Planning your Winter Wonderland Wedding

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Winter is one of the most enchanting seasons to host a wedding — all we want to do is pull our loved ones close and celebrate the season of giving with those we hold dear. We [...]

We are here to help you plan your wedding!

Catering by Uptown: Ready to Help You Plan the Perfect Wedding By Amy Falkofske Sponsored by Catering by Uptown Catering by Uptown is not only a caterer; they’re also a full-service wedding planning business. You’ll be in good hands with Catering by Uptown’s team [...]

Booking a CBU Venue: Frequently Asked Questions

What does an average wedding cost? The cost of a reception at our venues ranges from $500 – $35,000+ depending on your guest count and menu. According to The Knot, the average cost of a wedding was $33,900 in 2019. Do we have to [...]

Wedding Dress Code 101

Have you ever been invited to a wedding and the dress code left your head spinning? What exactly is the difference between white-tie and black-tie? Isn’t “casual dressy” an oxymoron? No one wants to be underdressed, or overdressed — how do you know if [...]

Our favorite DIY wedding projects for you to tackle together

Details, details, details! As we know, weddings are all about the little things that come together to form the big picture of your wedding day design. There are so many moving parts to keep in mind, and before you know it, the costs can [...]

Wedding Wellness: Practicing self-care throughout your wedding planning journey

First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes...wait! What about wedding planning? The stress of wedding planning can be overwhelming, to say the least. Everything is in the details, and there are SO many details to work through! From wedding invitations to dress shopping to [...]

3 ways to share your wedding day timeline

So, you’ve planned your day-of timeline down to the minute and you’re ready to share it with your loved ones. There are so many ways to communicate your wedding day timeline, it can be hard to choose just one! Check out three of our [...]

A quick vocab lesson: CBU Weddings

As wedding planners, it can be easy to forget sometimes that many of our clients are often brand new to the wedding industry. The terms that we use on a daily basis can definitely be confusing when you’re beginning your wedding journey with us. [...]

Must-haves for your wedding day emergency kit!

Your Catering by Uptown team has compiled a list of all of your wedding day must-haves for those unexpected day-of emergencies. Use our checklist to build your very own wedding day survival kit: Health & wellness... - Antacids - Baby powder - Band-aids - [...]

Need hotel recommendations? We’ve got you covered!

With our venues scattered throughout the DC/Maryland area, it can be difficult to choose the perfect hotel with so many available options! For out of town guests, you may need to take into consideration the travel time from the airport to the hotel, and [...]

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