2016 Say I Do! LGBT Wedding Expo

Sunday, August 14, 2016



VIP Session:  12-1pm


THE Embassy Row Hotel

2015 Massachusetts avenue nw

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC20036




The first 100 couples to register for the “Say I Do!” LGBT Wedding Expo will receive a complimentary swag bag (valued at more than $75).

 Everyone who attends this unique event will have the opportunity to win fabulous prizes from local businesses and partner exhibitors!


Hosted By

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12:00-1:00 pm


Paint with PRIDE

Hosted by ArtJamz, enjoy our spin on a traditional Paint & Sip!  All materials will be provided and drinks will be sold by the venue.  Tickets admit TWO people for the VIP experience, includes a couple's ticket to the Say I Do! Expo, and a guaranteed swag bag for the pair.

1:20-1:50 pm

“Rony Talks - The NEW Etiquette of the Rainbow”

Should you get matching rings? Who proposes to who? Do you both get diamond rings?  Do you even get “engaged”?  Come out to hear the NEW Etiquette rules of being an LGBT couple by famed jeweler Rony Tennenbaum.

2:00-2:40 pm

“Healthy Relationships”

Facilitated by Joy Petway of Achieving Joy, come learn about the five 5 stages of relationships as well as quick tools to handing conflict in relationships. 


3:00-3:40 pm

Commitment and Coins"

Everyone looks forward to their honeymoon...but what about the "moneymoon?" Setting up your financial household at the beginning of your commitment can lead to nuptial and financial bliss in the long run! Facilitated by Takeyah A. Young, MEng, CHHC, you will learn the keys to keeping the "moneymoon" alive.

4:00-4:40 pm

Shake a Tail Feather"

Hosted by Dance Sport Dupont, come learn some quick dance moves to wow your guests (and yourself) on your big day!

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Pride Sponsors


Equality Vendors


Love Vendors


Rainbow Non-Profit Organizations & Featured Speakers

Vendors & Volunteers

Interested in hosting a booth or sponsoring this event? Or would you like to lend a hand behind the scenes?  Click below for more information!

Host venue and directionS

The Embassy Row Hotel


2015 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20036

Discover the heart and soul of D.C. at the city's only lifestyle hotel. A Destination Hotels property, The Embassy Row Hotel's prime location in Dupont Circle, along Embassy Row, is unbeatable. You'll feel immersed in the diverse trend‐setting scene and discover the cool side of D.C. From bottled cocktails and shared plates at Station Kitchen & Cocktails to stunning city views in the guest rooms and the neighborhood's only rooftop bar, your Washington, D.C. vacation will feel more like a true authentic getaway. Enjoy your stay and come back soon.

The Embassy Row Hotel is an official TAG approved hotel in Washington, D.C. and a member of IGLTA.


From Metro:  Take the Dupont Circle South exit on the Red Line. Upon exiting, about face (turn around atop the escalators) and hang a left on the circle! You will pass Bank of America and CVS on your left. Make a left at Massachusetts Avenue (PNC Bank is on the corner) and the hotel is less than a block away on your right!

Directions from other points and destinations may be found here.

Parking: Street Parking is available as well as valet-only, hourly garage parking at the hotel.

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