Chesapeake Bay Weddings

Home/Havre de Grace Maryland Weddings/Chesapeake Bay Weddings

Molly & Brad’s Wedding + Reception / Stone Ridge Hollow

Molly & Brad got married yesterday at Stone Ridge Hollow in Forest Hill, MD. For their ceremony they selected Jack Johnson's "Constellations" for the seating of their Mothers, "Free Fallin" by Midtown Stories for the Groom and his Groomsmen's entrance, "A Thousand Years" by Christina Perri for the Bridesmaids, "The One" by Kodaline for the processional, and "Eight Days a Week" by the Beatles as the recessional. Cocktail hour took place in the lower part of Stone Ridge's barn and was followed by formal introductions into the reception. DJ Frank Marsden made the introductions while playing "Rollercoaster" by Bleachers. The newlyweds danced their first dance together as a married couple to Jim Croce's "Time in a Bottle" prior to a blessing by the Father of the Bride and a buffet line meal. Toasts by the Maid of Honor and Best Man [...]

Elaine & Patrick’s Wedding + Reception / Vandiver Inn

Sunday afternoon was a celebration of Elaine & Patrick at the Vandiver Inn located in Havre de Grace, MD. The festivities began at 1:30 PM with a ceremony in the Inn's temperature controlled outdoor pavilion. Prelude music was played live provided by a bag pipe player, the Bridal party walked down the aisle to "Hard to Concentrate" by the Red Hot Chili Peppers and the Bride chose "Red is the Rose" by the High Kings for her processional. After being presented as Husband & Wife, Elaine & Patrick recessed to live music played on the bag pipe. Cocktails were enjoyed by all inside the Mansion House while the ceremony space was turned into a reception space. After everyone found their table and seats, the Bride & Groom were formally introduced into the reception and they danced to Flogging Molly's "If I [...]

Mary Rose & David’s Wedding + Reception / La Banque de Fleuve

As the Wedding Season slows down and the Holiday Season begins, we have begun to reflect back on a wonderful year working with some amazing couples. Yesterday's Bride & Groom, Mary Rose & David were one of the sweetest! La Banque de Fleuve in Havre de Grace, MD is such a unique venue, founded in 1883 and renovated in 2008, it was the perfect setting for last night's celebration. The ceremony featured a processional for the Bride to "Someone's Waiting For You" by Shelby Flint and a recessional for the newlyweds to "At Last" by Etta James. Guests had already been seated for the ceremony so all they had to do was wait for a moment before the brunch stations opened. After the meal, a toast was made by one of the Bride's sons, Mary Rose & David danced their first [...]

Kirstie & Nathan’s Wedding + Reception / Water’s Edge Event Center

We had a funday on Sunday playing for Kirstie & Nathan and their friends and families. The newlyweds chose Water's Edge Event Center to host their wedding and reception. Mother Nature did not cooperate, but "plan B" worked out just fine. Their ceremony took place in the Heron Room with the Groom's Father officiating, a traditional processional and a recessional to "Beautiful Every Time" by Lee Brice. Everyone then moved to the main lobby for cocktail hour before being invited into the ballroom for the reception. DJ Frank Marsden introduced the Bridal Party in to "Crazy In Love" by Beyonce & Jay-Z and then played "I Got A Car" by George Strait for Kirstie & Nathan's first dance together as husband and wife. The Bride and her Father shared a dance next to "Butterfly Kisses" by Bob Carlisle, Nathan and his [...]

Elyse & Matt’s Wedding + Reception / Swan Harbor Farm

What a wonderful way to wrap up the weekend! Yesterday at Swan Harbor Farm in Havre de Grace, MD, Elyse & Matt became Mr. & Mrs. Rowe. They got married behind the Mansion with an incredible view of the Chesapeake Bay. Elyse proceeded down the aisle to Dave Matthews Band's "Crash Into Me" and she and her husband walked back down the aisle together after a kiss and formal presentation to "Heaven" by Avicii. Cocktails were enjoyed by all on the back lawn before DJ Frank Marsden invited them over to the tented area for the reception. For formal introductions, the Bridal Party was brought in to "Levels" by Avicii and the Bride & Groom to "Bring Me A Higher Love" by Kygo & Whitney Houston. The newlyweds danced their first dance together as a married couple next and they chose [...]

