Weddings

FAQ: How to plan a wedding during a pandemic

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Upcoming ‘Elopement Day’ offers $2,600 turnkey package for engaged couples affected by COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has wreaked havoc on carefully laid wedding plans for couples. Experts anticipate several years of financial trouble for the $300...

Coronavirus could lead to more prenups. Here’s what Charlotteans think

In a survey of more than 1,500 Charlotte Agenda readers, 62 percent of respondents said they think prenuptial agreements (a.k.a. prenups) are a good idea. The...

What it’s like to get married during a pandemic

For Charlotte-based newlyweds Matt McBreen and Caroline Paxton McBreen, the road to the altar was bumpy. That’s what happens when you’re trying to...

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...