Bridal Buzz | Must-Have Specialty Wedding Vendors for Your Big Day
by Kaitlyn November 23
If you’ve flipped through the pages of our newest mag, you know we’ve introduced you to some of the biggest names in specialty wedding vendors across the Austin area, and some hidden gems, too! Whether you’re looking for a fun photobooth, over-the-top decor, or even services for your fur babies, we’ve got you covered. Scroll down to learn more about these specialty wedding vendors and the amazing services they have to offer for your special celebration!
Specialty Wedding Vendors for Austin Weddings
Photo: Anastasia Strate Photography
The saying goes: good things take time – and with Etc. Coordinators, that time is six weeks out from your wedding date! Taking an exclusive focus on day-of coordination, Jodi and her team at Etc. Coordinators are experts in all things logistics, contracts and timelines. When you choose Jodi and her team, you not only get 100% confidence that your details will be perfect, but you also get a hands-on group of experts who will stop at nothing to make your dream day a reality. Sit back and soak in the planning process while Etc. Coordinators tie it all together!
Photo: Mackenzie Smith Photo
If a picture is worth a thousand words, after you finish taking pictures with the Homestead Photo Booth Co., you’ll have enough to write a novel! Driven by a passion to provide a unique, high-quality photo booth experience like no other, owner Julie took her desires and combined them into a booth that embodies Homestead’s truly handmade experience – design and details that are 100% handmade and hand-selected. The result is a modern, yet a little old-fashioned photo booth that provides the nostalgic tradition of the original photo booth experience that your guests won’t soon forget!
Photo: Kasey Lynn Photography
There’s something so incredibly contagious about the energy that a talented group of performers can bring, and that talented group is Plush Party Band! As the only female-operated wedding band in Central Texas, Plush Party Band brings chemistry and talent to the stage that you won’t find anywhere else to ensure their primary objective is always met – that your guests stay until your grand exit. Committed to delivering excellence and an unforgettable dance party in an engaging way, Plush Party Band livens up any style of wedding with their expert skill in any and all genres of music!
Photo: Julie Wilhite Photography
Austin couples adore including their precious pets in their big day plans, however, the logistics can sometimes be a bit cumbersome for a couple with already so much going on. And too often, the pups spend a majority of their time in a kennel or distract family members from the celebration. Cue The Pet Gal. In addition to the company’s many pet services, The Pet Gal has a special offering for the betrothed and their best buds—wedding pet attendants for hire. Let the pros handle everything from transport (pet taxi), watering, walks and potty breaks to dressing, aisle escorting and photoshoot assistance. More than one pup? No worries. The Pet Gal will look after as many as you need. Free from stress, brides and grooms will be able to create lasting memories with their beloved fur family.
Photo: Lauren Reynolds Photography
Brides, meet Anna. She’s a beautiful, mint-hued 1979 Volkswagen bus that’s been converted into a one-of-a-kind mobile photo booth known by brides as Vannagram & Co. | mobile photo booth. After roaming the deserts of Arizona, the coastline of California, and the mountains of Colorado, Anna retired to Austin for a new life making receptions more memorable than ever. Customizable for weddings and special events, this boho photo booth boasts the highest quality cameras, lighting that guests love, cute photo overlays and borders, festive filters, fun props and unique backdrops (macramé tapestry, anyone?). There are two- to six-hour packages to choose from, and they always include animated GIFs, shareable links to Insta, face morphing, marryoke, Dubsmash, and more! Vannagram has got it all and is uniquely authentic for your ATX I dos.
Photo: Jackie Willome Photography
Hitch the Photo Trailer is more than just a photo booth; it’s that “extra” something special that your guests won’t stop talking about! Courtney and her team at Hitch bring an inviting environment to your wedding with an appreciation of the past with modern touches for today. Every detail, from custom flooring to the herringbone pattern on the countertops and the perfect little retro fridge tucked in between, was created from the ground up, designed with you, the couple, in mind. Founded on the idea of making good memories, this vendor is the perfect option to include when getting “hitched”!
Photo: Robyn Michelle Boudoir
Capture your pre-wedding glow in an intimate, confidence-boosting way by booking a boudoir session with the trusted and welcoming Robyn Michelle Boudoir! You’re a bride-to-be, feeling at your absolute best, and deserve some time to slow down and be pampered in the midst of planning. That’s where Robyn comes in! Believing that boudoir is not one-size-fits-all, Robyn is an expert at making sure each of her clients feels like their most confident, beautiful selves for each session. The results are a unique anniversary gift and a day that celebrates you in the most special season of life!
Photo: Angela King Photography
Do you want a packed dance floor all night? Do your family and friends love dancing? If you answered yes to both, then Hype Rhythm is what your wedding reception needs! No need to choose between a live performance or a DJ, because with Hype Rhythm, you get the best of both worlds for entertainment. With options including their original DJ-drummer duo or DJ and MC services, Nick Ruiz is THE go-to for it all. You bring the guests and Nick brings his expertise in music mixing and crowd reading to make sure everyone has the night of a lifetime!