Category archives: The Main Event

  • Venue of the Month -Bella Vista

  •  The Main Event has produced many beautiful weddings at the unique mountain wedding and event venue, Bella Vista in Steamboat Springs, Colorado.  We recently sat down with Sal Albert, the Property Manager to catch up and ask her perspective on wedding planning and what to consider when selecting the[...]
  • Behind The Lens: April O'Hare

  • Welcome back to BEHIND THE LENS!  One of the main goals of The Main Event is to demystify and simplify wedding planning.  There are SO MANY articles, blogs, books and magazines on how to plan a wedding.  Finding the answers you need out there can be daunting.  On our site, we hope to provide you wit[...]
  • Chocolate Cups

  • A big thank you to Liz Green of Bar Candy for sharing with us her unique, elegant and yummy product!  These edible chocolate "cups"  make for a beautiful and interesting cocktail or dessert display at your next wedding or event!  I am so excited to contribute to The Main Event's blog (I am a hu[...]
  • Behind The Lens: Cali Frankovic

  • Welcome back (Or, welcome, if you missed the first post for this series last month), to our new series of blog posts, BEHIND THE LENS, featuring Colorado Wedding Photographers.   The concept behind BEHIND THE LENS is to invite some of the top wedding photographers I have worked with over these many [...]
  • Behind the Lens: Paige Eden Photography

  • First, welcome to our new series of blog posts, BEHIND THE LENS.   My concept for this informative series is to invite some of my favorite photographers to share their perspective on shooting weddings from behind the lens of their camera.  Photographers see things that other vendors do not.  They ha[...]
  • Katie and Nate

  • Katie and Nate's wedding was full of surprises!  When I first asked Katie what colors she'd like for her wedding, she surprised me and said "All of them!"  It was then I knew that Katie would be one of my most favorite brides!  The deal was cinched when she told me she worked in the food industry an[...]
  • Three Tips for Brides on a Budget - Desserts

  • This weeks post will focus on saving a few bucks on dessert costs.  While food is one category I personally LOVE to splurge on, it's often an area where brides are wiling to be creative.  Creativity can lead to savings if you focus on providing interesting options for your guests. 1. Serve pies i[...]
  • (Wedding) March to Your Own Beat!

  • Often I stand at the wedding rehearsal and although we have already planned the order of the processinal,  there is always some jockeying for positions down the aisle.  Here is a simple guide for getting everyone down the aisle so that the ceremony can begin! Here is The Main Event's twist on the[...]
  • Flowers for April

  • I love an April wedding!  It always harkens to the beginning of when Spring really gets off the ground.  Recently we planned an April wedding for a couple whose wedding colors were orange and yellow.  It was all so bright and cheery and wonderfully complimented by the flowers that Alpine Floral help[...]
  • Catherine & Danny

  • Catherine was a dream bride not only because of her incredible beauty, poise and relaxed personality; but also because she came to me with a distinct vision.  I really appreciate when a bride knows what she wants on her wedding day.  It also makes my job as a planner much easier to have a bride who [...]
  • The Charter in Beaver Creek

  • As you begin to plan your Rocky Mountain Wedding you may want to consider not just the wedding venue but also a hotel where you can host and accommodate guests. The Charter in Beaver Creek is a perfect place to begin planning a destination wedding and is part of one the world's largest hospitality c[...]