Deep Creek Lake Wedding Mini Guide

This Deep Creek Lake wedding mini guide is meant to give an overview of options in our area. I’ll admit, I’m not a wedding expert. Real estate is my focus. However, I do know the area and some of the most popular options for your special day.

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Deep Creek Lake Wedding License

This is an important detail. You apply in person at the Garrett County Courthouse. It is open from 8:30am-3:45pm, Monday-Friday (except holidays). The fee is $40.

Garrett County Court House
 203 S. 4th Street, Room #109
 Oakland, MD 21550
301-334-1937

You must be at least 25 years of age, only 1 person needs to apply. Bring the following info: Name, Address, Date of Birth and Social Security number.

If either party is divorced, you present the Divorce Decree. You may use the marriage license 2 days after it is issued and it is good for 6 months.

Have Your Event in a Taylor-Made Vacation Home

Imagine saying “I do” with stunning lake views in the background. Have your ceremony and/or reception at a vacation rental home will make it truly unique. Taylor-Made has more than a dozen properties that host weddings. They must be outdoor events, and there are a few guidelines. Our event coordinator will help with all the details.

Whether or not you have your ceremony in a rental home, Taylor-Made can help with accommodations for you and your family. Homes range in size from 1-9 bedrooms. Also, they have tons of fun amenities like private pools and hot tubs. Stay in homes that are close together and turn your destination wedding into a fun, family vacation.

Deep Creek Lake Wedding Event Barns

Event barns have become increasingly popular venues. They combine rustic elegance with a touch of whimsy. Additionally, the surrounding acreage offers lots of great photo opportunities.

The White Barn at Lucas Farm
4161 Garrett Hwy, Oakland, Maryland 21550
301.616.6077 

Twin Tails Event Farm
4150 Garrett Hwy, Oakland, MD 21550
301.616.4268

Sang Hill Farms
6428 Sang Run Rd, McHenry, MD 21541
301-616-2372

Other Venue Options

In addition to the event barns, there are other options to consider. Wisp Resort is a more traditional venue offering a large wedding tent along with mountaintop ceremonies. Swallow Falls State Park is especially popular with couples who want stunning waterfalls as their backdrop.

Wisp Resort
296 Marsh Hill Road, McHenry, MD 21541
301-387-4911

Swallow Falls State Park
301-387-6938

Deep Creek Lake Wedding Photographers

There are lots of talented photographers in the Deep Creek Lake area. This is by no means a complete list but a selection of a few favorites.

Anna Brown Photography

KB Photography

Jessica Fike Photography

Molly Browning Photography

Other Deep Creek Lake Wedding Vendors

There’s a lot more that goes into a wedding than choosing a venue and a photographer. Food and flowers are also essential. The Deep Creek Wedding has curated a comprehensive list that includes everything you might need for your big day.

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