Getting Started

A Sampling of Planning Resources for Gay Weddings

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Businesses marked with an asterisk are recommended by couples profiled in this story.

Publications and Websites

The Essential Guide to Lesbian & Gay Weddings by Tess Ayers and Paul Brown (Alyson Books, 1999)

www.GayWeddingPlanners.com

www.GayWeddings.com

www.RainbowWeddingNetwork.com

www.TwoBrides.com

www.TwoGrooms.com



Catering

CakeLove
202-588-7100
www.cakelove.com

Creative Cakes
301-587-1599

*Design Cuisine
703-979-9400
www.designcuisine.com

Je ne’ssi Ca
202-319-7458
www.jenessica.com

*La Bernoise
202-686-6580

*The Main Ingredient
800-576-4414
www.souptonutsinc.com



Flowers

Aster Florist
1700 17th Street NW
202-387-0092
www.asterflorist.com

Flowers on Fourteenth
1718-A 14th Street NW
202-667-7888
www.flowersonfourteenth.com

Sandy’s Flowers
1821 18th Street NW
202-232-4100

*Ultraviolet Flowers
1061 31st Street NW
202-333-3002
www.ultravioletflowersdc.com

*Watergate Florist
2548 Virginia Avenue NW
202-337-2545



Gift Registries

*Crate & Barrel
800-996-9960
www.crateandbarrel.com

*Macy’s
800-449-3334
www.macys.com

*Target
Club Wedd
800-888-9333
www.target.com



Jewelers

Continental Jewelers
1010 Connecticut Avenue NW
202-833-3366
www.continentaljewelersdc.com

Chas Schwartz & Son
Mazza Gallerie, 5300 Wisconsin Avenue NW
202-363-5432

Willard Hotel, 1400 F Street NW
202-737-4757



Music

Applause Entertainment
703-548-6973

*Élan Artists
Contact: Rachel Stornant
410-752-3484

*Get Wit It Productions (DJ service)
202-483-4773

*Kevin Cordt Quartet
202-667-4724

Washington Talent Agency
Contact: Chuck Kahanov
301-762-1800



Photography

*Michelle Frankfurter
301-589-5235
www.mfphotos.com

*Tami Heilemann
703-968-4367

Spicer Photography
Contact: Jay Spicer
301-933-9077



Supply Rental

*Absolute Party Rental
410-544-7474
Capital Party Rentals
301-231-9600



Travel/Honeymoon Websites

www.purpleroofs.com
Gay and lesbian travel information for destinations world-wide, including Asia, Europe and South America.

www.gaytravelgreece.com
Gay and lesbian tour packages covering all of Greece.

www.venture-out.com
Gay and lesbian guide to European destinations.



Venues

The Barns of Wolf Trap
1635 Trap Road, Vienna, Va.
703-938-8463
www.wolftrap.org

Church of the Holy City
1611 16th Street NW
202-462-6734
www.forministry.com/20009cotch

*Friends Meeting House
2111 Florida Avenue NW
202-483-3310

The Galleria at Lafayette Centre
1155 21st Street NW
Contact: Melanie Sweeney
202-331-1800
www.dcgalleria.com

Jurys Hotel Washington, Dupont Circle
Contact: Michael Hennessy, Commitment Ceremony Packages specialist
202-797-0161

*Maggiano’s Little Italy
5333 Wisconsin Avenue NW
202-966-5500

Odyssey Cruises
600 Water Street SW
Contact: Christy Humston
202-488-6010
www.odysseycruises.com

*Quiet Waters Park, Annapolis
410-222-1777

*Strathmore Hall Arts Center, North Bethesda
Contact: Shelly Barnes
301-530-0540
www.strathmore.org

*Universalist National Memorial Church
(Unitarian Universalist Association)
1810 16th Street NW
Contact: The Rev. Scott Wells
202-387-3411
www.universalist.org

*The Westin Fairfax Hotel
2100 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Contact: Cliff Tucker
202-835-2120

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