Dog Friendly Weddings in Talbot County!
When you love your dogs too much to leave them out of the wedding festivities, turn to Talbot County. There are plenty of extraordinary properties that say I do to dogs. You can enjoy a sophisticated setting with a laid-back spirit like nowhere else on the Eastern Shore. There are many dog-friendly venues that strike just the right note, no matter what size or style of wedding you are dreaming of. And that’s nothing to bark at.
Your canine companions are welcome at the Wylder Hotel, a casual waterfront resort on Tilghman Island. They can attend your dockside ceremony and even your reception on the great lawn or at Tickler’s, a crab deck overlooking the Chesapeake Bay. Your guests are also encouraged to bring their pups who are permitted overnight in every one of the property’s 50 rooms, making this a great destination wedding for your animal loving family and friends.
21551 Chesapeake House Drive, Tilghman Island | 410-886-2121
For couples looking for a small wedding with their four-legged friends, there’s no more welcoming place for dog families than The Hummingbird Inn in downtown Easton. This beautifully restored historic bed and breakfast welcomes dogs of all sizes throughout the building. There’s a yard for romping, and even a bathing area complete with a hose and fresh towels. Bonus: The inn can arrange dog sitting and dog walking assistance with well-vetted caregivers.
14 N. Aurora Street, Easton | 410-822-0605
This internationally acclaimed luxury resort set on the waterfront in St. Michaels, known for its excellent food and chic coastal design, also happens to be dog friendly. Some rooms even have small private yards, perfect for pets. Exchange vows in the elegant gazebo, the charming dock or the great lawn and your pooch can attend the ceremony. Choose an outdoor reception and your two (and four) legged guests will be gifted some of the world’s finest views. You can call ahead and order chef-made wedding worthy meals for the dogs you love.
308 Watkins Lane, St. Michaels | 410-745-2200
The cornerstone of Easton since 1949, the Tidewater Inn has been welcoming visitors, and their dogs, since 1949. All 86 rooms (including suites) are pet friendly, so invite your entire canine crew. If you choose to include your best twenty-toed friends in the ceremony, you can exchange vows in the romantic brick courtyard, under the sculptural tent (complete with fireplace) or in the gardens across the street beside the property’s glamorous Beaux Arts mansion.
101 East Dover Street, Easton | 410-822-1300
Dogs happily roam the hallways of the St. Michaels Harbor Inn, Marina and Spa. This affordable resort is a favorite destination of boaters (and their dogs) who cruise in from around the world. At this hotel it is not unusual to see dogs relaxing bar side, pool side or dock side. For your wedding day, select the waterfront tent or heated port deck to ensure your beloved pooches can be part of the festivities. Plus, you can count on the friendly staff to dote on your dogs.
101 North Harbor Road, St. Michaels | 410-745-9001
When you are looking for a classic causal yet chic Chesapeake Bay wedding where you can include your dogs, the Tilghman Island Inn is a perfect fit. The husband-wife team who own the property will work with you to customize your special day, incorporating your dog(s) into the experience. The waterfront lawn and dock make for an ideal place to exchange vows, while the elegant dining patio is tailor-made for receptions. There are several rooms that allow dogs, which means you can invite a few extra fur babies to join in the celebration.
21384 Coopertown Road, Tilghman Island | 410-886-1170