Our Strategic Guide To Planning Your Micro Wedding

Have you heard all the hype about micro weddings recently? It’s a buzzword that cannot be ignored.

Weddings should be exclusive events with priceless memories and hosting a micro wedding is all the rage these days. Since the onset of the dreaded Coronavirus and social distancing being implemented, countless couples worldwide have been forced to change their wedding plans.

Enter the micro wedding

If you’re planning, or thinking about planning one, then lucky for you, we’re here to provide the ultimate guide to planning and hosting your dream KZN Midlands micro wedding. Our tips are designed to help you make your small-scale celebration as memorable as your matric bash. We will provide much needed advice and answers to all those burning questions you have. Let’s start with the most obvious one:

What Is A Micro Wedding?

A micro wedding is an event that encompasses all the elements of a traditional wedding ceremony but on a smaller scale. 

It is ideal for couples looking for an intimate affair with a limited amount of guests, limited planning and a limited budget. 

Micro weddings include a photographer, cake, décor, and stunning venues. 

It is an event designed for couples who want the affordability and simplicity of a small intimate wedding, combined with a traditional, yet still wonderfully coordinated experience. 

In short, a micro wedding features many time-honoured traditions that make a traditional wedding, but toned down a tad.

Start off By Setting Your Budget

Setting up a budget for your wedding is by no means a fun task but it is a critical one. 

It’s the first step to planning your wedding and sets the rest of your plans in motion. Don’t go setting your heart on a dress, venue, caterer etc and then realise it’s totally out of your range. With our micro weddings, you can enjoy all the trimmings of a traditional wedding but on a limited budget. 

Speak to us today about a plan that suits your pocket.

Pick Your Venue

Your venue is key to creating the perfect atmosphere for your big day. It sets the tone for your entire wedding. 

It is a truly satisfying experience knowing that you and your groom or bride, have chosen a memorable spot. Find your ideal one and then proceed to tailor your guest list to fit. 

The last thing you want is to do is invite guests, only to find there isn’t enough space for everyone. Service Excellence have a breath-taking venue, Weltevreden Manor, that accommodates 10-30 pax with an option to extend your wedding size.

Get To Work Covering The Basics

Weddings are celebrations and regardless of the size of yours, it will always have these 3 things: 




Your guests will be coming together to eat, drink and be merry. Start with these basics and then add the other enhancing details such as your décor, flowers etc. Don’t spend too much time stressing about keeping your guests comfortable or happy, when we can do that for you.

Get Creative & Imaginative

Hosting a micro wedding means you open up a world of options that are not available for larger weddings. They are perfect for daring, creative ideas. 

You have fewer guests, less work and more options to choose from when it comes to venues. 

You can get creative with your décor, pamper your guests with surprise entertainment or even get them to spend the night in our luxury self-catering rooms at Weltevreden Manor. 

Micro weddings afford you the opportunity to create personal experiences for your guests. 
Instead of printing your invitations, why not have them hand-painted. Personal touches are much easier to add when you have fewer guests. 

Our beautifully designed venue at Weltevreden Manor means you will enjoy an easy, laid-back event for your closet friends and family.

Hire A Professional

Hiring a professional with years of experience can guarantee that your micro wedding will go off without a hitch. If you, like many other brides out there, need the services of a professional wedding planner, then we at Service Excellence can help. 

We have a hand-picked team of caterers, waiters, service staff, hosts & hostesses and bar services. Our micro wedding package includes everything you need to pull off a memorable, yet intimate celebration, from photography to table décor and on-the-day coordination. 

We do it all

Are You Ready To Host A Micro Wedding With us at Weltevreden Manor?

Minimalist weddings are rising in popularity which is why you need an event coordinator that offers a package that meets the market’s demands. 

Service Excellence offer exclusive events, priceless memories, precise coordination and extraordinary results. We believe that every love story is beautiful, but yours should be unique. 

Speak to us today to turn your ideas into action. If you still have unanswered questions about micro weddings or how to plan one, get in touch with us now.

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