Restaurant ceremony inspiration pics? Ceremony location fell through.

posted 5 months ago in Ceremony
Post # 2
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2016 - Lola's Trailer Park

I had to change my entire wedding location (ceremony/reception) a month out from our wedding so I totally get the bummer! We ended up using a little dive bar DH and I go to see bands perform at. It just so happened they had built an outdoor stage and new patio area and the owner gave us full run of the whole place. I ended up loving it more than our original place.

It was nothing fancy, but we aren’t fancy people so it worked out just fine for us.

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Post # 3
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2017

Try parks, museums, historic courthouses, and botanical gardens. They sometimes are much more flexible. I almost had my ceremony at an art museum, but we were concerned that the exhibits might be a little risque.

Post # 4
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Bumble bee

We had both our ceremony and our reception at a restaurant and it was awesome! We moved out to the patio for a cocktail hour while they flipped the room and it worked out so well–plus, the food was amazing!  I think it was perfect!  I’m sorry about your change of plans but sure hope it all works out for you — the space you are describing sounds really cool!

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Post # 7
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Bumble bee

nearlyscottish :  That is going to be epic, trust me!  I can picture it.  Plus, so many of my guests said how much they loved having everything in one place – vs. having to move their cars between ceremony and reception locations. It just made for a nice, easy, fun day for everyone!

Post # 11
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2016

nearlyscottish :  That room looks awesome!!! I have to agree with PPs, this might end up working out better than your first plans!

Post # 12
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Bumble bee

nearlyscottish :  I think this is going to be a blessing in disguise!  And I also think restaurant weddings are going to start being the new trend 🙂

Post # 13
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Bumble bee

Wanted to add one more thing.  And aisle runner can make all the difference in making a restaurant space feel more like a traditional ceremony space….highly recommend getting one!

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Post # 15
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2014

nearlyscottish :  These aren’t my photos, we didn’t get pro pix, but we had it at a restaurant and I freakin’ LOVED it! We had our ceremony in this same room and then basically turned around to have a champagne toast, drinks, and order dinner! So intimate and wonderful.

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