Wedding Planning

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Happily Everett After

When it comes to launching a lifelong union, we say do as you wish! From epic to intimate, Everett offers diverse venues and services for newlyweds. If the planning path from “yes” to “I do” starts feeling like a stress-filled race to the finish line, cram-packed with decision-making, consult our wedding weekend itinerary. We've done the research for you because we want to be a part of making your dream wedding become a reality.

Paine Field Airport 1Fly Right

Land a smooth start to your wedding weekend and take off for the honeymoon from Everett’s new Paine Field Airport. Alaska Airlines and United Airlines, offer flights to and from 10 Western U.S. cities; this gorgeous passenger terminal opened in March 2019. Click for more transportation options.

There’s No Escaping Now…Or Is There?

Your beloved said “yes,” and a lifelong journey waits for you both. Welcome the wedding party with a tongue-in-cheek hour of gameplay at Escape Scene Everett. Wholly absorbing challenges springboard you and your team into historical moments of the past; challenging puzzles foster team spirit and offer relief from last-minute wedding stress.

Walk This Way

Scuttlebutt TaproomNext, savor conversation over casual bites with a view at Scuttlebutt Brewing Co. Try a united happy hour crawl in lieu of bachelor-bachelorette parties.

Melodies transform the waterfront each Thursday summer night as the whimsy of Music at the Marina fills the air. Slip away together as the sun sets behind the beautiful Pacific Northwest Mountain-scape of the Port Gardner Bay.

Goodnight, Sweetheart

Travelers can rest assured that no driving is necessary at all-inclusive hotel weddings. Consider the luxe convenience of hosting where nightly sleeps, impromptu drinks, preparations, ceremony and reception all occur in one location and A couple walking with a suitcase to check into their hotel in downtown Everett, WAwith staff support. Left the rings in your room? No worries!

Recently built and artfully upscale, The Delta Hotel by Mariott and the Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Everett both offer a full menu of event services, banquet rooms, modern eateries (think acai bowls and avocado toast), indoor pools and other amenities. In search of a venue with a view? We have that too with the new Hotel Indigo. Snag your dream date at your perfect location soon!

Recharge, Your Way

Seattle may be one hub for excellent coffee, but we like to think they were inspired by Narrative Coffeeus. Power up with coffee prepared by highly trained baristas in one of Everett’s historic downtown buildings that doubles as our top award-winning coffee shop when you visit Narrative Café. If a casual, rustic coffee shop is more your speed, stop by The Loft. Or perhaps, adventure just outside the downtown core to Café Makario for a coffee unlike any you’ve had before, prepared with whimsy and made from house-roasted beans.

170504__3113If perhaps endorphins are what you need to jump-start your morning, a multitude of trails are at your fingertips to take off on a morning run before getting to your to-do list. Relax and recharge when you visit Body & Brain Yoga. Or check off a bonding experience with YogaMosa at Bluewater Organic Distilling, a fun hybrid of yoga and champagne brunch. Book ASAP, as public sessions fill up fast. If soul food is the fix you prefer, try Strawberry Patch Cafe, The Sisters or The New Mexicans.

One Day More

Pop over to J. Matheson Gifts & Gourmet for chic last-minute wedding party pre_F3A2935sents and a fun browse. Now, everything’s in order. You’ve got this. Wait…you forgot what? Keep calm and problem solve with help from Heraldnet Reader’s Choice and LiveInEverett’s Evvy Award winners. From dry cleaners to veterinarians, they have you covered.

As you head off to rehearse, consider taking snapshots along the way and the moments of not only tomorrow but also today. For memorable backdrops to capture these final Ev Forest Park Mukilteo Blvdmoments before you tie the knot, visit Everett’s Parks, the Everett Marina, or the heart mural at the corner of Colby and Everett Avenue.

For foodies and parents eager to impress, Abbott’s fits all your fine-dining rehearsal dinner needs. Reviews gush with “treated like royalty” and “made-to-order.” You won’t regret wearing your best jeans (unless they’re skinny). For excellent food, yet slightly more financially accessible fare, visit Terracotta Red Asian Bistro or Emory’s on Silver Lake.

Styling Up for Your Perfect Day

It’s your day! Let’s talk makeup, updos, and final preparations. With an album full of pictures and guests armed with smartphones ahead of you, it’s a good day to plan a look. Scroll through Shyn Midili’s Wedding Makeup and Hair Blog for advice, or book this local wiz to work her magic. For a salon or barbershop experience, try Absolute Hair , After Images, or Prime Fades. Take a moment to relax as you prepare for the wedding day with scheduled mani-pedis at  Bliss Nail Spa, a perpetual local favorite.

With wedding clothes and faces ready, all that’s left is “I do.” Capture the moment in your memory, and from every angle with pictures, of course. Congratulations, we’re thrilled to have been a part of your “happily ever after” story._F3A0276_high

Just one more detail; let’s be real: everyone needs recovery after a good party. Now that you’re set to embark on a lifetime for romance, slip away into the sunset with your dearly beloved. Refer your guests to a multitude of adventures that will surely keep them busy in your absence.