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FIRST THINGS FIRST 

Marriage License Information: Marriage License Requirements

Download Marriage License Application and Instructions: Click Here

 

CEREMONY VENUES 

CHURCHES & CHAPELS

Christ the King Catholic Church 

Guardian Angel Cathedral 

Chapel of the Flowers 

Little Church of the West 

List of Other Catholic Parishes 

 

ON THE STRIP

Bellagio 

Wynn Las Vegas 

Caesars Palace 

Flamingo Las Vegas 

Paris Las Vegas 

Mandalay Bay 

The Venetian 

Planet Hollywood 

Hard Rock Hotel 

Treasure Island 

Four Seasons Las Vegas 

The Stratosphere 

MGM Grand  

House of Blues Foundation Room 

House of Blues - Restaurant 


OFF THE STRIP

Red Rock Hotel and Casino 

Green Valley Ranch Resort 

Platinum Hotel (a non-gaming hotel)

Lake Las Vegas Resort

The Artisan Hotel (a non-gaming hotel)

Angel Park Golf Club 

Cili Restaurant 

Paiute Golf Club 

Sunset Gardens 

The Ritz-Carlton  

The Grove 

Victoria's

Emerald at Queensridge

Silverstone Golf Club 

The Grand Terrace

The Ritz of Las Vegas

Lowes at Lake Las Vegas

 

NON-TRADITIONAL VENUES

Red Rock - Valley of Fire

Classic Vegas Weddings (website is currently down)

Helicopter Wedding

Tryst at Wynn Las Vegas

Tabu at MGM

Shark Reef at Mandalay Bay

Gondola Ride at the Venetian

Pirate Ship at Treasure Island

Top of the Stratosphere

A Yacht on Lake Las Vegas 

The Elvis Wedding Chapel 


RECEPTION - COCKTAIL PARTY - REHEARSAL DINNER

Canaletto  at Venetian, private rooms available

Maggiano's Little Italy inside Fashion Show Mall, private rooms available

Bahama Breeze 

Border Grill  at Mandalay Bay, private rooms available

Capital Grille 

Batista's Hole in the Wall 

Buca di Beppo 

House of Blues - Restaurant and/or Foundation Room 

Mon Ami Gabi 

Kahunaville 

Isla 

Il Mulino 

VooDoo Lounge 

Firefly Las Vegas 

The Palm 

Gordon Bierch Brewing Company 

Grand Lux Cafe 

Monte Carlo Brew Pub 

Nine Fine Irishmen Pub 

Smith & Wollensky Steak House 

Ricardo's of Las Vegas 

Tillerman's (off the strip)

Andre's French Restaurant

Ocean One Bar & Grill

Orleans Casino Bowling 

Lucky Strike Lanes adults only

Pink Taco 

Bar at Times Square a dueling piano bar

Heart Bar 

Gold Coast Bowling Center 

 Ago

Center Bar

Le Provencal

 IN-SUITE RECEPTION

Panorama Suite, Boulevard Suite, Mega Suite or Apex Suite at Planet Hollywood scroll to the center of the linked page above for photos

Vista Suite at Mandalay Bay 

Penthouse Suite at TI limited to 20 people

Salon Suite at Wynn

Fairway Apartment at Wynn check limit on # of guests, no outside catering

2 Bedroom Suite at MGM Signature 

Terrace Suite at MGM Grand 

"L" Suite or any of the other extra large suites at TheHotel at Mandalay Bay no photos of it online, you must call reservations or sales

Hard Rock Hotel Penthouse 

Hard Rock Hotel Celebrity Suite 


CATERING FOR IN-SUITE RECEPTION

Albertson's (willl deliver trays and platters for a fee)

