Celebrate Time-Honored Tradition in Our Modern Venue
Remain true to yourself on your special day - when you host your Filipino family at an L.A. Banquet venue, your heritage, values and culture are a celebrated part of our event planning. Time-honored traditions are a part of your vibrant community and for many Filipino families, integral to such a special occasion!
One of the most iconic customs is the “Pamamanhikan,” where the groom and his family formally ask for the bride’s hand in marriage from her parents. This gesture symbolizes the deep respect for family and the importance of their blessings in the union. During the ceremony, the “Yugal” (a cord), is draped over the couple’s shoulders in a figure-eight shape, symbolizing their everlasting unity and commitment. The exchange of “Arrhae” or coins represents the couple’s mutual support and prosperity throughout their married life. Finally, The exchange of “Arrhae” (coins), represents the couple’s bond as they are literally tied together, signifying their journey as one.
These beautiful traditions, coupled with the warm hospitality and genuine love of family and friends, make Filipino weddings truly unforgettable. At L.A. Banquets are honored to host and embrace these customs, ensuring that each celebration is a testament to love, culture, and cherished moments.
After the Wedding
Our venues provide the perfect backdrop for celebrating your union - with customizable, versatile spaces, designed to reflect the uniqueness of your family. Whether you envision an extravagant reception or an intimate gathering, our team of experts will ensure that every detail - from delightful decor to delectable cuisine - is tailored to your tastes.
Capture the essence of your love story with L.A. Banquets - we help craft the first memories in a story that will last a lifetime.