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Baltimore’s Event Destination

Heron | Penguin Room


Heron Room Event Destination is the perfect setting for your wedding, corporate event, gala, fundraiser, or private party in Baltimore! Fully restored with an elegant industrial design ballroom, a patio, terrace and original cobblestone courtyard overlooks the Jones Falls, and enchanting jungle like views - a hidden gem in the city. Spacious suites for getting ready, free parking, and convenient inclusions for your event.

Originally known as the Picker House, Located in the heart of Mill No. 1, one of Baltimore’s most historic collection of buildings. Heron Room is a unique venue that pays tribute to its industrial heritage. Alongside cast iron columns, vaulted brick ceilings, foundation stones, and rough sawn blanks were chosen to complement the original 19th century details.

Conveniently located just minutes from downtown, Heron Room is close to shopping, hotels, restaurants and a number of other popular attractions.

Dazzle your guests with restored industrial eye candy that can only be found at Heron Room Event Destination!

Penguin Room at Whitehall Mill, Opening Fall 2019

A 6,400 sq. ft. industrial-historic dream located along the Jones Falls less than a mile from Heron Room at Mill No. 1. During the construction phase we have been offering early bookings and tours (depending on the status of the work - for safety reasons) Feel free to reach out with any questions or inquiries using the banner at the very top of this page. Details will be added as we approach the completion of this amazing space!

photo by Marlayna Photography

photo by Marlayna Photography

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Discover the past, present & future

“If we don’t care about our past,we cannot hope for the future….I care desperately about saving our old buildings.”

-Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

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see to believe

Tours are held weekly including Saturdays and some Sundays