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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 […]

Our Favorite Favors

With traditional weddings becoming a thing of the past, there seems to be one popular question. Should we give out wedding favors? Whatever you decide, we hope that you can enjoy some of our favorite favors that we have seen here in Port Gamble lately!

Our Favorite Sweet Treats

When it comes to wedding desserts, nothing is off limits. Picking a delicious option that you and your fiance love can ads that special touch to your menu. Whether you’re leaning towards a traditional wedding cake or you’re a bride that loves a little something different, we hope that you can find some inspiration below!

Vendor Spotlight: Essence of the Thymes Catering

This month’s vendor spotlight features our friends over at Essence of the Thymes Catering! Whether you are planning a lavish wedding reception or a chic wedding party, Essence of the Thymes Catering will work with you to create a fun affair that exceeds your every expectation. As a custom-to-the-client caterer, Essence of the Thymes will […]

Wedding Show Tips!

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 for your big day. We’ve put together a few tips to help you get the most out of your day at a […]

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 […]

Meet the Staff

Stephanie WheelerWedding & Event Coordinator Stephanie Wheeler grew up in Orlando, Florida and recently moved to Kitsap County with her fiancé. She earned her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Central Florida in Hospitality Management in 2013. She has worked in restaurants and hotels, but felt those industries weren’t for her. So, in […]