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Welcome to the Happy to Be Events Blog! This is where we showcase our weddings, talk about planning, and examine various mischief. 

Learn tips and tricks about how to plan your wedding day, view our recent work, find inspiration for your wedding day, and more!

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Meg + Jamey 02.19.2017 Hey Bees! Today we are going to be chatting about a very, very special wedding: mine! Two years ago, on Sunday, February 19th, we hosted 120 of our family and friends for nuptials and brunch food. And it was AWESOME! Our Brunch Wedding Seriously, if you are contemplating having a brunch wedding, […]

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Hey Bees! Meg here, happy Monday! Next Monday, we are teaming up with some fantastic vendors to create a beautiful Serenity Blue Styled Shoot, and we wanted to share with you all of the little details that we purchased for this shoot. The Inspiration The inspiration for this shoot pulled from very soft, feminine, organic […]

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The Main Street Affair on Caroline Street 10.14.2018 Our team had the honor of assisting with the Affair on Caroline last October, and we must say that it was one of those events that you will remember forever! The Affair on Caroline was a fundraiser for the Fredericksburg Main Street Association to raise money to […]

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Cicily + Chaney Cicily and Chaney held their vintage wedding at a beautiful garden in downtown Fredericksburg. They came to Happy to Be Events for event management at the end of their wedding planning. They planned a beautiful wedding for their closest family and friends, coming all the way down from Maryland to the sleepy […]

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Orofino Restaurant Intimate Chef Dinner 12.20.2018 Danilo and Alona of Orofino approached 718 Venue to host a chef dinner to celebrate the traditional American-Italian feast of the Seven Fishes. The Feast of the Seven Fishes originates back to southern Italy, where it commemorates the wait Christmas and the birth of Jesus. In the Catholic faith, […]

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Lindsey + Macon 11.17.18 We coordinated these two sweeties’ wedding day back in November at an elegant barn in King George, Virginia. We’ve gotta say, Lindsey is one of the most organized brides we have ever had! We met with her and her mom a few weeks before the wedding, and boy was she prepared! She had a binder full of information for us […]

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Leigh Ann + Ben     December 16, 2018 Leigh Ann and Ben had one of those weddings that reaffirms why you do what you do. The two of them wed in a romantic urban elopement at 718 Venue, surrounded by 22 of their closest family and friends. I am so touched, honored, and overjoyed that […]

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Elizabeth and Mike’s Wedding Video is up and we ARE SO EXCITED! Oh my goodness this day was so much stinking fun – from the standing ceremony to the cake-in-the-face, these two had SUCH a wonderfully amazing day! Congratulations, Mr. and Mrs. Eltringham! We are so happy for you two! Meet the Team Coordination and […]

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Today is the day! You guys! Elizabeth and Mike are tying the knot today ~ and we could not be more excited! These two came into our lives last June and have been with us ever since. Elizabeth and I met when she was looking for a venue – and she decided to go for 718 […]

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Lindsey and Macon tied the knot on November 17th, 2018 on a beautiful fall day in King George, Virginia. Adam of We Film Your Wedding and his crew put together a lovely video of their amazing day. Check out their great work below! Congratulations you two! We wish you all the best!

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