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Running Hare Vineyard

Prince Frederick , MD
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LOCATION

150 Adelina Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678 US (map)

PHONE

410-414-8486

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ABOUT US

Running Hare Vineyard, located in Prince Frederick, Maryland is a premier winery in Calvert County.

Running Hare Vineyard resides on a picturesque 291 acre privately owned... Read more
Running Hare Vineyard, located in Prince Frederick, Maryland is a premier winery in Calvert County.

Running Hare Vineyard resides on a picturesque 291 acre privately owned farm. With its gentle rolling hills, stunning views, and miles of meticulously kept vines, it is reminiscent of the hills of Tuscany, the beauty of France and the sunsets of Napa!

Since opening its magnificent gates in August 2008, Running Hare Vineyard has produced numerous award winning wines both in regional and international wine competitions. Running Hare Vineyard is open for wine tastings Wednesday - Sunday. Sample and purchase your favorite wine in the vineyard. Bring a picnic lunch while enjoying wine and the stunning panoramic views!

Looking for a unique venue for a wedding, corporate or special occasion? Running Hare Vineyard is available for rental! Say your vows at sunset in the vineyard under our stunning pergola in the vineyard. Then host your reception on a hilltop overlooking the entire vineyard with stunning panoramic views in our stunning Tuscan styled events building. We are open year round for events! Winter wedding receptions available!

Running Hare Vineyard, a little bit of Tuscany and Napa right in Southern Maryland. Read less

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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

When was your venue built?
2010
Describe your venue:
Farm / Barn, Manor / Mansion, Winery / Vineyard
Describe the style of your venue
Country, Garden / Romantic, Rustic
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
250
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
1
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
No
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
000
Bar Service
Outside vendors welcome
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Event Coordination
Outside vendors welcome
Event Rentals
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Lighting and Sound
Outside vendors welcome
Linens
Offered in-house
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

INFO FOR REHEARSAL DINNER

When was your venue built?
2010
Describe your venue:
Farm / Barn, Manor / Mansion, Winery / Vineyard
Describe the style of your venue
Country, Garden / Romantic, Rustic
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
1
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
No
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
000
Bar Service
Outside vendors welcome
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Event Coordination
Outside vendors welcome
Event Rentals
Offered in-house, Outside vendors welcome
Are event rentals included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Lighting and Sound
Outside vendors welcome
Linens
Offered in-house
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Outside vendors welcome
Wedding Cake
Outside vendors welcome

REVIEWS

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Angie
Wedding:
10/12/2014
5.0/5.0
We could not be more pleased with Running Hare Vineyard as the location for our daughter's wedding ceremony and reception. Barb and her staff were very accommodating and responsive throughout the entire booking process. The wedding was in October and the vineyard could not have been more beautiful. We would definitely recommend RHV to anyone seeking a vineyard venue in SOMD.
We could not be more pleased with Running Hare Vineyard as the location for our daughter's wedding ceremony and reception. Read more...
We could not be more pleased with Running Hare Vineyard as the location for our daughter's wedding ceremony and reception. Barb and her staff were very accommodating and responsive throughout the entire booking process. The wedding was in October and the vineyard could not have been more beautiful. We would definitely recommend RHV to anyone seeking a vineyard venue in SOMD. Read less
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Brian
Wedding:
10/5/2014
5.0/5.0
My wife and I were determined to have our wedding at a vineyard in Maryland, but we were frustrated when we found that all vineyards in Maryland only allow you to serve wine and not beer/liquor....all except one that is. When we arrived at Running Hare, we knew immediately that it was the perfect place for our wedding. Barb and Mike were so accommodating, and they made us feel so comfortable with this decision.

Aside from the venue being drop-dead gorgeous, we loved that we chose early October for the ceremony. The sun was just setting after the ceremony, and the leaves were beginning to change. Everything looked amazing! It was a tad chilly, but we didn't mind that as much.

