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Fast Five with Sugar Clouds Cotton Candy

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Lauren Leal, owner of Sugar Clouds Cotton Candy.
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Recently Engaged in San Antonio? Here’s what to do NEXT…

As the buzz of your epic proposal begins to wane, and you’ve already starting tagging pics with your unique couple’s hashtag, it’s time to get down to the business at hand: Planning your wedding in San Antonio. But don’t panic. We got you – with the next steps to start with as you begin planning.


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Fast Five with Fredericksburg Convention & Visitors Bureau

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Jan Musgrove, Group Sales & Services Manager at the Fredericksburg Convention & Visitor Bureau


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Hiring a Floral Designer in 2021 – Guest Post by Eden’s Echo Floral Design

First of all, Happy New Year!!!  We made it!  Now it’s time to plan that wedding.  Once you have your venue locked down, it’s time to look at other big ticket items like catering and floral.  I’m Erin McLarty, owner of Eden’s Echo Floral Design, here to help you navigate the world of wedding floral planning.


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Start Your Planning at an Open House

Today’s couples have a wide range of tools to help them plan their big day: wedding websites, apps, shows, and magazines just to name a few.

One often-overlooked option are Open Houses which are smaller, more intimate events typically hosted by the venue and usually featuring a couple of dozen select wedding professionals.

Why should attending be at the top of your planning to-do list?
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Fast Five with Tiff’s Treats Cookie Delivery

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Elevia Le, Special Events Coordinator for Tiff’s Treats Cookie Delivery.  
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Cheers to the New Year!

Wow… No one expected 2020 to turn out the way it did. We had to shelter at home, come to the realization that we might run out of toilet paper, figure out distance learning, deal with unemployment and so much more. But we are strong,
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Open Air Open House Shows Off City Backdrop

Couples who headed out to San Fernando Hall’s Open House earlier this month were in for a special treat. 
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Fast Five with Bridal Connection at Stone Oak

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from, Angelita Sorensen, boutique manager at the Bridal Connection at Stone Oak.
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Black Friday savings for YOUR Wedding!

While Black Friday may have changed because of the pandemic, what hasn’t changed is the savings! Here are a few special offers to help you save on your wedding! Don’t forget, you can always find the latest savings at TexasWeddings.com
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Fast Five with Eden’s Echo Floral Design

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Erin McLarty, owner of Eden’s Echo Floral Design
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Granberry Hills Hosts Safe Summer Open House

After months of virtual wedding planning, couples were ready to meet wedding professionals face-to-face (or mask-to-mask) at the Safe Summer Open House recently hosted by Granberry Hills. 
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Brides by Elizabeth hosts Kitty Chen Trunk Show

Trunk shows are a wonderful way to get a close up look at the latest trends and styles from a designer before the dresses actually hit the store. It is a great way to be the first to see what is the coming trends will be.
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Fast Five with Odd Brew Photography

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from David Alvarez, owner of Odd Brew Photography.  
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Sweet New Experiences for Your Guests

Today’s wedding couples, more and more often, want to offer their guests more than the traditional reception. They want to give their guests an experience. 
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Fast Five with the Pavilions at Rockport Beach

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Kerry Goodall from Pavilions at Rockport Beach.
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Fast Five with Russ Russell, Cruise Planners

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from C.T. “Russ” Russell:
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Fast Five with Sun Gold Photograpy

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Paula Williams, co-owner (with husband Damian) of Sun Gold Photography.
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The Donut Delivery Continues

Wedding professionals across the city (and some outside of it too) have been surprised by Texas Weddings staff dropping by with a sweet delivery. 
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Delivering the Donuts

That was no mysterious stranger distributing donuts earlier this week. It was our very own Account Executive Craig Brown. 
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Spreading sweetness all around

National Donut Day might have been last week, but one day isn’t nearly enough time to show our clients how sweet we think they are. Members of the Texas Weddings staff have been out visiting clients and taking them something sweet!


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Wedding Gown Shopping Tips from the MOB

A quick recap of our story so far: Sheila Dunn, Texas Wedding Guide Editor for more than 20 years, has a new title, Mother-of-the-Bride as her daughter, Hannah, plans her 2021 wedding. So, what happens when an industry insider gets a chance to see things from a different point of view? Follow our occasional series to find out!


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Fast Five with Circle J Ranch

Texas Weddings’ Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Meka Jenkins, owner, Circle J Ranch:
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Virtual Dress Appointments Still Going Strong

When the COVID-19 pandemic caused businesses to close, many wedding professionals started offering virtual meetings, tours, and tastings so they could help you keep planning your special day.
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Bridal Portraits: Why & Where

When we don’t know something, we love going to the expert to ask.  Raul Medina of Raul’s Photography & Videography shares some of his favorite tips to get the best portraits.
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Fast Five with Complete weddings + events

 

The Texas Wedding Guide Fast Five asks local wedding professionals the same five questions to help you get to know some of the people behind the companies. Today’s Fast Five comes from Kevin Paladino, President/Owner, COMPLETE weddings+ events:
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A New Title — Mother of the Bride!

A New Title for Industry Insider: MOB!

Sheila Dunn, Texas Wedding Guide Editor, has had an opportunity to see things from a different point of view.  Read about her experience.


