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1 } Find a Wedding Venue

You'll get more info on more great wedding venues than you'll find anywhere else. See prices. Get special offers and discounts. View virtual tours. And use our list of questions to ask your wedding venue.

2 } Find The Best Wedding Vendors

We've gone to a lot of trouble to screen and certify all the wedding vendors you'll see here. Why? We only want to have vendors on our site that we would recommend to our sisters and best friends. We have suggestions on what questions you should ask wedding vendors, too.

3 } Get Ideas

You want pretty? (Of course you do. We get it! We're doing Pinterest, too.) See real weddings from the venues and vendors you'll find on Here Comes The Guide. Wondering how to plan a wedding? We've got advice and ideas to get you started.

HCTG Pinterest Boards

4 } Go to a Show

Check our Wedding Dress Trunk Show and Sample Sale calendar and our Bridal Fair calendar so you can see all the goods in person.

5 } Find Accommodations for Your Guests

Want to find a hotel where you can get discount room blocks for your wedding guests? Find hotels that will give you deals here.

6 } Find A Place for Your Rehearsal Dinner

Wondering where to hold your wedding rehearsal dinner? Find a variety of rehearsal dinner venues, including private dining rooms at restaurants.

Barones Restaurant

p.s. Sign Up For MyGuide

It's not something that you have to do, but your MyGuide account will make it so much easier to save the wedding venues and vendors that you are interested in. (Your info is safe with us: we don't sell or share your information.)

p.p.s. Use A Checklist

We love lists! Here's a basic wedding planning checklist to get you started.



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