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Planning a big wedding vs a small wedding

Planning a Big Wedding vs a Small Wedding 3.4.23

Planning a wedding is an exciting time for any couple, but it can also be overwhelming when it comes to deciding whether to have a big or small wedding. There are advantages and disadvantages to both options, and it ultimately comes down to what you and your partner value most for your special day. Let’s […]

Finding and Booking Wedding Vendors in Rapid City

Guide to Finding and Booking Wedding Vendors in Rapid City 2.20.23

Congratulations on your upcoming wedding near Rapid City! Finding and booking the right wedding vendors can be a daunting task, but with a little research and planning, you can find the perfect team to make your special day unforgettable. Here’s a guide to help you find and book wedding vendors in Rapid City: Determine your […]

First Look Ideas in Wedding Photography

First Look Ideas in Wedding Photography 2.12.23

  Weddings are becoming more and more complicated just as the wedding timelines expand to consume your whole day. Many newly engaged couples start living together long before the proposal. So the concept of  groom seeing the bride for the first time walking down the aisle is becoming archaic. Instead, many couples choose to have […]

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Top “Do NOT play” wedding songs 1.9.23

You’ve handled all of the big planning parts of your wedding day: venue, wedding photographer, wedding videographer, wedding planner or day-of coordinator, florist and caterer are lined up. Congratulations are in order! You’re in the home stretch here! Now it’s time to think about funs stuff: like your reception playlist and party favors. Coming up […]

Bride and groom walking through a field

Real wedding inspiration of 2022 12.14.22

Every year Complete Weddings + Events of the Black Hills performs professional wedding services for hundreds of brides around Western South Dakota. Our past real weddings continue to be our best inspiration for the future ones. We chose Briana and Calvin’s special day to be “Real wedding inspiration of 2022” for several reasons. Emerge in […]

Best wedding experiences of 2022

Wedding Experiences of 2022 Part 2 11.10.22

The best wedding experiences of the 2022 season – highlighted by our brides. At the end of October, we wrapped up our biggest event season to date! Between the beginning of May to the end of October Complete Weddings + Events of the Black Hills performed 381 services for 160 brides! Our professional team performed […]

wedding day itinerary Rapid city

How to Create A Wedding Itinerary in Rapid City 10.20.22

Let’s discuss how to create a wedding itinerary in the Rapid City area. A wedding itinerary or, simply put, a timeline of the day or weekend is the beginning point of your wedding planning journey. Many factors will impact the way you plan your wedding day. The size of your bridal party, your getting ready […]

Western South Dakota - perfect wedding destination

Why Western South Dakota is Perfect for Destination Weddings 9.23.22

Many couples choose to get married close to home; however, with blended families coming from all parts of the United States and across the world, destination weddings are gaining more and more popularity. Some brides dream of the sunny beaches of Florida, some – of the snowy peaks of Colorado, and some are drawn to […]

how to combat rising wedding prices

How to Combat Rising Wedding Costs 8.15.22

You’ve dreamed of your wedding day ever since you were little.  You envisioned your perfect venue, attire, food, decorations. Now the day of your dreams is in the not so distant future, but the economy of the past few months may have you fear the cost of your dream wedding. Let’s talk about how to […]

personalized wedding details

Must-have Personalized Wedding Details 8.9.22

You spend days on end thinking about what your wedding day look like. The details are handpicked to fit you and your fiancé’s taste. There are so many areas that play a part in the big day! What are the must-have opportunities to have personalized wedding details?

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