One last thing, I would highly recommend Mike's new beer selection. I went to the tasting area expecting an "okay" product in its inaugural year, but my whole wedding party was pleasantly surprised. Between the beer and the wine, Running Hare offers something for everyone, and I received no complaints from our guests (they all got a free tasting before the wedding!).

I would highly recommend this venue for a wedding, and want to thank Barb and Mike for their help in making our day as amazing as we had always dreamed!
My wife and I were determined to have our wedding at a vineyard in Maryland, but we were frustrated when we found that all Read more...
My wife and I were determined to have our wedding at a vineyard in Maryland, but we were frustrated when we found that all vineyards in Maryland only allow you to serve wine and not beer/liquor....all except one that is. When we arrived at Running Hare, we knew immediately that it was the perfect place for our wedding. Barb and Mike were so accommodating, and they made us feel so comfortable with this decision.

Aside from the venue being drop-dead gorgeous, we loved that we chose early October for the ceremony. The sun was just setting after the ceremony, and the leaves were beginning to change. Everything looked amazing! It was a tad chilly, but we didn't mind that as much.

One last thing, I would highly recommend Mike's new beer selection. I went to the tasting area expecting an "okay" product in its inaugural year, but my whole wedding party was pleasantly surprised. Between the beer and the wine, Running Hare offers something for everyone, and I received no complaints from our guests (they all got a free tasting before the wedding!).

I would highly recommend this venue for a wedding, and want to thank Barb and Mike for their help in making our day as amazing as we had always dreamed! Read less
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Laura
Wedding:
10/4/2014
5.0/5.0
Running Hare Vineyard was the perfect place to have our wedding!! We loved it from the minute we saw it and it exceeded our expectations! Barb is an absolute DREAM to work with!!! She was incredibly helpful, knowledgable, and easy to work with!! The venue is beautiful and designed perfectly for weddings!
Running Hare Vineyard was the perfect place to have our wedding!! We loved it from the minute we saw it and it exceeded Read more...
Running Hare Vineyard was the perfect place to have our wedding!! We loved it from the minute we saw it and it exceeded our expectations! Barb is an absolute DREAM to work with!!! She was incredibly helpful, knowledgable, and easy to work with!! The venue is beautiful and designed perfectly for weddings! Read less
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Elizabeth
Wedding:
9/27/2014
5.0/5.0
This venue is out of this world beautiful. Choosing Running Hare was the easiest decision I made during the wedding process. The only issue we had was that its popularity made it difficult to get a date and it was a little pricey.It was worth every penny though. I do not think there are more breathtaking places in MD that are so picturesque and elegant. I just love Barbara Scarborough. She is the cutest, nicest lady and I got to know her fairly well during the wedding planning. She even stopped by the day of my wedding to say hi! She had so many great recommendations and the way she designed that place was brilliant and she really designed it to be a perfect wedding location to meet everyone’s needs. The whole event was full of smooth transitions which, I have found, is invaluable when planning a wedding. My wedding guests loved wine tasting and beer tasting prior to the wedding and the weather was absolutely perfect. I have since had several people ask me the name of my venue because they are recommending it to friends. This place is perfect.
This venue is out of this world beautiful. Choosing Running Hare was the easiest decision I made during the wedding Read more...
This venue is out of this world beautiful. Choosing Running Hare was the easiest decision I made during the wedding process. The only issue we had was that its popularity made it difficult to get a date and it was a little pricey.It was worth every penny though. I do not think there are more breathtaking places in MD that are so picturesque and elegant. I just love Barbara Scarborough. She is the cutest, nicest lady and I got to know her fairly well during the wedding planning. She even stopped by the day of my wedding to say hi! She had so many great recommendations and the way she designed that place was brilliant and she really designed it to be a perfect wedding location to meet everyone’s needs. The whole event was full of smooth transitions which, I have found, is invaluable when planning a wedding. My wedding guests loved wine tasting and beer tasting prior to the wedding and the weather was absolutely perfect. I have since had several people ask me the name of my venue because they are recommending it to friends. This place is perfect. Read less
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Sara
Wedding:
8/16/2014
5.0/5.0
When I began picturing my wedding, I loved the idea of being married in a vineyard with a breathtaking backdrop of picturesque scenery. And at Running Hare Vineyards, I found that my vision existed in real life.

