Description

Historic Oakland is located in the heart of downtown Columbia, Historic Oakland stands proudly in natural splendor. Built in 1811, it is truly one of the most beautiful and historic buildings in Howard County, Maryland. Historic Oakland is conveniently located in downtown Columbia, in close proximity to popular hotels and restaurants. Airport accessibility and...

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Historic Oakland is located in the heart of downtown Columbia, Historic Oakland stands proudly in natural splendor. Built in 1811, it is truly one of the most beautiful and historic buildings in Howard County, Maryland. Historic Oakland is conveniently located in downtown Columbia, in close proximity to popular hotels and restaurants. Airport accessibility and highway access are both convenient and immediate. You are approximately 20 minutes from BWI, 50 minutes from National Airport, and minutes away from I-95, Route 70, and 695.

Elegant Oakland is the perfect setting for ceremonies, wedding receptions, bridal showers, holiday parties, family celebrations, business meetings or retreats. Historic Oakland’s manor offers three levels of entertaining space that can fit up to 180 throughout the manor house with free parking and exclusive personal service. The sprawling landscape provides several options for an outdoor ceremony.  On the back lawn sits an open patio that is covered with a beautiful tent, which can accommodate up to 180 guests, from March to mid-November – great for large receptions.

Complimentary Features

  • Wedding rehearsal time
  • Private lounge for getting ready for your special day
  • No ceremony fee
  • Table and chair set up within the house or on the lawn
  • Banquet, rounds, cocktail tables and indoor chairs
  • On-site facility assistant
  • Off-street free parking
  • Ice machine
  • Commercial warming kitchen (Convection Oven, Refrigerator/Freezer, 3 Tier Sink)
  • In-house sound system
  • Stunning indoor or outdoor options
  • Covered outdoor veranda
  • Stone-wall-enclosed intimate outdoor ceremony area (Bishop’s Garden)
  • Choose your own caterer

Features & Facilities

Facilities

Air Conditioning .glyphicons-heat
Free Parking .glyphicons-car
Internet Access .glyphicons-globe
Wifi Access .glyphicons-wifi
Outdoor Area .glyphicons-tree-deciduous
Parking Available .glyphicons-cars
Easy Parking .glyphicons-cars
Outdoor Space .glyphicons-sun

Event Guidelines

Birthday Party Milestones .glyphicons-ban
Underaged Birthday Parties .glyphicons-ban
Underage Events .glyphicons-ban
Third Party AV Companies .glyphicons-ban
Alcoholic Events .glyphicons-ban
BYO Food/Drink .glyphicons-ban
DIY Theming .glyphicons-ban
21st/18th Parties .glyphicons-ban
Outside Catering .glyphicons-ban
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Event Rooms

Main Ballroom

Min 10 people, Max 80 people

The Ridgely Room

Min 2 people, Max 12 people

The Sterrett Room

Min 10 people, Max 40 people

Back Patio Tent

Min 10 people, Max 150 people

The Magnolia Room

Min 10 people, Max 60 people

The library

Min 10 people, Max 50 people

The Town Center Room

Min 10 people, Max 50 people

Event Room Layouts

Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Main Ballroom
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60
80
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The Ridgely Room
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12
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The Sterrett Room
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24
40
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Back Patio Tent
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150
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The Magnolia Room
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60
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The library
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The Town Center Room
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50
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Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Main Ballroom
-
-
-
-
60
80
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-
The Ridgely Room
-
-
-
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12
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-
-
The Sterrett Room
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-
-
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24
40
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-
Back Patio Tent
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-
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-
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150
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-
The Magnolia Room
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-
-
-
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60
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The library
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-
-
-
-
-
-
The Town Center Room
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50
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