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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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The Very Best Things About Summer

With summer just around the corner, everyone is going to start to think of all the things they want to do with those longer days or what makes it the best season of the year (aside from all that gorgeous sunshine)! For some, summer means trips to the beach or kayaking around the sound, but […]

Vendor Spotlight: Kitsap Bartending Services

In the spotlight this week is none other than Kitsap Bartending Services. If you’re still looking for someone to serve up those special wedding day cocktails, look no further! “Kitsap Bartending Services is your local source for all of your bar service needs. With over 10 years in the Bar and Liquid Catering Industry, we […]

Tips + Tricks for an Awesome Summer Wedding

Since wedding season is right around the corner, we would like to share some inspiration to show how you can incorporate the summer season into your big day! 1. Seasonal Cocktails A summer wedding can allow you to be unique with your bar menu. Aside from the traditional beer and wine options, try serving a […]

Our Favorite Photo Spots!

Wedding photos capture the happiest moments from your special day. Fortunately, the whole town of Port Gamble offers picturesque backdrops for these important memories. Whether you’re planning on getting married in the church or on the waterfront, photo options are endless. Here are some of our favorite spots around town where couples have captured their […]

Tips to Tackle Your Seating Chart

Although assigned seating isn’t mandatory, most brides opt to create a seating chart for their reception. Creating a seating chart for your wedding day can seem tedious and overwhelming. Whether you are taking on the task of assigned seats or assigned tables, we’ve come up with a few simple steps to help make the process […]

Vendor Spotlight: Chef Sunshine Catering

This week’s blog features one of our preferred caterers that we just love to work with! Chef Sunshine Catering offers creative, delicious and affordable menus for weddings, corporate or office meetings, special events and cocktail parties. They are a chef-owned caterer providing restaurant-quality food for Gig Harbor, Tacoma, Olympia, Greater Seattle and Kitsap County. Below […]

Creating Your Perfect Color Palette

Deciding on an overall theme for your wedding day can seem like it is one of the most important decisions you’ll make during the planning process. However, picking a couple colors to incorporate into your special day might make that decision a little bit easier for you. Picking colors that compliment each other can help […]

4 Big Reasons to Shop Local For Your Wedding Vendors

Shopping local has been trending for quite some time now, but we’re here to tell you why, when it comes to your vendors, local isn’t just trendy – it’s truly better! 1. Travel fees Choosing vendors that are local to your venue location can cut down on travel/delivery fees! 2. They know each other When […]

Wedding Show Survival Guide

If you’re engaged (congratulations!!), I hope you’re planning to attend at least one of the wedding shows this winter. They’re a great resource for meeting all sorts of vendors, and finding some inspiration. We’ve put together a few tips to help you get the most out of your day at a show. Come Prepared I […]

Quick Tip: Bistro Table Linens

In case you didn’t know, Port Gamble Weddings has 8 bistro tables available for use. Many couples choose to use them for cocktail hour outside or if they will be having dancing in a separate space from their dinning space. Just make sure linens get ordered for them! (If you need help with any of […]