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Running Hare Vineyard, Prince Frederick, MD


For your event to be unforgettable, your setting is very important. Your guests will remember the idyllic splendor of a wedding hosted at Running Hare Vineyard for years to come. Running Hare Vineyard offers spectacular views and a beautiful pastoral setting reminiscent of Tuscany and the Napa Valley.

Running Hare Vineyard is located on a 291-acre private farm in Prince Frederick, Maryland. Owners Mike and Barbara Scarborough opened the winery in August 2008. In the fall of 2009, after numerous requests from brides, the Scarboroughs decided to build an events building. They personally designed the Tuscan-style villa and celebrated its grand opening less than six months later in April 2010.


“We offer a very personal approach to our couples and their families,” says Barbara. “We pride ourselves on giving great customer service and attention to the smallest details.” Barbara says that rental of the venue is for five hours and they only book one wedding a day. There is no additional charge for set up and clean up time and additional hours beyond the standard five hours can be purchased if desired.

Running Hare Vineyard’s outdoor ceremony site has a beautiful custom-built Italian pergola perfect for an enchanting pre-sunset ceremony. Surrounded by grapevines, charming walkways and imported olive trees, the entrance to the pergola allows a bride to enter in grand splendor. White ceremony chairs are provided with the rental of the ceremony site. In the event the weather does not cooperate, couples have use of the Tuscan-style villa that overlooks the entire 291-acre vineyard as an indoor option for the ceremony.


While you bask in wedded bliss with your husband and take photographs, your guests can enjoy a cocktail hour in the covered porch prior to entering the ballroom for dinner and dancing. The grand ballroom can comfortably seat 250 guests and consists of a gorgeous black walnut and granite bar, a seven-foot crystal chandelier, five-foot round dining tables, and upscale Chaivari chairs in a mahogany finish. All are included in the rental price. You and your groom can dance the night away on the 250 square foot dance floor that is large enough to accommodate all of your friends and family.

Canards Catering and Event Production and Maryland Country Caterers are the exclusive caterers at Running Hare Vineyard. In addition to mouth-watering food, they also provide the china, stemware, linens, wait staff and bartenders. Other than the caterer, couples may choose their own vendors.


In addition to the rental fee, there is a minimum purchase required of Running Hare Vineyard’s international award-winning wine depending on guest count. Couples may also serve beer and alcohol.

Available year round, the Running Hare Vineyard has various rental packages and also offers significant discounts depending on the time of year and day of the week. For more information or to schedule a tour, contact Barb Scarborough at 410-414-8486 or by email at info@runningharevineyard.com. You can also visit www.runningharevineyard.com or the Running Hare Vineyard on Facebook at www.facebook.com/runningharevineyard for additional information and real wedding photos.


Running Hare Vineyard offers a unique opportunity to experience a dream Napa or Tuscan-style wedding. Now you can plan your own destination wedding within the state of Maryland.

Running Hare Vineyard, 150 Adelina Road, Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Photos by Jax Photography