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15 Aug

Top 12 Wedding Inspiration Blogs

Can I confess something. . . . I am SO glad Pinterest was not around 9 years ago when I got married! For all of you currently planning your wedding, are you using Pinterest? I personally think I would have been so overwhelmed, and I also think there really is such a thing as too […]

11 Aug

Ditch The Typical Evening Wedding For Something More Unique

When you think of a typical wedding ceremony and reception, you probably think of an evening affair. A delicious dinner, open bar, and packed dancefloor. . . am I right? Did you know there is a new wedding trend that’s going to shake this whole perception up? Have you ever considered a morning wedding followed […]

28 Jul

10 Wedding Day Must-Dos

Let’s get real, the day leading up to your wedding day can be hectic. Even with the experts here at Venue at the Grove to make your day run smoothly, the days before can seem crazy. This is why it’s a good idea to come up with a check list to keep everything organized and […]

25 Jul

How to Honor a Deceased Loved One on your Wedding Day

Special life milestones can be difficult for those who have lost loved ones, especially at weddings. In a perfect world every family member and friend could be with you on your special day, and sometimes that’s just not reality. If you have someone that you wish could be present at your nuptials, but physically they […]

30 Jun

Excuse Us While We #HumbleBrag Real Quick

Here at Venue at the Grove, we’re always ahead of the curve, and so is our fearless leader, Abigail Olaya. This trendsetter not only has her finger on the pulse of what’s happening in the wedding industry as a whole, but she’s always keeping an eye out for what’s coming next in Phoenix, specifically. And […]

28 Jun

7 Way to Create A Vows Keepsake

You have written these beautiful words to each other in your vows, your promises to one another for the rest of your lives, and then the wedding is over and you hope to remember them. But truth is, life happens and those beautiful words can get lost in the memories of your wedding day. But, […]

31 May

A Summer Citrus Wedding

Venue at the Grove is located right smack dab in the middle of a pecan grove. . . . if you have ever seen ANY pictures of our property, you see trees, lots of pecan trees! We also have several citrus trees on our property, that make amazing photo opportunities. To most of the country, […]

27 May

7 Ways To Keep Guests From Breaking A Summer Sweat

Well. . . it’s here. . . summer. The time of year when most fly, or wish they could fly out of the valley of the sun. For many, having a wedding during the summer would be unheard of, but with the shade of our trees and our distance from the concrete jungle, summer weddings can be quite […]

16 May

Do You Need to Send A Save the Date?

Many of you who are getting married in the fall might be considering sending out save the dates to your guests. So what are save the dates and do you have to send them? Since wedding invitations are traditionally sent out about 6 weeks before your wedding, a save the date can be sent in […]

29 Apr

15 Unique Table Number Alternatives

Every once in awhile a couple will ask us if we think open seating or assigned tables is best for their wedding guests. Although both have pros and cons, assigned seating logistically makes the best flow for the event. Open seating can create chaos, and usually entails guests dragging chairs around and overcrowding tables. Our […]