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.


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

Our newly-renovated 1840 Bank Barn is now available for events!

Check out our Rustic and Romantic wedding package which includes the barn! With a selection of indoor and outdoor locations to plan your day, starting with photo opportunities, multiple ceremony locations, outdoor cocktail areas, and your reception in our newly-renovated 1840 Bank Barn. This allows customizable layouts for your ceremony and reception.

“Having a wedding at Harwood Farm in Woodbine was a dream come true. The grounds are gorgeous and Maxine was so incredible to work with; I highly recommend this venue!”

- Private Reviewer


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."

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