Let Gala Events Facility host your special event, our motto Affordable Elegance.

Tipping

Knowing who to tip, how much and how the money is delivered can be very stressful for a bride and groom.   Gala found this Pinterest site: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/414753446906284027 (which was found on advice.annsbridalbargains.com).  This helpful chart shows how much to tip for each service provider and who should deliver the tip and when.   Hope this helps … Continue reading

Happy Independence Day!

 Photo by: Jeremy Nicholson The Fourth of July is the most popular holiday for grilling and barbecuing, swimming and spending time with your family and friends.    Statistics show that Americans alone eat over 155 million hot dogs alone during this and the Memorial Day holiday!   Statistics also show that more than $14,000 fireworks are shot … Continue reading

Thank You Notes

Thank you notes are slowly becoming extinct and it is a very important and Honorable detail that should never be forgotten .   When you receive a gift for a birthday or wedding, it is always respectful to send a handwritten thank you note – this shows the friend/guest that you are appreciative of their time … Continue reading

Changing Your Name

First of all, congratulations on your marriage!   After months of endless planning and scheduling, you had the wedding of your dreams, enjoyed a great honeymoon and now, you can relax.  Not quite yet….   You still have to decide if you are going to change your last name, and if so, how do you go about … Continue reading

Who Pays for What?

It often gets confusing on what the bride, groom, and families are responsible for paying for.   Of course, there are traditional rules and customs; however, with recent times, changes in economic situations and larger and bigger weddings being planned, these rules are open to interpretation and changes. Traditionally, these are the etiquette rules… Ceremony — … Continue reading

Balloon Decor

With the access to social media, decorations for weddings and/or parties have exploded! The options and choices are endless and they are more easily accessed by the public through on line ordering as well as even overseas options. This has almost created a need for each bride to feel the stress of making her wedding … Continue reading

Accent Walls

Accent walls can really add a decorative interest or focal point in a room. It can be either a different color (or darker color) of the rest of the room or you can add wallpaper or other art interest to create an interesting effect. One idea is to turn writing into wallpaper which can be … Continue reading

Cinco De Mayo

dbking CC-BY-2.0 Cinco de Mayo, May 5th, celebrates the Mexican army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mexican War. In the United States, Cinco de Mayo has become a popular celebration of Mexican culture and heritage, especially in the larger Mexican-American populations. This celebration should not be confused with Mexico’s … Continue reading

Bar/Bat Mitzvah

Gala Events Facility is nestled in Marietta, Georgia and near a large Jewish Community.   We have been fortunate to be able to rejoice with many families over the years as they prepare and host Bar/Bat Mitzvahs at our facility. When a boy or girl turns 13 years old, they are recognized by the Jewish Community … Continue reading