One World Theatre Wedding 2013

One of the first weddings that our Lead Wedding Planner, Casey Dennis was assigned to, was that of Mikelle and Evan.  These two will make you want to get married all over again!  Fantastic job, Casey and congrats again to this darling of a pair!  Wishing you both warmth and happiness, always. Sincerely, DNA Events […]

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DNA Events on Style Me Pretty

Two great things about today….first, we have time to BLOG!  It’s summer time and things have slowed down enough that we can start posting about the amazing weddings and events that we have either been a vendor for or the event planning team for over the past quarter.  It has been record breaking for us […]


Wedding Food Truck Expo

Want to keep your Austin Wedding true to “Austin”?  Bring in a food truck but don’t stop there.  Have them create a great menu for you and have it served at the high level of quality full service that your venue (or loving mother) will require!  Come learn more on March 5th.  Click the poster […]

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Tacodeli at your wedding!?

We have great news for those Austinite couples that want to provide their guests with a true Austin experience at their wedding. DNA Events is serving up Tacodeli! Why is this some of the best news you will hear today?  First of all, Tacodeli keeps it local.  If you and your groom have a passion […]


Gibson-Hargis Wedding 11-10-12

During a coordination meeting, our senior coordinator, Candace Barnes, found this sweet, sweet couple dancing in the courtyard of their venue with no music playing… just enjoying each other’s company and basking in the love they shared for each other. If that doesn’t make your heart melt with happiness we don’t know what does! We […]

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Fitzsimmons-Husband Wedding 10-26-12

It was truly our joy to coordinate Mark & Lauren’s wedding last month at Villa Antonia. They had a vision for exactly what they wanted and we sure think (regardless of our bias!) it came together beautifully! The wedding party especially was SO fun to be around, as we’re sure you’ll be able to tell […]


Thomas-Strub Wedding 10-27-12

It was our pleasure to coordinate Christy and Mark’s wedding at the Commodore Perry Estate at the end of October. In all of our planning meetings, Christy talked about wanting to have a cool, crisp autumn wedding. Yet up until the day of the wedding, the weather had been typical of a warm Texas autumn. […]

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Banta-Holloway Wedding 9-29-12

We had the opportunity to coordinate Lauren & Wes’ wedding at the end of September at Laguna Gloria. “You would think changing every detail the day before the wedding due to uncommon hurricane-like weather would stress out my bride and groom–but not these two. It was so special to see that instead, Lauren & Wes’ […]


Inspiration Thursday

In the midst of the crazy business season, with the holidays right around the corner, we thought you might need some inspiration. These quotes, all from our staff’s pinterest pages, spoke to us particularly today! Enjoy!             This is exactly how we feel at DNA Events, and at our sister […]

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Steampunk and Pearls Part I

Austin, Texas is always looking for creative ways to “keep Austin weird”.  DNA Events believes that in weddings, keeping Austin weird translates to distinction, elegance, and uniqueness.  These attributes are show-cased in our latest creative theme. When Antebellum Oaks (formerly La Paloma Events Center) asked for a design theme that would wow the industry, DNA […]


Incredible Venues with Incredible Prices

DNA Events has the wonderful opportunity to work at the most respected venues in Central Texas and we couldn’t be more proud of that if we tried.  Today we want to share three fabulous venues with you.  Each of these venues is in a different area, is completely different in style and has an unbelievable […]

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Venue Spotlight: Texas Old Town-Stone Hall

A Whimsical Yet Rustic Setting Who knew that located approximately 35 miles South of Austin exists four beautiful venues all part of Texas Old Town.  I recently had the pleasure of exploring their newest venue, Stone Hall.  Stone Hall offers plenty of indoor and outdoor space to fit any wedding style. Inside, the intricate wooden […]


Venue Spotlight: Mercury Hall

We had such a fun time this past weekend for our wedding at Mercury Hall for Mary Beth & Will! Built in 1904 in Mercury, Texas, the historic structure was used as a chapel for more than eighty years, during which it survived two fires. Moved to its current location in 1997,  The Hall plays […]

The grounds are completely enclosed by trees and are beautiful for pre-ceremony shots. Photo courtesy of A' La Vie Photography.

Decopage a copy of the marriage certificate. Really cool idea! Photo courtesy of gypsypurplehome.tumblr.com

What to do after I Do

1. Change Your Last Name: Start with the Social Security Administration, then change your driver’s license. Don’t forget to change passports, wills, mortgages, and insurance policies as soon as possible after your big day. Go check out The Knot‘s article for all the nitty gritty steps to changing your name. 2. Decide What To Do […]


Spice Up Your Event with Tangerine Tango!

 When you attend The University of Texas it is natural to seek out orange in any shade. This year, it seemed to be getting easier to find shades of orange in stores. Little did I know Pantone had named Tangerine Tango the hot color of 2012! H&M follows the trend with a classy, yet sassy […]

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Display photos from your parents', grandparents', and other family members weddings-the more you can weave your heritage throughout your wedding, the more memorable it will be in years to come.

Creative Ways to Display Photos at Your Wedding

Guests always enjoy seeing photos of the bride & groom as children and also photos of the couples’ relationship. Here are some fun ways to display photos at your wedding! Posted By: DNA Events Intern, Alissa Hale


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Staff Bios

DNA Events OWNER: Kathryn Albarado Kathryn Albarado is no stranger to the event world. Born into the most respected catering company in Austin, it was inevitable that she would be part of the event industry. From an early age Kathryn would help her Grandparents Rosalie and Fred Dagar and her Parents Donna and Albert Dagar […]


Metallic Inspiration

In Austin, hill-country chic weddings will always bloom abundantly.  But as we tie ribbons onto our succulent spring weddings, we look ahead to our dramatic fall and winter.  Where brides are asking for rich reds and purples fortified with intense romance.  But when brides start asking for drama and intensity, we must rise to the challenge […]

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