Wedding Planning Tips

Wedding Planning: How to Get Started

Are you about to get married? If so, congratulations! Wedding planning can seem like a lot of work, but sometimes the hardest part is simply getting started. So here's what to consider to start planning your wedding. Set a Date The first thing you need to do is figure out when you want to get married. This will help you determine what kind of timeline you'll need to follow. Are you thinking about a summer wedding? Or maybe a winter wonderland wedding? Once you have a date in mind, start...

how to plan the perfect rehearsal dinner

How to Plan the Perfect Rehearsal Dinner in Northern Virginia

Wondering how to plan the perfect rehearsal dinner? Northern Virginia has a lot to offer couples! From intimate gatherings at local restaurants to upscale affairs at charming hotels, there are plenty of options for every type of couple and budget. In this blog post, we will outline some tips for planning the perfect rehearsal dinner in NOVA! Who to invite? One of the first things to consider when planning your rehearsal dinner is the guest list. Who do you want to invite? Will it just be immediate family and wedding...

Nova Photography Checklist

Wedding and Engagement Photography Checklist

Are you getting married soon or know someone who is? If so, then you know that wedding planning can be a lot of work. One thing that you don't want to worry about is your photography. That's why we put together this NOVA wedding photography checklist to help keep you organized! This will ensure that your photos turn out beautifully and that you have no stress on the big day. Hire Photographer & Videographer The first thing on your checklist should be to find a good photographer and/or videographer. This...

The best NoVA wedding venues to tie the knot

For an ideal location for a beautiful wedding, there is no place other than Hunt Country in Northern Virginia, also known as NoVA.  NoVA wedding venues range from stunning manors to rustic wineries. Couples can't go wrong with this scenic destination. Wedding venues located in this picturesque area are the perfect backdrop no matter the season. Whether it's an autumn ceremony in a rustic vineyard or a spring event in a vibrant garden, couples will feel as though they have been swept up to a fairytale scene. Hunt Country Celebrations...

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What to consider when planning your wedding transporation

Your wedding day has finally arrived! You've planned and completed everything - from timelines for ceremony preparation, to seating plans at reception; but what about those who will be riding with you on this ride into bliss Don't overlook transportation when planning your wedding. Here are a few important things to consider. Wedding Party Arrival Consider providing transportation to bridesmaids, groomsmen, and family members who are part of your wedding processional. Having them arrive at the ceremony location at the same time will minimize late arrivals on your big day....

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Choosing Wedding Entertainment: Live Music or a DJ?

Choosing the right wedding entertainment can seem like a difficult decision. With so many options to consider, you'll want to make sure you choose entertainment that will provide an amazing experience for your guests. Whether you're looking for a live band or a DJ, this post will help you decide what will work best on your wedding day. Live Music Live music is a great way to provide an unforgettable experience for your guests. There are many different kinds of live entertainers, depending on the type of wedding vibe you're...

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...