Gay marriage is available in Maryland and Baltimore, making the city an ideal wedding destination for your big day. Baltimore offers an array of options to make your wedding special and memorable.
Whether you are planning an intimate affair or a gala with family and friends, you'll find that perfect place to hold your event in Baltimore.
Applying For a Marriage License
To be married in the City of Baltimore, you will need to obtain a marriage license in Baltimore, but you do not need to be a resident of Maryland. For more information, contact:
Baltimore City Marriage License Office
100 North Calvert Street, Room 628, Baltimore, MD 21202
Baltimore Wedding Venues
You will be amazed by the array of unique spaces Baltimore has to offer on your wedding day, from world-class attractions like the Walters Art Museum, to unique settings like Geppi's Entertainment Museum - not to mention the exceptional venue options offered by our hotels, restaurants and public spaces throughout the city. Explore the complete list of the Baltimore venues and restaurants suitable for your special day.
TAG Approved Hotels
Whether you prefer family-friendly hotels or charming bed-and-breakfasts and historic inns; high end luxury or planning on a budget; or chic style or quirky comfort, this city has something to offer you and your wedding guests. To ensure that you receive your choice of accommodations and discounted room rates for your wedding party and out-of-town guests, contact us to request planning assistance and pricing. Or, search our list of hotels that have received TAG certification for their LGBT-friendly employment policies, services and support returned to the LGBT community.
Baltimore's many businesses and service companies look forward to welcoming you and helping make your wedding day special and hassle-free. From florists to caterers, photographers to entertainment and so much more, you will find a list of quality vendors in our LGBT services online directory.
Planning Assistance for Your Wedding
Visit Baltimore can help you plan your special day! To learn more about our free planning assistance call 1-877-Baltimore (877-225-8466); download our wedding informational sheet; or request our free Baltimore LGBT Visitors Guide to start your research. You can also get more information via our City & State resource listing.