Hotel Maya built their Pavilion which can seat 400 guests and just like that we have a waterfront property, perfect for South Asian weddings, in Long Beach. Grooms and their entourage can arrive by boat for the baraat! How cool … Continue reading Waterfront Baraat; Hotel Maya
Amongst all the moving parts of planning an Indian wedding, one thing we encourage brides to pay even more attention to in the months before their wedding is their skincare regimen. And when we say months before, the earlier you … Continue reading Why Every Indian Bride Should Try Yogurt Masks
In my work helping couples find their wedding venue, for Hindu and Jain ceremonies, the ceremony flame pretty much always comes up. Some venues allow the indoor ceremony flame, others don’t, and some allow it with some restrictions and fees. … Continue reading What to Ask Your Maharaj (Wedding Officiant) for an Indoor Ceremony Flame at an Indian Wedding Venue
Indian weddings are opportunities to show all your loved ones how much they mean to you. Our culture is hospitable and we want our guests to feel welcome, entertained and well-fed throughout the wedding weekend. Welcome bags for wedding guests … Continue reading Indian Wedding Welcome Bags: Packing List + Ideas
Kids add joy to everything – especially Indian weddings! By the end of my wedding, my friend’s 5 year old and my cousin’s 6 year old were besties. And when the DJ dropped “Gangnam Style”, they OWNED the dance floor. … Continue reading Having a Kid-friendly Indian Wedding? Some Ideas to Keep Them Entertained!
Hotel room blocks for Indian weddings are pretty important, as they’re such large events with guests traveling from across the globe to be there on your special day. When I work with couples to help them find their wedding venue, … Continue reading Understanding Hotel Room Blocks For My Indian Wedding
A lot of times venues will tell you that outside caterers are not allowed to use their kitchen. Before I started ShaadiShop and planned my own wedding I interpreted that very literally, as in outside caterers don’t step foot in … Continue reading What Does “No Kitchen Access” at Venues for an Indian Wedding Mean?
Whether you’re working with me at ShaadiShop to find a venue for your Indian or South Asian wedding or you’re doing your search on your own, chances are you’ve come across a few venues that charge site fees in addition … Continue reading Why Do Some Venues Charge Site Fees?
Indian weddings are known to be large, lavish affairs where hosts spare no effort to be hospitable to their guests. From hosted hotel rooms to hosted breakfasts, guests are treated throughout the celebration. And one thing couples ask me about … Continue reading Paying for Parking at Indian Wedding Venues