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Elegant Bridge Wedding over Bayou St. John in New Orleans

Pretty bridge ceremony in New Orleans

This may just be our very first bridge ceremony, and we’re loving how romantic it all turned out. Sam and Jason’s outdoor ceremony was as pretty as can be over the Bayou St. John in New Orleans with a large wooden cross + floral  backdrop and their bridal party of 20 in sparkly rose gold and navy.

The local sounds and flavors of Louisiana were infused throughout their reception at the historic Pitot House, which included a wedding parade and their very on Mardi Gras King cake. Don’t miss a moment of this festive day captured by Marissa Lambert Photography in the full gallery here.

Spakly rose gold dresses

Badgley Mischka flats

Pink bridesmaid robes Pretty bridal party

White rose bouquet

Sparkly rose gold dresses Stylish bridesmaids

Sparkly bridesmaids

Rose gold and navy 

From Alchemy Events, LLC: Sam and Jason got married on a bridge over Bayou St. John in New Orleans on November 5, 2016. Their large bridal party of 10 each wore rose gold sequin gowns & navy blue suits. The alter for the ceremony was a wooden cross that was hand built by a family friend specifically for them and adorned in a spray of white flowers.

Grooms and his men in Navy suits

Bridge ceremony in New Orleans Wood welcome wedding sign

Wood cross ceremony backdrop

Ring bearer and flower girls Pretty bridesmaid bouquets

Outdoor ceremony on a bridge in New Orleans

Mardi Gras inspired

They did a second line down the aisle and up the street to their reception venue, the historic Pitot House. Their stunning wedding cake was a traditional Mardi Gras king cake and their bar featured local beer such as Abita as well as koozies with the state of Louisiana on them.

Wedding march in New Orleans New Orleans wedding march

Gorgeous New Orleans wedding

The historic Pitot House in New Orleans Welcome table with koozie favors

Louisiana koozie favors

Yummy local cuisine 

Lights were strung across the lawn over rows of long guest tables. The menu featured local cuisine such as oysters rockefeller, gumbo and jambalaya. To end the evening, servers passed coffee and bite sized beignets to guests before the sendoff.

Bistro light reception Pretty table floral arrangement

First dance as Mr. and Mrs.

Traditional Mardi Gras king cake

Get a closer look at this elegant wedding on a bridge by watching the fabulous film created by Marissa Lambert Photography  below.


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