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October 8, 2017   •   Filed in Mountain Weddings, Summer

Colorado Private Home Wedding | Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne

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or smaller more intimate weddings nothing beats renting a gigantic pretty mountain lodge with awesome views. That's exactly what Lindsay & Coty did in early September for their wedding day here in Colorado. They live in Kansas, but Lindsay's been visiting Colorado with her family since she was little and it's like a second home for her here in the mountains. So it makes sense that she and Coty opted for a small destination wedding with just their closest family and friends in Silverthorne, CO. They rented a place called Mountain Vista Lodge located off of Highway 9 and Ute Pass Road where the mountain views are incredible. There's a rustic wood triangle arch made out of huge logs at the ceremony site with long benches for guest seating. Lindsay's aunt helped the couple decorate it with huge pretty silk flowers. Lindsay & Coty were originally going to do their ceremony at Sapphire Point so we headed over to Lake Dillon to get some photos mid-day in that area before the early afternoon ceremony took place. It was such a laid back perfect day and one of my favorite parts was when Coty wheeled his new bride around in a wheelbarrow. Apparently that is a family tradition for his side of the family and some relatives back home were kind enough to drive a big wheelbarrow all the way out to Colorado so that he could partake in this family tradition. As the sun began to set Lindsay and Coty were kind enough to indulge me in a few more photos of the two of them together. I am so glad they did since the mountain views in this area were so dramatic and rugged. I love that the full moon came out early to be a part of a few of their portraits too. It was truly the perfect setting to celebrate with friends and family. When I left they were dancing the night away under the stars.
Event Details
Venue
Mountain Vista Lodge Silverthorne, CO
Officiant
Florist
Petal & Bean Breckenridge, CO
Bridal Shop
J. Lynn Bridal Lawrence, KS
Air BNB Rental Home in Colorado Mountains in Silverthorne for a wedding day in September Mountain Vista Lodge
Pretty lace Lillian West wedding gown from JLynn Bridal hangs at the Mountain Vista Lodge wedding retreat home in SIlverthorne Colorado
Pretty Jeweled wedding bridal sandals photographed outdoors at a rustic Colorado mountain wedding at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne
Gorgeous wedding bouquet by Petal & Bean on a rose colored sequin backdrop at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Friend of the bride hangs out in the Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado during wedding prep
Bride in her white robe holds her dress before putting it on in the Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne, CO
Mother of the bride helps her daughter with her gown's buttons on her wedding day at the Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Pretty lace wedding gown by Lillian West with buttons at a Colorado mountain wedding in Silverthorne
Bride's sister helps her get ready on her wedding day at the Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Bride's sister helps her with her bracelet on her wedding day at the Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Colorado bride gets dressed at the Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Bride puts on her earrings at the Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Bride wearing jeweled sandals for her mountain wedding at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Bride hugs her mom on her wedding day at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Groom prep at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne with Boutonniere from Petal and Bean in Breckenridge
Groom buttons his jacket at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Groom portrait at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Detail photo of coral boutonniere from Petal & Bean at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
First look in the Great Room at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Bride and groom formal portrait inside of Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Sunny Colorado Wedding Day Bride and Groom Portrait with Lake Dillon Mountain Backdrop in Summit County Colorado
Romantic Sunny Wedding Day Portrait in Summit County Colorado near Lake Dillon
Beautiful sunny wedding day portrait with Ten Mile Range Breckenridge Backdrop at Sapphire point in Colorado
Gorgeous mountain backdrop sunny Colorado wedding day with Frisco in the background in Summit County Colorado
Cute flower girls dance down the aisle at Mountain Vista Lodge on a sunny Colorado wedding day
Groom watches his bride walk down the aisle at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Bride walks down the aisle with her parents at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Wide angle photo of Mountain Vista Lodge outdoor sunny Colorado wedding ceremony with mountain backdrop in Silverthorne
Silverthorne Colorado Outdoor Sunny Wedding day at Mountain Vista Lodge
Beuatiful wood frame decorated with flowers with mountain backdrop on a sunny wedding day in Silverthorne Colorado
Happy groom looks at his bride during their wedding ceremony outside at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Beautiful outdoor Colorado wedding ceremony at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Bridemaid in long plum dress at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Ring exchange for happy wedding couple at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Bride and groom walk down the aisle hand in hand at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Bride signs wedding marriage license at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Groom signs marriage license at his Silverthorne Colorado wedding during summer
