Northwest Arkansas Wedding Experts & Resources
Planning your dream wedding can feel overwhelming – because it is! From planners and production to talents in florals, food, and photography, simply finding the most exceptional wedding experts to enlist for your big day can be half the battle – especially in a city whose wedding resource roster is as impressive and extensive as Northwest Arkansas’. Whether your partner is dropping hints that they are about to pop the question or wedding bells are already ringing, wherever you are in the planning process, we’ve Scouted the best-of-the-best to handle your every wedding want and need.
@bbloomeandd | For couples looking for a passionate planner that will make every aspect of your wedding dreams come true, look no further than Brittany Bloom Events + Design. Past clients refer to her as the “fairy godmother of weddings,” for her talent of bringing wedding visions to life in the most spectacular way. With Brittany by your side, you can rest assured that your day will be nothing short of perfect.
200 NE A St, Bentonville | @21cbentonville | At the intersection of luxurious, chic, and artistically enriching, the 21c Museum Hotel boasts a gorgeous variety of possibilities for planning your perfect day. From the versatile indoor/outdoor spaces and the elegant guest suites to the superior seasonal cuisine and cocktails from the upscale on-site eatery, The Hive, this all-inclusive venue makes a unique and aesthetically inspiring location for all wedding celebrations and pre-wedding parties.
2648 North Old Wire Rd, Gulley Park, Fayetteville | @appleseedsinc | For those looking for a truly idyllic setting that combines natural beauty and rustic charm, Apple Seeds Teaching Farm exceeds expectations. From al fresco ceremonies and receptions beneath a canopy of blooming eastern redbuds to rehearsal dinners on the scenic patio of the contemporary farmhouse, Apple Seeds Teaching Farm is the ideal destination to celebrate your wedded bliss.
519 W Dickson St, Fayetteville | @georgesmajesticlounge | A true Fayetteville tradition, this iconic live music and entertainment venue is the perfect destination for nostalgic, ultra-fun engagement parties and receptions. A particular favorite for music lovers, you and your partner will feel like rock stars toasting under the twinkling lights and getting down with your guests on the dance floor.
1579 East Lake Rd, Elm Springs | @heroncrest_event | Beautifully situated on the banks of Lake Elmdale, Heroncrest offers a perfectly picturesque backdrop for your nuptials. Whether you choose to tie the knot in the ethereal, light-flooded main building or say your vows on the lush lawn overlooking sparkling waters, this scenic site will help make the occasion memorable.
465 Arkansas Ave, Fayetteville | @innatcarnallhall | Positioned on the beautiful grounds of Old Main, the historic Inn at Carnall Hall is the quintessential setting for a Southern wedding affair. In addition to the serene lawn that is the ideal outdoor setting to start your wedded bliss, the venue encompasses a variety of upscale spaces, luxury accommodations, and award-winning dining to create a truly magical wedding weekend for both you and your guests.
240 S Main St, Bentonville | @ledgerbentonville | For those desiring a sleek space with unlimited potential, Ledger offers a beautiful blank canvas for your nuptials to come to life. With multiple floors of stylish, open space boasting panoramic views, a scenic rooftop patio, and the capacity to host up to 900 guests, the opportunities for customization are truly endless at this downtown Bentonville gem.
5100 West Park Ave, Rogers | @mixd.gallery | Say your vows surrounded by beautiful art at MIXD Gallery. At the intersection of ethereal, modern, an elegant, this working gallery and exquisite event venue is unlike any other offering brilliant architecture and captivating contemporary design as the sophisticated backdrop for intimate wedding ceremonies and receptions.
308 W Emma Ave, Springdale | @theapolloonemma | Art deco appeal and modern elegance meet at this 1940s theatre turned upscale event venue offering couples a one-of-a-kind setting to tie the knot. From the antique-adorned interior to the dreamy tented outdoor space, this historic building boasts beautiful versatility to fit any wedding style or aesthetic.
VENDORS & RENTALS
@alphalitnwa | For those looking to make a statement, Alpha-Lit is at your service. Whether you’re looking to wow your guests at your wedding or need a grand gesture to pop the question, Alpha-Lit will spell out your love in big, bright marquee letter lights! We love them as a show-stopping way to spruce up your event space and as a backdrop for wedding reception photo-ops.
28 E Center St, Fayetteville | @lemonandpuff | Make your wedding day a little sweeter with cotton candy courtesy of Lemon + Puff! Freshly-spun straight from their aesthetically pleasing puff cart, each confectionary cloud is organic, allergy-friendly, and totally customizable with winning flavors from creative to classic. Want to up the personalization? Dress up their puff cart to match your wedding decor!
5914 River Run Dr, Fayetteville | @randalevents | Randal Wright and Randy Northam of Randal Events (formerly Eventures) have transformed the art of entertaining in Northwest Arkansas by creating events that continue to be talked about. With access to a wide variety of decor and furnishing to fit every style and taste, this duo proves absolute pros at bringing your unique vision to life down to the tiniest detail. From the ceremony and cocktail hour to the reception and any pre-wedding parties, Randal Events will beautifully curate your bridal atmosphere.
RESTAURANTS & CATERING
101 W Central Ave, Bentonville | @bentonvilletaco | Ideal for rehearsal dinners and other pre-wedding events, Bentonville Taco & Tamale Co. offers an upbeat, upscale ambiance where your guests can celebrate over a crowd-pleasing combination of Southern comfort food and vibrant Mexican flavor. Toast with award-winning margaritas and fuel up for the wedding festivities on tasty tacos, elevated entrees, and small plates.
