|All-Weather Wedding Venues
For weddings during unpredictable weather months, Sacramento has plenty of venues where the party can come indoors on a moment’s notice.
Posted By Elizabeth Marxen on Wednesday, January 30, 2013
|Not Too Far From Home
Get married in Tahoe, the Capay Valley or the wine country for a destination wedding that’s an easy drive from Sacramento.
Posted By Elizabeth Marxen on Friday, November 30, 2012
Grapevines and gorgeous grounds make local wineries ideal venues for couples seeking indoor or outdoor celebrations.
Posted By Jan Ferris Heenan on Wednesday, May 2, 2012
|Love by the Lake
The entire Lake Tahoe region boasts amazing alpine scenery, but it’s tough to beat the 72 miles of shoreline—whether drenched in warm summer sun or draped in dazzling winter whites. “People want lakefront weddings because the lake is so breathtaking,” says Martha Janer of Truckee-based Mountain Magic...
Posted By Jan Ferris Heenan on Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Lake Tahoe is a stunning bridal backdrop any time of year, but wintertime packs an enchanting punch all its own, from the Tahoe area’s snow-covered peaks and slate-blue lake views to its indoor venues aglow with warmth and charm. The more adventurous brides and grooms take to skis or snowshoes for their ceremonies, says wedding planner...
Posted By Jan Ferris Heenan on Friday, August 24, 2012
|Do It Downtown
Destination weddings have their obvious appeal, but sometimes the best spot to tie the knot is right in your own backyard. Downtown Sacramento boasts a growing list of desirable places to hold weddings and receptions, among them historic buildings replete with vintage elegance and grand spaces sure to impress your guests. And speaking of...
Posted By Jan Ferris Heenan on Friday, August 10, 2012
The Experts Lora Ward Wedding Planner A Day to Remember Jean Sekany-Thomas Travel Agent CWT Vacations Philip Rice Floral Designer East Sac Florist What do you think about destination weddings? Ward: I like them a lot. They’re quite a treat for the...
Posted By Marybeth Bizjak on Wednesday, July 11, 2012
|Tahoe Weddings Alfresco
Couples in love with the great outdoors will find Lake Tahoe an ideal location for elegant alfresco ceremonies or ceremonies as playful as one featuring two bikers married atop Harleys in front of 50 guests. Pristine alpine air, mountain vistas, a full moon reflecting off the water and a sparkling blue lake make for a fairytale...
Posted by Kimberly Pryor on Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Take the show on the road to create the perfect day. Whether it’s a two-hour drive or half a world away, destination weddings are a hot trend—and not just because of the obvious allure of marrying your beloved in a breathtaking setting. There are other pluses, including more quality time with family and friends and, often,...
Posted By Cathy Cassinos-Carr on Thursday, July 22, 2010
|Venues: Off the Beaten Path
Church wedding not for you? Here are some familiar—and not-so-familiar—spots to tie the knot. Crest Theatre Looking for that movie-star glamour on your wedding day? Consider capturing the Hollywood vibe with a film-themed wedding at the Crest Theatre. The Crest opens its doors several times a year to couples...
Posted By Pamela Martineau on Thursday, July 22, 2010