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Welcome To The Port Gamble Blog!

We're not experts, but we've been to a wedding or two. We'd like to help any and all future brides and grooms.

On our blog we talk about anything and everything wedding, we want to help create your perfect day! So grab something to drink or munch on and we'll see you in the blog posts!

You can start by going through the categories, searching for any blog post, or just browse through our most recent posts below!

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Hiring Wedding Pros During COVID

Last year was a rollercoaster ride to say the least. Our team here in Port Gamble is heading into the new year with nothing but optimism for all of our brides getting married in 2021. However, with the uncertainty of what guidelines or mandates will still be in effect in the upcoming months, we are […]

Micro Weddings: How Smaller Weddings Can Be More Rewarding

With the newest round of government mandates released here in Washington comes the ability to have small weddings and receptions again! While the smaller guest count still isn’t what most would imagine on their wedding day, there are some positives to keeping your special day on the smaller side. – You can spend more quality […]

Celebrate Love With a Minimony at Port Gamble!

What is a minimony? It’s exactly what it sounds like, a mini ceremony! It’s a close and intimate ceremony where you exchange vows with your partner, a small number of guests, and a select number of vendors from you wedding day lineup. With the constantly changing rules and regulations being put in place, minimonies are […]

Stress Free Long Distance Wedding Planning with CME Experience

Planning a wedding is such an exciting time! You are planning a beautiful event for your family and friends that represents and celebrates you and your partner perfectly, which can also make it an overwhelming time. If you are planning a wedding while finishing up your degree, working your dream job, or simply just living […]

Postponing your special day? We’re here to help!

These past few weeks have been some for the history books! 2020 has certainly brought on a very strange and stressful chain of events, especially if you are planning one of the most special days of your life. If you are considering postponing your special day, hopefully these tips can help you navigate the process. […]


Welcome to the first official blog post in our 5 W’s blog series! Today’s topic, Invitation suites! Let’s get right to business shall we? What: Invitation suites, what are they? We like to think of them as your guests first glimpse of what your wedding day is going to look like and what they should […]


Wedding planning is probably at the top of most peoples list as “stressful things”. A wedding has so many moving parts to it, that it can all become overwhelming very quickly. We at Port Gamble Wedding and Events, have created this little mini-series to help you create a clear pathway to what your wedding day […]

“April Showers”….Wedding Tips for Rainy Days

April is notorious for spring rain showers, especially here in the lush climate of the Pacific Northwest. But rainy days don’t need to dampen your spirits on your wedding day! Here are some great ways to make the most out of nature’s unpredictable beauty! ~ Always Have a Plan B: If you are planning to […]

How to Keep Your Timeline on Track!

Your wedding day is one of the most special, albeit one of the most busy days of your life! Of course, not every thing is going to stay right on schedule. However, here are a few tips to keep your wedding day running on time and as smoothly as possible! 1. Consider doing a first […]