Chesapeake Beach, MD, March 5, 2013-This year the Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa is winning many Readers Choice awards including recognition as an outstanding Wedding Venue from national and local resources such as The Knot and What’s Up Weddings, and plans to show off to brides and grooms the reasons for their winnings at their third annual bridal show, which will take place on Saturday March 23, 2013. The Resort once again is planning the bridal show to incorporate all the venue has to offer to couples looking for an ideal waterfront destination wedding.

The Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa, located on the western shore of the scenic Chesapeake Bay, has grown to become a premier waterfront wedding destination location and this year is once again a pick for Best Of Weddings by The Knot. In addition, What’s Up Weddings has rewarded the resort with their “2013 Best Outdoor Weddings” award. The Resort also won recognition from Maryland Life Magazine’s Free State’s Finest awards in the categories of  Best Couples Getaway, Best Sunrise/Sunset, Best Spa and Best Weekend Resort.

The venue includes a luxury hotel and full service spa, two marinas, three waterfront restaurants, ballrooms, gorgeous bay views and beach front. Amusements at the Resort are many with bingo and gaming, charter fishing and other water sports, special weekend packages for all ages and beach side musical entertainment. Vice President Wesley Donovan states, “With many venues for weddings in the Chesapeake Bay area couples have many choices for waterfront locations. We stand out in the crowd because we can provide the entire wedding experience in one beautiful setting; rehearsal dinner, wedding, reception, wedding brunch or luncheon, spa services, entertainment and accommodations for the bridal party and their guests.”

Bridal show attendees will enjoy tours of the entire resort property including the up-scale hotel suites and on-site Salon and Spa. The facility will be dressed in its “wedding finest” to illustrate the various waterfront wedding ceremony and reception scenarios it offers. At this years show, brides will experience the special allure of a waterfront wedding event as demonstrated by the area’s leading wedding vendors. While there, couples and their guests can view the latest in bridal fashion and enjoy tastings of the Resort’s exquisitely catered wedding fare and complimentary champagne. Vendors at the show will provide attendees with plenty of wedding planning ideas, inspiration, prizes and giveaways. Two of the prizes to be awarded are a Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa Experience Weekend which includes a complimentary overnight stay for two, dinner at the Rod ‘N’ Reel Restaurant and a couple’s massage in the on-site spa and a Pandora wedding bracelet from Smyth Jewelers.

Resort Director of Sales Lori Kirby-Medlin says, “Last year we debuted our Chesapeake Waterfront Wedding Dome, the latest addition to our selection of event sites here at the Resort. We have increased the number of weddings taking place here and feel that the Dome in addition to all the wedding amenities and our customer service has been the impact for the increase.” In addition to waterfront ceremonies, the Wedding Dome is also location for special engagement and anniversary dinner packages provided to guests by the Resort.

The Chesapeake Beach Resort & Spa bridal show will take place on Saturday, March 23, 2013 from 2 to 5 pm. To purchase advance bridal show tickets and for more information visit The Resort complex is located at 4165 Mears Avenue Chesapeake Beach, Maryland 20732. Minutes from Annapolis and the DC beltway, the Resort is also one of the easiest event venues accessed by boat from the Chesapeake Bay. Flashing Green “1” at:  LAT 76°31 20 W, LONG 38°41 30 N.

CONTACT: Lori Kirby-Medlin, 410.257.2735 Ext. 137,,