Sarah and Scott’s chilly New Orleans wedding at the historic Race and Religious was nothing short of spectacular. The venue, with its timeless architecture and charming courtyard, provided a picturesque backdrop for their special day. Despite the chill in the air, the atmosphere was warm and inviting, with the couple exchanging vows surrounded by the rich history of the city. Sarah beamed in her Pronovias dress while Scott looked on lovingly at his beautiful bride!
Following the heartfelt ceremony, the celebration continued at the iconic Napoleon House for the reception. The venue’s old-world charm set the stage for an unforgettable evening. Entertaining music filled the air, ensuring that the dance floor was never empty. The lively tunes, ranging from jazz to contemporary hits, catered to the diverse tastes of the guests, creating an atmosphere of joy and celebration. A fun champagne tower stood as a centerpiece, adding a touch of glamour to the festivities, as glasses clinked in toasts to the newlyweds. The oyster bar, a nod to one of our culinary delights, added a touch of local flavor, delighting guests with freshly shucked Gulf oysters, perfectly complemented by zesty mignonette sauces.
The highlight of this New Orleans wedding came with the festive second line, a tradition that brought an extra burst of energy to the celebration. Guests joyfully paraded through the streets, waving umbrellas and dancing to the lively brass band. The vibrant procession encapsulated the spirit of the city and left an indelible mark on the hearts of all who attended. Sarah and Scott, surrounded by the love and warmth of their friends and family, celebrated a wedding day filled with cherished moments.
I always love when the timeline allows for photos of the groom’s details. They add so much to the story!
Sarah was absolutely radiant! She truly glowed with love and joy on her wedding day!
Sarah and Scott had the most precious first look on the grounds of Race & Religious. It truly was the perfect backdrop for their ceremony!
Sarah had a quick outfit change to get ready for the fun champagne tower and second line. Her reception dress was so chic!
The fun really began at this point!
Congratulations, Sarah and Scott! It truly was an honor, privilege, and blessing to document this precious time in your life! I’m truly so thankful for the honor to capture your stunning New Orleans wedding and I’m so happy to gain such a beautiful friendship from it! I truly can’t wait for what the future holds for you (and our continued swapping of memes and reels)
Photography: Ashley Kristen Collective
Getting ready venue: The Roosevelt
Ceremony Venue: Race & Religious
Reception Venue: Napoleon House
HMUA: Flawless Bride and Beauty
Ceremony Dress: Pronovias
Reception Dress: Wtoo by Waters
Florals: Beth’s Flowers
Entertainment: DJ Jack Magic
Brass Band: Big Fun Brass