Posts tagged I need a wedding planner in the Berkshires
Top 10 Wedding Venues in the Berkshires

Ah...the Berkshires.  A cultural retreat, nestled in beautiful rolling hills, beloved by young and old alike.  That is, if you've been here!  Those who visit our neck of the woods, tend to love it and want to come back often.  And those who have simply heard about us are usually the phone calls I get asking me to help them find a wedding venue in the Berkshires!  Now, I'm not sure if they think there are only two or three to choose from or what...but choosing the perfect wedding venue is something I take pretty seriously, so I begin by asking them a series of questions:

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A Lenox Wedding at The Mount

As a wedding planner in the Berkshires, I constantly count my lucky stars that I live in such a unique area, surrounded by natural beauty and filled with a rich cultural and historical presence.  And one of my favorite estates--even before I started planning weddings in Lenox--is Edith Wharton's stunning home, The Mount.  So when I received a call from Kathy (who grew up in the Berkshires but now lives in San Francisco) telling me she and Rusty wanted to host their wedding at this grand mansion, I was thrilled!

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A Venue Coordinator is NOT a Wedding Coordinator

A wedding planner will advocate for YOU at every step of the way, negotiating best rates with venues and vendors, making sure that YOUR needs are met as you get closer to ceremony time, and keeping your schedule on track. 

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A Fall Wedding at Jacob's Pillow

I vividly remember the day that Emily reached out to me about planning her wedding.  My family was on a quickie summer vacation (since summers are our busy season, we can usually only get away for a couple of days at a time), and I was sitting by the pool when my phone rang.  (And now that I think about it, I shouldn't have even had my phone with me, so I guess it was fate!)  Emily explained that she had hired another wedding planner, had paid the deposit and never heard back from the planner again!  She explained that her wedding was only three months away, that nothing had really been done, and that she had seen some of my work in Well Wed Magazine.

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