All posts tagged: wedding venue

Ceremony at Historic Rice Mill

How To Choose A Wedding Venue

You don’t have to be purchasing a piece of real estate to know that “location, location, location” matters. One of the first tasks you’ll need to accomplish after saying “yes!” (after popping the bubbly, of course) is to decide where you and your partner want to get married. The where will then help you to narrow down the when, which may vary based on your wedding venue’s popularity and availability. But how does one go about choosing a wedding venue? Finding the perfect wedding venue to fit your budget, your schedule, and your tastes can be a daunting task, but consider us here Read More

Styled shoot bride in front of Boone Hall Plantation

Top 10 Historic Charleston Wedding Venues

If you and your partner want to celebrate your nuptials in a city steeped in history, you’ve come to the right place. Founded in 1670, Charleston’s past is about as storied as they come. From stately mansions and antebellum plantations, to timeless inns and society halls, the Holy City boasts some of the most historic (and beautiful) wedding venues in the world. And what’s more romantic than saying “I do” in a city that’s witnessed centuries of love stories? Because gorgeous, antiquated buildings are a dime a dozen in this Southern town, we’ve compiled a list of the top ten Read More

5 Things To Know About Barn Weddings

Who doesn’t love a good barn wedding? The rustic details, high ceilings, and beautiful countryside views make these venues one-of-a-kind, and here at Zola we can’t get enough of them. Like all wedding venues, however, barns come in all shapes, sizes, and states of repair. As much as we love their aesthetic, they aren’t without their drawbacks. To help you cover your bases and avoid any “If only I’d known…” moments, we’ve done the research and compiled a list of everything Zola couples should consider when planning barn weddings. 1. Barns May Not Have Heating or Air Conditioning Half the reason couples swoon over Read More

Weddings at Magnolia: Charleston’s Most Romantic Venue

A drive down Ashely River Road will take you by some of the most beautiful and notable plantations in South Carolina, but none we’ve seen top the grandeur of Magnolia Plantation & Gardens. “Charleston’s last Romantic garden” is overflowing with natural beauty, just as this type of garden should be. Characterized by overgrown flora and meandering paths (as opposed to their French counterpart’s more manicured look), romantic gardens allow their inhabitants to surrender to their surroundings, and we couldn’t think of a more, well, romantic location to host a Charleston wedding. Trust us when we say that a setting this stunning was Read More

Top 4 Urban Wedding Venues in San Francisco

Oh, San Francisco weddings, the things you do to us. The West coast couples posed against stunning backdrops. The wedding décor that takes our breath away time and time again. The talented local wedding vendors whose creations make our hearts skip a beat. It’s safe to say we’re obsessed. But if we had to pick one element of San Francisco weddings that tops all the others, we’d tell you that urban wedding venues take the wedding cake. Located in the heart of the city and reflective of the hip, culturally cool San Fran aesthetic, urban venues are a popular pick Read More

bride and groom in a field of tall, yellow grass with a mountain backdrop

Most Beautiful Outdoor Wedding Venues In Boulder

If you have been scouring the internet for the perfect outdoor Boulder wedding venue to say “I do,” you have come to the right place. There’s something about getting hitched in the great outdoors of Colorado  that is just so romantic. So to aid you in your search, we have compiled a list of five glorious and unique Boulder wedding venues to help ensure that your outdoor Colorado wedding is nothing short of fabulous. Pastures Of Plenty This Boulder wedding venue differs from most in that the Tawse-Davis family calls the 35-acre farm home, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t equipped with everything you need to get Read More

bride and bridesmaids in coral dresses standing together on a front porch

Which Type Of Wedding Venue Is Right For You?

Arguably one of the most challenging tasks when begin to plan your wedding is finding the perfect wedding venue. Researching, visiting, and finally booking just one wedding venue that fits your needs, budget, and vision for your big day is no easy feat. To complicate matters even further, often you have no idea which type of wedding venue would be right for you and your celebration. And while searching for wedding venues is often presented as an easy choice, this isn’t true. Not every couple has been dreaming of their wedding since they began dating and not every couple’s style Read More

bride and groom looking into each other's eyes while her veil blows in the wind

6 Romantic New Orleans Wedding Venues

When planning a spectacular wedding in the Crescent City, one of the first tasks ahead of you is to choose the perfect venue. This can be one of the hardest choices you will have to make because there are so many stellar New Orleans wedding venues, and the location you choose will set the stage for your big day. Fortunately, New Orleans is home to some of the most dreamiest locales around, so sit back and check out our round-up of the most romantic New Orleans wedding venues. (Oh, and of course, be sure to use Zola’s Wedding Checklist to Read More

interior of barn for a wedding set with dinner tables with flowers, candles, and crystal chandelier

8 Unique Charlottesville Wedding Venues

When people think of Blue Ridge weddings, what comes to mind are the plethora of gorgeous Charlottesville wedding venues. For all of the vineyards, estates, farms, and event spaces, Cville has no shortage of places to host your wedding and reception. Though each venue is just as stunning as the next, the city offers plenty of variety for couples of every style, budget, and background. We’ve done the hard part for you by culling from our archives to bring you the eight most beautiful wedding venues for couples who choose to say “I do” in Charlottesville. Old Metropolitan Hall We’ve said Read More