Jason's Deli 

Las Vegas Catering 

Ricardo's  

Creative Catering 

Top Kat Katering  

Restaurants on the Run  

Little Pastry Chefs  

Masterpiece Cuisine

Bartender

 Another Bartender

You Name It Events

PHOTOGRAPHERS

Ron Miller

Henri Sagalow

Studio ATG

Alt-F

Images by Ingrid

MSD Photography

BLR Photography

Ashley Bartoletti

Chelsea Nicole

J & J Photography

Steve Keegan

Bentley & Wilson

Robert Valenca

Jenna Dosch

Lorenz Photo

DIGS

Criss Photo

Diane Witzel

The Studio N

Advanced Photography

Swanson Photographs

Highland Photo

TonerPhoto

Trent Black Photography 

Roberts Eddy Photography

Elegant Images

Sheer Elegance Photography

Rachel Cary

Las Vegas Photo


VIDEOGRAPHERS

Memory Lane

North by Northwest Cinematography

Document Event Video

 

BEAUTY

HAIR AND MAKE-UP 

Make Up to Remember by Veronica-(make-up only, but has a referral for hair)

Lori White - no website, but her email is lala@altf.com

Bella Brides

Sara Vickery - ARCS Salon at Mandalay Bay

Storybook Brides

Make-Up in the 702 will come to your hotel room

LV Beauty 

MAC Cosmetics Pro Store - 3500 Las Vegas Blvd S, (702) 369-8770 @ Forum Shops 

Brannon Hair

 Barbara Jo Batterman

Glamsquad

AIRBRUSH TANNING

Amy Dunn at The Spa/Salon at Wynn Las Vegas


NAIL SALONS

Get Nailed 24/7 - off the strip near the Hard Rock

Beauty Lounge - (702) 731-2929, in the Fashion Show Mall

LV Nail Salon - Near the north end of the Strip, walking distance from Wynn

4 Your Nails - (702) 836-0888, located on East Flamingo

Nails by Kimberly - will come to your hotel room


GOWN STEAMING - TUXEDO PRESSING

Ilene's - ask about the complimentary limo ride to the courthouse to pick up your marriage license while they steam your gown and formal wear

Jennaleigh's Bridal

Fit for a Bride - offers hotel pick up and delivery; you can also ship it to her

Steiner's - no website; 1131 E. Tropicana, (702) 736-7474, inexpensive


TUXEDO SHOPS

Men's Warehouse

Tuxedo Junction

Jerry's Tux Shop

 

WEDDING COORDINATORS

Typically, your venue will provide you with a wedding coordinator or contact. However, if you feel you need extra assistance or a coordinator is not part of your package, look into hiring an outside coordinator to provide long-term planning assistance or "day of" coordination.

CLM Weddings

Your Las Vegas Wedding Concierge

Tory L. Cooper

Weddings by Design 

Green Orchid Events 

You Name It Events

Destinations by Design Las Vegas 


EVENT DESIGN & PARTY RENTALS 

If you require increased decor to liven up an otherwise "blah" banquet room, consider renting furniture, drapery, lighting, linens, etc.

RSVP Party

LtEventions

Somers Furniture Rental 

Chameleon Chair  - Yes, they do have a Las Vegas office.  (702) 399-2314


FLOWERS

Jason Kenneth Designs

Blossoms by Gayle

The Palette

An Octopuss Garden

Naakiti Floral Design

We Luv Flowers

Tivoli Floral 

The Ivy 

Flowers by Marisha - no website.  Call (702) 249-5808

Only Roses - (ask for John)

Costco - Wanna DIY your flowers? Call their floral department for details.  You can call a few weeks prior to your wedding to order and then pick up in Vegas.

