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Big Scissors Help Open Monterey’s Newest Special Events / Reception Venue

Photo by Jennifer Church Excellent Focus

What a special night and a great turnout for The Perry House’s “official” opening ribbon cutting event with the Monterey Peninsula Chamber. The weather gods were certainly with us as it was a beautiful “Indian Summer” evening. The Perry House had many new visitors who had not yet had an opportunity to tour the newly Read more

This Dress Rocks

Monterey Beach Weddings helped Jenn & Chris with their ceremony at Lover's PointAt our wedding venue, Gatherings, we are fortunate to have the opportunity to work with many wonderful couples and we love them all, but there was definitely something special about Jenn & Chris! I think you can see what I mean just by looking at these wonderful and playful pictures.

As their Event Manager, Mary Lisa, put it . . . “being a very energetic and creative couple, Jenn and Chris added their own style to Gatherings’ Victorian décor Read more

Beverage Options Made Easier

The Perry House private labeled Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon & ChampagneEvents by Classic is pleased to announce that we now have a liquor license.  Now, instead of you having to handle everything about your alcoholic beverages such as the pick-up, delivery and re-load of any leftovers, not to mention the fact of worrying about running short or over buying, life just got easier!  For Perry House events, you can now purchase directly from Events by Classic and only pay for what you consume.  As an added plus, you Read more

9 Weddings in 9 Days

Robert Ellis Photography portrays a Heavenly Wedding at The Perry House
7 Brides for 7 Brothers was a catchier title, and a super fun musical by the way, but this is reality! We are so excited to be a part of so many wonderful couples’ celebration of the biggest day in the beginning of their life together. We’re also excited about the diversity of the wedding receptions that we will be working at in the next 9 days; from our own venues at The Perry House and Gatherings, to some Read more

Wedding MBA Seminar & Kathy Ireland Weddings

We were there!  While the Wedding Merchant Business Association (MBA) conference is geared more toward “running your business” than about the latest wedding trends in color and fashion, we felt this seminar offered invaluable ideas and tips on how to be the best we can be for our wedding clients. Among many great speakers, one of the highlights for news on the Wedding Industry was given by Kathy Ireland. I’m sure Read more

As Luck Would Have it . . .

Keri & John, Gatherings, Pacific Grove from Peri Basseri on Vimeo

This is story about how important it is to know that the people you hire for your wedding day are willing to do whatever they can to make your day wonderful. Keri & John wanted a beach wedding in December. They booked Monterey Beach Weddings for their ceremony and Gatherings for their reception site. As their day drew near, the weather reports were not being favorable, but even though it would have been smoother to make the change a couple days before their special day so all the Read more

Perry House’s Pioneer Couple

Having fun thanking everyone for coming
Tanisha & Stefan were our VERY FIRST couple to have their wedding reception at The Perry House, May 21, 2011. There were no settlers that came before them to pave the way, no photos they could look at for ideas on how The Perry House would lay out with tables, chairs & linens, no smiling bride & groom pictures to help reassure them all had gone beautifully for other couples. No, they were our pioneers! During the months preceding their date, they asked us frequently if they were still the first Read more

Our Biggest Month Yet

Chef Dean Young in his kitchenPhew!  We are excited.  September 2011 is thus far our biggest month, with 24 events booked; 8 at The Perry House, 7 at off-site locations, 5 Beach Ceremonies and 4 at Gatherings, and ALL, except 3, are WEDDINGS! We have been working with many of these couples for 9 months to a year and it is with great excitement that we are looking forward to being able to Read more

A Stress-Free Wedding for Kandra & Josh

Married and off to the Reception at Gatherings

Kandra & Josh came to us back in January of 2011 looking for that special location for their ceremony and reception. They found both! And on July 24, 2011, with the help of Monterey Beach Weddings, they had a beautiful ceremony at Berwick Park overlooking the bay, and then enjoyed a fun and stress-free wedding reception with family and friends at Gatherings. Read more