It’s Engagement Season! How to Prepare for Your Special Moment

As the leaves change and the air becomes crisp, we find ourselves in the heart of engagement season. This magical time, stretching from late fall through early winter is when many couples decide to take their relationship to the next level. 

Whether you’re planning to pop the question or hoping to hear it, there are several ways to prepare for this life-changing moment. 

Let’s dive into some key tips to make your engagement season truly unforgettable.


Choosing the Perfect Wedding Venue: How to Find a Space that Fits Your Style and Budget

Planning your dream wedding is an exciting journey filled with countless decisions. One of the most important choices you’ll face as an engaged couple is selecting the perfect Virginia wedding venue to host your special day. 

Your choice of venue sets the stage for the entire event, so finding a space that matches your style, fits your budget, and will fill you with happy memories for years to come is important. 

Here at The Inn at Virginia Tech, we understand the significance of this decision and are here to help you navigate the process. With our stunning backdrop of the Blue Ridge Mountains and elegant spaces, we have hosted countless unforgettable weddings for Hokies and non-Hokies alike. 

Let’s dive in. 


8 Tips for Creating a Seamless Timeline on Your Wedding Day

So much time and effort goes into planning the details of a wedding day. When considering your wedding day logistics, you’ll want to identify who to invite, find the perfect invitations, and pick your colors, flowers, and dress as expected! Besides the visual aspects of the event, hosting a wedding calls for a myriad of decisions, for instance, setting your budget plus choosing the linens.

It’s no secret that the operations and logistics ensuring the day’s activities run smoothly are crucial. That’s why a wedding day timeline/schedule is an indispensable management tool you can’t do without.

A meticulously designed and executed timeline creates a flawless experience for your guests while maximizing your time with them. Moreover, such a plan supports your vendors and cuts back on the level of “managing” you might need to do on this special day.


Romance is in the Air! 7 Must-Have Elements of a Modern Virginia Wedding

As the 2023 summer wedding season quickly approaches, it’s time to start thinking about what Virginia wedding trends you should incorporate into your big day! Summer weddings take on a special glow here in Virginia as the sun-kissed days are perfect for any romantic celebration.

With the right venue, décor, and menu, your Virginia wedding can be nothing short of magical.

Like a Local, Romance

Unforgettable Valentine’s Day Date Ideas in Blacksburg

This time of year is the ideal time for couples to express their love and appreciation for one another. While traditional activities like dinner dates and flowers are always appreciated when looking for Valentine’s Day date ideas in Blacksburg, why not step outside the box this year and explore something more unique? 

Whether you’re looking to make the day extra special or just want to get out of the house, we have ideas everyone will enjoy … any time of the year.

Here are some unexpected date ideas in Blacksburg that are sure to make your day extra special.


Weekday Weddings: Why They’re a Great Option for Couples

If you’re planning a wedding, you may be considering whether or not to have it on a weekday. This can be a great option for many couples for various reasons! You can save money, have more options for the vendors you want, and have time to actually enjoy the day (or days) with your family and friends and have a better shot at securing your dream venue.

This blog post will discuss some of the benefits of having a weekday wedding.


A Winter Wonderland Wedding – 6 Reasons to Say Yes to Cozy & Intimate

Winter weddings are all the rage. They’re cozy, intimate, and often less expensive than their summer counterparts. In addition, they are a beautiful and romantic alternative to traditional summer weddings. 

The best times for a winter wedding are December, January, and February. Depending on whether you want to plan your wedding around holiday visitors or cozy up on a romantic and chilly January day is entirely personal preference.