Tucked away in the rolling hills of Maryland, Old Westminster Winery is convenient – one hour from Annapolis, Baltimore, Gettysburg, and Washington D.C. – and feels like a getaway. It’s a beautiful backdrop for special occasions, private parties and corporate retreats! Our space has been thoughtfully designed for effortless events, small or large.


Our team is ready to help host your special event! To get started, please give us some initial details on this inquiry form – such as the date, number of guests & style of event. You may also download our private event brochure for more overview details.

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Q: What is the timing for my event?

  • A three-hour event time is 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.; an additional hour can be rented, extending the event to 10:00p.m.

  • The Tasting Room is open to the public until 4:30 p.m., Saturday - Sunday. Your exclusive use begins at 6:00 p.m.

Q: What time can my guests arrive.? 

  • Your guests are welcome to arrive at the start of your rental time at 6:00 p.m.

  • Please note our Tasting Room is open to the public until 4:30 p.m.

Q: How much time is allowed for set-up and break-down? 

  • Tasting Room access begins at 5:00 p.m. for setup with exclusive use starting at 6:00 p.m.

  • Guest departure and clean-up begins promptly at the end of your rental time of 9:00 p.m. or 10:00 p.m.

  • All items must be removed within 30 minutes of the conclusion of your rental time.

Q: What type of music is permitted? 

  • The tasting room is equipped with a commercial grade indoor/outdoor sound system. 

  • No DJ's are permitted during Private Event Rentals.

Q: What type of decorations are allowed? 

  • Decorations are always encouraged! These include but are not limited to - flowers, free-standing items such as accent furniture pieces, photos, and lighting.

  • We do not allow anything to be fixed to walls or the building. If you decide to use candles, we require them to be in a container to prevent wax spills and damage. 

  • We do not allow confetti or glitter.