Half Moon Bay California Real Wedding.
Every wedding is unique but some become more than just weddings; they’re experiences. Rachel and Marc were married at Long Branch Farms in California and they made sure their guests didn’t leave bored or hungry. They created a fun, memorable event that embraced everything lovable about the Wild Wild West.
Before the festivities began, Rachel and Marc chose to have a first look. Since the couple stayed at the Ritz Carlton at Half Moon Bay, this is where they chose their reveals. Under a perfect blue sky with breathtaking views of the water, Rachel stood waiting for her groom to turn around.
She wore a strapless, sweetheart gown that fit her like a glove. She added a pop of color with a gray belt that had a yellow flower embellishment. She wore her brown hair down in picture-perfect curls with a yellow flower, an accessory she’ll also share with her bridesmaids. Marc coordinated well with a gray suit, yellow patterned tie and funky yellow shoes. After a few sentimental photos, they made their way to the ceremony space.
The groomsmen went sans jackets and opted for gray pants, vests in varying shades, light blue shirts and yellow ties. They also wore bright yellow shoes, just like the groom.
The ceremony and reception were held at Long Branch Farms, which resembles a small old western town complete with an outpost, a tailoring and hat shop and even a saloon! Walking down a burlap-covered aisle with her parents, Rachel carried a breathtaking bouquet that was bursting with gold and black flowers.
Her bridesmaids stood beaming in gray dresses of various shades and styles and they, too, carried bouquets filled with lovely yellow flowers.
The entire wedding party waited in front of a small chapel for Rachel to meet her groom.
After a sentimental and heart-felt ceremony, everyone made their way to the reception, just a few steps over. Long family tables under string lights and personalized signs greeted guests.
The quirky reception featured place cards displayed in a window shutter, unique billiards chairs for the Mr. and Mrs. and fun Wild West cards adorning each table. Their reception venue offered guests ample opportunity for games and even Wedding Day Bingo!
The couple and their loved ones danced the night away under the stars. And for a late-night snack, guests were encouraged to sit down and make some s’mores by the fire. Everything about this wedding emulated the fun, carefree nature of the couple.
The West wasn’t the only thing that was won. Rachel and Marc have not only won each other’s hearts, but those of their guests, as well, for the fun, memorable experience they can call their wedding. Congratulations to these California cuties! Half Moon Bay California wedding.
Photographer: Mike L. Photography
Event Venue: Long Branch Saloon & Farms
Location: Long Branch Farms
Dress Designer: Nicole Miller
Caterer: Pacific Connections
Floral Designer: Urban Flowers
Half Moon Bay California