Category Archives for "California Bay Area Destination Wedding"

Nov 15

Grace and Peter Get Married Near Berkeley

By Julie Monroe | California Bay Area Destination Wedding , California Beach Wedding , California Destination Wedding , California wedding

Grace and Peter met 9 years ago on their college track team.  After they met for that first time, Grace knew the two of them were meant to be together.  Following a long engagement and trying to avoid a big wedding, Grace and Peter contacted me to plan their intimate California elopement. They wanted their […]

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Aug 14

Alice and Mark Get Married on the Beach in San Francisco

By Maureen Thomson | California Bay Area Destination Wedding , California Beach Wedding , California Destination Wedding , California wedding

Alice and Mark are California locals whose “dream wedding” was to have an intimate wedding for two. They wanted everything to be as simple as possible. All they needed help with was finding the perfect-for-them beach venue, an officiant and a photographer.When we talked about a backup plan in case of bad weather, Alice’s response was, “We’ll […]

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May 24

Ashley and Chris’ San Francisco Beach Elopement

By Maureen Thomson | California Bay Area Destination Wedding , California Beach Wedding , California Destination Wedding , California wedding

Baker Beach in San Francisco is a special spot for Ashley and Chris. And you can see why! With it’s sparkling Pacific Ocean waters and spectacular view of the Golden Gate Bridge, it’s a perfect venue for a beach elopement in San Francisco.And so it came to be that after a whirlwind two year courtship, […]

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Feb 27

Andrea and Jessie Elope in Golden Gate Park

By Maureen Thomson | California Bay Area Destination Wedding , California Destination Wedding , California wedding , Golden Gate Park Elopement

Jessie and Andrea traveled from British Columbia, Canada with a few close family members to elope in Golden Gate Park. They made it clear from their first inquiry that a formal wedding was not their thing. We’re more interested in “fun and romantic in a beautiful setting,” they told me.Yep! We’ve got that!They ultimately decided […]

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Feb 26

A Marin Headlands Elopement for Krystal and Josh

By Maureen Thomson | California Bay Area Destination Wedding , California Destination Wedding , California wedding , Palace of Fine Arts elopement

We warn couples that Hawk Hill at Marin Headlands (just across the Golden Gate Bridge from San Francisco) can be windy, but Krystal and Josh fell in love with the view there and decided to chance it anyway.True to form, it was windy on their wedding day in July of 2013. But going with the flow is […]

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Feb 25

Palace of Fine Arts Wedding for Pam and Ed

By Maureen Thomson | California Bay Area Destination Wedding , California Destination Wedding , California wedding , Palace of Fine Arts elopement

It’s a long way from Cincinnati to San Francisco, but Ed and Pam were happy to make the trip in order to be married at the Palace of Fine Arts Park.Springtime in San Francisco is unbeatable and the weather for Pam and Ed’s wedding day was picture perfect. A bit of a nip in the air, […]

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Feb 23

A San Francisco Redwoods Wedding for Kate and Aaron

By Maureen Thomson | California Bay Area Destination Wedding , California Destination Wedding , California Redwood Wedding , California wedding

Kate and Aaron opted for a cozy and romantic elopement under the San Francisco redwoods.Most couples don’t think of San Francisco when it comes to having a redwood wedding, but the fact is that there are several pockets of redwoods throughout the city that make a splendid woodsy backdrop.Our photographer caught up with Kate and Aaron at […]

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