Weddings

Essay: Planning my wedding in the time of coronavirus

If you’ve ever watched the apocalyptic film Melancholia, you’ll remember the opening scene is a picture-perfect wedding reception. Despite the visual...

Events industry takes immediate hit amid coronavirus pandemic

“There are no banquets to do, no meals to cook, no rooms to clean. There’s nothing to do. … With no more than 10 people in one place, our...

Noah’s Event Venue’s sudden closure costs Charlotte couples thousands and leaves them scrambling

One month ago, Noah’s Event Venue, a national chain, closed the doors to its Charlotte space suddenly, leaving countless couples without a venue. In many cases, these couples had wedding dates just weeks or months away. Noah’s had 42 locations in 25 states when it filed for bankruptcy last year, including its Charlotte space

This Saturday, Goodwill will sell thousands of brand-name wedding dresses for $25+

Goodwill’s Wilkinson Boulevard location is hosting a bridal pop-up sale this Saturday, March 7, with more than 2,400 deeply discounted dresses starting...

Charlotteans spend an average of $25k on their weddings. Here’s what’s worth the money, and what’s not

Earlier this month, we asked Agenda daily newsletter subscribers how much they spent on their weddings, and what was worth the cash and what wasn’t....

Couple spends $360 on microwedding, a growing trend among Charlotte millennials

Shaila and Matt got married on November 22 in Charlotte for only $360. How did they do it? The couple (who prefers not to use their last names in this piece)...

Getting married? 10 best wedding venues in Charlotte — and their cost

Engaged and looking for a Charlotte wedding venue? Here’s a quick look at the 10 best wedding venues in Charlotte available for rental. As Charlotte...

This bride turned a shelter at Copperhead Island into her dream reception venue on a $20,000 budget

Note: Interested in sharing your wedding budget story? Shoot us a note. THE COUPLE Andrew and Leah Honeycutt met on OkCupid in 2015, and, after three years of...

The “Warby Parker of bridesmaid dresses” coming to South End

Brideside, a Chicago-based bridal startup, will open a showroom in South End’s Atherton Mill. Shout out to Edens for bringing A+ retailers and...

I only had 3 days to plan our emergency Charlotte wedding, but it turned out all right

“Little darling, the smiles returning to their faces. Little darling, it seems like years since it’s been here. Here comes the sun, and I say, it’s all...

5 spots to say yes to the (bridesmaid’s) dress

I’m in my first wedding this year, and honestly, I’m thankful that my responsibilities are limited to finding a dress that matches the colors and...

9 places to say yes to the dress + 6 tips for painless shopping

I got engaged last summer on the back porch of a cabin on Sugar Mountain. We were in our sweatpants drinking beer, and it was perfect. Shortly following our...