Current New York State COVID wedding rules: Updated June 15
Stacy and Alex's wedding at Craftsman Inn, Fayetteville, NY 2019 - Photo by DJ Peter Naughton
He went above and beyond our expectations and we would recommend Peter over and over again!
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Blog series offering wedding planning pointers for a smooth and stress-free celebration, based on over a decade of observations from the Wedding DJ booth.

Peter's Pointers: Weddings in New York During COVID-19

Updated 4/28/21: It's getting easier to host weddings in New York during COVID-19. But some restrictions remain. Here's a summary of the regulations and how they could impact your wedding plans.

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Peter's Pointers: Choosing a Wedding Officiant - Friend or Pro?

More and more often, couples are skipping church and getting married right at their reception venue.  Among the advantages, you can choose your own officiant.  Are professional officiants really worth the money, or are you just as well having a friend or relative get ordained online?  Your decision can have a major impact on your […]

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Peter's Pointers: 7 Reasons to Consider Wedding Insurance

We all think, "it won't happen to me," until it does. And I've got several examples of it happening right here in Central New York -- popular venues suddenly closing down, a venue hit by a tornado, a limo company going kaput -- and more. This post isn't a sales pitch, I'm not selling wedding insurance... but offering some reasons why wedding insurance is important, and how it can save you much more than it costs.

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Peter's Pointers: 5 Wedding Reception Enhancements

As the DJ, there's plenty of things I can do to help encourage your wedding guests to fill the dance floor. But there are some "extras" you can bring to the table as well, to help boost the energy level. In this edition of Peter's Pointers, get inspired by ideas from some of my previous couples.

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Peter's Pointers: Never Hire an Uninsured Wedding DJ

An uninsured DJ might be cheaper up-front, but can cost you much more in the long run. I'm proud to say I'm insured -- find out why that's so important in this edition of Peter's Pointers.

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Peter's Pointers: 6 Must-Haves for Outdoor Weddings

Outdoor weddings can offer a nice alternative to an indoor celebration. But that perfect summer evening under the stars may require more preparation. Here are 6 important things to consider when planning an outdoor wedding.

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Peter's Pointers: 5 Wedding Day Delays to Avoid

Delays on your wedding day often result in less dance floor time at your reception. But delays can also cost you money -- and lots of it. Here are 5 common "wedding day schedule killers" and pointers to prevent them.

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Thieves Hit CNY Weddings: 6 Ideas to Secure Your Gifts

Various Central New York news outlets have published reports this week about a string of wedding reception thefts in the Utica area.  At least three local venues were hit by a pair of wedding crashers who walked right in, grabbed the newlywed couple's gift cards (and the cash inside those cards) and walked right out.   […]

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Weatherproofing Your Outdoor Wedding

Most wedding-related vendors need to be booked 6-12 months in advance.  It's impossible to know exactly what kind of weather your wedding day will bring.  With so many people involved, you can't just cancel or postpone due to rain.  But with some planning, you can prevent bad weather from ruining your big day.

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Bethany and Brian's wedding at Skyline Lodge, Highland Forest, Fabius, NY. November 2018. Photo by DJ Peter Naughton
Peter is extremely organized. His website covered things we would have never thought about. We highly recommend him!
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Peter Naughton Productions is a mobile disc jockey and voiceover service based near Syracuse, NY.  Since 2011, Peter has specialized in Wedding DJ services for  Central New York, the Mohawk Valley, the Finger Lakes and the occasional road trip to the Southern Tier or the Thousand Islands.  One price covers everything you need for an unforgettable celebration with Peter's stress-free wedding package!
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