Outdoor Wedding Venues Waldorf MD

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Colony South Hotel & Conference Center
(301) 877-4800
7401 Surratts Road Clinton
Clinton, MD
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Dandy Restaurant Cruise Ships
(703) 683-6076
Zero Prince St
Alexandria, VA

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Crowne Plaza Crystal City Arlington
(703) 310-8980
1480 Crystal Drive
Arlington, VA
Years in Business
2
Awards
Wedding Wire Rated ~ 2009 & 2010, Bride's Choice Award 2010, # 1 Crowne Plaza in North and South America based on Guest Satisfaction Scores

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Best Western Old Colony Inn
(703) 739-2222
1101 N Washington St
Alexandria, VA
Specialty
Wedding Venues

Morrison House - A Kimpton Hotel
(703) 838-8000
116 Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA
Specialty
Wedding Venues

Pineapple Alley Catering
(301) 856-1954
8809 Old Branch Ave. Clinton
Clinton, MD
Cost
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The Westin Arlington Gateway
(703) 537-4245
801 North Glebe Road
Arlington, VA
Years in Business
5
Membership Associations
International Special Event Society (ISES)
Awards
Hospitality STAR Award from the Arlington Chamber of Commerce, 3-star AAA rating, 4-diamond Mobil Travel rating, Expedia Insiders' Select 2010

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Holiday Inn Crystal City Arlington
(703) 310-8980
2650 Jefferson Davis Hwy
Arlington, VA
Years in Business
2
Awards
Wedding Wire Rated ~ 2010

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Embassy Suites Alexandria - Old Town
(703) 684-5900
1900 Diagonal Road
Alexandria, VA
Specialty
Wedding Venues

Homewood Suites By Hilton® Alexandria
(703) 671-6500
4850 Leesburg Pike
Alexandria, VA
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Wedding Venues

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Outdoor Weddings: 12 Planning Tips

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The open sky and weddings just go together. Whether public or private, outdoor weddings are great for dramatic settings. But if you place your celebration outside, there are many choices and decisions to make. Here are 12 wedding planning tips for your outdoor wedding ceremony :

1. Choose a "safe" date. If you avoid hurricane and blizzard season, you might keep weather disturbances to a minimum. Maybe.

2. Complement your surroundings, don’t compete with them. The natural beauty of your chosen setting shouldn’t need a lot of embellishment.

3. Take a careful look at how your guests will reach your wedding site. Think about exits. Make sure that guests don’t stumble through darkness as they leave.

4. Assure that your guests will have access to restrooms.

5. Ask your floral designer, caterer and other vendors how much time they’ll need to set up at your site.

6. Factor electrical needs into your plans.

7. Ensure your plans meet local ordinances — get appropriate permits and inspections.

8. Use microphones so your guests don’t have to struggle to hear the wedding ceremony .

9. Protect the food. Ask your caterer to take special precautions to preserve the freshness of the food.

10. Proper lighting is key. If nature can’t or won’t supply what’s necessary, call on an expert.

11. Have your wedding site sprayed for mosquitoes, fleas and gnats two days before the event.

12. During the event, use citronella candles. You might informally supply insect re...

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