Private Parties

Rent our unique spaces for meetings and fundraisers, private parties, events, creative photoshoots and media productions

Our unique Cafe in Historic Ellicott City is the ideal spot to gather your friends and family --or colleagues and potential clients-- and host a memorable and impressive gathering.

You won't find anywhere quite like the spaces on offer at Old Mill Cafe, to make lasting memories for your baby shower, bridal party, birthday or engagement, or to finalize that future partnership or collaboration, host a successful fundraising event or impress your clients and staff.

Old Mill Cafe Private Party Indoor Space Ellicott City


If you're tired of the same hotel and boardroom options for your corporate meetings and events, then think outside the box and come visit us for a tour of our beautiful unique event spaces for hire. Located in the heart of the iconic Historic Ellicott City right off Main St., we have the space and amenities for most any type of company event. For corporate meetings and networking events, consider our large and very comfortable main Cafe dining space which can seat approx 30 people comfortably. With plenty of power outlets, WiFi, craft coffee, group platters and catering, nothing is left out when you leave the hosting to Old Mill Cafe!

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Old Mill Cafe Ellicott City Private Patio


Outside of our main dining room, we have a beautifully renovated privately enclosed patio with ample seating for 25-30 guests. With twinkling lights, wood lattices, fresh hanging flowers, brick walls and wooden fences, an outdoor window with breathtaking views of Ellicotts Mills, Ellicott City Bridge and Patapsco River, as well as private access and parking; this space is a favored event destination for bridal showers, engagement parties, baby showers, birthday parties and meeting events. We offer flexible service and food options from continental breakfasts, crepes and sandwiches, specialty coffees and teas. BYOB is welcome!

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Our unique historic space offers varying creative environments ideal for video production and photography, digital news and creative agencies as well as professional and private photoshoots. Our indoor and outdoor views offer contrasting elements from antique chic charm, to modern, bright and airy on our outdoor patio adorned in twinkling cafe lights, new shade sails, fresh greenery and plants, wooden, metal and stone elements, a bold red artists wall, bright windows and natural reclaimed wood bar with beautiful views of the first ever Merchants Flour Mill - Ellicotts Mills - as well as the iconic red Ellicott City bridge and Patapsco River. 

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