The First 5 steps to follow now that you are engaged…

1. Establish your “oohs”, “aahs” , and “nah” list. What does this mean?  When you picture your wedding day how do you see it? How do you feel about it? What are your needs?  Sit down with your fiancé (just the two of you) and decide your top 3 things that are must haves on your special day.  Then decide on your three things you can pass on. 2. Crunch the Numbers: Who will be paying for the day? The two of you? Parents? Gofundme?  Now is the time to establish a budget guide. To get everything on your must have list what will be the total.  Be realistic and do some research to help get to the final number. [...]

January 8th, 2019|

Great ways to include your family on your wedding day

  As you are planning your wedding you will want it to be a celebration of your love and bringing two families together. Throughout the planning process you've probably asked your family for their opinion about your venue, cuisine, colors, and even vendors. When the big day arrives, make it even more special by having your family be part of the celebration. Here are a few of our favorite family moments that took place at Anthony's Pier 9! During the Ceremony Your ceremony is the most important part of your day. When looking for an officiant, check with your family see if anyone is ordained or would like to be. This is a fantastic way to add a special touch [...]

January 2nd, 2019|

To the Easy Going Couple Looking to Have a Fun and Laid Back Wedding

So many couples are changing the norms of a traditional wedding. The modern couple is laid back, wants their guests to have fun, they have a smaller guest count, they want to have really good food, and they might even want to have their dog be part of their special day. Maria and Freddy were a perfect example of this new laid back couple who just want their wedding day to be memorable. We work with many couples who are laid back and want a simple wedding, but we still need to make sure everything is above and beyond their expectations. This is a little bit about Maria and Freddy’s experience with us that may help you when you are [...]

April 16th, 2018|

Top 10 ways to create your Fall Wedding at Anthony’s Pier 9

Without a doubt fall is the most demanded time for weddings, especially in upstate New York. There are mountains, trees changing to vibrant colors, the cool evening air, it is all just perfect for wedding season! We found the best ways to make your fall wedding special at Anthony’s Pier 9 from some of our past weddings: 1. North Garden Ceremony Alexandra T. Wren Photography A fall wedding wouldn’t be the same if it didn’t have an outdoor atmosphere. The weather is always comfortable and the scenery is beautiful. Our North Garden is the perfect spot for an outdoor ceremony. The trees have already changed colors for that perfect photo when you say I do. All of our [...]

March 22nd, 2018|

A Night in Paris themed Sweet 16 at Anthony’s Pier 9 in New Windsor, New York

A Paris themed Sweet 16 is a fun and unique way to celebrate one of the biggest days of your life. At Anthony's Pier 9 in New Windsor, NY we've hosted countless Sweet 16's but the Parisian themed extravaganza always seems to stand out. From the classic Eiffel Tower decor to making your entrance via the Arc De Triomphe, a Paris inspired Sweet Sixteen is a great way to have your cake and eat it too! Jasmine had the right idea when she hosted her party in our Imperial Ballroom and indoor garden. Her Parisian dream party spanned all the way from the invitations throughout her celebration. Paired with an elegant pink and black couture color palette, this Paris themed [...]

March 1st, 2018|

It’s 2018 and Weddings are Having New Trends. Here’s How to add Modern Aspects While Keeping a Romantic and Traditional Feel

August 25th, 2017 Anthony's Pier 9 Regency Ballroom Photography by Weefan Photography DJ: MSV Entertainment Florist: Lavender & Leaf Cake: Pastry Garden “The staff made us feel like royalty and like we were family. We couldn’t imagine having our wedding anywhere else” You don’t have to get married in a castle to have a fairytale wedding. Rebecca and Christopher’s wedding was a perfect example of that. All it really takes is two people who are madly in love and surrounded by family and friends. When you think of a fairytale what really comes to mind? A princess in a beautiful dress, white roses, a romantic setting, and a moment that makes your heart melt. Rebecca was a stunning and beautiful [...]

February 16th, 2018|
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