Barb from RHV was warm, welcoming, and instrumental in helping me create our beautiful day! Our guests all RAVED about the outdoor ceremony, the event hall (reminiscent of a villa straight out of Tuscany), and, of course, the WINES!

You will love this venue. YOU. WILL. LOVE. THIS. VENUE. One look at where you could be walking down the aisle to meet your partner, under the shimmering chandelier where you'll have your first dance, or out across the once-in-a-lifetime view from the portico after your evening has ended, and you'll see why this place is absolutely perfect for weddings.
When I began picturing my wedding, I loved the idea of being married in a vineyard with a breathtaking backdrop of Read more...
When I began picturing my wedding, I loved the idea of being married in a vineyard with a breathtaking backdrop of picturesque scenery. And at Running Hare Vineyards, I found that my vision existed in real life.

Barb from RHV was warm, welcoming, and instrumental in helping me create our beautiful day! Our guests all RAVED about the outdoor ceremony, the event hall (reminiscent of a villa straight out of Tuscany), and, of course, the WINES!

You will love this venue. YOU. WILL. LOVE. THIS. VENUE. One look at where you could be walking down the aisle to meet your partner, under the shimmering chandelier where you'll have your first dance, or out across the once-in-a-lifetime view from the portico after your evening has ended, and you'll see why this place is absolutely perfect for weddings. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We couldn't have been happier with the Running Hare as our wedding location! Barb was very helpful and accommodating, and was responsive whenever I had a question about the grounds or decorations. The vineyard itself was beautiful! We did a tasting the day before the wedding, and many guests came early to the wedding to do a tasting, and we received many compliments on the quality of the wine and the general atmosphere. Also more affordable than comparable venues in the area. Would recommend to anyone looking for a vineyard wedding close to DC!
We couldn't have been happier with the Running Hare as our wedding location! Barb was very helpful and accommodating, and Read more...
We couldn't have been happier with the Running Hare as our wedding location! Barb was very helpful and accommodating, and was responsive whenever I had a question about the grounds or decorations. The vineyard itself was beautiful! We did a tasting the day before the wedding, and many guests came early to the wedding to do a tasting, and we received many compliments on the quality of the wine and the general atmosphere. Also more affordable than comparable venues in the area. Would recommend to anyone looking for a vineyard wedding close to DC! Read less
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Alex
Wedding:
6/7/2014
5.0/5.0
Running Hare Vineyard is a spectacular venue, especially in the summer with all of the plants in bloom. The ceremony area in the middle of the vineyard is an extremely romantic and beautiful spot.The view of the vineyard from the portico is amazing. Barbara, the woman who runs Running Hare, is very helpful and responsive.

The venue does have a required caterer, Maryland Country Caterers, but they are excellent and very professional. The venue and the caterer are both somewhat expensive, but you get your money's worth, as they do a tremendous job. Running Hare also requires you to use their wine, but it's good and some of our guests actually went back the next day to buy bottles.

For any guests who arrive early there is an outdoor tasting area where they can enjoy a free wine tasting before the ceremony begins.

There were only two real minor drawbacks with the venue: (1) the path from the road to the reception hall is unpaved and narrow, which makes it a bit treacherous (though no one in our group had any trouble with it); and (2) the lack of a room for the bridal party to get ready in.

I'd strongly recommend Running Hare for anyone in the DMV area, especially if you're looking for something outdoors or with a rustic feel. We were incredibly happy with our experience.
Running Hare Vineyard is a spectacular venue, especially in the summer with all of the plants in bloom. The ceremony area Read more...
Running Hare Vineyard is a spectacular venue, especially in the summer with all of the plants in bloom. The ceremony area in the middle of the vineyard is an extremely romantic and beautiful spot.The view of the vineyard from the portico is amazing. Barbara, the woman who runs Running Hare, is very helpful and responsive.

