Theresa and Mike’s Wedding at Glen Echo Park

If you are looking for a unique place to get married around Washington D.C., then you should consider planning a Glen Echo Park wedding! Complete with a bumper car pavilion venue space and a carousel, this park is the ultimate place for those looking for a fun-filled wedding day! Keep reading to learn more about how Theresa and Mike planned their Glen Echo Park wedding.

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A Love Story That Began at a Wedding

Theresa and Mike’s love story actually began at a wedding in 2018! Theresa’s family often calls refers to her as the Greek Gypsy because she loves to travel and is always planning her next trip. Mike loves all things bike-related whether it’s mountain biking or motorcycles. The two now live in Maryland with their beagle pup, Shelby.

A Greek Catholic Wedding Ceremony & a Glen Echo Park Wedding Reception

The morning of their wedding started with Theresa getting ready at her home in Rockville. It was important to her to start documenting the day at home in a place that was meaningful to her. I personally, love the mess and the feel of “too many people” and I get very inspired when so many stories are happening at the same time.

Their wedding ceremony took place at St. Ann’s Catholic Church. The architecture and everything about this church are so impressive! There were more than 150 guests attending the wedding and the nave was still half empty! Theresa’s family is of Greek descendants, so they had a Greek Catholic ceremony which was such a special way to honor her heritage.

After the ceremony, all the guests headed to the wedding reception at Glen Echo Park. Theresa booked this location for two main reasons: the beautiful carousel which was such a fun element and the neon sign for wedding photos.

This Glen Echo Park wedding was such a fun day to be a part of! For more Catholic church wedding inspiration, check out Lisa and Daniel’s intimate church wedding in Georgetown.

Photographer
Natasha Lamalle Photography, www.natashalamalle.com

Venue
St. Ann Catholic Church / Glen Echo Park / C&O Canal Lock 7, stanndc.org / glenechopark.org / nps.gov

Hair & Makeup
JJ Vera Aveda, logan14salonspa.com

Catering
High Point Catering, highpointcatering.com

Wedding Dress
Cherie’s Sustainable Bridal, cheriesb.com

Jewelry/Ring/Accessories
Raffies Jewelers, kensingtonantiquerow.com

DJ & Music
The Breakaways, thebreakawaysband.com

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