We are happy with how our wedding went. I didn't like forking over so much money for the food at orchardview but we had to bite the bullet to get the scenic venue we wanted. Having outside space and an air conditioned indoor space for the reception at orchardview was important for us to have since our wedding was in July and it gets really hot. We used honeyfund for our registry and wedding mapper for inserts for our invitations. Great memories!
Jumpin Jim entertained everyone at our reception and we got to sit back and enjoy the party. His dj booth was very impressive and the everyone loved the laser lights. He was very approachable and tons of fun even though he's kind of older. We were so happy we could rely on Jim and felt very organized.
It was nice but expensive. Most of our guests from ottawa opted to go home after the late reception and long ride back into town. It was $130 a night for the group rate...not much of a deal.
We loved having our ceremony at the same venue as the reception. It was so convenint for the guests in that sense. It was not convenient for our guests who wanted to drink because that's a far drive for a taxi. We made arrangements for a bus for our guests, which is an added expense.
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