Wedding Article

Iloilo Weddings:More Fun in Iloilo

By Nina Suzette Lim | October 2012

Iloilo City is a wedding destination filled with fun, pleasure, and love. Activities that top the list of adventurous couples include strolling along Calle Real's classical houses, savoring authentic La Paz batchoy, and enjoying the colorful Dinagyang Festival held in veneration of the Sto. Niño. Its old-world atmosphere inspires many couples to exchange their wedding vows among its many historical churches. With the help of top Iloilo wedding suppliers, tying the knot becomes more fun in Iloilo.

Iloilo Wedding Photo and Video
Paloma Photography, the premiere wedding photographer in Iloilo, attributes its longevity and continuous growth to Vero Paloma's dedication to upgrade the studio's equipment and train himself and his staff with the latest, most innovative practices and techniques. Always keeping up with current trends, he pioneered the use of digital photography for wedding coverage and the "magazine layout" format of wedding albums in Iloilo City. Unlike newer wedding photographers who rely on post-production editing to enhance their images, Paloma Photography relies on proper lighting and photojournalistic principles to compose his shots. Together with his ability to nurture and maintain excellent customer relationships, Vero Paloma and his staff continue to amaze couples with their high quality wedding photographs.

SKT Digital Productions, on the other hand, has a strong following among soon-to-weds because of its same-day edit wedding videos and photo slideshows. The creative team behind SKT adds a youthful vibe to their works by infusing modern love songs in their MTV-style wedding videos. For an extra fee, couples can experience the wonders of third-angle aerial shots with the help of a crane maneuvered by an additional videographer. They may also avail of photo booths to bring out the inner child within themselves and their guests. Indeed, creativity and fun in wedding videos is limitless with SKT Digital Productions.

Iloilo Wedding Gowns
Bacolod-based Ysabelle's Bridals setup a bridal shop in Iloilo to meet the demands of its growing client base in the Visayas. Promises of quality craftsmanship come true the moment brides and grooms (and the rest of the entourage) set their eyes on their very own intricately handmade wedding gowns and Barong Tagalogs. To make their wedding more special, Ysabelle's Digital, a sister company, offers to capture the highlights of their special day with its hardworking team of wedding photographers and videographers.

Iloilo Wedding Catering and Venues
Being synonymous with good food and cozy dining places, Iloilo is home to well-known restaurants and venues where couples can book their wedding receptions. Esca's Garden and Restaurant, in particular, features a large landscaped garden and cozy indoors, perfect for either a garden wedding or an intimate indoor celebration. Since May 2007, together with its sister company Afrique's Catering Services, it has provided affordable wedding packages and catering services to satisfy hungry stomachs. In particular, its Platinum Wedding Package includes a pasta cooking station, carvery (choice of roast beef, honey glazed ham, or stuffed turkey), and action station (choice of Mongolian, tempura, or grilling station).

More Iloilo Wedding Suppliers
Passionate Designs and Printing Services, Iloilo's promising wedding invitation and souvenir shop, offer customized wedding invitations and giveaways. Flower soaps, sand designs, bestselling rosaries, decors with inspirational messages — name it, and their artists can create it. Couples can be sure that their guests will enjoy these wedding favors because even tourists and balikbayans frequent Passionate Design's store in Amigo Plaza Mall to purchase souvenirs individually or in bulk.

For wedding cakes and edible wedding favors, no couple will go wrong with Goldilocks Bakeshop. With 6 cake shops all over Iloilo, their artists can design any wedding cake - from elegant fondant- to simple butter icing wedding cake. They also have junior round cakes perfect as gifts for parents and sponsors, as well as tiny polvoron cakes and cupcakes for wedding guests.

For more ideas on how to make your wedding more fun in Iloilo, check out's list of Iloilo bridal shops and wedding suppliers.

Need more supplier options? Bacolod wedding shops and suppliers is just a ferry ride away to cater to Iloilo weddings!

More Photos
  • Wedding Photography by Paloma Photography

  • Photo by SKT Digital Productions

  • Wedding Gown by Ysabelle's Bridal Shop

  • Iloilo Wedding at Esca's Garden Restaurant

  • Cake Topper and Souvenirs by Passionate Designs and Printing Services

  • Wedding Cakes by Goldilocks Bakeshop