Michelle and Chris’s October Wedding at Running Hare Vineyard in Prince Frederick, Maryland
We talked to photographer Madeline Palardy, about shooting this beautiful wedding at Running Hare Vineyard in Prince Fredrick, Maryland.
This is what she told us…
“Michelle and Chris’s October wedding was a truly magical affair, brimming with cottage core vibes and an abundance of love. Opting for minimal decorations, the couple allowed the natural beauty of their venue, Running Hare Vineyard in Prince Frederick, Maryland, to take center stage. Nestled among trees and vineyard fields, the location created a serene and romantic atmosphere that spoke for itself.
The entire ceremony and reception were steeped in sentimentality, adding an extra layer of meaning to their special day. Michelle’s thoughtful tribute to her late grandfather included placing a photo of him on the family table and another on her grandmother’s chair at the ceremony—a touching surprise that honored his enduring presence in their lives. It’s also worth noting that the bride wore her mother’s vintage pearl veil, adding a nostalgic touch to her ensemble, and her stepmother lovingly put together her bouquet.
As part of the ceremony, Michelle and Chris engaged in a handfasting ritual, symbolizing their unity and commitment to each other. The intertwining of their hands with a beautiful cord added depth to their vows, symbolizing the strength of their connection. Which started when Chris and Michelle met at work in 2016, their connection was an instant wow. Their love radiates effortlessly, the kind that “knocks your socks off.”
Michelle and Chris embody laid-back and snuggly vibes, being not only life partners but also each other’s best friends. The photos captured on their special day are a testament to their genuine connection.
The overall vibe and style of the wedding exuded pure love and enchantment. Laughter filled the air, and heartfelt embraces were shared by all. The speeches and dances moved everyone present, with not a dry eye to be found.
Capturing their love story on this stunning wedding day was a joy, where every detail, from the smallest decoration to the most heartfelt gesture, showcased the enduring power of love and family.”
Why Running Hare Vineyard is the Perfect Wedding Venue
Running Hare Vineyard, nestled in the heart of Prince Frederick, Maryland, offers an idyllic setting that epitomizes romance and charm, making it the perfect venue for a dream wedding. This stunning vineyard boasts sprawling landscapes of rolling hills adorned with lush grapevines, creating a picturesque backdrop that exudes natural elegance. As the sun sets over the vineyard, the warm hues of the sky paint a mesmerizing canvas, setting an enchanting scene for exchanging vows.
The vineyard’s enchanting ambiance is further enhanced by its breathtaking architecture and meticulously manicured gardens. The grand Tuscan-style pavilion, with its graceful arches and stonework, serves as an exquisite focal point for ceremonies and receptions alike. With ample space both indoors and outdoors, couples have the flexibility to craft their perfect wedding, whether they desire an intimate celebration or a grand affair. The serene atmosphere and scenic views make every moment at Running Hare Vineyard a captivating experience for couples and their guests.
Moreover, the venue’s commitment to excellence extends to its exceptional service and attention to detail. The professional and dedicated staff ensure that every aspect of the event is flawlessly executed, from planning to execution, allowing couples to relax and savor their special day amidst the vineyard’s beauty and tranquility.