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Woodlawn Manor Park Event Center offers a beautiful, pastoral setting for weddings, receptions, social events, life celebrations and business meetings. The Georgian-style Manor House resides within the Woodlawn Cultural Park and possesses a charming sense of history. The Manor House, designated Grounds and Woodlawn Tent are available to rent for social and business events and offer a rustic, elegant setting. The rental site includes the Manor House, which was constructed in 1800 - 1815, a Gazebo Garden, expansive lawns, historic boxwoods and several outbuildings that speak to the agricultural operations at Woodlawn during the 19th century: the stone springhouse/meathouse, the log building/possibly slave housing and the board-and-batten tenant house. The onsite Tent is also available for rental April through October, in combination with the Manor House.
Wedding ceremonies are often held in our Gazebo Garden, typically followed by indoor or outdoor cocktails and a tented reception. Business meetings are often held in the Manor House with the opportunity for an outdoor lunch and teambuilding activities on our expansive lawn.
The five-acre landscaped outdoor event space around the Manor House features:
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Enjoy this WeddingWire Video of Woodlawn Manor!
Browse beautiful pictures of all four of Montgomery Parks Event Centers in the 2013 Hawthorn Brochure. The cover photo was taken on the grounds of Woodlawn Manor in May, 2013!
Woodlawn Cultural Park is managed by The Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission (M-NCPPC) and is a public park. The inside of the Woodlawn Manor House is only available for viewing during Open Houses so patrons are encouraged to visit us during Open Houses to see the historic elegance of the interior, which is used as an Event Center. RSVP's are not required for Open Houses - just show up and Park Staff will show you around! These Open Houses are designed for those interested in renting the Event Center. Historic Tours are not offered during Open Houses, but all Patrons and Park visitors are welcome to view the Manor.
For weekday (M-F) tours between the hours of 8am - 4pm, please email Melissa.Bonds@MontgomeryParks.org. Evening appointments may sometimes be accomodated based upon venue schedule (private tours are scheduled around our booked events).
For reservation information and details, please view our Social Rates and Rental Information and our Social Rules and Regulations. For specific questions and availability, please email or call 301-774-1900 M-F.
Please view Future Woodlawn Visitor Center Construction information updated 6.11.14
|ADDRESS|| 16501 Norwood Road
Sandy Spring, MD 20860 | 301-774-1900 | fax 301-774-9410 | Map |
2014 - 2015 Social Rates and Rental Information rev 1.28.14
Social Event Rules and Regulations rev 11.18.13
Planning Checklist rev 3.4.14
Sample Basic Timeline - due at least 30 days prior to event date (basic or detailed timeline OK)
Sample Detailed Timeline - due at least 30 days prior to event date (detailed or basic timeline OK)
Manor House (year round): 32 seated with tables and chairs (in largest room), 60 standing, cocktail-style (smaller capacity for indoor ceremonies)
|RENTAL FURNITURE||2014 Additional TABLES AND CHAIRS Order Form - due at least 30 days prior to event date
Floor Plans may be submitted by email and are due at least 30 days prior to your event
GAZEBO Garden Blank Template - due at least 30 days prior to event date
MANOR HOUSE Blank Floor Plan Template - due at least 30 days prior to event date
TENT Blank Floor Plan Template - due at least 30 days prior to event date
Catering Rules and Regulations rev 11.21.13
Photo Credits: Christopher Newkumet Photography; Ken Pak Photography; Voula Trip Photography; Jerome Tso Photography; Jeff Benzon Photography; Zeffert & Gold Catering; Joyeuse photography; Art Bu Lu Photography