Weddings are traditionally a celebration of two people coming together in matrimony. As is often the case, one-size-fits-all definitions do not apply and wedding celebrations are many times a blending of families just as much as the formation of a perfect pair. Having your kids in your wedding can be a special way to make the younger set excited about your new lives together.
Depending on your personal style of ceremony and reception, the Marriott Syracuse Downtown has some wedding tips on the best ways to incorporate your children in the planning and actual ceremony!
Once the bliss of “saying Yes!” settles in, it’s time to get down to the nitty-gritty of your recent engagement: planning the wedding! As one of the premier wedding destinations in Central NY, we’ve put together a basic wedding planning checklist to keep that blissful feeling going right up until the moment you say “I Do!”
We’ve all heard it before – “I have been planning this wedding since I was five-years-old!” Yet even if they have everything planned, scrap-booked and under control, every bride really does want some involvement from their husbands-to-be. Here at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown, we know that it takes many people to plan a wedding, and there are certain responsibilities that are inherent to the role as groom.
Follow these 5 pre-wedding tips for the groom to ensure your big day becomes the happily-ever-after that you both are looking forward to.
It’s your wedding gift to the happy couple, so let’s make it memorable! Follow our four wedding toast tips to ensure that your time at the mic leaves the crowd speechless (for all the right reasons).
Sometimes, you know exactly where you want your wedding to be, but often it isn’t that simple, and it becomes a matter of visiting quite a few different places, discussing your options, and asking an awful lot of questions. Here at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown, we know that the journey to finding the perfect venue for your wedding can take many paths. Will it be love-at-first-sight, or do you need to get-to-know the place and the team a little better before you can imagine yourself celebrating your special day there.
No matter your path, we love chatting to the couples that walk through our door, and our wedding planners are always happy to answer any questions that they may have about our venue and our wedding packages.
This week, we thought we’d share some of our most frequently asked questions …
Say “I Love You” with a romantic weekend in Syracuse! Few think of the Salt City as a “destination” for romance, especially in the colder winter months, yet it’s a wonderful place to fall in love all over again with both that special person in your life and the Central NY area
With a little bit of planning, your Winter Wedding will be everything you have ever dreamed about. Even though it may not be “on season” in terms of nuptials, this time of year is full of festivities that you should be mindful of when planning your winter wedding. Pre-formal invitation “Save the Date” cards are advised to ensure that everyone on your list has ample time to make arrangements to attend. Also, remember that it gets darker earlier which affects many details from travel schedules to photography lighting.
We believe that every wedding can be fabulous, so don’t ever let a limited budget stop you from dreaming. With a little creativity (and a whole lot of planning) your day can be everything that you had ever hoped it would be (and more).
Are you planning a baby shower? Chances are you’ve discovered the many small yet vital details that need to be planned before the date is set on the calendar. Here’s a few of our favorite ideas to help you get organized:
Wedding favors that your guests will actually want to take home!
Gone are the days when we’d leave a wedding with a bag of jaw-breaking candy wrapped tightly in a piece of tulle. Now, guests (and the wedding couple) want something more memorable – something special, and especially something a little more personal.