Maine Event Planner Blog

sneak peek: Jill + Ben

Jill and Ben got married overlooking the ocean this past weekend at the Samoset Resort in Rockport, Maine. With views of the golf course, bay, and the picturesque breakwater and lighthouse, Jill and Ben’s wedding captured Maine’s beauty. Photograph by Chris Bennett Congratulations Jill and Ben!   More to come!   VENDORS: Maine Wedding Planner: The Read More

sneak peek: Whitney & Zach

Whitney and Zach made their rustic-wedding dreams a reality this past weekend at Live Well Farm in Harpswell, Maine. A beautifully lit barn, outdoor tent, and close proximity to the ocean ticked all the boxes for a Maine summer wedding. The charming attached farm house provided an intimate space for family and friends to get Read More

sneak peek: Alex & Marion

Alex and Marion tied the knot on a gorgeous June day at French’s Point in Stockton Springs. The couple, their friends and family enjoyed a lobster bake followed by fireworks on Friday night and a ceremony and reception overlooking the water on Saturday. The rehearsal dinner highlighted all things Maine: lobster, nautical style, and a Read More

sneak peek: Rory & Steve

Rory and Steve got married at the very same place they met years ago: Ocean Gateway in Portland, Maine. The couple enjoyed perfect Maine weather in an outdoor ceremony and celebrated that evening in a venue with panoramic ocean views. Photo by Erica Godino with Closer North. Photo by Erica Godino with Closer North. The Read More

sneak peek: eliza + tim

  more to come! VENDORS: Maine Wedding Planner: Purple Orchid Events Venue: Live Well Farm Catering: Trillium Caterers DJ: Jon Strader Florist: Pretty Flowers Maine Photography: Jamie Mercurio Transportation: Maine Bus Rentals 

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sneak peek: emily & chad

more to come! VENDORS: Maine Wedding Planner: The Purple Orchid, Event Planning Venue: Marianmade Farm Catering: The Bread and Butter Catering Company Photographer: Darling Photography Cocktail Hour Performance / DJ: Isaiah Bennet Music Ceremony Music: Occasional Brass & Strings  Officiant: Stephanie Batterman Florist: Emily Carter Floral Design Rentals: One Stop Event Rentals Hair / Makeup: Read More

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sneak peek: lindsay + mike

more to come! VENDORS: Maine Wedding Planner: The Purple Orchid, Event Planning Catering: Trillium Florist: Michelle Peele DJ: John Dolan Ceremony Music: AJ Edwards Rentals: One Stop Transportation: Country Coach Charters Photographer: Christina Bernales Hair and Makeup: Bei Capelli Videographer: Cody Wambolt Venue: Marianmade Farm

sneak peek: jamie + alex

more to come! VENDORS: Maine Event Planner: The Purple Orchid, Event Planning Venue: Inn at Ocean’s Edge Catering: Trillium Florist: Coco Design Photographer: Theo Milo  Hair / Makeup: Studio 90 on Fleet Band: Encore  Rentals: Wallace Event Rentals

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maine wedding venues: going coastal

Maine has 3,478 miles of coastline with 3,166 off-shore islands <– the only two states the beat us out in coastline are Florida and Louisiana, that’s pretty impressive. There’s just something about the ocean that’s so magical, a view that never gets old. Let’s visit some coastal wedding venues that provide the quintessential Maine backdrop. Samoset Read More

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maine wedding venues: farms + barns

The first venue category we’re visiting is barns and farms — we’re big fans of the barn wedding here at Purple Orchid. Farms cover 1.35 million acres of land in Maine and provide the perfect backdrop for a wedding, farms and barns can be dressed up or down, really allowing the couple to bring their Read More

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