Bride and her sister laugh together with mountain backdrop during formal portraits at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne
Colorado Wedding Family Portraits with Blue Mountain Backdrop on a Sunny day in Silverthorne
Happy wedding guests at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Cute flower girl plays on her smart phone at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Wedding guests hang out at the Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Wedding guests hang outside on a sunny Colorado wedding day in Silverthorne Colorado
Wedding guests hang out on the wood deck at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Bride hangs out with her guests at her summer wedding day on the outdoor deck at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne
Groom wheels his bride in a wheelbarrow family tradition at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Wood xoxo signs with mountain backdrop at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Pretty white wedding tent with fall color backdrop at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
White tent with string lights outdoors on wood deck at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Rustic wood planter with candles table centerpiece decor at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Close up macro shot of a pretty halo diamond wedding ring with sequin backdrop at an outdoor Colorado wedding in Silverthorne
Pretty wedding decor with rustic wood centerpieces at Mountain Vista Lodge in Colorado
Whole Food white wedding cake at outdoor Colorado wedding at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Wedding ring selfies at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Wedding toasts in the white tent at Mountain Vista Lodge in SIlverthorne Colorado
Cake cutting under cute white tent on wood deck at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Champagne pour at wedding reception at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Beautiful warm sunset backlit portrait with mountain views at Mountain Vista Lodge in SIlverthorne Colorado
Gorgeous romantic mountain wedding portrait with moonlight at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Pretty warm sunlight wedding portrait at Mountain Vista Lodge in SIlverthorne Colorado
Beautiful dramatic blue mountain backdrop in Summit County Colorado Silvethorne Mountain Vista Lodge venue
Gigantic Rugged Mountain Backdrop wedding bride and groom portraits at Sunset in Silverthorne Colorado
Bride poses with her girlfriends with moonlight backdrop at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Beautiful long exposure shot of white tent at dusk at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Pretty rustic wood centerpieces at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Wedding dance floor photos at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Wedding reception dance floor photos with moonlight at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Dancing at an outdoor Colorado wedding reception with moonlight at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Pretty mountain backdrop with white tent at Mountain Vista Lodge in Silverthorne Colorado
Beautiful mountain backdrop at dusk with white tent wedding reception in the Colorado mountains in Silverthorne Mountain Vista Lodge
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October 2, 2017   •   Filed in Mountain Weddings, Summer

Colorado Wedding Photography | Mountain Wedding at BlueSky Breckenridge

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have been so excited to share the photos from Alex and Ryan's beautiful Colorado wedding at BlueSky Breckenridge which took place earlier this September. Alex is a wedding photographer herself out in Iowa so she knew what to expect and had her day planned out extremely well which translated into lots of good photography time to create portraits with their best friends and family. We started off the day at BlueSky Breckenridge hotel in the Tyra Snowflake neighborhood. After capturing some of the preparations (including a sweet photo of Alex's besties seeing her in her gown for the first time) we did some first look pictures both with Dad and with Ryan. I loved seeing the emotion on Ryan's face as he saw his stunning bride for the first time. Alex made sure to schedule some photo time with just her and Ryan after this so we made our way over to Sapphire Point and the docks at Lake Dillon for some gorgeous photos with the mountains in the backdrop. We made our way back over to BlueSky to finish up the formal portraits with the family and the wedding party and finished up all of it before the ceremony began. That meant that Alex and Ryan got to enjoy their cocktail hour with all of their guests which I think is particularly nice when it is a destination wedding and everyone has traveled so far to be there to celebrate with the bride and groom. It turned out to be a wonderful party with awesome speeches and toasts and a pretty epic dance party too. A highlight of the evening was when Alex performed Salt N Pepa's song, "Shoop" to the crowd's delight. And the cherry on top for this wedding celebration was the fact that BlueSky Breckenridge allowed for a sparkler exit to cap off the evening. Here in Colorado that's pretty rare and always makes for a pretty photo to end the evening. Below I've shared some highlights from their spectacular Colorado wedding day!
