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1840s Plaza

Baltimore , MD

LOCATION

29 South Front Street
Baltimore, MD 21202 US (map)

PHONE

410-385-1840

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Still searching for a unique and elegant venue for your Baltimore wedding celebration? Imagine the possibilities...

The stately front gate sweeps open to reveal a tranquil... Read more
Still searching for a unique and elegant venue for your Baltimore wedding celebration? Imagine the possibilities...

The stately front gate sweeps open to reveal a tranquil garden courtyard. Three stories of architectural grace fronted by an historic red-iron facade rises majestically before you. Life and excitement glows through countless sparkling windows as you and your guests are swept away into the grace and beauty of an era past.

Highlight your special day with an amazing location. Visit 1840s Plaza for a peek at Baltimore’s most unique ballrooms and all that we have to offer!

Three floors of the gorgeous Fava Building at 1840s Plaza are available for special events! With decor varying from the Latin-inspired first-floor 1840s Cabaret to the second floor 1840s City Lites featuring authentic Baltimore vignettes, historic WhiteTower Diner and lounge-like atmosphere, and the elegant 1840s Ballroom with breathtaking city views, hardwood dance floor, crystal chandeliers and hand-painted murals of historic Baltimore, there is a space for every vision and every budget!

1840s Plaza Venues
1840s Cabaret (1st floor):
Accommodates 115 seated, 230 standing 1840s City Lites (2nd floor):
Accommodates 160 seated, 250 standing 1840s Ballroom (4th floor):
Accommodates 230 seated, 350 standing
Courtyard Gardens (ceremonies & cocktails):
Accommodates 230 seated, 350 standing
1840s Carrollton Inn
13 boutique bed & breakfast rooms and suites


To schedule your private showing, contact our event professionals at 410-385-1840 or info@1840sballroom.com. Read less

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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
1
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
3
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Historic, Inn / B&B
Describe the style of your venue
City, Eclectic, Garden
What kind of settings are available?
Covered Outdoor, Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
230
What event services do you offer?
Accommodations, Event Planning, Event Rentals, Outside Vendors OK
What event items are available?
Chairs
What transportation and access is available?
Parking, Valet

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
1
What kind of settings are available?
Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
What types of spaces are available for a rehearsal dinner?
Exclusive Venue Use, Private Room
What kind of menus do you offer for rehearsal dinners?
Custom

REVIEWS

4.7
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4.6/5.0
4.8/5.0
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Laura
Wedding:
6/13/2015
5.0/5.0
1840's was an amazing place to have our wedding! The staff is so friendly and really willing to work with you. The venue itself has such character and is so beautiful. The staff goes above in beyond on your wedding day. Stasia was our event coordinator there and she was amazing! My bridesmaids were having trouble bustling my dress and she stepped in and helped. So grateful! She also got us food during the cocktail hour to make sure we got chance to eat. The staff there is very detailed oriented and made sure things run smoothly throughout the night. Would recommend 1840's to all my friends who are getting married!
1840's was an amazing place to have our wedding! The staff is so friendly and really willing to work with you. The venue Read more...
1840's was an amazing place to have our wedding! The staff is so friendly and really willing to work with you. The venue itself has such character and is so beautiful. The staff goes above in beyond on your wedding day. Stasia was our event coordinator there and she was amazing! My bridesmaids were having trouble bustling my dress and she stepped in and helped. So grateful! She also got us food during the cocktail hour to make sure we got chance to eat. The staff there is very detailed oriented and made sure things run smoothly throughout the night. Would recommend 1840's to all my friends who are getting married! Read less
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1840s Plaza responded with the following comments:

Congratulations! We are so happy your special day went smoothly and was everything you wanted. Our staff at 1840s is always ready to go above and beyond to help make your day perfect! We wish you the best of luck and hope you come back to visit us in the future!
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Megan
Wedding:
6/6/2015
5.0/5.0
I absolutely loved this venue and Stasia and Dianna were AMAZING to work with! Stasia and Dianna were with us through the entire process! From the first day we went to see the venue, to figuring out our date and pricing, to allowing us to visit the venue several times in between, running our rehearsal and the wedding day as well, they were always available! My sister in law is a day of planner, and she told me that there are a lot of venues that say they will have people there helping the day of the wedding, but most actually don't... that was not the case with 1840s. Dianna was there to help with all the behind the scene details the day of, and both of them were always available to answer all of my questions... and there were lots :) We rented the entire venue to have a 'rain plan' for our Ceremony, but the weather was amazing and we didn't have to use it. We got married in the large Courtyard, had Cocktail hour in the first floor Cabaret, and had the Reception in the fourth floor Ballroom. There are so many cool spaces at this venue and it gives you a lot of ability to be creative and decorate it however you would like! Also... it's hard to come across a Ballroom with WINDOWS! The natural light for a summer wedding was amazing!

