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...

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...

wedding transportation

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....

wedding entertainment

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...

Outdoor weddings in Hunt Country

Outdoor weddings in Hunt Country – What to consider

In Hunt Country there is no shortage of beautiful outdoor spaces. Sprawling mountains, charming vineyards, and countless countryside views. . . outdoor weddings couldn't get any better! So if you’re planning an outdoor wedding in Hunt Country, here are a few things to consider. Weather A big concern for couples planning an outdoor wedding is the weather. While Mother Nature is hard to predict, you can certainly plan around the seasons. Spring, summer, and fall are popular seasons to say I do in Hunt Country. The milder and warmer weather, along...

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...

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...

Five Reasons to Hire a Wedding Planner

Five Reasons to Hire a Wedding Planner

Whether you’re considering an event with 10 people or a hundred, here are top 5 reasons why you should hire a wedding planner during the best of times, and even during a pandemic. #1 – A wedding planner will help you understand all your vendor contracts and will negotiate on your behalf. Planning a wedding means dealing with multiple vendors, all with different contracts and policies. A wedding planner takes on the responsibility of managing these relationships, which saves you time, money and stress. They can also help you negotiate...

Planning a Wedding During a Pandemic

Planning a Wedding During a Pandemic

The pandemic has NOT cancelled love. However, it has brought upon new ways to celebrate. For couples planning a wedding in 2021, it’s important now more than ever to work side-by-side with trusted wedding specialists to help you navigate these uncertain times. As of February 2021, Virginia, including Loudoun County, has limited social gatherings to no more than 10 people for indoor weddings, and effective March 1, 25 people for outdoor weddings. However, as vaccinations are rolled out and the number of cases continue to drop, we’re hopeful this...