Wedding Planning Season is Here
Planning your upcoming wedding? Now’s the time to get started! There are so many things to plan and follow through and Central City can help. We’ve sourced the latest ideas, trends, and inspirations to help you create your dream wedding!
Now that you’ve said I do, one of the most fun experiences in planning your wedding is creating a gift registry. Set out a date with your fiancé and explore the endless possibilities of gifts that will fit your needs and styles. For expert advice and to build the perfect gift registry, visit Bed Bath & Beyond in-store or online. Bed Bath & Beyond has a vast selection of kitchen, dining, and living collections from your favourite brand names.
Do you and your fiancé already have a fully-stocked home? Consider a wine registry! Visit Central City Liquor Store and make a list of your favourite bottles then share this list with your wedding guests. Consider a selection of reds, whites, and rosés from your favourite local and international wineries. Don’t forget to add bottles of bubbly prosecco, sparkling wine, and champagne to your registry!
Looking for another modern gift registry idea? Consider asking your wedding guests to give you Central City Gift Cards as presents. Central City Gift Cards offer choice and convenience and are redeemable at most of the centre’s 140 stores and services including The Brick, Walmart, Best Buy and Winners. You can use the Gift Cards to purchase appliances, décor, electronics, mattresses, furniture, and so much more. Central City Gift Cards are available in denominations from $5 to $500. Visit Guest Services at Central City for more information.
Decided on a colour palette for your wedding? Now comes the next part… decorations. With your budget already confirmed, and your wedding vision in place, you are now ready to start designing you wedding tables. Whether the tables are round, rectangular, or square, start with the essentials and build from there. From tablecloths, to silverware, dinnerware, drinkware, napkins, and so much more, you can find all these products at Bed Bath & Beyond and Walmart. Find a fabulous selection of budget-friendly tablescape accessories like place cards, votive candles, chargers, and vases at A Buck or Two or Dollarama.
Stunning flowers are a must-have for your wedding. There are flowers of every colour to fit with your wedding palette. Create the perfect arrangements and table centerpieces with the help of Continental Flowers. Visit the florist for a gorgeous selection of popular fresh flowers like roses, peonies, orchids, and lilies.
Another wedding essential is a bride and groom champagne glass toasting set, which can be found at Things Engraved. To make the ceremony even more memorable, you can custom engrave the set with a beautiful message for keepsake. Things Engraved also has a wonderful selection of guest books and wedding wish jars for your special day. Remember, details and finishing touches can create an awe-inspiring effect on all your guests.
Neptune Seafood Restaurant can provide full catering for your wedding. The restaurant seats several hundred guests and is beautifully decorated to add a special ambience to your big day. Visit Neptune Seafood Restaurant to learn more about the delicious Asian delicacies the restaurant offers to make your wedding menu truly special.
Don’t forget about the cake! Not only does the cake have to be beautiful but it must be delicious too. Get inspired with beautiful cakes and other sweets from T&T Supermarket and Maxim’s Bakery. At Maxim’s, you can order a custom cake in a variety of yummy flavours such vanilla or fresh mango (two of the bakery’s most popular signature cakes).
Make sure you have a fully stocked bar for your wedding. Central City Liquor Store can help with your beer, wine, and spirit needs. While at the store, pick up bottles of champagne or your favourite bubbly for your wedding toasts. Don’t forget to pick-up non-alcoholic options like sparking water, sodas, and juices at Walmart.
Feeling jitters for your upcoming special day? Don’t worry, that is totally normal. The most important thing is that you are prepared and look and feel your best on your special day. Central City has shops and services to help you with your fashion, beauty, and hair needs for the special occasion.
Find a selection of wedding dress attire for you and your bridesmaids, maid of honour, and mother of the bride at Le Château or Angela’s Fashions. Both carry traditional and modern looks that are budget friendly and on-trend. Angela’s Fashions and Angel’s Kisses also carry an adorable selection of suits, dresses, and shoes for the little ones in your wedding party!
For groomsmen or the groom’s attire, visit Epic Menswear for an elegant selection of high quality suits. And don’t forget, if you need any type of alteration, whether it be for the groom’s attire or the bride’s dress, Sew Well can definitely help!
Choose the perfect jewellery set to enhance and compliment your wedding look. From beautifully crafted wedding bands to dazzling diamond necklaces, elegant earrings, glimmering bracelets, and more, the right bridal accessories will add a wow factor to your look! Find an attractive selection of jewellery designs at Garine Jewellers, Rochells Jewellers, and Terra Jewellers. Remember, diamonds really are a girl’s best friend.
Hairstyling, manicures, pedicures, and make-up application are also an essential part of your wedding day! Get pampered and showcase a beautiful hairstyle to go along with your dress and bridal jewellery. Visit Central Hair Bar or Platinum Hair Salon for expert advice on the best wedding hairstyles personalized for your needs. To finish it off, get a gorgeous manicure and pedicure from ProfessioNail. Nude colours and the classic French pedis and manis are popular for brides but you can also choose to add a bit of sparkle or embellishment to make your close-up wedding photos even more amazing.
Let’s not forget about the groom! For the latest men’s hairstyles, visit Man Cave Barber Shop or Attractions Barber & Hairstylists; the professional stylists will make the groom look his absolute best with a hot towel shave, shampoo, and haircut.
Thank You Gifts
Thank your bridesmaids, groomsmen, and other attendants for being a part of your special day! For personalized gifts, Things Engraved has a unique selection of products, like frames, that you can engrave with a special message; visit the store to see the engraving specialists work their magic. Urban Planet also has a great selection of fun bridesmaid and groomsmen gifts like robes, t-shirts, and hats that make fun gifts for your attendants. Another special gift idea for your hardworking attendants can be a gift certificate for a relaxing massage experience at Japan Shiatsu Clinic; visit the clinic for more information and recommendations.
Wedding planning is a lot of work, but in the end, it is all worth it for a dream wedding. Have fun on your wedding day, create new experiences and above all enjoy every moment of your special day!
For more wedding inspiration, explore our Wedding Pinterest board here.