A Snowy River Wedding in Silverton

Hayden & Bryce | June 17th

 

From the couple…

We met river guiding so our only criteria was to find a wedding venue that would allow us to raft into the ceremony. Kendall Community Center was the spot!

 

A Snowy River Mountain Wedding in Silverton, Colorado

 

THE MORNING OF

We started our day sharing breakfast burritos with our closest people while it SNOWED all morning. That just added to the excitement for the day. We spent the rest of the morning rafting down the Animas River, right to the Kendall Mountain Community Center. It was an incredible start to an incredible day.

 

 

 

 

Everything was so green and the mountains had a fresh layer of snow. We couldn’t have asked for better views.

 

 

 

The storm cleared right before the ceremony, and we had the sunny, outdoor, casual wedding we wanted.

 

 

A Snowy River Mountain Wedding in Silverton, Colorado

 

THE CEREMONY

We kept it very simple with lots of flowers. One of our closest friends ordained the wedding and it was fun, heartfelt, and such a good time.

 

A Snowy River Mountain Wedding in Silverton, Colorado

 

THE RECEPTION

We held the reception on the back deck of the community center. We served Pizza, homemade cookies, raft coolers full of beer- it was great. A day full of magic surrounded by our most important people!

 

A Snowy River Mountain Wedding in Silverton, Colorado

 

THE DANCING

We brought a giant box of costumes for everyone and right after dinner, there were sequins and feather boas everywhere. That really got the party going and we had such a fun dance party outside. And we ended the night with costumes as far as the eye could see!

 

A Snowy River Mountain Wedding in Silverton, Colorado

 

We walked back to our hotel after our wedding. It was the first time we were actually alone on our wedding day and it was such an amazing half hour to reflect on the day and revel in being married. Finding that little bit of alone time was so meaningful.

 

A Snowy River Mountain Wedding in Silverton, Colorado

 

ADVICE

Looking back, there were so many little things during planning that you don’t even notice on your wedding day. The only thing I would do differently would be to not stress the details and enjoy all the months before the wedding because it all goes by so quickly!

 

 

A Snowy River Mountain Wedding in Silverton, Colorado

 

VENDOR TEAM

Venue: Town of Silverton, Kendall Community Center

Photographer, David Clumpner

Planner: Durango Event Planners

Flowers: Mountain Belle Flower Farm

Caterer: Fired Up Pizza

Hair: Little Braids Bridal Hair

Lodging: The Avon

 

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