Wedding Tips: 4 Tips to Help Your Guests Bust Their Moves!

March 30, 2018 | Arizona Wedding Venues

Its likely that most of us have been to a wedding where it seems as though everyone left their dancing shoes at home.  And what couple wants to have an empty dance floor at their wedding reception?  Unless a couple is opting to have lawn games in lieu of dancing or another activity, its pretty safe to assume that most … Continued

Real Wedding: Kimberlee & Charles

June 29, 2017 | Arizona Wedding Venues

Meet Mr. & Mrs. Charles Van Horn III! This lovely pair had love at first sight with Stonebridge Manor (we were their first and last venue they visited before booking with us!).  We feel quite honored about this little fact and couldn’t help but share it.  They declared their love for each other and became husband and wife in the presence of their … Continued

Wedding Tips: 10 Things You Wish You’d Known Before Your Wedding Day | Part 2

June 16, 2017 | Arizona Wedding Venues

    6. Keep your budget flexible! Going into planning with a set budget ingrained in your mind will drive you insane! Price is important, but so is the value of what that price tag holds. There are ways to stay close or even under budget, but in todays world where Pinterest and Instagram shove more ideas in our face than … Continued

Wedding Planning: Vendor Management & Tips

March 17, 2017 | Garden Pavilion

Planning a Wedding at first glance is an exciting and fun time for couples. As you begin to soak in the reality that you are now happily engaged and will be soon be marrying the love of your life, planning the details of your big day becomes the center focus.  But you may soon realize that with all the excitement … Continued

Wedding Inspiration: “Why” We Do What We Do!

March 10, 2017 | Arizona Wedding Venues

 So “why” do we do what we do?  Most of us have previous experience within the wedding and event industry but we also have other experience and maybe even specialized in other areas of the professional world. For me, I have a degree in Psychology and have tons of experience in the professional business world (outside of weddings), specializing in Human … Continued

Wedding Tips: How To Be A Bridesmaid

March 2, 2017 | Arizona Wedding Venues

So you’re going to be a bridesmaid! How’s that for exciting? And, um, other than wearing a fancy dress and carrying a bouquet, what does that mean, exactly?  First, congratulations on being asked to be a Bridesmaid. The Bride, whether she is your friend, sister, soon to be sister in law, or cousin, chose YOU.  And choosing bridesmaids can be … Continued

Wedding Planning 101: The Average Cost Of A Wedding

February 24, 2017 | Arizona Wedding Venues

There are many tips and tricks to saving major bucks on your wedding. From DIY to cutting the guest list in half, it’s an endless game of number crushing. In today’s society with social media, blogs, and wedding magazines, the total costs have hit an all time high! Wouldn’t you love to use the $6,000 budget that your parents did … Continued

Your Wedding Day Super Hero: Your Event Director

February 17, 2017 | Arizona Wedding Venues

“It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s your Event Director!” She seems to be everywhere all at once and you may even think she must have a twin.  Your Wedding Event Director, hence the title “Director” literally is directing and coordinating the many moving parts of your wedding day. From vendor check-in and quality control of items being delivered, she … Continued

Welcome to the Garden Pavilion

February 10, 2017 | Arizona Wedding Venues

Stonebridge Manor greets you and yours with a grand estate that is spread over 16,000 sq. feet with over 4 acres of manicured garden grounds.  The Garden Pavilion, our largest of two beautiful venues offers you a stately bridal suite and groom’s dressing room to serve as private retreats to prep for your big day.  One of the most frequent (and favorite!) … Continued

Wedding Planning Apps: A Wedding Planner Plans Her Wedding

December 15, 2016 | Arizona Wedding Venues

Wedding Planning Apps Once we finished telling all of our family and friends how excited we were that we were going to marry the best person either of us had ever met, I got on the wedding apps and got to work! I downloaded 1) The Knot app and 2) the WeddingWire app. Both of them are wonderful in their own … Continued