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Merrill Center Wedding 2023

CBF's Philip Merrill Environmental Center provides a beach-side venue for your meeting, party, or wedding.

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The Philip Merrill Environmental Center in Annapolis, Maryland provides a magical waterfront setting for your next special event.

Among the world's greenest buildings, CBF's Philip Merrill Environmental Center is surrounded by acres of unspoiled natural beauty. The facility offers extraordinary views of the Chesapeake Bay—both inside and out—that are unmatched by any venue in the area.

Just minutes from downtown Annapolis, the Merrill Center is fully equipped to handle a wide variety of social events and occasions. Whether you're planning an elegant, formal, or casual wedding, a corporate event, or a barbeque on the beach, the Chesapeake Bay is the perfect backdrop.

From our state-of-the-art conference center to our sweeping foyer and floor-to-ceiling windows to our tented deck and secluded beach, your guests will be enchanted by the simple elegance of their surroundings. Our onsite event coordinator can recommend trusted vendors familiar with the facility who will simplify your event planning and can help make all your dreams a reality.

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For additional information or to book your special event, fill out our Wedding and Events Inquiry Form and we'll get back to you within two business days.

Tours can be scheduled Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.

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Wedding Wire Couple's Choice Award 2020
Wedding Wire Couple's Choice Award 2019
Wedding Wire Couple's Choice Award 2018
Wedding Wire Couple's Choice Award 2017
Wedding Wire Editors' Picks Award 2016
Bride and Groom Award 2014

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