An Essential Afternoon

If your ideal wedding day includes you, your future spouse, and just a few essential guests, we can help. (There is a per guest fee of $100 that pertains.)  An Essential Afternoon includes everything you need for a quiet, intimate ceremony and reception. If you choose this package, you will be booking the beautiful wedding ambiance of the manicured yards and picturesque views of Cameo Heights Mansion for an afternoon wedding package, beginning at 12:30pm and lasting no later than 3:30pm. 

Preview the full list of features below:

Cost of a Typical Essential Afternoon Package (before guests):

$871 (plus sales tax, service fee, lodging accommodations)

The Essential Afternoon Package Includes:

  • An intimate wedding ceremony conducted by a licensed wedding officiant.
  • An afternoon wedding ceremony from 12:30pm to 3:30pm.
  • Included in this package is a $50 fee for a three-hour early check-in, to authorize an arrival as early as 12:00pm. (We will do all possible to have your suite ready by then, but if not, another suitable area will be temporarily available for the bride and groom to begin staging their personal preparation.  If the bride has already booked a stay on the night before the wedding as well, then this package will not  be charged to you.) 
  • Wedding cake professionally made to your specifications.
  • Champagne (or sparkling cider) toast for bride and groom.
  • The bridal bouquet and groom’s boutonniere.
  • A seven-course formal prix fixe dinner for the newlyweds at The Vine Fine Dining.
  • An intimate breakfast in your suite the morning after your wedding day.
  • The talents of our full-service bridal consultant: LaWanda Hatch.
  • An evening suite reservation must be made in order to book this package. However, since the price of the suites are variable, the price of it is NOT included in this package. As this is an afternoon wedding, we recommend that the bride also have a room booked the night before the wedding to have a place to stage her personal preparation for the wedding the following day.

There are many possible upgrades to customize this wedding package to your exact dreams. Please call our wedding coordinator, LaWanda Hatch, at 509-412-8715, the office at 509.394.0211, or email us at for customizing options and an exact price on your selected date and options.
Please note: This package does not include a room for the bride to prepare in the morning of the wedding.

• Initial Essential Afternoon Wedding Contract–Policy & Terms

"Thank you LaWanda for pouring your heart into our special day. Everything was so incredible and our friends and family are still talking about it!! Your expert touches made every moment memorable, and Joe and I are so thrilled with the way everything turned out--What a day!! If your ears are ringing it is because today we are toasting to you and the incredible wedding you planned. Thank you, thank you, thank you!!" - Molly & Joe Anderson

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