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Join Fête24 at SO Événements Bordeaux 2024 Join Fête24 at SO Événements Bordeaux 2024 07/09/2022 Join Fête24 at SO Événements Bordeaux 2024 Join Fête24 at SO Événements Bordeaux 2024, March 13-14, at Hangar 14! Discover the latest in event planning, meet top suppliers, and network with industry professionals. Whether you're seeking innovation for weddings or events, or looking to connect with the events community in South-West France, this is the perfect opportunity. Find out practical info, our goals for the visit, and how you can be part of it. Stay tuned for updates and exclusive insights from Fête24 Backline Hire and Event Production Services Provided to Château Wedding Near Cognac Backline Hire and Event Production Services Provided to Château Wedding Near Cognac 07/09/2022 Backline Hire and Event Production Services Provided to Château Wedding Near Cognac Discover the elegance of No. 3 The Chateau, an exquisite events venue near Cognac, surrounded by vineyards and lavishly restored for perfection. Fête24 partnered with Chatelaine Events to provide extensive event equipment hire, including top-tier sound systems, lighting, and even a British DJ, saxophonist, and percussionist for a lively celebration. Contact Fête24, your trusted event production company in Southwest France, to make your upcoming event unforgettable. Fête24 Provides DJ Services and Event Production to Château Wedding Near Lanouaille Fête24 Provides DJ Services and Event Production to Château Wedding Near Lanouaille 07/09/2022 Fête24 Provides DJ Services and Event Production to Château Wedding Near Lanouaille Experience the magic of Chateau la Durantie, a stunning wedding destination in the East Dordogne region with on-site accommodations for up to 44 guests. Fête24 partnered with Julia Hatton of Chatelaine Events to provide top-notch event production services, including sound systems, lighting, and an English-speaking DJ. Make your South of France wedding unforgettable with Fête24's expertise and equipment. Contact us today for all your wedding event production needs. Fête24 Provides Wedding Event Production Services to Celebration in Montfort-sur-Argens Fête24 Provides Wedding Event Production Services to Celebration in Montfort-sur-Argens 07/09/2022 Fête24 Provides Wedding Event Production Services to Celebration in Montfort-sur-Argens Experience the enchantment of Chateau de Robernier, a 400-year-old Provencal castle surrounded by vineyards and formal gardens. Fête24 partnered with By Joanne Weddings to deliver a flawless wedding celebration. Our event production services included top-notch sound systems, DJ equipment, stunning lighting, and custom wedding monogram lighting. Contact us to make your Provence chateau wedding truly unforgettable. Fête24 Provides Wedding Event Production Services to a Dreamy Hilltop Wedding in Dordogne Fête24 Provides Wedding Event Production Services to a Dreamy Hilltop Wedding in Dordogne 07/09/2022 Fête24 Provides Wedding Event Production Services to a Dreamy Hilltop Wedding in Dordogne Discover the enchanting Chateau de Rouffillac, a medieval castle perched atop a hill with breathtaking views of the Dordogne River. Fête24 provided event production equipment and services for a wedding hosted in this historic venue. From sound systems for the ceremony to professional sound and lighting equipment for the reception, we bring your dream event to life. Contact us to discuss your wedding plans and experience excellence in event production. Sound System and Small Lighting Package Provided for Chateau Wedding in Gironde Sound System and Small Lighting Package Provided for Chateau Wedding in Gironde 07/09/2022 Sound System and Small Lighting Package Provided for Chateau Wedding in Gironde Explore Chateau de Garde, a stunning 18th-century chateau nestled between Moulon and Branne near Saint-Émilion in Bordeaux's vineyards. Fête24 provided top-notch sound and lighting for a memorable wedding reception. Contact us for your event equipment needs in Southern France. Fête24 Provides Extensive Wedding Event Production Services to Wedding in Cazoulès Fête24 Provides Extensive Wedding Event Production Services to Wedding in Cazoulès 07/09/2022 Fête24 Provides Extensive Wedding Event Production Services to Wedding in Cazoulès Discover Chateau du Raysse: a medieval castle near the Dordogne River in Cazoulès, South of France. Fête24 transformed it into a stunning wedding venue with top-notch sound, lighting, and event solutions. Contact us to make your South of France wedding magical. Dance Floor and Lighting Hire Package Supplied to château Wedding in the Garonne Valley Dance Floor and Lighting Hire Package Supplied to château Wedding in the Garonne Valley 07/09/2022 Dance Floor and Lighting Hire Package Supplied to château Wedding in the Garonne Valley Step into the enchanting world of Chateau de Goudourville with Fête24's latest blog post. Explore how our expert event production transformed a historic French chateau into a fairytale wedding venue, featuring elegant dance floors and ambient festoon lighting. Dive into this captivating story of creating unforgettable memories in the heart of the Garonne Valley Fête24 Supplies Sound Equipment to Wedding at Stunning Chateau in Périgord Noir Fête24 Supplies Sound Equipment to Wedding at Stunning Chateau in Périgord Noir 07/09/2022 Fête24 Supplies Sound Equipment to Wedding at Stunning Chateau in Périgord Noir Discover the enchanting Chateau de Lacoste wedding experience with Fête24's expert sound equipment rental services. Nestled in the picturesque Périgord Noir, our bespoke audio solutions and comprehensive event production services promise to make your Dordogne wedding unforgettable. Perfect for UK brides planning a dream destination wedding in France. Contact us to transform your wedding vision into reality. Fête24 Provides Outdoor Video Wall Hire to Private Event in Bordeaux Fête24 Provides Outdoor Video Wall Hire to Private Event in Bordeaux 07/09/2022 Fête24 Provides Outdoor Video Wall Hire to Private Event in Bordeaux Discover Fête24's exceptional outdoor LED video wall hire services for private events in Bordeaux. Elevate your event with our high-quality AV solutions, including vibrant LED screens and professional sound equipment. Perfect for weddings, parties, and more in the South of France. Call us for bespoke event experiences Fête24 Provides Extensive Event Production Services to Wedding in Castillon-Du-Gard Fête24 Provides Extensive Event Production Services to Wedding in Castillon-Du-Gard 07/09/2022 Fête24 Provides Extensive Event Production Services to Wedding in Castillon-Du-Gard Discover Fête24's exceptional event production at Hotel Le