Pretty Sparkly Gold High Heels on a wedding day at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Pretty Lace Wedding Gown with beading hangs at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Mom with her custom embroidered handkerchief from her daughter on her wedding day at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Mom helps her daughter zip up her beaded lace wedding gown on her wedding day at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Mom helps her daughter with a family heirloom pearl necklace on her wedding day at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Bride peeks out the door as she hides away before first look on her wedding day at BlueSky Breckenridge Colorado
Bridesmaid and best friends see the bride in her gown for the first time on her wedding day at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Bride's best friend helps with her garter on her wedding day at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Bride's friend helps put her veil in her hair on her wedding day at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Best man helps the groom with his cufflinks on his wedding day at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Groom puts his jacket on at his wedding at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Bride hugs her dad after he sees her for the first time in the lobby at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Bride gives her dad his custom embroidered handkerchief on her wedding dya at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
First look with bride and groom at BlueSky Breckenridge Lobby in Colorado
Emotional groom sees his bride for the first time on their wedding day at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Beautiful classic portrait of a bride and groom in the Lobby of BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Bride and groom snuggle at Lake Dillon with gorgeous mountain backdrop on a sunny Colorado wedding day
Colorado wedding portrait on the dock at Lake Dillon with mountain backdrop in Summit County
Sunny Colorado wedding day at Lake Dillon with mountain backdrop in Summit County
Bride and groom on the docks at Lake Dillon in Summit County on a sunny wedding day in Colorado
Pretty Sunny Wedding day Silhouette photography on the dock at Lake Dillon in Colorado
Romantic Wedding Day Portrait with mountain backdrop at Sapphire Point in Summit County at a Breckenridge Wedding
Groom with his mom on his wedding day at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Wedding day portraits with forest backdrop at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Bridesmaids and best friend in purple with forest backdrop at BlueSky Breckenridge Colorado
Large wedding party group photo with forest backdrop at BlueSky Breckenridge Colorado
Wedding ceremony on the outdoor deck at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Wedding ceremony on a sunny day at BlueSky Breckenridge deck in Colorado
Happy bride looks at her groom during their outdoor wedding ceremony at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Smiling groom at his outdoor Breckenridge wedding in Colorado on the deck at BlueSky
Happy bride and groom hold hands at their outdoor wedding ceremony at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Ceremony Kiss at BlueSky Breckenridge Colorado
Bride and groom walk hand in hand down the aisle on the deck at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Romantic outdoor portraits from a wedding at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Beautiful sunset portrait of a bride and groom walking through the forest at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Bride and groom portrait with forest backdrop at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Pretty sunset sky wedding portrait of bride and groom at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
BlueSky Breckenridge ballroom set up for a destination wedding in Colorado
Dessert table set up with cupcakes and three tiered wedding cake at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
The Adventure Begins laser wood cut sign on a three tiered white wedding cake at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Head table decorated with lanterns and candles at BlueSky Breckenridge Colorado wedding reception
Mom and dad give speeches at their children's wedding at Bluesky Breckenridge in Colorado
Best man speech at BlueSky Breckenridge wedding reception in Colorado
Bride's sister gives a speech and they toast with wine glasses at BlueSky Breckenridge Wedding Reception in Colorado
Bride's best friend gives a funny speech at her destination wedding in Colorado at BlueSky Breckenridge
Bride and groom speech at their destination wedding reception at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Cake cutting at wedding reception at BlueSky Breckenridge Colorado
First Dance at BlueSky Breckenridge Colorado wedding reception
Groom spins his bride on the dance floor at their destination wedding in Colorado at BlueSky Breckenridge
