek pasta salad
  • Quinoa caprice salad


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  • We visited the Morningside Inn a year ago and chose it immediately for my daughter's wedding. One huge factor was that she could get married (indoors or outdoors) and have the wedding reception all in one place. My daughter was having a "Christmas" wedding and the venue was already completely decorated which was another huge factor. It was gorgeous! We had to change the wedding date due to Covid-19 and they could not have been more accomodating. We had Sharon as our coordinator and she was a true blessing. She paid special attention to detail and offered suggestions that made our day run much smoother. To say she was wonderful would be an understatement. The venue owner (Mrs. Cochran) is a remarkable woman who takes pride in her venue and is also available to answer questions or address concerns. I would choose this venue over and over again. They have staff available on the big day to take care of every need. They served my elderly in-laws at their table and helped get the... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

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


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


    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

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

    Cake Cutting, Server(s)

    Describe your venue

    Banquet Hall, Farm/Ranch, Inn/B&B

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception

    What event services do you offer?

    Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Set Up

    What event items are available?

    Aisle Runners, Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Dance Floor, Decor, Furniture, Lighting, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

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

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

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