La Valencia Hotel Wedding La Jolla | Sara + Austin
La It was a gorgeous and misty morning alongside the coast of California on the day of Sara and Austin’s beachside La Valencia Hotel wedding. Taking place at the historic La Valencia Hotel, the day was set to be stunning. Dawned with black and white checkered marble floors, Spanish architecture, and an epic ocean view, guests and vendors alike knew that this wedding was going to be nothing short of spectacular.
The ceremony took place overlooking the Pacific Ocean, at one of the finer hours of the day – during sunset. An intimate ceremony of about 125 friends and family members gathered to watch Sara + Austin’s nuptials. Before the ceremony began, the officiant took a moment for the bride and groom to take one last look around before at their guests before they were wed. The officiant announced that this would be an unplugged ceremony which was wonderful news for myself and the video team, The Raconteur Collective.
The reception was elegantly dressed in white linens with accents of black and midnight blue. A dimly-lit room was the perfect setting for bright pops of white and candle lighting.
The dessert table was filled with white and midnight blue assortments of classical desserts with a modern twist. Beautifully decorated blackberries dusted in shimmery sugar sat atop miniature cheesecake bites. In coordination with the primary colors of the wedding, midnight blue was also featured in their blackberry French macaroons, filled with raspberry filling — and a floral cake to drool over.
At the end of the evening, Sara + Austin was escorted outside by all of their guests to formally end their night on a sparkly note.