No matter what your neighborhood or profession, if you live in D.C., you most likely know about the famous, fun kickball leagues. Sara and Owen, who were married last year, met during a game of kickball – very fitting for a D.C. couple!
At their wedding in heart of Georgetown at the Halcyon House, Sara explains, “We wanted the overall vibe of the wedding to be fun and different, yet still have a very classic feel to it. We absolutely did not want a typical wedding venue, which made the Halycon House perfect.” The venue allowed them to achieve this dream of “fun yet classic” for their wedding: the downstairs space is a blank canvas, and very modern, providing the couple with ample room to use their imagination and create their ideal setting, while the upstairs space is more traditional.
The variation among rooms of the house let Sara and Owen use a different color scheme and theme in each room. The end result was incredibly unique – full of fun, beautiful, and diverse décor by Amaryllis Florist, Capital Décor and Events, Pam Barefoot and Frost Lighting!
Dinner was served in the spacious lower level of the House, which had been transformed from a typical concrete basement into a classy, elegant dining room. Everything was lit with a red hue – so very romantic.
After dinner, the guests were led upstairs into a completely different environment than where they had just dined – suddenly they were stepping foot into a room with bright colors, fun patterns, and glowing colored lights. Sara and Owen loved seeing the looks of shock and awe on the guests’ faces as they saw the dance area – a total change of scenery from the dining room! They say that the unexpected, wild atmosphere “really let our guests know that it was not time to let loose and have a great time, which is ultimately what we wanted.”
After the ceremony and reception, Sara and Owen sped off to their Bahamas honeymoon in an elegant, vintage Bentley!
The fabulous vendor team:
Ceremony: Trinity Methodist
Venue: Halcyon House
Planner: Atrendy Wedding, Pam Barefoot
Caterer: Main Event Caterers
Photographer: Rodney Bailey
Florist: Amaryllis Florist
Band: Eleven Eleven Band, Jazz Trio
Décor: Capital Décor and Events
Cake: Fancy Cakes by Leslie
Lighting: Frost Lighting
Makeup: Leah McKay
Hair: Sachi Medlicott
Photobooth: M J Alexander
Transportation: Atlantic Valet, Fleet Transportation, Fairfax Limo