A Formal La Jolla Wedding at La Valencia Hotel : Marie + Adam

April 16, 2018

It’s so exciting to share this recent formal La Jolla wedding at La Valencia Hotel!

A Love Story in the Jewel’s Crown

La Jolla has no shortage of amazing places for a wedding. For example, the business-like Hyatt Aventine to the quaint Darlington House, the jewel by the sea has something for everyone. However, in my mind there is one that rises above them all: La Valencia Hotel.

This property, rich in tradition and looks, offers everything a sophisticated couple would need for their wedding. It’s why Marie and Adam chose a La Valencia as the location for their formal La Jolla wedding.

Bridal Prep at La Valencia Hotel

The gorgeous Marie focuses as she puts on her earring before her wedding.

The classic beauty of Marie on full display in this quiet portrait.

Marie and her bridesmaids share a laugh shortly before she walks down the aisle.

Marie taps Adam on the shoulder during their first look.

Formal La Jolla Wedding Ceremony at El Jardin

Marie and her gorgeous gown enter the ceremony.

This young boy, the son of a bridesmaid, scooped up some rose petals with his hands and gave them to Adam, as if he had mistakenly dropped them. In this image, Adam takes the flowers and sprinkles them on his head.

Marie and Adam take in the gorgeous atmosphere during their La Valencia Hotel wedding. Marie and Adam process down the flower-covered path of their La Valencia Hotel wedding ceremony.

We took over the La Sala room for this bridal party photo.

Bride and Groom Photos at La Valencia Hotel

Marie and Adam take a quiet moment in the empty restaurant at La Valencia.

One level up from the lobby is a small meeting room that’s usually booked. This day it wasn’t and it opened up a wonderful setting for some lovely portraits.

This window is a popular spot for photographs, but for theirs I wanted to reimagine what I’d seen in my research. I wanted something that played with the wonderful architecture of the window, with the background drifting off white.

Marie, stunning in her gown.

When you have a La Jolla wedding venue with views like this, you know you’ve picked the right one.

The Veranda Room Reception

Marie and Adam get close for their first dance as husband and wife. The Veranda Room’s ceiling design creates these neat ledges that are perfect for hiding strobes.

Marie and her maid of honor share a special moment after her toast.

Marie and Adam had the most kick-ass band!

Adam reacts humorously to the peanut gallery as he and Marie cut the cake.

Marie and Adam dance deep into the night!

If you’re looking for more La Jolla wedding venues, you can also check out the Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines!

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