Creating a pleasurable and unforgettable event is a high priority if you’ve been planning your company’s next holiday party. You likely want to ensure that it’s hosted at a beautiful Lancaster County event venue, serves delicious food and drinks, and has plenty of activities to keep everyone entertained. Melhorn Manor can take away the stress of planning an exceptional company party.
In the four years since Jess and Allory Melhorn took ownership of our historic property, they have helped make hundreds of weddings and events successful, memorable, and beautiful. They understand what it’s like to plan a large or small party and can help act as coordinators throughout your special event. With their help and following the advice in these next five tips, you are sure to create a holiday party everyone will love.
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One of the categories that many brides or grooms forget to add to their wedding budget is a gratuity for wedding vendors. Photographers, officiants, wedding planners, and caterers in Lancaster County, PA, often appreciate a tip for a job well done. While it’s not mandatory, tipping your wedding vendors is a thoughtful gesture and can be done in more ways than just monetary gifts.
At Melhorn Manor, we want to make your wedding day the most magical day of your life, and that includes taking away as much stress as possible. That’s why we put together this handy guide, so you know who to tip and how to do it. Owners, Allory and Jess, can help with vendor management, including distributing your prepared tips, if desired.
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Newly engaged? Congratulations! What an exciting time for you and your fiancé! Celebrate your engagement at an elegant and historic venue with catering in Lancaster, PA, right here at Melhorn Manor! Having your engagement party here gives you time to commemorate and relish in your new status as a bride- and groom-to-be.
This remarkable location in Mount Joy, PA, is the perfect property for your special event. We fully renovated our barns to include modern amenities while still retaining that historic charm that so many people love. Plus, our owners, Allory and Jess, are available for all events to help guide guests, direct parking, and manage vendors. When you decide to host your engagement party with Melhorn Manor, you’ll be able to relax and enjoy this special day.
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building is an integral part of any business. During the workweek, you spend
40+ hours with the same people day in and day out—sometimes you see your
coworkers more than your family! That’s why it’s so essential that your team
learns to understand each other and work together cooperatively in a
an event space near you
to host a team-building event can sometimes be a hassle, but luckily you’ve
already found a beautiful space right here in Lancaster County! At Melhorn
Manor, we’re not just about weddings—we also hold many other types of events.
That’s why we want to share a few of our favorite ideas for company events that
we’ve seen right here at our
premier event venue.
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When you’re figuring out your wedding budget, the topic can be a sensitive one. Here at Melhorn Manor, we completely understand the hiccups you may come across with your budget in your wedding journey, which is why we want to provide you with comfort and guidance.
We’ve mentioned in some of our previous
blog posts how money can be a huge stress factor for couples planning a
wedding, but it doesn’t have to be! Whether your budget is $25,000 or $250,000,
there’s a way to stick to your wedding budget without causing stress. With
sufficient organization, support from your significant other, a little
flexibility, and this guide, you can have your dream wedding and still keep to your
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Your wedding day is going to be one of the most extraordinary
and important days of your life. It goes without saying that both you and your
partner are going to want all of your closest friends and family there to
celebrate with you as well. But when it comes to creating
your wedding guest list, are you feeling a bit lost and overwhelmed? If so,
we’re ready to help!
Just like you, we here at Melhorn Manor want your wedding
day to be just as blissful and elegant as you do. Owners Allory and Jessica
Melhorn will be with you every step of the way of your wedding, right down to
being a guest list manager if you need it. And while we’ll always be happy to
answer your questions to help you have the perfect
barn wedding in Lancaster, PA, we also have a few tips that we’d like to
share when it comes to creating your wedding guest list.
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The build-up to planning
your wedding and getting to the big day is always
exciting for you and your partner. So once you’re finally married and you get
to celebrate with friends and family at the reception, it’s important that both
you and your guests can enjoy this time of relaxation and fun.
As much as you want your friends and family to be there
for your special day, it’s also a time to rejoice in the joining of two
families. And what better way to celebrate and show your appreciation than
having an enjoyable wedding reception?
The good news is, here at Melhorn Manor, we’re here to
make sure every aspect of your wedding day goes as planned. Melhorn Manor
owners, Allory and Jess, are always at every
event to help guide guests, direct traffic, manage vendors, and to make sure
your entire day is the dream day you’ve been imagining!
Today we’re going to go over a few wedding reception tips
that we think make weddings much more enjoyable for guests. Melhorn Manor is
here to help smooth out any hiccups, so you can focus on feeling refreshed while marrying your best friend!
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For more than 270 years, the Melhorn Manor property has
been a part of Lancaster County’s history. Today it serves as an exquisite barn
wedding venue in Lancaster, PA, with all of the modern amenities you could
wish for. But it wasn’t always the beautiful venue it is now, and it took a lot
of hard work to preserve the history of the property while modernizing it.
Take a trip down memory lane with us as we step back in
time to Melhorn Manor’s origins and how we got to where we are today.
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Planning the wedding of your dreams with your partner should be a fun time, but it can also be
very stressful. We’ve talked about methods
to help reduce stress throughout the entire wedding planning process in
some of our previous posts. But the best advice we can give? Listen to the
experts and discover wedding planning tips you probably never thought about
Whether you’re talking to one of your vendors or have hired a wedding
planner for your big day, you don’t have to handle all of the wedding stress
alone. Wedding planners and vendors have been through the wedding process hundreds
of times; we’ve seen the good, the bad, and the ugly, and we’re ready to offer
advice wherever we can.
In this post, we’ve consulted with two of our favorite local wedding planners—Taryn Blake Events and Simple Soiree. We asked both vendors some of the most common questions we hear with wedding planning, and why it would be beneficial for you and your partner to hire a wedding planner for the big day. Read on for all the insider tips from these Lancaster wedding planning experts!
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In a previous post, we discussed the ins-and-outs of what a bride or
groom needs to create the
perfect wedding timeline. From booking your venue right down to the details
of getting your marriage license, we cover every detail. But, we want to break
it down even further by discussing the details of your wedding reception
Keep reading to learn some of the wedding trade’s top tips and secrets
that we’ve gathered over the years for having the perfect wedding reception.
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