tReNdInG! Save-The-Dates, Invitations, & Thank-You's oh my! When it comes to planning a wedding, many questions can arise around these hot topics. What's the difference between save-the-dates and invitations?  Do I really need to send a thank you after such a great party?  Where do I put my registry info?  When should I send each of these?   Great Questions, let's get started. Save the Dates are designed to give people the heads up that they will be invited to your wedding when it comes time to send the invites. Try to send your save-the-dates about 6-9...

We're Coming to the Twin Cities Wedding Fair!   On Sunday, March 25th, our Greysolon Ballroom team will be representing both the Ballroom and the Moorish Room in the Twin Cities Wedding Fair at the Minneapolis Convention Center.   And we.have.AWE.SOME.NEWS. We just can't wait until the show, we have to tell you now! HALF-OFF Room Rental for remaining 2018 dates.   Hold up, what did we just say? We just told you that if you book one of the remaining dates in 2018 for your wedding, we will cut your room rental in half. What does this mean?!? This...

Duluth’s Best Kept Secret.   We are going to flat out spill the beans and let you in on Duluth’s Best Kept Secret- the Hidden Treasure…. the Crown of Downtown… in the Heart of the HART District… a Flash into the Past… [caption id="attachment_17731" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Photo by Render Photography[/caption]   That's right- the Moorish Room.   The Moorish Room by Black Woods is located just off of what was once Hotel Duluth's lobby...

February is a LOVEly Month! Get out your construction paper and scissors, stock up on your chocolate, and cue the Kenny G music- the countdown to Valentine’s Day is on! What a LOVEly time to focus on all types of love:  for family, friends, self, pets, and even strangers.  But especially, what a LOVEly time to focus on Romantic love. Let’s talk about a Valentine’s Day Wedding...

The old Christmas carol talks about “five golden rings” but chances are you’re thinking about just one—one with a diamond on it. Christmas Eve is the most popular day of the year to propose and many people get engaged during the holiday season. At the Greysolon Ballroom, we have seen hundreds of weddings. Here are some tips as you start to plan for your special day: 1. Plan your Guest List First Try to narrow down the list to yes, no, and maybe–this will help you find the perfect venue for the number...

Company holiday parties can be a huge morale booster and a way to celebrate in a less formal setting than the office. But for many small companies, planning and running a good holiday party is a daunting and expensive task. So we decided to help out by hosting a big party that companies of any size can enjoy.   “This gives even independent businesses an opportunity to feel that they can celebrate,” marketing and events director Katie Marturano says. “They can use this opportunity to invite lead staff or their most important...