Category Archives: Real Weddings

10/26/20

Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Wedding Coordinator: Irene + Geoffrey

Irene and Geoffrey’s fall wedding was nothing short of a fairytale! A horse-drawn carriage reminiscent of Cinderella was waiting for the newlyweds following their traditional Catholic ceremony at St. Joseph’s Basilica in downtown Edmonton.

Their vibrant reception at Fairmont Hotel Macdonald featured drummers, traditional African dances, indoor fireworks and a magical first dance in the “clouds.” The day’s events certainly kept us on our toes, and we were honoured to be a part of Irene and Geoffrey’s love story!

Credits:

Jennifer Bergman Weddings EdmontonFairmont Hotel Macdonald Wedding Classic Cathedral Wedding Ceremony Edmonton Edmonton's Most Beautiful Cathedral Wedding Edmonton Premiere Wedding Planning & DesignCarey Nash Photographer Edmonton Jennifer Bergman Weddings Coordinator Crisp Autumn Day Edmonton Wedding Jennifer Bergman Wedding Planning & Design Classic Edmonton Fall Wedding Hair Designs by Maggie Edmonton Edmonton Wedding Day Management Edmonton Fairytale Wedding Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Dancefloor wrap Classic Gold and Silver Ballroom Wedding Edmonton Fabloomosity Edmonton Wedding Florist Jennifer Bergman Wedding Edmonton Dry Ice Fog First Dance in the Empire Ballroom Edmonton+  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +

Suzanne, Lead Planner | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Edmonton Wedding Day Management

10/14/20

Edmonton Wedding Coordinator: Ania + Matthew

Ania and Matthew began their wedding day with a traditional ceremony at the spectacular Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. After the marriage was official, they took off for photos in a gorgeous red vintage Porsche!

The newlyweds celebrated with their loved ones later that evening at Fairmont Hotel Macdonald in the Wedgwood Room – one of our favourite Edmonton wedding venues – infusing several Ukrainian and Russian traditions to personalize the event. It was such a pleasure to provide Wedding Day Management for this happy couple! Enjoy this beautiful snippet of their day.

Credits:

Edmonton Wedding Planning & Design, Peach Bridesmaids Dresses Exquisite Bridal Gown Edmonton Summer Wedding Edmonton Makeup Artist Blushed Beaute Edmonton Wedding Coordinator Edmonton Ukrainian Orthodox Wedding Exquisite Cathedral Wedding Edmonton St.John Cathedral Wedding Ceremony Jennifer Bergman Wedding Day Management Ukrainian Orthodox Wedding Ceremony in Edmonton Edmonton Premiere Wedding Coordination Edmonton Multicultural Summer Wedding Nicole Ashley Edmonton Wedding Florist Fabloomosity Edmonton Florist Edmonton Summer Wedding Planner Edmonton River Valley Wedding Jennifer Bergman Weddings Edmonton Nicole Ashley Photography Edmonton Wedding Day Coordinator Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Elegant Fairmont Wedding Edmonton Wedding & Event Planner Edmonton Wedding Day Coordinator Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Navy Escort Card Table in the Wedgwood Room Luxe White Chairs from Special Event Rentals Navy and Gold Table Numbers, Gold Burst Charger Plates Fabloomosity Edmonton Wedding Florist Edmonton Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Wedding Planner The Wedgwood Room Summer Wedding Edmonton Wedding Day Management+  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +

Suzanne, Lead Planner | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Edmonton Wedding Day Management

09/11/20

Whitewood Barn Edmonton Wedding Planner: Danielle + Jason

Set in the charming Alberta countryside, Danielle and Jason’s wedding was held on a warm summer day at The Whitewood Barn just outside of Edmonton.

After a ‘first look’ and taking photos with their wedding party, they exchanged rings and vows in a quaint clearing of pine trees adorned with café lights and rustic wooden benches. Guitarist Jeff Ramsey serenaded guests while they sipped bubbly from a boxwood champagne wall, and enjoyed tasty hors d’oeuvres by Stir Catering. After dinner, guests danced the night away under string lights and country stars.