Bouquet Preservation - Lasting Keepsakes

 

CAKES AND CONFECTIONS

Maries Gourmet Bakery

Bittersweet Creations - ask for Angela

Free Wedding Cakes

Cake Designs (aka Cakes by Ruth)

Layers Bakery

Chocolate Swan (also has chocolate covered strawberries)

The Cupcakery (yes, it's cupcakes only)

Freeds Bakery

Little Pastry Chefs

Simple Elegance in Cake Design

Leopold's Bakery

Creations Bakery 

Cupcake Lane Bakery 

Milan Bakery 

Krispy Kreme  - locations at Circus Circus, Excalibur, Fitzgerald's, Venetian and TI

Mad Hatter Cupcakes

 Retro Bakery


ENTERTAINMENT & OTHER FUN STUFF

Elvis Impersonators - Eddie Powers or Jesse Garon or Travis Allen

 or Brendan Paul (702) 832-0091 (also you can search for his videos on YouTube)

DJ's -  Vanity, Inc. - On Point Productions - Good Vibrations - Best of the Best -

 D. Jay's Entertainment - All American DJ Services - Knight Sounds

All Night Long DJs Sight N' Sound Events

LV Entertainment Productions firebreathers, magicians, impersonators, palm readers, etc.

Dove Release -  White Dove Release

Tattoo -  Studio 21 Tattoo

Stripper Pole Class -  Stripper 101

Ice Sculptures -  Ice Vegas

String Quartet - String Quartet 

Paper Goods - Alligator Soup and  Events Ink

Chocolate Fountain Rental - Eternally Chocolate; VIP Rents; Chocolate Elegance

Margarita Machine Rental - VIP Rents


OFFICIANTS   
Most packages include an officiant, but if yours does not, here are a few to check out.

Rev. Phil Larimore 

Rev. Linda Venniro 

Rev. Phil York 

 

TRANSPORTATION

AWG Transportation 

Earth Buses

Dream Car Rentals

Bell Trans  

Fox Limo 

Lucky Limo  

Celebrity Coaches 

VIP Transportation Services (fka: High Roller Limo)

Presidential Limo 

Exotic Car Rentals 

Exotic VIP Limos 

Ambassador 

Celebrity Coaches 

The Duece - A 24-hour double decker bus that runs up/down the Las Vegas Strip and stops at all the major hotels and attractions, but it makes frequent stops, so plan accordingly.

The Las Vegas Monorail - It avoids all the traffic and runs late into the night, but it doesn't go everywhere and it's usually a long walk between stations.

 

LIQUOR STORES & PHARMACIES

WalMart Supercenter4505 West Charleston Blvd (702) 258-4540 

Albertson's - 1300 East Flamingo Road, (702) 733-2947, delivery available for a nominal fee; no pharmacy, open 24 hours

Costco  - 222 S. Martin Luther King Boulevard, (702) 384-5211; pharmacy closes at 6pm, closed on Sundays

Walgreen's - 2 locations: 1) NE corner of Las Vegas Blvd. and Convention Center (702) 836-0820; 2) Las Vegas Blvd. @ MGM 702-739-9645.  Open 24 hours, pharmacy closes at 6pm

CVS  - 2700 South Las Vegas Blvd., (702) 369-0645. Open 24 hours, pharmacy closes at 10pm M-F, 6pm on S and Su.

Vegas Liquors - 2625 E Tropicana Ave., (702) 433-4544

Coast Liquor Store - 4500 W Tropicana Ave inside Orleans Hotel, (702) 284-7777

24 Hour Liquor Mart - 3145 Industrial Rd, (702) 796-9695

Super Liquor South Strip -   3999 Las Vegas Blvd S  (702) 215-7411

Strip Liquor - 3049 Las Vegas Blvd S (702) 733-9700 (across from Stardust)


TIPPING

Vegas Tipping 

The $20 Trick

Tipping According to Freeds 

 

MAPS

Individual Casino Maps 


OTHER HELPFUL INFORMATION

Las Vegas Convention Calendar see which conventions clash with your wedding 

A Local Las Vegas Resident's Blog her thoughts about clubs, pool scene, food, etc.

Yelp Las Vegas a good resource to hear from actual people about businesses, etc.

Weather Underground Las Vegas

Google - Google is your friend, use it.

