Chicago Wedding Guide

June 6, 2011 2:00 PM

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Planning a wedding can be one of the happiest (and stressful) times of your life. Whether you’re a bride, groom, helpful family member, or part of the wedding party – here are some guides to help you along the way.

Check back for more guides, tips and resources, updated weekly.

Guide To: Planning The Perfect Bachelorette Party In Chicago

Alycia Nicole
CBS Local Chicago

It’s the final fling before the ring, and you want her girls’ night out to be perfect. Let’s face it- there is nothing us Chicago girls haven’t done, but I have compiled a list of venues to keep the Bachelorette Party classy and entertaining. Be sure it is a night she will never forget.

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Best Limo Alternatives For Your Wedding

Rachel Azark
CBS Local Chicago

It’s all about arriving in style. Or departing in style, whatever your case may be. But maybe, the wedding limo seems a little too overdone. You’re looking for a bit more splash or grand entrance to really make a statement. Continue reading for new alternatives than just arriving at your wedding in a white limousine.

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Best Bridal Shops In Chicago

Gretchen Salois
CBS Local Chicago

For some brides, the thought of lacing up a pair of sneakers to raid Filene’s stock of designer dresses isn’t exactly ideal. For brides seeking tasteful options and exceptional service, the best bridal shops in Chicago offer a wide range of designs and individual attention.

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8 Best Places To Take Your Wedding Photos In Chicago

Rachel Azark
CBS Local Chicago

What might be one of the biggest days of your life deserves great photos. But, picking a location to convey the feeling of your wedding and what you want to remember from your day can be tough. Do you want to be silly and having fun by the Navy Pier Ferris Wheel? Feeling like royalty by Buckingham Fountain? Or conveying a sense of elegance at the Cultural Center? One of the great things about Chicago is that many of the iconic places are very close together allowing you the opportunity to get great photos in a variety of locations.

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Unique Wedding Registry Spots In Chicago

Patrice N. Perkins
CBS Local Chicago

Calling all brides and grooms — we scouted out Chicago’s best wedding registries, just for you. These are not your run of the mill, big box stores but ones that have a unique flair. Enjoy!

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Lauren Wulf, CBS Local Chicago

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