See more of this beautiful, rustic wedding featured on the Blush Magazine blog!

Credits:

Jess Leigh Photography Jennifer Bergman Weddings Whitewood Barn Edmonton Outdoor Wedding First Look Suits by Curtis Elliot Burgundy Grooms Suit Whitewood Barn Burgundy and Blush Edmonton Wedding Jess Leigh Photography Edmonton Wedding Planner Navy Bridesmaids Dresses Novelle Bridal Rural Edmonton Summer Wedding Jennifer Bergman Wedding Planning & Design The Whitewood Barn Leduc Edmonton Weddings by Anika Stationery Jennifer Bergman Whitewood Barn Wedding Planner 3 Tiered Buttercream Wedding Cake Premier Edmonton Wedding Planner whitewood barn wedding ceremony venue Laurel's on Whyte Wedding Florals Jess Leigh Photography Edmonton Wedding Planning and Design Whitewood Barn Outdoor Wedding Ceremony Wedding Champagne Wall Edmonton Wedding Caterer Stir Catering
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Suzanne + Team | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Whitewood Barn Edmonton Wedding Planner

08/7/20

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Wedding Planner: Jillian + Jason

Jillian and Jason wanted their wedding to feel like a getaway while still being close enough for guests to attend. Their loved ones travelled from Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver, joining them in beautiful Jasper for a weekend of celebratory events. One of our favourite venues, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge offers a unique blend of luxury amidst unspoiled nature, set against the most spectacular backdrop of snow-capped mountains and glacier-fed lakes⁣.

Despite a little rain, their outdoor ceremony prevailed and spirits were anything but dampened at the epic party that followed. See more of Jillian and Jason’s wedding featured in Blush Magazine.

Credits:

Jasper Wedding Planner, Classic White Bridal Heels Jasper Park Lodge Spring Wedding Classic Lace Bridal Details Edmonton Edmonton Destination Wedding Planner Jasper Park Lodge Wedding Planner Jennifer Bergman Weddings Mirrored Welcome Sign Rainy Spring Outdoor Wedding Fabloomsity Wedding Florist Rainy Wedding Ceremony Jasper Outdoor Wedding Ceremony Jasper Park Lodge Wedding PlannerJasper Wedding Planning & Design, Jennifer Bergman Natalie Andrusiak Wedding Photography Fabloomosity Jasper Wedding Florist Rocky Mountain Wedding Lac Beauvert Jasper Jasper Wedding Planner Classic Mountain Bridal Party, Jennifer Bergman Weddings Fun Bridal Party Photos Rocky Mountain Wedding Planner, Soft Pink Bridal Party Jasper Park Lodge Wedding Reception White with greenery seating chart White Blush Gold Wedding Reception Mixed Height Floral Centrepieces Classic White Florals by Fabloomosity Jasper Park lodge Pastries Rocky Mountain Wedding Planner Rocky Mountain Wedding PlannerJasper Park Lodge Weddings+  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +

Jennifer + Team | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Jasper Park Lodge Wedding Planner

07/13/20

Edmonton Backyard Wedding: Lisa + Alex

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic made backyard weddings the new norm, Lisa + Alex chose to celebrate their marriage with an intimate guest list at Lisa’s childhood home. Their vision for the soirée was a relaxed evening with their favourite people, dining al fresco and dancing under the stars!

If you’re planning your own backyard affair this summer, here are some of our top tips for ensuring a successful event.