I also stayed at the Carrollton Inn the night before my wedding, got ready there the day of the wedding, and stayed there on my wedding night. The space was elegant/regal and there was plenty of room for lots of girls to be moving around and getting ready all at once. The Inn isn't cheap, but it was very convenient to be able to get ready just steps away from the Ceremony and Reception! My wedding day was everything I could hope for and more and all of the staff at the venue were very helpful and accommodating!
I absolutely loved this venue and Stasia and Dianna were AMAZING to work with! Stasia and Dianna were with us through the Read more...
I absolutely loved this venue and Stasia and Dianna were AMAZING to work with! Stasia and Dianna were with us through the entire process! From the first day we went to see the venue, to figuring out our date and pricing, to allowing us to visit the venue several times in between, running our rehearsal and the wedding day as well, they were always available! My sister in law is a day of planner, and she told me that there are a lot of venues that say they will have people there helping the day of the wedding, but most actually don't... that was not the case with 1840s. Dianna was there to help with all the behind the scene details the day of, and both of them were always available to answer all of my questions... and there were lots :) We rented the entire venue to have a 'rain plan' for our Ceremony, but the weather was amazing and we didn't have to use it. We got married in the large Courtyard, had Cocktail hour in the first floor Cabaret, and had the Reception in the fourth floor Ballroom. There are so many cool spaces at this venue and it gives you a lot of ability to be creative and decorate it however you would like! Also... it's hard to come across a Ballroom with WINDOWS! The natural light for a summer wedding was amazing!

I also stayed at the Carrollton Inn the night before my wedding, got ready there the day of the wedding, and stayed there on my wedding night. The space was elegant/regal and there was plenty of room for lots of girls to be moving around and getting ready all at once. The Inn isn't cheap, but it was very convenient to be able to get ready just steps away from the Ceremony and Reception! My wedding day was everything I could hope for and more and all of the staff at the venue were very helpful and accommodating! Read less
Services Used: Rehearsal Dinner, Wedding Venue
1840s Plaza responded with the following comments:

Congratulations!! We are so happy that your wedding day was everything you wanted and more! It's always great to hear feedback about how attentive and readily available our staff is. From the staff at 1840s Plaza, we would like to wish you many many years of happiness! Make sure to order your customized brick for the 1840s Plaza to mark your special day for everyone to see! We hope you keep in touch and come back to visit!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
The 1840s Ballroom was wonderful. They were very responsive and flexible, always making suggestions to improve our time there.
The 1840s Ballroom was wonderful. They were very responsive and flexible, always making suggestions to improve our time Read more...
The 1840s Ballroom was wonderful. They were very responsive and flexible, always making suggestions to improve our time there. Read less
Services Used: Rehearsal Dinner, Wedding Venue
1840s Plaza responded with the following comments:

Thank you for your review! Our staff is always proactively working to make sure whatever event held at our venue is nothing short of amazing! Congratulations and we hope to see you again in the future!
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Kelly
Wedding:
1/31/2015
5.0/5.0
From Stashia down to Diane and the girl ( I am sorry I didn't get your name) it was fantastic....My tenting company dropped the ball on some things and they sprung into action and took care of everything. I have dealt with Stashia on many occasions professionally as well. She is wonderful and my daughters wedding was gorgeous and spectacular
From Stashia down to Diane and the girl ( I am sorry I didn't get your name) it was fantastic....My tenting company Read more...
From Stashia down to Diane and the girl ( I am sorry I didn't get your name) it was fantastic....My tenting company dropped the ball on some things and they sprung into action and took care of everything. I have dealt with Stashia on many occasions professionally as well. She is wonderful and my daughters wedding was gorgeous and spectacular Read less
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1840s Plaza responded with the following comments:

We appreciate your fantastic review of our venue as well as our staff! Make sure to keep in touch by subscribing to our monthly newsletter and following us on Facebook. Best wishes to our newlywed couple!
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Allison
Wedding:
1/10/2015
5.0/5.0
Great event location for our wedding in the City Lights hall. Everyone was very helpful, friendly, accommodating, and professional.
Great event location for our wedding in the City Lights hall. Everyone was very helpful, friendly, accommodating, and Read more...
Great event location for our wedding in the City Lights hall. Everyone was very helpful, friendly, accommodating, and professional. Read less
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1840s Plaza responded with the following comments:

Thank you for sharing your special day with us! We hope that it was everything you imagined and more. Keep in touch and make sure to visit us again in the future for another occasion!
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Alexandra
Wedding:
8/2/2014
5.0/5.0
We had an amazing experience at this venue. They were able to accommodate us in many different ways with their flexibility. The courtyard was beautiful. My husband and I had booked a room for our wedding night and they ending up upgrading us (breakfast was great too!). Stacia was a gem- so great to work with. It is an amazing place for pictures, and very seamless. I would definitely have my wedding here if I were to do it all over again!
We had an amazing experience at this venue. They were able to accommodate us in many different ways with their Read more...
We had an amazing experience at this venue. They were able to accommodate us in many different ways with their flexibility. The courtyard was beautiful. My husband and I had booked a room for our wedding night and they ending up upgrading us (breakfast was great too!). Stacia was a gem- so great to work with. It is an amazing place for pictures, and very seamless. I would definitely have my wedding here if I were to do it all over again! Read less
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Jess
Wedding:
5/31/2014
5.0/5.0
The moment I visited this venue I fell in love with it! Our wedding ceremony was held in the gorgeous lower courtyard of 1840s and the reception was held in the Ballroom on the 4th floor. The venue and staff are amazing! Stasia is the best coordinator, she was professional and on top of her game! I received so many complaints about the 1840s Plaza from many guests who stated it was a beautiful venue. We were so happy with everything, THANK YOU so much for making our wedding great :)
The moment I visited this venue I fell in love with it! Our wedding ceremony was held in the gorgeous lower courtyard of Read more...
The moment I visited this venue I fell in love with it! Our wedding ceremony was held in the gorgeous lower courtyard of 1840s and the reception was held in the Ballroom on the 4th floor. The venue and staff are amazing! Stasia is the best coordinator, she was professional and on top of her game! I received so many complaints about the 1840s Plaza from many guests who stated it was a beautiful venue. We were so happy with everything, THANK YOU so much for making our wedding great :) Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
We found the perfect venue for our wedding reception at 1840's. We had the cocktail hour on the ground floor and dinner and dancing in City Lites. The staff was wonderful to work with. We enjoyed working with the staff at 1840's. We are Baltimore natives so City Lites was just a wonderful room for the reception and our guests (natives and non-Baltimore natives) loved it too!
We found the perfect venue for our wedding reception at 1840's. We had the cocktail hour on the ground floor and dinner Read more...
We found the perfect venue for our wedding reception at 1840's. We had the cocktail hour on the ground floor and dinner and dancing in City Lites. The staff was wonderful to work with. We enjoyed working with the staff at 1840's. We are Baltimore natives so City Lites was just a wonderful room for the reception and our guests (natives and non-Baltimore natives) loved it too! Read less
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Ilene
Wedding:
11/30/2013
5.0/5.0
The venue was beautiful, & the staff was wonderful. Stasia Cruz was our main person we dealt with. She was always very helpful, & managed our very large function with ease. The day of the wedding staff were on the ball the whole time. I would highly recommend them!
The venue was beautiful, & the staff was wonderful. Stasia Cruz was our main person we dealt with. She was always very Read more...
The venue was beautiful, & the staff was wonderful. Stasia Cruz was our main person we dealt with. She was always very helpful, & managed our very large function with ease. The day of the wedding staff were on the ball the whole time. I would highly recommend them! Read less
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Sharon and Tonya
Wedding:
11/2/2013
5.0/5.0
The 1840"a was an awesome place to hold our wedding and reception! From the moment we arrived everything was simply perfect. The staff was there for our every need, they kept checking in with us to see if we needed anything and if we did it was taken care of right away. We also stayed in the Inn along with our entire bridal party. The service that was provided to us and all of our guest was above and beyond what we expected! I would highly recommend the 1840"s to anyone looking for a great venue for your event.

Sincerely,
Sharon
The 1840"a was an awesome place to hold our wedding and reception! From the moment we arrived everything was simply Read more...
The 1840"a was an awesome place to hold our wedding and reception! From the moment we arrived everything was simply perfect. The staff was there for our every need, they kept checking in with us to see if we needed anything and if we did it was taken care of right away. We also stayed in the Inn along with our entire bridal party. The service that was provided to us and all of our guest was above and beyond what we expected! I would highly recommend the 1840"s to anyone looking for a great venue for your event.

Sincerely,
Sharon Read less
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Book your wedding date at the 1840s Ballroom and save 20% on overnight accommodations at the elegant 1840s Carrollton Inn - just across the garden courtyard. Room rates range from $175 - $395 per night and include a full breakfast.
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