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Wedding Venues & Event Locations

Your Wedding has to not only be perfect, it has to showcase you as a couple’s character and vibe.  It truly sets the tone in front of your guests as to what your new chapter starts out as.  If you are an outdoor couple who wants the mountains as a backdrop, ones who enjoy the city and want that Rooftop view, or want something intimate and quiet…our venues list is vast and encompasses all you could possibly imagine to have your once in a lifetime, unique space in time.

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Tips + Ideas

How to Create a Rustic Dessert Table for Your Barn Wedding

It is no longer merely a cake table, but rather a dessert table. A common trend with barn weddings these days is to have ...

A Destination Wedding in Punta Mita and Sayulita

When Ashley and Andrew decided to plan their destination wedding in Punta Mita, they knew that they were picking a beauti...

Destination Wedding at Villa Verano in Santa Barbara

His dark, curly hair, those deep brown eyes, the hands that would make her hands look delicate and refined if he held the...

Bar None: A Few of the Best Barn Wedding Venues in the United States

The couple in search of a barn wedding venue in the United States seldom has trouble locating a barn.

As part of the A...

Choosing The Right Venue For You By Jessica Sloane

When you're looking for the perfect wedding venue, forgetting to ask an important question could mean you've ended up wit...

Alternative Bouquets

Alternative bouquets have become a common trend among the modern bride.

Not only are fresh flowers expensive but they ...

Wedding Planning: Helpful Tips In The Process By Mel Denisse

You’re engaged– and have simultaneously entered one of the most decision making seasons of your life. As a stylist, I too...

A Lively Southern Wedding Location: Four Southern Estates with Celebrity Wedding Appeal

In September of 2013, two of Hollywood’s biggest and brightest stars, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds, tied the knot at the ...

A Napa Valley Estate That Takes You Beyond the Crowds

Napa Valley is a popular destination for good reason. Its wineries produce some of America's best wines, and its scenery ...

Elegant Barn Weddings

For those who prefer a wedding location a bit more outside the box, a barn could be the perfect solution.

Barn wedding...

Design Inspirations from a Destination Wedding in Mexico at the Rosewood Mayakoba

Nestled along the white sandy beaches of the Yucatan's Caribbean coastline, the ancient city of Tulum is one of Mexico's ...

Spotting the Next Wedding Trends

It seems like most weddings these days are vintage, vintage, vintage. Perhaps it's the romantic in us that has us so fasc...

Planning a San Diego Destination Wedding Weekend

San Diego is a great city for a destination wedding. You can find a full menu of event venues, stylish accommodations and...

Rustic Romance: A Guide To Barn Weddings

Finding the perfect venue for a wedding can be intimidating. It is not just about cost and capacity, though these factors...

How to Book a Private Event Venue: Estate Inquiry Timeline

You may have been browsing our website for quite some time, reading about the different estate venues that we have all over...

Beating the Heat: How to Keep Your Summer Wedding Cool

Summer tends to be the most popular season to say, “I do”. Those magical summer nights and ample vacation time lure many ...

Escaping From The Big City: A Guide To Vernon, NJ

Some of the most iconic vacation destinations on the East Coast are a short distance outside of New York City. One of the...

A Private Estate Wedding at Las Olivas

Lindsey and Dave decided to seek out a wedding venue that would allow them to entertain their closest family and friends ...

Start Your New Chapter Like Royalty: Castle Style

As you newly engaged ladies are finding your perfect fit to seal the deal with your prince charming, why not tie the knot...

West Monitor Barn Wedding

We are so excited about one of our newest members to join Estate Weddings and Events, West Monitor Barn in Vermont. This Beautiful Richmond Vermont Barn Wedding location was the backdrop for this inspiration shoot. First Featured on Style Me Pretty and we are thrilled to share it with you.

What to do With Your Old Wedding Dress

 

On her wedding night every girl deserves to feel like a princess. To get all dressed up in a white gown that took m...

3 Christmas Proposal Ideas You Won’t Easily Forget

 

The holiday season is prime time for asking your special someone to share the rest of your lives together.

But whe...

Close Ups on Cobble Close Farm

Cobble Close Farm in Red Bank, New Jersey saw a flurry of pastel dresses, blonde hair, and one very cute shitzu this Mond...

Fate Happens At The Foundry

Our story began on Long Island at Massapequa High School when Adam asked me to junior prom. We were immediately inseparab...

