Welcome to Harwood Farm
Welcome to Harwood Farm
Owned by Robert and Maxine Walker, Harwood Farm is a historic outdoor wedding and events venue and horse boarding facility on 146 acres of paradise. We are located in Woodbine, western Howard County, Maryland. Harwood Farm borders scenic Patuxent State Park with access to miles and miles of adjoining park trails.
Our gorgeous views and historic atmosphere are sure to make your special event unforgettable.
Above photo: Urban Row Photography
On June 5, 2012, Howard County Council Bill No. 39-2006 (ZRA-72) granted a limited Outdoor Social Assemblies permit to Harwood Farm.
Harwood Farm has meticulously manicured grounds which provide a unique country venue for hosting outdoor elegant celebrations, such as weddings, Bar Mitzvahs, birthday and retirement parties, banquets, corporate and family picnics, and an ideal location for philanthropic and other charitable and community events benefiting organizations.
Twenty-five outdoor events with a maximum of 150 guests can be held year round with complimentary consultations with vendors and on-site creative planning with beauty and grace from beginning to end.
Hours of operation shall be restricted to:
Monday - Thursday: 10:00am to 10:00pm
Friday and Saturday: 12:00pm to 11:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm to 10:00pm
Harwood Farm Featured in Equine Journal
We’ve been featured in the Equine Journal’s story “Your Chariot Awaits,” (see page 66) a guide to planning a fairy tale wedding with a horse-drawn carriage.
Excerpt: “They are just so romantic,” emphasizes Maxine Walker, owner of Harwood Farm, an equestrian facility and wedding venue located in Woodbine, Maryland. “There’s an ambiance of magic and romance, between seeing the beautiful carriage, and hearing the clip-clop of the horse’ hooves.”
Harwood Farm Featured in The Venue Report
We've been featured in the Venue Report's article, "24 Totally Convincing Reasons to Get Married in Maryland" (see number 8/24).
Excerpt: "A horse farm that’s been around since the mid-1800s, Harwood is a gorgeous setting for an outdoor wedding in Maryland’s countryside. Whether you’re an equestrian at heart or simply love beautiful horses, this spot is one of the best-kept venue secrets around."
September 1, 2023 – Bat Mitzvah
September 23, 2023 – Wedding Ceremony and Reception
October 7, 2023 – Wedding Ceremony and Reception
October 14, 2023 – Wedding Ceremony and Reception
October 21, 2023 – Wedding Ceremony and Reception