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A multi-talented wedding band in Charlottesville, Virginia, Big Ray and the Kool Kats is the perfect choice for newly engaged couples looking to appeal to a variety of styles and tastes. Specializing in everything from Motown to classic rock, the 11-piece ensemble has been blowing couples away since... (Wedding Vendors Virginia)
A wedding dress shop in Charlottesville, Virginia, Sealed with a Kiss Bridal offers a collection of hand-picked designer wedding gowns, accessories, veils, and couture alterations. Co-owners, Natalia and designer Dina, along with their expert and attentive staff, have a combined experience of 20... (Wedding Vendors Virginia)
George Street Photo & Video is a professional wedding photography studio, and this network of professional photographers and filmmakers has been in business since 2004. They continue to deliver a higher standard of excellence and ensure every couple receives the photos they want from their wedding... (Wedding Vendors Virginia)
Operating out of Chesapeake, Virginia, Cherish The Moment Photography and Video is a business that specializes in the capture and preservation of precious wedding-day memories. Owner, Michael Porter is an accomplished professional with a passion for people and documenting their celebratory... (Wedding Vendors Virginia)
Victoria Floral Designs, at Flowerama, loves weddings and special events. We are a family run florist, dedicated to meeting all of your floral needs. We are a full service florist that has served the Greater Richmond and surrounding areas since 2004. Run by husband and wife team, John and Victoria... (Wedding Vendors Virginia)
Buttercream Dreams, LLC is a licensed, insured and yearly inspected home bakery located in Weyers Cave, Virginia (between Harrisonburg and Staunton, VA, an hour from Charlottesville, VA, and approximately 2 plus hours from Richmond, VA). The business specializes in custom wedding cakes, groom’s... (Wedding Vendors Virginia)
A family-owned and operated wedding floral shop in Grottoes, Virginia, Flowers by Rose has a committed staff that provides the finest floral arrangements and gifts. Couples can expect to have a pleasurable experience at Flowers by Rose because the staff strives to provide friendly and prompt... (Wedding Vendors Virginia)
For couples serious about wedding videography, Reagan Studios is one of the most experienced, highest-rated studios in America. We are based in Virginia, and available worldwide. Music video highlight reels, and movie-quality ceremony films are our specialties. All of our packages include a portable... (Wedding Vendors Virginia)
Julie Martin Photography in Yorktown, Virginia is a photographer offering services for engagements, weddings and other life events. Photographs that combine photojournalistic and traditional styles are this photographer’s specialty, along with creative elements and details specific to each couple's... (Wedding Vendors Virginia)
Carol C. Buck Marriage Commissioner is a wedding officiant company based in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Commissioner Carol Charles Buck is qualified under the Chesapeake Circuit Court to oversee wedding ceremonies within the state of Virginia. She specializes in civil, interfaith, and non-religious... (Wedding Vendors Virginia)
High Energy Live Music to Pack Your Dance Floor! We're live music experts, wedding enthusiasts, and party starters, infusing every event with energy and full dance floors. We're here to make your wedding the greatest party of your life! The Bachelor Boys are a premium, customizable 3 to 14 piece... (Wedding Vendors Virginia)
We marry the art of filmmaking and storytelling to deliver emotionally engaging cinematic short films and artfully crafted family films. We respond quickly, answer questions precisely, and gracefully guide you through our unique process. The result - your wedding day preserved, ready to be... (Wedding Vendors Virginia)
Vinluan Photography is a company located in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Specializing in weddings, the company's owner's Jake and Jennifer Vinluan are passionate about capturing beautiful images for each couple they service. The husband-and-with-duo seek the raw moments and candid images so that... (Wedding Vendors Virginia)
CONGRATS! Island Glow Sunless Tanning & Beauty is located in the heart of Powhatan Village as well as in Farmville, VA. Our wedding glam squad has been recognized in Central VA as one of the BEST Makeup/Hair/Tan company for the past ten years!! We offer in-salon services as well as on location... (Wedding Vendors Virginia)
With over 20 years of professional experience as a DJ and musician, Ezra knows what it takes to make your dreams become reality. Having been a DJ for hundreds of different events, in addition to countless musical performances, Ezra is able to make sure that your event is as fun and amazing as you... (Wedding Vendors Virginia)
DaH Catering is a wedding catering company operating out of Charlottesville, Virginia. Since 2003, owners Ashley and Carter East have provided local celebrations of all shapes and sizes with exceptional dining experiences full of fun and flavor. As professional chefs and event planners, they work... (Wedding Vendors Virginia)
A caterer in Crozet, Virginia, L'Etoile Catering has been assisting engaged couples for over 20 years. Servicing the central Virginia community, the company specializes in French and Virginia-inspired cooking. With a history of obtaining the finest and freshest ingredients, L'Etoile Catering... (Wedding Vendors Virginia)
Sunshine Events is a full-service event planning company founded by Debbie Miller in 2013 and based in Richmond, Virginia. She has worked at some of Virginia's most prestigious venue's and with some of the finest vendors. Debbie 's goal is to help you create an event that is truly memorable. Debbie... (Wedding Vendors Virginia)
Annalise Bridal Boutique is a bridal store located in downtown Richmond, Virginia. Through their personalized service, they offer couture designer bridal gowns that are exclusive to the central Virginia area. Dedicated to providing exceptional service for the bride, the professional consultants... (Wedding Vendors Virginia)
Virginia's well-known travel tagline - "Virginia is for Lovers" - is encouraging for couples planning a wedding in Old Dominion. Any season, any budget, any personal preference - whatever you want in your Virginia wedding, the commonwealth provides everything you need, and more! Let's take a tour of this historic, romantic, and beautiful state from a wedding planner's perspective.
