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  • Why you should consider an after party!

    Weddings have seen a lot of changes over the past few years. If we had to reduce it all down to one dramatic change, it is that wedding are a lot more fluid than they once were. People are dropping formal dances for elaborate choreographed numbers and letting social media and custom websites play in […]

  • The Cost of Saving a Buck

    For most people, weddings are a big expense. In all likelihood, this is going to be the most extravagant party you will ever throw, and the price tag that goes with that can sometimes be a bit overwhelming. Everyone has their list priorities, and they are usually the things that they can rip from the […]

  • Q & A Session on Venue Lighting with Brides of Austin

    Lindsey Craig For over six years, Altared Weddings and Events has pursued innovation and excellence in the events industry by continually finding the best and most cutting edge ways to entertain and stun crowds. Specializing in DJs and venue lighting, Altared creates an atmosphere of entertainment with lights, sound and personalities that create memorable and […]

  • Rehearsal Dinners! As featured on Austin Wedding Style magazine

    “Rehearsal Dinner Entertainment with Altared Weddings Planning an entire Wedding Weekend for your family and guests? Well we’ve got the scoop on what’s trending in entertainment from our good friends and wedding experts at Altared Weddings and Events! If you want to know how to take your rehearsal dinner up a notch to start off […]

  • What you can expect when you book multiple services with Altared Weddings and Events.

    There are many different event supply groups that can offer crossover services to their client. For the customer, this is great! It reduces the number of contacts that you need to coordinate, and they can frequently save you money by reducing administrative fees by keeping it under one umbrella. Sometimes, though, you may want to […]

  • Lush garden wedding at Ma Maison in Dripping Springs

    The Texas Hill Country has drawn a lot of attention for the exquisite weddings that take place there. Dripping Springs, which boasts being the Wedding Capital of Texas, has at its doorstep one of the most elegant venues in the Austin area. Ma Maison opened its doors only a few years ago, but has made […]

  • Looking for your wedding DJ? Here are some FAQs!

    1. How long will you DJ my wedding reception? We start with a four-hour time block. If you haven’t already, read this post about how to time your reception. If we need to look at additional time for ceremony set ups and additional time on the dance floor, we can certainly do that for an […]

  • Everyone loves trivia.

    It is a truth universally acknowledged that everyone loves trivia. OK, so maybe that’s not exactly how that quote goes, but I am pretty sure it’s subtext. If you got the reference though, then you should definitely keep reading! So, when you are debating your next corporate team building activity or looking for something to […]

  • Opening up options with photo booths

    It has taken me entirely too long to make a stunning realization: Not everyone dances… I know, right?!? I dance through the aisles of the grocery store, but my husband would rather sit on the sidelines. No amount of liquid courage is going to persuade him to get up and shake his money-maker. It’s just […]

  • FAQ’S and tips for success from your Altared Entertainers

    When you first signed up with us, we spent some time talking about how there was a lot more to throwing a great party than to just have a guy playing music. It’s about creating an atmosphere of entertainment and creating the right energy. Here are a few tips provided by our DJs to really […]

  • How long should your reception be?

    A lot of couples sit down to plan their reception up until about the cake cutting or toasts. After that, it becomes a lot more fluid in the timeline. When you are planning your dance party, there are some things that are worth your consideration, especially when deciding how long things need to run. While […]

  • King River Ranch

    “The road to King River Ranch is undoubtedly one of the most unlikely journeys in the history of the Texas Hill Country, yet perhaps the most quintessentially Texan story of them all. The very land upon which the existing ranch was built tells the story of prosperity and well-being.” The History… Located just between Johnson […]

  • Venue Profile: The Stephen F. Austin Hotel

    One of the really exciting things about working in the Austin events industry is watching what everyone involved can bring to the table to make incredible parties happen. There is a ton of collaboration between the event lighting, event entertainment, and event DJs, and other vendors’ creativity flying around that is funneled into a single […]

  • Creating spaces at Fair Market in Austin

    Fair Market lends itself to larger than life events, capable of handling several hundred people. While the space is great, it can also be challenging to make sure people still feel cozy and comfortable. This phenomenal event was coordinated by Kennedy Creative. The inside…. To create a festive and exciting interior, we used wireless uplighting […]

  • Open House Alert: Antebellum Oaks

    Open House Alert: Antebellum Oaks When: October 25th, 2:00-5:00 Who will be there: Come and see us out at Antebellum Oaks later this month! This is a great venue located in south Austin just off RR 620. This venue is unique because of the awesome location and the friendly staff. We will be there with […]