The Royal wedding is hours away and the team at Longwood Venues is full of excitement. While our venues are fully booked with our own royals that day we want to make sure you have ideas to throw the best Royal Wedding Watch Party this side of the pond. With Prince Harry and Meghan Markle following up what currently holds the title of Royal wedding of the century, you know this weekend is going to
The most exciting two minutes in sports is right around the corner and we want to help you pull off a Kentucky Derby themed event. The Kentucky Derby has been held annually at Churchill Downs since 1875. The race is the longest continually run sporting event in the United States. If that isn’t enough of a reason to throw a party, think of the mint juleps! Key Elements of Throwing the perfect Kentucky Derby themed
Congratulations, you said YES! Our sales and event experts at Longwood Venues want to make your planning as easy and fun as possible so we have put together a list of the top five things to consider when selecting your wedding location. We want to make sure you have the inside scoop on all things venue before you begin planning the day of your dreams. Not only does your venue, food and beverage end up constructing
The 2017 holiday party line up in Boston and Newport are among the best we’ve ever seen. We are honored to collaborate with some of the top meeting planners and corporations in the country. Since the Longwood goal is to have your guests raving about your party long into the new year the pressure is on to bring you the latest and greatest in holiday entertaining. Our team has hand-picked just a few of their
You will never stumble upon this vintage wedding dress haven when walking around NYC’s Chelsea neighborhood. You need to be in the know. There is no sign outside. The only clue is a vintage dress hanging from a 2nd floor window when the boutique is open. If you are searching for a vintage wedding dress for yourself or for vintage dresses for your bridesmaids, make an appointment. If you are just in a mood for something glamorous
We’ve fallen head over heels for these gorgeous custom henna inspired Indian wedding cakes designed and created by Sandy Patangay, the owner of Crème Delicious based in New York City. For the bride & groom planning an Indian Wedding, these cakes might be the perfect complement to the extravaganza. The rich and saturated colors of her designs, along with the ornate embellishments including edible baubles, are sure to make an impression in even the most lavish settings. Each
For the sun-kissed bride, the perfect beach ready dress can be hard to find. Getting married by the ocean? You might want to consider a dress that is light-weight and that breathes. Look for fabrics like cotton and jersey, after all, nothing is worse than feeling overheated on your wedding day (and you’ll avoid looking shiny and sweaty). In our experience, simple styles stand out against nature’s gorgeous backdrop. Choosing a beach wedding dress that’s
A you a summer Bride? It is time to put the finishing touches on your nautical and beach wedding cake. If you’ll be celebrating with toes in the sand or throwing a ocean-front bash, we’ve got just the inspiration you might be looking for. For the beach bound bride & groom, take a look at these nautical and beach wedding cake designs to steer your imagination. Go full steam ahead with a nautical themed wedding
It is true: the camera loves balloons! To add color and flair to your bridal photos, consider a balloon. Then multiply it by as many as you want – and let them free in the reception room. You can’t go wrong. Perfect for wedding receptions in all venues, indoor (veronique, state room) and outdoor (belle mer), any season, any weather. Amy Atlas, famous for her monochromatic dessert tables, loves them too!
Leaving them naked is very much appropriate. At Belle Mer, chairs have beautiful, pearlescent ivy cushions. At State Room, guests are seated on chic, chocolate brown leather cushions. However, sometimes more is more. Belle Mer – just coming out of the ocean’s foam. State Room – so elegant and simple. Alden Castle – ruffles, romance, chiffon, damask.