Many couples this year are singing that old song that goes something like this: “Going to the chapel and we’re going to get married.”
The difference is that these days weddings are not just held in the chapel; instead, wedding ceremonies are just as meaningful and beautiful when the bride and groom hold a destination wedding.
In addition to selecting a special place for the couple’s wedding, other notable trends for weddings 2023 include:
- Keeping weddings modern and simple
- Holding smaller group weddings with more intimate ceremonies
- Reserving venues with dramatic ceilings
- Commissioning more candid and intimate photos
Gervasi Resort & Spa—A Premier Destination Wedding Location
The wedding and event experts at Gervasi Resort & Spa (GV) are here to help you select the perfect venue and help plan day of your dreams. You and your guests will be in awe of the picturesque landscape including breathtaking views of the lush vineyards and sparkling lake.
Whether you prefer a small, intimate gathering of close family and friends or a decadent celebration with hundreds of guests, there is a venue on the Gervasi 55-acre estate to fit your dream.
Starting with GV’s signature wedding venue. Inspired by the splendor of a Tuscan villa, The Pavilion is an open-air structure with breathtaking views of our vineyard and a spring-fed lake. The Pavilion is available from May through October and can accommodate up to 300 guests. The Pavilion is so beautiful that depending on a bride’s taste, it can be decked out to the bride’s creative ideas or kept the way that it is.
For those looking for a modern venue with dramatic ceilings, The Pavilion has beautiful dramatic ceilings and chandeliers. This truly brings Tuscany, Italy to Canton, Ohio.
If you prefer an indoor setting, consider The Villa Grande, with its elegant ballroom and warm, welcoming atrium. This space can hold up to 120 guests.
The Conservatory is a charming option that’s suited to couples looking for a more intimate experience. This unique, tranquil greenhouse can accommodate up to 40 guests for ceremonies and receptions amid lush greenery. The Conservatory was a greenhouse that was repurposed into a location on the property perfect for ceremonies.
Another perfect outdoor option for the intimate wedding choice is The Tree Grove, a beautiful spot on the GV property where couples can enjoy the beauty of the vineyard and the spring-fed lake all while saying vows to the loves of their lives.
After the ceremony, the wedding party and families can enjoy a delicious meal in either The Bistro of The Crush House. This is an especially intimate way to celebrate your big day.
Plus, all of the GV venues also make the perfect place to hold bridal showers and/or wedding receptions.
Overnighting it at GV
Known as a perfect destination for any type of wedding, GV offers more than just perfect venues. There are overnight stay options for the bride and groom, their families and their wedding parties.
The Villas, The Farmhouse and The Casa offer luxurious overnight stays. There are also several eateries on the property for meals for all times of the day of, the day before or the day after the wedding.
GV offers so many options for today’s brides and grooms including the event experts who are ready to help plant that special day from beginning to end. It’s a perfect time to get started with your GV wedding.