Thursday, February 4, 2010

The Non Traditional Bride....

Let’s face it weddings are not what they used to be according to tradition….of course there is nothing wrong with having a traditional wedding, but these days many brides are looking for something different…..something to stand out!

A Non Traditional Bride may wear a colored gown, carry feathers, opt for donations instead of favors, forgo Cake for a dessert buffet etc…

Theme Weddings are becoming more and more popular
Favorite Sports Teams, Video Games, Hollywood, Retro, Western you name it!!!

Theme Weddings can take place at a standard venue with precise planning or at a completely out of the Ordinary venue!

Here are some out of the box venue locations local to RI:

Fenway Park

Kempenaar’s Clambake Club –

12 Acres Pavilion -

Fort Adams -

Here are a few locations that are standard venues that give off a very unique feel:

Newport Mansions – with a variety of Mansions to choose from they are sure to fit a formal themed Wedding!!!

Newport Yachting Center – Nothing like being right on the water in the Heart of Newport!

Easton’s Rotunda 1st Beach - Provides a Great setting for a Beach themed wedding, and the carousel makes for some great pictures!!!

Federal Reserve – Gives a magnificent vibe in a historic Bank!!

Crystal Lake Golf Club – Crystal Lake is the perfect location in Northern RI for any couple that has family coming from MA or CT, it is centrally located. Crystal Lake offers serveral Ceremony locations onsite including guest transportation to ceremony by Golf Cart or BOAT!!!

There are just way too many to list…….

There are many options for the Non Traditional Bride, this post covers more about Venues. I will break this topic up over a few different posts featuring non traditional stationary, food,dresses etc…..Stay tuned

Don't forget to reserve chair covers at the special rate of $2.75 thru 2/14

Let me know if there is any Non Traditional Topic you want to know more about!!!

Till next time,


  1. my wedding reception is at Twelve acres it is absolutley beautiful there!!

  2. LOVE the non-traditional idea... especially since it's not a "first wedding" for either one of us!! Yet another GREAT blog!!