Category Archives: Real Weddings

04/16/21

Alyshea + Al-Karim (Part 3): JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District Wedding Reception

Alyshea and Al-Karim’s Gala Reception was the very first event held at the new JW Marriott in Edmonton’s trendy ICE District. The spectacular hotel opened just days earlier, providing a truly unique and luxurious experience for guests – most of whom had travelled to Edmonton to attend the weekend celebration.

When designing this signature event, we chose a white-on-white palette with accents of greenery and gold to provide a timeless look, while using clean lines and modern elements to coordinate with the ballroom. The evening was filled with superb food and entertainment, including 10-piece band Billboard Collective and an encore performance by Shweta Pandit.

To wrap up the weekend’s events, the couple hosted a next-day brunch in the iconic Wedgwood Room at Fairmont Hotel Macdonald.

This wedding is not only featured on Wedluxe, but it was also honoured as a finalist for Best Wedding over $150,000 at the 2020 Canadian Event Awards!

Credits:

Wayne Gretzky Ballroom Wedding PlannerJennifer Bergman Weddings Edmonton Best Wedding Planner JW Marriott Wedding Planner Edmonton Glamorous Ballroom WeddingDress My Day Wedding Rentals EdmontonFull Wedding Planning & Design Jennifer Bergman JW Marriott Edmonton Wayne Gretzky Ballroom Wedding Edmonton's Top Wedding Planner Elegant Luxe White and Gold Wedding Decor Edmonton Talent Productions Edmonton Talent Productions Dance Floor Wrap Freeman Audio Visual Edmonton JW Marriott First Wedding EverJennifer Bergman Weddings Edmonton Ice DistrcitTalent Productions Dry Ice First Dance Edmonton The Art of Cake Elegant Green and Gold Wedding Cake Freeman Audio Visual, JW Marriott Edmonton Ice District Wedding Indian Singer Shweta Pandit, JW Marriott Edmonton Ice District WeddingJennifer Bergman Weddings, JW Marriott Edmonton Wedding Planner JW Marriott Wayne Gretzky Ballroom Wedding PlannerEdmonton Wedding Weekend Brunch Edmonton Exotic Car RentalsEdmonton Premiere Hair + Makeup Artist Jennifer Bergman Weddings Luxury Wedding Planner Edmonton Edmonton Luxury Wedding Planner Jennifer Bergman Weddings Edmonton Fairmont Hotel Jennifer Bergman Weddings Luxury Wedding Planner Edmonton Edmonton Chateau Wedding Brunch+  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +

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JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District Wedding
Luxury Wedding Planner Edmonton

03/19/21

Alyshea + Al-Karim (Part 2): Aga Khan Garden Wedding Ceremony

On the heels of their Mehndi celebration, Alyshea and Al-Karim’s wedding ceremony was held at the new 4.8-hectare Aga Khan Garden – gifted by His Highness the Aga Khan. With a stunning waterfall set as the backdrop to their vows, nearly 400 guests gathered to witness their beautiful Ismaili ceremony. Bollywood singer-actor Shweta Pandit sang the couple down the aisle, and a Rubab-Tabla duo filled the gardens with traditional music.

Following the ceremony, guests enjoyed appetizers and refreshing rose sharbat as they mingled with the newlyweds before heading to the Gala Reception later that evening. You don’t want to miss the final post in this series – coming soon!

This wedding is not only featured on Wedluxe, but it was also honoured as a finalist for Best Wedding over $150,000 at the 2020 Canadian Event Awards!

Credits:

Zameer Kassam Nickol Walkemeyer Hair Stylist Silver and Pale Blue Indian Wedding Gown * Full Wedding Planning & Design Jennifer Bergman Weddings Nickol Walkemeyer Edmonton Makeup Artist JW Marriott Edmonton Wedding Classic All White Bridal Bouquet Luxe Wedding Transportation Elegant Grooms Details Jennifer Bergman Weddings Edmonton JW Marriott Edmonton JW Marriott Edmonton Wedding First Look JW Marriott Edmonton (Wayne Gretzky Ballroom) Nickol Walkemeyer Fabloomosity Edmonton, White Bentley Wedding Getaway Aga Khan Garden Wedding Planner Jennifer Bergman Outdoor Wedding CeremonyAGA Khan Wedding Ceremony Edmonton Aga Khan Garden University of Alberta Botanic Garden Aga Khan Gardens Ceremony + Refreshments Aga Khan Garden Wedding Ceremony EdmontonUniversity of Alberta Botanic Gardens Shweta Pandit Edmonton Outdoor Wedding Ceremony Planner Aga Khan Garden Wedding Ceremony Edmonton Edmonton Best Outdoor Wedding LocationAga Khan Garden Wedding Ceremony EdmontonEdmonton Top Wedding Planner Jennifer Bergman Weddings Aga Khan Garden, University of Alberta Botanic GardenJennifer Bergman Weddings, Edmonton Best Outdoor Wedding Ceremony Location +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +

