SOURCE: The Historic Inns of Annapolis

Alchemi Design & Publications, LLP

February 20, 2014 10:00 ET

Historic Inns of Annapolis Showcases Annapolis Destination Weddings at Wedding Fair

ANNAPOLIS, MD--(Marketwired - February 20, 2014) - The Historic Inns of Annapolis celebrates their 11th Annual Downtown Annapolis Wedding Fair on Sunday March 30th, 2014, by showcasing Annapolis as an ideal location for destination weddings. Forbes Traveler Magazine named Annapolis one of the east coast's "most romantic towns" and every year the city is host to scores of weddings. Director of Catering, Michelle Vellon says, "To those couples looking to Annapolis for a bit of history or waterfront as a backdrop to their occasion, our venue is the crown jewel. Our convenient location at the heart of the city coupled with our modern accommodations and services in historic buildings makes us the number one choice for the wedding of their dreams." 

Anyone doubting these claims only has to visit the Historic Inns of Annapolis 2014 Wedding Fair to realize the potential for weddings in this destination. Located in downtown Annapolis, the Historic Inns of Annapolis is comprised of three unique inns that have been welcoming guests for centuries. While visiting the Wedding Fair, couples can imagine their wedding in the heart of the Maryland State capital, walking distance from the glorious Chesapeake Bay waterfront and the stirring sights and sounds of the United States Naval Academy. In the heart of it all are the elegantly charming facilities of the Historic Inns of Annapolis, where Presidents, Statesmen, and especially wedding couples have been coming for over 250 years.

This year's Wedding Fair will be located in The Governor Calvert House where guests will be treated to many delectable samples of the Historic Inns fine wedding foods and signature drinks while viewing the wedding venue fully decorated to show couples the many possibilities for their special day decor. Guests will also meet with the area's best wedding vendors for items and services to help plan their special day including award-winning photographers, musicians, DJ's, cakes and confections, stationery and many others. Attendees will be eligible to receive gift certificates and door prizes supplied by the vendors, and a grand prize of a two night stay plus dinner and free parking will be awarded to one lucky engaged couple by the Historic Inns. 

The Historic Inns of Annapolis strives to make each couple's wedding event one-of-a-kind by not only offering the "18th century charm with 21st century convenience" of their accommodations and wedding venues, but also in partnering with local businesses and historic sites. Mike Radike, General Manager, says, "Annapolis is rich with opportunities for couples to take advantage of during their destination wedding event. With our assistance, historic tours, boating excursions and other unique 'Annapolis' experiences can all be part of the occasion." Some of these opportunities for weddings will be showcased at the Wedding Fair including local E Cruiser transportation which will be at the show to shuttle attendees from the free parking lot on Bladen Street to the Fair. 

The 11th Annual Historic Inns of Annapolis Wedding Fair takes place on Sunday, March 30, 2014; from noon to 3 p.m. Tickets are available for $8 in advance and $10 at the door. The Wedding Fair is located at the Governor Calvert House, 58 State Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401. Visit to obtain tickets. Contact 410-216-6326 or e-mail for detailed information.

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