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Snowy Christmas Card Style Wedding At Lake Placid


Snowy Christmas Card Style Wedding At Lake Placid

Merry Christmas! We hope you are having a wonderful one and to help with putting a little extra Holly in your Jolly we have a gorgeous wedding to share with you. Jan and Carley said "I do" at snowy Lake Placid at the Whiteface Lodge in front of an impossibly large Christmas tree while fresh white snow sparkled out the windows. Their whole wedding day felt exactly like stepping into a Christmas card and we love, love, LOVE it! 

So get cozy and enjoy this festive wedding day, including all the stunning photos taken by the talented Mountainaire Gatherings. You can find them all in our full gallery. Happy Holidays! 


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getting wedding readygroom with winter inspired wedding boutonnier


Pronovias wedding dress


winter wedding bootswintertime first look at Lake Placid


sunny and snowy winter wedding couple at Lake Placid


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winter groomsmen and woman in grey


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Snowy winter wedding at Lake Placid New York

A cute Little Meet cute

December 1, 2018. Stunning winter wonder wedding day in Lake Placid, New York. Bride and Groom met in 2007 in Alaska on a cruise each with their families on separate family vacations. They kept in touch as close friends and their love story started again in 2012. Now they call Florida home and wanted their wedding to be magical. 

The Whiteface Lodge was everything they dreamed of and even featured a massive Christmas tree in the room they were married in. They had the most gorgeous backdrop for photos with crisp white snow and stunning sunshine! The whole wedding party hiked through the snow for photos. Their ceremony was full of laughter and so much love. The first dance was to Can't Help Falling In Love sung by the MOH's sister which had everyone in tears. Bride and Groom danced the night away surrounded by their loved ones. 


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Whiteface lodge wedding ceremony at Lake Placid


massive Christmas tree wedding backdrop at Whiteface Lodge


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just married Christmas wedding couple

From Placid Planner Weddings 

Jan and Carley were married in front of a real 30ft Christmas tree at the award-winning Whiteface Lodge in Lake Placid, New York. This is a two time Olympic village and Whiteface Lodge is highly listed as a 4 diamond on the Forbes Travel Guide. This Lodge is amazingly beautiful, especially in the winter months. Carley and Jan escaped the primary venue and headed to the waterfront site right on Lake Placid for their first look and formal portraits before heading back to the Ceremony in the Great Room. 

There were 95 guests in attendance. This was a destination wedding for the couple and all their guests – with many traveling from warm sunny Florida and Puerto Rico for this stunning winter wonderland wedding. 

Their venue was secured almost 24 months prior to their wedding date, due to the popularity of the venue with the Christmas tree just going up this first weekend in December. They hired their Wedding Planner soon after booking their venue.


snowy Whiteface Lodge at Lake Placid


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tea light candles for wedding atmospherewedding place cardsimple overgrown floral centerpiecefloating candles for wedding atmosphere


gold and burgundy wedding place setting


welcome to your happily ever after wedding sign


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sweetheart table with kissing couple


gold and white wedding cake


wedding dance party and wedding kisssnowy Lake Placid Whiteface Lodge

Budget Breakdown

Gown: $4500
Photographer: $6000
Floral Design: $5000
Wedding Planner $6500
Venue / Catering / Bar: $22,000
Videographer: $5500
HMUA - $2000
Metro Music - $3500
Suit: $1000
Cake: $1000

Want a closer look at this wedding, well our gift to you is this beautiful wedding film from Peach And Orange.

https://vimeo.com/331557849

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Cakes & CateringCake Placid@cakeplacid
DJsMetro Music
Dress & ApparelPronovias
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FlowersBlack Sheep Gardens Floral Design@blacksheepflorist270
Groom & His MenMen's Wearhouse@menswearhouse
Hair, Makeup & BeautyNicolette Terry at Vignette & Vogue
PhotographersMountainaire Gatherings@mountainairegatherings
VenuesWhiteface Lodge@whitefacelodge
Wedding FilmsPeach And Orange@peachandorange