This love story is straight out of a Hallmark movie. When Jill and Stefan met at the Regina Airport, they never could have predicted the adventure that awaited them. Stuck in a snowstorm, these two lovebirds found themselves stranded and forced to get to know each other. Little did they know, this chance encounter would lead to a lifetime of love and happiness.
As the day of their wedding finally arrived, both bride and groom were busy preparing for the big event. Stefan and his groomsmen, including their adorable son, got ready at their home in Sausalito. Meanwhile, Jill was surrounded by friends and family at a cozy cabin near the Mill Valley Library as she put the finishing touches on her wedding day look. The excitement was palpable as the couple prepared to exchange vows in the stunning redwood forest.
Jill and Stefan tied the knot in the breathtaking redwood forests of Mill Valley. Surrounded by their loved ones, who had come together for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic. The couple exchanged vows on a sunny day, in the shade of redwood trees, that will always be remembered.
As many family and friends traveled to the Bay Area for this special day, Jill and Stefan wanted to commemorate the occasion with a photo of all of their guests. Following Stefan kissing his bride, all of the guests surrounded the happy couple - what a special snapshot!
Following their vows, we explored the grandeur of the redwood trees. As the sun filtered through the trees, the newlyweds posed for photos that captured the magic of their special day.
The magnificent trees provided the perfect setting for these intimate shots, and it's easy to see the love and joy on Jill and Stefan's faces as they stand surrounded by the natural beauty of the redwoods. These portraits will be treasured memories for years to come, reminding the couple of the love they shared on their wedding day at Old Mill Park Amphitheater.
After their portrait session in the redwoods, Jill and Stefan headed to the Mill Valley Community Center for their cocktail hour and reception. As guests arrived, they were treated to drinks and appetizers, all while taking in the beautiful decorations that had been set up for the occasion.
Once everyone was seated, the couple made their grand entrance to the cheers of their loved ones. The reception was filled with emotional speeches from the couple's parents and friends, as well as the shoe game, which had everyone laughing.
A highlight of the evening was undoubtedly Jill and Stefan's first dance as husband and wife. As they took to the dance floor, it was clear to everyone in attendance that these two were truly meant to be together.
The Mill Valley Community Center proved to be the perfect venue for their wedding reception. Its spacious and elegant event space provided the perfect setting for a memorable celebration with family and friends. If you're planning a wedding in the area and are looking for a reception venue, we highly recommend considering the Mill Valley Community Center. It's a beautiful and versatile space that can accommodate any type of event.
As the reception continued, Jill and Stefan took a few moments to step outside for a breath of fresh air and some golden hour portraits on the patio. As the sun began to set, the soft, warm light provided the perfect atmosphere for these intimate shots. The patio was a beautiful setting for these portraits, close to the action of the reception but a quiet haven to reset for the remainder of the evening. The lovers took the opportunity to snuggle close and soak in the love and joy of their special day.
But their love story didn't end as the music stopped. Jill and Stefan already have a beautiful son and a dog together, and the four of them make up a family that is truly special. As they begin this new chapter in their lives, we know that Jill and Stefan will continue to support and cherish each other, just as they have since that fateful day at the airport.
Photography/Videography: Trevor & Elisebeth
Day of Coordinator: 2Friends Events
Hair & Makeup Artist: Maritza Vasquez
Menswear: Men's Wearhouse
Ceremony Venue: Old Mill Park - Mill Valley, CA
Reception Venue: Mill Valley Recreation Center - Mill Valley, CA
Catering: Chef Adair