• Virtual Weddings- Are They Here to Stay?

    "What strange times we are living in." How many times have you heard someone say that in the past couple of years? The Covid-19 Pandemic has taken a toll on many things, including weddings. In the past, traditional weddings were typically an in-person event, bringing all your closest friends [...]

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    We Love, Love!

    December 24, 2021
    We Love, Love!

    We love to plan weddings, but do you know what we love more?? Love! We swoon over each of your love stories, how you met, your first date, your proposals, and especially your wedding plans. Getting to know our couples and how their love evolved over the years, finally bringing them to us, is such a[...]

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    Smaller Headcounts: Are They Here to Stay?

    Our ballroom is pretty big.  It’s 5,000 plus square foot with 30-foot ceilings and it’s all wide-open space (meaning no columns or any other kind of impediments in the room.  With that being said, we can host a large event maxing out the ballroom (with a good-sized dancing area) with [...]

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    Wedding Hair and Makeup as a Bonding Experience

    Credit: Massei Photography When you think of the beginning of your wedding day, what comes to mind? Getting "beautified," of course! Professional wedding hair and makeup has certainly grown over the last 30 years, but that is not solely due to its "beautifying" effect. Getting your hair and [...]

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    Five of our Favorite 2021 Wedding Trends

    With a new year comes new wedding trends, and we can't wait to see the different ways these trends are used in weddings all around the world, and especially at our venue throughout this year. There are so many different resources out there to find out what these 2021 trends look like, but we [...]

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    Wedding Wire and The Knot 2021 Awards - Thank You from The Renaissance!

    Wedding Wire and The Knot are two of the most popular websites when it comes to seeking out different venues and vendors all across the nation for your special day. As a couple, your wedding day is one of the most important days, and in order for it to go as planned, one would need to hire the [...]

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    "F" is for...Florists!

    November 24, 2020
    &quote;F&quote; is for...Florists!

    When you think of the main vendors you might want to hire for you wedding, what comes to mind? Venue, catering, cake, DJ, and...? Florist! Whether you want ginormous, eye-catching arrangements on all of your reception tables, or delicate bouquets for your bridesmaids, your florist will be able [...]

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    How Tommy & Emily Got Started in the Event / Wedding Industry!

    Believe it or not, Tommy has been in the industry for approximately 27 years! That may seem like a long time, but aren't you a little curious about how he got to where his is now? I can tell you right now that planning events isn't the only thing he's good at! He's also a great singer and started [...]

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    Be Our Guest, Take a Seat!

    October 13, 2020
    Be Our Guest, Take a Seat!

    Let's talk receptions! Deciding on whether you want a sweetheart table, head table, kings table or captain table is one thing, and deciding on how many guests you want at each table is another. But, how about deciding on how you'll be seating your guests at your reception? There are several [...]

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    Hey Mister DJ!

    September 29, 2020
    Hey Mister DJ!

    After booking a venue for your wedding, you should definitely start to think about booking vendors. Some of the main vendors you should look for are...a florist, photographer, cake baker and one more...can you think of it? What about a DJ!? How else are you and your guests supposed to get your [...]

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