Joelle Perry Designs Your Couture Gown

After seeing some of Joelle Perry's Couture Designer Gowns, I just had to know more about her. I wondered what enticed Jo...

Blush & Sage Viansa Winery Wedding

Stephanie + Cameron - Blush & Sage Viansa Winery Wedding

It was a gorgeous Autumn day in Sonoma, CA. Stephanie and Cam...

Event Design & Tablescape For The Celebration Styling of Your Choice

Event design is both a science and an art.  It’s a science because any event requires a systematic flow and organized set...

Shauna & Cody: Young, Sweet Love at the Emma Estate

Shauna & Cody's June garden wedding was featured on Style Me Pretty this past October. The charming words spoken in the a...

Mexico Off the Beaten Path: 6 Amazing Destination Wedding Venues

It's no surprise that Mexico is one of the top destination wedding locations in the Americas. With its warm weather, beau...

Time To Plan Your S’more Wedding Reception

One of my favorite things about summer is the smell of bonfires and the yummy taste of s'mores. Over the past few years, ...

A Whimsical and Romantic Wedding at Bear Flag Farm

Our friends at Brides magazine recently covered the stunning wedding of college sweethearts Mary and Mark at our exclusiv...

Modern Meets Romance For a Clouds Estate Wedding in South Africa

In a perfect marriage of natural and modern, Suzette and Sebe married amidst the beauty of South Africa’s Western Cape. T...

Creating The Perfect PlayList For Your Event

Party Planning is set! You have your menu all sorted {appetizers, main course, dessert and beverages}, decor all picked ...

Destination Wedding Venues in Italy: Part 2

Last week, we reviewed some of our favorite wedding venues in Italy. However, we couldn't cover ALL the best places to ho...

Why You Should Consider An Industrial Venue For Your Wedding

Weddings are supposed to be special. For many couples, there is pressure to balance tradition and family expectations wit...

Add Character To Your Day: Must-Have Wedding Signage

As you are getting all the details taken care of for your wedding day, take into consideration the fun little accents tha...

Wedding Weekend What To Pack Checklist

So with my very own weekend wedding just weeks away, my checklist starts to dwindle and then adds right back up. Today, i...

Elegant Outdoor California Wedding at La Bella Vida Estate

After getting down on one knee and proposing under a sky of mesmerizing fireworks, Nick and Scout decided they wanted an ...

Ways to Give Back: Charitable Ideas for your Wedding

It is no surprise that a lot of money goes into weddings.

Typically tens of thousands of dollars...all for one day!

...

Your Complete Guide to Destination Wedding Gift Giving Etiquette

Destination weddings are becoming more and more popular. Though these events can be very fun, they can also be more expensi...

Best Dresses for a Barn Wedding: What to Consider When Shopping for Your Dress

A barn wedding usually plays on natural, rustic beauty.
The venue is as simple as a wedding location can be.

It can be ...

A Delicious Venue: New York City’s Best Restaurant for Special Events

For certain events, a restaurant is the obvious choice when it comes to deciding on a venue: a rehearsal dinner, a birthd...

Event Design + Tips By Little Gray Station

Whether you are planning a wedding, birthday celebration, dinner party or corporate function – the design and visual aest...

5 Tablescapes That Catch The Eye!

As I start planning out the social gatherings that I'll host this year, as well as start chatting and helping some of my ...

Designing Tulum with Crosby and Jon

Once an off-the-beaten-path destination, Tulum has become a popular locale for getaways, destination weddings, vacationing ...

Wedding Guest Etiquette 101: Dos and Don’ts For Wedding Guests

Once the deadline to RSVP passed for my upcoming wedding, my fiancé and I were tasked with tracking down those guests that d...

Why a Barn Venue is Perfect for Your Next Special Event

Barn venues are very popular in some parts of the United States. In rural states, such as Vermont, many of these historic...

Nakiya and Will’s Bright and Bold Wedding at Bali Gardens Estate

 
Nakiya and Will had a truly out-of-the-box wedding at the Bali Gardens Estate on June 1, 2013 atop gorgeous Ranch...

Della Terra Mountain Chateau Magic by Sara Hasstedt

We want to take time to not only highlight a lovely wedding at Della Terra Mountain Chateau, but tell an amazing wedding ...

What Does your Wedding Dress Say about You?

Wedding Personalities Decoded!

After scouring bridal magazines, online wedding boutiques, watching countless wedding r...

5 Ways to Make Your Fall Wedding Unique

There's a reason fall weddings are so popular.

Foliage hues and harvest accents always create a warm, romantic, and in...

