Miami is the dream spot for a destination wedding, but it doesn’t come cheap. If your heart is set on marriage in The Magic City, pare down your guest list to include only your closest friends and family members. Planning a reception for 50 people or fewer opens up options for cute customizations that simply aren’t possible on a larger scale. Here are our top tips for throwing a grand reception after a small, intimate wedding.
Delight Your Guests With Mini Cakes
Instead of a massive centerpiece of a wedding cake, order individual mini versions. These are one-portion servings of cake that guests can eat on the spot or take home as wedding favors to enjoy later. So much detail work goes into each one that they’re actually cost-prohibitive for large receptions. For fewer than 50 guests, however, mini cakes are perfectly doable.
Sweeten Up Your Party Favors
Fewer guests mean bigger and better party favors. Ditch the bulk bottles of bubbles and give guests favors they can really use, such as:
- Tiny jars of honey
- Small tins of tea
- Custom-painted cookies
- Personalized shot glasses
Personalize the items with your reminder of the big day, and your guests will be delighted and amazed at your thoughtfulness.
Bump Up Your Theme
Hosting a smaller crowd gives you a bigger budget for decorations. Choose a non-traditional theme for your small wedding reception, and then go all out on the decor. Today’s most popular themes include vintage, boho, retro, and nautical.
Book Your Dream Destination Wedding Venue Today
Renaissance Miami is available for wedding receptions of all sizes, including the most intimate. But book early because our reputation precedes us. Opulent design and the ultimate in comfort, Renaissance Miami offers two banquet hall locations for your convenience. Call today or visit us online for more information.