Carrie and Kevin’s Star-Spangled Nuptials at the Basilica
If you want Fireworks and the Blue Angels for your wedding and your Dad’s title is not P.O.T.U.S. or even V. P.O.T.U.S. Carrie and Kevin Creedon can give you a tip. Get married on a weekend and in a city that is celebrating something patriotic, something of nationwide importance, something historic, like the Boston Tea Party or The American Revolution, or Hey, 4th of July, or in this case the 200th Anniversary of the Star Spangled Banner. Who knew it would be such a big deal?
For Carrie and Kevin I think it may have been a little more than luck or coincidence, I think there patriotism, like their religion runs a little deeper.
God, Country and Family? A Catholic Wedding at the famed Basilica, a reception at the Star Spangled Banner House, on the anniversary of the song? Yeah, all signs of some things held close to the heart.
Did I mention Blue Angels? To celebrate with the Creedons, the Blue Angels felt a fly-by, post ceremony, during the portraits would be just right. And it was.
Summer in Baltimore can be a little muggy. But September can be perfect. And it really was. Though the day started with rain by the afternoon the sun was out to host cocktail hour in the Banner House’s gardens.
Clear skies made way for a final send off with seven sets of Fireworks surrounding the reception. Step aside Kim and Kanye, I think the Creedon’s Star Spangled wedding trumped the lifestyles of the rich and famous.
Christina Constantinides and Colin Gabriel
Cake: Sugar Bakers
Dress: Vera Wang
Officiant: Father Gene Nickol
Caterer: Catering by Uptown
Planner: Jeffrey Ditter
Invitations: Paper in the Park
Florist: JJ Cummings
Reception Decor/Florals: Magnolia Events
Dj: Brandon Renninger
Cocktail Hour String Quartet: Baltimore School for the Arts
Venue: Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary
Reception Venue: Star-Spangled Banner Flag House