One Couple’s Rustic Chic Wedding at Pippin Hill Farm

To get your inspired for your own big day, we're super excited to share a sneak peak into the gorgeous wedding of Bob and...

7 Ways To Make Your Beach Wedding More Unique

If you have attended, participated or even flipped through a wedding magazine, beach weddings tend to look quite similar. T...

DIY Favors to Match Your Venue

If you’re stuck on what wedding favors you should give your guests, an easy solution is to use your venue as your muse.
...

How to Get a Natural Beauty Look for Your Green Wedding

It's okay -- you can admit it.

You have more on your mind as an eco-friendly bride than a regular bride does.

For example...

Grace Kelly-Inspired Photo Shoot at the Greengate Ranch & Vineyard

Located on 150 acres of rolling hills in the heart of San Luis Obispo's Edna Valley Wine Country, the acclaimed Greengate...

The Importance Of A Wedding Weekend

Eight years ago I had this idea, an idea of the ultimate wedding experience where couples could rent a large home or priv...

The Fairytale Wedding At Oheka Castle

Sandy and Kain's wedding celebration at Oheka Castle was a gorgeous day full of elegant details and a celebration fit for roy...

4 Day Wedding Weekend in Valle De Guadalupe

After visiting Valle De Guadalupe for the first time in August of 2013, the event planner in me could not stop thinking abo...

Barn Wedding Décor Ideas & Inspiration: Dressing up the Barn

The barn wedding venue is a couple’s blank canvas.

You must play the part of Picasso and Rembrandt to dress up that bl...

Destination Wedding Venues in Italy: Part 1

Planning a destination wedding is not an easy task. When you aren’t from the area, or if you have never visited the locat...

10 Of The Hottest Wedding Invite Designs Of The Season

As the proposal needs an answer, so do the wedding invites! What better way to ensure your guests to RSVP promptly than t...

Winter Wedding Decor Inspiration, New Backyard Entertaining Venues, and More!

Good Afternoon Estate Weddings and Events friends!

Have you booked your 2014 wedding venue yet? Or even sooner on the agen...

The Best Of Mexico Is At Your Fingertips In Jalisco

Mexico has its share of headlining destinations. These places are usually legendary for their beaches. Places like Acapul...

Creative Wedding Bar Design Inspirations

There are so many different aspects to planning a wedding that one needs to think through, today we are focused on the af...

A Needle in a Haystack: A Guide to Finding a Barn Wedding Venue

Just as you can’t put the earrings on the outfit before you have the outfit, you can’t dress up a barn wedding venue unle...

Oceanside Palace: An Ideal Beachfront Venue in Southern California

Beachfront properties have a certain allure. Everyone likes to be near the water, not just so they can swim or have a sun...

Real-Life Fairy Tale Wedding: An Aladdin and Jasmine Disney Wedding

You might appreciate some of the Disney princesses like Cinderella and Ariel, and you may even think some brides who used t...

Behind The Scenes Of The #WhittWed Wedding

As you all know, our fabulous Founders have tied the knot! Not only did they have a destination wedding, but it was a won...

“Sweet Dreams” at Tuscan Del Mar – Featured on Ruffled Blog!

We are honored to have the beautiful inspiration shoot styled by our friend Angie Metts at Absolutely Events at our Tuscan ...

5 Barn Wedding Favor Ideas Your Guests Will Love!

A barn wedding by design is one that doesn’t get lost in the shuffle of memories.

The barn setting is usually a spot t...

How Much Does A Tent Wedding Cost?

If you are getting married outdoors, you must have a contingency plan in case of rain, heat, wind, or other natural element...

Engagement Session Tips For Photographers By Chandra’s Collection

Engagement sessions are a great way for your couples to get to know you, see how you work and all-in-all, have a great ti...

Summer Wedding Magic Must-Haves

Summer is just around the corner and if you live in Southern California, it feels like it has already arrived - definitel...

Barn Wedding Bridesmaid Dress Guide: What Your Bridesmaids Should Wear For the Barn

Selecting bridesmaid dresses is no easy task for any bride.

Sometimes it can be a more difficult decision than selecti...

Planning a Destination Wedding in Europe

Destination weddings are certainly an attractive idea. Every couple has at least been tempted by the thought of exchangin...

7 Must-Have Beauty Items To Help Avoid Meltdowns For Your Summer Wedding

A few weeks ago, I was a bridesmaid in the heat of a southern wedding. With a wedding set for later in the day in the Arkan...

