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5 Favorite Utah Wedding Venues

Utah has a number of gorgeous and unique wedding venues available to book for your special day. With so many options, it can be hard to know which one you should choose. We’ve compiled a list of our 5 favorite Utah wedding venues to help you narrow down your list.        This is the Place Heritage Park (SLC, UT) This Is The Place Heritage Park is the perfect place to ensure a “perfect” event. With 11 different venues, there’s something that’s sure to fit every event and every budget. From rustic and elegant to intimate and outdoorsy, we have a venue for you. And don’t worry, our staff … Continue reading 5 Favorite Utah Wedding Venues

5 STUNNING Venues in Utah Valley

You and I both know that the location of your luncheon & reception is one of the most important decisions you’ll make for your big day! Let us help you narrow down some of your choices with a few crowd favorites here in the heart of Utah. ⬇️    The White Shanty  If you’re looking for a white, bright and open space this is for you! It’s a one of a kind industrial event center located in downtown Provo, UT. This venue has plenty of tables, chairs, couches, rugs, and all the décor you need to make the place your own.  Follow them on Instagram at: @whiteshantyvenue   Wadley Farms  … Continue reading 5 STUNNING Venues in Utah Valley

Questions to ask when Selecting a Wedding Venue

Selecting a wedding venue? Here are some questions to consider before making the final decision What is the rental fee for the venue? How many hours are included? Does the venue charge extra for set-up? How many guests can the venue accommodate? How many tables and chairs are available? Is the location convenient and centrally located for you wedding guests? Is there enough parking for your guests? Are there changing areas for the bride and groom? What kind of foods do you want to serve? Does the venue have an alcohol license? Does the venue work with your wedding color scheme? Is there a picturesque area for wedding photography? Are … Continue reading Questions to ask when Selecting a Wedding Venue

15 Questions to ask when Looking at Wedding Venues

Utah Wedding outdoor decor

Finding the right venue can be difficult for multiple reasons, a few reasons are financial, location, availability, food, capacity, and layout. First, make a list of all the venues you are interested in, there are a lot of venues in Utah but it can be hard to find out about them. Ask those who have been married in Utah for suggestions, look on Pinterest, google searches, Instagram, and look in your area, there could be a great venue close by! I recommend coming up with questions before you go tour the venues, that way you are prepared and can be efficient as possible when looking for the perfect place. Here … Continue reading 15 Questions to ask when Looking at Wedding Venues

Weddings in a Pandemic: Winter Receptions

In the midst of a Pandemic it can be challenging to plan a wedding reception with the upcoming winter months. It’s too cold to have the reception outside, but it may be unsafe to have everyone inside. We know your pain. Here are some tips for planning a safe winter reception. Work with your venue. The wedding venue that you chose may allow the same number of guests as you already have planned. Make sure you are on the same page with your venue and plan ahead to know what they would do if Covid-19 regulations change in the midst of your planning. Share with them your ideas and concerns … Continue reading Weddings in a Pandemic: Winter Receptions

6 Tips to Picking the Perfect Wedding Venue

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When beginning the wedding planning process there can be hundreds of decisions to make. So many decisions can leave soon-to-be brides wondering where in the world they should even start, and this is stressful! Wedding planning does not have to be stressful!  So, with that being said, where is the best place to start when beginning your wedding planning journey? We have two words for you: Wedding. Venue.  And why is choosing a wedding venue so important? Once you’ve selected a location for your wedding you can visualize where your dream day will be happening.  All the other decisions for the big day will become much easier. Not only that … Continue reading 6 Tips to Picking the Perfect Wedding Venue

Finding The Perfect Wedding Reception Venue


Choosing the perfect venue for your wedding reception can be one of the most stressful parts of planning. There are so many to choose from, and not only are you looking for a place that will ‘wow’ you and your guests, but you are also looking for something that fits your personal style. This can be really tricky, but here at Salt Lake Bride, we are here to help you find the perfect place for your reception! The Thomas S. Monson Center features four gorgeous rental spaces available for wedding receptions as well as ceremonies. Each room is just as beautiful and classic as the next and the historical architecture … Continue reading Finding The Perfect Wedding Reception Venue

4 Trendy Wedding Venues in 2018


Garden Venues If you are a bride who dreams about flowers and greenery, elegance and twinkle lights, dancing with butterflies and flowers, and say “I do” to your best friend, then these two garden wedding reception places in Utah might just be perfect for you. Gardens are inherently perfect for weddings, and often only need a little decoration because of their natural beauty. (Which is always a plus for saving money for your new chapter together!)   Atrium Weddings & Events  Millennial Falls Wedding and Reception Center Glamorous Industrial Metallic  From old factories, warehouses, to even historic train stations, sprawling empty spaces are becoming popular wedding venues for couples planning a … Continue reading 4 Trendy Wedding Venues in 2018

