Archive for March 2012

Free Tickets to The Lucky One Chicago Screening!

Big City Bride, Chicago’s favorite wedding planner … is so excited to partner with Warner Brothers Pictures to give away 50 tickets to the screening of Nicholas Sparks’ newest adapted movie The Lucky One. Starring Zac Efron and Taylor Schilling, this romantic drama has women everywhere swooning! With commercials on every channel and trailers on... Read more »

Get Lucky With Nicholas Sparks in Chicago!

Who’s going to be The Lucky One?! Big City Bride is the lucky Chicago wedding planner with some really fun romantic movie connections (Warner Brothers Pictures)…and we’re excited to pass our luck along to you! Nicholas Sparks’ new movie The Lucky One, starring Zac Efron and Taylor Schilling, hits Chicago movie theaters on April 20,... Read more »

Wedding Shoes To Dance The Night Away

We’ll admit it. Everyone at Big City Bride has a pair of Toms. They are unbelievably comfortable and weigh close to nothing. One of our Chicago wedding planner secrets is packing an extra pair (or three) of shoes because we never stop and we never sit down! Big City Bride will be going on wedding... Read more »

St. Mike's in Old Town - Chicago Wedding Church!

With so many wonderful neighborhoods in Chicago there are so many Chicago churches to be considered for your Chicago wedding. WIth hidden gems to be found everywhere, a Chicago wedding planner is bound to have a few favorites. Big City Bride considers size, cost, aesthetic, available times, parking, and AC when helping Chicago brides plan... Read more »

Chicago Catholic Church - St. Josaphat

Big City Bride has so many favorite Chicago wedding churches to share. St. Josaphat Church is beautiful for your Chicago catholic wedding ceremony. Located at 2311 North Southport in Lincoln Park, the St. Josaphat Parish is away from the rush of downtown but close enough to transport your guests back to your Chicago wedding reception downtown!... Read more »

St. Alphonsus Chicago Church Wedding

So often brides and grooms spend their wedding planning focusing on the Chicago wedding reception and the catering, the flowers, the band, and all of the personal details. Of course as a Chicago wedding planner, Big City Bride loves all of these elements to a wedding. We love planning the most fun party you’ll ever... Read more »

Cute Meatloaf

The word may be getting out that Big City Bride is the Chicago wedding planner who loves food trucks, but how could we not!? There’s something about food on wheels that makes people happy. Maybe it reminds us of when we were little and the ice cream truck would come through the neighborhood singing its... Read more »

Springing Forward to Wedding Season

Chicago wedding season is quickly approaching and Chicago wedding planner Big City Bride could not be happier! Spring means Chicago wedding bells will be ringing more often! We’re excited for outdoor patios and restaurant seating on every sidewalk! We’re excited for concerts and movies in the park! We’re excited for outdoor wedding ceremonies and beautiful... Read more »

Sentimental Bridal Bouquets for a Lovely Spring Wedding

All Chicago weddings are different, and we love that! The wedding planners at Big City Bride never plan “cookie-cutter weddings” because every couple is different, and we always ensure that their wedding reflects their unique personalities. Each Chicago wedding should reflect the style, personalities and passions of each couple. Most importantly, it should embrace and... Read more »

Chicago Bachelorette Parties Are Howling

Pre-wedding fun is here!  The Chicago bachelor and bachelorette parties, the wedding showers, the Chicago rehearsal dinner are all events before the big Chicago wedding! There is so much fun wrapped up in your wedding and Big City Bride wants to make sure the whole process stays fun. Howl At The Moon is one of our... Read more »