Mountaintop Vows at Purgatory Resort Weddings

Kelley & Adrian | September 21st


From the bride…

We are from Miami, Florida, and did a two-month road trip around the United States. Colorado was our favorite state. We decided we wanted to host our wedding surrounded by mountains, close friends, and family. Our first time visiting Durango was two days before our wedding, and were not disappointed! It is a beautiful town with the most breathtaking mountains I have ever seen.


Bride & Groom at Purgatory Resort, Durango Colorado



We chose Purgatory Resort because of the stunning mountain surroundings with the most magical views. The wedding team at Purgatory was absolutely amazing, they truly made us feel like royalty.



Wedding day details



We wanted a rustic, small, and intimate day highlighted with greenery and pops of burgundy.


Bride at Purgatory Resort, Durango Colorado



Oh wow! I have never seen such amazing, beautiful flowers. April’s Garden exceeded my expectations. They made me so happy!


Bride Tribe



We had breakfast together and listened to music while driving to Purgatory Resort. It was a great morning of getting ready for the wedding.


Bride walking down the aisle with dad


My favorite moments were walking down the aisle towards Adrian and holding his hands during the ceremony. I loved hearing his vows. I felt so blessed that he chose to love me.


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Enjoy every second of the planning phase and the day of your wedding. The days go by very quickly.


Wedding cake & cupcakes


Venue, Caterer & Lodging: Purgatory Resort. I do not have enough amazing things to say about the wedding team at Purgatory; they truly made us feel like royalty

Floral Designer: April’s Garden. Wow, oh wow! I had never in my life seen such amazing beautiful flowers.

Hair & Makeup: Hair Fusion. Mary Beth was AMAZING. She helped ease my nerves and my makeup/hair was flawless.

Officiant: Southwest Ceremony. Jaime went above and beyond to find out where to get our marriage license and had many recommendations on where to go and what to do. She came to our rehearsal and helped every step of the way!

Photographer: Ginger Moose Photography. This girl is so sweet and took the most beautiful pictures of us. She was so patient and kind and went above and beyond.

DJ:  Aiko Aiko Sound   /  Cake: Skillfully Decadent


As seen in 2020 Magazine


  1. Jaime Becktel on February 7, 2020 at 11:43 am

    This couple was absolutely enchanting! I loved them and their family and friends, who were so much fun. That day was COLD, but no one was deterred and they brought the full fashion! And Kelly, the beautiful bride was just the sweetest. I fall in love a little bit with each of the couples I officiate for, and Adrian and Kelly were absolutely two of my favorites. If I’m ever in Florida, I will absolutely be visiting them for a hug!

    All of the vendors that I worked with were exceptional, and it’s always such a no-brainer for me to refer them to my couples because I know that they will deliver with the utmost level of quality and professionalism.

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