Vieux Castillon in the Gard region, featured on UK's 'First Dates Hotel'. From intimate wedding ceremonies under ancient trees to vibrant DJ-led dance floors, Fête24 elevates celebrations with top-tier sound and lighting equipment in France's most romantic hotel. Experience the perfect blend of historic charm and modern sophistication for your special day What Are the Wedding Trends for 2022 What Are the Wedding Trends for 2022 07/09/2022 What Are the Wedding Trends for 2022 Discover the wedding trends for 2022, from renting wedding dresses to the rise of outdoor weddings. Get an insight into the exciting changes shaping wedding celebrations this year. What Are the Different Wedding Styles in France What Are the Different Wedding Styles in France 07/09/2022 What Are the Different Wedding Styles in France Discover the different wedding styles in France, from the bohemian beach wedding to the classic traditional wedding. Choose the style that best represents you for an unforgettable celebration of your love. Rustic Weddings vs. Classic Weddings Rustic Weddings vs. Classic Weddings 07/09/2022 Rustic Weddings vs. Classic Weddings Discover the main differences between rustic and classic weddings, from attire to the ceremony venue and reception. Choose the style that best aligns with your vision for an unforgettable special day. Introducing Our New Backline Rental Service at Fête24 Introducing Our New Backline Rental Service at Fête24 07/09/2022 Introducing Our New Backline Rental Service at Fête24 Discover Fête24's new backline rental service for weddings & events across the south west of France. Premium equipment like DW drum kits, Nord keyboards, and more. Ideal for UK couples seeking a English speaking backline hire company. What Does a Rustic Style Wedding Look Like in France? What Does a Rustic Style Wedding Look Like in France? 07/09/2022 What Does a Rustic Style Wedding Look Like in France? Discover the elegance of a rustic wedding in France. Burlap, vintage furniture, cafe lights, and a touch of nature for an unforgettable ceremony. Find inspiration for your French rustic wedding. How Much Does a Marquee Cost to Hire for a Wedding in France How Much Does a Marquee Cost to Hire for a Wedding in France 07/09/2022 How Much Does a Marquee Cost to Hire for a Wedding in France Are you planning a dream wedding in France? Find out how much it costs to rent a marquee for your wedding in France. Explore the factors that influence the cost, from affordable options to luxurious extras. Get tips on finding the best value for your special day. Why Book a DJ for Your French Wedding Why Book a DJ for Your French Wedding 07/09/2022 Why Book a DJ for Your French Wedding Discover the benefits of hiring a professional wedding DJ in France. From expert music selection to flawless event coordination, our experienced DJs ensure a memorable and stress-free wedding celebration. Contact us for a seamless and unforgettable wedding entertainment experience. How Much Wine Do I Need for My Wedding? How Much Wine Do I Need for My Wedding? 07/09/2022 How Much Wine Do I Need for My Wedding? Calculating how much wine to buy for your wedding doesn't have to be complicated. Learn how to determine the right amount based on factors like guest count, budget, and wine preferences. Make sure everyone has enough to drink and enjoy the process! How Much Does a Wedding Dress Cost? How Much Does a Wedding Dress Cost? 07/09/2022 How Much Does a Wedding Dress Cost? Discover how much a wedding dress costs and the factors that influence its price. Learn about budget-friendly options, renting, alterations, and the hidden costs of accessories. Find the perfect dress without breaking the bank for your big day. How Much Does a Wedding Veil Cost? How Much Does a Wedding Veil Cost? 07/09/2022 How Much Does a Wedding Veil Cost? Discover the cost of a wedding veil, factors influencing its price, and how to save money while choosing the perfect veil for your wedding day. Learn how to budget for this essential bridal accessory. What is a Corkage Fee at a Wedding? What is a Corkage Fee at a Wedding? 07/09/2022 What is a Corkage Fee at a Wedding? Discover what a corkage fee is at a wedding, how much it can cost, and whether you should supply your own alcohol or buy it from the venue. Make an informed choice for your special day! What is a Dry Hire Wedding Venue? What is a Dry Hire Wedding Venue? 07/09/2022 What is a Dry Hire Wedding Venue? Discover what a dry hire wedding venue is and explore the pros and cons. Get top tips for choosing the perfect venue for your special day. Find out if a dry hire wedding venue is right for you! What is An Exclusive-Hire Wedding Venue? What is An Exclusive-Hire Wedding Venue? 07/09/2022 What is An Exclusive-Hire Wedding Venue? Explore the allure of an exclusive-hire wedding venue for your special day. Understand the unique benefits of having a venue entirely to yourself, offering complete personalisation and privacy. This guide explains the concept of exclusive-use venues, often found in countryside settings, and discusses their advantages for creating an intimate, tailor-made wedding experience. Perfect for couples seeking a venue that offers exclusivity and undivided attention for their celebration. How Do You Make A Wedding Budget? How Do You Make A Wedding Budget? 07/09/2022 How Do You Make A Wedding Budget? Discover the essential steps for creating a realistic and manageable wedding budget. Learn to allocate funds effectively, prioritize expenses, and ensure good value for money. This guide provides practical advice on balancing your dream wedding with financial prudence, helping you plan a beautiful celebration without breaking the bank. What Does an Open Bar Mean at a Wedding? What Does an Open Bar Mean at a Wedding? 07/09/2022 What Does an Open Bar Mean at a Wedding? Explore the concept of an open bar at weddings, offering unlimited drinks for guests with the host covering the cost. Learn about open bar benefits, cost considerations, and alternatives like limited bars to create a memorable and budget-friendly wedding experience. How To Set Up Your Wedding Reception Venue How To Set Up Your Wedding Reception Venue 07/09/2022 How To Set Up Your Wedding Reception Venue Get expert tips for setting up your dream wedding reception venue. From liaising with suppliers to creating a hassle-free schedule, this guide offers valuable insights into transforming your space into the perfect celebration setting. Learn how to coordinate with your venue, manage your suppliers, and enlist help to ensure a smooth and stress-free setup. Plus, discover the importance of planning for post-wedding cleanup. Make your wedding venue setup a breeze with these practical and efficient strategies! How to Make a Table Plan for Your Wedding How to Make a Table Plan for Your Wedding 07/09/2022 How to Make a Table Plan for Your Wedding Discover essential tips for creating the perfect wedding table plan. From considering venue size to understanding guest dynamics, learn how to seamlessly arrange seating for a memorable and stress-free celebration. Avoid common pitfalls and ensure a harmonious experience for all your guests. How Far in Advance Should You Book a Wedding Venue? How Far in Advance Should You Book a Wedding Venue? 