  1. Expert evaluation. A large, empty lawn can be deceiving – involve an expert to evaluate your space for grade and access to power, and to advise you on the right tent, layout and rental requirements.
  2. Bathroom basics. If you don’t like the idea of guests coming in and out of your home to use the washrooms, consider renting portable toilets. The options have expanded over the years and now there are luxury models available with fantastic lighting and ventilation.
  3. Be a good neighbour. If neighbours aren’t invited but may be affected by your wedding (more traffic/cars parked on the street, noise late into the evening) it’s courteous to let them know you’re hosting a big event.
  4. Consider guest comfort. Use your wedding invitations to inform guests the events are outdoors so they can prepare accordingly. Having sunscreen, fans, bug repellent, lap blankets and umbrellas on hand will make you the ideal host.
  5. Prep a ‘Plan B’. Weather in Alberta is unpredictable – be prepared for the worst case scenario. Rent extra tents in case of rain, heaters for chilly evenings and fans to help cool down a hot day.
  6. Hire help. You want to enjoy your wedding day so let others handle decorating, bartending, catering, serving and clean-up. Hiring professionals will allow you to relax and avoid placing this burden on family and friends.

Credits:

Edmonton Private Residence Summer Wedding Filament Hair Inc. Edmonton Wedding Hair + Makeup Wedding Day Management Edmonton Jennifer Bergman Wedding Planning & Design Jacinta Daniele Photography Jennifer Bergman Weddings Edmonton Shade of Peach Bridal Bouquet Jacinta Daniele Photography Outdoor Edmonton Summer Wedding Planner Edmonton Wedding Coordinators Edmonton Wedding Photographer Jacinta Daniele Edmonton Wedding Coordinator Edmonton River Valley Wedding Photos Jacinta Daniele Photography All West Rentals Edmonton Weddings Elegant Backyard Wedding Edmonton Wooden Tables edmonton Edmonton Backyard Wedding Planning Jacinta Daniele Photography COVID-19 wedding edmonton Edmonton Wedding Day Management Edmonton Backyard Wedding Planner Edmonton Wedding Officiant Edmonton wedding planner sabre champagne Edmonton Private Residence Wedding Day Management Outdoor Backyard Edmonton Wedding Edmonton Doughnuts for Weddings Edmonton Backyard wedding+  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +

Elyse, Lead Coordinator | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Edmonton Wedding Day Management
Edmonton Backyard Wedding

05/22/20

Edmonton Wedding Coordinator: Haley + Dillon

Haley and Dillon exude kindness and carry themselves with grace. Their wedding day embodied those same qualities and was the most perfect, timeless celebration of their love! After a traditional church ceremony at St. Joseph’s Basilica, they hosted their guests for dinner and dancing at the Royal Mayfair Golf Club.

We love reliving their day through this beautiful highlight film produced by A Love Story, and their gorgeous images by Nicole Ashley.

Credits:

Bridal Suite Edmonton Matrix Hotel Nicole Ashley Photography Edmonton Hair + Makeup Artists Classic Bridal Gown Edmonton, Nicole Ashley Edmonton Timeless Audrey Hepburn wedding dress Edmonton Wedding Day Management Jennifer Bergman Weddings Nicole Ashley Photographer St. Joseph's Basilica Edmonton Wild Rose String Quartet Edmonton Wild Rose String Quartet Edmonton Summer Cathedral Wedding Ceremony Wild Rose String Quartet Edmonton Cathedral Wedding Edmonton Summer Wedding Planner Edmonton Classic Wedding Florist Classic Grooms Suit A Love Story Edmonton Videographer Royal Mayfair Edmonton Wedding Edmonton Wedding Day Management Nicole Ashley Wedding Photography Jennifer Bergman Weddings & Events Fabloomosity Edmonton Wedding Florist Jennifer Bergman Wedding Day Management Royal Mayfair Golf Course Wedding, JBW Edmonton Edmonton Wedding Cakes by the Art of Cake Edmonton Wedding and Event Rentals Edmonton Wedding Planner and Coordinator Royal Mayfair Golf Club Wedding Edmonton Wedding Day Coordinator Classic Bridal Look, Behind the Blush Jennifer Bergman Weddings Perfect Edmonton Summer Wedding Jennifer Bergman Weddings and Events Royal Mayfair Golf Club Wedding Edmonton Wedding Day Coordinator +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +

Suzanne, Lead Coordinator | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Edmonton Wedding Day Management

05/4/20

Banff Wedding Planner: Kelsey + Greg

Dancing the night away under the stars – this was Kelsey and Greg’s vision they shared when we first started working together to plan their dream wedding in Banff, Alberta. Tented weddings aren’t the norm in the Canadian Rockies, but we were up for the challenge, and Whyte Museum Grounds on the banks of the Bow River provided the perfect setting for this outdoor soirée.

