Wedding on a ‘tight budget’…

Nearly anywhere in the country, Saturday night is the most popular day of the week for wedding receptions.   Additionally, the most popular months of the year for weddings are April, May, October, and November (at least here in mid-west Florida, including Sarasota,...

Preparation Timeline for Vendors

Planning a wedding can be a rewarding, yet confusing task.   Once you’ve hired all of your vendors for the celebration, what’s next?   When do you need to give a head count to the venue?  When do you need to get a menu setup for the caterer?  When do you...

Outdoor Events can “Bug” You

An outdoor celebration can be fantastic, but to pull it off, the planning needs to be well thought out.  Weather and lighting is always considered when planning an outdoor event, but most forget about those pesky bugs that are sure to come out.  Whether it’s...

Choosing Parent Dances

Selecting your first dance can be simple. There’s always that special song on the radio that, as soon as you hear it, you know it’s the one. But how do you choose the dance with your father or the dance with your mother?   There aren’t many songs on...

Dollar (or money) Dance

Long ago, it was tradition to do a “Dollar Dance” at every wedding. But what is the Dollar Dance? This dance is used to give all guests the opportunity to share a special moment with the bride or the groom, and for that time, they pay a dollar (or, very...

Gay Weddings are Legal!

Today is the first date that gay weddings are legal in the State of Florida. This is exciting news for West Florida DJ. While we have performed at many commitment ceremonies over the years, it will be our honor to officially wed people in love!