Category: Event Planning

  • Your Wedding Checklist: How to Plan Your Dream Day!

    Your Wedding Checklist: How to Plan Your Dream Day!

    Are you newly engaged? If so, congrats are in order. Secondly, it is time to be putting checkmarks to all the many items you have been dreaming about for your big day. After all, you likely have a long list of things you want to be included in your wedding. That wedding checklist – though…

  • Happy Memorial Day!

    Happy Memorial Day!

    Memorial Day Celebration Memorial Day is just around the corner and it is a time to be with family and friends while we honor and remember those who have died while serving in the country’s armed forces. Many of us will be having cookouts, going swimming and watching fireworks. However, if you are thinking of…

  • Happy Memorial Day

    Happy Memorial Day

    Happy Memorial Day!   Are you and your family/friends having a BBQ or are you headed out onto the water for some sun and fun?    If so, you are in company with most of us on Memorial Day – celebrating a long weekend with family and friends.   However, have you ever thought of what you could…

  • GRADUATION

    GRADUATION

    Popular Graduation Party Venue in Marietta, GA We cannot believe that another graduation season is upon us at our event facility!  We have enjoyed years of helping our local graduates celebrate their big day with decorations, great food, desserts/cakes and much more! Thought we would take a quick minute to educate everyone where the cap…

  • Graduation Parties

    Graduation Parties

    Graduation Party Planner It seems like yesterday when you sent your child off on their first day of school and now he/she is graduating from High School!   Our event facility would like to help you make this a great send off and one to remember for years to come! Gala allows you to decorate our…

  • Bridal Showers

    Bridal Showers

    Bridal Showers Venue Do you have a best friend or family member that you are throwing a Bridal Shower for?   Trying to figure out all that you need and what needs to be done can be overwhelming!  Here are some tips to help you along the way in this process..    Try to find a…

  • 2015 Wedding Trends

    2015 Wedding Trends

    Wedding Trends In Marietta, GA If you are following our  blogs, you will have read about the trends for invitations, men’s wedding attire, jewelry choices, and the “in” colors.  This week, I want to talk about the flowers that this year is seeing being used. Greenery is making a big statement this year.   We are…

  • Part Two of Trends for 2015!

    Part Two of Trends for 2015!

    Wedding Trends We recently informed you that the color of the year is Marsala (which is a reddish-brown hue); however, copper is also a big color this year as well.   This color is more in line with the metallic trend and was big in 2014 and has carried over into this year – it can…

  • Happy New Year!

    Happy New Year!

    Tips For Hosting a Cocktail party What are your traditions for New Year’s?   I’ve always heard to eat black eyed peas for good luck, cornbread for good luck and fortune and collard greens to bring you money.    However, how did this tradition start? Through research, the custom of eating black eyed peas for good luck…

  • Corporate Events at Gala!

    Corporate Events at Gala!

    Corporate Events in Marietta GA We can’t believe it, but it is time again for Christmas and all the festivities that happen during this time.    Corporate and work parties are the biggest ones that most people tend to attend.   These can become “boring” if you don’t think outside of the box and find different ways…

  • Tips for the Mother to Be

    Tips for the Mother to Be

    The Best Advise For New Moms First, there will be many pictures taken of you, your friends and the gifts at the shower.   At this point in your pregnancy, you may be having a more difficult time getting clothes to fit, difficulty with moving around more and not feeling so attractive.   Treat yourself before the…

  • Tips for Hosting a Successful Awards Banquet

    Tips for Hosting a Successful Awards Banquet

    How to Plan an Awards Banquet It is hard to believe that the Holiday season is almost upon us!   Where has the time gone this year?   Now is the time that planning begins for many companies and corporations on how to put together, host and prepare for holiday parties.   Many times, at these holiday parties,…

  • Wedding Coordinators

    Wedding Coordinators

    Wedding Planner in Marietta GA Once you have become engaged, the planning starts – from date to venue, who to have in the wedding, colors, food, flowers, etc…   Sounds overwhelming, doesn’t it?   Many of you already know how overwhelming it is! One thing that can help you with this process is hiring a wedding planner.  …

  • Happy Independence Day!

    Happy Independence Day!

    Happy 4th of July  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…

  • Balloon Decor

    Balloon Decor

    Balloon Decor for Events 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…

  • Accent Walls

    Accent Walls

    Advice for Wedding Planning 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…

  • Bar/Bat Mitzvah

    Bar/Bat Mitzvah

    Bar/Bat Mitzvah Planning 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…

  • April is National Poetry Month

    April is National Poetry Month

    National Poetry Month April is National Poetry Month Valentine’s Day is done and things may be getting stale in your relationship.   Spice things up by writing them a poem.   There are many websites that provide free and printable poems and this would be a great way to show someone you love them, ask someone out…

  • Vintage Table Settings

    Vintage Table Settings

    Vintage Themed Wedding Vintage Table Settings The New Trend   One of the newest trends being seen out in the wedding world is the Vintage Themed Wedding.   These weddings can be paired with shabby chic ideas or just on their own.   They tend to incorporate a lot of soft colors, pearls, doilies, baby’s breath or…

  • It’s Prom Season

    It’s Prom Season

      Prom Party Venue in Marietta, GA The Prom is probably one of the biggest moments in high school.   You have to decide if you are going to have a date or go alone, what to wear, where to go before or after, and so many other important decisions.   I wanted to dedicate this blog…

  • HAPPY NEW YEAR

    HAPPY NEW YEAR

    Now that we know some history of how New Year’s was started, we want to give you some helpful tips on how to have a cocktail party that everyone will enjoy! Remember to provide enough food and keep it simple!  If serving hors d’oeuvres, provide a variety of options to please the different food needs of…

  • Radiant Orchid

    Radiant Orchid

    RADIANT ORCHID The news is in!  The trendy color for 2014 is Radiant Orchid, according to mywedding.com.    Now is the time to start thinking about your Spring or Summer wedding and making all the necessary plans.   The picture above shows you how you can pair the Radiant Orchid color with a lime green which would…

  • Christmas Corporate Party Themes

    Christmas Corporate Party Themes

        Christmas Themes Party Ideas This year, Gala challenges you to think outside of the box when planning your next corporate party.   Rather than throwing a run-of-the-mill holiday party, make it a themed Christmas party.   A themed party can give your coworkers and their guests a chance to party and enjoy themselves during a…

  • Photo Booths

    Photo Booths

    Photo Booth for Wedding A popular trend among couples getting married is to incorporate a photo booth at their wedding. A photo booth is a fun and interactive way to get your guests involved in the wedding. As a double bonus, couples and guests will receive fun photos that would otherwise be missed from just…

  • Welcome – Atlanta’s Facility For Weddings And Events

    Welcome – Atlanta’s Facility For Weddings And Events

    Top Facilities For wedding And Events Hello, and welcome to Gala Event Facilities’ new Blog! We are excited about this new blog, where we can start displaying weddings that take place in our venue, advice columns, and tips that we have picked up with all of the events that have taken place. Most importantly, we…