Annapolis Courthouse Wedding Elopement: Congratulations Amanda and Eric!

Amanda and Eric were married on an unseasonably warm December day at the Annapolis, Maryland, Courthouse. They planned an elopement-style wedding in just two weeks!

Historic Annapolis Wedding elopement Maryland

The Annapolis Courthouse is so charming and lovely. Amanda told me she looked into civil ceremonies at courthouses in Washington, D.C., and Baltimore, but neither of them had the pretty chapel atmosphere. The courthouse in Annapolis is the perfect place for an elopement because the area is beautiful and historic and the ceremony is in a private room that can seat around 20-30 guests. It also seems less rushed. Amanda and Eric had time to say their own personal vows and really enjoy the ceremony.

Annapolis wedding courthouse church circle

Annapolis courthouse Wedding elopement photography

Annapolis courthouse Wedding elopement

After the ceremony, we walked around the area.  The weather was so incredibly nice that we were able to walk all around historic Annapolis to take photos and Amanda didn’t even need her coat!

Downtown Annapolis Wedding elopement Maryland

white bouquet Annapolis Wedding

white boutineer Annapolis Wedding

Annapolis Wedding Maryland photography

Annapolis Wedding elopement Maryland photography

Historic Downtown Annapolis Wedding

Historic Annapolis wedding photography

Amanda shares a wonderful proposal story, “While I was working in Africa this summer, we decided to meet in Tanzania and climb Mt. Kilimanjaro. It was an amazing experience. Eric carried the ring to the summit, but with the dizzying feeling at almost 20,000 feet, and with crowds of people around, he decided to wait for a more private moment. We flew from Arusha to Zanzibar the day after reaching the summit. After spending three days scuba diving, as the sun began to set we headed back to the room to relax. Eric had champagne waiting and rose petals in the shape of a heart on the bed and he popped the question. We celebrated sipping our champagne and watching the sunset in the beautiful Matemwe Beach area of Zanzibar. In similar fashion, we wanted something small and intimate for the wedding, and Annapolis could not have worked out more perfectly.”

Annapolis wedding photography

Annapolis wedding water Chesapeake

Annapolis wedding water Chesapeake

After taking portraits by the water, we walked back up to the enchanting Reynold’s Tavern for a reception with the couple’s family and friends.

Reynolds Tavern Annapolis Restaurant

Reynolds Tavern Annapolis Restaurant

Reynolds Tavern Annapolis Restaurant wedding

Reynolds Tavern Annapolis Restaurant wedding

Congratulations Amanda and Eric!

Special thanks to all the vendors:
Hair and Makeup: Janelle at Structures Salon, Frederick, Maryland
Rings: Ron George, Annapolis
Flowers: York Flowers, Annapolis
Cake: Cake & Confections, Severna Park
Groom’s Tux: Made in Pakistan
Invitations: Sirk Photo & Design, Manasquan, NJ


  1. Rob and Janie Dowler says:

    Congratulations. We enjoyed seeing your beautiful photos. We wish you both the best of everything in your life together.

  2. Marylin Murphy says:

    Congrats and best wishes for a long and happy life together.
    Love to both of you,
    Marylin, Kathy, Susan & Sean

  3. Ray and Ellen Kimmel says:

    Love and best wishes for many years of happiness!

  4. Dave says:

    I would have been thrilled to be part of the crowd at the killi summit if you had chosen that moment! Congratulations 🙂

  5. Congratulations to my cousin Amanda and her new handsome hubby Eric!

  6. John Geisheimer says:

    To the Bride and Groom many, many years of happiness and success.

  7. Steve and Nancy Wechtler says:

    A beautiful couple! A spectacular day! We were so happy to be a part of your special day. Wishing you both a lifetime of joy and happiness! Love, Mom and Dad

  8. Amanda's mom says:

    Beautiful Day! Bride Bride and Handsome Groom. Love these two n wish them a life of love n blessings!










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