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Wedding Reception

The wedding reception is where the party really starts. It's where you and your guests will celebrate your 'I dos' with drinking, dancing, mixing and mingling. Find out how to choose the best venue for you, plan your reception timeline, and of course, how to choose the menu.

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6 Ways to Serve Bacon at Your Wedding
Food & Beverage
Bacon is downright delicious and deserves a spot on your wedding menu. Here are a few of our favourite ways to serve it.
5 Ways to Cut Wedding Cake Costs
Cake & Sweets
Worried about how much your wedding cake will cost you? Use these money saving tips when ordering yours.
6 Trendy Ice Cream Sandwiches to Serve at Your Wedding
Cake & Sweets
Forget about serving plain old ice cream cones at your wedding, these ice cream sammys will take your dessert menu to the next level.
10 Vegan-Friendly Hors D’Oeuvres to Serve at Your Wedding
Food & Beverage
Here are a few of our favourite plant-based appetizers that’ll get all of your guests’ mouths watering.
Dessert Display Shopping List
Cake & Sweets
Your dessert table needs more than just a cake stand and some linens. Here’s everything that should be on your checklist.
Where to Get a Vegan Wedding Cake in Vancouver
Cake & Sweets
On the hunt for an egg and dairy-free confection for your wedding day? Here’s where to go in Vancouver.
5 DIY Dessert Stations to Have at Your Wedding
Cake & Sweets
Want to make dessert a little more interesting at your wedding? Add one or two of these sweet stations.
5 DIY Drink Stations to Have at Your Wedding
Food & Beverage
From boozy brunch beverages to trendy detox drinks, you’ve got plenty of options to serve your guests.
5 Ways to Create a Healthier Wedding Menu
Food & Beverage
Trying to cut calories without sacrificing flavour? Here are some tips for crafting your wedding menu.
10 Kid-Friendly Snacks to Serve at Your Wedding’s Cocktail Hour
Food & Beverage
The last thing you want at your wedding is a handful of hangry kiddies. Here are some of our favourite child-friendly eats to keep everyone happy before dinner is served.
How to Decide Where to Sit at Your Wedding Reception
Speeches & Traditions
Can’t decide where you, the guests of honour, should sit during your meal? Here’s a breakdown of your options to help you decide.
How to Choose Your Wedding Location
Places to Celebrate
When it comes to planning your wedding, one of the first steps is deciding where you’re going to get married. There are lots of options, but you’ll have to decide which works best for you and your future spouse.
9 Trendy Wedding Cake Designs for Every Style
Cake & Sweets
A custom wedding cake design is great for showcasing your personality at the reception and incorporating a few trends into your decor. If you’re not sure exactly what type of cake you want, check out some of our favourite designs here.
5 Reception Meal Serving Styles
Food & Beverage
Unsure of what kind of serving style you should have at your reception? We’ve broken down the top 5 serving styles for you! Read below and find out which will work best for your wedding day:
7 Wedding Desserts for The Sweet Tooth Couple
Cake & Sweets
Are you looking for an alternative to the typical wedding cake for your big day? Well we’ve got your back! Here are 7 of our favorite desserts that will appeal to any sweet tooth!
Planning Your Reception Menu
Food & Beverage
The menu is not something you can throw together as an after-thought. Here are a few things to think about while putting together the perfect menu.