07/09/2022 How Far in Advance Should You Book a Wedding Venue? Discover essential tips for selecting the perfect wedding date in our latest blog. Learn how to balance personal significance, venue availability, and practical considerations to ensure your special day aligns perfectly with your dream wedding vision. Start planning your memorable occasion with our expert guidance. How to Choose a Wedding Date How to Choose a Wedding Date 07/09/2022 How to Choose a Wedding Date Discover essential tips for selecting the perfect wedding date with our comprehensive guide. From considering meaningful dates and practicalities to venue availability and budget factors, find everything you need to plan your dream day. Ideal for couples embarking on their wedding planning journey. Entertainment Ideas for Your Wedding Entertainment Ideas for Your Wedding 07/09/2022 Entertainment Ideas for Your Wedding Explore a comprehensive guide to planning your dream winter wedding, complete with expert tips on weatherproofing your day, embracing seasonal décor and styling, selecting lighting and heating solutions, and incorporating winter-themed foods. Discover unique ideas to make your winter wedding a magical and memorable event, from venue selection to entertainment options. How to Plan a Winter Wedding How to Plan a Winter Wedding 07/09/2022 How to Plan a Winter Wedding Transform your winter wedding dreams into reality with our comprehensive guide. Explore essential tips to overcome seasonal challenges and embrace the enchanting beauty of a winter wedding, creating an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. What Song Should We Have for Our First Dance? What Song Should We Have for Our First Dance? 07/09/2022 What Song Should We Have for Our First Dance? Navigate the selection of your first dance song with insightful tips and a curated list of popular choices. Discover how to choose a track that resonates with your love story and sets the perfect tone for your magical first dance. How to Decorate Your Wedding Aisle How to Decorate Your Wedding Aisle 07/09/2022 How to Decorate Your Wedding Aisle Explore creative and practical tips for decorating your wedding aisle, ensuring it complements your ceremony's theme and creates an unforgettable walk down the aisle. Discover ideas for every style, from elegant florals to unique lighting. How to Pick the Right Celebrant for Your Wedding Ceremony How to Pick the Right Celebrant for Your Wedding Ceremony 07/09/2022 How to Pick the Right Celebrant for Your Wedding Ceremony Discover key strategies to choose the ideal wedding celebrant, aligning their style with your ceremony's theme and ensuring a personalized, memorable experience. Learn how to evaluate celebrants for a perfect fit. Should You Have Confetti at Your Wedding? Should You Have Confetti at Your Wedding? 07/09/2022 Should You Have Confetti at Your Wedding? Explore the charm and considerations of using confetti at your wedding. Weigh venue rules, eco-friendliness, and the magical touch confetti adds to wedding photos to decide if it's right for your celebration. Should I Book a Live Band or a DJ for My Wedding? Should I Book a Live Band or a DJ for My Wedding? 07/09/2022 Should I Book a Live Band or a DJ for My Wedding? Deciding between a live band or a DJ for your wedding? Explore the ambiance, variety, space, and cost factors to choose the perfect entertainment for your special day. Should I Invite My Work Colleagues to My Wedding? Should I Invite My Work Colleagues to My Wedding? 07/09/2022 Should I Invite My Work Colleagues to My Wedding? Deciding on inviting work colleagues to your wedding? Consider key factors like wedding size, relationship with colleagues, and budget. It's your special day; prioritize your comfort and preferences. Should You Have Real or Artificial Wedding Flowers? Should You Have Real or Artificial Wedding Flowers? 07/09/2022 Should You Have Real or Artificial Wedding Flowers? Decide between real and artificial flowers for your wedding with our guide. Explore the pros and cons of each, from the romantic scent and natural look of real flowers to the cost-effectiveness and versatility of artificial blooms, to create your perfect wedding ambiance. Does the Band At My Wedding Need a Stage? Does the Band At My Wedding Need a Stage? 07/09/2022 Does the Band At My Wedding Need a Stage? Decide whether to hire a stage for your wedding band with our guide. Consider factors like band visibility, sound quality, guest safety, costs, venue space, and setup logistics to create an unforgettable musical experience at your wedding reception. What DJ Equipment Do You Need for a Wedding? What DJ Equipment Do You Need for a Wedding? 07/09/2022 What DJ Equipment Do You Need for a Wedding? Equip your wedding reception with the perfect DJ setup. Discover the essential equipment for a wedding DJ, including PA systems, controllers, lighting, microphones, and headphones, to ensure a memorable and vibrant celebration with seamless sound and entertainment. How to Choose the Right DJ for Your Wedding How to Choose the Right DJ for Your Wedding 07/09/2022 How to Choose the Right DJ for Your Wedding Find the perfect DJ for your wedding with our guide. Learn how to define your musical tastes, consider budget, seek recommendations, conduct research, meet with DJs, and finalize your choice with a written agreement, ensuring a memorable and well-tuned reception. How to Decorate Your Wedding Tables How to Decorate Your Wedding Tables 07/09/2022 How to Decorate Your Wedding Tables Transform your wedding tables into stunning displays with our decorating guide. Learn how to choose a color scheme, select eye-catching centerpieces, coordinate tablecloths and place settings, and add personal touches with confetti, petals, and custom favors for an unforgettable celebration. Can You Rent a Wedding Arch? Can You Rent a Wedding Arch? 07/09/2022 Can You Rent a Wedding Arch? Discover the convenience and beauty of renting a wedding arch for your special day. Learn about the various styles available, the practical benefits of hiring over buying, and the cost implications, ensuring your ceremony is framed perfectly without the stress of ownership or construction. Can You Hire Balloons for a Wedding? Can You Hire Balloons for a Wedding? 