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7 Reasons to have an Estate Wedding
If you’re planning a wedding, you probably have a pretty clear picture on the type of wedding that you’d like to have. If your vision includes privacy, a garden setting, twinkle lights, and fountains, consider looking into a private wedding estate. Here are 7 reasons to have an estate wedding.
Estate weddings tend to be a little off the beaten path and usually the public has no reason to be there other than to attend your event, so the risk of onlookers or party crashers is drastically reduced.
2. The Landscaping
Because event estates are generally only in the business to service weddings, they understand the overall experience that couples are looking for. This means manicured grounds with the flora and fauna being chosen to match most themes and décor schemes with photography opportunities in mind.
3. The Planners
Most event estates come with full packages and planners, and while this may come with a higher price tag, this also means stress-free planning for you.
4. More Flexibility
Do you want your dog as your ring bearer? Do you want to make your entrance in a horse drawn carriage, or maybe an elephant? Maybe you really wanted sparklers for your end of the night send off. Chances are you’re going to have better luck doing these kinds of things at a private estate where they’re not ruled by corporate restrictions. Rules are rules though, so always check with your event planner first.
5. A Different Kind of Reception
Estates don’t box you and allow you to creatively think on how to use a space. Set up lawn games, have a s’more bar next to a fire pit, spread out blankets for a picnic, bring the grills and the smokers for a backyard BBQ; you’re only limited by your imagination.
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6. One a Day
You usually have exclusive use of the property when renting an estate for a wedding so you won’t be impeded by someone else’s timeline or having to deal with double bookings.
7. Only Light Decorating Needed
Use nature’s surroundings by adding twinkle lights or mossy chandeliers. Have a clear canopy where you can add an elegant look while still bringing nature in. Since estates are usually outdoor only venues, this is a great option if weather is a factor.
Where to have an Estate Wedding in Oceanside
Hidden in the valley of South Morro Hills in Oceanside, you’ll find Paradise Falls, a private wedding and event estate where all of the above photos were taken. This beautiful tropical paradise is one of the best-kept secrets for a North San Diego County Wedding, Event or Banquet. Everyone who has visited this dream wedding location has experienced the magic of being transported to our own slice of paradise, as you leave the real world at the gates and enter a lush tropical setting that is sure to take your breath away and ignite your imagination. The cascading waterfalls and picturesque gardens are a photographer’s dream. You’ll enjoy the sights and sounds of the tropics the moment you enter the gates to paradise. Read More about Paradise Falls.