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Venues in Charlestown, MD,
(410) 287-6666

About Us

The Wellwood is conveniently located in Charlestown, Maryland within an hour of Philadelphia, Dover, Lancaster & Baltimore.

The Wellwood is your all-in-one reception & ceremony venue with beautiful water views & unsurpassed service. We are a full-service location providing your reception food & beverage package, table linen, service staff and assistance with managing your wedding day details. Customized isn’t just a word to us; it’s an attitude.

Facilities & Capacity

The Wellwood comfortably accommodates guest lists up to 300 guests in our climate controlled tented banquet pavilion – air conditioning for spring & summer; heating for fall & winter.

The Wellwood restaurant can accommodate up to 50 guests in our dining room. The Wellwood restaurant has private and semi-private dining spaces available to host your rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, guest meet & greet and send off brunch.

Services Offered

Our waterfront ceremony set up overlooking the North East River provides a beautiful setting for your vows. We provide your ceremony arch, white runner, chairs, tables for your unity service and programs as well as bottled water at the ceremony site.

Reception menu packages feature station & hand-passed hors d’oeuvre, buffet, served meals and station style meal services. Vegetarian & Gluten free meals are available too! Consider a fun twist by including some sushi or a themed menu! The Wellwood specializes in Maryland Seafood. There are different beverage package options including options to add table side wine service or an hour of cordials. Please share your menu and beverage ideas with us - we are happy to customize a menu for you!

Also, The Wellwood's wedding packages include floor-length polyester table cloths and napkins in a wide variety of colors. The main reception area is complete with all of your tables, choice of chairs (white folding chairs or chiavari chairs), china, flatware, glassware, appetizer display, colored uplighting, head table and cake backdrops.

The Wellwood's events team will design your reception floor plan and reception time line to help you with your day of details and coordinate with your other vendors on your wedding day to ensure your details are complete and your guests are served with a smile.


There are vacation homes available for rental right next door to the Wellwood that provide a fantastic place to spend your honeymoon night and a great place to get ready for your wedding day!

Area hotels are located within three miles of our location. The Wellwood courtesy shuttle has two scheduled pick up times to bring your guests to our location and two scheduled return times to return your guests to a North East MD hotel.

Water taxi (seasonal)

Accommodates up to 15 passengers with a full bar onboard & bluetooth sound system. The Captain is available to schedule a private cruise for your group.

Joanne Williams

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  • This venue was awesome working with my daughter and son in law planning their wedding, especially during the pandemic. The food was delicious, and the staff was great!

    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?

    $ 2,200.00

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

    $ 1,500.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Lighting/Sound, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables, Transportation

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

    Cake Cutting, Server(s)

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 20.00

    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

    Describe your venue

    Banquet Hall, Beach, Boat/Yacht, Historic Building, Restaurant, Waterfront

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Covered 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, All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Get Ready Rooms, Set Up

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, 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, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Aisle Markers, Aisle Runners, Altar/Arch, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Lighting, Tables, Tents, Tent Accessories

    What food and beverage items are available?

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

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Shuttle

    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, April, November, December

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