07/09/2022 Can You Hire Balloons for a Wedding? Enhance your wedding decor with professionally hired balloons. Learn about the convenience and creativity of hiring a balloon decoration company for your wedding, with insights on costs, design options, and the advantages of choosing expert balloon artists for a stunning and stress-free celebration. How Much Alcohol Do You Need for a 200-Guest Wedding? How Much Alcohol Do You Need for a 200-Guest Wedding? 07/09/2022 How Much Alcohol Do You Need for a 200-Guest Wedding? Plan your wedding bar with precision using our guide to estimate alcohol needs for a 200-guest reception. Learn the recommended amounts of wine, beer, spirits, and champagne, plus tips on serving and extras like ice, mixers, and water, ensuring a well-stocked and memorable celebration. How Many Bartenders Do I Need at My Wedding Reception? How Many Bartenders Do I Need at My Wedding Reception? 07/09/2022 How Many Bartenders Do I Need at My Wedding Reception? Plan your wedding reception perfectly by understanding how many bartenders you'll need. Learn about factors influencing this decision, such as guest count, drink types, and venue size, and get tips on coordinating with your catering supplier or hiring staff directly for a seamless celebration. Should You Pay for Your Guests to Travel to Your Destination Wedding? Should You Pay for Your Guests to Travel to Your Destination Wedding? 07/09/2022 Should You Pay for Your Guests to Travel to Your Destination Wedding? Explore the considerations of whether to cover travel costs for guests at a destination wedding. Learn about typical guest expectations, ways to offset their expenses, and factors influencing the decision to contribute to airfare, accommodation, and related travel expenses. What is the Etiquette for Inviting Guests to a French Wedding? What is the Etiquette for Inviting Guests to a French Wedding? 07/09/2022 What is the Etiquette for Inviting Guests to a French Wedding? Navigate the unique French wedding invitation etiquette with our guide. Understand the tiered system of Faire-Part and full invitations, distinguishing between guests invited to the ceremony, cocktail hour, and the entire celebration, including the evening meal and party. Are Weddings Abroad Legal in the UK? Are Weddings Abroad Legal in the UK? 07/09/2022 Are Weddings Abroad Legal in the UK? Understand the legalities of having your wedding abroad recognized in the UK. Learn about the requirements for legal recognition, necessary documentation, and the process for ensuring your overseas marriage is valid and acknowledged by UK authorities. How Do I Plan My Own Wedding Abroad? How Do I Plan My Own Wedding Abroad? 07/09/2022 How Do I Plan My Own Wedding Abroad? Master the art of planning your dream wedding abroad with essential tips. Learn how to choose a destination, budget effectively, collaborate with local planners, accommodate guests, plan extra activities, secure wedding insurance, and organize travel documents for a seamless celebration. Wedding Insurance Abroad: What Do I Need? Wedding Insurance Abroad: What Do I Need? 07/09/2022 Wedding Insurance Abroad: What Do I Need? Secure peace of mind with wedding insurance for your destination wedding. Learn about coverage for loss, cancellations, supplier failures, and legal expenses, and understand policy exclusions and costs. Essential for safeguarding your special day abroad against unforeseen challenges. What Do You Need for a Wedding Abroad? What Do You Need for a Wedding Abroad? 07/09/2022 What Do You Need for a Wedding Abroad? Navigate the intricacies of planning a destination wedding with ease. Learn about checking legalities, choosing venues, considering all-inclusive packages, securing wedding insurance, and preparing essential documentation. Make your dream wedding abroad a seamless and unforgettable experience. How Much Does a Wedding Photographer Cost in France? How Much Does a Wedding Photographer Cost in France? 07/09/2022 How Much Does a Wedding Photographer Cost in France? Explore the cost of wedding photography in France, ranging from €1,000 to €3,000. Learn about factors influencing price, such as photographer experience, time required, photo quantity, and album choices. Get insights on booking timelines and tips to save on photography for your special day in France. Where Are the Best Destination Wedding Locations in France? Where Are the Best Destination Wedding Locations in France? 07/09/2022 Where Are the Best Destination Wedding Locations in France? Discover France's most enchanting wedding destinations, from the romantic streets of Paris to the lush vineyards of Provence and the fairytale castles of the Loire Valley. Learn about each region's unique charm and offerings, ensuring your French destination wedding is a dream come true. When Should You Send Out Invitations for a Destination Wedding? When Should You Send Out Invitations for a Destination Wedding? 07/09/2022 When Should You Send Out Invitations for a Destination Wedding? Learn the optimal timing for sending destination wedding invitations, essential for allowing guests to prepare for travel. Discover when to send save-the-dates and invitations, what to include for clarity, and the importance of timely thank-you cards in our detailed guide. How to Invite Guests to a Destination Wedding? How to Invite Guests to a Destination Wedding? 07/09/2022 How to Invite Guests to a Destination Wedding? Master the art of inviting guests to your destination wedding with practical tips. Learn how to choose dates, manage guest lists, create a wedding website, send save-the-dates and invitations, keep guests informed, and offer support. Ensure a smooth, enjoyable experience for everyone involved. Why Do a Destination Wedding in France? Why Do a Destination Wedding in France? 07/09/2022 Why Do a Destination Wedding in France? Discover why France is the ideal destination for your dream wedding. Learn about its breathtaking venues, exquisite cuisine, exceptional value, and a plethora of activities for guests. From the romance of chateaus to the convenience of accessibility, France offers an unforgettable setting for your special day. How to Plan a Destination Wedding in France How to Plan a Destination Wedding in France 07/09/2022 How to Plan a Destination Wedding in France Embark on planning your dream destination wedding in France with our essential guide. Discover tips on early planning, budgeting, selecting the perfect venue, and ensuring a memorable guest experience. From partnering with a wedding planner to finalizing the details, get insights to make your French wedding a fairy-tale reality. Do French Weddings Have a Wedding Cake? Do French Weddings Have a Wedding Cake? 07/09/2022 Do French Weddings Have a Wedding Cake? Explore the unique tradition of the croquembouche at French weddings, a delightful alternative to the typical wedding cake. Learn about its history, presentation, and significance, and discover how this elegant pastry tower can add a touch of French elegance to your special day. What Food is Served at a French Wedding? What Food is Served at a French Wedding? 