Wedding Showcase at Oatlands

Earlier this summer, we hosted the Hunt Country Celebrations Wedding Showcase at Oatlands Historic House & Gardens. It was a lovely day showcasing the finest Hunt Country wedding specialists and vendors. There was plenty of sunshine and gorgeous wedding vibes. During this styled wedding show, couples were invited to tour Oatlands’ vast beauty and charm while meeting our members. We look forward to seeing you at the next event! Photos by: Mila Jackson Photography [Best_Wordpress_Gallery id="2" gal_title="Hunt Country Celebrations Wedding Showcase at Oatlands"] Featured Members AirPac Portable Air Conditioners & Heaters Alya Salon ...

What to expect during a wedding tasting

What to expect during a wedding tasting

Now that weddings and celebrations are finally back, many couples are once again planning the wedding of their dreams. Part of the planning process (and for some the BEST part of the experience) includes participating in a wedding tasting with a caterer to decide your wedding day menu. And when it comes to planning what food you will serve during your wedding, there’s a lot to consider and many questions to ask. So we put together the following resource on what to expect during a wedding tasting. What’s a wedding...

How to Choose a Wedding Photographer

How to Choose the Right Wedding Photographer

Did you know that choosing a wedding photographer is one of the most important decisions you need to make when planning a wedding? Your wedding photographs last a lifetime and serve as happy memories long after you walk down the aisle. That’s why it’s important to work with a photographer who gets your “couple vibe” and will provide you with photos that are uniquely yours. When choosing a wedding photographer, here are a few things to consider: Choose a photographer you “vibe” with Fact: Your wedding photographer is the one vendor...

wedding invitation etiquette

Wedding invitation etiquette 101

For couples planning a wedding, it’s important to know when to mail out the wedding invitations, what information to include, and when to set an RSVP deadline. We’ve gathered all the important questions and answers about wedding invitation etiquette below. “When should I mail out my wedding invitations?” Typically, wedding invitations are mailed out six-eight weeks prior to the wedding date. This will give your guests plenty of time to confirm their attendance and make any necessary arrangements. Tip: Before mailing out your wedding invitations, make sure you’ve selected and booked...

Why You Should Plan a Destination Wedding in Wine Country

Why You Should Plan a Destination Wedding in Wine Country There are so many reasons to plan a destination wedding. It’s a memorable way to say “I do” among family and friends in a beautiful setting. Some may think a “destination wedding” means planning a wedding abroad, but there are so many beautiful destinations stateside with the added benefit of not having to worry about travel restrictions. Perhaps it’s time you considered our very own back vineyard. Hunt Country is home to DC’s wine country and has breathtaking venues...

Wedding Ideas

4 Ideas for Your Creative Wedding Theme

Wedding themes are in vogue now more than ever. Even with the pandemic, you and your partner can still decide on a wedding theme that is fitting and exciting! Themes allow you to bring in your unique taste and explore beyond the ordinary. Here are a few wedding ideas to give you a little push to make a choice. Garden-Themed Wedding This can be held in your back garden or a rented outdoor space. The theme here is the scene. Greens and flowers make it aesthetically pleasing. The bride’s dress may...

How to Plan the Perfect Fall Wedding

Many will agree that fall is the most beautiful time of the year. However, this is relative. But there is no doubt that fall is one of the most beautiful seasons, making fall weddings a lot easier to plan. Despite this, it is essential to plan intricately still to make it spectacular. Here are some essential tips to know when planning a Fall wedding. Use All the Colors There is no doubt that some of the most beautiful colors come out during fall. Planning a wedding around this time can be...

Choosing a wedding venue

4 Important Questions to Ask Your Wedding Venue Vendor Before Hiring

It is essential to know that your venue is the first thing to be on the lookout for when planning your wedding. Venues aren’t relatively easy to find because there are options, but there are factors to consider, such as cost, location, and size. Even after you find a wedding venue, you will need to ask the vendor to break the ice and create a connection to move smoothly. Here are some essential questions to ask your vendor before choosing a venue. Is the Venue Available for the Date You Have...

Decorating Wedding Venue Tips

4 Ways to Decorate Your Wedding Hall

Although most wedding arrangements should be left to the appropriate vendors, knowing how things work makes you decide what you think is suitable for the theme and what isn’t. Here are tips on getting the most critical decorations done at your wedding venue. The Table and Chair Arrangement Depending on your theme, your chairs and tables are either organized in rows or circles. However, be aware that this could change depending on the space the venue hall allows to provide unrestricted movement and overcrowding or even under-crowding. If a rearrangement is...

Wedding venue decoration ideas

4 Ways Your Venue Can Make or Break Your Wedding

Music, food, flowers, and even the décor may not salvage your wedding if you get the wrong venue. Choosing a wedding venue is not always easy, mainly because it can be a bit expensive, and it is often the first thing to consider after picking a wedding date. Once you get the venue right, everything else slowly comes together to make sense. You need to carefully consider your options and pay close attention to details when choosing a venue for your wedding. Here are some ways your choice of...