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Trying to find wedding planners in Northern Virginia? Read on to learn more about our wedding venue on the Potomac River and tips on how to find your dream wedding planner. With its picturesque surroundings and impeccable services, The Pavilion at Weatherly stands as a premier choice for couples seeking an unforgettable wedding experience in the heart of Southern Maryland’s scenic landscape.

Address: 14145 Banks O’dee Rd Newburg, Maryland 20664

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Welcome to The Pavilion at Weatherly

Step into the enchanting realm of The Pavilion at Weatherly for your special day. Nestled along the historic Potomac River, our breathtaking waterfront venue boasts 600 feet of shoreline across 25 acres of pristine privacy. Meander down our captivating 800-foot lane, embraced by the grace of mature sugar maple trees, leading you to the grandeur of our majestic Georgian Colonial Manor House. Here, amidst the scenic splendor of Southern Maryland, your love story unfolds into a timeless celebration.

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Northern VA Wedding Planners to Help With Your Weatherly Wedding

Here are a few popular planners in the Northern Virginia area:

  1. B. Mingled: Adds sophistication and style to weddings and events, including proposals and honeymoons.
  2. Legacy Weddings: Owner Suzanne Fox has a passion for weddings and vast experience.
  3. Something Fabulous: Boasts a team of experts for honest communication about every aspect of your wedding.
  4. Barb Wired: This team has over 20 years of experience and was awarded Couples’ Choice by Wedding Wire for 11 of those years.
  5. Unique Events by Dawn: Expert team and design company with fantastic reviews and a specialty in unique destination weddings and events.

These wedding planners are dedicated to creating unforgettable experiences and ensuring every couple’s vision comes to life. Southern Maryland weddings are a beautiful tapestry of historic charm and modern elegance, much like the landscapes of our region itself. We at The Pavilion at Weatherly channel this distinctive spirit when creating a celebration that’s as unique as the love story it honors.

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Planning at The Pavilion

Embrace the Charm of a Seamless Event

Hiring a wedding planner ensures a seamless and stress-free event by providing expertise, organization, and invaluable support throughout the entire planning process. A wedding planner brings years of experience and industry knowledge to the table, helping couples navigate vendor selections, budget management, and timeline coordination. They offer creative ideas, tailored recommendations, and personalized solutions to bring the couple’s vision to life. On the day of the wedding, a planner oversees every detail, ensuring that everything runs smoothly and efficiently, allowing the couple to relax and fully enjoy their special day without worries or distractions. With a wedding planner, couples can confidently entrust the execution of their wedding to a professional, resulting in a flawless and memorable celebration.

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Tailored Coordination For Your Special Day

While we don’t require a planner, we do require a coordinator. The main difference between a wedding planner and a wedding coordinator lies in their roles and involvement in the wedding planning process. A wedding planner is typically involved from the beginning stages of wedding planning, helping couples with every aspect of the event, from budgeting and vendor selection to design and logistics. They work closely with the couple to bring their vision to life and handle most of the planning details. On the other hand, a wedding coordinator, also known as a day-of coordinator or wedding-day manager, primarily focuses on executing the plans on the wedding day itself. They ensure that everything runs smoothly according to the couple’s wishes, coordinating vendors, managing timelines, and handling any issues that arise during the event. While a wedding planner is involved throughout the entire planning process, a wedding coordinator steps in closer to the wedding day to oversee the execution and ensure a seamless celebration. Both are helpful to have, but we just require the one to ensure the day-of goes smoothy!

Our Venue Spaces

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  • Embrace the Potomac River’s Serenity: Let the tranquil beauty of the Potomac River frame your celebration at The Pavilion at Weatherly. With 600 feet of waterfront access, our venue sets the stage for an enchanting ceremony against the backdrop of nature’s splendor. Capture cherished moments amidst the scenic vista, where every photo opportunity becomes a timeless treasure, and bask in the mesmerizing glow of a sunset that paints the sky with hues of romance. At The Pavilion at Weatherly, the allure of the Potomac River merges seamlessly with the joyous celebration of your love.

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  • The Pavilion: Adjacent to the Manor House, with a commanding view of the Potomac River, The Pavilion stands as a testament to elegance and craftsmanship. Spanning 7800 square feet, this timber frame marvel exudes a contemporary country feel with a touch of nautical charm. Its 6000 square feet main party area accommodates up to 250 guests, offering an upscale setting for your celebration. Authentic handcrafted Douglas Fir posts and beams, a glass wall facing the river, and 12 glass doors leading to the lawn and beach area immerse you in the natural beauty of the surroundings. A 40-foot masonry fireplace adds warmth and ambiance, while elegantly appointed restrooms and a dedicated caterers’ kitchen ensure convenience and comfort for you and your guests.

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  • The Manor House: The Manor House at The Pavilion at Weatherly exudes colonial-style elegance, providing a picturesque backdrop for your wedding preparations. Offering two distinct getting-ready areas, the Carolina Suite and the Potomac Suite, the Manor House ensures both luxury and comfort. The Carolina Suite boasts 16-foot vaulted ceilings, six makeup stations, and a built-in beverage/coffee bar, providing a lavish space for preparation. Sliding glass doors lead to an outdoor veranda, offering sweeping views of the river. In contrast, the Potomac Suite serves as a haven for relaxation and pre-celebration festivities, featuring makeup areas, large-screen TVs, and games. French doors open to an oversized second-story porch, where guests can enjoy cornhole and breathtaking river views. With its thoughtful design and attention to detail, The Manor House at The Pavilion at Weatherly ensures that your wedding day preparations are both refined and comfortable.

