Wedding Reception Set-up in 1840s Ballroom

1840s Ballroom

Plan your Baltimore wedding reception, mitzvah, party or special event at one of the most unique and elegant ballrooms in the Inner Harbor area, selected year after year for’s Best of Weddings and’s Couple’s Choice Awards. The spacious fourth floor 1840s Ballroom overlooks a landscaped garden courtyard, ideal for cocktail receptions and outdoor wedding ceremonies. And just across the Plaza, tucked into a private courtyard of its own, the 1840s Carrollton Inn provides ideal honeymoon and guest accommodations with luxury rooms and suites.

The first and second floor banquet facilities are also available to reserve for wedding receptions and parties. Click here for all venues. Not sure which venue is best for your event? Click here to submit an RFP and our knowledgeable staff will get back to you with recommendations and pricing. Click here to view a Wedding photo slideshow at 1840s Ballroom.

2017 Wedding and Party Venue Rental Rates*

Basic 4-hour RentalCurrent Rates
Saturdays* and Holidays**$5,500.00
Midweek (Mon-Thurs)$3,000.00
Courtyard (Add on)$1,100.00
Additional Hour$800.00
Additional 1/2 Hour$600.00
Additional Set-Up/Break Down Time (Per Hour)$200.00

*Rates subject to change
**Valet is included only on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights and is excluded on Holidays and Holiday weekends and during discounted Winter Rate months
**Additional fees apply for New Year’s Eve/New Year’s day


Monday-Sunday8 a.m.-1 a.m.


A caterer may be chosen from our approved list. Click here for List of Caterers.

Note: When two events 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.


230 Seated, 350 Standing


For information on packages that include the 1840s Ballroom, please visit our Packages page here.


Rental includes 230 Chivari chairs, 23-60″ round tables.

Additional Rentals:

Chivari Chairs$7.00 each
60″ Round Tables$10.00 each
6 ft. Tables$10.00 each
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.