Glen Garden Weddings

Fredericksburg, Virginia


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Ahhhh -- the welcome shade of trees in the summer!

Newlywed Comments

"We just wanted to say how grateful we are for all you did on our wedding day!  Everything was beautiful and it was exactly as we wanted it to be." -- Debi (a May wee wedding)

"I just wanted to thank you for such a beautiful ceremony.  I couldn't have asked for more.  You all did such a lovely job.  The property looked perfect, and I know how much hard work goes into that." -- Larissa (a June wee wedding)

"Thank you and your husband so much for making our day special and smooth." -- Quintasia (a June bride)

"Thank you so much for everything ... for capturing the whole ceremony so beautifully and for being so accommodating doing your best to make it a dream." -- Bela (a March wee wedding)

"Thank you so much for yesterday.  It was an absolutely wonderful day.  I couldn't have dreamed of a better wedding." -- Jasmine (a May wee wedding)

"Thank you for making yesterday so wonderful and for everything you did!" -- Debi (a May wee wedding)

"Everyone had a great time today and everything went so smoothly.  Thank you so much for everything!" -- Hannah (an April wee wedding)

"Thank you so much for everything today, it was perfect." -- Susan (a November wee wedding)

"Thank you so much for the pictures, they were amazing! . . . . Thank you for making our wedding so special and memorable." -- Synethia (a November wee wedding)

". . . Thank you for the stress-free and beautiful wedding we were able to have because of you both.  It is now our one-year wedding anniversary, and we will cherish those perfect memories and beautiful photos forever.  You both were so caring and kind and helpful. . . ." -- Ally (an October bride)

". . . Thank you both for helping take part in our special day.  Your property was a dream & felt like we were in a fairytale.  From you both going out of your way to make sure everything was organized, to getting the vendors on schedule, to keeping us on track, cutting our cake, . . . you did it all.  Thank you both from the bottom of our hearts. . . . " -- Hillary (a September bride)

"Thank you so much!!!!  We were very happy with our wedding, and all of our guests were very complimentary of it as well.  I love your property, and you did an amazing job with our flowers and everything.  Thank you for helping us celebrate our special day." -- Erin (a May bride)

"[We] can't thank you enough.  Because of you guys our day went smoothly and was perfect.  From the amazingly beautiful cottage and scenery, to the beautiful bouquet and boutonniere, and the incredible kindness and care from you two. . . . I couldn't have been happier with the person and place I chose to hold my ceremony. . . . I hope many others get to experience what I did. . . ." -- Chyna-Dawn (a November bride)

"We had the best day, and you and Dick did such an amazing job!  Thank you so much." -- Tara (a July bride)

"We are so glad we chose Glen Garden Weddings as our venue.  You were so accommodating with all of the changes we had to make because of the virus, and helped tremendously on our big day. . . .  Our wedding was absolutely perfect.  I wouldn't have changed a thing."  -- Jena (a May bride)

"I can't express how [happy] I am with how the wedding turned out!  Everything was so beautiful, and I am so happy I put my trust into you both to execute my special day!  It makes me so happy you two are here to give couples this gift, and I will never forget my wedding day."  -- Jessica (a March bride)

"[We] really appreciated everything that you did for our wedding!  Everything was perfect for us!" -- Itzel (a July bride)

"Thank you so much for a wonderful experience at your venue.  Everything was perfect and [we] couldn't have asked for better!" -- Stacy (a June bride)

"Thank you for a beautiful wedding day last summer.  [We] were hopefully the only couple who were 'blessed' with the rainiest day ever in Fredericksburg. . . . It was twice as chaotic as any of us planned, but incredibly intimate, and honestly a perfect day. . . .  We loved it." 

"Thank you again for everything! Best day of our lives!" -- Rachel (an October bride)

"Thank you for helping in so many ways at our recent wedding at Glen Garden.  We continue to hear how beautiful our pictures are, and the guests really enjoyed the day.  We will recommend you to anyone looking for a small venue." -- Tina (a July bride)

"Thank you both again for helping to make our day perfect! Joe and I couldn't have asked for a better day.  We are so glad we found Glen Garden for our wedding.  Our guests couldn't get over how beautiful your venue is.  Thank you for being the best!" -- Jackie (a June bride)

"Thank you so much for making our wedding day perfect!  We truly appreciate your hospitality and making it 'worry-free' for us!" -- Sara (an October bride)

"Thank you for a most wonderful day. . . .  You guys were great!  Thank you so much for everything!" -- Virginia (a July wedding)

