Wedding Reception

Let’s get the party started! It’s time to celebrate with the people you love most, and we’re here to help you choose the best venue, pick a perfect menu, and fine-tune the timeline so your wedding reception is totally seamless – and totally unforgettable. Raise a glass to the newlyweds!


11 Wedding Welcome Bag Ideas Your Guests Will Thank You For

Want to kick off your festivities with wedding welcome bags? These clever ideas will be appreciated by out-of-town guests and locals alike.

By Naoimh O'Hare, November 18, 2020


51 Wedding Masks for Everyone on Your Guest List

Wedding masks are sure to be the top accessory for 2020 events. We found options for every style and personality.

By Kim Forrest, November 18, 2020

Cake & Desserts

7 Sweet Wedding Cake Trends That Will Make a Statement in 2021

We could all use a slice of cake right about now. Get inspired by these 2021 wedding cake trends for a dessert that looks as good as it tastes.

By Samantha Iacia, October 7, 2020

Speeches & Traditions

9 Latin American Wedding Traditions Couples Need to Know

Learn more about these rich Latin American wedding traditions, from padrinos to el lazo, and many more.

By Lauren Levy, October 2, 2020

Speeches & Traditions

Jumping The Broom: Meaning, History and Tradition

The jumping the broom tradition has many years of history. Learn more about jumping the broom here.

By The Editors, September 22, 2020

Wedding Reception

14 Reception Entertainment Ideas for a COVID Wedding

From live artists to comedians, magicians and games, couples are finding creative (and safe!) ways to entertain their guests during COVID-era weddings.

By Kim Forrest, September 18, 2020

Cake & Desserts

20 Naked Wedding Cakes That Are Better Without Frosting

This unique cake style isn't going away anytime soon. Check out these naked wedding cake ideas and tips to decide if the trend is right for you.

By Samantha Iacia, September 4, 2020

Food & Beverage

How Wedding Food & Drink are Being Adapted for COVID

For weddings taking place amid the pandemic, caterers are finding creative ways to serve up COVID-friendly appetizers, drinks, entrées and dessert safely without sacrificing deliciousness.

By Kim Forrest, September 4, 2020

Cake & Desserts

27 Winter Wedding Cakes That Aren't Red and Green

There are so many ways to decorate your wedding cake for the season without going overboard on holiday colors and details. These winter wedding cake ideas are festive yet stylish.

By Samantha Iacia, September 2, 2020

Places to Celebrate

10 Wedding Venues in San Antonio for Any Budget or Style

No matter your style or budget, there are plenty of photo-worthy wedding venues in San Antonio and beyond to choose from.

By Whitney Teal, August 27, 2020

Food & Beverage

27 Clever Signature Wedding Drink Names

If you're a cocktail-loving couple, one of your favorite parts of planning is sure to be nailing down your cocktail menu and, of course, those unique signature wedding drink names.

By Samantha Iacia, August 20, 2020

Cake & Desserts

The Best Wedding Cake Flavor Combinations

Wondering what the tastiest wedding cake flavors are? From Caramel Apple to Cookies & Cream, discover the perfect flavor for your wedding.

By Stephanie Weers, August 13, 2020

Cake & Desserts

The 18 Best Black Wedding Cakes to Wow Your Guests

No Plain Jane desserts here. These unexpectedly stunning black wedding cake designs will take everyone by surprise in the best way.

By Samantha Iacia, August 5, 2020

Speeches & Traditions

How to Write a Maid of Honor Speech

A flawless maid of honor speech can't be hastily written on your phone at the reception—it takes time and a lot of practice. Here's how to write a maid of honor speech that will garner a standing ovation.

By Nora Shepard, August 1, 2020

Places to Celebrate

The 12 Best Places to Elope in the U.S.

If an elopement is more your style, check out the best places to elope in the U.S., from beaches to mountains and more.

By Lindsay Tigar, July 29, 2020


7 Ways to Make Hand Sanitizer Look Cute for a COVID Wedding

Practicing good hand hygiene is just one of the safety measures couples and their guests should take. Here’s how to create a hand sanitizing station at your wedding that’s both useful and stylish.

By Kim Forrest, July 28, 2020