Martin's Blog

August 31, 2016

You want your wedding to be one of the most memorable events of your life. Before you can walk down the aisle, though, you need to organize a variety of details that eventually come together to create one stunning event. Use these tips to choose the perfect wedding reception venue for your big day:

Consider the Photo Opportunities

August 16, 2016

David proposed on Sunday, June 14, 2015 at Patapsco State Park. He had planned for months with the help of my sister, Janelle and best friend, Maquita to surprise me with a romantic proposal in the park.

 Earlier that evening the we had went to the movies and later David had made plans to take me to dinner at a restaurant nearby. He pretended to get lost while driving to the restaurant and we wound up driving through the park until we arrived a beautifully decorated and romantic bungalow of purple flowers, paper laterns and lights.

August 5, 2016

You do not have to throw an event at one of our beautiful venues to enjoy the amazing array of menu options from Martin’s Caterers! With our off-premise catering services, you can bring our unique and delicious tastes directly to your home or office. 

Whether you are throwing a wedding, cocktail party, fundraiser, or family gathering, we offer catering services that will make your event memorable. With event planners to handle all of the details, we make the planning process straightforward. We can even take care of food and liquor licenses so you can focus on the event!

July 20, 2016

"We decided to celebrate our one-year anniversary at JoJo’s (where we had our first date). During our dinner course, the lead singer of the jazz band announced we were celebrating our anniversary. He called us to the stage area.

July 15, 2016

In April 2015, Calvin suggested that we have a video date that Friday, May 1st. We had been dating long distance for a year, with me in Maryland and him in Arizona. We'd video chatted before but this would be slightly different. We'd dress up, order food and eat it in front of the computer as if we were actually out together. The plan was to leave our respective homes at the same time to pick up our food. We'd talk to each other on the phone while on our way to the restaurants. I missed him a lot so this made me very excited!

June 24, 2016

 A crab feast is a fun, interactive dining experience for guests of all ages. Your guests will appreciate being a part of such a unique and memorable experience. Whether you plan on using a professional caterer, or steaming the crabs yourself, here are some great tips for hosting a Maryland crab feast.

June 8, 2016

When you’re planning your wedding, one of the biggest decisions you’ll make is choosing your venue. Just about every other part of your plan comes back to the venue, and picking the wrong place can put a damper on your big day. It’s never a good idea to jump into a venue contract after simply touring a place. It’s important to ask questions so you can make sure that the venue can accommodate all of the details that matter in your dream wedding, from capacity concerns to catering policies.

May 31, 2016

Summer is here and it is time for some outdoor fun! Take a break from the office and allow our experienced Event Planners help you plan your corporate picnic or event that boost company morale. Martin's will help you plan an amazing and easy event that your employees deserve. Follow our tips below to make sure your event, inside or out,  is one for the books! 

May 18, 2016

So, your turning sixteen and you want to know what the hottest trends are for a Sweet 16? Look no further, we have the top three that will have your friends talking for years to come. Picture it now, an elegant ballroom setting with crystal chandeliers!

The Great Gatsby Sweet 16
Celebrate the roaring twenties with a Great Gatsby themed Sweet Sixteen!  Whatever the outfit may be, ladies and gents, just be dressed enough to be the kind of party people Gatsby will want at his famous glittering soriees!

May 11, 2016

"No cold feet here! Clad in tuxes, a groom and professional dancer, Kirk Henning, from Richmond, VA, surprised his ballerina bride, Valerie Tellmann-Henning, with an epic choreographed dance on their wedding day (July 2015). Kirk and his eight equally adorable groomsmen managed to pull off lengthy medley of pop hits while Valerie thoroughly enjoyed the performance, clapping giddily as each song changed.