A Classic Carnival Wedding

Better clear your schedule for the next hour because if you’re anything like me, you’ll be swooning over this carnival wedding for at least that long!

This wedding literally has it all. Beautiful bride, check. Gorgeous ceremony, check. Carnival games, check. Ferris wheel, check. Butterfly release, check. Snow cones…. well, you get the point!

Ferris Wheel Ride- A Classic Carnival Wedding on Early Ivy earlyivy.com

The save the dates echoed a classic carnival poster by inviting guests to join the bride and groom for a “one night only, truly exuberant, magical, jubilant, unforgettable jaw dropping time.”

A Carnival Wedding Save The Date- A Classic Carnival Wedding on Early Ivy earlyivy.com

Before the party was a traditional ceremony set in the California redwoods. Even if the wedding stopped here, it would be a stunning day. But the night went on, and so started a carnival for the ages!

A Redwoods Ceremony- A Classic Carnival Wedding on Early Ivy earlyivy.com

Ceremony Surrounded by California Redwoods- A Classic Carnival Wedding on Early Ivy earlyivy.com

Their venue, a private residence in Woodside, California, was decked out in everything carnival themed. From the Ferris wheel, to the fish bowl toss, to the caricature artist, everything was good, clean, old fashioned fun.

Ferris Wheel Ride- A Classic Carnival Wedding on Early Ivy earlyivy.com

Shooting Carnival Games- A Classic Carnival Wedding on Early Ivy earlyivy.com

Caricature Artist at Wedding- A Classic Carnival Wedding on Early Ivy earlyivy.com

Bottle Up Carnival Game- A Classic Carnival Wedding on Early Ivy earlyivy.com

Food was catered by Taste Catering & Event Planning and included soft pretzels, watermelon, popsicles, snow cones, milkshakes, and churros. Dinner was served fair food style with fried chicken, fried mac n cheese balls, corn dogs, and sweet potato fries.

Wedding Food With Fried Chicken, Corn on the Cob, and Burgers- A Classic Carnival Wedding on Early Ivy earlyivy.com

Berry Snow Cone Cocktails- A Classic Carnival Wedding on Early Ivy earlyivy.com

No detail was overlooked. Yes, that’s both a butterfly and balloon release!

Butterfly Release at Ceremony- A Classic Carnival Wedding on Early Ivy earlyivy.com

Balloon Release- A Classic Carnival Wedding on Early Ivy earlyivy.com

Even the simple tablescape was gorgeously set in the wedding’s colors, a light blush and grey, with romantic string lights over the reception.

Blush and Grey Wedding Tablescape- A Classic Carnival Wedding on Early Ivy earlyivy.com

Wedding Reception- A Classic Carnival Wedding on Early Ivy earlyivy.com

To see more of this whimsical wedding, see the full story on Style Me Pretty here.  For the full gallery, click here.

A Sunset Carnival Wedding Kiss- A Classic Carnival Wedding on Early Ivy earlyivy.com

 

{Photos by Michael Segal Photography} { Event Design + Planning by Trisha Dean Events} {Catering + Flowers by Taste Catering & Event Planning} { Invitation + Save-the-Date Design by Alchemy Fine Events and Invitations} {Wedding Dress by Ever After Private Label} {Rentals from Hartmann Studios} {Event Resources from The Bridal Bar} {Ferris Wheel Rental from Classic Amusement}

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