Destination Wedding

Do I really need to get my DJ a tent for my outdoor wedding?

Do I really need to get my DJ a tent for my outdoor wedding?

The short answer is YES. I’ll explain and show you some examples of why a tent for your DJ should be No#1 on your list when planning an outdoor reception.

You never know what mother nature has in store for you and even if the day is sunny and warm, those unexpected showers are the ones that can cause havoc if not properly prepared for.

Before You Sign Your DJ Contract................

Before You Sign Your DJ Contract................

Before you sign your DJ contract and pay your deposit, be sure to know who exactly your wedding DJ & MC will be.

I know that sounds like a no brainer, but several companies sell you their DJ & MC packages without ever disclosing who your exact DJ & MC will be.  You may not find out until 5 days before your Florida Keys wedding which puts pressure on you to make sure they understand what you’re looking for and for the DJ to make sure he’s got everything correct and understands your musical tastes, not to mention the details of your grand introductions, spotlight dances, the timeline of your evening, and more important than anything, if your personalities click.

What am I actually paying for when I hire my Florida Keys Wedding DJ?

When you first book your wedding DJ whether it's here in the Florida Keys for your beach or destination wedding, or anywhere else you may be having your big event, your DJ will either give you some planning forms or an online planning page where you are asked to list some very important information such as who's in the wedding party, who's going to be announced in the Grand Introduction, what your first dance is, father/daughter dance, mother/son dance wedding party dance, and all of the other spotlight dances.

SHOULD I HIRE A WEDDING PLANNER OR DAY OF COORDINATOR?

SHOULD I HIRE A WEDDING PLANNER OR DAY OF COORDINATOR?

To give you a simple answer in case you don’t want to read this entire blog, is YES!!!!

If you want to why then keep reading.

The 2 things I hear most at the end of a wedding besides what a fabulous job I did, LOL, is I’m so glad I hire so and so as my planner. The other thing I hear, I so wish I would have hired a planner.

DOES SIZE REALLY MATTER?

DOES SIZE REALLY MATTER?

Some of my brides like it really big, and some are happier with it being a bit smaller.

Now that I have your attention, you can get your minds out of the gutter. LOL

The size i'm talking about today is the size of your wedding venue. 

When Planning Your Destination Beach Wedding In The Florida Keys, Don't Just Hire A Vendor, Hire A Team.

When Planning Your Destination Beach Wedding In The Florida Keys, Don't Just Hire A Vendor, Hire A Team.

Although I am wedding DJ & MC in South Florida and the Florida Keys, this advice can be used no matter where in the world you are planning and booking your wedding.  It doesn’t matter whether you a looking for your photographer, caterer, wedding planner, DJ & MC, florist, or any other wedding professional, or whether it’s a local wedding or destination wedding.  There are 2 rules to live by.

Some Things Guests Should Avoid Doing At Their Friends Wedding

This blog was inspired by a post I did on Facebook a few days ago. I have done a lot……I mean A LOT of weddings and I have seen and heard many things, and sometimes in my head I say to myself….ARE YOU FRICKEN KIDDING ME?!

When Planning Your Destination Beach Wedding In The Florida Keys, Don't Just Hire A Vendor, Hire A Team.

When Planning Your Destination Beach Wedding In The Florida Keys, Don't Just Hire A Vendor, Hire A Team.

Although I am wedding DJ & MC in South Florida and the Florida Keys, this advice can be used no matter where in the world you are planning and booking your wedding.  It doesn’t matter whether you a looking for your photographer, caterer, wedding planner, DJ & MC, florist, or any other wedding professional, or whether it’s a local wedding or destination wedding.  There are 2 rules to live by.