Q.  What kind of bus will we be traveling on?

A.  C-Bus of Love couples will travel on a 56 passenger luxury motor coach.  Passengers will enjoy a comfortable ride in a motor coach fully equipped with TVs, lavatory and ample storage.

Q.  Where do we meet the bus in Columbus?

A.  All couples will need to meet the bus at the Westin Columbus for a 5:30 AM departure.  The Westin Columbus is located at 310 S. High Street, Columbus, OH 43215. 

Q.  How long will the bus ride be?

A.  We are estimating an eight hour drive to Washington D.C. and eight hours back to Columbus.  Those time frames include stops along the way.  Don’t worry you will be able to get out and stretch your legs.

Q.  Can my family and friends join us for our wedding? 

A.  Your family and friends are welcome to meet up with you in Washington DC for the ceremony!  They will need to arrange their own transportation, meals and hotel accommodations (if needed).  At their own cost, your family and friends can join you for dinner on June 21. 

Q.  What meals will be included on Friday, June 21?

A.  Breakfast and Lunch will be provided courtesy of Angry Baker.  C-Bus of Love couples will be able to select their meals from options that will cater to different dietary needs.  Please check out Angry Baker’s website.  You can access the site through the C-Bus of Love website under our sponsors. 


C-Bus of Love couples will be stopping for dinner on the way back to Columbus.  Restaurant TBD.

Q.    Who will be providing the photography?

A.  Amy Ann Photography is partnering with C-Bus of Love and will be providing a complimentary starter package (8x10 print, 3 digital negatives).  Additional packages will be available for couples to purchase.  Please check out Amy Ann Photography’s website.  You can access the site through the C-Bus of Love website under our sponsors.

Q.  What are the hotel accommodations?

A.  C-Bus of Love couples will enjoy a comfortable 2 night stay at Westin Columbus, located at 310 S. High Street, Columbus, OH 43215.  Check in time is 3:00 p.m. and check out time is 12:00 p.m.  We are happy to include parking at the Columbus City Center parking garage located across the street from the hotel.  Couples will also be able to enjoy the hotel’s breakfast buffet for only $10 a person.

Q.  What happens at Columbus Pride?

A.  Stonewall Columbus Pride Festival is held at Goodale Park.  Between the parade, entertainment and hundreds of vendors, there is not a shortage of things to do.  Fun is always had by all!  Please check Stonewall Columbus’ website to learn more.  You can access the site through the C-Bus of Love website under our sponsors.

Q.  What is there to do in Columbus?

A.  C-Bus of Love couples will receive a welcome package.  Welcome package will include a Columbus City Guide that includes information on restaurants, shopping, sporting events and much more.

Q.  How do we apply for a marriage license?

A.  Once C-Bus of Love couples have paid in full and participation is guaranteed, instructions on marriage application process will be provided.  Marriage application fees are included in the package and the C-Bus of Love team will submit the applications on behalf of the couples.  C-Bus of Love couples will need to have applications completed and returned by 5/15/13.

Q.  Will we have a place to change/ freshen up before the ceremony in D.C.?

A.  Yes.  The Marriage Evolved Team will make arrangements for the couples at a local gym in D.C.  You will be able freshen up and change into whatever attire you want to wear for the ceremony.    

Q.  Will our marriage be recognized in Ohio?

A.  Not at this time.  However, once the constitutional amendment recognizing marriage is only between a man and a women is lifted and same sex marriages are recognized in Ohio (and, we are working hard to make that happen someday soon!), your marriage will be recognized and legal in Ohio.   

Q.  If we are traveling into Columbus on Thursday, June 20, where can we make hotel reservations?

A.  Please let us know if you are interested in reserving a hotel room for Thursday, June 20.  We will work with the hotel to reserve the room for you.  We will send you a separate invoice for that charge.