How to Throw the Ultimate Backyard BBQ

Are you planning to host a backyard BBQ this summer? Whether this is for a holiday, family reunion, graduation party or simply because you like to entertain, take a look at some of our favorite tips for planning a picnic that will be the talk of the town!

Give it a theme

A backyard BBQ usually implies a casual picnic at your home with all of the traditional American menu items. But don’t limit yourself! Go ahead and give your BBQ a fun theme. For example, make it a chili cook off, serve “specialty” hot dogs with a variety of …

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8 Fun Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July

8 Fun Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July

The Fourth of July holiday is the keystone to the summer season. It’s often filled with great American traditions like picnics, BBQ, festivals, parades, fireworks and family gatherings of all shapes and sizes.

In case you are not yet decided on how you will spend this day (or the whole weekend)….worry no more! There are many creative ways to create a simple celebration or join in some fun events that are already likely taking place in your town. The best part is that they don’t have to cost as much as …

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Planning a Summer 2016 Wedding? Here’s What to Do NOW!

Planning a Summer 2016 Wedding? Here’s What to Do NOW!

So you are about a year out from your big day. Congratulations! While it may seem far off in the distance, there are some important wedding planning tasks you can tackle right now that will save you panic and disappointment down the road.

Get a Grasp on Your Budget

First, it is never ever too early to get realistic with your wedding budget. At one year out from your big day, you have the opportunity to also plan to save a bit more to expand this budget if you …

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How to Plan the Perfect Beach Wedding

How to Plan the Perfect Beach Wedding

Summer is upon us and the appeal of a beach wedding is hotter than ever! Like your guests really need another reason to spend some time by the ocean? Whether you’re planning to say your vows with sand between your toes or you simply want to incorporate some romantic, beachy details into your wedding, there are some important things to consider to make sure you do it right. Take a look at 6 pieces of advice we would offer any couple whose dream wedding involves sand, sun and surf.

Think through your time

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Must-Know Tips for Picking Your Wedding Flowers

At Event Central, we specialize in event rentals and sales, but having worked intimately with countless couples who are planning their wedding day, we’ve gained some valuable advice on all things wedding related – including flowers.

Flowers can make up a large chunk of your budget and the choices can be overwhelming. It’s critical to have a plan of action when it comes to picking out the types of flowers that will accent your big day. Otherwise, you risk going over budget or settling for a finished product that you are not 100% happy with.

From the perspective of our …

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