07/09/2022 What Food is Served at a French Wedding? Indulge in the culinary delights of a French wedding. Discover the traditional and modern dishes, from canapés and hors d'oeuvres to the iconic croquembouche. Learn about French wedding food customs, including vegetarian options, and when to book caterers for a delectable experience. Are There Any British Wedding DJs or Bands in France? Are There Any British Wedding DJs or Bands in France? 07/09/2022 Are There Any British Wedding DJs or Bands in France? Planning a destination wedding in France? Explore options for hiring British or English-speaking DJs and bands. Learn where to find them, booking timelines, costs, and the benefits of having an English-speaking entertainer for a seamless, culturally attuned celebration. How Much Do You Give As a Wedding Gift in France? How Much Do You Give As a Wedding Gift in France? 07/09/2022 How Much Do You Give As a Wedding Gift in France? Navigate the etiquette of wedding gifts in France with our guide. Learn how much to give based on your relationship with the couple, understand the norms for monetary gifts, and explore options for wedding lists or charitable donations. Ideal for guests and couples planning a French wedding. What’s the Dress Code for a French Wedding? What’s the Dress Code for a French Wedding? 07/09/2022 What’s the Dress Code for a French Wedding? Learn the dos and don'ts of dressing for a French wedding. Discover attire tips for men and women, outfit change customs, and what to avoid. Get insights on navigating the dress code for ceremonies and receptions in France, ensuring a chic and appropriate style. Should You Pay for Your Destination Wedding Guests' Accommodation? Should You Pay for Your Destination Wedding Guests' Accommodation? 07/09/2022 Should You Pay for Your Destination Wedding Guests' Accommodation? Should you pay for your guests' accommodation at a destination wedding? Explore the considerations, from budget and guest list size to negotiating hotel discounts. Learn how to approach accommodation costs thoughtfully and avoid common mistakes in our latest blog post. How Long Do You Need a DJ for Your French Wedding? How Long Do You Need a DJ for Your French Wedding? 07/09/2022 How Long Do You Need a DJ for Your French Wedding? Planning a French wedding? Learn how long to hire a DJ for a memorable celebration. Discover the key roles DJs play, from the vin d'honneur to the reception, and tips on music selection and pre-wedding preparations. What is a Wedding Backdrop? What is a Wedding Backdrop? 07/09/2022 What is a Wedding Backdrop? Explore the transformative power of wedding backdrops in our detailed guide. Learn how they add elegance to your ceremony, with tips on styles, sizes, and materials. From traditional floral arches to innovative designs, find out how to choose the perfect backdrop to frame your vows and enhance photo memories. Whether it's for the ceremony or reception, our post offers valuable insights and inspiration for every couple planning their special day. How to Choose a Wedding Photographer? How to Choose a Wedding Photographer? 07/09/2022 How to Choose a Wedding Photographer? Uncover key tips for selecting the perfect wedding photographer in our latest guide. Dive into the essentials of wedding photography, from evaluating styles to understanding pricing, ensuring your special day is captured beautifully. Ideal for couples planning their dream wedding! What is a Plus-One at a Wedding? What is a Plus-One at a Wedding? 07/09/2022 What is a Plus-One at a Wedding? Explore the etiquette of wedding plus-ones in our latest post. Discover tips on guest list management, from deciding who gets a plus-one to handling RSVPs, for a perfectly planned wedding. Ideal for couples planning their big day! What Is The Average Dance Floor Size For A Wedding What Is The Average Dance Floor Size For A Wedding 07/09/2022 What Is The Average Dance Floor Size For A Wedding Discover the perfect dance floor size for your French wedding with Fête24's comprehensive guide. From intimate gatherings to grand celebrations, find the ideal style and size for your special day. Plus, real client testimonials and expert tips to elevate your celebration How Much is a Marquee Wedding in France? How Much is a Marquee Wedding in France? 07/09/2022 How Much is a Marquee Wedding in France? Explore the cost of a marquee wedding in France with this comprehensive guide. From rolling vineyards to historic chateaus, this article provides a detailed breakdown of costs for this unique and personalized wedding experience, including venue hire across various locations. Uncover the appeal of increasingly popular marquee weddings in France and start planning your dream destination wedding today Creating Unforgettable Memories: A Dream French Wedding in a 15th-Century Chateau Creating Unforgettable Memories: A Dream French Wedding in a 15th-Century Chateau 07/09/2022 Creating Unforgettable Memories: A Dream French Wedding in a 15th-Century Chateau Hotel Château de la Côte in Périgord Vert, Dordogne, is an idyllic 15th-century wedding venue. It offers a fairytale atmosphere with modern amenities, exquisite dining, and exclusive use for weddings. The venue, set amidst 19 acres of parkland, features charming ivy-adorned walls, terraces, a courtyard, a bar, and a swimming pool. With 30 years of experience, the owners ensure a well-managed event. The hotel can accommodate 48 overnight guests, while weddings can host over 200 attendees Make Your French Wedding a Royal Affair In Cognac Make Your French Wedding a Royal Affair In Cognac 07/09/2022 Make Your French Wedding a Royal Affair In Cognac Chateau de Cognac is a magnificent wedding venue in France that combines royal grandeur with affordability. Its unique blend of medieval and Renaissance architecture, along with spacious courtyards and terraces, provides a spectacular setting for events. With a capacity for 250 seated guests and 300 for a cocktail gathering, it's perfect for large celebrations. The chateau's central location offers various accommodations, making it an ideal choice for an unforgettable wedding day. Rustic French Wedding Retreat in the Chalosse Region Rustic French Wedding Retreat in the Chalosse Region 07/09/2022 