12 Fun Ideas For a Mid-Atlantic Wedding


Planning a Mid-Atlantic wedding in either Virginia, Maryland, DC, or Delaware? Take a look at these must-have ideas to do before or after the wedding: 

1. MEN IN UNIFORM - The U.S. Naval Academy's historic chapel is just minutes away from the heart of downtown Annapolis. 

Photo: Natalie Franke Photography

2.  SPERRY TOP-SIDER BOAT SHOESGet comfy in these non-slip (and -sinking in the grass) shoes, 

Photos (from left to right): Katie Stoops Photography

3. 'MAIDS IN NAVY BLUEBecause after all, navy blue goes best with yellow and pink. 

Photo: Genesa Richards Photography

4. BOARDWALKS  - Have your engagement session pictures taken at Ocean City, Md., Rehobeth Beach, Del., or Virginia Beach, Va., or DC's National Harbor boardwalk with the amusment rides in the background. 

Photo: Katelyn James Photography

5. TERRAPIN PRIDE - Show off your alumi ties with Maryland's state flag as chair decor. 

Photo: Natalie Franke Photography

6. OLD BAY - The seasoning that's the favorite favor of them all! Give out at your crab feast rehearsal dinner.

Photo: Krista A. Jones Photography

7. CRAB MALLETS - Have them monogrammed with your names, wedding date, and cheeky saying like, "Love, Honor, & Old Bay." 

Photo: Natalie Franke Photography

8. SMITH ISLAND CAKE - The official dessert of Maryland that's oh-so delicous. Yum! 

Photo: Krista A. Jones Photography 

9. PEANUTS - Did you know that the first peanuts were grown in Virginia? 

Photo: Spindle Photography

10. DOCKSIDE LOUNGES - Add pillows around a coffee table to create a dockside lounge for four. 

Photo: Heather Kincaid Photography

11. OAR GUEST BOOK - Have guests sign well wishes on paddles or oars. 

Photos (from left to right): Natalie Bray Photography

12. LIFE BUOY CHAIR DECORStay safe (and close) with these life buoy "Mr. and Mrs." signs. 

Photo: Abby Jiu 

Last Updated: February 4, 2014 at 5:08 pm
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