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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!

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Fall in Love With Autumn Weddings

With every season comes an opportunity to have a unique wedding. If you’re not completely sold on having a wedding during the summer season, consider the fall. Aside from the obvious things that we love about fall like the cooler weather and pumpkin flavored everything, here are a few things we love about autumn weddings […]

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 […]

Whimsical Winter Wedding

Christmas is just a few weeks away, which means we’re taking a look back at one of our favorite winter weddings of 2016. From the decor to the fashion, Jake + Bailey’s December wedding featured aspects that we love so much about the holiday season. Lush seasonal greens and a neutral color palette paired together […]

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 […]

15 Couples Who Just Wanna Have Fun

It’s unfortunate when couples think that their wedding needs to be stuffy and reined in just because it’s a wedding. On the happiest day of their lives, we love to see couples truly celebrate and let loose – no matter what great-aunt Claire says! Here are 15 couples who let the good times roll. 1. […]