Beautiful B&W photo of a dad dancing with his daughter on her wedding day at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Groom and his mom dance at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Dad laughs with his daughter on the dance floor at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Bride dances with her buddy at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Wedding guests boogie down on the dance floor at a destination wedding at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Parents dance with each other at a destination wedding at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Groom's parents dance together at their son's destination wedding at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Group hug with the bride on her wedding day at BlueSky Breckenridge in Colorado
Dancing at a destination wedding in Colorado at BlueSky Breckenridge
Bride and groom have fun dancing together at their destination wedding reception in Breckenridge, Colorado
Sparkler exit at a Colorado Mountain Destination wedding at BlueSky Breckenridge
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September 11, 2017   •   Filed in Mountain Weddings, Summer

Colorado Wedding Photographer | Mountain Stream Wedding at Cathedral Rock

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oday is part two of Juliana and Mike's awesome summer weekend wedding celebration in the beautiful Buffalo Creek mountain area which is just south of Conifer. Friday night found these two shuffling around the wood dance floor with their family and friends and Saturday was the day that everyone gathered around them on the island by the river to watch them say their vows. Prior to the ceremony, I had the pleasure of spending some time at Mike's cabin where he was prepping for the day with his 5 kids and other close relatives. Juliana was up at her parents home near the dance hall and reception tent. The ceremony took place down by the river with Cathedral Spires rock formation looming overhead in the background. The sky turned an incredible dark stormy shade of blue right before the wedding and the wind picked up. Along with the rushing of the South West Platte River it all provided a lovely and dramatic setting to get married. After the ceremony, everyone walked through the field to get back over to the wedding reception tent and cabins where the majority of the party would take place. Juliana and Mike are so loved by their family and friends that when it was open mike time there were no shortage of speakers ready to come up and sing their praises. After the delicious dinner created by their family friend, Shannon Hughes the party moved into the dance hall where a live band was set up and ready to rock out for the evening. As an added bonus, Juliana's uncle who is a well known blues singer from Chicago jumped in with the band and serenaded the crowd for a few songs. It was an incredible day full of love all around!
Event Details
Officiant
Theo Avgerinos Friend of the Bride and Groom
Band
Jakarta Band Denver, CO
Caterer
Shannon Hughes Friend of the Bride and Groom
Cake
Beautiful view of Cathedral Spires near Buffalo Creek, Colorado along the South West Platte River in the Colorado mountains
Adorable son of the groom hangs out on his pop's wedding day in the mountains of Colorado
Grandma helps her grandson with a bandaid at her son's wedding day in the mountains of Colorado
Family helps the kids get dressed for their dad's big wedding day in the mountains of Colorado near Conifer
Daughter of the groom sits quietly on the wedding day in her pop's cabin in Buffalo Creek, Colorado
Groom gets some help from his mom with his pocket square on his wedding day in Buffalo Creek, Colorado
Helping the kids get dressed on a sunny Colorado wedding day at a private mountain cabin near Buffalo Creek
Happy kid on his dad's wedding day at a private mountain cabin home in Buffalo Creek Colorado
Colorado mountain river backdrop for a groom portrait near Buffalo Creek Colorado
Groom with his oldest daughter on his wedding day with river backdrop near Conifer, Colorado
Groom poses with all of his kids individually on his wedding day with a mountain river backdrop in Colorado
Groom dad with his daughter on his wedding day in the mountains of Colorado near Conifer
Groom smiles with his niece on his wedding day in the mountains of Buffalo Creek, Colorado
Colorado mountain wedding at a private home near Buffalo Creek Colorado
Beautiful blush wedding dress hangs in a private mountain cabin on a summer wedding day in Colorado
Gorgeous mountain wildflower bouquet at a summer wedding in the mountains of Colorado
Detail macro flower photos from the bride's pretty mountain flower bouquet at a summer wedding in Colorado
B&W Wedding Photo of the bride getting ready on her wedding day at her family's private mountain home in Buffalo Creek Colorado
Bride's dad smiles with her on her wedding day at their private mountain home in Buffalo Creek, Colorado
B&W Wedding Photography of bride's friends helping her with her dress on her wedding day in the mountains of Colorado.