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Aga Khan Garden Wedding Ceremony Edmonton

03/10/21

JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District Wedding: Vanessa + Jamie

Vanessa and Jamie were married in February 2020, and while we didn’t know it at the time, they were our last “normal” wedding before the world changed. Lucky for everyone in attendance, these newlyweds know how to celebrate!

Not ones for the traditional wedding reception format, Vanessa and Jamie chose to host their celebration with a cocktail party vibe to encourage mingling and dancing. With mixed style seating, creative food and drink stations around the room, Ukrainian dance performances and an incredible party band (The Barkells), they treated their loved ones to a night to remember at Edmonton’s new luxury hotel – JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District.

Credits:

Jennifer Bergman Weddings Edmonton Downtown Edmonton Winter Wedding Jennifer Bergman Weddings Modern Downtown Edmonton Wedding Jennifer Bergman Wedding Day Management JW Marriott Edmonton Wedding Edmonton Wedding Florist Jennifer Bergman Edmonton Wedding Planner Edmonton Wedding Coordinator Braven Restaurant JW Marriott Edmonton Wedding Edmonton Wedding Planning & Design Downtown Edmonton Winter Wedding Braven Restaurant Edmonton JW Marriott Edmonton Wedding Planning & Design Edmonton Premiere Wedding Planner Alchemy Bar Edmonton Wedding Alchemy Bar Edmonton JW MarriottSequin Gold Winter Bridesmaids Dresses Jennifer Bergman Weddings Alchemy Bar Edmonton J.W. Marriott Edmonton Ice District Wedding All West Wedding Rentals Wayne Gretzky Ballroom Wedding J.W. Marriott Edmonton Ice District Wedding JW Marriott Edmonton Wedding Modern Edmonton Downtown Wedding Wayne Gretzky Ballroom Wedding JW Marriott Edmonton WeddingModern Edmonton Reception with Mixed SeatingLast Minute Limousine Edmonton Edmonton Photo Booth Revolution Entertainment J.W. Marriott Edmonton Wedding Reception Jennifer Bergman Wedding Planning & Design Jennifer Bergman Weddings The Barkells+  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +

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JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District Wedding Planner

02/23/21

Alyshea + Al-Karim (Part 1): Mehndi Party at Fairmont Hotel Macdonald

Alyshea and Al-Karim celebrated their union with multiple events over a weekend in Edmonton – a destination they chose because of the recently opened Aga Khan Garden at the University of Alberta Botanic Garden.

This wedding weekend was such a delight to plan and design (and there are so many incredible details to share!) that we’re breaking it into three blog posts:

The festivities kicked off with a Bollywood Chic Mehndi party at Fairmont Hotel Macdonald. Guests enjoyed a custom ‘Flavours of India’ menu and could visit a draped Mehndi tent to have professional henna artists adorn their hands with beautiful designs.

The event featured dance performances, traditional Ismaili ceremonies and Vancouver’s Juno-nominated DJ A-SLAM. Stay tuned for Parts 2 and 3 coming soon…

This wedding is not only featured on Wedluxe, but it was also honoured as a finalist for Best Wedding over $150,000 at the 2020 Canadian Event Awards!

Credits:

JW Marriott Edmonton Wedding PlannerJ. Gartner Studio Wedding Stationery Cartier Wedding Cufflinks JW Marriott Edmonton Wedding Planner Mango Studios Edmonton Luxe Wedding Photographer Jennifer Bergman Weddings Edmonton Luxe Makeup Artist Nickol Walkemeyer Indian Bridal Gowns Pooja Boutique Pooja Boutique Calgary Pooja Boutique Jennifer Bergman Weddings JW Marriott Edmonton Downtown Wedding JW Marriott Edmonton Terrace First Look JW Marriott Edmonton Wedding Planning and Design JW Marriott Edmonton Mango Studios Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Wedding Planner Jennifer Bergman Weddings Mehndi Party Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Jennifer Bergman Weddings Jennifer Bergman Weddings Luxe Edmonton Planner Elegant Edmonton Wedding Planning & DesignMehndi Party Fairmont Hotel Macdonald fairmont hotel macdonald weddingeast indian wedding decor edmonton henna Mehndi Tent Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Empire Ballroom Mendhi Fairmont Hotel Macdonald Empire Ballroom Wedding  Indian Music Academy Edmonton indian bridal canopy edmonton Jennifer Bergman Weddings Edmonton Luxe Wedding Planner east indian Wedding Planner edmonton fairmont Jennifer Bergman Wedding Planner+  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +

