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.

The 2020-2021 Stowe/Green Mountain Weddings edition is in the works!

Advertisers: Contact the sales team by the end of February to get your ad reserved; the magazine’s targeted distribution helps put your potential customers in touch with YOU and other quality purveyors of wedding services in Central and Northern Vermont and the Champlain Valley. Photographers: Get in touch with the editorial department about photo submissions for this year’s issue. Brides, grooms and more: Look out for the new issue on newsstands this spring!

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

Erin Michelson of Hyde Park and Yvette Santos of Whitestone, N.Y., announce the engagement of Keara Lynn Michelson to Santo Vincenzo Moscato. Keara, who grew up in Stowe, now lives in New York City. Santo Vincenzo is from Brooklyn. They plan to wed in the summer of 2021.

John and Donna (Durett) Adams of Moscow, Vt., will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Jan. 2. Friends and acquaintances are invited to participate in a card shower. Correspondence can be mailed to P.O. Box 150, Waterbury, VT 05676.

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.

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.