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How to Create a Unique Wedding

When it comes to weddings, making it truly unique and personal can sometimes feel like an impossible task, especially when you’ve seen it all. But fear not, because here at Nazareth Hall, we’ve got some insider tips and tales to help you make your big day stand out from the rest and create a truly […]

The Perfect Setting – Indoor or Outdoor?

Planning a wedding is an adventure in itself, a journey filled with surprises, considerations, and countless decisions to make. From the venue to the vows, every detail matters, and it’s easy to underestimate just how much goes into orchestrating a truly memorable day. Whether you’re opting for an indoor chapel ceremony or an outdoor extravaganza, […]

Is a Nazareth Hall Hostess the same as a Wedding Planner?

So, you’re gearing up for your big day, and you’ve got a ton of things to figure out. Most importantly, among those decisions is whether you only need Nazareth Hall’s wedding hostess or you also need an additional day-of-coordinator. But wait, aren’t they kinda the same thing? Not exactly! Let’s break it down and help […]

Are Wedding Favors Worth It?

Wedding favors – those charming little tokens of appreciation that couples offer to their guests as a gesture of gratitude for celebrating their special day. They can range from practical to whimsical, from the traditional to the trendy. But the question remains: are wedding favors truly worth it? Let’s unpack this age-old debate. Firstly, let’s […]

Navigating the Wedding Budget Maze

Planning a wedding is an exciting journey filled with joy, love, and the inevitable budget discussions. In this blog post, we’ll explore the often-overlooked aspects of wedding planning, focusing on the importance of responsible spending and making informed choices while sticking to your wedding budget. Understanding Your Wedding Budget The central theme of this blog […]

Nazareth Hall’s Guide to Rehearsal Dinners

  For a truly memorable experience, why not treat your wedding party to an elegant rehearsal dinner at Nazareth Hall? Whether you’re looking for a casual gathering or an upscale event. Nazareth Hall has the perfect space to host your rehearsal dinner. Let us help you make memories that will last a lifetime! Photo by […]

Navigating Red Flags with Wedding Vendors

In the world of weddings, finding the right vendors can be a daunting task. All of the choices can sometimes lead to confusion and, unfortunately, a few bad apples in the bunch. Today, we’re talking about the often-overlooked topic of red flags when searching for wedding vendors. The Quest for the Perfect Wedding Vendor Embarking […]

Setting the Stage for Your Big Day: The Art of Wedding Invitations

When it comes to planning a wedding, there are countless details to consider. Everything is important from choosing the perfect venue to deciding on the most delicious cake flavor. However, one often overlooked, yet crucial element of your wedding preparations is the invitation. Wedding invitations serve as more than just a formality; they set the […]

Benefits of an All-Inclusive Wedding Venue

Hello, from your friends at Swatch Studios! You may have heard us over on the Naz Hall Podcast or maybe you stopped and talked to us at the Bridal House. Either way, we are excited to be here talking about the benefits of booking an all-inclusive wedding venue (much like our very own, Nazareth Hall).  [...]

Sip, Sip, Hooray! All About Our Bars

An in-depth guide to the bars at Nazareth Hall. Nazareth Hall offers five different bar packages for you to select for your wedding! This guide is to help explain what’s included in each and help answer some frequently asked, bar-related questions. Our packages are unlimited during your reception. They can be customized to accommodate your […]

2022 Wedding Trends Prediction

With the 2022 wedding season shaping up to be record breaking, we are predicting some of the biggest 2022 wedding trends when it comes to colors, details, and theme!  Colors One look on Pinterest and you can see definite color palettes emerging for 2022 wedding trends. However, selecting one color for all the dress and […]

Tips on Tipping Wedding Vendors

Recently, we have been receiving more and more questions regarding tipping wedding vendors. We thought this blog would be a helpful resource while you are planning out and budgeting expenses! As most of you know, at Nazareth Hall gratuity is never required and never expected. However, if you have figured the gratuity into your budget […]

“You’re Invited!” (to read this blog)

Wedding Invitations are informational guides for your wedding to your guests. You always want to be sure to include as much information as possible for your guests to minimize confusion the day of the wedding! Whether you are selecting pre-made invitations or creating your own from scratch, consider this blog the roadmap to creating a […]

It All Started with a Man Named Bob

Built in 1927 as an all-boy Catholic boarding school.  However, it eventually started to evolve into a renowned military school for boys. Operating until 1982, the school stayed true to its Catholic roots and the nuns who served and taught here. Re-emerging with a new mission and purpose, Nazareth Hall was reborn… “The year was […]

Summer Wedding Tips

Summer is one of the most popular times of the year for weddings. Here are some wedding tips to help you beat the heat and have an amazing Summer wedding! Find Ways to Keep Your Guests Cool During an Outdoor Ceremony Outdoor ceremonies are beautiful, but it can get hot. You can keep your guests […]

COVID-Friendly Reception Ideas

With the current banquet orders, couples everywhere are having to get creative with their receptions. Here are some fun, Covid-friendly games and activities to have during your reception! 1) Name that Tune/Finish the Lyrics This is an awesome way to incorporate music during the reception and to utilize your DJ! There are a few ways […]

Nazareth Hall Hostess Quiz!