The venue does have a required caterer, Maryland Country Caterers, but they are excellent and very professional. The venue and the caterer are both somewhat expensive, but you get your money's worth, as they do a tremendous job. Running Hare also requires you to use their wine, but it's good and some of our guests actually went back the next day to buy bottles.

For any guests who arrive early there is an outdoor tasting area where they can enjoy a free wine tasting before the ceremony begins.

There were only two real minor drawbacks with the venue: (1) the path from the road to the reception hall is unpaved and narrow, which makes it a bit treacherous (though no one in our group had any trouble with it); and (2) the lack of a room for the bridal party to get ready in.

I'd strongly recommend Running Hare for anyone in the DMV area, especially if you're looking for something outdoors or with a rustic feel. We were incredibly happy with our experience. Read less
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Katlynn
Wedding:
5/31/2014
5.0/5.0
RHV is an amazing location to have your event! Barbara and her staff are also amazing. Once everything was set up, the day of my wedding it was beautiful!! RHV is so pretty in the spring and summer. It is also very affordable for a wedding venue! I would highly recommend RHV to anyone if they are looking for an event space! Also if you have time and want to get away for the day or afternoon, go to the wine tasting. They have an amazing wine selection, and they are very tasty!!
RHV is an amazing location to have your event! Barbara and her staff are also amazing. Once everything was set up, the day Read more...
RHV is an amazing location to have your event! Barbara and her staff are also amazing. Once everything was set up, the day of my wedding it was beautiful!! RHV is so pretty in the spring and summer. It is also very affordable for a wedding venue! I would highly recommend RHV to anyone if they are looking for an event space! Also if you have time and want to get away for the day or afternoon, go to the wine tasting. They have an amazing wine selection, and they are very tasty!! Read less
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Nicole
Wedding:
5/24/2014
5.0/5.0
This venue is absolutely BEAUTIFUL. I fell in love with it the first time I did a wine tasting here (their wine is delicious!!). Barbara, the owner, is so sweet, very helpful and quickly responded to any questions I had. Their exclusive caterer, Maryland Country Caterers, were great as well...great food and excellent service. Everyone definitely went out of their way to make sure our day went perfect! A big thank you to Barbara and MCC!!
This venue is absolutely BEAUTIFUL. I fell in love with it the first time I did a wine tasting here (their wine is Read more...
This venue is absolutely BEAUTIFUL. I fell in love with it the first time I did a wine tasting here (their wine is delicious!!). Barbara, the owner, is so sweet, very helpful and quickly responded to any questions I had. Their exclusive caterer, Maryland Country Caterers, were great as well...great food and excellent service. Everyone definitely went out of their way to make sure our day went perfect! A big thank you to Barbara and MCC!! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Running Hare Vineyard is a beautiful location to have your wedding. We had both our reception and ceremony there. When you are there, it does not feel like you are in Maryland at all, but instead in a secluded beautiful gem. We worked with Barbara, and she was always very responsive and great to work with. All of our wedding guests loved this location. This venue does have a required caterer that you must use, but that was only a bonus. The caterer is just as wonderful! The prices for using this venue are very comparable to others in the area, and often times even better. And for how gorgeous this location is, it is worth every penny.

Thank you Barb for providing us with a wonderful space to have one of the most important days of our lives!!
Running Hare Vineyard is a beautiful location to have your wedding. We had both our reception and ceremony there. When you Read more...
Running Hare Vineyard is a beautiful location to have your wedding. We had both our reception and ceremony there. When you are there, it does not feel like you are in Maryland at all, but instead in a secluded beautiful gem. We worked with Barbara, and she was always very responsive and great to work with. All of our wedding guests loved this location. This venue does have a required caterer that you must use, but that was only a bonus. The caterer is just as wonderful! The prices for using this venue are very comparable to others in the area, and often times even better. And for how gorgeous this location is, it is worth every penny.

Thank you Barb for providing us with a wonderful space to have one of the most important days of our lives!! Read less
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