Sun beams brightly over your sparkling dress, each bead and sequin lighting up like small stars as the scent of magnolias permeates this beautiful day. Waiting outside the Rowan Oak house, you eagerly await your future in this historical, country town of Oxford, Mississippi. Located an hour and a half south of Memphis, Tennessee, this southern belle of a town is sure to create a space in time for your wedding.
DC Events and Design will capture this most special of days for you and yours. We offer high quality wedding photography and wedding videography services to enrich your memories. These services are a must have when it comes to creating keepsakes of your Oxford wedding. Read on to discover why you should plan your wedding in lovely Oxford.
The House that Built this City
The Rowan Oak house once belonged to the acclaimed author, William Faulkner. Now, it is open to the general public, and it boasts 29 acres of towering trees, perfect for the background of any photo. With your friends gathered around, you can walk through the beautiful grounds, posing for every photo your heart desires.
In addition to the nature surrounding, there's also a stable and a small walkway made of wooden poles with flowers cascading over the top, perfect for more wedding photos. For a true country feel, you and your beloved could wander the stable as your photographer captures every smile. Or, for a more playful photo, you and your bridesmaids can dance through the walkway or amongst the flowers.
When you tire of walking the grounds, you can enter the Rowan Oak house itself and tour it in it's wonder. It's like seeing a piece of history while creating your future. Throughout the experience, you'll see how Faulkner and his family lived.
City of Oxford
The Square is the place to be. Since 1837, the Square has proudly presented an array of shops for every interest. On a casual stroll, you can see clothing stores, bars, boutiques, and restaurants of every sort. And, if you have a sweet tooth, there are more than enough sweets shops to make your mouth water.
If shopping isn't your thing, there's also the University of Mississippi. Home of many great alumni like Eli Manning and John Grisham, Ole Miss hosts a large amount of events as well as many stellar sports outings. In fact, Ole Miss is known for their outstanding sports teams.
Activities for Guests
After the wedding, guests can find much to do in the city of Oxford. The Lyric, an historical theater, offers many musical artists throughout the year. Guests could also go to the Powerhouse Community Arts Center to watch a performance by local talent. Or, if you plan your wedding around it, there's also the Oxford Film Festival that is held annually for independent filmmakers. This event attracts tons of famous actors and actresses alike.
Oxford is the dream city for your wedding. It offers history and a future, all in one beautiful setting. Be sure to view our photography and videography pages for more details of how we can help with your wedding in Oxford.