Carrara Nour (belly dancer Orlando) performs at an Egyptian wedding at Crystal Ballroom at Veranda MetroWest. Photography by Anna So

Real Orlando Wedding: Marianne & Patrick at the Crystal Ballroom at Veranda in MetroWest

As an Orlando belly dancer, I believe that the perfect wedding contains three magic ingredients: 1. Great Music, 2. Entertainment, and 3. Lots and lots of dancing. While all of my couples appreciate the value of great entertainment, my September couple Marianne and Patrick went above and beyond to create the Party of a Lifetime at their Crystal Ballroom at Veranda wedding. My belly dance performance was just the beginning of an unforgettable evening. The ridiculously gorgeous Phoebe Vecchioni and Phoebe’s Samba Team dazzled the crowd with their hot Brazilian Carnival act after my show, and DJ Michael Lofaro of Rhythm of the Night Entertainment kept guests dancing all night with his high-energy personality and style. If you wanted to …

Monica’s Sweet 16 at Crystal Ballroom at Sunset Harbor (Daytona Beach)

When Monica turned Sweet 16, she got everything a girl could possibly dream of for her special day and then some. A fabulous dress. So much elegance and bling you had to wear shades to look at the decor. A night of friends and fun. And, of course, some fabulous entertainment for her Egyptian fam!

Monica’s party was held at the exquisite Crystal Ballroom at Sunset Harbor in Daytona Beach, and like the other Crystal Ballroom locations, the space was beyond glamorous, and this one had a stunning ocean view. There wasn’t a single piece of decor that wasn’t covered in sequins or crystals, and turquoise blue uplighting created a cool, elegant mood.

In keeping with the tradition of …