Wedding Industry Merlin

COVID-19 has thrown a wrench into many couples’ wedding plans. And the Maine businesses who rely on destination weddings are hurting. In 2019, the Maine wedding industry added nearly $1 billion to the state’s economy. With guidelines on gatherings and face coverings, the 2020 wedding season looks a lot different.

We spoke with wedding professionals about how the industry in Maine is dealing with the coronavirus.


Fausto Pifferrer: Blue Elephant Events, BASH Wedding Marketplace, LA Blue Wedding Brokers, Real Maine Weddings magazine

Leigh Doran: Nadra Photography

Sarah Maurer: Stone Cove Catering, The 1812 Farm

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Melanie Brooks

I am a professional writer/blogger who is finally finding my way in the kitchen. I am not a health-food addict, but I appreciate a home cooked meal made from local ingredients. As an avid member of the...