Month: August 2020

Making The Most Of Your Cake Cutting Ceremony

Your wedding reception will be more relaxed than the ceremony, and it will give you ample time to socialize and have fun with guests. With that said, there will still be certain traditional moments that you take part of in the course of this event. The cake cutting ceremony is a popular moment during the… Read more »

Tips For Minimizing Stress During Your Engagement Period

Whether you have long had a clear picture of your wedding day, or only start thinking about it after becoming engaged, planning your event will take serious effort. While your engagement period is likely to be busy, there are steps you can take to minimize the stress you might feel throughout your preparations for your… Read more »

You Should Anticipate The Need To Alter Your Wedding Gown

While some brides-to-be have to move from one shop to the next in search of the right bridal gown, others will find their dream dress with minimal effort. One thing to remember is that you should make sure you start shopping with many months to spare before your wedding, even if you do not believe… Read more »

Avoid These Mistakes When Crafting Wedding Invitations

When the time is right, you can officially let your desired guests know that there is a place for them at your wedding celebration. Your invitations can provide more than just event details (though those details are certainly important). With them, you set expectations for what the evening will be like, as they are an… Read more »

Things To Think About When Selecting Your Wedding Officiant

While traditional wedding arrangements still tend to include officiants hired to lead the ceremony, many couples have asked close friends or family members to act in this role. This creates a new honorary title for someone you feel close to, and it means that someone with a personal connection to your and your partner will… Read more »

How Professional Music Services Benefit Wedding Receptions

How much can a live band or professional DJ really do for your wedding reception? In the past, it would be difficult to provide enough music throughout this event if you had no one hired to provide it. In the past few years, the ease of streaming music through a smartphone has removed this problem…. Read more »

Texas Old Town Is Part Of 2020’s Best Of The Best Contest!

Texas Old Town is proud to let everyone know that we are officially nominees for Austin’s 2020 Best Of The Best contest! This yearly competition, hosted by theĀ Austin American-Statesman, asks Austin residents to nominate, then vote for, people and businesses who serve our community. Our venue received two nominations this year – we are competing… Read more »

Should You Host A Cocktail Hour Before Your Reception?

While a wedding event is typically split between the ceremony and the reception, couples often plan an informal cocktail hour to occur between them. With this event, the newlyweds, family members, and wedding party members can take their time having group pictures taken while the other guests enjoy refreshments while they wait. You do not… Read more »

Should We Take First Look Photos Before Our Ceremony?

The hours before your wedding ceremony can be packed. Texas Old Town can make preparations easier by providing suites for you and your partner, along with your wedding party members. This lets everyone prepare for the wedding on site, which means they are around to help with any preparatory tasks. It also means you and… Read more »

3 Ways To Improve Your Wedding Reception Experience

Your wedding reception will allow you to directly interact with the many guests on hand to celebrate your union with your partner. This portion of your special day can be less structured than the ceremony, but there are still many traditions that you can include in your event. Of course, you may worry that by… Read more »