Ahh, the wedding reception! The party, the celebration, the event most enjoyed by all! A well-planned and accurately budgeted wedding reception will allow everyone to relax and have a good time, including the bride and groom. It’s never too early to determine your wedding reception location!

Wedding Receptions

If your ceremony will be a traditional event held in a church, you may wish to host your reception at another facility. The ideal wedding reception venue will have facilities that allow your out-of-town guests to reserve overnight accommodations as conveniently close as possible. Many reception venues that also offer lodging accommodations will have wedding package rates for both the wedding party members and guests alike. This usually includes wedding night deluxe or superior accommodations for the bride and groom as well.

From wedding favors and wedding reception decoration ideas to liquor guides and bar options, this section is a great resource for all of your reception planning needs. Flowers will make the occasion special. offers outstanding floral arrangements for your weddings.

Country Weddings offers an Order of Events guide as well as some great money saving Tips & Tricks to help you host an affordable wedding reception.

If you plan on having a destination wedding, be sure to check out the reception by state guide for great state-based wedding reception recommendations.