Featured Wedding – A Trucker’s Love


  A Trucker’s Love   On August 12, 2017, two of the state’s largest Trucking families, England Trucking and Godfrey Trucking, joined roads in Holy Matrimony. Megan Godfrey married Clayton England in the Salt Lake Temple. Meghan and Clayton met in high school, but a high school romance wasn’t in the log for them as Clayton was a sophomore trying to “pick-up” a senior. After both serving LDS missions, Clayton in Mexico City, Mexico and Meghan in Santiago, Chili, Clayton finally grew up and age just didn’t matter any longer. They went on their first date to see the Christmas lights at Temple Square and it was history from then … Continue reading Featured Wedding – A Trucker’s Love

6 Tips for Choosing a Wedding Reception Venue

Congratulations on being engaged! Now that you are looking for a venue for your wedding reception, there are a few details that need to be considered. Brides often forget about these aspects of the event center they are touring until it’s too late, so keep this in mind while touring potential event centers. Theme- Think about the overall picture you have in your head for your wedding. Does this venue reflect that idea? Do you want modern and edgy, or traditional and formal? Do you want a beach theme or a rustic feel? One of the most important parts of picking a wedding reception venue is matching it to your … Continue reading 6 Tips for Choosing a Wedding Reception Venue

Elite Utah Wedding Venues: Escaping the Cultural Hall

Bride and groom at wedding

Please forgive me for the snarky title! But as someone who has attended a lot of friends’ weddings in Utah, I just can’t help myself. There’s something awesome about local chapels being available for people to have their wedding venues. But let’s be honest; they’re huge, windowless basketball courts for the most part. Doesn’t exactly scream “Fairytale Wedding,” does it? Let’s be clear: I’ve seen miracles (of the event planning nature) worked in LDS ward house gymnasiums. I’m not knocking a well-planned, elegantly designed wedding, and you can make any space work. But even those weddings that I’ve been impressed bycan’t compare to the enchanting atmosphere that you can achieve … Continue reading Elite Utah Wedding Venues: Escaping the Cultural Hall

How to have An Amazing Wedding – Where to Start?

The Most Important Thing You Need To START WITH to Have the BEST WEDDING BEFORE ANYTHING ELSE! BONUS – What to do later to Make SURE your BEST WEDDING is not DISRUPTED When planning for a wedding we encounter every type of situation from our clients. Sometimes we get calls a year in advance and we have plenty of time to make elicit the client’s wishes and make sure all the details are in sync with those wishes. Sometimes we get calls from a caterer or planner who has a client that has 3-4 weeks to their wedding. I personally had a year and a half to put together my … Continue reading How to have An Amazing Wedding – Where to Start?

Unique Wedding Reception Treat Ideas – Hot Cocoa and S’mores Bar

Looking for a unique idea for your wedding reception treats?  Here are some photos taken at The Canterbury Place Wedding Show. Notice the pictures on the wall.  Use wedding photos or decorations to tie things together. The Hot Cocoa in on the left and the on S’mores on the right. You wedding guests will love the assortment of chocolate to go  around the melted marshmallows. Different flavors for the Hot Cocoa available to suite each wedding guest. Chocolate coated spoons add flavor and look wonderful.  Use colors to match your wedding reception colors. Mint candies and Cinnamon Sticks for added flavor. For pricing on the Hot Coca and S’more bars … Continue reading Unique Wedding Reception Treat Ideas – Hot Cocoa and S’mores Bar

Candy Bar Tips

Candy Bar Tips for your wedding reception from The Canterbury Place. Here is a good idea for a wedding reception. Thanks to Ashley from The Canterbury Place for putting this together. At The Canterbury Place, our favorite favor is the candy bar. Not only it is delicious, but it is also an interactive part of your reception that everyone will love and remember. Below are tips on having a beautiful set-up that is sure to make your guests feel like a kid in a candy store! 1. Color, color, color Match your candy to your wedding colors to keep a cohesive look. This edited palette will help pull in the … Continue reading Candy Bar Tips

A Bed and Breakfast for Your Wedding?

Staying in a bed and breakfast rather than a hotel can offer many advantages to a  couple looking for a unique honeymoon experience. A visitor to a bed and breakfast can be more immersed in a visit to an area, getting the cozy, intimate home-away-from-home experience.   Bed and breakfasts are usually run by knowledgeable hosts.   Since one of the charms of a bed and breakfast is the fact that it’s not a chain hotel, you can expect a unique experience.An owner of a good B&B should be happy to answer your questions about your stay. Find out how close you are to local attractions (by foot and by … Continue reading A Bed and Breakfast for Your Wedding?