"Thank you so much for making our wedding day perfect!  It was everything we wanted and more.  Your property is gorgeous, and I could not have asked for a more perfect wedding venue." -- Erin (a May bride)

"Thank you both for making everything look beautiful, for everything!  Everyone said they had a great time and what a beautiful place for a wedding." -- Pamela (mother of a May bride)

"What a blast!!  Thank you for all y'all did to make our day all that more special!! Everyone raved about the venue.  Y'all do have a beautiful spot!" -- Molly & Doreen (a September couple)

"It's hard for me to express [into words] the love and gratitude that fills my heart.  We had the time of our lives at our wedding, and we owe it all to your heartfelt dedication to making dreams come true." -- Meredith (a May bride)

"Thank you so much for making our day so perfect . . . even with the freezing rain!  It really was the best day of our lives and everything turned out perfect.  Thanks for making the process so much easier and enjoyable. . . .  So many people commented on how beautiful Glen Garden is and some even said that the rain made it feel even more romantic."  -- Jen (an April bride)

"Thank you for the most beautiful wedding we could have asked for!  You guys do wonderful work.  We had so much fun, and you were such a joy to work with.  You were wonderful, and we appreciate all that you do.  Thank you! -- Kaitlin (an August bride)

 "Thank you both so much for a beautiful wedding. Marc and Kenyatta are still overjoyed and I am still telling everyone what a beautiful cottage you have. A heartfelt thank you as well for the pictures. You really went above and beyond to make my daughters wedding day extra special. May God continue to bless your business and keep you and Dick in good health" -- Veronica (mother of a December bride)

"Thank you for such a wonderful ceremony, . . . it was definitely all that Justin and I had hoped for." -- Jennifer (Dec. cottage ceremony)

"I just wanted to say the biggest thank you on behalf of myself and Justin.  We were absolutely blown away by your and [Dick's] attention to detail, atmosphere, gorgeous location, and helping with EVERYTHING.  We had people saying all night how amazing it was.  Thank you from the bottom of our hearts. -- Jennifer (a September bride)

 "We just wanted to send a note of thanks to the both of you.  Our wedding was beautiful, and we had a wonderful time.  Thank you for keeping us on track and helping things run smoothly.  We love your venue and will recommend it to others." -- Michelle (a June bride)

"I would like to thank you for accommodating us on short notice for my daughter's wedding. You and your husband were more than patient and helpful. You made sure everything ran smoothly as humanly possible. I truly appreciate your kindness, advice and support throughout the entire process. Thank you again for making my daughter's wedding the most memorable and special event in her life." -- Saleta (mother of an October bride)

"There are not enough words to describe how wonderful our wedding was.  Our day was truly better than I could have imagined.  I want to thank you for making that possible.  Your venue is everything I have dreamed of, and the weather was perfect.  I have gotten so many compliments on my pictures and how gorgeous your property is." -- Nicole (a September bride)

"Thank you so much for everything you did to make our wedding absolutely beautiful and seamless.  Everything was just stunning.  We so appreciaate your gentle guidance and nudges to help us remember all the important moments of our big day.  We couldn't ask for more and wouldn't change a thing." -- Juliana (a September bride)

"Just wanted to say a big thank you for helping to make our day even more special.  It was perfect and wonderful." -- April (a September bride)

"Thank you for the most beautiful wedding we could have asked for.  You guys do wonderful work." -- Katie (an August bride)

"We wanted to thank you for helping to make our wedding a magical experience.  It truly was like a fairytale, and all of our guests told us it was the best wedding (and venue) ever!  You really should be so proud of the hard work put into each wedding as it definitely does not go unnoticed.  The entire day seemed effortless, and yet I know how much you both did to make it perfect for us.  I would recommend Glen Garden to anyone I know and am already trying to think of some other event I could have there!" -- Brianna (a September bride)

"Thank you very much for all that you did on our wedding day to make it special and beautiful.  The day/evening turned out to be wonderful -- the weather was great -- the venue was gorgeous.  I don't think we could have asked for anything more!  Thanks again for everything." -- Julie (a September bride)

"Thank you so much for making our wedding day perfect!  We couldn't be happier with the way things turned out.  Everyone loved the venue, and we received so many compliments on how pretty everything was.  We hope business keeps growing, and we wish you great success!" -- Marina (a July bride)

"I wanted to thank you again for everything you and Dick did for our wedding. . . .  It was beautiful!  It couldn't have been any better!  We got so many compliments on the venue.  We got back from our honeymoon yesterday and we still can't believe it's real!  Thanks again!  We had a blast!" -- Kathryn (a June bride)

