Vermont Vendor Recommendations

February 2, 2021

I’ve worked in the Vermont wedding industry for almost five years, AND I’ve planned my own wedding (it was postponed due to COVID but that’s a whole other blog post!), so I know the ins and out of the professionals in my industry.

The following are vendors that I know and trust on a professional and personal level. They are organized, prompt, extremely talented, and total sweethearts. I highly recommend reaching out to them in advance, because they are in high demand.

The vendors listed below put their hearts into what they do, and it shows in their work. Many are based in Vermont or can travel. Click on their names to check out their website, and tell them Anne Mientka sent ya! 😉


Heather Garrow Studio. She is a total pro, and has been doing makeup for years. She is great at accentuating the features you love about yourself.

Hillary Fay Studios.

(Both of them offer additional hair services as well.)


Sante Salon: Ashley is a pro at wedding hair and can make everyone in your bridal party look and feel amazing.

Day-of Coordination

You can hire these companies for long-term wedding planning or day-of coordination. Either way, they make your day completely stress-free. No worrying about timelines or if something was set up correctly.

Harlow & Dahlia


Jack from Envision Pictures 

Jack is a wonderful storyteller who I’ve worked with closely in 2021/2022.

Danielle Hazelton

Eli Homes


Chances are that you might have already booked a venue because that’s usually first on people’s To Do lists. Just in case you haven’t, here are my absolute favorites! They are not only gorgeous but have top-quality staff that ensure your day goes perfectly.

Vermont Swiss and Bloom Farm


Inn at Manchester


Tipsy Tulip Florals

Nancy Bishop Florals


Red Poppy Cakery


Carmen George of Carmen George Weddings. She has been an officiant for years and has officiated hundreds of weddings!

Kerri Duquette-Hoffman: Kerri’s poetic and heartfelt speeches will make you (and me) cry.

Both of these officiants work with you ahead of time to create a custom, personal, heartfelt ceremony that feels true to you and your partner. They also are very considerate, and step out of shots so that she isn’t in every photo of you two at the altar.


Wood Fire Food is INCREDIBLE. They roast their food over a flame and the production itself is beautiful, as is the food.


Kate’s Calligraphy creates gorgeous, luxe designs. The huge bonus here is that you’re going through a local company, who takes great care to make sure your invitations are perfect.

Charlotte Scott

(Charlotte also creates custom Snapchat filters, which guests absolutely love!)


Vince at Experience Events is the best. This company travels to VT for weddings often. They also have photobooth equipment available for rent!

Dave at JTD Productions is wonderfully professional and fun.

Live Bands

Randal Pierce

Randal is a musical genius. He plays piano in several bands and solo.


Laces is a 5-person band featuring keyboard, bass, drums, guitar, and horns. They are energetic and perfect for a fun cocktail hour! Contact them at

Live wedding painting

If you’re wanting to seriously WOW your guests and get a one-of-a-kind hierloom, Hope Sharp Art creates live paintings at weddings. Her work is seriously stunning, and she takes great care to make sure your painting is absolutely perfect.

If you need any other recommendations, please let me know!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

the free guide

the free guide —

send me the guide

Over the years, I was asked the same questions. “What do I wear?” “What colors look best on camera?” This FREE guide will tell you all you need to know about how to prepare for your session!

your couples session

FREE GUIDE: How to Prepare (and look your best) for