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Mehndi and Sangeet Event Planner, Edmonton

01/22/21

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Wedding Coordinator: Grace + Shane

Along with 150 of their favourite people, Grace and Shane travelled to the majestic Rocky Mountains for their winter destination wedding at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

As most guests were visiting the area for the first time from the US, Grace and Shane hosted a welcome reception the evening prior to the wedding. They shuttled their guests from Lake Louise to wine and dine at the The Bison and experience the world-renowned Town of Banff.

The wedding day itself was mild as far as Canadian winters go, and the happy couple were able to exchange vows outdoors in front of the icy blue lake. After dinner and toasts, they danced the night away in the Victoria Ballroom to old and new hits covered by Five on the Side Band!

Credits:

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Winter Wedding Jennifer Bergman Weddings Banff Hair + Makeup Artists Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Wedding Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Destination Mountain Wedding Planner Jennifer Bergman Wedding Planning & Design Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Outdoor Winter Wedding Ceremony Jennifer Bergman Weddings Lake Louise Rocky Mountain Outdoor Winter Wedding Jennifer Bergman Wedding Coordination Mountain Event Rentals Jennifer Bergman Weddings Brittany Esther Photography Destination Winter Wedding Planner Jennifer Bergman Weddings Faux Fur Bridal Winter Jacket Lake Louise Elegant Winter Wedding Chateau Lake Louise Winter Wedding Botega Salon + Gallery, Banff Mountaintop Flowers Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Dog in a wedding tux Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise Victoria Ballroom Wedding Mountain Event Rentals Lake Louise Wedding Day ManagementVictoria Ballroom Winter Wedding Coordinator Brittany Esther Photography Jennifer Bergman Destination Wedding Coordination Brittany Esther Photography Elegant Mountain Winter Wedding Five on the Side Band Wedding Band Lake Louise Wedding Day Coordination Jennifer Bergman Wedding Planning & Design

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Rocky Mountain Wedding Planners

12/22/20

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Wedding Planner: Jennifer + Evrhetton

Jennifer and Evrhetton envisioned a weekend destination wedding in the mountains to celebrate their love story with family and friends. Of utmost importance was the guest experience, ensuring everyone was taken care of and that it was stress-free and enjoyable. We worked alongside them to plan their dream wedding at one of our favourite venues, Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.

Their beloved Danes – Moose and Mountain – joined in on the special day, strolling down the aisle and standing up as “best dogs” for Ev. The weekend culminated in a raging dance party featuring alternating sets by the couple’s favourite band, The Barkells, and DJ Troy from Premiere DJs.

Credits:

Jennifer Bergman Weddings Edmonton Destination Wedding Planner Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Summer Wedding Custom Engraved Wedding Axe headband wigs for wedding Just Married Photography Edmonton Premiere Wedding Planner Just Married Photographer Jennifer Bergman Weddings in Jasper Alberta Shades of Pink Bridal Bouquet Beauvert Lake Wedding Jasper Alberta Canada Mountain Wedding Jasper Rocky Mountain Summer Wedding Unique Wedding Photographer Jasper Bride + Groom Canoe Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Outdoor Wedding Ceremony Jasper Summer Wedding on Lake Beauvert Jasper Summer Mountain Wedding Jennifer Bergman Weddings Jasper Jennifer Bergman Weddings Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Outdoor Wedding Ceremony Beauvert Plateau Jasper Park Lodge Wedding Ceremony Classic Outdoor Mountain Wedding Ceremony Beauvert Plateau Jasper Park Lodge Wedding Ceremony J Gartner Designs + Stationery Jasper Park Lodge Beauvert Room Wedding Reception Special Event Rentals Edmonton in Jasper Jasper Park Lodge Beauvert Room Wedding Reception Fairmont Beauvert Room Wedding Reception Fairmont Rocky Mountain Wedding Planner Emerald Blush and White Wedding at the JPL Classic Fairmont Rocky Mountain Wedding Planner Jasper Park Lodge Wedding Reception Jasper Park Lodge Wedding Planner Jennifer Bergman Wedding Planning & Design The Barkells Edmonton Band Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Wedding Planning & Coordinating+  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +

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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+  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +

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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+  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +

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Edmonton Wedding Day Management