"Thank you both so very much for the outstanding job you did in helping us with our wedding.  You both went above and beyond to make our day special, help with set-ups, and make all of our wedding guests (including us) feel welcome at your home.  We appreciate your expertise, professionalism, and helpfulness more than words can explain.  You made our wedding less stressful and even saved us all from getting drenched after the ceremony with the [sidewalls] for the deck!  We will be honored to recommend you if we know of anyone who is looking to get married." -- Kimberly (a July bride)

"You guys did such a wonderful job with the wedding.  This was truly something you were meant to do.  I am so glad I came across your website.  The wedding was perfect, and you made everything run so smoothly, even though I had no idea how to plan a wedding.  Your professionalism was one of a kind.  If it weren't for you, our day wouldn't have been near as beautiful.  I would recommend your venue over any other I have seen.  You guys made our day perfect, and we will remember that day, and you, always." -- Amy (a June bride)

"We cannot thank you enough for such a beautiful wedding.  Despite the pouring rain and the falling tree branches, we had an absolute blast!  I also appreciate your flexibility as we changed details of our ceremony.  The pictures are absolutely wonderful, and I've told everyone I know about the services you offer.  Again, thank you!  We will be forever indebted to you." -- Melanie (a June bride)

"I just wanted to thank you and Richard for the wonderful ceremony.  My family was so pleased.  The subtlety and beauty was perfect and matched our family's personality to a "t."  The memories of our wedding day will be everlasting in all of our hearts." -- Marcelle (a July bride)

"The wedding was beautiful, thanks to you and Dick and all you did to make it all go so smoothly.  You seemed to be everywhere and so was Dick.  I so appreciated all the help.  You have a lovely area for a wedding." -- Joan (mother of a June bride)

"Thank you so much for all of your hard work and dedication.  Our wedding day was amazing, and the two of you created an atmosphere that helped us feel more in love. . . .  Our cottage wedding will never be forgotten." -- Kate (a December bride)

"I can't thank you both enough for everything you did for us this weekend.  Our wedding was everything I had hoped it would be and more.  Even though the weather wasn't 100% cooperative, I barely noticed!  We and our guests enjoyed everything more than you know." -- Maryclaire (an April bride)

"[We] have difficulty finding the words to express the level of gratitude that we feel for your efforts in facilitating our wedding at your beautiful Glen Garden location.  Your willingness to comply with our timeline, and your warm manner and characteristics we would wish upon every couple about to be married.  Your lovely home, beautiful accommodations for a wedding, flexibility to support our wishes completely eliminated what most find to be a stressful event.  Thank you for providing us a truly lifelong memory." -- Shannon (a December bride) 

"We absolutely loved our ceremony and the cottage.  You and your husband are wonderful." -- Amy (a December bride)

"Thank you so much for allowing us the use of your facilities today!  It was so beautiful, and you all were so very helpful.  I am involved in planning MANY weddings in the Stafford area, and I will certainly keep your venue in my recommended list." -- Becca (mother of an October groom)

"I cannot thank you enough for the beautiful wedding.  I have received so many compliments from friends and family at how amazing it was.  The wedding was so much more than we could've ever expected.  Thank you again for all your help in making our day so magical." -- Hannah (an October bride) 

"Thank you for everything you did for us to make our rainy special day even more special.  You guys were great." -- Kenia (a September bride)

"Thank you for everything that you did for us at our wedding!  It was perfect!  We are both so happy that we chose Glen Garden for our wedding.  Thank you again for everything!" -- Karen (a September bride)

""I just wanted to say thank you so much from the bottom of my heart.  Donald and I never expected that the wedding would exceed our vision of happiness.  We will always remember and cherish our special day, and it was because of you and Dick.  Thank you for everything!" -- Aretha (a July bride) 

"Without your help, our wedding ceremony would not have been as amazing as it turned out to be.  We absolutely loved the venue.  It was a perfect match for our personalities.  Thank you for incredible memories." -- Mel (a June bride)

"Thank you for the time and effort that you invested in the rehearsal and wedding of [our son and daughter-in-law], and in preparing your venue to be such a lovely setting.  Your patience with us, the large wedding party, the photographer, the caterer, the ceremony delay, and unknown events to us, was appreciated very much." -- Sherrie (mother of a July groom)

"Thank you for all of your hard work that made our wedding absolutely perfect.  Everyone complimented us on your property and said it was absolutely beautiful and that there was no better choice than Glen Garden." -- Kelly (a May bride)

