1. Choosing a Ballroom Dance for Your Wedding

    Weddings are a special time for everyone. It's a time of new beginnings for the happy couple and friends and families become witnesses to the exceptional event. With so many details that go into planning a wedding, often choosing a dance for the reception isn't a priority; rather, a lot of time goes into choosing which song the bride and groom will dance to. Selecting a song to dance to is typical…Read More

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    6 Must Haves for a Luxury Wedding

    Your wedding day goes by so fast! You're going to want to create magical and vivid memories that you can treasure for the rest of your life and relive over and over again. Every couple deserves a luxury wedding that captures their unique story. To help you start planning, here are 6 of our top essentials for a fairy tale wedding: 1) Dazzling reception entrance: You don't get a second chance to mak…Read More

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    Set a Date and Book Your Orlando Banquet Hall Wedding

    Every couple follows their own path for creating a happy and healthy relationship. If you're recently engaged or thinking about it, you may have started wondering about when is a good time to set a date for your wedding. There may be no single right answer, so focus on what works for you. Here are some points to keep in mind: Setting a Date Right Away If you know you're good for each other, you m…Read More

  4. couple enjoying honeymoon after cheap wedding

    3 Things You Can Do with the Money You Save by Getting a Cheap Orlando Wedding Venue

    Some people want to go all out when it comes to their wedding celebration. After all, you don't get married every day! And you might want to share your special day with friends, family, and extended family. Plus, you might need to call people from work. And if you have a pretty senior position, it helps to call everybody who might possibly be able to help you in your career. So there are some pret…Read More

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    Remove all Wedding Stress with Crystal Ballroom’s Day-of Wedding Coordinator

    All the Stress Shouldn't Fall on You! We know that weddings bring millions of emotions and that there are too many details for one person to think about. We also know that often the bride holds the key to every single thing that happens. It's usually her vision. After all, this is the one day she's been dreaming of since childhood! Perhaps there are some family traditions to consider. Perhaps the …Read More

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    Planning the Perfect Wedding in Saint Augustine FL

    Now that you are happily engaged, it's time to start the wedding planning! It may seem overwhelming as you wonder where to begin. The first thought that you may have is "How do I make my wedding as stress-free as possible?" After all, you want your special day to be an experience you'll never forget. By being prepared ahead of time, you can ensure that everything goes off without a hitch, and yo…Read More

  7. Geek-Friendly Ballroom Wedding Venues

    Plenty of couples who consider themselves geeks walk down the aisle, but not all venues may understand your unique charms. At the Crystal Ballroom, we're happy to say that our ballroom wedding venues are 100% geek-friendly. You'll be guaranteed a warm welcome here, and we'll make sure your wedding is as geeky as you want it to be. What is a geek after all? Usually, it refers to someone who dares t…Read More

  8. Inexpensive Wedding Venues in Orlando Help You Stick to Your Budget

    According to some estimates, as many as one in three couples go over budget when they are planning their wedding. It's so easy to spend more than you expected, but it can be a lot more difficult to try to repair the situation. Fortunately, choosing inexpensive wedding venues in Orlando can help you stick to your budget, and have an enchanting wedding. At the Crystal Ballroom in Orlando we strive t…Read More

  9. How You Can Make Non-Dancing Guests Feel Comfortable, Too!

    The fabulous Crystal Ballroom is a dancer's paradise, and dancing is a natural part of the fun at most wedding receptions, quinceaneras, and other festive events hosted at the Ballroom. However, there are likely to be individuals who attend your event that either don't, or can't, dance. How you handle this is important, as you want to avoid embarrassing your guests and maintain their dignity, to…Read More

  10. Tips on Having a Classic and Timeless Wedding

    If class, elegance and tradition are top on your list of priorities for your wedding day, then a classic wedding theme is the one you have been looking for. Revisit an era of high society and formal dress, of dinner jackets for the men and white gloves for the ladies, and use the following tips to perfect your perfect day. The Details: Classic weddings are all about channeling elegance by balancin…Read More

  11. The one trick to make your event run smoothly

    Imagine This... You've found the perfect location for your event. You've sent the invitations and you're counting down to the big day. Now, time to select the DJ and catering. Suddenly, the venue tells you that you have to choose from their approved list of vendors they work with. It sounds like a nightmare, but many event venues actually do restrict the options for bringing a DJ, caterer, cake, a…Read More

  12. Comfort Test Your Dress Before Your Orlando Ballroom Wedding

    Feeling good is a big part of looking good. You don't want your wedding dress to be squeezing you in all the wrong places on the happiest day of your life. At the Crystal Ballroom, we couldn't agree more. Try our comfort test for making sure your wedding dress behaves itself. Consider your options: Gowns with beading and boning look beautiful on the runways of fashion shows and in the pages of br…Read More

