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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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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. […]

Vendor Spotlight: Essence of the Thymes

One of the most important elements of your reception planning is finding just the right caterer to create a decadent menu that will reflect your personal style and good taste. Essence of the Thymes Catering adds the perfect touch to your reception or event with their “custom to the client catering”. Customize your menu with […]

Vendor Spotlight: Gordon Sound

Gordon Sound opened in 1976, as Gordon’s Television Repair Service. Mr. Allen Gordon, the original owner of Gordon Sound, serviced televisions and sound systems for almost 20 years. His original Sound System is no longer used for outside services, but many of the original items are on display in our store. In 1988 Gus Housen […]

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 […]

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!

Our Favorite Florals

From bouquets to centerpieces, you can’t think about your wedding day decor without thinking about the flowers. Choosing your flowers can be one of the most exciting parts of the wedding planning process. Whether you’re thinking about blush pinks and leafy greens or something with a little bit more pop of color, we hope you […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hosting an “Off-Season” Wedding is a cinch with us

There’s no doubt that summers are stunning in Port Gamble and those are the most popular months to host a wedding here. However, we have been very pleased to host more and more “off-season” weddings each year. There are a lot of benefits to hosting a Fall/Winter/Spring wedding in Port Gamble and not just because […]

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 […]