White A-line wedding dress hanging on the staircase at a wedding venue in Rochester.

Planning a wedding is a very detail-oriented process. Elements of your special day will range from large (think venues, catering, music) to small (boutonnieres, bridesmaids gifts) no matter the number of people on your guest list. Fortunately, for detail-lovers and big-picture planners alike, we have a whole list of people who would love to help – plus a few of our favorites to get started.

Wedding Venues in Rochester

Just outside of Rochester is a beautiful lakefront wedding location with a hearty helping of historic ambiance. The Belhurst  is a century-old castle on the shores of Seneca Lake with two ballrooms perfect for a wedding reception of up to 250 guests. The Castle Ballroom has an incredible view of the lake, while the Meritage Ballroom has lovely wood beam accents and chandelier lighting. Meanwhile, Bristol Mountain Resort is a Rochester wedding location and breathtaking site for a spring, summer, or fall wedding. A ski resort in winter months, the site has scenery galore for your special day.

Wedding Photographers in Rochester

Erich of Erich Camping. Photographer is one Rochester wedding photographer worth looking into. Keeping a careful eye out for moments in your wedding day with magical combinations of emotion, light, and composition, he creates beautiful photographs that capture the real life and love in your wedding day.

A Rochester Wedding Dress

The dress is, without a doubt, one of the most important details of your wedding. In fact, we might argue that there are many other items you and your fiancé could go without if necessary – the dress is not on that list. Heart to Heart Bridal is one of the best places in the Rochester area to find the perfect gown. Founded in 2003, this boutique shop is built around the idea of making wedding dress shopping a fun, relaxing, and successful experience for brides. The latest in bridal fashions are carried here, and a variety of styles and price points are available.

P.S. Don’t forget to use the best planning tools around – our wedding websites are perfect for communicating with your guests and sharing the details of your wedding day and registry.

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