What Everyone Is Saying About Us
We are a new wedding and event venue that opened in Sept, 2015. We combine rustic elegance with country sophistication. Glen Ellen Farm is a unique historical manor, where romance has deep roots. As this working farm grows as an event venue, we will keep you posted regarding our press.
Thank you again to all the couples who rated us on WeddingWire.com. We are honored to have been a couple's choice award winner in 2016, 2017 and again in 2018!
We love and adore all the couples, who choose our venue. Thank you for believing in Glen Ellen Farm and helping us make our farm an extraordinary place, where families make memories.
Jonathan proposed by staging an elaborate all-day scavenger hunt. He hired a camera crew to follow Sara around for the day and set up five clues for her to figure out. During one of the clues, one of Sara’s closest friends was waiting at the clue location, and joined in for the rest of the hunt. The very last clue referenced a wintery date in which they had visited the Christmas light show at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Maryland. When Sara arrived at the gardens she saw Jonathan standing at the end of a long walkway leading to a gazebo filled with lights and strung with balloons. When she got to the end of the walkway, Jonathan launched into a prepared speech and proposal, but he was so nervous that when he finally got down on one knee, he forgot to take out the ring!
For their wedding, Sara and Jonathan planned a summer union at Glen Ellen Farm in Frederick, Maryland. The couple wed outdoors beside a stunning lake, and Sara’s bridesmaids dressed in ethereal pale pastel dresses in alternating shades of blue and pink. During the ceremony, rather than have a unity candle, the couple went with a unity plant. The mothers of the bride and groom brought forth soil from their respective homes to nurture the plant, and Jonathan and Sara watered it together.
The couple had prayed for no rain and plenty of sunshine, and that’s exactly what they got—it was the hottest day of the year! Luckily, they had traded in guest takeaway gifts for an ice cream truck.
Like many soul mates, Kimberly Chan and Gabriel Rosenberg attended the same college (Penn State) and even pursued the same major (kinesiology)—but no, they didn’t meet in a lecture hall or at a local college bar, or actually anywhere on campus. They graduated without having ever crossed paths, but fate brought them together not long after.
In the summer after graduating, Gabriel (who goes by Gabe) was hired to manage a health club in State College. When Kimberly (who goes by Kim) arrived there for an interview with Gabe, he was struck first by her beauty, and soon after, by her thoughtful responses to his questions. As the conversation progressed, he started to fall for her. “Needless to say, I got the job!” Kim jokes.
The meadow in front of the 1850’s Greek Revival manor at Glen Ellen Farm was the site of Kim and Gabe’s rustic outdoor ceremony. Pastels—like pale pink bridesmaid’s dresses and light gray tuxes for the groomsmen—complemented the green and white of the landscape and decor. Hydrangeas, roses, and silver dollar eucalyptus transformed the space into a lush spring garden.
The Knot features Glen Ellen Farm
The Fall/Winter 2015 issue features Glen Ellen Farm under its New & Noteworthy.
"Having my wedding at Glen Ellen Farm was a dream come true! ...We felt like we were in our own private world the entire wedding day at Glen Ellen Farm which made us feel even more special!"
— Kailee McClure Perno, bride
"'I've never seen such a beautiful view in this area. There are rolling hills, a gorgeous flower garden, open fields, a beautiful lake and a unique barn ruin. Our photographers and videographer were amazed and I was in heaven with the beautiful backdrop at every angle."
— Joo Park, Bride
Megan & Alex's Wedding at Glen Ellen Farm
A beautiful wedding at Glen Ellen Farm when the wheat fields were fully grown.
Sarah & Joe's Wedding at Glen Ellen Farm
This whimsical wedding had stunning floral arrangements, beautiful videography from an aerial drone, and an outpouring of love for the newlyweds.