2203 S Promenade Blvd, Rogers | @bigo_rogers | A go-to for reliably delicious burgers, tasty fries, and heavenly milkshakes, we can’t think of a more perfect wedding reception late-night snack than catering from Big Orange. Whether your guests have worked up an appetite getting down on the dance floor or are just in need of a refuel before they grab an Uber home, this is a guaranteed hit!
2103 S Promenade Blvd, Rogers | @locallime | Locally owned and locally loved, Local Lime is a fabulous option for fun rehearsal dinners or lively engagement parties. Celebrate with your guests in their rustic meets modern dining room or on their vibrant year-round indoor porch over hand-crafted margaritas and to-die-for Mexican dishes.
5102 W Pauline Whitaker Parkway, Rogers | @_lomamx | A simple and clean representation of the complexity of Mexican Cuisine, its traditions, and flavors, LOMA delights. And with an intimate, private dining room — featuring a exterior balcony, no less — makes for a special spot to celebrate.
200 NE A St, Bentonville | @thehivebentonville | The airy restaurant and lounge located within the sleek 21c Museum Hotel offers a playful yet refined space where you and your guests can celebrate your impending nuptials over seasonally-driven dishes and creative cocktails. We highly recommend for wedding showers, bridal brunches, engagement parties, and rehearsal dinners.
318 Campbell Ave, Fayetteville + 3300 S Market St, Rogers | @theosfayettville + @theosrogers | A fine dining favorite, this restaurant serves a refined menu that blends coastal freshness and Southern comfort from vibey, upscale digs. From the moody, contemporary dining room and cocktail lounge to the spacious patio and incredible combination of craft cocktails and cuisine, Theo’s is a go-to for hosting pre-wedding parties.
1 E Center St, Fayetteville | @tulamx | Boasting an exploratory taste of Mexican cuisine, dangerously delicious cocktails, and a dimly lit, upscale ambiance, Tula is ideal for hosting delicious rehearsal dinners and engagement parties. From the vast selection of high-end tequilas and mezcals to the aperitivos and platillos, your guests will delight in celebrating over every sip and tasty tidbit.
100 W Center St, Fayetteville | @shindigpaperie | For gorgeous save-the-dates and invitations, Shindig Paperie offers a hand-picked collection of extraordinary paper goods from some of the finest stationary lines in the country. From intricate embossing and delicate letterpress, to everything in between, brides and grooms-to-be can customize every detail of their wedding suites for invitations as special as the occasion.
3202 South Pinnacle Hills Pkwy, Rogers | @blakemansfinejewelry | If you’re in the market for the ideal marital memento, Blakeman’s is a highly trusted resource for those with discerning tastes. From engagement rings to wedding bands, here you’ll find the finest selection of diamonds in a plethora of cuts and settings, precious metals in traditional and unique styles, plus custom designs for pieces with personalized flair.
100 W Center St, Fayetteville | @davidadamsfinejewelry | A European-trained stone setter and fine metal smith who specializes in custom design, David Adams is a true artist of bespoke fine jewelry. For nearly 40 years, Northwest Arkansas couples have sought out his remarkable talent and expert craftsmanship in creating exquisite, one-of-a-kind engagement rings.
100 SW 14th St, Bentonville | @lindens_jewelry | Find a sparkling style to celebrate your union or turn a family heirloom into a new piece for the bride or groom to-be at Linden’s. Expect superior customer service and expertise, exquisite craftsmanship, and creative talent in addition to a highly-distinguished selection of diamonds.
BRIDAL PARTY TRUSSEAU
24 E Meadow St, Fayetteville | @byrequestnwa | For twenty-three years, By Request has been a chosen shopping destination for Northwest Arkansas’ best dressed. Here you’ll find all your honeymoon and pre-nuptial party fashion needs among their luxury wears of cozy cashmere wraps, day-to-night dresses, breezy linens, elevated basics, cocktail and formal attire. You’ll even find fun bridal-themed tops and other sparkly apparel and accessories for sporting during your lively bachelorette weekend!
1350 E Joyce Blvd, Fayetteville | @shopmasons | Upscale, modern, and always on-trend, Masons sells a wide range of contemporary styles from coveted brands like Free People, Jeffery Campbell, Johnny Was, and LSPACE in everything from swimsuits to sophisticated dresses. Drop in to shop or set an appointment with a stylist for help finding the perfect pieces for your bachelorette weekend, welcome party, or rehearsal dinner.
704 N College Ave, Fayetteville | @shopmaude | A favorite of Fayetteville’s most fashion-forward residents, this quaint brick-walled boutique boasts feminine, fresh, and effortlessly chic fashion for assembling an irresistible honeymoon wardrobe. Shop everything you need to take you from day to night while on destination including breezy dresses, linen button-downs, and denim, plus plenty of elegant evening-ready looks.
930 N College Ave, Fayetteville | @shoppresleypaige | This colorful, chic shop is a go-to for bachelorette and bridal party decor. Find a high-end, ultra-fun collection of balloons, garlands, drinkware, paper goods, and other one-of-a-kind accessories to make the occasion more festive. Need to assemble bridesmaid boxes? This is also your one-stop shop for fabulous gifts and gift-wrapping!
4500 S School Ave, Fayetteville | @jettaircraft | Looking for a luxurious way to elevate your honeymoon? Book a private flight with Jett Aircraft! From takeoff to touchdown, the entire experience is stress-free and ultra-personalized so all you need to do is sit back, sip some bubbly, and enjoy your wedded bliss. Flying international? They have options to make a portion of your overseas journey as pleasurable as possible!
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