So at last the special day is going to arrive. And you really want to make it very special for your guests too and want that your guests shouldn’t forget it soon. So, why not kick the fun a notch up by having an authentic Mardi gras wedding.
Mardi gras wedding planning
Mardi Gras is the parade season in New Orleans, so you can organize a destination wedding by having it in New Orleans it self. There are many top hotels and banquets where you can have your dream wedding. Go through this article in detail in order to gather more Mardi gras wedding information to find out more about hotels that you can transform into your Mardi gras wedding destination.
Information on top Mardi gras hotels and banquets for hosting your wedding
- The Columns Hotel
- Hotel LeCirque
- Intercontinental Hotel
- Royal St. Charles
- Parc St. Charles
- Astor Crowne Plaza
These are the top Mardi gras hotels and banquets which you can choose as your Mardi gras wedding destination. But it really might not be possible to have a destination wedding or your wedding might not be falling in the parade season but still you can very easy have a beautiful Mardi gras wedding right where you are and whenever your wedding is.
Tips for a great Mardi Gras wedding
- Start with the traditional colors of Mardi gras, the colors purple, gold green, use these colors to set the mood of your wedding. You can use a golden bridal gown instead of the traditional white. But if you don’t want to do so, you can use the colors for the gowns of your bride’s maids. You can use only one color or mix and match, your maid of honor can wear an all golden gown to set her apart. You can also use golden beads for your own white gown and veil. The groom, the best man and the ushers can wear accessories inspired by the Mardi gras theme.
- You can tie the white and ivory flowers with golden ribbons. It would have a stunning effect. You can also incorporate beads into your wedding bouquet. You can also put a mask in your bouquet to make the Mardi gras theme really stand out.
- You can have a parade from your church to the reception area. Hand confetti, balloons, parasols and masks to your guests. You can ask them to line on both sides of the street while you two and your attendants walk down. You can also toss chocolate doubloons and beads towards your guests.
- You can incorporate the New Orleans touch to the food that is served. With proper notice to the caterers they can very easily give the authentic Mardi Gras Cajun touch to the food. Along with the wedding cake you can also offer your guest King Cake. The King Cake is basically sweet bread adorned with gold, purple and green sugar. One of the breads contains a plastic baby doll, tradition has it that whoever finds the baby doll has to host the Mardi gras party the next year.
Am sure this article will be able to give you plenty of ideas in planning your Mardi gras wedding. Your wedding will not only be special for you but will be special for all your guests too.