Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center’s Arts & Education Building

Located on 510 acres of pristine habitat in Queen Anne’s County along the eastern shore of the Chesapeake Bay, the Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center offers a wonderful setting for your event that is contemporary, functional, and immersed in nature.
Our “green” facility located in this tranquil setting is perfect for:

• Wedding Receptions
• Seminars & Conference Meetings
• Birthday, Anniversary, Retirement Parties
• Business Events
• Training Programs
• Retreats
• Community & Fundraising Events

Our rental facility features:

• Views and access to varied habitats of the Chesapeake Bay
• 2,000 square feet of space
• Capacity for up to 120 people for a wedding
• Certified “green” building
• Lovely wrap-around porch

With serene breathtaking views of our eco-pond, gardens, and natural wetlands, this venue incorporates nature into your event. Make the Chesapeake Bay Environmental Center the destination for your special occasion!

For more information, please contact Vicki Paulas directly at vpaulas@bayrestoration.org 

ATTN: We only have July 2017 or August 2017 left as far as wedding or party rental availability on weekends in the main building. All other months are booked. Please do not call about weddings or other weekend rentals if you are not interested in those two months. We are still taking reservations for weekday meeting rentals in 2017.

ATTN: We will not be renting either picnic pavilions for kids birthday parties, scout groups or other functions for the 2017 season. Sorry for the inconvenience.

We are currently taking wedding reservations for 2018. We will not be taking bookings for 2019 until January of 2018. We do not hold weddings on-site from Mid-November through April or on Holiday Weekends.

You must have a CBEC membership in good standing in order to rent the facility. Wedding rates for 2018 are $2500 and you have use of the facility from Friday at 9am-Sunday 3pm. Wedding rates/terms are non-negotiable. Facility rental is on a first-come, first-serve basis. See calendar below for availability. (Disclaimer: Calendar is updated monthly and not on a daily/weekly basis and does not reflect inquires already in the process of booking.) Calendar Last Updated: 3.29.17

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Request Your Date/Dates

  • Our calendar is filling fast.  Please submit this form with your information and we will call you to discuss details within 2 business days.
  • EX: Birthday party for 50 people