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+  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +

Suzanne, Lead Planner | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
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+  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +

Jennifer + Team | Jennifer Bergman Weddings
Mehndi and Sangeet Event Planner, Edmonton

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 Jasper Summer 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+  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +  +

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

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

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