The Top 3 Reasons Why Tent Weddings Rock

To tent or not to tent, is often the question contemplated by many a couple about to tie the knot. What makes a tent wedding so special? Here’s why:

1. Pictures, pictures, pictures.
Whether you have your ceremony and reception in the morning or at night, the photographs will be stunning. Nothing says romance like beautiful gardens, twinkling lights and the oneness with nature that tent weddings provide.

2. Spaciousness.
Most tents allow for a good-sized guest list so you can invite lots of family and friends. Since you are outside, you can most likely bring the dog or other family pet depending on the venue’s rules. Besides the guests and tables and chairs, most tents can accommodate a dance floor, d.j. table, buffet tables and other amenities.

3. Creative license.
With neutral colors and minimal decorations, the decorating possibilities are endless. Flowers, balloons, and colored lights or lanterns really transform the space under the tent. If you want to add some fun to the event, you can set up lawn activities like corn hole, hula hoops or horseshoes if the venue allows it.
Tent from path
Under Tent Reception

Dinner inTent

Dinner inTent

The staff at Historic Oakland want to help you plan your event. We are here to assist you with everything you need, from lists of caterers to choosing how to decorate the rooms, deciding on how to use our beautiful grounds or finding the best photographer. Our historic venue in downtown Columbia, Maryland will make your event one that all your guests will remember for years to come. Call us to set up a tour or see if we have availability, 410-730-4801 or email us at [email protected].

Written by: Wendy Trilling,
Guest Relations, Historic Oakland Manor

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