Covered Bridge Inn reception Photo Credit: Lauren Swan, Event: LaVida Hopsitality

Let's take a moment to talk about VALUE.  Our caterers provide a level of service worthy of your investment. Your wedding is not about one day.  It is about the entire journey, and the memories that last a lifetime. Our suggested vendors are like family to us. They are with you throughout the planning process, the day-of, set up, and clean up.  We are able to streamline your vendor search, leading you to wedding professionals who will provide the level of service expected at The Covered Bridge Inn.   When we see a vendor who is truly GREAT, and consistently provides our clients with next level, flawless events, and unforgettable experiences, then they have earned their way on to this list.  

-Not In Order of Preference-

 

Bethany Blues Wedding
BB logo for catering sectionThis catering powerhouse has been hitting wedding home runs since we opened our doors. Every wedding with Blues is consistently delicious, professional, and silky smooth. Although BBQ is how they are best known, their catering capabilities are vast and customizable. They can do it all. 

  

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Coastal cuisine done right!  Taste Events brings the fantastic blend of seafood and farm fare, sure to wow everyone on your guest list. For the added convenience, Taste has provided turnkey food & beverage packages. Click Here to see your mouth watering options!  Total customization is certainly welcomed as well.. The turnkey approach has never Tasted so good!  

 

 

  
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LaVida Hopsitality, known to locals as Fork & Flask, has been with us from the very beginning, teaching us the ropes to hosting elegant and well planned weddings, with simple, fresh, and beautifully presented food. The years of experience that this team brings to the table is extrodinary. Catering veterans, they are know for their laid back, calm approach.  "We can do that" is something you hear often, and makes each wedding they do an absolute pleasure. 

 

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When we think about full service catering, Greater Good is the finest, in all aspects. Fine food, the finest service, and led by the wedding industry's finest human Meg Gardner.  Blending her years of experience in the catering industry with her passion for charitable work, every wedding booked with Greater Good contributes to providing services to childern with specail needs throughout Delaware. Catering with a cause - the perfect fit for our couples. 

 

 

SoDel Wedding

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Recommending So Del Weddings as one of our preferred caterer comes with ease. Not only are they known as the top food and beverage group in Delaware, but they also continually give back to the community, and have the best reputation for professionalism, beautiful settings, and culinary excellence.  SoDel Weddings is committed to work with each client to create their own unique wedding vision within their budget. 

 

Photographers

Each one of these professionals are wonderful people who know this farm inside and out. The styles and pricing vary for each, and we can happily give you suggestions of a photographer that may be a good fit for you.  

Danny Boswick

Becca Neufeld

Tiffany Caldwell

Deanna Michele

Maria DeForrest

Angie Moon 

Artful I

Chelsea Fluharty

DJ’s 

In our experience, the DJ is one of the most important factors of your wedding day.  We can’t stress enough that a DJ who is not 100% committed to making this day be about YOU is not the right person.  The DJ’s we have listed are trusted souls, who will keep everyone dancing, smiling, and vibing. They will be part of your planning process, and build a sound and light experience that is a reflection of YOU and your guests. 

DJ Petch 

Spin Jocs

Wired Up - DJ and Photobooth

DJ Toroc


Bands

Our venues can easily host a band, and we LOVE the sound of live music pouring out of a wedding reception.  The band will contact the team at Covered Bridge Inn to go over loading, unloading, power needs, and any other special requirements.

Kristen and the Noise

Laura Lee and Trip Fabulous

Jimmy Smooth 

Bachelor Boys

Rental Companies

We have 2 rental companies that we use regularly.  They are both equally priced and have wonderful service.  Keep in mind that the rental companies will need to provide labor on the wedding day to set up and break down ceremony chairs. The last 2 companies listed are for all the “extras”. 

Coastal Tented Events

Dover Rent All

White Glove Rentals 

Something Borrowed

 

Invitations & Calligraphy
The one and ONLY Lewes Lettering Co. 

 

Florist & Draping

You can be as conservative or elaborate as your heart and budget allow!! We love to recommend florists that are local and experienced.  Each one of these professionals can work within your budget to create something special and breathtaking for your day. 

#1 for sure!  Styled.  This company can do it all.  They handle all of our draping, and love to incorporate that with your full flower and design needs.  They have a team of professionals that are the best in the business.  

Floral Inspirations

Noblewood Florist

Friendly Florist

Thurman and Fig

Desserts

The traditional wedding cake is rare these days.  Modern couples want to offer guests some sweet options at the reception, as well as have the cake cutting moment.  Your caterer, SoDel Weddings, has a world renowned pastry chef, and Bethany Blues has mouth watering options as well.  If you’d like a little extra:

Hopkins Farm Creamery

Dachside Bakery

Carolina Sugar Fairy

Event Planners

We do not require you to hire a wedding coordinator because of the planning tools that you receive with your booking at Covered Bridge, and the event management services offered by your caterer. However, we know - and completely agree- how valuable a good wedding planner can be. You’ll love these ladies:

Make My Day - Ashley Reynolds

A Sweet Affair - Katina Dawson

Accomodations, Restaurants, & Things To Do

Southern Delaware Tourism  - this is an awesome resource for your guests traveling into the area. 

Transportation

Jolly Trolly 

First State Trolly

Atlantic Transportation