Thursday, April 10, 2014

Chris & Brie's lowcountry chic rehearsal dinner

Chicago couple, Chris & Brie wanted to host a welcoming rehearsal dinner with a low country feel that was both chic and fun. Oldfield Plantation's Outfitters Club was the perfect location allowing guests to get a true feel for lowcountry living. With burlap covered tables over looking the water, guests enjoyed an amazing dinner, music, toasts, and laughter. After dinner, guests roasted  marshmallows on an open fire for smores and the evening ended with sparklers under the stars. 
All photos Geoff L Johnson Photography 




Thank you to the amazing vendors who helped to make this another successful First City Event:

  • Oldfield Plantation
  • Savannah Special Events by Ranco
  • Geoff L Johnson Photography
  • Kiwi Fleur
  • First City Events 

Monday, April 7, 2014

Missy & Jeremy's Greek Orthodox Church Wedding Ceremony

Missy moments before putting on her beautiful wedding dress.


the guests and the wedding party were transported by Trolley to and from the ceremony and reception. A perfect transportation arragnement for Savannah Weddings. 

Stealing a kiss from dad before walking down the aisle to see her future husband.

 The Greek Orthodox Church is one of the most beautiful places of worship in Savannah. 
Greek Orthodox ceremonies are full of tradition and symbolism. One of my favorite parts is the crowning ceremony. As part of the royal family of God, the bride and groom are crowned king and queen of their family. 

After the cereomny, Missy and Jeremy enjoyed a fun reception at the Savannah Golf Club complete with music, photo booth, and wonderful food. Best wishes Mr. and Mrs. Meduna!!

Thank you to the vendors who helped make this a successful First City Event:

  • Angela Hopper Photography
  • Greek Orthodox Church
  • Savannah Golf Club
  • Old Savannah Tours
  • Rum Runners
  • Annette Jones-florist
  • Rhonda Durst-hair and make up
  • Dollface Photobooth
  • Get you There Limo
  • Andaz, Hyatt, & Hampton Inn-Accomodations
  • First City Events-planning & dj

Monday, February 10, 2014

Bianca + Colin-Til Death Do Us Party

To say this was an amazing wedding would be a significant understatement. The mere thought of all the details gives me writers block, from excitement overload. Working with Bianca and Colin was a treat as we designed her Marie Antoinette/CBGB inspired wedding weekend. The New Yorkers wanted Savannah with all it's Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil glory, with a bit of a dark twist to shake things up. A New Orleans style jazz band welcomed guests to the Harper Fowlkes House's pre ceremony cocktail hour. The choreographed processional of the ceremony was amazing. With musical selections for the wedding party including: Heros-TV on the Radio, Madonna The Beast With In, Addicted to Love-Florence and the Machine, & The Verve-Bittersweet Syphony. it was a ceremony like no other that captured the attention of all. The couple was wed under a custom created Chuppah and then exited to Everyone Wants to Rule the World. Upon exiting the back wall of the garden, the guests & the groom were introduced to surprise #1. The trolleys which brought them there were now filled with  custom pop corn and champagne and ready to take them to River Street for a fireworks display ending with the brides requested CBGB.
After the fireworks, guests were transported to the Jepson Center for the reception. After taking a moment to breathe, the guests (& groom again) were in for surprise #2...Lady Chablis introduced the wedding party and remained for some mingling with the guests, who were huge fans. The group danced, ate, and had a wonderful time. All the while the decor and lighting changing to fit the mood of each event. The bride also changed from one amazing gown to another shorter gown  made from black feathers. Just when you thought they couldn't party any more, they headed to 700 Drayton for the after party! 
Thankfully, Bonnie

More fab details....

The Details: 
  • Full Service Planning: First City Events
  • Ceremony Music: First City Events 
  • Ceremony Cocktail hour music: New Orleans style Jazz Band 
  • Ceremony Venue: Harper Fowlkes House
  • Reception Venue: Jepson Center
  • Catering: Starland Catering
  • Reception DJs: The Misshpes 
  • Accommodations: Kehoe House 
  • Transportation: Oglethorpe Trolley Tours
  • Photos: Dixie Pixel Photography
  • Ceremony and Reception Lighting and lanterns: K&H
  • Additional Reception Lighting: Ignite Event Lighting
  • Favors: Silhouette artist 
  • Florist: A to Zinnias
  • Bar: Bull River Beverage
  • Rentals: Amazing Event Rentals
  • Video: Dave Veloz
  • After Party: Mansion on Forsyth Park
  • Rehearsal Dinner: Cha Bellas
  • Dresses: Christian Siriano
  • Surprise Performer: Lady Chablis
  • Surprise Fireworks
  • First City Events (full service planning & entertainment)