Getting Married in Vermont

Plan a magical wedding day in Vermont amid the wondrous Green Mountains, whether ablaze with fall color, capped with snow, or lush with the green of summer. Golden sunsets. White Camelot tents. Antique barns. Vermont’s allure as a wedding destination is matched only by the caliber of topnotch professionals ready to help plan your most special day.

If a goal of marriage is to light up each other’s life in times of darkness — like, half a Vermont year — newlyweds can get started toward their bright future by lighting up their wedding night.

Your RSVP is in the mail — you’re going to that wedding, and now, you’re wondering what to wear, what to say and whom to bring with you.

You’ve got the ring, circled the date, and snapped up that stunning setting — now, it’s time to decide who will stand next to you as you exchange vows.

Vermont weddings share a common backdrop: Lush, green meadows, rolling hills, a red barn somewhere in the distance, and a handful of cows clustered beneath the shade of a maple tree. But each event venue, set within Vermont’s pastoral landscape, is uniquely different. Only a handful will be …

Weddings are emotional, high-stress situations for almost everyone involved. Tying the knot also means melding two families together forever, which can add family drama, arguments over money, disagreements about the ceremony, food choices and reception. By the time the big day arrives, you’v…

Getting married in Vermont offers the chance to tie the knot in any one of a plethora of charming, quaint locales that offer up stunning views of the Green Mountain State. But getting around almost anywhere in Vermont can be a bit of a challenge, particularly if you’re not from the area.

From the venue to the menu, every choice you make sets the tone for your special day, for the couple and for your family and guests; however, no choice is perhaps as important for setting the tone of your wedding as the music.

Now what comes next? Here’s a brief rundown of some of the steps you may take before you walk down that aisle (or through that field, or across that stage).

Wedding planning, much like marriage — and life in general — requires vision, organization, budgeting, compromise, positivity, love and a sense of humor.

Local Weddings And Anniversaries

In a rare case of good news coming from the coronavirus pandemic, one local couple used the time as an opportunity to say, “I do.”

Brian Paul Cootware and Patricia Ann Crowley from Waterville announced their engagement April 27, 2020.

Robert and Patricia Blow (Aldrich) of Shelburne celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary Thursday, Feb. 13. Their children are Robert and his wife Kimberly, Stacy, Teri and her husband Michael, Dianna and her husband Kevin, Rebecca and her husband Hun. Grandchildren are RJ and his wife Gabrielle, Jessica and her husband Kyle, Joshua and his wife Julienne, Krissy, Justin and his wife Sara, Caitlyn, Lindsay, Kyle, Courtney and her husband Joel and Erin. Great-grandchildren are Brodyn, Jack…

It’s a rare sense of place that makes a Vermont wedding stand out, from the food that’s grown on the farm just down the road to the verdant rolling hills and sparkling silver waters that twist and turn through the countryside. And then there are the people who become as much a part of your wedding experience as the scenery itself. Vermont’s small business owners take pride in helping you select the perfect dress, an eye-catching bouquet, and the most scrumptious dessert — all of the details that make your wedding your very own.


(BPT) - Dreaming of a warm beach destination this winter? If the view outside your window makes you shiver, it may be time for a warm-weather getaway — and Myrtle Beach, South Carolina has you covered. Instead of looking out at the snow and ice, you could be viewing a sunny beach and ocean waves.


(BPT) - Wine connoisseurs know something even more important than facts about vintages and varietals: It makes a big difference how your wine is served. From the correct temperature to the glass you drink from, how any wine is presented can change the entire experience.

Stowe & Green Mountain Weddings is a highly localized, comprehensive resource for planning a wedding in central and northern Vermont. The complimentary annual magazine helps brides and grooms reach the best purveyors of wedding services in the area. It is directly distributed and has an annual printed circulation of 7,000. From the engagement to the honeymoon, peruse stories and advice written by local journalists and accompanied by professional Vermont wedding images. To learn more about our wedding guide or to see your business in our next issue, please contact us or click "Current Rates" below.