There are some trends that come our way which we can’t help but love. These chalkboard-style invitations, all from Etsy, fit into that category! Save the dates, wedding shower invites, rehearsal dinners and (of course) wedding invitations all designed with this unique style are memorable and fun at the same time. You can make a first impression event before your event begins!

Etsy Inspiration from Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com)

 Above invite by Baby, Bride and Bungalow

Etsy Inspiration from Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com)

Above invite by Mailbox Bliss

Etsy Inspiration from Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com)

 Above invite by Compass Rose Studio

Etsy Inspiration from Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com)

Above invite by A La Carte Paperie 

Etsy Inspiration from Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com)

 Above invite by {Via}vacious Designs

Etsy Inspiration from Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com)

Above invite by ta* love 

Etsy Inspiration from Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com)

 Above invite by Simply Smitten Designs

Etsy Inspiration from Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com)

 Above invite by Citrus Press Co.

 

Filled Under : Color Story & Theme , Marquee Events , Marquee Weddings

Cool off in this heat wave with some lemonade! Special drinks like this make your wedding or event even more memorable. Perfect for a hot summer day like today!

Photo by Eric Foley Photography.

Wedding Menu from Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com) Photo by Eric Foley Photography

Filled Under : Catering and Food , Marquee Events , Marquee Weddings , Preferred Vendors

A step back in time! Our G. Fox & Co. Building is significant for its architecture and downtown Hartford history. This retail establishment, founded in 1847 by Gershon Fox, grew to become the city’s largest department store in the twentieth century.

Marquee Events at the G Fox Building (http://www.marquee-ct.com)

Filled Under : Marquee History , The Gershon Fox Ballroom

One of our favorite moments of each wedding celebration here at Marquee is the toast. We love to see the bride, groom and guests laughing and perhaps even shedding a few sentimental tears as favorite stories and best wishes are shared. Here’s to all of our couples – past, present and future!

(Photo by Candace Jeffery Photography)

Wedding at Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com) Photo by Candace Jeffery Photography

Filled Under : Marquee Weddings , The Gershon Fox Ballroom

Wishing you a sparkling Fourth of July holiday!

(Photo by Carla Ten Eyck Photography)

Wedding at Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com) Photo by Carla Ten Eyck Photography

Filled Under : Color Story & Theme , Marquee Weddings , Preferred Vendors

In celebration of DOMA’s defeat, enjoy 10% off our celebrated wedding package for same sex weddings! (Wedding must be booked before the end of 2013). Call us at 860.278.4466 for more information.

Marquee Events Celebrates DOMA (http://www.marquee-ct.com)

Filled Under : Marquee Weddings , Press

While Marquee is known for our Art Deco style, usually it’s our crystal chandeliers in the Gershon Fox Ballroom which make the most memorable first impression. An elegant backdrop for any event!

(Photograph by Candace Jeffery Photography)

Art Deco Style at Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com) Photo by Candace Jeffery Photography

Filled Under : Decor & Details , Marquee Events , Marquee Weddings , Photography & Videography , Preferred Vendors , The Gershon Fox Ballroom

Did you know that Marquee offers a full vegan wedding menu? We know how important this lifestyle choice is and believe that your wedding should to reflect who you are in every way possible. We offer gourmet cuisine that will have your guests amazed that they’re enjoying vegan food!

Below is our vegan menu, and we can also pull from our regular menu to create a custom vegetarian menu as well.

Vegan Wedding Menu at Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com) Photo by Eric Foley Photography
(Pictured is one of our vegetarian dishes: Vegetable Dumplings with Edemame.)

 

MARQUEE’S VEGAN MENU

 

Hors D’oeuvres

Crispy Polenta Fries with Smoked Tomato Ketchup

Freshly Made Guacamole with Corn Tortilla

Baked Stuffed Crimini Mushrooms with Baby Spinach and Quinoa Vegetable Samosas

Edamame in Chinese Boxes with Smoked Kosher Sea Salt

New Potatoes Filled with Creamy Tofu and Chives

 

Salad Course

Mixed Exotic Baby Greens with Julienned Vegetables in a Black Sesame Vinaigrette with Crispy Rice Noodles

Heirloom Tomatoes with Smoked Tofu, Opal Basil and Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Romaine Hearts in a Faux Caesar Dressing

 

Entrees

Baked Stuffed Portabella Mushroom with Bulgar Wheat and Spinach, Tomatillo Coulis and Roasted Corn Salsa

Roasted Acorn Squash with Seasonal Baby Vegetables, Spicy Romesco Sauce

Grilled Assorted Vegetables Over Saffron Infused Israeli Cous Cous, Balsamic Reduction and Sun Dried Tomato Pesto

Hot and Sour Braised Kale with Grilled Tofu, Pea Shoots and Crispy Won Ton, Roasted Baby Beets

 

Filled Under : Catering and Food , Marquee Events , Marquee Weddings

We absolutely love these bridal headpieces from various shops on Etsy. They’re romantic, elegant, sophisticated and even whimsical — there seems to be an option for any style bride! Click to view even more options.

Etsy Inspiration from Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com)

Filled Under : Attire & Beauty , Marquee Weddings

Get to know Marquee Events & Catering even better by watching our video!

 

Filled Under : Marquee Events , Marquee Weddings , The Atrium , The Gershon Fox Ballroom , The Mezzanine

Marissa and Tyler chose Marquee as their wedding venue all the way from Florida! They then brought that Florida sunshine with them when it was time for their big day. Photographs below by Candace Jeffery Photography. Flowers were by Lane and Lenge and Epic Filmakers caught the occasion on film.

Wedding at Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com) Photo by Candace Jeffery Photography

Wedding at Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com) Photo by Candace Jeffery Photography

 

Wedding at Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com) Photo by Candace Jeffery Photography

 

Wedding at Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com) Photo by Candace Jeffery Photography

Wedding at Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com) Photo by Candace Jeffery Photography

Wedding at Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com) Photo by Candace Jeffery Photography

Wedding at Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com) Photo by Candace Jeffery Photography

Wedding at Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com) Photo by Candace Jeffery Photography

Wedding at Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com) Photo by Candace Jeffery Photography

Wedding at Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com) Photo by Candace Jeffery Photography

 

 

Filled Under : Decor & Details , Floral , Marquee Weddings , Photography & Videography , Preferred Vendors , The Gershon Fox Ballroom

What a beautiful way to add some personalization to your  wedding! Visit this website to create your own Gatsby styled monogram. Then download the file and imagine the possibilities. Use it on invitations and decor or if you really wanted to make an impression, try customizing each escort card! Visit the site here to get started.

Gatsby Inspiration from Marquee Events (http://www.marquee-ct.com)

Filled Under : Color Story & Theme , Decor & Details , Marquee Weddings

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