Gardner Village Blog Plan Your Wedding at Gardner Village
Tuesday Feb 27 2018

The spring/summer wedding season is around the corner. Time to start planning. Not many know this, but I always wanted to be a professional wedding planner. Today, I get to live out that dream and show you all Gardner Village has to offer as your ultimate wedding resource. From the venue, flowers, and food to the fashion, makeup, and gifts, you’ll find nearly everything you need in one of Utah's most romantic spots. Let’s get to planning!

wedding flowers


Whether you’re planning an intimate affair or a grand gala, Gardner Village has an ideal space. With both indoor and outdoor locations available, you’ll find plenty of pretty backdrop options to choose from at Mill Plaza and The Gathering Place. See a complete list of event spaces here.

unique wedding spot

The Gear Room

wedding reception space

mill plaza outdoor event space


Since your wedding is going to be at Gardner Village, doesn’t it seem fitting to also have your engagement, bridal and wedding photos taken at this sweetest of Utah spots? Camera Shy has you covered. Call to discuss indoor and outdoor session options. 

bridal portrait

image courtesy of Camera Shy

wedding photography at gardner village

image courtesy of Camera Shy

camera shy

image courtesy of Camera Shy

utah engagement photo ideas

image courtesy of Camera Shy


From banquets to buffets, Gardner Village offers various catering options when you host your event here. 

Archibald's Restaurant 

event catering 



Flower girl fashion is in full bloom at Spoiled Rotten Children’s Boutique

spoiled rotten childrens boutique

Your beautiful babes will look head-to-toe adorable with striking headband and hair clip options…

flower girl fashion

childrens wedding attire

Pretty jewelry in so many wedding-worthy colors… 

little girls wedding jewelry

And dresses, tights, and shoes just right for twirling in!

flower girl dresses

Don’t forget the mother of the bride. Plum Dandy and Shopaholics have layers and layers of lace, jewelry, dresses, and shoes to make just the right ensemble for this VIP. 

mother of the bride dress

plum dandy


With hair and makeup services, Cottage Retreat Spa & Salon will have the bride, the groom, and the complete wedding party looking wedding ready. Gentleman can even enjoy a close, hot shave in the man cave while the ladies enjoy manicures, pedicures and other pre-party pampering. 

wedding makeup

If attending a wedding or shower is in your future, a Cottage Retreat gift certificate is just the ticket to make gift giving easy and extraordinary. 

bridal hair styles



A wedding isn’t complete without some gorgeous blooms. Simply Flowers has you covered!

simply flowers

Order your bridal bouquet, flowers for your wedding party, centerpieces, even cake toppers! 

wedding bouquet

reception flowers

cake topper


Speaking of cake, did you know Naborhood Bakery creates wedding cakes? 

wedding cake utah

naborhood bakery

You can also order cupcakes, cookies, tarts, macarons, and other sweet treats that will put a little extra sugar on top of your special day!

wedding cupcakes

french macarons


Weddings + candy displays = a match made in matrimony heaven! Chocolate Covered Wagon has you covered with handmade taffy in a variety of colors. Select your wedding colors specifically or use every color of the rainbow for a true Salt Lake/saltwater soiree. 

handmade salt water taffy

You’ll also find handmade caramels, popcorn, chocolates and other divine treats to make your candy bar complete. 

wedding chocolates

wedding reception treats

Nothing like decor that doubles as a delightful treat to make guests smile!

candy centerpieces


So much goes into making marry. Don’t forget to thank the key players in your happily ever after. Layers Beautiful Bedding has so many bridal party appropriate gifts, including this sweet smelling assortment of candles, linen spray, room fresheners, cosmetic bags and more! 

makeup bag

home accessories

Bedding is also an excellent idea if you know someone tying the knot. The quilts, coverlets, throws, sheets, decorative pillows and other home accents would make any bride and groom’s dreams sweet. 

quilts layers beautiful bedding


Whether you’re a bride looking to unwind before the big event or you want to shower your wedding guests in a favor they’ll adore, M Soaps is bubbling over with awesome ideas, including hand-crafted soaps, bath salts, bath bombs and more. 

locally made bath bombs

wedding favor soap


As you prepare to embark on your own I-do adventure, check out our website for more on putting together your party of a lifetime. You can also give our event coordinator a call at 801.938.1999. Whether you host your event at The Village or simply take advantage of these many services for an off-site affair, this is your one stop for perfect preparing. Congratulations, lovebirds! 

gardner village weddings

Megan Hoeppner

Labels: gardner village, utah, weddings, receptions, events, indoor, outdoor, archibald's restaurant, mill plaza, the gathering place, naborhood bakery, layers beautiful bedding, simply flowers, spoiled rotten children's boutique, plum dandy, shopaholics, cottage