Rustic French Wedding Retreat in the Chalosse Region Immerse yourself in the authentic French countryside experience at Chateau Duviella, a 17th-century Maison de Maître. Ideal for rustic and boho-inspired weddings, this charming venue in the heart of the Chalosse region boasts a fascinating history, 16 stylish bedrooms, manicured lawns, and exclusive amenities including a swimming pool, a renovated barn for receptions, and various on-site activities. Enjoy exclusive access for your unique wedding celebration Enjoy A Romantic Rooftop Wedding at a Sublime Bordeaux Chateau Enjoy A Romantic Rooftop Wedding at a Sublime Bordeaux Chateau 07/09/2022 Enjoy A Romantic Rooftop Wedding at a Sublime Bordeaux Chateau Experience a fairytale wedding at Chateau de Camarsac, a 14th-century castle in the heart of France's wine country. Exchange vows on a rooftop terrace with panoramic views of vineyards and rolling hills, celebrate with exquisite wines produced on the estate, and host your special day in a venue rich with history and charm. Just 25 minutes from Bordeaux city center, this castle is the perfect combination of romance and rustic beauty Enjoy a Poetic, Romantic, and Unique Wedding Celebration in the Lot Region Enjoy a Poetic, Romantic, and Unique Wedding Celebration in the Lot Region 07/09/2022 Enjoy a Poetic, Romantic, and Unique Wedding Celebration in the Lot Region Experience the rich history and modern amenities of Chateau Barayre, a unique all-in-one wedding venue in the South of France. Featuring a castle, a 17th-century barn, a church, and accommodations, it's the perfect blend of historical charm and convenience for your special day. Experience a Unique and Intimate Wedding in Piégut-Pluviers Experience a Unique and Intimate Wedding in Piégut-Pluviers 07/09/2022 Experience a Unique and Intimate Wedding in Piégut-Pluviers Embrace rustic charm and exclusivity at the Old Station Cottages in the heart of the Dordogne region. With quaint cottages, ample outdoor space, and amenities, this venue offers a unique and intimate setting for a memorable wedding celebration. Celebrate a Riverside Romance on the Banks of the River Charente Celebrate a Riverside Romance on the Banks of the River Charente 07/09/2022 Celebrate a Riverside Romance on the Banks of the River Charente Experience the enchantment of The Priory, a 16th-century wedding venue in Bourg-Charente. With its serene riverside location, stunning gardens, and charming architecture, it offers a perfect blend of heritage and natural beauty for your special day. From a Fascinating History to a Fairytale Happily Ever After: Getting Married at a Truly Unique French Chateau From a Fascinating History to a Fairytale Happily Ever After: Getting Married at a Truly Unique French Chateau 07/09/2022 From a Fascinating History to a Fairytale Happily Ever After: Getting Married at a Truly Unique French Chateau Immerse yourself in history and romance at Chateau de Crazannes, a 14th-century French castle known for its unique past and striking architecture. Offering spacious parklands, a Roman chapel, ample reception space, and accommodation, it's the perfect choice for a fairytale wedding venue Enjoy a Rustic and Romantic Wedding at a Quaint 15th-Century Chateau Near Poitiers Enjoy a Rustic and Romantic Wedding at a Quaint 15th-Century Chateau Near Poitiers 07/09/2022 Enjoy a Rustic and Romantic Wedding at a Quaint 15th-Century Chateau Near Poitiers Step into a romantic 15th-century fairytale at Chateau Mareuil, a wedding venue offering rustic charm, modern amenities, and stunning views of the French countryside. Ideal for intimate celebrations, this exclusive-use castle blends history and comfort for an unforgettable experience Say 'I Do' Amongst the Bordeaux Vines at a Grand Chateau Say 'I Do' Amongst the Bordeaux Vines at a Grand Chateau 07/09/2022 Say 'I Do' Amongst the Bordeaux Vines at a Grand Chateau Experience the luxury of Chateau Lafitte in Bordeaux, an iconic 19th-century wine estate and wedding venue. Celebrate your love amidst vineyards and historic opulence in one of the world's leading wine regions Why Should You Hire a Marquee for Your Open-Air French Wedding Reception? Why Should You Hire a Marquee for Your Open-Air French Wedding Reception? 07/09/2022 Why Should You Hire a Marquee for Your Open-Air French Wedding Reception? Looking to elevate your open-air French wedding reception? Discover the benefits of hiring a marquee. Whether you want to showcase the natural beauty of your location or create an intimate gathering, an outdoor wedding can present challenges in terms of guest comfort and logistics. A marquee offers the perfect solution, providing both shelter and style in a temporary structure. Find out why hiring a marquee for your outdoor French wedding reception is a wise choice and ensure a memorable and enjoyable. How to Organise an Outdoor Wedding Reception in France? How to Organise an Outdoor Wedding Reception in France? 07/09/2022 How to Organise an Outdoor Wedding Reception in France? Planning an unforgettable outdoor wedding reception in France? Discover expert tips and essential steps to organize the perfect celebration. From selecting the ideal venue and coordinating with vendors to creating a stunning ambiance and ensuring smooth logistics, this guide covers everything you need to know. Explore our comprehensive guide to organizing an outdoor wedding reception in France and create cherished memories that will last a lifetime. What Are the Factors That Influence Event Tent Hire Prices in France? What Are the Factors That Influence Event Tent Hire Prices in France? 07/09/2022 What Are the Factors That Influence Event Tent Hire Prices in France? Looking for affordable event tent hire in France? Discover the key factors influencing event tent prices. From the quality and materials of the structure to the design and construction, various elements impact the cost of your event tent. Choose from a range of options, including robust framed marquees made from premium materials or more budget-friendly open-sided tents. Find the perfect fit for your event while considering your budget with our comprehensive guide to event tent hire prices in France. 6 Considerations for Choosing Your Outdoor French Wedding Marquee 6 Considerations for Choosing Your Outdoor French Wedding Marquee 07/09/2022 6 Considerations for Choosing Your Outdoor French Wedding Marquee Getting married in France gives you the opportunity to create a unique and memorable wedding for you and your guests. Many regions within the so-called "Country of Love" offer beautiful settings, so many couples opt to have an outdoor French wedding reception within a marquee or event tent. But before you say “oui” to this type of setup, there are a few things you should consider. Let's look at five of the most important things to keep in mind when planning your outdoor wedding reception. Why Choose a Stretch Tent for Your Upcoming Event? Why Choose a Stretch Tent for Your Upcoming Event? 