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Memorable Ideas & Helpful Tips for Throwing Your Long Island Wedding

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Long Island provides the perfect setting for your ideal wedding.

Your wedding day should be filled with happy memories and good times, and it can all be done on Long Island! Long Island has so much to offer to the marrying couple that no matter if you’re wedding takes place during Spring, Summer, Winter, or Fall, you can have a beautiful and memorable wedding.

However, a beautiful wedding takes quite a bit of hard work. No one ever said wedding planning is easy – even for the professional wedding planner! Here we cover everything from picking the ring, getting engaged, planning on a budget, picking the perfect venue, writing your vows, picking out your wedding dress/tuxedo, décor & centerpieces, food & drinks, bridal showers, bachelor & bachelorette parties, coming up with a music playlist, gifts, planning the honeymoon, and much more!

Wedding Bucket List
There are so many aspects to cover before, during, and after a wedding that a bucket list is just what you need to make sure all items are covered.

Bachelor / Bachelorette Ceremony Sites Ice Sculptors / Carvings Reception Sites
Bands Chocolate Fountains Invitations / Announcements Rehearsal / Engagement
Beauty Salons / Day Spas Dance Instruction Jewelry Shoes
Bridal Accessories Disc Jockeys Limousines Tuxedos
Bridal Fashion / Formal Wear Event Staffing & Services Makeup Artists Videographers
Bridal Registries Favors / Gifts Officiants / Clergy Wedding Cakes
Bridal Shows Florists Party Rentals Wedding Centers
Catering (Off Premise) Gowns / Dresses Photo Booth Rentals Wedding Planners
Ceremony Musicians Hotels / Motels Photographers  

Memorable Engagement Ideas
Often times a special moment is created to lead up to the proposal, and then engagement. It can be mind-boggling coming up with just the right plan. Find ideas and tips to make it special!

Weddings By Season
No matter the season you plan to throw your wedding, on Long Island it’s beautiful all year long! There’s beauty in flowers blooming during the Spring, beauty in the Summer sun, beauty in Fall foliage, and even beauty in tree limbs covered in white snow during the Winter. Get ideas for your wedding no matter the season!

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Winter

Other Fun & Festive Wedding Themes

Planning on a Budget
Whether you have a large budget or small budget, you should set a budget for your wedding. Things can quickly add up and get out of hand. The last thing you want is to run into deep debt as you start your life together as a married couple.

Picking the Perfect Venue
The venue you select to host your wedding helps set the mood for the special day. Select one that will suit the theme you’re going for and that can accommodate your party size comfortably so everyone has a great time!

Wedding Dress
With so much to do around planning a wedding, time to pick out a dress may sometimes come with little time or at the last minute, but your guests don’t have to know that! Pick a dress that will have everyone in awe!

Food & Drinks
What’s a party without food and drinks! Have your guests talking about what a wonderful time they had at your wedding party, but also about the great food and drinks they were served.

Décor and Centerpieces
There are so many ways to go about the décor and centerpieces at a wedding party. Get unique ideas here that will have your guests saying, “Wow!” as they enter the room!

Create the Perfect Wedding Playlist
Your family, friends, and guest will have their eyes set on you as you complete the first dance as a married couple and as you continue to dance the night way. The right music expresses the love you have for one another and sets the mood to a fun evening for all.

Keep Love In the Air Even Under the Stress of Wedding Planning
Wedding planning will come with stress, even if you’re the type to stay cool. Don’t forget what this special day is all about in the mix of it all.

Get the Bridal Shower & Bachelorette/Bachelor Party Started
The wedding party hasn't begun, but the bridal shower and bachelorette / bachelor party sure can!

Gifts
Gifts will be pouring in to celebrate the special occasion and then there’s also gifts you have to plan for the bridesmaids and groomsmen. Get tips to gift ideas and more!

Personal Care
There’s much to do to get yourself ready for the big day. Find additional tips to help you through it!

Other Helpful Tips That Lead Up to Your Wedding Day
The path to finding love is different for every person and so is the planning of a wedding. No two couples are alike, nor are their weddings, but these other tips will come in handy to suit everyone's particular needs.

Ride off to a Wonderful Honeymoon
After many hard, long months of planning for the wedding, you’re now officially a married couple! Begin enjoying special times together as a married couple starting with a wonderful honeymoon. Find tips to planning for it!

Have suggestions to share on throwing a wedding on Long Island that’s now covered here? Let Us Know!

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