  13. Wedding Packages in Orlando for the Couple Who are Already Married

    All different kinds of couples choose wedding packages in Orlando when it comes time to celebrate their love, and plan their future together. Sure, most of the brides and grooms who contact us at the Crystal Ballroom are those who recently became engaged. On the other hand, we are equally delighted to welcome couples who are already legally married, and now want to have their wedding. There's a lo…Read More

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    Advance Planning Helps You Find Affordable Wedding Venues in Orlando FL

    So you're engaged, and you want to have your wedding in Orlando. After all, the weather is pleasant all year round, and it's one of the world's most popular tourist destinations. On the other hand, if it's so popular, does that mean you'll have a hard time finding affordable wedding venues? As long as you're able and willing to do some advance planning, chances are you'll be able to celebrate the …Read More

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    Crystal Ballroom Events: Why Floor Plans Matter

    What makes a floor plan so important? Unlike the food and the band, your guests probably won't even be aware of how the room is arranged for your wedding, business meeting or another special event. However, the layout will have a big effect on their experience, and your ability to accomplish everything you want for your big occasion. Your guests will feel comfortable. When a layout isn't well desi…Read More

  16. Making a Grand Exit From Your Orlando Banquet Hall Wedding

    A spectacular wedding in a beautiful banquet hall calls for a breathtaking finish. The Crystal Ballroom in Orlando wants to help you make the most of every minute of your special day. Here are some of our favorite ideas for newlyweds who want to make a grand exit: Form a Tunnel: Have a helper ask your guests to line up on either side of you to bid you farewell as you start your married life. It's…Read More

  17. Check Out Our All-Inclusive Orlando Wedding Packages

    When you're getting married, you just want to dream about your lovely dress and spectacular cake and handsome groom waiting for you at the end of the aisle. You just want to be pampered and then to party with your closest friends and family. Certainly, you don't want to think about setting up chairs and placing centerpieces. That's someone else's job. That's our job. We know that you shouldn't hav…Read More

  18. Can You Have a Rustic Wedding at a Ballroom Banquet Hall?

    What happens if you're dreaming of a rustic wedding, and the love of your life has their heart set on getting married in a traditional ballroom banquet hall venue? What if you're the one who's conflicted, longing for the charms of the country and the elegance of a ballroom? The good news is that you can have it all, especially when you choose a venue like the Crystal Ballroom of Orlando. Let us wo…Read More

  19. Keep Costs Down with All-Inclusive Wedding Packages in Orlando

    If you recently got engaged and started to plan the wedding, you may realize how much work is involved with the entire process. This is especially true if you know that you will be inviting a larger number of guests because you will need to make sure they are all accommodated. While you may intend on having a beautiful wedding, you may be worried about the costs. Looking at all-inclusive wedding p…Read More

  20. Why You Should Plan Your Casselberry Wedding at the Crystal Ballroom

    Getting married is an incredibly important event that needs to be properly commemorated and celebrated. When you are looking to plan a wedding, choosing the right venue is extremely important. For those that are located in the Casselberry area, one great option would be to book a wedding at the Crystal Ballroom. There are many services provided by the Crystal Ballroom that can make it a great wedd…Read More

  21. A Relaxing Or Active Ballroom Wedding

    Some people like the idea of having a very active wedding celebration that will involve a lot of dancing. Other people might find this idea intimidating. They might have a lot of guests that will prefer to relax during a wedding. For the people who have traveled a long way in order to get to a wedding, a more sedate celebration might be better. People who have found the wedding planning process ex…Read More

  22. Florida Ballroom Beach Weddings for the Recovering Perfectionist Bride

    A lot of people describe themselves as recovering perfectionists, and a disproportionate number of them seem to be women. That makes for a lot of brides who may find that booking a Florida ballroom for a beach wedding is just what they need to stay happy and healthy, and that's what we offer at the Crystal Ballroom in Orlando. Reduce your workload. Maybe you've discovered the power of working sma…Read More

  23. What Kind of Gown Should You Wear for Your Orlando Ballroom Wedding?

    Most brides want to wear a ball gown when they have their wedding in an Orlando ballroom. However, the fact is that ball gowns are not flattering on every figure. And white is a really unforgiving color. There are many things you can get away with in black but not in white. Since this is your wedding day, it's important for you to feel comfortable in whatever you wear. You shouldn't have to feel l…Read More

  24. Services Provided by a Crystal Ballroom Wedding Coordinator

    Getting married is one of the biggest days of anyone's life. For those that are in the Orlando area, a great wedding venue option continues to be the Crystal Ballroom.  One of the best advantages of booking a wedding at the Crystal Ballroom is being able to take advantage of all the services provided by a dedicated wedding coordinator. Wedding Design and Decoration Planning When you have a dedica…Read More

  25. How to Make Your Crystal Ballroom Wedding Memorable

    Everyone wants to make their wedding an affair to remember. You want to make sure that you enjoy it and that all your guests have a good time too. Sometimes, people are tempted to go all out for their wedding party. However, it's often a better idea to pare things down and only include the best of everything. So keep the following things in mind: Food and Drink                  …Read More