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Luxury Downtown Asheville Wedding | The Venue | Central United Methodist

September 29, 2022

Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride and Groom at Methodist Church Photo

Alright! John and Kathleen’s wedding day exemplified the days we live for in our business. Gosh, we loved their day so much. Their downtown Asheville wedding was incredible! From the vibes coming from the bridal suite to the smile on John’s face getting off the Trolley at the church! This day was one of the best days ever!

We first met Kathleen and John for their mountain top engagement session at Craggy Gardens on the Blue Ridge Parkway. From the start, Harry and I loved these two. Kathleen and John met when they were both fourteen years old and started dating at sixteen. In addition, they dated long-distance throughout college. So as tears of joy poured on their wedding day, it was worth the wait.

Getting the Bride and Groom Ready

We started at the Doubletree downtown Asheville in their gorgeous bridal suite. Kathleen and all her girls were buzzing with excitement as we entered! And the vibe in the room was off the charts! Kathleen picked the best bridesmaids, they were so fun too! After photographing all the gorgeous details at the hotel and some getting ready shots. We made our way to the Central United Methodist Church in downtown Asheville. Kathleen grew up going to this church so it made their day oh so special. At the church, Kathleen stepped into her gorgeous Anais Anette gown with her maid of honor, mom, and John’s mom. Then she met her handsome prince at the end of the aisle with a huge smile!

After a wonderful ceremony, we made our way to The Venue on a cute Trolley while guests were enjoying cocktail hour. Followed by entrances, the best father of the bride speech I have ever heard, delicious food, and dancing the night away. Kathleen’s dad John and Kathleen had the best band cranking out amazing tunes. They both love popcorn hence the amazing Poppy Asheville popcorn as their favor. And an amazing confetti exit that we are in love with! See our favorite images from their perfect day below.

The Doubletree Bridal Suite

Asheville North Carolina Wedding Invitation Suite Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bridal Details Photo
Black and White of Bride Laughing Photo
Detail of Wedding Bands on Flowers Photo
Bridal Details and Black and White of Bride Putting on Earrings Photo
Bride with Mother and Mother In Law Dancing Photo
Bridal Details Jewelry Lipstick Perfume Flat Lay Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bridesmaids on Hotel Bed Photo
Black and White of Bride Looking off and Brides Hands Photos
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Champagne with Glasses and Flowers Photo
Black and White of Girls on Couch and Bride Putting Earrings On Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Invitation Suite Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Champagne and Popcorn Photo
Bride Reading Letter From Groom Photo
Bride Reading Letter From Groom Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bridesmaids on Hotel Bed Photo
Black and White of Bride Getting Dressed Photos
Mother Of Bride Putting In Her Veil Photo
Bride Putting On Shoes and Detail of Shoes Photos

First Looks & Bridal Potraits at Central United Methodist Church

Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride and Dad First Look Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride and Dad First Look Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride and Dad First Look Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride and Bridesmaids First Look Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride and Bridesmaids First Look Photo

Kathleen & Her Bridesmaids

Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride with Maid of Honor and Detail of Flowers Photos
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Detail of Bouquets Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride's Bouquet and Bridal Photos
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bridesmaids Walking Towards Camera Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride Laughing at Camera Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride and Bridesmaids walking Toward Camera Photo
White Bridal Bouquet by Flora Asheville Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride Looking Down Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride and Groom Photos
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Groom Smiling at Camera Photo
Detail of Boutonniere and Groom's bow tie and Boutonniere on Jacket Photos
Grooms Details Bow Tie Rings Watch and Boutonniere Flat lay photo

John & His Groomsmen

Asheville North Carolina Wedding Groom with Groomsmen Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Groom with Best Man Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Groom walking toward Camera with Groomsmen photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Groom walking toward Camera with Groomsmen photo

The Wedding Ceremony at Central United Methodist

Asheville North Carolina Wedding Methodist Church Wedding Photos
Black and White of Asheville North Carolina Wedding at Methodist Church Photo
Bride Laughing at Alter Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Methodist Church Wedding Photo
Black and White of Dad Kissing Bride at End of Aisle Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Methodist Church Wedding Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride and Groom First Kiss Photo
Bride and Groom Kissing and Black and White of Bride and Groom at Alter Photos
Black and White of Couple Walking Down Aisle at Methodist Church in Asheville Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride and Groom at Methodist Church Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride and Groom at Methodist Church Photos
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride and Groom Laughing at Methodist Church Photo

Wedding Party Portraits

Asheville North Carolina Wedding Full Bridal Party at Methodist Church Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride and Groom at Methodist Church Photos
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride and Groom at Methodist Church Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Full Bridal Party at Methodist Church Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride and Groom at Methodist Church Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bridal Party Walking toward Camera and Bride and Groom at Methodist Church Photos
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride and Groom at Methodist Church Photo

The Asheville Trolley Ride

Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride and Groom Riding Trolly Photos

Luxury Reception at The Venue

Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bridal Party on Balcony at The Venue Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Reception at The Venue Seating Chart and Table Photos
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Reception at The Venue Table Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Cake and Reception area at The Venue Photos

Asheville Wedding Painting

Asheville North Carolina Wedding Live Painter Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bridal Party at The Venue Photo

The First Dance at The Venue

Black and White of Bride and Grooms First Dance Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding at The Venue Bride and Groom First Dance Laughing Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride and Groom Dancing Photo
Bride and Groom First Dance Kissing Photo
Black and White of Bride Smiling Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride and Groom Dancing in Street Photo

Wedding Street Portraits in Downtown Asheville

Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride and Groom in Street Photos
Asheville North Carolina Wedding The Venue Bride and Groom In Street Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Bride and Groom in Street Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Reception at The Venue Mother Groom Dance Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Reception at The Venue Father Daughter Dance Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Reception at The Venue Cake Cutting Photos
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Reception at The Venue Dancing Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Reception at The Venue Dancing Photos
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Reception at The Venue Dancing Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Reception at The Venue Dancing Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Reception at The Venue Confetti Exit Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Reception at The Venue Confetti Exit Photos
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Reception at The Venue Dip Kiss at Car Photo
Asheville North Carolina Wedding Reception at The Venue Black and White of couple in Car Kissing Photo

John & Kathleen’s Wedding Video

Amazing Vendor Team

Photo & Video – McSween Photography
Event Planner – Lisa Pleasant Events
Venue & Catering – The Venue Asheville
Bakery – Karen Donatelli Bakery
Band – Liquid Pleasure Band
Gown – Anais Anette
Bridal Salon – Beloved Bridal
Bridal Shoes – Loeffler Randall
Veil – Alexandra Grecco
Bridesmaids – Azazie
Menswear – The Black Tux
Florist – Flora Asheville
Beauty – Powder Me Pretty
Favors – Poppy Handcrafted Popcorn
Wedding Rings – Highland Diamond
Bridesmaids Earrings – Kate & Mari
Invitations – Paisley and Paper
Calligraphy – The Script Shop
Welcome booklet – Calligraphy Plus
Bridesmaids PJs – Piyama
Transportation – The Trolley Company
Live wedding painter – Katie Jacobson

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