everything you need to know about

The Bright Occasions Experience

Wedding Planning, Design and Event Management


the heart behind our work

Through the highest level of care and attention, Bright Occasions is here to help you create a memorable wedding.  From saying “I do”, selecting your perfect venue, choosing vendors based on your needs and budget, creating organized planning timeline(s), selecting design and decor to fit your personalities and style, expert event management and more.  We’ll work with you during every stage of your wedding planning process, to craft a day that is well designed and expertly managed.

We believe the small personal touches and attention to detail will make an unforgettable celebration. No two weddings are exactly alike, we love working with couples to bring their dream day to life. Our popular services include:

  • Full service event planning (including wedding weekend events, rehearsal dinner/next-day brunch, etc)
  • Partial service event planning (customized to the clients needs)
  • Event design
  • Event management and coordination
  • Elopement, virtual ceremonies and microweddings
***Click this link to find more details on our BRIGHT OCCASIONS Elopement & Microweddings.
***SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT*** We have partnered with Friends Meeting of Washington and some of the areas best vendors to put together elopement and micro wedding packages. Click here for more information.

in the press


Wedding Chicks

District Weddings

United with Love


Style Me Pretty

Bayside Bride

Engaged Magazine


Wedding Wire

Capitol Romance

Every Last Detail

Brides Magazine 

Modern Luxury Weddings Magazine

Washingtonian Weddings

Pop SugarGlamour Magazine

Virginia Bride Magazine

Martha Stewart Weddings

What’s Up Wedding Magazine


We tailor services to fit our client’s needs. Please contact us for a complimentary consultation.

Alison & Jeff

The Hay-Adams

Anne & Jonathan

Park Hyatt

Ivy and John

St. Regis

Grace and Marlon

Comsos Club

Bethy & JOsh


Kristin & Ting

Stone Tower Winery