Wedding Catering: Plated or Buffet?

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Catering can be one of the largest expenses for a wedding.

Some estimates put it at 50% of the total budget. One of the big questions that come up on this topic has to do with whether the food offered is plated or buffet style. We will review some of the benefits of each option in generalities. However, a good catering company will be able to go through these options more specifically with you. It is a good idea to get price quotes from several catering companies and ask good questions, and as always, it all starts with a good… Continue reading

7 Romantic Restaurants in Denver

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Valentine’s Day is on the way and is one of the most popular days to pop the big question.

We want to help you have a truly romantic place to propose, or to enjoy a fine meal with your love. Here is a small plate featuring seven of Denver’s most romantic restaurants for your consideration.

 Barolo Grill, 3030 E Sixth Ave, Denver CO 80206, 303-393-1040

An elegant ambiance and a sophisticated Italian menu make a perfect recipe for a romantic night out. Focused on Northern Italian cuisine, their menus change with the seasons to honor local farms… Continue reading

Denver Sports Fan Proposal Ideas

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Are you a Denver Sports fan?

Do you enjoy embarrassing or romantic large scale public displays of affection?

Then we have some super sports proposal ideas for you!

Some women say they think it is super cute to be proposed to at a sporting event, while others think it is a hoax to get attention or even cliché. However, if you are a brave soul and feel your lady would giggle and enjoy a public proposal at a sporting event, we wanted to give you a few tips and suggestions.

How to propose at a Broncos Game

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Who is the oldest living person in Denver?

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Can you help us out? We have found the oldest person alive in the US. Her name is Susannah Mushatt Jones of New York and she celebrated her 116th birthday on July 6, 2015. She was born in 1899 Lowndes County, Alabama and she’s officially recognized by Guinness Book of World Records as the oldest person living.

The oldest person ever recorded was Jeanne Calment of France who died at the age of 122 back in 1997. The Q at Fairmount is searching for the oldest person alive today in Denver. We would LOVE to celebrate them by offering them… Continue reading

Hottest wedding trends for 2016

Metallics are hot this year! Copper, rose gold, and yellow gold are showing up in centerpieces and decor, as well as clothing and even food items. Consider how to use metal in the other trends as well, such as rustic copper cogs on the tables in a wedding at a train station. Continue reading

Make Event Memories at Quebec Place

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For more than 120 years, Fairmount has been known for its history, beauty and community. It is with this in mind that the Quebec Event Center in Denver was created. The customizable event center space can be structured to fit your party of 50-300 in our brand new building. Great for:

  • Anniversary Parties
  • Bar Mitzvahs/ Bat Mitzvahs
  • Funeral Receptions
  • Weddings
  • Birthday Parties
  • Retirement Parties
  • Quinceanera
  • Graduation Parties
  • Family Reunions
  • Holiday Parties
  • Corporate Events
  • And Any Celebration!

There are no cookie cutter events here! Our attentive staff listens to your ideas and desires for the experience you want and together… Continue reading

Non-traditional wedding venue

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Denver’s Fairmount Cemetery and Funeral Home is proud to announce the opening of their event center on their lovely 240 acre space. The new Quebec Place  Event Center is designed to host celebrations of all types including weddings, anniversary parties, Bar/Bat Mitzvahs, birthdays and more.

 

The Morning Call recently reported on the growing trend for weddings and event space in cemeteries as more and more millennials are looking for space outside of religious organizations. They are looking for a non-traditional wedding venue because it better fits their ideas for true personalization, closer connection to their values as a… Continue reading