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A Gallery of Love Stories

Our portfolio consists of a vibrant collection of love stories. Browse our gallery and find a collection of celebrations, each radiant with charm. Picture yourselves in these scenes of joy: crested sunsets behind the ‘I dos’, delicate florals framing a first kiss, and candlelit first dances that seem to stop time. These glimpses of celebrated love stories are a testament to our commitment to create not just weddings, but lifelong memories.

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Exclusive Features

Our most memorable weddings are not just events; they are exquisitely crafted experiences filled with exclusive features. It’s the soul-stirring string quartet as the bride walks down the aisle, the bespoke signature cocktails tailored to the couple’s story, or the eco-friendly confetti toss that showers the newlyweds with love. Each wedding carries a thread of personalization, be it through a surprise performance or fireworks that light up the night sky, ensuring that every couple and their guests feel the heartfelt uniqueness of the day.

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Detailed Packages: From Intimate Weddings to Grand Events

Whether you’re dreaming of an intimate micro wedding with your closest loved ones or a grand affair that celebrates your love most spectacularly, we have the expertise and flexibility to bring it to life. Our packages are designed to cover every aspect of your event. For those yearning for a cozy, personal celebration, we focus on the details that make your day feel warm and inviting. If it’s grandeur and opulence you seek, our team skillfully works with you and your planner to scale your vision and create a breathtaking experience that leaves a lasting impression on all who attend. Take the lead and start planning a wedding that fits your dream.

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What makes The Pavilion at Weatherly stand out among wedding venues?

  • Stunning riverfront vistas and miles of waterfront access to the Potomac River.
  • Experience the allure of our beautiful main house, featuring separate bridal and groom’s suites.
  • Delight in our open-air pavilion, offering picturesque views of the river.
  • Exchange vows at our enchanting river ceremony site.
  • Indulge in the exclusivity of private access to our entire property.
  • Prepare for your special day in style with separate ready rooms boasting waterfront views and porch access.
  • Take in the beauty of sunset over the water from our 130-foot pier, adorned with solar lights.
  • Conveniently located just one hour from Washington DC, with easy access from the airport.
  • Elevate your celebration with the option to add fireworks and indulge in Splash Golf.

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How can I book The Pavilion at Weatherly for my wedding?

Don’t wait another moment to start making your dream wedding a reality. Reach out to us for a free consultation, and let’s discuss how we can tailor our wedding packages to create the day you’ve always envisioned. We’re excited to meet you, learn about your story, and begin this enchanting journey together. Booking your consultation is the first step towards a celebration that’s as unique and special as you are. Let The Pavilion at Weatherly be where your forever starts.

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What should I keep in mind when choosing my wedding planner?

Choosing the right wedding planner is crucial for ensuring a smooth and enjoyable wedding planning process. Here are some steps to help you choose the perfect wedding planner for your special day:

  1. Define Your Needs: Determine the level of assistance you require. Are you looking for full-service planning from start to finish, or do you need someone to coordinate on the day of the wedding? Clarify your budget and wedding vision to communicate effectively with potential planners.
  2. Research and Gather Recommendations: Start by asking friends, family, or other vendors for recommendations. Look for reviews online and browse wedding websites or social media platforms to find potential wedding planners in your area.
  3. Check Experience and Credentials: Look for wedding planners with experience in planning weddings similar to yours. Check their portfolio and ask about their credentials, such as certifications or memberships in professional organizations like the Association of Bridal Consultants.
  4. Schedule Consultations: Narrow down your choices and schedule consultations with your top picks. Use this time to discuss your vision, budget, and expectations for the wedding. Pay attention to their communication style, professionalism, and enthusiasm for your event.
  5. Discuss Services and Pricing: Understand the services included in their packages and how they structure their fees. Make sure there are no hidden costs and that the planner’s pricing aligns with your budget.
  6. Evaluate Compatibility: Choose a wedding planner you feel comfortable with and trust. They will be by your side throughout the planning process, so it’s essential to have a good rapport and feel confident in their abilities.

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How can we customize our wedding planning experience?

Customizing your wedding planning experience starts with a personal consultation where your planner explores your vision and preferences. They then typically tailor their services to fit your unique needs, whether it’s full-service planning, partial planning, or day-of coordination that you’re looking for. You can sometimes choose elements from their design service, adjust the level of involvement you prefer, and handpick vendors from a curated list. The flexibility of our venue ensures that your wedding day feels like it’s been crafted just for you.

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What are some nearby cities and attractions?

  • Richmond
  • Leesburg
  • Loudoun County

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Is hiring a wedding coordinator necessary?

Yes, we’ve curated a remarkable list of coordinators who have orchestrated events at our venue previously, giving you a range of experienced professionals to select from. Moreover, as your big day approaches, we offer virtual support to streamline the planning process seamlessly. Our objective is to furnish you with a committed team, both physically and virtually, ensuring your wedding journey is as seamless and stress-free as can be.

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Contact Us

Feel free to reach out to us at The Pavilion at Weatherly with any inquiries or to schedule a visit to our enchanting venue. Whether you’re planning a wedding, corporate event, or special celebration, our dedicated team is here to assist you every step of the way. You can contact us by clicking the button below and filling out the contact form on our website. We look forward to hearing from you and helping to turn your event dreams into a reality at The Pavilion at Weatherly!