kate + dan | new year's eve wedding

This wedding, oh my goodness. Kate + Dan's celebration on New Year's Eve was nothing short of spectacular. These two got married in downtown St. Paul at the St. Paul Athletic Club (a venue very suitable for a NYE wedding) and it was my first time working in this space. It hosts a hotel on the upper levels and has this venue on the bottom few. Depending on your choice of layout, the ceremony takes place on one floor, the cocktail on the next, and the reception in the ballroom. It's classic, grand, and offers dark, rich lighting. Needless to say, I fell in love with the space.

When I met with Kate months prior to her wedding, she emphasized the community of people that would be surrounding her and Dan and celebration. She had said they were expecting a helluva party and boundless energy. From the moment I arrived, this was apparent to me. As soon as I stepped into Kate's room in the morning, her and her bridesmaids were dancing and singing at the top of their lungs. Fast forward to the evening and it was one of most lively and enjoyable receptions I've been apart of. I so had a blast ringing in 2018 with this group and I feel so very lucky to have documented the joining of Kate + Dan. Cheers, friends! xx.

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