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The Hornor Maritime Center will be closed to private events until March 1, 2024 due to construction. Booking inquiries will be closed until then. 

See you next Spring!

Annapolis waterfront event venue with a modern twist

Where Back Creek meets an industrial loft vibe, sits the Hornor Maritime Center. The perfect space for your next event, from corporate meeting, to rehearsal dinner, wedding, or celebration of life, our facility offers endless opportunities for making memories. 


  • Spectacular 3rd floor view onto Back Creek.

  • 2500 sq. ft includes Large Event room and conference room

  • Flexible space with great light and modern neutral tones.

  • Assortment of tables and chairs onsite.

  • 21' x 16' Conference room for 12 with a/v.

  • Large Event room (2200 sq ft) perfect for personal or professional events.  Comes with podium, retractable screen, projector, and computer connections.  

  • Dedicated restrooms.

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Our modern building sits within a maritime commercial and residential district called Eastport, less than a mile from downtown Annapolis.

Dozens of tall windows bring in great views and natural light on all external walls. Inside, neutral wall tones and minimal decorations allow you to customize the space to fit your needs. 

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Corporate to Casual

Whatever type of event you want to host, we've got the place for you. Since we frequently use the space for classes, meetings, and parties, we have some idea about what you may need.  Unlike other venues, Projector, screen, and computer connections are included.

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Perfect Venue

for your next

Intimate Event! 

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"From the corporate meeting standpoint, it was easy to coordinate, lots of room, and my colleagues loved getting offsite."

J. C.

"We held my baby shower here, and it was an amazing Venue. The staff was great ... The view was picturesque and plenty big for what we needed. Will definitely use the venue again!!"


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Jack Hornor celebrated life on the water as a sailor. He was the founder and owner of Marine Survey & Design Company, a naval architect, a marine surveyor, and a mentor to many in the marine industry. Jack had a passion for education that was passed down from his parents Dorothy and Audra, who were career school teachers. The Hornor Maritime Center is dedicated in memory of our friend Jack Hornor.

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