The eastern portion of Virginia features miles of pristine coastline courtesy of the Potomac River, the Chesapeake Bay and Atlantic Ocean. A river, a bay, and an ocean - that pretty much sums up the rich and diverse natural landscape (and seascape) which defines the state's eastern seaboard. Bay-area cities, Arlington, Hampton, Newport News, Roanoke and Norfolk, all have gorgeous shoreline vistas, numerous wedding venues, and photo hotspots as well. Virginia Beach is on the top of many people's "favorite beach towns" lists, and it's not hard to see why - the city's boardwalk and beach-area attractions put plentiful wedding possibilities in play (just watch out for the Atlantic hurricane season). Historic Richmond has it all: a burgeoning restaurant and pub scene, wedding venues galore and close proximity to classic Southern plantation settings. The Shenandoah Valley is rich with rolling hills and history around practically every bend and across every winding country milepost. Thomas Jefferson's home, Monticello, is an architectural gem and adds early American ambiance to any wedding photo shoot. Blacksburg, nestled in the Appalachian foothills, is home to Virginia Tech University and superb scenery, particularly in the autumn months. The state's southwestern corner features some of the most majestic peaks in the entire Appalachian Mountain range. Charming rural landscapes and countryside charm define the region, and small towns like Wytheville have more amenities than you might think. For an inexpensive wedding celebration in Virginia, don't forget the area along the I-77 corridor. Something to consider for weddings in this part of the state - access to Interstate 77 allows quick commute to Charlotte, North Carolina (and its endless amenities), if you're having relatives and friends in from out-of-state.
Virginia has a reputation as a summer vacation spot, but it's one of the few states that offers both seaside fun and an interior winter wonderland. Regardless of when you're planning your wedding, great consideration should be given to when your wedding will be. Geography is a critical factor for year-round Virginia wedding plans. Higher elevations (in the north and southwest) can create sticky (and slippery) situations for winter weddings, and you should always be aware of the Atlantic hurricane season (which runs from June through November on a yearly basis), if you're considering a Chesapeake Bay-area celebration. Virginia wedding color palettes vastly vary, but try to integrate your tones with the surrounding scenery. Yellow, blue, green and white are popular for weddings near the coast, while orange and red blend effortlessly with autumn weddings in Virginia's valleys and mountains. No matter your eventual wedding location in the commonwealth, you'll be able to enjoy any style, in any hue - at the end of the day, it's all up to you!
As we've already discussed, it's hard to top Virginia's mix of stunning natural scenery, historical relevance and multi-season wedding planning versatility. Here's something else you might like, too: weddings in the state, on average, cost a little less than the $30,000 national average. For the most part, weddings are more expensive in the Chesapeake Bay region, the area around Washington, D.C. and some areas in the Shenandoah Valley. They are less pricy in the southwestern and southern parts of the state. All told, the typical Virginia wedding will cost about $200 per guest, which is anywhere from 5-10% less than the average U.S. wedding. More encouraging info: Virginia wedding vendors rank among the best in the nation. Tasty gourmet wedding reception dining is par for the course, thanks to a vast & varied assortment of Virginia wedding catering services. Have you decided on a wedding soundtrack? Wedding DJs throughout Virginia cue up practically any playlist you can imagine, from folksy southern and bluegrass tunes to contemporary hits. And don't let logistics get in the way - Virginia's popularity as a wedding destination has created a competitive and affordable Virginia wedding transportation marketplace, with everything from classy carriages to stretch limos. Bottom line: it's not hard to have a wedding that's both elegant and affordable in Virginia.
All circuit courts in Virginia issue marriage licenses; you need to apply for your license at a circuit court. Thankfully, they're located in every county, all across the state. Cost is $30 per couple. No blood test is required, so the process is fairly quick and hassle-free. Once you receive your Virginia marriage license, it's good for 60 days. Smart couples planning a Virginia wedding will get the ball rolling quickly, assuming the wedding is within two months of application.