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Five reasons why every couple should hire a wedding planner

Your wedding day is naturally one of the best days of your life. It consists of all of the little (and big) things that represent you as a couple, a day for all of your friends and loved ones to enjoy and one that you’ll remember forever. There are so many aspects that you need ... Read More »

Wedding planning: things you can do yourself and things you should not

Everyone wants to save a bit of money on their wedding and DIY projects are a great way to do just that. However, there are certain things that you should simply leave to the professionals. Don’t DIY: 1. Your Photos. This cannot be stressed enough. Far too many couples have hired a cousin or friend ... Read More »

Wedding planners make your day go smoothly

Southern Scotland’s Gretna Green has been the runaway wedding destination for couples for centuries. The city of Elkton, Maryland was the hotspot for eloping American couples throughout the 1920s and 1930s. And who can forget the popularity of Niagara Falls and Las Vegas for destination weddings since the days of the infamous Rat Pack? A ... Read More »

Wedding planning 101 – creating your perfect day!

Once you’ve had the proposal accepted and get to show off the ring, it’s time to start planning. Before you jump right in to booking venues and selecting dresses and formal wear, there is some pre-planning you should do to make the rest of your planning go smoothly and stay on budget. Brainstorm: Set aside ... Read More »

Wedding day activities on the Coast

Weddings are for making memories, for the bridal couple and the members of their wedding party. If you are getting married on the Coast, here are our most popular suggestions to stay calm and relaxed before the wedding: 1. Walk the greens. Golf is always a safe bet for a group activity – whether you’re ... Read More »

Sunshine Coast Wedding Fair on Saturday

Coastal Weddings and Events is excited to present “Inspirations” – The Sunshine Coast Wedding Fair on Saturday, January 21, 2017, from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Sechelt Indian Band Hall (5532 Xweus Avenue, Sechelt, BC). From inspiring décor and fashion displays to innovative ideas and set ups, “Inspirations” provides the engaged couple with ... Read More »

Big Day inspirations at Wedding Fair

With many engagements happening over the holidays, the Wedding fair on January 16th is perfect timing for newly engaged couples wondering how to start planning their weddings on the Sunshine Coast. This year’s show is almost full with over 30 wedding professional to help with everything from wedding planning to photography and of course wedding ... Read More »

Start planning ahead for your big day

Starting anywhere from one year to nine months ahead… Announce engagement/publish engagement photo in The Local Select wedding date Hire Wedding Planner/Consultant/Coordinator Determine type of wedding, location, theme, # of guests Determine budget and how expenses will be shared Buy a Wedding Planning guide/daytimer Develop a record-keeping system for payments Create a working guest list ... Read More »

Wedding Fair will have it all

The team at Coastal Weddings and Events together with a team of Sunshine Coast businesses including Rent it Canada, The Rainbow Room, In Tents Rentals and over 20 other exhibitors are coming together for a bridal fair and fashion show on Saturday January 17th, from 11am – 4pm at the Sechelt Band Hall behind McDonalds (fashion ... Read More »

What you need to know to plan a wedding menu

One of the main issues, and a major expense, in planning a wedding is feeding the guests. When it comes to choosing a caterer or planning a menu, Lina Jakobs from the Bonniebrook Lodge lists a number of factors you will need to keep in mind when approaching a venue for information. First, have a ... Read More »

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