Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Laguna Beach Wedding

Getting married in Southern California? Ever consider a beach wedding?

Southern California is known for its beaches and spectacular sunsets, so why not take advantage of the beauty and have your destination wedding on one of California's many beaches?

This post will focus on Laguna Beach, which is an hours-drive south of Los Angeles. Laguna Beach has a lovely coastline, and is perfect for a casual beach ceremony or a more elegant wedding at one of its fine resorts.

If you're considering a destination wedding and aren't concerned with cost, consider the Surf and Sand Resort, 1555 South Coast Highway. Their phone number is 888.869.7569. They have a private beach and ocean-front rooms with spectacular views. Their Grand Pelican Ballroom can host receptions of up to 250 people, or provide an intimate sit down dinner wedding reception with dance floor for up to 160 people.

I've never had a wedding at the Surf and Sand, but have stayed there numerous times and have never been disappointed. It's certainly a place to consider if you're looking for a beach wedding.

Tuesday, May 30, 2006

Southern California Weddings - Disneyland

You loved going there as a kid. Okay, let's face it, you love going there as an adult. It's magical. It's happy. It's Disneyland! What better way to celebrate the magic of your new life together than plan a Disneyland Wedding?

Disneyland weddings include a magical ceremony and a creative reception that you can’t find any place else on earth. You won’t have to stress over the details. Like Cinderella, you can have your very own God Mother to take care of the details – although in this case, it will actually be a fairy God Wedding Planner.

Disneyland weddings are not last minute events. The planning stage starts one year before the date of the wedding with a meeting with the Disney wedding planner, a site tour, and a selection of the possible locations for the wedding. Eleven months before the big day, the letter of agreement must be signed and returned with a deposit. At ten months, announcements are mailed out to the guests who are to be invited.

Eight months before the big day, the planning steps up. Planning sessions are held by phone or in person with the wedding planner, and ceremony and reception event orders are prepared. Everything starts falling into place, and the planning continues until one month before the big day. Final payments are due thirty days before the wedding date, and the final guest count is due four days before the wedding is to take place.

Everything is planned with your input, and all of the details are handled without any stress being placed on the happy couple. Flowers, invitations, and catering are all included. After a ceremony that will live in your memory forever, you and your new spouse will enjoy the reception of your dreams.

The reception will be handled by a white gloved staff, complete with elegant resort table settings, a head table, floor length linens, and place cards. Your wedding cake will be magical, as only Disneyland could create, selected by you from a variety of choices.

There are also honeymoon packages available at all of the Disneyland Resorts. From start to finish, your Disneyland wedding will have all of your dreams coming true, so you and your spouse can start your road to happily ever after.

One caveat--start your planning early. Disneyland is a very popular place for a wedding, so you must make your reservations well in advance.

Friday, May 26, 2006

California Destination Wedding

Welcome to California Wedding. The purpose of this site is to introduce you to all the wonderful places in California to get married. Future posts will include Southern California (Los Angeles, Laguna Beach, San Diego), Central California and Northern California (San Francisco, Monterey). California is the place where dreams turn to gold. What better place to start your new life together?