Lisa & Josh’s Wedding + Reception / Vandiver Inn

Saturday afternoon at the Vandiver Inn located in Havre de Grace, MD, Lisa & Josh said "I do", kissed, and became husband & wife! One of our favorite officiants, Natalie Tyler of Weddings Quick and Sweet walked the happy couple through their vows in front of about 90 guests at the Vandiver's outdoor ceremony space before everyone moved to the Mansion House for cocktails. After some drinks and socializing, the Vandiver Staff invited Lisa & Josh's families and friends out to the Inn's outdoor, climate controlled pavilion for the reception. DJ Frank Marsden formally introduced parents into the reception while playing "Beautiful Day" by U2, the Bridal Party to "Best Day of My Life" by American Authors, and "Uptown Funk" by Mark Ronson & Bruno Mars for Mr. & Mrs. Nolen. After they were intruded, Lisa & Josh danced their first [...]

Sherae & Bernard’s Wedding + Reception / La Banque de Fleuve

Two of the sweetest people we've ever had the chance to work with became husband and wife yesterday. Congratulations to Sherae & Bernard Brooks! Their big day took place at La Banque de Fleuve's Seaplane Base along the shores of the Chesapeake Bay in Havre de Grace, MD. The ceremony included the Bride's processional to Eric Benet's "Spend My Life With You" and a recessional to "Wifey" by Next. Cocktails and appetizers were enjoyed by all after the ceremony and were followed by a formal introduction of the Bridal Party and newlyweds. Bridesmaids and Groomsmen walked into the reception to "I Found Love"  by Bebe Winans and Mr. & Mrs. Brooks entered to "When God Gave Me You" by Vernon Jones. A first dance to "Best Part" by Daniel Caesar (feat. H.E.R.) preceded a buffet meal provided by the nice folks [...]

Natalie & Mike’s Wedding + Reception / Vandiver Inn

High temperatures, lots of love, and a big celebration. Yesterday at the Vandiver Inn in Havre de Grace, MD, Natalie & Mike's got married. Following their outdoor ceremony, guests flocked to the Mansion House for shade, air conditioning, and cold drinks. After the cocktail hour, everyone was invited to gather in the Vandiver's outdoor, climate controlled pavilion for the reception. DJ Frank Marsden introduced the newlyweds children and bridal party in while playing "Happy" by Pharrell Williams and then new Mr. & Mrs. Fadrowski in to "I Got You (I Feel Good) by James Brown. Natalie & Mike then danced their very first dance as a married couple to "Our Love" by Judah & The Lion. The Father of the Bride offered a blessing, a delicious buffet meal was enjoyed, and then Mike's Best Man (his Brother) made a toast to [...]

Brittany & Jarod’s Wedding + Reception / La Banque de Fleuve

There's no better way to wrap up a weekend then with a fun wedding along the Chesapeake Bay! Today in Havre de Grace, MD at La Banque de Fleuve, Brittany & Jarod said "I do" with a water front view at La Banque's Sea Plane Base. The Bride processed down the aisle to Dan + Shay's "Speechless" before her Grandmother officiated and married Brittany & Jarod. After a kiss and an official announcement that the two lovers were now husband and wife, they recessed to "Happy" by Pharrell Williams. Cocktail hour was enjoyed outside on the Sea Base Plane's gorgeous patio and then guests moved to La Banque de Fleuve's indoor venue, a 19th century bank that has been fully restored with all the beauty of the original state for the rest of the celebration. DJ Frank Marsden introduced the Parents, [...]

Tracy & Connor’s Wedding + Reception / Vandiver Inn

We congratulate the new Mr. & Mrs. Cox aka Tracy & Connor! They had their biggest day ever yesterday at the Vandiver Inn in Havre de Grace, MD. It all started at 3:30 with an outdoor ceremony that featured "Dream A Little Dream Of Me" by the Mamas & Papas for the Bride's processional, vows, a kiss, and a recessional to "Come Go With Me" by the Beach Boys. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres were enjoyed following the ceremony inside the Mansion House and on its front porch. Later on, after guests had found their way to the Inn's year-round outdoor pavilion, DJ Frank Marsden made formal introductions of the Bridal Party. Parents were introduced while "Sexyback" by Justin Timberlake was played, Bridal Party members entered to "24 Magic" by Bruno Mars, and Mr. & Mrs. Cox entered to Credence Clearwater Revival's [...]

Go to Top