Carolyn and Ed’s downtown Newport wedding was all things sweet and intimate. From their ceremony at the Redwood Library to the reception at the Newport Art Museum, their day was full of beauty, but most of all, their clear love and devotion to each other. Continue reading
Olivia and Zach’s wedding was a true fairytale. The bride’s Ines Di Santo gown with a massive train stole the show, and rightly so! Her grand entrance to one of the nations oldest churches, Trinity Church, was just the beginning of the night’s bold statement. The reception was held at Rosecliff Mansion, a 1920’s white stone mansion on the famed Bellevue Avenue. It was a true party with 200 people dancing the night away. The day’s huge thunderstorm only served to make the mansion feel cozy and romantic, all lit up with candles and filled with white roses as captured by photographer Benedicte Verley Photography. The night winded down with sparkling gold fireworks overlooking the ocean out on the back lawn, a festive way to finish a joyous evening!
Katie and Dan started as co-workers. Their friendship grew into a romance and eventually, they found themselves planning their wedding! Their day started in Newport with a seaside first look then they moved over the bridge to the historic Blithewold Mansion in Bristol, Rhode Island for the ceremony and reception. Stunning fresh florals from Fresh Foraged Design added rich jewel tones to their wedding. Rachel Girouard Photography captured the big day from the moment New Leaf Weddings arrived to beautify the ladies until when the beautiful Isis Cakes creation was cut by the newly married couple. Congrats to Katie and Dan and thanks for submitting your wedding!
Two New Yorkers, Kaitlyn and Adam, made their way to Newport for their Fort Adams Wedding. A true collaboration of their styles, their big day combined a bit of old school charm with some modern day flair. From their dog Sadie being their “flower girl” and fireworks being set off across the water from Fort Adams (which was a total coincidence) that made their reception totally unique. Ellysia Francovitch Weddings and Jenny Courtney Photography captured everything from the flower dog to the fire show perfectly for the happy couple, and for you! Continue reading
This sunset session was captured in film by Greg Lewis Photography and highlights two Newport natives who are getting married this October. Styled around the stunning landscapes of Rhode Island, this session at the historic Fort Adams on the Newport Harbor features the forts waterfront location and aged interior. The bride-to-be’s beautiful hair and makeup by Salon Sapphire is the perfect addition to this beautiful photo session! Continue reading
Kate & Tyrone’s first date was a New England classic sport, candlepin bowling. The couple bonded over their love for travel, music and animals. Their whirlwind romance included trips to Puerto Rico, France, the Bahamas, Turkey and Dubai. The big ask happened when Tyrone asked Kate to be his wife while the couple was visiting a vineyard in South Africa. Now that’s an engagement adventure! Continue reading
Caleb and I (Claire) met in January 2008 during my freshman year at Roger Williams University. Caleb was roommates with one of my best friends from high school who was just returning from his study abroad session in Italy and invited me over to a party. As soon as I walked into their apartment, I saw Caleb for the first time and he had the most captivating smile. We didn’t talk that night besides being introduced to one another, but after I got home from the party, I called my mom and told her that I had met the guy I was going to marry. After that night, we started talking and developed an incredible relationship full of Boston Bruins games, Big Macs and Nantucket beach days. Six years later, Caleb proposed at the Beavertail Lighthouse in Jamestown on a beautiful February day.
Built in 1799, Fort Adams is a historic venue right on the water in Newport. Creating its own little peninsula, the fort has sweeping water views on three sides. Visitors see the Newport Bridge, the harbor, and perfect golden sunsets. It’s picture perfect. Boasting venue spaces that hold anywhere from 30-350, Fort Adams can accommodate a wedding of any size. The rich texture of the bricks makes for a beautiful backdrop.
Weddings can be hosted inside or out, in a tent on the grounds outside the forts walls, or inside the fort’s facilities. The North Lawn is just outside the walls of the fort. Holding anywhere up to 600 people, this space holds the most people and has gorgeous views of the Narragansett Bay and Newport Harbor. Similarly, the Parade Field inside the forts walls holds 600 people, but the views are of the forts beautiful architecture. The North Casemates is a unique indoor space composed of three white-wahsed brick rooms. The vaulted ceilings make the space feel elegant and roomy for 200. The West Lawn, overlooking Jamestown and the Narragansett Bay, this space has beautiful sunset views for 23-125 people. The Barracks Dining Room is a renovated space within the forts inner buildings that looks out over the parade field. The brick walls and polished hardwood floors have a homey feel. The room comes with beautiful hardwood banquet tables and benches for up to 40 people. The Harbor Lights Lawn overlooks the city of Newport, Brenton Cove and Newport Harbor. With the city just across the harbor, views of twinkling lights and chic yachts will amuse around 125 guests. Whatever space you choose, guests will love the rich architecture, beautiful views, and the deeper sense of history.
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