The beautiful design, complex logistics and skillful onsite execution of Kelsey and Greg’s wedding earned it the honour of Best Wedding at the 2019 Edmonton Event Awards!  It’s also featured in the Spring / Summer 2020 issue of Rocky Mountain Bride Canada

Watching Kelsey and Greg together on their wedding day – completely swept up in joy and radiating love from their family and friends – was a perfect reminder why we’re so lucky to play a role in these milestone celebrations.

Credits:

Banff Wedding PlannerCalgary Wedding Florist, Classic white and blue bridal bouquetThe Pretty Haus Calgary, The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel Wedding Preperations Natalie Andrusiak Photography, The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel The Whyte Museum Grounds Wedding Special Event Rentals Banff Banff Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies Wedding Bride and Groom Dalmatian Photo Banff wedding planner Rockie Mountain Wedding Planner Banff Whyte Museum of the Canadian Rockies Tent Wedding Mousy Browns Edmonton Hair Stylist Natalie Andrusiak Banff Wedding planner Jennifer Bergman Weddings Outdoor Wedding Ceremony Banff, Banff Wedding Planner Abegweit on the Bow Cabin Classic Outdoor Banff Wedding Ceremony Classic white and pale blue wedding jennifer bergman weddings banff wedding planner Outdoor Tent Wedding Banff Alberta Canadian Rockies Jennifer Bergman Destination Wedding Planner Special Event Rentals, Gold place setting on Wooden Table Outdoor Tent Wedding Banff Alberta Canadian Rockies Custom Wedding Navy Wedding Napkins Calgary Vintage Furniture Rentals Whyte Museum Grounds Jennifer Bergman Weddings Tent Greenery Chandelier Banff Clearspan Tent Wedding+  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +

Jennifer + Team | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Banff Wedding Planner

04/22/20

Edmonton Wedding Coordinator: Khadija + Dan

Aga Khan Gardens is one of the Edmonton area’s newest and most in-demand outdoor wedding ceremony venues. An open amphitheatre nestled within the forest, its mandate is to provide a peaceful gathering space to develop human connections.

It was such a pleasure to provide Wedding Day Management services for Khadija and Dan, who held their ceremony at the Aga Khan Gardens followed by an intimate celebration at Khazana Restaurant. See more of their wedding in Blush Magazine as part of the 2019 Venue of the Year feature.

Credits:

Jennifer Bergman Weddings Edmonton Hair + Makeup Artists Calvin Alexander Edmonton Luxe Wedding Photographer Bridal Details Jade Gabrielle Jennifer Bergman Weddings UofA Botanic Garden Wedding Ceremony Jennifer Bergman Weddings and Events Jennifer Bergman Wedding Day Management Jade Gabrielle Photography Luxe Edmonton Wedding Planner Tropical Bridal Bouquet Edmonton Wedding Photographer UofA Botanic Garden Wedding Ceremony Ismaili Wedding EDmonton Jennifer Bergman Weddings Jennifer Bergman Weddings Ismaili Wedding Edmonton Edmonton Outdoor Wedding Ceremony University of Alberta Botanic Garden Wedding Coordination UofA Botanic Garden Wedding Ceremony University of Alberta Botanic Garden Aga Khan Gardens Ceremony Caterer Post Ceremony Catering Aga Khan Gardens Edmonton University of Alberta Botanic Garden Wedding Ceremony Jennifer Bergman Weddings+  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +

Suzanne, Lead Planner | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Edmonton Wedding Day Management