There are many reasons couples choose the size of their wedding reception. Sometimes it has to do with culture or tradition. More often it has to do with cost. Whatever your reasons are, there will be pros and cons to both a big and small wedding.
When deciding on a small wedding, the largest obstacle you most likely will face is keeping your list to a minimum. Leaving people off the list can sometimes become a sticky situation as some potential friends or family will not understand how they did not make the cut. On the bright side, there will be more venue options, lower costs, a more intimate reception, and overall less work.
He asked and you said YES? Congratulations to both! It's an exciting but trying time for all of this planning with some uncertainty as well.
So you've tackled the major task of coordinating the main vendors for the big day, asked your besties to stand by your side and found the dress of your dreams. Now it’s time to plan the bridal shower.
Although you are an invited guest and are very excited for the bride-to-be, we have most had the same internal eyeroll when it comes time to open all of the wrapped gifts. You know how many things you have to do once you leave the bridal shower and wish somehow this process could speed along. On the other side, the bride-to-be is excited about receiving many of her registered gifts and can feel disappointed when her guests are chit-chatting and not giving her the undivided attention in her limelight.
A recent trend has taken way that avoids both sides of this very situation. Although a bit less traditional, it may be time to consider a display bridal shower.
The wedding industry has been one of the hardest hit by the coronavirus lockdown. If you're hysterically crying into your dress wondering when you'll be able to walk down the aisle, you're not alone. Many couples have postponed their 2020 weddings until 2021 or beyond.
At DeCarlo’s Banquet Center, we understand how important it is to celebrate the arrival of your newborn baby! With not much time to lose, DeCarlo’s is ready to plan your upcoming baby shower. We make this process simple for you, so you don’t need to worry about the ins-and-outs of catering halls or booking a caterer. Planning a baby shower can be an overwhelming endeavor; however, DeCarlo’s has some ideas for you to check out below!
If you are reading this blog article, you are most likely one of the many couples considering the reality of your upcoming nuptials. We completely understand what you are feeling. Weddings take time, effort, and money to be able to put together. Not only is this time unprecedented and stressful for you, but it can also be heart-wrenching knowing your wedding can be compromised.
While the world takes the COVID-19 pandemic by storm, businesses are having to try their best to stay afloat and work through it. Considering all the preventative measures, our team at DeCarlo’s Banquet Center want to make sure you put your health and safety first. With that being said, this unprecedented time has taken a toll on many aspects of our lives. One, in particular, is celebrating what is supposed to be the best day of your life: your wedding.
It’s not exactly breakfast; it’s not exactly lunch. Brunch presents a few differences from the traditional three-meal-a-day regimen. Many people say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But we beg to differ! Who says combining breakfast and lunch into one super meal can’t give you the bountiful energy you need for the day? Absolutely no one!
Whether you love it or can’t stand it, Valentine’s Day will be approaching, and the New Year is now in full swing! And whether you have this Valentine’s Day planned or not, one of the things you’re probably thinking about is what to get your partner this year. With so many options out there, it can be hard to decide. DeCarlo’s Banquet Center is here to help you this year!
Congratulations! You and your loved one are tying the knot, and DeCarlo’s wants to thank you for considering our local wedding catering services to help celebrate your special occasion. Since 1969, we have proudly served the community by hosting weddings, anniversaries, graduations and other special occasions. Yet, even though our values are based on a long-standing tradition, we know how important it is to stay relevant to current trends.
Are you planning to pop the question to your loved one soon? Well, what other time to do it than during the magical time of the holiday season? DeCarlo’s Banquet Center knows that the holidays are a special time for many people. So, we want to help you decide the perfect engagement that you will remember for a lifetime!
We’re ringing in the new year in style! After being in business for the last 50 years, DeCarlo’s Banquet Center decided to throw a big milestone celebration along with this year’s New Year’s Eve festivities. Guests can expect live entertainment, plenty of delicious food, a premium bar, and a classic champagne toast when the clock strikes midnight.
It’s that time of year again! While the holiday season won’t commence for a few more weeks, it’s a good idea to plan your catering needs in advance.
When planning for a holiday party, you can choose to have the party at home, make it a more formal gathering in a restaurant, or decide to go all out and throw a large catered event at one of our banquet halls.
DeCarlo’s Banquet & Convention Center is hosting an autumnal Oktoberfest to celebrate all things fall! All the proceeds of our celebration will benefit the Knights of Columbus Installation of State Leadership 2020.
A milestone wedding anniversary is absolutely something to celebrate. The honored couple managed to trudge through the “for better or worse” for one, five, ten, twenty-five or fifty years. When reaching the 50 or half a century mark, a party is most likely in order. These are legacies that can't be measured in material possessions, but rather the lives they have touched through their marriage.
Planning an exciting and memorable family reunion is a challenge whether you plan on having a dozen cousins or hundreds of extended family members. It takes time, organizational skills and some creativity to ensure that your guests will have a great time. We’ve provided a few steps below to help make this reunion process a little more seamless.