Find out which day-of Hostess is the best fit for you!! Nazareth Hall provides a complimentary day-of coordinator . They will arrive two hours prior to your ceremony. They are tasked with ensuring the day runs smoothly.  She will assist and coordinate the timeline with vendors, waitstaff, and the wedding party. Her duties include lining […]

Questions to Ask Your Wedding Vendors

Choosing the right wedding vendors can be a difficult process! With so many to choose from, it can be overwhelming to try and find the perfect match. We have created a list of questions to help with the search. Check out our Preferred Vendors Guide for professional vendors in the area! DJ’s or Bands How […]

So You Had to Move Your Wedding Because of COVID-19

They say the first year of marriage is the hardest. However, for some of you, you haven’t even had the chance to experience the first year of your marriage yet and you are already facing some of the toughest days you will experience together. But there are wedding resources to make year one will be […]

A Wedding Photographer Shares the Best Places for Unique Photos at Nazareth Hall

Eek! You’re getting married! (And your wedding day is coming up fast!) You’ve picked the perfect venue, wedding photographer, and dress – and you can’t stop dreaming of the gorgeous photos you’ll have to cherish your day. A Setting Your Wedding Photographer Will Love If you’re like me, you’re obsessed with Nazareth Hall and its […]

Bridal House Tips & Tricks

Nazareth Hall will be hosting a Bridal House for the first time since 2018! On March 8th, 2020 get ready for the biggest and BEST Bridal House yet! Meanwhile, we will be featuring some of the best DJ’s, florists, photographers, photo-booths, and bridal shops in the area! Above all, if you like free food, giveaways […]

Find Your Perfect Ballroom

With Nazareth Hall offering 3 different ballrooms, it might be hard to figure out which one will fit your wedding vision the best! Click on the button below to find out which ballroom is right for you!     A BIG thank-you to some of the vendors featured in this quiz! Country Rd. Designs Luckybird […]

Wedding Theme Quiz

A wedding theme will set the tone for the entire day and helps to guide each decision through out the planning process. For many couples, this first big decisions is an overwhelming one. From modern to more classic and romantic, the variations and styles are endless. With so many options, this selection can be daunting. [...]

Hostess with the Mostest (Advice)

Nazareth Hall supplies each couple a complimentary hostess. They are day-of event coordinators who arrive 2 hours prior to the ceremony for the couple’s special day! Hostesses are tasked with making sure the day runs smoothly with all those involved, such as bridal party, family, vendors, and wait staff. They can also bustle the bride’s […]

Wedding Planning Timeline: Your Go-To Guide

FINALLY! The time has come, you’re engaged to the love of your life and you can officially start planning the wedding of your dreams. The day you have been dreaming about since you were eight years old using your bed sheets as a dress and your pillowcase as a veil is finally a reality and […]

Preparing for Your Venue Search

Here are suggestions of what to prepare and bring with you for a venue tour!  These tips will not only help your coordinator but will also help organize your thoughts before the search!   1. Guest Capacity for your Venue (minimum and maximum) Before searching for any venues, it would be in your best interest […]

Tips for Planning a Winter Wedding

There are SO many benefits to having a winter wedding. Venues tend to have more available dates, prices are lower, vendors are more flexible…etc. However, winter weddings shouldn’t be planned as you would normally plan a Spring, Summer, or Fall wedding. Here are some tips for hosting a successful winter wedding!   Minimize the distance […]

Ultimate Packing List

We all know that preparing for a wedding can be overwhelmingly stressful. No matter how much time you've spent planning, there are multiple items that are easily forgotten. While wedding vendors such as florists, DJ's, photographers, and bakeries take care of most of these items, it's always best to cover your bases! Not only will [...]

Something Borrowed, Blue, and Truly You

These days, there are countless wedding ideas out there. From Pinterest, to those Facebook groups where EVERYONE seems to have an opinion, it can all be so overwhelming! As a bride, it felt like I was constantly fighting with myself. I would find all of these ideas on Pinterest, that looked great, but I had […]

Pros and Cons of a First Look

“Are you planning on having a first look?” This is one of the most controversial questions we ask brides and grooms. If you are still struggling to decide whether you want to see your bride or groom before the ceremony, this blog will help you reach a decision! What is a “first look”? A first […]

A Bride’s Perspective

When You’re the One Walking Down the Aisle | A Bride’s Perspective It has been three weeks since I have been married and it turned out to be nothing like I thought it would be. All the little things that I thought would matter… didn’t. I thought that I had to spend a lot of […]

Advice from Brides

Weddings are a LOT of work! And unless you’ve planned one before, it can be pretty intimidating. At Nazareth Hall we pride ourselves on making the wedding planning process as easy as possible for our brides! So we have asked newly weds “What is your #1 tip for future engaged couples?” Here are 8 of […]

Things Brides Worry About, But Don’t Need to at Nazareth Hall: Part 2

Event Day and Timeline! Welcome back to part two of our worried brides series. Brides worry, and they worry A LOT!  But at Nazareth Hall there are so many things you do not have to worry about! Last post we talked about planning and setup. Today’s post is all about your event and timeline! Decorating […]

Things Brides Worry About, But Don’t Need to at Nazareth Hall: Part 1

Event Planning and Setup! The love of your life just proposed! You are overwhelmed with happiness and are thrilled to begin your happily ever after.  You immediately turn to Pinterest for inspiration, but the more you pin, the more you realize there is so much planning that goes into a wedding. It’s true, weddings can […]

Nazareth Hall’s Tips For Your Big Day

Tips to help you not forget the little things on your big day!

The Grotto at Nazareth Hall

Read about our beautiful and secluded outdoor grotto!

History of Nazareth Hall

Read about the interesting history that is Nazareth Hall

To learn more about the story of Nazareth Hall, visit the Our Story page or read more on our wedding venue blog. For more information about our preferred vendors, check out our recommendations here.  If you have questions that aren’t addressed here, please visit the FAQ page, or contact us.