This Couple Announced Their D.C. Marriage On A Billboard at the Wharf

An intimate wedding with big details: a billboard at the DC Wharf announced their marriage; a balloon-filled trolley ride through the DC Monument; a break for Chick-fil-a on the steps of Georgetown rowhouse; and a chic, sophisticated waterfront dinner at Del Mar with their family and friends. With Kate Headley at the helm, every image is a work of art. Also, we are proud to see it featured on Wedding Chicks.

Getting Ready at Home

Meredith got ready at her childhood home with her bridesmaids and family. Since MAB Artistry finished styling early, they enjoyed champagne and lunch before Meredith put on her sophisticated Romona Keveza gown from Carine’s Bridal and Ted Baker heels. Her attendants wore emerald velvet Jenny Yoo gowns. 

Fall Wedding Portraits in Georgetown

On the way to the ceremony, Biden was announced as president-elect and the streets of Georgetown erupted in honking horns, champagne bottles popping and people congratulating each other on the street. Colin and Meredith met up at the Wave Wall in Georgetown for their first look. They strolled the rowhouses-lined cobblestone street with trees in fall colors creating a gorgeous fall backdrop for Kate Headley’s photography. Before meeting up with their wedding party, Aimee ordered Chick-fil-a so they could rest and recharge before the ceremony. 

Post-Ceremony Trolley Tour of the Monuments

They live-streamed their ceremony at Holy Trinity with help from Harrison Films who also compiled a beautiful video of the day. During the ceremony, some of Meredith’s family friends showed up to surprise them with four dozen white balloons. On the way to dinner, enjoyed a scenic tour of Colin and Meredith’s favorite monuments on a historic trolley.

A Wedding Announcement on a Billboard

Upon arrival at the D.C. Wharf, the guests were surprised to see Meredith and Colin’s wedding announcement lit up on the Anthem’s billboard. As guests walked to Del Mar for dinner, they overheard strangers on the street saying “When I get married, I’m doing that.” and “That’s how we are announcing our 40th-anniversary vow renewal.”

Dinner at Del Mar at the D.C. Wharf

At the waterfront DC Wharf restaurant, Del Mar, the tables were filled with Meredith’s favorite flower, white tulips in teal containers surrounded by blue, teal, and gold votives. A round gold-foiled menu featured a detail of one of the Picasso prints found in the restaurant’s private dining rooms. During the four-course dinner, family and friends shared toasts and guests ordered Colin and Meredith’s favorite cocktail: a smoked bourbon cocktail. For dessert, the chef specially prepared their favorite dessert, a savory basque cheesecake.

Want to see more? Check out this video by Harrison Wedding Films:

Creative Team

Photography: Kate Headley

Videography: Harrison Wedding Films

Dress: Carine’s Bridal, Romona Keveza

Transportation: Old Town Trolley

Beauty: MAB Artistry

Ceremony Venue: Holy Trinity Catholic Church

Reception Venue: Del Mar DC

Florist: EDGE Floral Event Design

Stationery: Paper Refinery

Bridesmaids: Jenny Yoo, Bella Bridesmaids