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Storymix Media: Vanessa + Endre - "I do" at the Zoo!

Vanessa and Endre were married on December 3, 2011 at Zoo Miami!

Vanessa and Endre

Vanessa shared with us what went into their unique wedding, and honeymoon in Lake Tahoe:

When my husband Endre and I got engaged, I think we knew that a traditional wedding, while lovely, wasn’t in the cards for us. So, after we had looked tirelessly at several venues and none seemed to fit the fun and laid-back feel we wanted, Endre joked, “Why don’t we just get married at the zoo?” A phone call was made and BOOM! Operation: I Do at the Zoo was born.

Our wedding was, in a word, bananas. I should have prefaced this story with a note that I never thought about what my wedding would be like growing up. I certainly didn’t imagine that it would turn out insanely wonderful. I mean, we met a giraffe named Fezzik on our wedding day. My husband rode a camel in his tuxedo. When does this happen in real life?

But the whole event was so heartfelt and goofy and awesome. From our vows, to our friends posing with a boa constrictor, to guests randomly dancing in a fountain, the night was amazing. We’re actually really glad we found out about Storymix when we did. We hadn’t seriously considered a videographer during the planning because it was just too pricey and we figured photography would suffice. My husband and I were cracking up at the funny moments we missed when our family and friends were walking around with the cameras. It turned out to be another great way to remember our wedding day.