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Wedding Reception

Wedding receptions will be the major expense of your wedding and often require the most attention when planning. Discover tips on inviting, catering, entertaining and capturing your Massachusetts wedding reception.

  • Food & Catering

    The reception is the biggest (and hardest) part of your wedding to plan. Find the perfect venue and select the right type of service for dinner and beverages.

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  • Details & Ideas

    It's time to create the wedding of your dreams! From guest books to selecting a theme - find articles that will assist you in every step.

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  • Wedding Invitations

    Wedding invitations are the first peek guests will have into your wedding day. Learn how to capture their attention from the start!

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  • Wedding Flowers

    Transform your ceremony and reception site with lush beautiful florals. From what calla lilies mean to who receives flowers...

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  • Wedding Entertainment

    The entertainment you choose for your wedding will set the tone and atmosphere of the party, so choose the right wedding entertainment! Use these tips and ideas to help.

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  • Wedding Photography

    Your wedding memories will be shared with friends, families - and even future generations! Find help to get the best Massachusetts wedding photographer to capture your day.

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  • Wedding Videography

    In the days of smartphones, most brides realize the benefits of video, specifically that it allows you and future generations to be able to relive your wedding moments.

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  • Transportation

    Limos offer a luxurious way to arrive to weddings. Discover types of wedding transportation and ways to save on MA wedding transportation.

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When planning your Massachusetts wedding reception, keep in mind that your wedding reception and catering will account for approximately half your wedding budget. Location of venue and taste of the food should be carefully considered. Find Massachusetts wedding venue locations that match your personality. If you two are ski lovers or nature lovers, opt for a wedding North of Boston; beach days and barbeques more your style? Consider South of Boston or Cape Cod.

Decor and interior style are also very important. Decor, such as linens and lighting, to transform the interior can be an added expense - sometimes minimal, sometimes lavish depending on your venue and your tastes! Be sure to ask if your reception site can provide these additional services or if you may hire an outside wedding professional. Decor can dazzle your guests all while showcasing your couple style. Remember,too, that wedding flowers can also make a show-stopping impact! Try to visit the wedding venues when they are decorated and set up for a wedding to help envision your wedding day. Visiting a venue in it's bare state may turn you away (think: bare back chairs, plain white linens). When decorated with colorful table linens and chair covers, elegant place settings, lush floral centerpieces, romantic lighting - well, it can make all the difference and turn the venue into an inspirational MA wedding reception!