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What is the seating capacity of the venue?
The entire venue can hold approximately 400+ people for a standing cocktail reception. The Dye House can hold approximately 200 for a seated event with a dance floor and the Cocktail Room can host approximately 90 seated.
Can you host both the wedding and reception?
Yes, we use both indoor and outdoor space to host wedding ceremonies. Typically the ceremony will be held outside on the front exterior bricks or courtyard. The Dye House may also be used depending on the number of guests and weather/time of year.
Do you offer peak and off-peak pricing?
No, our rates vary depending on the day of the week. Holidays are subject to a rate increase. Call (410) 779 – 1217 for pricing information.
What is the rental duration?
An event rental is eight (8) hours and includes three (3) hours for set-up; four (4) hours for the event and one (1) hour for clean-up. Additional reception hours may be arranged for a fee of $750 per hour. All events must end by midnight, however clean-up may extend past midnight. New Year’s Eve events may extend the event time until 1:00 am.
Is there a bridal suite available on-site?
There is a bridal suite that is available one-hour prior to the start of your event time. It is recommended that brides arrive with finished hair and make-up and use the bridal suite for last minute adjustments and staging for the ceremony.
May I take photographs prior to my event?
Photographs may be taken on-site one hour prior to the event start time on the exterior grounds of the Mt. Washington Mill. Guests will not be permitted inside the Dye House while event set-up is taking place. Please limit the number of people to be photographed to immediate family and bridal party only.
Do you allow an outside caterer or Kosher catering?
We have exclusive on-site caterers. Kosher catering is permitted with an additional fee. Please contact the Mt. Washington Mill Dye House for more information.
May I bring my own alcohol?
No. Our caterers provide bar packages available for purchase. The Mt. Washington Mill Dye House does not own a liquor license.
Is there parking at the venue?
Event parking is available on the front lot of the Mt. Washington Mill and on the overflow lot located at the Mt. Washington United Methodist Christ situated across the street at 5800 Cottonworth Avenue. There is no reserved parking available and there is no overnight parking on-site. Valet arrangements will be required for certain events. User assumes parking at own risk.
Is security required?
Security is required for parties over 250 people and for ticketed events. The security costs will be included on your final invoice.
May I have my wedding rehearsal on-site?
Wedding ceremony rehearsals are not included with the facility rental. An additional fee of $500 will apply to host a one-hour rehearsal. Rehearsals are scheduled based on the availability of the venue and are not always guaranteed.
Is the Mt. Washington Mill Dye House located in Baltimore City or Baltimore County?
The Mt. Washington Mill Dye House is located in Baltimore City. Marriage licenses must be filed through Baltimore City.
Do you require liability insurance?
Yes, liability insurance coverage is required for your event in the amount of $1,000,000. Typically this coverage can be acquired through a waiver provided by your homeowners insurance.
What is the deposit amount and when is it due?
A non-refundable deposit of 50% of the overall invoice is due with your signed contract. Dates are held for one week after the contract has been sent out. If the signed contract and deposit are not returned within the week timeframe the date will be released. Currently, we are only accepting checks.
Are there any limits on event decor?
Event decor is allowed. All plans for decorations must be submitted for review one (1) month prior to the event. The Dye House has the right to revise decorative plans at any time. Candles must be enclosed in hurricane glass containers with the flame below the glass. Candles placed on the floor must be battery-operated. The use of helium balloons, confetti, glitter, rice, gum and sparklers are strictly prohibited. use of any of these items will result in a $250 fee.
When can I schedule my event rentals and deliveries?
Event items may be delivered during the three (3) hour-set-up time. Rental equipment will not be accepted until the day of the event and should be removed from the premises immediately following the event. Exceptions will be made on a case-by-case basis. The Dye House is not responsible for missing or damaged equipment.
Does the venue have air conditioning and heat?
Yes, the venue is an air-conditioned and heated space. During the summer months the room temperature is set at 68 degrees and in the winter the temperature is set at 72 degrees. Please plan accordingly with your guests.
How much power is available for my band or DJ?
Dye House There are three (3) dedicated 20-Amp circuits in the two locations in the Dye House. One is Dye House I and the other located in Dye House II. Additionally there are eight (8) non-dedicated circuits scattered throughout the Dye House.
Cocktail Room The Cocktail Room has three (3) dedicated 20-Amp circuits available for use.
Can I have my dog in the wedding?
Animals are permitted on the outside courtyard only.
Can my non-profit organization host a charity event at the Mt. Washington Mill Dye House?
We consider and accept requests for non-profit organizations to host charity events at the Mt. Washington Mill Dye House at a discounted rate on a case-by-case basis. All non-profits must provide proof of 501(c)(3) status when making the request.