Maryland Zoo Weddings

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Heather & Joe’s Wedding + Reception / Maryland Zoo’s Mansion House

Last night's wedding + reception was a wonderful as the couple who got married! Heather & Joe became husband and wife at the Maryland Zoo's Mansion House in Baltimore and then celebrated their love. As the temperatures began to drop, guests made their way inside the Mansion House for the ceremony that was officiated by the Bride's Stepfather. The processional song for the entire Bridal Party was Daniel Jang's version of John Legend's "All of Me". Vows were exchanged and sealed with a kiss, Heather & Joe were formally introduced as Mr. & Mrs. Poole and then they recessed to Toploader's cover of "Dancing In The Moonlight". Guests then mingled along with the Bridal Party and also had the opportunity to meet some of the Zoo's Animal Ambassadors while enjoying cocktails and appetizers. Later on, after everyone made their way to [...]

Staci & Scott’s Wedding + Reception / Maryland Zoo’s Mansion House

What a great party! Staci & Scott's wedding reception last night at the Maryland Zoo's Mansion House was so much fun. Their ceremony featured the Bride's Sister as the Officiant and a processional to "Christmas Canon" by the Trans Siberian Orchestra. After a formal presentation and a kiss, Mr. & Mrs. Johnston recessed to "Best Day Of My Life" by American Authors. Cocktail hour took place on the front enclosed porch of the Mansion House where guests enjoyed a wonderful spread of appetizers and cocktails and had the opportunity to meet two of the Zoo's Animal Ambassadors; a skunk and a penguin. After DJ Frank Marsden invited everyone to their tables for the reception and a low key introduction of the Bride & Groom, Jessica (Staci's Sister & the Officiant) made a toast to the newlyweds and then a served meal [...]

Bonnylin & Matthew’s Wedding + Reception / Maryland Zoo’s Mansion House

Bonnylin & Matthew were already Mr. & Mrs. Vanwinkle, they've been married for months. Saturday night at the Maryland Zoo's Mansion House, they renewed their vows and celebrated their marriage with a lively reception. Their ceremony began just after 5 pm with music for the Bridal Party & the Bride's recessional provided by the band Sigur Rós and a recessional to "The Throne Room" from Star Wars. Cocktails and appetizers were served and passed by the staff from Dean and Brown Catering and enjoyed by all. The Zoo's Animal Ambassadors stopped by for a visit during cocktail hour and shortly after, DJ Frank Marsden invited guests to find a seat, gathered the Bridal Party, and formally introduced them into the reception. Parents, Bridesmaids, and Groomsmen were introduced while the "Cantina Band" from Star Wars was played and Dr. & Dr. Van Winkle entered [...]

Kelly & Akasha’s Wedding + Reception / Maryland Zoo’s Mansion House

Kelly & Akasha are now Mr. & Mrs. Purohit! Last night at the Maryland Zoo's Mansion House they had their ceremony and reception. Guests began arriving around 5 pm for the 5:45 ceremony and enjoyed an early cocktail "half-hour" prior to finding their seats. Parents and Bridal Party members entered the ceremony to "Passenger Seat" by Death Cab For Cutie and Kelly's processional was to an piano version of the Foo Fighter's "Everlong" by Elevator Sky. The married couple recessed to "Beautiful Day" by U2 and then enjoyed a true cocktail hour with their families, friends, and some of the Zoo's Animal Abassadors. Later on, DJ Frank Marsden invited guests to find their seats for the reception and then formally introduced Mr. & Mrs. Purohit in to Jay Rock's "Hood Gone Love It". Kelly & Akasha welcomed and thanked their guests, [...]