What do you expect when think of a Disney wedding?
- A beautiful bride
- A magical location
- A perfect meal
- An amazing cake
- A great party
I am here to tell you that my first Disney wedding experience was all of that and more. In December of 2011 my middle brother Jonathan, surprised the heck out of my future sister-in-law Veronica by asking her to marry him on top of the Contemporary. We had a fabulous dinner and proceeded out to the roof to watch Wishes. The soundtrack is piped to the viewing area and the show is simply stunning from this vantage point.
But I am getting off topic. That is the engagement story. This blog post is about the wedding.
A beautiful bride = √
She is stunning right?
A magical location = √
Seriously could you get more magical then the Disney wedding pavilion that overlooks Cinderella’s castle. Followed by a reception at the grandest hotel of them all, Disney’s Grand Floridian.
A perfect meal = √
So many fancy cheeses, lobster mac and cheese, perfectly cooked steaks. Any meal at the Grand Floridian is going to be amazing. And this one did not disappoint. Did I mention lobster mac and cheese?!
An amazing cake – √
A great party = √
It was a great party. The guest list was small being that we are all from Maryland and it is an expensive trip to make. But it was such a good time. The DJ was amazing and made the reception so interactive. And our kiddos were completely floored by the arrival of two very special guests.
Flawless = √
The day was truly flawless (if you ignore the part where my brother-in-law accidentally stole my wallet thinking it was my sister’s). The officiant was amazing, him and his wife were the cutest couple I have seen since I lost my great grandparents. The wedding planner was awesome. She kept everything on track and running smoothly. The time spent with Mickey and Minnie uninterrupted and unhurried was something Olivia will remember forever.
The best part of the whole day = gaining another sister. Weddings are a time for families to come together and celebrate two loved ones. And this wedding was truly a special time. Our families and friends were able to spend time together in the most magical place on earth. Is there any other way to get married?
I will leave you with one last picture. This is 3 of our kiddos, they were so excited to be Disney Princesses/Knights in shining armor in the wedding.