Vegas Better Business Bureau check out your vendors on the BBB

Naval Observatory - computes the exact time of sunset/sunrise

Vegas for Kids and Parents - kid and family friendly activities to consider in Vegas

McCarran International Airport

About Vegas Weddings 

 

BACHELOR - BACHELORETTE PARTIES

Stripper Pole Class

VIP Nite

Bachelorette Light Group

 

GRAPHICS - DIY TEMPLATES - IMAGES

Dimpleart.com - for a caricature of you and FI under the Vegas sign.

istockphoto - relatively inexpensive site you can search for Vegas images

Tons of Templates - from timelines to programs

Knottie Template Website - even more templates, menu cards to programs to invites

Templates for Everything 

DIY Bride Blog


 
ACTIVITIES IN VEGAS


Bellagio's Gallery of Fine Art

Gondola Rides at the Venetian The gondoliers are noted for their urge to sing ballads as you travel through the winding canals.

Stratosphere Tower Rides The highest freestanding observation deck in America. Ride the roller coaster or take the Big Shot ride at the top of the tower. Open daily from 10am to 1am.

Gaming Lessons  Most casinos give free gaming lessons, just ask any employee in the gaming area where the lessons are being held.

MGM Grand Lion Habitat
To honor the lion and help safeguard its preservation for future generations, the MGM Grand has created a one-of-a-kind Lion Habitat as a showcase for public education and appreciation for this majestic creature of nature.

Mirage White Tiger Habitat Open 24 hours a day.
The open-air home of Siegfried and Roy's Royal White Tigers is available for public viewing throughout the day and evening.

Madame Tussauds Las Vegas

Penske Wynn Ferrari Maserati

Ethel M Chocolate Factory

Volcano at the Mirage Erupts every hour after dusk.
The earth shakes and flames shoot into the night sky spewing smoke and fire 100 feet above the waters below, transforming a tranquil waterfall into spectacular streams of molten lava.

Gameworks The world's greatest arcade.

Fountains of Bellagio Water Show at the Bellagio Resort, the world-famous fountains will speak to your heart with opera, classical and whimsical music while flirting with your playful nature through their carefully choreographed movements.

Botanical Garden at the Bellagio Resort Row upon row of exotic plants and flowers weave a glorious tapestry displaying the unique highlights of every season and holiday. There's no more inviting location for a photo opportunity.

Sirens of TI at Treasure Island Each show features a clash between a group of beautiful, tempting sirens and a band of renegade pirates. From daring swordplay to high-diving acrobatics and eye-popping pyrotechnics, the show is packed with countless thrills.

Fremont Street Experience in Downtown Las Vegas Five city blocks are covered with a canopy of over 2 million lights enhanced by 550,000 watts of sound and special effects. The most spectacular light and sound shows on the planet are presented each night at dusk.  

Circus Acts at Circus Circus Hotel and Casino Highlighting the center stage of the carnival midway, Circus Circus presents world renowned live circus acts FREE everyday! See the excitement and action of the circus as never before.

Show in the Sky Carnivale Celebration at Rio Experience the excitement of Brazil's Carnivale featuring state-of-the-art floats that suspend from the ceiling and parade above the casino floor

Fish Aquarium at The Mirage This 20,000-gallon saltwater aquarium is home to angelfish, puffer fish, tangs, sharks and other exotic sea creatures.

Tropical Rain Forest at The Mirage Palm trees reach 60 feet above cascading waterfalls. Lagoons meander through a forest of rich tropical flora including bird of paradise trees, orchids and bromeliads.

Flamingo Wildlife Habitat at The Flamingo Chilean flamingos, as well as a collection of other birds, African penguins, swans, ducks, Koi and turtles are on public display.

Rock and Roll Memorabilia at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Lots of cool stuff from artists such as No Doubt, Elvis Presley, Modonna, The Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, Nirvana, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Jimi Hendrix, Chuck Berry and others is on display throughout the resort.

 

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