A Big Sky Montana Wedding at The Resort at Paws Up

John Steinbeck said in his work Travels with Charley, “I’m in love with Montana. For other states I have admiration, resp...

Wedding Film For The Win or Save A Buck In The End?

There’s no denying that every couple getting married will do anything to get their number one choice of photographer… and...

Off-the-Beaten-Path Destination Wedding Locations

There are many things to consider when choosing a location for your destination wedding. Certain important questions need...

Wedding Hairstyle & Makeup Trends of 2015

We have always found braids to be a popular option for our clients as a way of incorporating a fun twist into a style, bu...

Barn Wedding Invitation Ideas: Best Invites to Send a Barn Wedding Message

As I flipped through the giant binders of wedding invitations, I quickly realized that this wasn’t going to be easy.

W...

Wedding Favors That Wow!

Since it is Wedding Wednesday, I thought I would touch on a topic that leaves a bit of a lasting impression....the weddin...

Ready-To-Wear Gowns By Joelle Perry

My Ready-To-Wear line was born out of the necessity of a quicker option for my brides. This option allows brides to visit...

Picking The Right Wedding Photographer By Heart And Colour

‘I’m really not comfortable infront of the camera’

This is the kind of comment we get from almost everyone of our brid...

5 Considerable Reasons to Be Thankful for Marriage

In a few short days, millions of families will gather around the table to give thanks for what they’re grateful for. Some wi...

Giving Thanks Party at Hacienda Loma Estate

As event industry professionals, it’s very rare that we get to sit amongst each other, enjoy the fruits of our labor ...

Stunning LGBTQ Friendly Wedding Venues That Are Off The Beaten Path

With the Supreme Court ruling today on equality #lovewins. We are absolutely thrilled for our friends in the LGBTQ commun...

Creative Gift Ideas for Your Bridesmaids

There’s no doubt that your bridesmaids are an integral part of your wedding, so you want to show your appreciation for th...

Maldives, Not Just For Honeymooners Anymore

Oh the Maldives....  With your over water bungalows, glass bottom floors, clearest of waters, freshest of seafood, and ro...

A Rustic California Ranch Wedding at Santa Margarita Ranch

Buckling wooden boards, whispering meadows and trees that seemingly could tell a story or two epitomes the setting that i...

2015 Wedding Reception Detail Trends

This Wedding Wednesday we walk you through some of the latest 2015 Reception Detail Trends that will add a little oomph t...

When Cali. Meets La Dolce Vita: 6 Italian Inspired Wedding & Event Venues in the Golden State

Having met my now husband in Italy of all places, I yearned for a wedding reception location that had that flair of Italy w...

How To Recreate Kelly Clarkson’s Farm Wedding

 

Fed up with the stress of wedding planning while trying to promote an album and tour in the process, on October 20 ...

101 First Dance Songs

Choosing a song for your first dance as husband and wife can be scary!

But fear not...

We have compiled the ultimat...

Million Dollar Dream Wedding at the French Riviera’s Best Venue

Today we have a special guest blog from Vanessa Van Wieren of Alchemy Fine Events and the founder of Ultimate Wedding Col...

This La Jolla Event Estate Can Host Both Casual and Formal Events

Everyone wants their wedding or their special event to be memorable. Everything is carefully planned to maximize the memo...

Stylized Wedding At La Bella Vida Estate

I recently photographed a stylized wedding with Estate Weddings and Events at La Bella Vida Estate and their venue exceed...

A Naturally Elegant Colorado Rocky Mountain Wedding at Della Terra Mountain Chateau

With paths blanketed in pine needles and towering purple mountains constantly peeking over shoulders, the Rocky Mountains...

The Details Slow Motion Booth

Everyone is looking for something different, something to set their event apart from the rest. There have always been tra...

100 Unique Wedding Songs For Your Wedding Day

Are you on the lookout for wedding songs that you haven’t heard a thousand times before? If you’re looking for something a ...

TOP 5 All-Time Most Popular Wedding Themes

Have you been wondering what the most popular wedding themes of all time are?

Well look no further!

We've got the h...

Celebrity’s Castles and Where to Throw Your Own Royal Affair

 

While modern architecture and chic skyscrapers never fail to impress, nothing can beat a castle made for a real pri...

Celebrity Inspiration from the Romantic Danielle Fishel Wedding

Grand. Elegant. Romantic.

These are only a few of the words we'd use to describe the recent nuptials of Boy Meets World ac...

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