In celebration of the passing of the Same – sex marriage law in the District of Columbia an exclusive group of the top wedding vendors in Washington DC have teamed up to offer one lucky couple the event of a lifetime.

Partnership for Partnership: Our Nation’s Capital believes in equality to wed and so do we. Through online voting, a selected same sex couple will receive a complete wedding package to include wedding rings, wedding ceremony, invitations, decorated reception location, catering for 150 guests, elaborate table settings and flowers, wedding photography and video services, specialty lighting, live music and professional wedding coordinating. The vendors involved are some of the area’s most sought after and acclaimed wedding professionals in the business, and will be at your disposal for this magical event.

The EVOKE team as well as our other wonderful team members Michael Kress, Steve Dunn, and Kelly Jenkins would like to introduce to you our winning couple!

Darin Henderson & Carl Cox

“We realized early on that while individually imperfect, our strengths complement one another. Couple that with the love we share…we are twice as strong. But at long last, as the direct result of decades of activism and a groundswell of community support, we feel blessed, grateful and are thoroughly excited to be engaged and preparing for marriage.” – Darin & Carl

The Freedom2Wed team would like to take you on this amazing journey with Darin & Carl and our magnificent team of vendors. Follow us as we learn more about our lucky couple and as we start to put together the wedding of their dreams. We have already had the amazing opportunity of meeting with them and we are so excited to be working with such a magnificent couple. Stay tuned for more details on the Freedom2Wed wedding process!

A special fact about Darin & Carl: They met almost 5 years ago on