Brittany and Sean met at work in 2018 and quickly hit it off over their shared love of oysters. They knew from the start that they were meant to be together, and after three years of dating, they decided to tie the knot at the picturesque Roaring Camp Railroads.
On the morning of her wedding day, Brittany was surrounded by her closest friends and family as they got ready in a cozy cabin nestled among the redwoods. The atmosphere was filled with excitement and anticipation as the women sipped champagne and giggled while getting their hair and makeup done. Brittany's bridesmaids helped her into her stunning white gown, and as she looked at herself in the mirror, she couldn't believe that her special day had finally arrived. As the final touches were put on their hair and makeup, the women raised their glasses for a toast to the bride!
As the morning of his wedding day arrived, Sean and his groomsmen gathered at a hotel in Scotts Valley to get ready. The men sipped on cold drinks and shared stories as they slipped into their suits. Sean and Brittany's beloved dog, Pancho, was also in attendance, happily wagging his tail as he watched the excitement unfold and got ready for the day himself. As the groomsmen helped Sean adjust his tie and jacket, Sean couldn't wait to marry the love of his life and start the next part of their journey together.
Brittany and Sean's first look was an intimate and joyful moment that took place among the towering redwoods - a hallmark of Roaring Camp. As Brittany approached Sean from behind and tapped his shoulder, he turned to see her in her beautiful white gown and a huge grin spread across his face. The love and joy they felt for each other was palpable as they embraced. It was a moment they would never forget, surrounded by the natural beauty of the Santa Cruz Mountains and the excitement that their wedding day had finally arrived.
As the wedding party gathered for their portraits, they found a spot on the lawn under the shade of the old oak trees. The soft light filtering through the leaves created a dreamy atmosphere as the bridesmaids and groomsmen struck playful poses and laughed together. Brittany and Sean were all smiles as they snuggled up close, their love for each other shining bright. It was the perfect setting for capturing timeless memories of their special day.
An important moment for Brittany, included a first look with her dad! Both Brittany and her father radiated with excitement upon seeing one another for the first time on this special day.
It was a beautiful day at Roaring Camp Railroads in Felton, California for Brittany and Sean's wedding. The 100-year-old steam engine was loaded full of guests at the depot before stopping to pick up the wedding party at the School House.
The sun was shining and the redwood trees provided a stunning backdrop for the outdoor ceremony. The ceremony took place in Cathedral Grove, surrounded by friends and family. Brittany looked stunning in her white lace gown and Sean was dashing in his suit. As they exchanged vows and sealed it with a kiss, the sound of the train's whistle could be heard from the tracks behind, adding to the romantic atmosphere.
After their wedding ceremony, Brittany and Sean took some intimate portraits among the towering redwoods. The forest was alive with the sound of birds chirping and the distant whistle of the steam engine. Sean has always loved trains and having the steam engine in the background of their wedding photos was a highlight of the day. As they posed for the camera, Brittany and Sean couldn't take their eyes off of each other, their love for each other radiating from within. The redwood forest was the perfect setting for capturing their love, and the steam engine added a special touch for Sean. Pancho joined for a few portraits, making these portraits of their family something that would be a treasured reminder of their special day for years to come.
After the ceremony, guests took the train back from Bear Mountain. They enjoyed a reception at Bret Harte Hall, the rustic redwood barn. The couple had chosen details that both enhanced the hall's natural and rustic beauty and added chic touches with wooden tables and chairs adorned with wildflowers. The reception was filled with laughter and love as Brittany and Sean celebrated their special day with their nearest and dearest.
The wedding toasts were filled with heartfelt words and plenty of laughter as the couple's loved ones shared their memories and well wishes.
Brittany and Sean decided to forgo the traditional wedding cake in favor a donut wall and table covered in delicious donuts from Stan's. The couple and their guests indulged in the sugary treats - yum!
As the evening went on, Brittany and Sean took to the dance floor for their first dance as a married couple, dancing to "Dreams," by Fleetwood Mac. The disco ball above them sparkled and reflected off of their beaming faces as they swayed to the music, lost in each other's eyes. It was a magical moment, and as they moved together, it was clear to everyone in attendance that they were meant to be.
After their first dance, Brittany and Sean took to the dance floor with their parents for some heartfelt father-daughter and mother-son dances. As they swayed to the music, surrounded by the love and support of their families, it was clear that this was a moment they would cherish forever.
Overall, Brittany and Sean's wedding day at Roaring Camp Railroads was a true fairytale. Surrounded by the beauty of nature and the love of their family and friends, they began their journey as husband and wife in the most magical way possible.
Photography/Videography: Trevor & Elisebeth
Venue: Roaring Camp Railroads
Day of Coordinator: A Paper Flower Wedding
Hair: Liezel Styles
Makeup: Shanney Beauty
Dress: Maggie Sottero from Gesinee's Bridal
Menswear: Men's Wearhouse
Florist: Willi Wildflowers
Catering: Roaring Camp Railroads
Donuts: Stan's Donut Shop
Bar Services: Raise Your Glass Bartending
Rentals: Alexis Party Rental
Bistro Lights: A Paper Flower Wedding