Your Guide to Planning an Unforgettable Wedding Weekend

Here’s how to put together a fun-filled multi-day celebration.

3. Winter Resort:
Spectacular scenery and winter sports add beauty and adventure to your wedding weekend events. Beyond drinks at the lodge, there’s skiing, horseback riding in the snow, hot-tubbing, snowmobiling and the resort’s spa to enjoy.

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Menu Ideas:
Go full-on gourmet with confit lamb shoulder with caramelized fuji apples, cheesy spaetzle with poached eggs and black truffles, donuts with cinnamon-cardamom sugar, and pistachio ice cream affogato (topped with espresso).

"Add in soup shots and hot spiked toddies for a tasty winter-themed menu," Kristin Polhemus, event planner at Reverie Events in Hamilton New Jersey, says. “For dessert, I love a hot chocolate drinking station. Guests can choose classic hot chocolate, or they can add fun elements like peppermint, cinnamon or chipotle.”

Welcome Basket Ideas:

  • Snowflake-motif mittens
  • Fun knit ski hats or headbands
  • Frosted coasters
  • SPF lip balm
  • Hot chocolate mix packets
  • S’mores package of graham crackers, chocolate bars and marshmallows
  • Locally brewed bottles of beer

Next: "Glamping" wedding-themed ideas 


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