After the charming welcome party and the unforgettable rehearsal dinner, Joe and Michelle exchanged their vows during a romantic oceanfront ceremony surrounded by family and friends that included a Sand Ceremony.
The beach location was artfully transformed for the outdoor ceremony into a dreamy beach setting.
Attendees were welcomed with a refreshing selection of Hibiscus, cucumber, lemon and mint beverages.
White-hued wood benches and French style chairs with white and sand colored cushions were set in neat rows on the beach for the ceremony. Matching pashminas were thoughtfully placed on the benches.
A wood walkway was built for the bride to make her grand entrance as Chris Botti, the Grammy Winner trumpeter and composer played.
After the ceremony, as the sun set over the Sea of Cortez, guests were escorted to the dinning and party area placed under a white canopy adorned with funky white lights.
A sign on a mirror invited guests to leave their shoes behind and bury their toes in the sand. A shoe-rack was soon filled with an assortment of party shoes.
The one-of-a-kind setting included a stylish mixture of modern and classic upholstered furnishings in a soft palette of white and blush. The seating areas were placed around exquisite assorted mirror-top tables laden with white roses, soft greenery and an abundance of sparkling votives.
For dinner, food stations featured Street Tacos,
From The Sea, Organic Orchard and Comfort Food. The Sweet Tooth station included a two-layer wedding cake made of carrot and vanilla as well as special treats for the children of the groom and the bride’s nephew.
Additional highlights of the evening included Joe and Michelle´s first dance to Adele’s “
Make you Feel My Love” sung by Kelly James and the groom’s daughter.
As well as a suprise gift from one of the groomsmen: an impressive display of fireworks set to the music of Safe & Sound played by the band N´Demand.
At midnight, after the right amount of dancing to the sounds of DJ Cassidy Bednark, scrumptious pizzas were served to fuel the party as the celebration continued late into the night.
A meaningful, memorable and magical evening inspired by the love of a couple and the beauty of Baja’s unique ocean front location.