07/09/2022 Why Choose a Stretch Tent for Your Upcoming Event? Whether you're planning an outdoor wedding or a party in the South West of France, hiring an stretch tent is a great way to protect your guests from the elements and ensure that everyone enjoys their time. Stretch tents are an increasingly popular choice for events because they offer a range of benefits over traditional marquees. So, with that in mind, let's take a look at why stretch tents are the perfect choice for your upcoming event & how Fête24 can help you How to Plan Your Cocktail Hour Playlist How to Plan Your Cocktail Hour Playlist 07/09/2022 How to Plan Your Cocktail Hour Playlist The cocktail hour (or the vin d'honneur, to give it its proper name) is a crucial aspect of any French wedding. It's the element of the wedding immediately following the ceremony that sets the tone for the rest of the day, Music can play a massive role in your guests' enjoyment, some of whom will be leaving your celebration after this portion of the day. With that in mind, here are a few tips to ensure you create the perfect cocktail hour playlist for your special day. 17 Questions You Need to Ask Your Wedding DJ Before Hiring 17 Questions You Need to Ask Your Wedding DJ Before Hiring 07/09/2022 17 Questions You Need to Ask Your Wedding DJ Before Hiring Ensure the perfect musical atmosphere for your wedding day with our comprehensive guide on hiring the right DJ. We lay out 17 critical questions to ask your potential wedding DJ, ensuring you get the best talent to keep your guests entertained and dancing all night. Don't leave your wedding music to chance; equip yourself with the right questions and make an informed decision Why Your Wedding DJ Might Be Your Most Important Wedding Vendor Why Your Wedding DJ Might Be Your Most Important Wedding Vendor 07/09/2022 Why Your Wedding DJ Might Be Your Most Important Wedding Vendor Discover the pivotal role a professional wedding DJ plays in transforming your special day into an unforgettable celebration. Our in-depth guide helps you understand the power of a skilled DJ, who does more than just play music - they can be the heartbeat of your wedding reception. Don't underestimate the potential of a great DJ; they can indeed make or break your wedding day! The Art of DJing Your French Wedding The Art of DJing Your French Wedding 07/09/2022 The Art of DJing Your French Wedding When hiring a professional DJ for your French wedding (something we strongly recommend), it still pays to know a few basics about the art of DJing. That way, you can ensure that your DJ gives you the perfect set and meets all your needs. So without further ado, let's get into the basics of DJing for a French wedding Celebrate Your Love at a Charming Chateau in the Heart of the Médoc Celebrate Your Love at a Charming Chateau in the Heart of the Médoc 07/09/2022 Celebrate Your Love at a Charming Chateau in the Heart of the Médoc Experience a fairytale wedding at the enchanting Chateau de l'Isle, an 18th-century marvel nestled in the heart of the Médoc Region. From the unique octagonal design to the serene private park, every corner tells a story of centuries-old elegance. Let Fête24 help recommend the right sound, light & production at this gorgeous French countryside architectural gem near Bordeaux. Visit www.fete24.com for info about our event & wedding services. Do You Need Lighting for a Wedding? Do You Need Lighting for a Wedding? 07/09/2022 Do You Need Lighting for a Wedding? A specialist wedding lighting company will design & create & lighting package to suit your requirements making a significant impact on your wedding celebration. Not only does it enhance your wedding theme and overall ambience, but it also helps your photographer create beautiful photos and capture incredible video content of the day. How Much Does It Cost To Rent Wedding Lights in France? How Much Does It Cost To Rent Wedding Lights in France? 07/09/2022 How Much Does It Cost To Rent Wedding Lights in France? The cost will depend on several factors, such as the size of your venue and your overall wedding décor theme. However, for a wedding with 100 guests in the South of France, you can expect to pay between €500 and €1,500 for a complete lighting package. Large, extravagant chateau weddings will affect the cost as would also venues that require exterior uplighting. How Much Do Fairy Lights Cost to Hire for a Wedding in France? How Much Do Fairy Lights Cost to Hire for a Wedding in France? 07/09/2022 How Much Do Fairy Lights Cost to Hire for a Wedding in France? Your hire cost will depend entirely on how many meters you hire. If you want to merely wrap a few prominent venue pillars or wooden beams in the roof of your barn in fairy lights, then you may only spend 200€ HT. For more extensive requirements, such as creating a fairy light canopy for your venue, you could spend as much as 1,800€ HT How Much Do Wedding Arches Cost to Hire in France? How Much Do Wedding Arches Cost to Hire in France? 07/09/2022 How Much Do Wedding Arches Cost to Hire in France? Wedding arch hire varies quite dramatically in price depending on your specifications. Simple, plain wooden arches can cost as little as €150 per day. However, bespoke arches with custom floral decorations can cost hundreds of euros, with extravagant pieces costing upwards of €1,500. How Long Do French Weddings Last? How Long Do French Weddings Last? 07/09/2022 How Long Do French Weddings Last? French weddings often span multiple days. The first day involves a civil ceremony at the local town hall. The next day, couples then participate in a religious or symbolic ceremony, immediately followed by an all-night party. The wedding then comes to a close with a brunch on the following morning. Do You Need to Hire a Dance Floor for an Indoor Wedding? Do You Need to Hire a Dance Floor for an Indoor Wedding? 07/09/2022 Do You Need to Hire a Dance Floor for an Indoor Wedding? While, technically speaking, there is no need for any wedding to have a dedicated dance floor, they make an excellent focal point and encourage your wedding guests to get up and dance in a safe and fun manner. Depending on your choices, they can also form an essential part of your wedding décor. How Much Does It Cost to Hire Uplighters for a Wedding in France? How Much Does It Cost to Hire Uplighters for a Wedding in France? 