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Honeymoon Trends for 2020 – Guest Post

This is a great time to be thinking about and planning your wedding and honeymoon. You’ve got the time and thanks to the Internet, you’ve got the information.

As we keep looking to the future, C.T. “Russ” Russell fills us in on one of the hot honeymoon trends for 2020. For information on all his services, from destination weddings to honeymoons, visit lightning-travel.com.
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How to Turn your Invite List into an RSVP number – Guest Post

If you’re trying to figure out how many people will be at your wedding, here are some tips from an expert.

Guest blog by La Escondida Celebration Center.


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Out & About at Local Venues

Open Houses are much-anticipated events for newly engaged couples and for great reasons. It allows you to see the venue space in action, taste delicious bites and drinks, and mingle with many of the best wedding professionals in town!
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San Antonio’s Open Houses for September

This might have been the only open house we attended this month but it definitely didn’t disappoint. 


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San Antonio’s Open Houses in August

We are extremely thankful to have had the chance to attend this month’s open houses. Getting a chance to visit with our professionals and watch you create your perfect wedding checklist, is why we love going to open house events. 


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5 Reasons Why you Need to Hire a Planner for Your Special Day!

Is hiring a wedding planner at the top of your list? Gretchen with Aly Am Paperie gave us some great advice about why you should hire a planner for your special day. 
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To Include RSVP Cards OR Not? That Is The Question!

Are RSVP cards important for your wedding invitation suite? Cherin Thompson with CT9 Designs has the perfect answer!


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San Antonio’s Open Houses in July

Open houses are a blast and don’t forget they offer the perfect glimpse into how your wedding could look! Plus you get to have all your questions answered, meet preferred vendors, and enjoy delicious bites and drinks.


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San Antonio’s Open Houses in June

Open Houses are an amazing opportunity to network with our favorite wedding professionals, whether it’s to find a DJ, caterer, or the venue of your dreams.


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Top Tips for Selecting Wedding Flowers

Melissa White, owner of Botanika gave us some great tips on picking out your wedding flowers to ensure you choose the best arrangements that fit your wedding style.
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San Antonio’s Open Houses in April

Open Houses are the best! You get to enjoy five-star food, meet with the best teams of wedding professionals, and get great deals for your upcoming nuptials! All while touring some of our favorite venues! We love how these events come together because they simulate a real wedding and give you the chance to connect with local vendors. 
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San Antonio’s Open Houses in March

Open Houses are much-anticipated events for newly engaged couples and for great reasons! It allows you to see the venue space in action, taste delicious bites and drinks, and mingle with many of the best wedding professionals in town! If you missed March’s Open Houses we can catch you up to speed.


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San Antonio’s Open Houses in February

Open Houses are much-anticipated events for newly engaged couples and for great reasons! It allows you to see the venue space in action, taste delicious bites and drinks, and mingle with many of the best wedding professionals in town! If you missed February’s Open Houses we can catch you up to speed.


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San Antonio’s Open Houses in January

Not sure where to begin wedding planning? Open Houses are the perfect way to see your potential wedding venue space plus a great opportunity to speak with wedding professionals. We had the chance to make it to all of January’s Open Houses, so if you missed out don’t worry we have your recap and look forward to seeing you at future events.


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Finding Your Dream Wedding Gown in 11 Easy Steps

Bridal photo on bridge

You have been dreaming of your perfect wedding dress since you were 5 years old wearing a lace table cloth on your head. Now the day is finally here and you have no idea where to begin.

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The Modern and Beautiful Village Venue

Village Venue's outside ceremony site

The next venue in our open house edition is the Village Venue.

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Dazzling Displays Abound at the Club at Sonterra

Club at Sonterra building

We were dazzled when we walked into the Grand Ballroom of the Club at Sonterra during their recent open house.

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Feel Texas Pride at The Oaks at Heavenly

Oaks at Heavenly

The Oaks at Heavenly is the perfect Hill Country wedding site as couples discovered during our recent open house.

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Summer Meet and Greet at Granberry Hills

Granberry Hills venue

What a treat we got to experience such a fun open house in our own backyard….Granberry Hills! This gorgeous venue is packed full of so many possibilities for your wedding.


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3 Tips for Choosing Your Perfect Wedding Photographer

Bride and Groom on Riverwalk

Your wedding day will go by fast and the pictures will be the only thing that can take you back and help you remember. Memories fade with age, but pictures can always bring you back to that sweet time you said ” I do!!! ”

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Fall in Love With Olympia Hills

Olympia Hills ceremony aisle

We were dazzled when we walked the spacious property of Olympia Hills during their recent open house. The rolling hills, luscious green landscape, natural rock and many oak trees will make you fall in love with this venue.


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The Captivating Clubs at Garden Ridge

Outside ceremony site and building

With a scenic venue, a wrap-around porch perfect for wedding pictures and a gorgeous ceremony site overlooking a polished courtyard, The Club at Garden Ridge welcomed guests at their recent open house.
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A View from Above: Plaza Lecea

ceremony site

With its floor-to-ceiling windows and grand spiral staircase, the Plaza Lecea is always beautiful, but when it’s decked out for their recent open house, even more so.
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