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OUR WEDDING

August, 2008 in Rye

"We had a PHENOMENAL wedding...the casual-yet-classy oceanside ceremony we wanted, while treating our guests to a traditional NE Lobster and Clambake! We were surprised by a sudden summer storm (luckily while dinner was being served and we were all under the tend), but it made for great post-storm/ceremony photos against the stone wall and the ocean!

We'd recommend the Seacoast area to anyone!!"

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Ceremony: Odiorne State Park
Reception: Odiorne State Park

Beverages Vendor:

Galley Hatch Catering

8 Merrill Industrial Drive
PO Box 1113
Hampton, NH 03843, USA
(603)926-1545

"They provided appetizers, the cake, and our bar service. Well coordinated service with Foster's and a pro at creating events at Odiorne. And who doesn't love a Galley Hatch cake??"

Caterer:

Foster's Downeast Clambake - Caterer - 5 Axholme Road, York, Maine, 03909, USA

Foster's Downeast Clambakes

5 Axholme Road
York, Maine 03909, USA
1-800-552-0242

"We had a traditional lobster and clam bake...our guests LOVED it...Beth, the coordinator was so warm and engaging, and we didn't have to do a thing the day of!"

DJ:

DJ Jodi Entertainment - DJ - 153 Portland Ave, Dover, New Hampshire, 03820, United States

DJ Jodi

153 Portland Ave
Dover, New Hampshire 03820, United States
603-674-5187

"Worked with us to create ceremony music, cocktail hour playlist, and let us have the perfect low key ceremony that kept folks dancing without being a "show." LOVE her!"

Limo Company:

Seacoast Trolley Company - Limo Company - 1660 Greenland Road, Greenland, NH 03840, Not publically accessible, Greenland, Portsmouth, NH, 03801, USA

Seacoast Trolley Company

1660 Greenland Road, Greenland, NH 03840
Not publically accessible
Greenland, Portsmouth, NH 03801, USA
603 431 6975

"Paul was a phenomenal communicator...our driver was fun, punctual, cordial to the wedding party and our guests. It was a great way to get our guests to the ceremony !"

Photographer:

Lenz Photography

17 High St
Hampton, NH, United States

"We had a great 8 hour package...and you have the option to buy all the photos on a digital CD! Lenny knew we wanted casual and candid, and got us in and out of the formal photos as quickly as possible!"

Rentals Vendor:

Exeter Rent-All

38 Portsmouth Ave
Exeter, NH, United States

"Cedar was unbelievably cool, organized...so helpful...she knew exactly what to order, and kept allowing us to change to the appropriate amount of tables when the guest count changed so we got the best deal. Terrific communication and customer service!"

Ceremony & Reception:

Odiorne State Park

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Rye, NH, US

"The location was beautiful...and our guests loved it. We had to do a little tent/table re-arranging due to heavy rains in the week...which is expected with an outdoor venue. However, the bathrooms were ABSOLUTELY filthy...to the point where my aunt had to clean them the night before!!! We were promised they would be clean. Also, the woman who is the "volunteer" who coordinates the weddings was quite full of herself and demanded things like a copy of my guest list a couple of days before the wedding. Sites do not do that, nor was it even viewed by the gate attendant that day. She was the only stressful part of my wedding...her attitude and demeanor are not befitting someone who represents the State Park system or the Seacoast. I would like to say a big thank you to the lady in Concord who helped me navigate the necessary event insurance....SHE was really great."

Hotel:

Fairfield Inn

650 Borthwick Ave
Portsmouth, NH, United States

Hotel:

Hilton Garden Inn

100 High St
Portsmouth, NH, United States

Hotel:

Lamie's Inn & Tavern

490 Lafayette Rd
Hampton, NH, United States

Hotel:

Residence Inn Marriot

1 International Dr
Newington, NH, United States

Hotel:

Sheraton Portsmouth

250 Market St
Portsmouth, NH 03801, US
603-431-2300

"SO helpful with the wedding block, fantastic lobby bar to hang out in...great rooms, easy location, would definitely return."

Restaurant:

Galley Hatch Restaurant

325 Lafayette Rd
Hampton, NH, United States

"Jenn grew up working for the Tinios family! A fabulous restaurant and bakery, along with a catering company (who will be creating our appetizers, cake, and our bar!). The movie theater is right next door!"

Restaurant:

Popovers On the Square

8 Congress St
Portsmouth, NH, United States

"Great coffee spot, and the newest Tinios family venture! The baked goods cannot be beat!"

Restaurant:

Purple Urchin Restaurant

167 Ocean Blvd
Hampton, NH, United States

"Another restaurant where Jenn worked :) Family friends, the Dumonts/Flemings have created this fun spot above the crowds in Hampton Beach. A great place to watch the fireworks on Wednesday nights at 9:15pm!"

Restaurant:

Saunders At Rye Harbor

175 Harbor Rd
Rye, NH, United States

"Reggae brunch on Sundays...right next to Rye Harbor, where you can go for a Whale Watch, Fishing Trip, or Isles of Shoals tour!"

Restaurant:

Wentworth by the Sea Hotel

588 Wentworth Rd
Portsmouth, NH, United States

"Historic hotel in New Castle (the tiny, tiny town in between Portsmouth and Rye)...it has an incredible Sunday Brunch that will fill you for the whole day!"

Evening Entertainment:

Blue Mermaid Bar & Grill

The Hill
Portsmouth, NH, United States

"Friday Night...meet us there around 8:30-9:00 pm for live music and cocktails!"

Attractions:

Boston Childrens Museum

300 Congress St
Boston, MA, United States

"Jenn's favorite museum in Boston! The bubble room is a must try!"

Attractions:

Kittery Premium Outlets

375 US Route 1 # 220
Kittery, ME, United States

"Great outlet shopping less than 15 minutes away from Portsmouth!"

Attractions:

Prescott Park Arts Festival

105 Marcy St
Portsmouth, NH, United States

"A fabulous outdoor park that hosts musical theater every year. Spread out a blanket around 4pm, pack (or pick up) a picnic dinner and enjoy this year's play: Beauty and the Beast!"

Attractions:

Strawbery Banke Museum

14 Hancock St
Portsmouth, NH, United States

"A group of colonial homes to tour across from Prescott Park. The general store has been turned into a great restaurant called The Dunaway Restaurant"

Attractions:

Water Country

2300 Lafayette Road
Portsmouth, NH, United States

"A water park for all ages! The lazy river and wave pool are great ways to get a tan!"

Welcome Site Venue:

Blue Mermaid Bar & Grill

409 The Hl
Portsmouth, NH, United States

"Everyone LOVED their food...we were given two private rooms upstairs...the servers were cordial and engaging...and arranging the dinner could not have been simpler! (It was also a BIG bonus to have it literally in between the Sheraton and the Hilton!)"

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