Bride puts on her jewelry surrounded by friends on her wedding day in the Colorado mountains
Gorgeous arch creek side with stormy sky and cathedral rock backdrop at a summer wedding near Buffalo Creek, Colorado
Detail photo of Cathedral Rock on a stormy summer wedding day in Buffalo Creek, Colorado
Wedding guests pour in for an outdoor summer wedding next to the river in Buffalo Creek, Colorado
Family pose for a quick photo before the wedding ceremony starts next to the river in the mountains of Colorado
Throwing rocks into the river before wedding starts at a summer wedding in Colorado
Groom's niece plays with the wedding bells on a summer wedding day in the mountains of Colorado
Groom smiles at his bride as she makes her way down the aisle toward him at their creek side wedding in the mountains of Colorado
Bride walks with her parents down the aisle at her summer wedding in the mountains of Buffalo Creek, Colorado.
Groom hugs his mother in law on his wedding day in Buffalo Creek, Colorado
Stormy wedding day next to the river with cathedral rock backdrop in Buffalo Creek, Colorado
Happy wedding couple cathedral rock backdrop next to river at their Colorado mountain wedding
Bride and groom at their outdoor Colorado mountain wedding ceremony underneath sunflower decor
Wide angle view of a wedding ceremony next to the South West Platte River Cathedral Spires rock backdrop near Buffalo Creek, Colorado
Reader at an outdoor river side wedding in the mountains of Colorado near Buffalo Creek
Wedding speakers at an outdoor Colorado mountain wedding during summer
Groom smiles during his outdoor mountain wedding along the creek near Buffalo Creek, Colorado
Gorgeous Colorado mountain wedding on a stormy summer wedding day with Cathedral Spires rock backdrop near Buffalo Creek, Colorado
Bride and groom kiss during their wedding ceremony riverside in the Colorado mountains
Photo of the entire wedding at the ceremony site next to the South West Platte River and Cathedral Spires Rock backdrop on a stormy summer wedding day in Colorado
Bride and groom wedding day portraits river side with evergreen forest backdrop on a stormy summer Colorado wedding day
Gorgeous bridal photography with blush wedding gown next to a mountain river near Conifer, Colorado
Romantic bride and groom portrait on a summer wedding day in the Colorado mountains next to a mountain stream
Bride and groom with green tree backdrop at their summer mountain wedding in Colorado.
Bride and groom wedding day portrait with Cathedral Spires backdrop near Buffalo Creek, Colorado
B&W wedding photo of bride and groom walking to their reception hand in hand on their summer wedding day in the mountains
Friends of the bride and groom decorate their wedding as they ride around in an off road vehicle at a mountain wedding in Colorado.
Greeting friends and family at an outdoor wedding reception in the mountains of Colorado
Cute young girl holds the bride's hand as she chats at her Colorado mountain wedding reception during summer
Wedding guests hang out during cocktail hour at an outdoor Colorado mountain wedding
Groom and his father in law share a moment after the wedding at the reception at a Colorado mountain wedding near Buffalo Creek
String light decor hangs on mountain spruce trees in Buffalo Creek, Colorado.
Pretty garden potted plants decorate a wedding reception in the mountains of Colorado
Garden wedding decor at a Colorado mountain wedding near Buffalo Creek, Colorado
Painted vases centerpieces at a Colorado mountain wedding in Buffalo Creek, Colorado.