07/09/2022 How Much Does It Cost to Hire Uplighters for a Wedding in France? The great news is wireless LED uplighters are far from expensive. You can expect to pay between and 20 - 25 euros per light per 24 hours of hire, meaning you could hire 20 uplights for as little as 300€ HT How Much Does Lighting Cost for a Wedding in France? How Much Does Lighting Cost for a Wedding in France? 07/09/2022 How Much Does Lighting Cost for a Wedding in France? Whether you are planning a rustic and romantic wedding at a chateau or a wedding by the sea at a chic boutique hotel, lighting plays a vital role in your wedding décor. Getting your lighting right can really make a difference to the overall look and feel of your French wedding What's the Difference Between String Festoon and Drop Festoon Lighting? What's the Difference Between String Festoon and Drop Festoon Lighting? 07/09/2022 What's the Difference Between String Festoon and Drop Festoon Lighting? There are two main types of festoon lighting used in the events industry, string festoon lighting and drop festoon lighting. If you are in the midst of planning an event, it can be helpful to know the difference between these festoon lights and understand how each of their characteristics might be more appropriate for your event. How Do You Decorate a Wedding Arch? How Do You Decorate a Wedding Arch? 07/09/2022 How Do You Decorate a Wedding Arch? Wedding arches form a vital part of any French wedding, providing the all-important backdrop for the wedding ceremony. With that in mind, let's take a look at your options when it comes to decorating your wedding arch. How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Wedding DJ in France? How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Wedding DJ in France? 07/09/2022 How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Wedding DJ in France? If you're planning a wedding in France, then it's highly likely that you'll want to hire a DJ capable of ensuring you have a party befitting the occasion. Having an experienced wedding DJ can make all the difference to your event, setting the tone and style of your post-dinner frivolities. What Kind of Lighting Do You Need for a Wedding? What Kind of Lighting Do You Need for a Wedding? 07/09/2022 What Kind of Lighting Do You Need for a Wedding? There's no question that lighting is one of the most crucial elements of your wedding production. Just a few carefully placed lights can set the mood, illuminate your venue's noteworthy features, and create an uncompromisingly spectacular event. What Size Marquee Do I Need for a Wedding with 100 Guests? What Size Marquee Do I Need for a Wedding with 100 Guests? 07/09/2022 What Size Marquee Do I Need for a Wedding with 100 Guests? If you're in the midst of planning an outdoor wedding with around 100 of your closest family and friends in attendance, then you may well have turned your attention to the marquee and what size you might need. How Many String Lights Do I Need for a Wedding Reception? How Many String Lights Do I Need for a Wedding Reception? 07/09/2022 How Many String Lights Do I Need for a Wedding Reception? If you're planning a wedding reception, you may well have already turned your attention to the event lighting. String lights (often referred to as fairy lights) are considered a must for many weddings, as they help create a magical and rustic mood for your reception. What Are Some of the French Wedding Traditions? What Are Some of the French Wedding Traditions? 07/09/2022 What Are Some of the French Wedding Traditions? Whether you've just been invited to a French wedding and you're wondering what to expect, or you're looking to marry in this romantic country and want to include some native customs, several French wedding traditions depart quite significantly from those in English-speaking Western cultures. Do French Weddings Have Bridesmaids? Do French Weddings Have Bridesmaids? 07/09/2022 Do French Weddings Have Bridesmaids? If you've recently been invited to a French wedding, you might be wondering if they share many of the traditions of the Western English-speaking world, such as bridesmaids and groomsmen. Where Can I Get Married in the South of France? Where Can I Get Married in the South of France? 07/09/2022 Where Can I Get Married in the South of France? Whether you are a French couple looking for somewhere picturesque to tie the knot, or you're coming from abroad to enjoy the splendours the South of France has to offer, the good news is that there are plenty of wedding venues for you to choose from within this region. Can I Get Married in France on a Tourist Visa? Can I Get Married in France on a Tourist Visa? 07/09/2022 Can I Get Married in France on a Tourist Visa? If you are thinking of tying the knot in France, you might well be investigating the legal requirements for your marriage and what you need in terms of a visa if you are currently a resident of another country.  How Much Does the Average Wedding in the South of France Cost? How Much Does the Average Wedding in the South of France Cost? 07/09/2022 How Much Does the Average Wedding in the South of France Cost? Are you dreaming of having a chateau wedding in the South of France? Or perhaps a more intimate ceremony and reception at a boutique hotel? Whatever your specific wedding plans, if you're thinking of marrying in this popular region of France, you'll no doubt want to assess costs before pressing ahead with your wedding planning. How Much Does a Wedding Planner Cost in the South of France? How Much Does a Wedding Planner Cost in the South of France? 07/09/2022 How Much Does a Wedding Planner Cost in the South of France? An experienced wedding planner can make all the difference to your wedding celebration. Not only are they experts in transforming your initial ideas into a workable wedding concept, but they will often pay for themselves in savings accrued through negotiated deals and close relationships with wedding suppliers.  Who Pays for the Wedding in France? Who Pays for the Wedding in France? 07/09/2022 Who Pays for the Wedding in France? Whether you're a curious wedding guest or you've just got engaged, there will be many of you wondering who is responsible for paying for perhaps the most significant life event there is.  How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Chateau in the South of France for a Wedding? How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Chateau in the South of France for a Wedding? 07/09/2022 How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Chateau in the South of France for a Wedding? When planning an intimate or extravagant wedding in the South of France, you might well be wondering how much it may cost you to hire out one of the many chateaus dotted across this beautiful region.

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