"Thank you so much for everything you did for our wedding.  You both were so very helpful from January, when we started planning, all the way to October 16.  You did so much to make our day special, and we truly appreciate it.  We've received so many compliments on how beautiful everything was.  All we wanted was a simple and affordable wedding, and that's exactly what we got.  We are so glad we chose Glen Garden to have our special day at.  Thank you for giving us memories that will last forever!" -- Becca (an October bride)

"Thank you for the beautiful wedding at Glen Garden.  All of your hard work made our day very special for us and our family and friends.  We heard nothing but positive comments about your hospitality and the loveliness of the site." -- Lee (a May bride)

"Thank you again for all your help and hospitality during the past year and on our wedding day.  Our wedding day went just as I had imagined it, and our guests' number one comment was how beautiful the venue was." -- Emma (an October bride)

"You made our wedding day so special.  It was the best day of our lives, and we thank you for that!  You guys are awesome!" -- Michelle (a December bride)

"[I] wanted to thank you both for giving us such a lovely ceremony and beautiful pictures, too.  Everything was just perfect and exactly what we wanted." -- Stephanie (a November bride)

"I really appreciate all of your hard work behind the scenes to make the wedding run smoothly.  I could not have asked for a more perfect venue or ceremony.  It was such an incredible experience.  I am so thankful we picked Glen Garden as our venue and will definitely recommend you to any other brides looking to have a small, intimate, incredible wedding outdoors." -- Rachel (an October bride)

"I am so impressed with the pictures and the care taken for the ceremony.  You did a remarkable job, and I know [the newlyweds] are so happy." -- Barb (mother of an August groom)

"Thank you for your kind hospitality for our wedding day.  You and your husband helped make it so beautiful and special." -- Amy (a September bride)

All Tommy and I wanted was to commit ourselves to each other in a simple, yet elegant, location, and it came true." -- Kati (a May bride)

"Thank you so much for making our day beautiful and easy.  The garden is amazing!  Everyone who went and saw pictures loved the place and said it's priceless.  Again, thank you for the most amazing wedding we could have possibly imagined." -- Lindsey (a May bride)

"Thank you for making our wedding day so wonderful.  It was more beautiful than we could have ever dreamed.  You will always hold a special place in our hearts." -- Melissa (a May bride)

"Just wanted to thank you for making my wedding perfect.  I appreciate everything you and your husband did." -- Kristy (an April bride)

"I am so glad we found out about Glen Garden and were able to have everything there!  The DJ and catering company were amazing, too.  We had a blast, and all of our pictures are gorgeous.  Our families were so impressed with the entire wedding, and we keep getting calls saying it was the best wedding they've ever been to!  I honestly couldn't have asked for anything better than what we had with your help!" -- Caitlin (an October bride)

"We just want to thank you for everything!  Our day couldn't have happened if it wasn't for you all.  Our day was as perfect as it was beautiful, even though it rained.  [The rain] gave it character and made beautiful pictures." -- Laura (an October bride)

"Thank you for such a beautiful wedding!  Everything was absolutely perfect, each detail fulfilled what we had dreamed of for our garden wedding.  It was exactly what we'd hoped and planned for.  Glen Garden made our day very special." -- Katie (a summer bride)

"There are no words to fully express our sincere appreciation for all you have done to make [my daughter's] wedding so very wonderful!  What a treasure Glen Garden is, and what beauty you brought to their very special day!  All of our family and friends had a wonderful time and said it was the most beautiful wedding, the most fun, and most beautiful setting for their wedding day!  It was said best that it was 'classically elegant.'  Thank you again for all your time, patience, excellent guidance, kind assistance, and good spirit!  Thank you for your great recommendations on the caterer and DJ David Canty, too.  The whole event was magical -- a dream come true!  We will always remember their day and their beautiful wedding at Glen Garden!" -- Mary (mother of an October bride)

"[The bride and groom] are so pleased.  Thank you again for a wonderful experience from start to finish.  You helped us have what we truly wanted:  a stress-free wedding!" -- Rebecca (mother of an October bride)

"Thanks so much for making our daughter's wedding a beautiful experience for us all.  The cottage and your gardens are exquisite.  All our guests enjoyed themselves.  It was a great way for [the bride and groom] to begin their new life together." -- Karen (mother of a May bride)

"[The photo book] arrived today, and I just want to say that I think you did an incredible job on the pictures. . . . Your pictures showed the red, white and blue effect we worked so hard to achieve.  Thank you for a great job.  And for all your help in pulling this wedding together.  Glen Garden fills this niche in the market perfectly.  We are so glad we stumbled upon your website." -- Kate (mother of a July 4 bride)

