Venue Walkthrough: Belvedere Events & Banquets (10)

Today we’ll be taking a virtual tour of Belvedere Events & Banquets located in Elk Grove Village, IL and our tour guide is, Jodi, Belvedere’s event coordinator! Enjoy:

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Belvedere is a stunningly elegant venue where the atmosphere and service create lasting memories. We offer our guests the very best facilities and a caring, capable staff. You will find every aspect of your event planning experience at Belvedere to surpass expectation. Step into Belvedere Events & Banquets and open your mind to the subtle elegance of what our facility has to offer you on your wedding day. For the best in wedding venues, Belvedere offers an elegant wedding reception facility that none other has achieved in this industry. From the soft sounds of the cascading fountain to the simple elegance of mosaic tiles displayed throughout, our wedding venue will amaze. We offer mosaic fountains, marble fireplaces, outdoor patios and a lobby bar.

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Hello Lovelies! Today we’re taking you on a virtual tour of JW Marriott Las Vegas Resort & Spa and our tour guide is Donna Quichocho, the hotel’s event specialist. Enjoy!

Tell us a bit about your venue:

Our award-winning venue represents “Simple Elegance” including our 54 acres of lush grounds and serene sounds of waterfalls throughout the property. We have five formal wedding locations for indoor and outdoor ceremonies and the most passionate group of event staff who are absolutely dedicated to making the bride and groom’s day unforgettable. Our team works with each client one-on-one to meet their specific needs, wants, unique themes, etc. We also offer everything the bride and groom need here on the property down to the elegant guestrooms, restaurants for their rehearsal dinner and bridal brunch, cabanas at our amazing pool, special bridal packages at Spa Aquae, several indoor or outdoor wedding venues, valet parking and more.

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Welcome to another lovely Venue Walkthrough! Today we’ll be exploring the oh-so-chic Space 1858, located in Chicago, IL. Here’s more from MK Meador, the Event Manager of Space 1858:

Space 1858 is a clean, bright, lofty storefront space on Grand Avenue. We are the ideal affordable space for intimate gatherings and smaller events – ideally for parties with 50-75 guests. Our space is the perfect spot for more creative, DIY events and we encourage event hosts to be hands-on with their event and their decor.

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Venue Walkthrough: The Brewery

Welcome to another venue walkthrough! Today we’re taking a virtual tour of The Brewery in London and our tour guide is Amelie, the Brewery’s event planner. Enjoy:

Tell us a bit about your venue:

With the emphasis on personality and originality, The Brewery is in the heart of the City, with a great range of adaptable spaces and a character that sets us apart from other London venues.
Our wedding licence covers every room within our venue and allows us to host your wedding ceremony and reception on-site for between 40 and 1,000 guests.

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Venue Walkthrough: Salisbury House And Gardens (10)

Today we’re here with Bonnie B. for a walkthrough of the gorgeous venue Salisbury House And Gardens, located in Des Moines, Iowa. Enjoy!

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Salisbury House was built from 1923-1928 as the family home of cosmetic magnate, Carl Weeks. The home consists of Tudor stone work, Gothic arches and Carolean brickwork and was inspired by the King’s House in Salisbury, England. The stately interior offers exquisite architectural detail with intricate woodwork, leaded glass windows and 42 rooms filled with rare and historic collections.  The majestic house is nestled atop picturesque gardens that are encased by serene woodlands, providing an intimate setting for indoor or outdoor ceremonies and receptions.

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Venue Walkthrough: IJORERE Atelier

IJORERE Atelier is an elegant event space located in Elgin, IL.  I just love all of the exotic details!

Opening IJORERE Atelier seemed like an inevitable path for me. For the past 15 years I’ve been in the design and construction industry. Architecture will always be my first love, so I knew, whatever I got my hands into, would ultimately involve creative designing. While working as an architect, I ran a couture stationery business called IJORERE The Invitation Inc.

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Venue Walkthrough: HMS Warrior 1860

Image credit: Simon J Coulson

Venue Walkthrough: HMS Warrior 1860 Image credit: Simon J Coulson

The HMS Warrior 1860 is a beautifully restored naval ship located in Portsmouth, England, and would the perfect venue for your nautical themed wedding! Enjoy this venue walkthrough:

HMS Warrior is the only surviving example remaining of the 45 Royal Navy iron hull ships built between 1861 and 1877, otherwise collectively known as the ‘Black Battlefleet’.

Venue Walkthrough: HMS Warrior 1860

Image credit: Simon J Coulson

Venue Walkthrough: HMS Warrior 1860Image credit: Simon J Coulson

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Venue Walkthrough: SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel in Pismo Beach

Today we’re sharing a collection of photos taken at the gorgeous SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel, located in Pismo Beach, CA — nostaligic for me since I went to university in San Luis Obispo, a hop-skip-and-jump away! The ocean views are simply breathtaking.

About the venue:

Discover a captivating oceanfront setting for an unforgettable wedding. This winter, the SeaCrest OceanFront Hotel in Pismo Beach will be offering 50% off your entire wedding package as well as discounted group block rates for you and your guests, starting at just $99, for weddings held November 2013 through March 2014!

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Venue Walkthrough: The Veranda @ The Whitcomb in St. Joseph, Michigan (1)

Gorgeous venue alert! The collection of images here are all taken at the stunning Veranda @ The Whitcomb, located in St. Joseph, Michigan. Love the versatility of the space, from the beautiful columns to the gorgeous windows (with beach views of Lake Michigan!)

About the venue:

The Veranda @ The Whitcomb is Southwest Michigan’s premier lake-view event venue. Commanding a scenic panorama on the bluff in downtown St. Joseph, Michigan, The Veranda is the ideal location for beautiful weddings.

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Can you hear the church bells ring? I can! First Presbyterian Church of Portland Oregon is a glorious venue that is magical with a traditional touch. I absolutely adore this venue!


Photo by Portland Oregon Photographer Craig Mitchelldyer

First Presbyterian Church, one of the oldest and largest churches in downtown Portland, Oregon, is a stunning and ornate setting for your wedding ceremony! The church, modeled after the New Railroad Station in Worcester, Massachusetts, was completed in 1890 and designated a National Historic Landmark on April 8, 1970.

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