Washington DC Wedding Planning


Beautiful and Memorable Weddings Inspired by Your Love Story

modern flower girls styled by DC wedding planner

Planning a wedding is an exciting journey.  Our extensive expertise, trusted relationships, and personal attention will help you navigate the way and enjoy one of the most memorable experiences in your life.

When you work with Elizabeth Duncan Events, a DC wedding planning company, we ensure that you will enjoy:

  • Decisions with Confidence
  • Design with Insight
  • Investing with Intention
  • Freedom to be the VIP

If this sounds like the experience you want for your wedding, then, let’s get started!


Wedding Planning That's a Perfect Match

From finding the ideal venue to bringing to life the personal touches that will make the celebration uniquely yours, we pride ourselves on our ability to translate our clients’ dreams to reality.

Are you looking for a planner that works with you every step of the way, managing all of the ideas, people and projects on your behalf?  We do that!

Are you looking for a planner who will share their expertise and contacts and then provide top-level design or logistics insight?  We can do that, too!

Are you looking for the perfect way to propose or how to plan an elopement?  We know just what to do!

Let us work with you to identify the services that suits you and your event needs best. To discover more about how we can help you, take a look at our Services.

If you want to learn more about our approach and style, explore some of our favorite DC area Weddings in the Portfolio below. If you’re considering a wedding outside of DC, visit our Destinations page for more information.

Want to know what it's like to work with us? Our clients can tell you.

in the press

OUR WORK IS regularly FEATURED IN leading PUBLICATIONS including:

Martha Stewart Weddings


The knot

style me pretty



Grey Likes weddings


and more…

Kathryn & Ryan

Inn at Perry Cabin, St. Michael’s, Maryland

From the picturesque waterfront setting in St. Michael’s, Maryland to the secret garden-inspired decor and the gorgeous custom paper goods, this Inn at Perry Cabin wedding was absolutely stunning!  Featured in Brides and selected as one of the Top 50 Weddings in the country by The Knot.


Planning & Design: Elizabeth Duncan Events

Photography: Lisa Blume

Venue: Inn at Perry Cabin

Flowers and Decor: Amaryllis

Invitations and Day-of Printed Materials: Winifred Paper

Custom botanical illustration: Inslee by Design

Escort Cards: Custom artwork of insects, Elizabeth Duncan Events

Calligraphy: Laura Hooper Calligraphy

Ceremony Music: Sage Strings Quartet (ceremony and cocktails)

DJ: DJ D-Mac (Dinner and Dancing)

Decor and Rentals: DC Rental (linens, tabletop, chairs)

Transportation: International Limousine

Videographer: In Depth Photo and Video

Tent: Sugar Plum Tents

Stylists:  Seven Yu and Kristina Menaker

Bridal gown: Romona Keveza from Riziks

Bridesmaids’ dresses: Donna Morgan from Nordstroms

Groom’s attire: Vera Wang from Men’s Warehouse

Rings: Pave Jewelers

Caroline & Ryan

The Hay Adams, Washington DC

We absolutely loved working with Caroline and Ryan to highlight the history and memories of their families alongside one of our favorite venues in DC, The Hay Adams.  We took elegant, timeless details and added a fresh, contemporary twist for this Fall celebration.


Planning & Design: Elizabeth Duncan Events

Photography: Lisa Ziesing with Abby Jiu

Venue: Hay Adams Hotel

Decor: Amaryllis, DC Rental, and Party Rental

Entertainment: Nation

Cake: Buttercream Bakeshop

Invitations: Penny Post

HMU: Andre Chreky Salon and Valerie Hammer


Jeanine &  Greg

Hay Adams Hotel, Washington DC

We pulled inspiration from the vineyards of California and gardens of Italy for this intimate wedding of two food and wine lovers. This was a dream of a wedding for us with an eight course food and wine pairing overlooking DC’s most iconic views. Featured in Washingtonian.


Event Planning & Design: Elizabeth Duncan Events

Venue: The Hay-Adams 

Photographer: Eli Turner

Bride’s Gown: Matthew Christopher, Love Couture Bridal

Groom’s Attire: Suitsupply

Hair: Christophe Jouenne 

Makeup Artist: Leah Margosis

Cake: Kendall’s Cakes

Floral Design & Decor: Amaryllis

Transportation: International Limousine

Music/Entertainment: Interlude, MSE Productions

Invitations: Winifred Paper Calligraphy: Sarah Bohl Designs

Linens and Place Settings: DC Rental

Day-of Paper: The Dandelion Patch

Leigh & Lido

The Willard Hotel

A fabulous party featuring family, amazing food and modern, international glamour!


Planning & Design: Elizabeth Duncan Events

Venue: Willard Hotel

Photographer: Eli Turner

Decor: Amaryllis and DC Rental

Entertainment: Sage String Quartet and Doctors Orders Band

Printed Materials: Mesh by Alex

Video: Tweed Video

HMU: Leah Margosis and Amie Decker Beauty

Katie & Steve

Potomac View Terrace, Washington DC

Bright, berry pinks and mixed metallics pop for this modern wedding overlooking the DC monuments.  Featured on Ruffled.


Planning & Design: Elizabeth Duncan Events

Photography: Abby Jiu Photography

Floral Design: Amaryllis

Venue: Potomac View Terrace, American Pharmacist Association

Wedding Dress: Lela Rose via Hitched Salon

Hair and Makeup: Ali Harper and Co.

Catering: Occasions Caterers

Ceremony Music: PopCulture Strings

Reception Music: DJ D-Mac

Lighting: Atmosphere Lighting

Wedding Invitations and Paper Goods: The Dandelion Patch

Valet: MJ Valet

Transportation: International Limo

Kelly & Patrick

Metropolitan Club, washington dc

This fun kelly green and pink preppy DC wedding was featured in Washingtonian.


Planning & Design: Elizabeth Duncan Events

Photography: Kate Headley

Ceremony Venue: St. Aloysius, DC

Reception Venue: The Metropolitan Club, DC

Floral Decor: Alison de Wit, Distinctive Floral Designs

Invitations: The Dandelion Patch