"We wanted to say thank you for how wonderful you both were to work with throughout the planning of our wedding.  We both feel we couldn't have picked a more beautiful venue than Glen Garden and really appreciate all the advice, decorations, and helpfulness.  Glen Garden is just perfect for the family-oriented, relaxed evening we wanted to have.  We received so many compliments on the venue from our guests.  You both were wonderful, gracious people to work with and helped make our wedding such an enjoyable, memorable evening for everyone." -- Gail (a June bride)

"I absolutely LOVE my pictures.  They are perfect, and I cannot even begin to tell you how many compliments I have gotten on them." -- Amy (a June bride) 

"Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for making our wedding reception simply amazing!  Our guests could not stop complimenting the beautiful setting.  It was perfect!  We have been blessed in so many ways, but our special day wouldn't have been quite as special if we hadn't found your venue and wonderful people like you.  We can't believe how perfect every single thing was!" -- Nicole (a June bride)

"We received so many compliments after the wedding regarding our choice of venue.  The guests absolutely loved it (as did we)." -- Tina (a May bride)

"I cannot say enough good things about Glen Garden Weddings.  My husband and I wanted a small, intimate ceremony and not a lot of headaches.  You had everything we needed to make our day the beautiful event it was!  I will never forget our experience!" -- Brenda (a Spring bride)

"Thank you again for your services, your care and concern for detail, the lovely accommodations, and most of all your patience and love for [my daughter's] wedding." -- Karen (mother of a July bride)

"Thank you for making our wedding day such a memorable one.  The gardens, photos, and all the other small details that you put into our day were wonderful.  We wish you both much success in the future and will heartily recommend Glen Garden to others." -- Kristine (a July bride)

"Thank you so much for everything.  Our wedding was amazing.  Everyone said how beautiful it was, and we couldn't have done it without you.  You've been a blessing." -- Lauren (an August bride)

"I want to thank you for everything you did to make our day so special.  I was so happy we got to have an outside wedding like I had pictured.  It was more beautiful than I had imagined." -- Ava (a September bride)

"Thank you for everything you did for us.  Our wedding was perfect because of all your help.  Everyone keeps telling us how nice it was and how beautiful your place was." -- Brenda (a June bride)

"The service you provided was outstanding.  Everyone truly enjoyed the ceremony.  The cottage was beautiful -- a perfect place for our small ceremony.  We will definitely recommend you to our friends and family in the future." -- Cheryl (a winter bride)

"I want to thank you for making Ava's wedding just what she wanted.  We all were very pleased with all you did to make her day special." -- Gail (mother of a September bride)

"Just wanted to thank you both so much for making our wedding day so special.  The guests are still talking about how wonderful Glen Garden is, and we hear, 'How did you ever find such a beautiful place?'  Again thank you, and remember to always 'Live, Laugh, Love.' " -- Becky (an April bride)

"Words cannot express my gratitude for all that you and Dick did to make sure our wedding was more than I could have imagined.  I am forever grateful and in your debt." -- Maggie (an April bride)

"I just wanted to say thank you for everything!  Thanks for taking the time to answer all of my many, many questions and for allowing us to have everything the way we wanted it!  My wedding was so much better than I could've imagined!  The place was gorgeous, and we all had a great time!  All my friends kept saying what a beautiful place you have.  I would recommend your place to anyone.  It was awesome." -- Melissa (a May bride)

"How lucky we were the day Jason happened across your wonderful loccation.  Having two such generous, caring, and creative people involved in our special day truly helped our dreams to come true!" -- Cindy (a September bride)

"Thank you both so much for all your help in our wedding.  From the very beginning, your smile and enthusiasm made us know our wedding would be beautiful and very 'Martha Stewartish.'  As always, you two have been our angel.  Once again, thank you so very much.  You will never know how much we appreciate the two of you!  May God continue to bless your endeavors and your beautiful Glen Garden!" -- Miladys (an October bride)

"The whole atmosphere was lovely.  We never thought we would be able to afford a beautiful wedding like we had on Saturday.  It was more than we imagined it would be.  Thank you for being so patient with us and so awesome.  We loved it!" -- Sonoma (an October bride)

TO ALL OUR NEWLYWED COUPLES:  It is an honor to take part in your BIG day! -- Thank YOU!!!!! -- Dick & Bonnie

306 Hartwood Rd., Fredericksburg, Va. 22406