Archive for January 2013

Chicago Wedding Venue Search

With a city full of unique and wonderful places for a Chicago wedding ceremony and reception, you might think it will be an easy first step to your Chicago wedding planning to find the perfect venue. However, so many Chicago brides call Big City Bride in the beginning of their planning overwhelmed with the options,... Read more »

A New Meaning to Reading Lips

With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, love is in the air! People are buzzing with excitement over Valentine’s Day parties and upcoming weddings, just in time for this love filled holiday! If you are planning a Chicago bachelorette party, wedding shower or even your Chicago wedding, we’ve got something that can add a fun twist to... Read more »

Warm Wishes for a Happy Anniversary in Cold Chicago

On this frigid Chicago day we wanted to share a photo that reminds us there is in fact beauty in this cold winter season. One year ago Kim & Chad had a beautiful wedding in the midst of the year’s biggest storm. We can remember it all! Big City Bride is lucky to have a... Read more »

The Knot Goes Green

We are remembering a few of our favorite Knot moments of 2012 in celebration of The Knot’s Best of Weddings 2013 choosing Big City Bride on their Chicago wedding planner list. It has been an honor that for three years we’ve had the chance to plan with the wonderful women of The Knot to celebrate... Read more »

Best Chicago Wedding Planners

What an honor and a joy to be named for the third year to the Knot’s “Best of Weddings” list. The Chicago wedding planners of Big City Bride continually admire The Knot. Publishing magazines nationwide and locally, The Knot is providing Chicago brides with local vendors, trends, and events.  Their website is beloved by brides not only as... Read more »

First Kiss, Not A First Look

To see him or not to see him … that’s one of the first questions your Chicago wedding planner will ask you!  As you think through your Chicago wedding day and plan out the memories … contemplate if your first look of each other needs to be as you walk down the aisle. Many couples... Read more »

Trolley Wedding Transportation

Trolley transportation is a unique, memorable way to transport your family and friends on your big day.  Trolley transportation in Chicago offers a fun way to travel to your Chicago wedding. But before you book that trolley for your wedding… be sure to get the facts! Here is a little advice from a Chicago wedding... Read more »

South Shore Cultural Center Wedding

Here is a couple we are so excited to share. Natalie and Chris hired Big City Bride to help guide them through their Chicago wedding planning leading up to their November nuptials. It was a perfect mix of Natalie and Chris’ personalities, politics, and preferences. They were an ideal bride and groom … making decisions... Read more »

Mad Holidays – A Christmas Chicago Event

Big City Bride and Big City Events are excited to welcome in a new year, but not before acknowledging and remembering the many joys of 2012. Here is one of those very joyful successes of 2012 – the Mad Holidays Christmas party! Each year we have the privilege of planning a Chicago charity event with... Read more »