Pretty cute cupcakes from The Rolling Pin Bake shop in Denver at a Colorado mountain wedding in Buffalo Creek.
Rolling Pin Bake shop in Denver Colorado cupcakes and fruit covered white cake at a Colorado wedding in the mountains
Pretty garden decor table centerpieces with painted vases and rosemary sprigs at a Colorado mountain wedding
Wedding speeches at a Colorado mountain wedding near Buffalo Creek
Family speeches and toasts at a private mountain retreat in Buffalo Creek, Colorado
Clinking glasses during a wedding toast in Colorado at a mountain wedding near Buffalo Creek
Bride laughs as her husband gives a wedding speech at their outdoor Colorado mountain wedding in Buffalo Creek
Groom's children read from Oh the Places You Will Go by Dr. Seuss at his wedding in Buffalo Creek, Colorado
Family gives speeches and toasts on an outdoor wedding reception in Buffalo Creek Colorado
Family and friends toast the bride and groom on their wedding day in Buffalo Creek, Colorado
Happy friends and family give love in their speeches at an outdoor Colorado wedding reception in Buffalo Creek
Wedding speeches and toasts for the bride and groom at their outdoor wedding reception near Conifer, Colorado
Wedding toasts and speeches at a tented outdoor Colorado mountain wedding at a private home near Buffalo Creek, Colorado.
Cutting the cake at a Colorado mountain wedding reception in a tent near Buffalo Creek, Colorado
First dance inside a wood dance hall cabin at a private mountain retreat near Conifer, Colorado.
First Dance wedding photo with colored blue dance floor lighting at a Colorado mountain wedding reception
Wedding dance floor photos from a Colorado mountain wedding near Buffalo Creek
Live band at a Colorado mountain wedding near Buffalo Creek
Fun wedding reception dance floor photography at a Colorado mountain wedding inside a wood lodge near Buffalo Creek
Groom dances with his daughter on his wedding day at a Colorado wedding reception during summer
Wedding guests boogie down to a live band at a Colorado wedding reception
Dance floor shenanigans and dancing at a fun wedding reception in Colorado
Family friend and blues singer serenades the bride and groom on their wedding day in Colorado
Happy bride dances with family and friends at her Colorado wedding reception near Conifer
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Happy bride and groom walk hand in hand creek side after their wedding ceremony at the family's private mountain retreat near Buffalo Creek, Colorado
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September 11, 2017   •   Filed in Mountain Weddings, Summer

Colorado Mountain Wedding Photos | Square Dance Rehearsal Dinner in Buffalo Creek

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oday I am featuring part one of a two part wedding story. Back in August, Juliana and Mike held a beautiful wedding celebration over the weekend with all of their friends at Juliana's family's private mountain retreat complete with cabins in Buffalo Creek, Colorado. Long time readers might recognize the location even though it's a private home because my good friends Meghan and Emily were lucky enough to get married at the family home during fall a couple of years ago. It's an incredible place for family and friends to gather and so much fun stuff around the property to keep the kids entertained. Friday night the family held their annual square dance party along with dinner served by the incredibly delicious Phoenecian Kabob restaurant (located at Colfax and Ivanhoe in Denver, go check them out sometime, you won't regret it!). They have been hosting this square dance every summer and this year was even more special since they combined it with the wedding festivities. Juliana's dad's long time friend was the square dance caller and he wrangled the huge group of family and friends into squares and lines and circles and had them spinning each other all over the dance hall cabin. It was the perfect Friday night pre-wedding activity. What better way to meet other friends and wedding guests than by do-si-do-ing around a big cabin together?
