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Let Your Guests Run Wild at the Buffalo Zoo

You don’t have to plan a Wizard of Oz themed wedding to hear your guests say, “lions and tigers and bear, oh my!” A wedding reception and/or ceremony the Buffalo Zoo will bring you and your guests up close to extraordinary creatures from around the world. Rent a portion of…
Jenna Hutzler
July 3, 2018
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Garden Wedding Decoration Ideas for Your Backyard Reception

Choosing an outdoor wedding leaves plenty of flexibility in your décor options. Your garden wedding decorations can be floral, bold, colorful, minimalist, woodsy or vintage. For the perfect backyard celebration, pick decorations that highlight the beautiful garden venue you’ve chosen for your ceremony and reception. Define Your Space One of…
Jenna Hutzler
July 3, 2018
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Celebrate Your Chemistry at the Buffalo Museum of Science

Western New York is full of interesting, non-traditional reception venues and the Buffalo Museum of Science (BMS) tops the list. Dramatic and diverse, and full of opportunities for engagement and exploration, BMS is an extraordinary place to invite guests to celebrate your wedding. Think dinner with the dinosaurs and pop-up…
Jenna Hutzler
June 1, 2018
Venue

Make the Most of a Single Venue for Your Wedding Events

Hosting your wedding ceremony and reception at the same venue can save you money and avoid unnecessary travel throughout the day. You’ll have to put a little extra thought into some of the logistics but the benefits far outweigh any challenges. Here are some advantages to using a single venue,…
Jenna Hutzler
June 1, 2018
Venue

Make a Statement with These Bold Décor Ideas

Décor is an essential part of your wedding’s overall theme or atmosphere. However, most décor elements will play a supporting role to the main attractions: the happy couple, beautiful venue, delicious dinner and stunning cake. There are exceptions to this rule. A statement décor piece may be just what your…
Jenna Hutzler
June 1, 2018
Venue

Treat Your Guests to a Creative Cocktail Hour

As more couples celebrate both their ceremony and reception at the same location, cocktail hours are becoming more important. While you and your brand-new spouse, as well as your wedding party and immediate family, pose for a seemingly endless number of photos, your guests will be milling around, waiting for…
Jenna Hutzler
June 1, 2018
Venue

Wedding Day Must Dos to Add to Your Checklist

Your wedding day is going to be a busy one long before your guests arrive for your ceremony and reception. Make sure you’re ready for the day by taking care of as much as possible during the week leading up to your wedding and prioritizing a good night of sleep…
Jenna Hutzler
May 31, 2018
Venue

Beautiful Traditions to Add to Your French Inspired Wedding

French weddings exude class and elegance, so it’s understandable if you want to add a little bit of French inspiration to your wedding ceremony and reception. Whether you’re planning a destination wedding in the French countryside or bringing a little bit of Paris to your hometown, these traditions are the…
Jenna Hutzler
April 26, 2018
Venue

Decorating Your Reception Venue on a Budget

Still looking for some relief in your wedding budget? Look no further than décor. We’ve got great decorating ideas for any wedding theme. Candles, branches and colorful lighting are all high-impact, low-cost ways to decorate your reception. Spark the Romance Fabric is a great way to add softness and elegance…
Jenna Hutzler
April 25, 2018

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