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Venues in Ellicott City, MD,
(410) 465-1200

About Us

A spacious wedding venue in Ellicott City, Maryland, Turf Valley Resort has been a prominent fixture in the wedding community for over 30 years. Surrounded by lush acres and pristine golf courses, the venue’s picturesque scenery will keep your guests talking long after the night ends. Whether you wish for a romantic outdoor ceremony or elegant ballroom reception, Turf Valley Resort is the perfect choice for creating wedding day magic!

Facilities and Capacity
Situated on 1,000 acres, Turf Valley Resort boasts more than 40,000 square feet of versatile event space. Accommodating a maximum of 650 guests, the venue offers couples the option of hosting their ceremony and/or reception in five distinct areas.

Services Offered
Couples who entrust their union to Turf Valley Resort benefit from a variety of services. Options include indoor and outdoor settings, event planning, rentals and lighting/sound.

Turf Valley Resort offers couples and their guests the option of relaxing overnight in their newly renovated, fully-furnished rooms and suites. Each room provides modern amenities such as plush bedding, complementary WiFi, flat-screen TVs and Keurig coffee makers.

Other Facilities
In addition to the aforementioned items, the venue also provides numerous wedding-related facilities. To help you and your significant other celebrate and prepare for your special day, both rehearsal dinner and engagement party spaces are available.

Turf Valley Resort is located in historic Howard County. The venue is approximately 25 minutes from The James and Anne Robinson Nature Center and 15 minutes from Merriweather Post Pavilion.

Olivia Sandona

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  • Alright, this has been my hardest review to write... choosing the venue and caterer is overwhelming, it is the start of the whole wedding planning process. It is a big decision, it is what you spend the most of your budget on and I can say with full confidence that choosing Turf Valley was the best decision we made. After we signed and began planning, we didn't once question it. Jenny B thinks of everything, if you have a question, she has the answer and the answer after that! She is three steps ahead of poor wedding couples, who are clueless in how to plan a wedding (let's be honest most of us are somewhat clueless if we haven't done it before). The Waterford Ballroom was absolutely stunning! It was inviting, romantic, classic, and still personalized, so it didn't feel cookie cutter. Turf Valley only hires professionals with an wonderful attitude, in what sometimes feels like a cutthroat industry. If you are hoping to reduce stress during the process of wedding planning, Turf Valley i... Read more

    responded with the following comments.

    Thank you for your amazing review! It truly means the world to us that one of your biggest decisions, to choose Turf Valley Resort as your wedding venue, was the best decision. Jenny B is a true expert in helping couples plan such an important event. We are so delighted that you and your guest enjoyed the convenience, the food and all the unique details to make your day special. We hope you can celebrate more special occasions at Turf Valley in the future. Congratulations!

    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?

    $ 500.00

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

    $ 500.00

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


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

    $ 1,000.00

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

    $ 1,000.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    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, Dessert, Server(s), Wedding Cake

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

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Open Bar, Signature Drink

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Banquet Hall, Country/Golf Club, Hotel

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

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

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, Cake, Catering Services, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Pet Friendly

    What catering services do you offer?

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

    What bar services do you provide?

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

    What event items are available?

    Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Shuttle, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    May, June, July, August, September, October

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March

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