Event Details
Caterer
Phoenician Kabob Colfax and Ivanhoe in Denver
Square Dance Caller
Chris Kermit Friend of the family
Private Mountain Retreat Rehearsal Dinner in Colorado Mountains near Buffalo Creek
Colorado mountain retreat small waterfall feature in the yard at a wedding rehearsal dinner in Colorado
Reception tent set up at a private mountain home in Buffalo Creek Colorado
Mountain garden with string lights at a cabin near Buffalo Creek Colorado
Rustic wood lanterns and patterned tablecloths for a rustic square dance wedding reception dinner in the mountains of Colorado
Colorado wedding guest survival kit welcome gift custom printed hat and backpack and water bottle in Buffalo Creek Colorado
Boys relax on a hammock swing at a private mountain home wedding rehearsal dinner in Colorado
Wedding guest plays on the swing set during rehearsal dinner reception in the mountains of Colorado
Playing with hammock at a private home mountain retreat in the mountains of Colorado wedding rehearsal dinner
Hanging on a rope hammock in the mountains of Colorado wedding rehearsal square dance dinner
Playing in the sandbox at a wedding rehearsal square dance dinner in Colorado
Bride hugs her family at her square dance rehearsal dinner near Conifer Colorado
Square dance caller relaxes before the dancing begins at a private mountain retreat in Colorado
Ladies ready for the square dance at a wedding rehearsal dinner in Colorado
Bride and groom embrace at their rehearsal dinner square dance before their wedding day in Colorado mountains
Wedding couple ready for square dancing in the mountains of Colorado
Family snapshot at a square dance dinner on a Colorado mountain wedding weekend
Well wishes video rehearsal dinner in Colorado
Groom and friends enjoy rehearsal dinner before square dancing in the mountains of Colorado
Colorado mountains rehearsal dinner square dance in Buffalo Creek
Wedding guests at a rehearsal dinner square dance in Buffalo Creek Colorado
Bride with her friend laughing on her wedding weekend in the mountains of Buffalo Creek Colorado
Family embrace at a wedding rehearsal dinner in Colorado
Groom and wedding guests at an outdoor rehearsal dinner in the mountains of Buffalo Creek Colorado
Longtime friends enjoy each other's company before the square dance wedding festivities in Buffalo Creek Colorado
Groom plays around with his father in law at a square dance in Buffalo Creek Colorado
Kids dressed for square dancing at a rehearsal dinner in the mountains of Colorado
Colorado mountain square dance rehearsal dinner in Buffalo Creek
Roasted lamb for dinner by Phoenician Kabob from Denver Colorado in the mountains of Buffalo Creek
Middle eastern cuisine from Phoenician Kabob Denver Restaurant at a Rehearsal Dinner for a mountain wedding near Conifer Colorado
Phoenician Kabob middle eastern food at a rehearsal dinner in the mountains of Colorado
Hummus by Phoenician Kabob restaurant based in Denver at a Mountain wedding rehearsal dinner in Colorado
Guests hug at a mountain wedding rehearsal dinner in Colorado
Square dance musicians warm up in a private cabin in Buffalo Creek Colorado
Bride shouts out to all of her friends and family visiting Colorado from out of town at her Buffalo Creek Colorado wedding
Wedding guest smiling during speeches before square dance at a private mountain retreat wedding in Colorado
Square Dance wedding rehearsal in the mountains of Colorado
Bride speaks at her rehearsal dinner at a private cabin in the mountains of Buffalo Creek Colorado
Square Dance Rehearsal Dinner for a wedding in Colorado
Colorado Mountain Wedding Rehearsal Square Dance at  Private Cabin in Buffalo Creek
Square Dancing in Buffalo Creek Colorado at a wedding weekend in the mountains
Square dance action shot from a rehearsal dinner in the mountains of Colorado
Groom with his family at his square dance rehearsal party for his mountain wedding in Conifer Colorado
Happy bride with her dad at her square dance rehearsal dinner at the family home in Buffalo Creek Colorado
Group square dance in Colorado at a private cabin in Buffalo Creek
Happy bride and groom dance together at their rehearsal dinner square dance in Colorado
Bride and groom ready for square dancing at their rehearsal dinner at the family cabin in Buffalo Creek Colorado
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