Wedding Reception, Banquet Halls, Reception Halls baltimore city inner harbor maryland md
Wedding Reception, Banquet Halls, Reception Halls baltimore city inner harbor maryland md

Wedding Reception, Banquet Halls, Reception Halls baltimore city inner harbor maryland mdThe second floor of the Fava Building, 1840s City Lites, is an exciting venue for meetings and parties. City Lites boasts a fun lounge-like atmosphere complete with the historic White Tower Diner, a centerpiece attraction when the building housed the Baltimore City Life Museums. This unique setting is ideal for cocktail parties, networking events, fundraisers, bar and bat mitzvahs, and other corporate and private events.

The City Lites conference room may also be reserved for meetings, seminars and conferences. For mid-week conference room rental rates, click here.

2015 Wedding and Party Venue Rental Rates for 1840s City Lites

Basic 4-hour Rental

Current Rates

Fridays and Saturday afternoons ending by 3 p.m. (includes valet parking)


Saturday Evenings and Holidays


Saturdays in January, February & March (Includes Valet Parking)


Sundays (Includes On Street Parking Up to 18 Parking Spaces)


Mid-Week (Monday – Thursday)


Ceremony/Cocktail Fee (Courtyard)


Additional Hour


Additional 1/2 Hour


Rates subject to change.
Valet not included on holidays.

Mondays-Fridays: 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Saturdays-Sundays: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m.

A caterer may be chosen from our approved list.

Click here for List of Caterers.

When two weddings are held on the same floor on Saturdays, the same caterer must be used by both parties. Choice of caterer goes to the first scheduled lessee. Choice of caterer must be made within 8 weeks or within one month of notification of second event; whichever comes first. If not, caterer of choice goes to the first person notifying decision of caterer.

150 seated banquet-style, 250 standing or seated theater-style

Date for 1840's Plaza will held by a $1,000 (non-refundable) deposit in cash or check.
Balance due three months prior to the event. If canceled more than six months in advance there will be a $500 refund. If canceled between three and six months there will be a $50 refund. Three months and under, no refund.

Rental includes 150 Chivari chairs, 15-60" round tables

Additional Rentals & A/V:
50 Chivari chairs @ $7.00 Each
5-60" Round Tables @ $10.00 Each
8-8 ft. Tables @ $10.00 Each

Please note: Based on the type of event, additional security may be required through 1840s Corporation. The Lessee is responsible for the payment of added security. If your event requires security, two stationary guards are required, as well as one guard per every 50 guests. To find out if your event requires security, inquire within.


Last Minute Special!

Booking last minute? Here is a special savings just for you! Mention promo-code "Plaza2015" and receive $1,000 OFF a Saturday event, or $500 OFF a Friday or Sunday event!

*Special applies to wedding couples only*

**Please note, you must book your event within two-months of the event date**

***When discount is honored, Valet Service is no longer included for Friday and Saturday events***

****Must mention special at the time of contract signing. Special will not be honored if mentioned after contract has been signed****


True life love story at 1840s Plaza - Check out Domonique & Jeremy’s wedding featured in the Washington Post Lifestyles section. More...


Special thanks to Jackson Photography for putting together a gorgeous new album for us to share with our brides!  Click here to check it out online. 


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