The Spring 2020 Event Season in the Age of Social Distancing: One Venue’s Perspective

When Governor Wolf announced a shutdown of all “event venues” in Montgomery County last Thursday in the first of many such announcements intended to slow the contagion of the COVID-19 virus, I watched his announcement on Facebook Live, waiting for the client and caterer to arrive for the event that was planned at the Merion…

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PartySpace’s Best of Venues Award highlights the year’s most sought-after venues. From Delaware County to the Baltimore harbor and the beaches of Key West, these were the most popular wedding and events venues of 2019. Philadelphia The Gables at Chadds Ford PineCrest Country Club Colonial Dames Photo by Mason Photography John James Audobon Center APPLEFORD…

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How to Announce Your Engagement Over the Holidays

Photo by Jonathan Daniels on Unsplash Your new fiancé (or fiancée) plus holiday gatherings, plus distant aunts, great-greats, half and twice-removed cousins equals the perfect opportunity to announce your engagement. It also equals a huge potential for awkward moments. But you can shake off any awkwardness and make the announcement a highlight of the holiday season…

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Just Engaged! A Surprise Proposal in Fitler Square

“One Sunday morning, Kristen and I decided to go look at rings and a month later, we were engaged!”   Even before they were engaged, Kristen and Graeme had many friends in common. However, their initial connection hinged on a dating app. Kristen liked a photo on Graeme’s Hinge profile and then, it was Graeme’s…

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Planning A Proposal? Here’s How to ‘Capture Yes Forever’

Proposal planning can be hard. With engagement season kicking off, we thought we’d bring in a proposal pro. That’s why our guest contributor this week is Lori, a surprise proposal professional at RingShot Photography. Their business is 100% proposal and engagement shoots in the Philadelphia area. Read on for expert proposal planning advice.   Congratulations,…

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6 Inspiring Venues for A Halloween Wedding in Philadelphia

If wedding planning is making you batty, we’ve curated a list of Philadelphia wedding venues to consider for you and your boo’s Halloween wedding. Here are some unique event spaces to scream about. Keep reading if you dare, but beware, you won’t be able to resist. I know what you’re thinking… C’mon, Buck’s County’s Fonthill…

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5 Seductive Wedding Venues For the Scorpio You Love

Extreme, intense, misunderstood Scorpio, a sign ruled by Mars—the Roman god of war— and brooding Pluto—the god of the Underworld. Emotions run deep in these passionate individuals, so your wedding venue should entice and romance. Express your passion for each other in true Scorpio fashion. Since the Seven-Symboled Scorpio is hard to pin down, we’ve…

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Feline Something Different? Paws-ibly A Cat Cafe?

Our own resident marketing & business development pro Dawn Mitchell headed down to Philly’s cutest cat cafe with her daughter Madison Mitchell. Madison was so impressed, she just had to share her experience at this unique party space!     If you’re feline like a latte fun for your bridal shower or intimate wedding; why…

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