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The Crystal Ballroom at Veranda

The Secret to Wedding Planning for the Wedding You Want

Wedding Planning at Crystal Ballroom

It's your wedding day, a moment everyone will remind you of. However, traditions, opinions, and budget constraints can sometimes hinder planning your wedding exactly how you envision it. At our core, we believe your special day should be nothing short of perfection. That's why we're sharing some insider tips and secrets to help you plan the wedding you truly desire.

Wedding Planning at Crystal Ballroom

Choosing Your Wedding Party

There are no set rules when it comes to the size of your wedding party. Whether you envision a large celebration or an intimate gathering, it's entirely acceptable to plan your wedding party according to your preferences. Don't let anyone pressure you into including more or fewer bridesmaids and groomsmen than you desire. Even in a larger wedding, not everyone will be part of the wedding party, and this selection process can sometimes lead to hurt feelings. Handle these situations delicately by finding other meaningful roles for those who aren't part of the wedding party to ensure they feel included. Consider offering them VIP seating in a reserved section to make them feel special. Always prioritize choosing close friends and supportive family members for your wedding party roles, rather than selecting based solely on avoiding hurt feelings.

Wedding Planning at Crystal Ballroom

Wedding Planning for Your Dream Dress

Planning a wedding can be a costly affair. As we meticulously budget for our big day, we often find ourselves making compromises. However, your wedding day shouldn't involve any sacrifices. Surveys among brides consistently highlight the significance of the wedding dress as a pivotal element of the day, one that should make you feel stunning and glamorous. The good news is, you can have it all without breaking the bank. A simple secret to successful wedding planning lies in hosting your event at an all-inclusive wedding venue. This choice can save you thousands, freeing up more budget for the luxurious dress you've always envisioned.

Smart Budgeting for Your Wedding

Your wedding budget guides many decisions, but it shouldn't mean compromising on your dreams. Opting for an all-inclusive venue covers essentials like furnishings, chinaware, linens, and decor, allowing you to reallocate funds toward other essential aspects such as live flowers, catering, the cake, and entertainment.

Creating Your Wedding Dream Team

Assembling your wedding team involves selecting vendors who will bring your vision to life. Key players include the officiant, caterer, photographer, florist, and entertainment providers. Additional services like videography, hair and makeup artists, live streaming, musicians, and specialty acts can enhance your day. Leverage your venue's preferred vendor list for trusted professionals who often offer discounted rates, maximizing your budget for the wedding experience you truly desire.

Wedding Planning at Crystal Ballroom

Planning Your Wedding with Professional Assistance

While not everyone opts to hire a wedding planner due to financial constraints or personal choice, research indicates that only approximately 30% of brides do so. This means that roughly 70% of brides embark on the task of planning one of the most significant events of their lives on their own. However, this DIY approach can pose risks on your big day and add unnecessary stress to the planning process. Wedding planning should ideally be a joyful experience, a chance to bond with your partner, and create cherished memories with loved ones. Whether you decide to engage a wedding planner or not, it's crucial to alleviate stress by considering an all-inclusive wedding venue. Here, you can collaborate with designers and planners to choose your theme, colors, and decor, allowing your imagination to flourish in the design studio as expert designers bring your dream wedding to fruition.

Wedding Planning at Crystal Ballroom

Crystal Ballroom at Veranda

Experience Luxury at Crystal Ballroom at Veranda, an exquisite wedding venue nestled in the heart of Orlando's stunning landscape. Transform your dreams into a fairy tale with the industry's finest offerings. This idyllic venue boasts a comprehensive package, providing all furnishings, decor, and chinaware necessary for a lavish three-course meal. Tailor your wedding experience from ceremony to reception, complete with romantic rose petal-strewn aisles, enchanting dancing on a cloud effects, a magical sparkler exit, professional banquet staff, dedicated food managers, and an attentive day-of event coordinator. Immerse yourself in an exceptional bar service and a refined dining experience, elevating your celebration to new heights. Let your creativity thrive at Crystal Ballroom at Veranda as you step onto the red carpet into a ballroom meticulously designed to reflect your unique style and vision.


We invite you to discover the
Crystal Ballroom difference found in the unparalleled elegance and uniqueness written into the design of each of our venues. The themes are as limitless as your imagination.

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