Reception

  • While the days of the newlyweds departing before the reception has ended may be over — most couples today stay until the very last dance and continue on the after party — that doesn't mean you can't have a memorable farewell. Here, check out some of our favorite ideas.

  • best first dances

    In the age of viral videos, “surprise” first dances are no longer very surprising. But that doesn’t mean your only other option is to stick with a traditional first dance for your wedding.

  • There are so many places that you can get married that there is no reason to limit yourself to venues specifically marketed to weddings

  • It’s all about the details as you plan your wedding celebration. You may find that one — or more! — of these 50 ingenious ideas is just the inspiration you need for a reception that leaves your guests saying, “I wish I’d thought of that!”

  • An escort card display or seating chart is a must-have for logistical purposes but they can also be used to create an exciting first impression for guests as they enter the reception space.

  • After you say “I do,” it’s time to enjoy your first meal as husband and wife. Whether you want to be the center of attention or sit among your closest friends and family, these head table ideas will get you inspired to dine in style at your reception. 

  • Looking for a one-of-a-kind venue to host your wedding? Here, we've compiled 50 of the most unique spots in the USA!

  • Here are 50 new and super-creative ideas from some of the industry’s top planners, designers, florists, and photographers that will wow you (and your guests), and really get those juices flowing.

  • It's going to be a great year for weddings! We've got the most exciting new ideas for décor, flowers, cakes, music and more.

  • Selecting a wedding venue is one of the first (and biggest) decisions you'll make as an engaged couple — it will influence your vendors, budget, décor, and even attire. Here, pro planners break down everything you need to know when weighing different options.

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