We love when couples do weddings their way – and that’s exactly what Kaitie & Tom did for their 52 North Venue Elopement in Red Deer. They decided to focus their day on what they wanted – to celebrate their marriage together. The couple spent the morning getting ready together and walked in hand and hand when it was time for them to get married. How cool is it that they had an entire venue to themselves? They got to celebrate with champagne and their own private first dance.
And about that venue – can we take a moment to look at how beautiful 52 North Venue is? This is a brand new venue in Central Alberta near Red Deer. It’s got a modern industrial feel to it, decorated with beautiful decor – even their bar top is decorated with pennies and a glass top. The venue itself is connected to a beautiful live-in apartment that couples can rent for the weekend and get ready in. Having your wedding in the summer? Perfect! There are 4 big bay garage doors that can open up to let in the summer breeze during your reception. If you’re just starting to plan your wedding, it’s definitely worth checking out 52 North Venue.
From the Newlyweds
Wedding theme and colours (and the reason behind your decision):
Since it was just the two of us we wanted something simple and elegant. Since my dress was a blush pink, we felt that a dark Navy suit would complement the dress really well. We are both huge fans of the whole industrial esthetic as well, so that is how we decided on 52 North. It is the only venue that is relatively close to us with that sort of theme.
Approximate number of wedding guests:
Just the two of us 🙂
Your top 3 best moments and why:
I think we both really enjoyed the champagne toast the best, it was very entertaining and a great way to start off the celebration of marriage.
Second would be the intimate setting of the wedding. We really enjoyed the laid back approach as it made us more comfortable and gave us the opportunity to really focus on each other.
We also really enjoyed the chances you gave us to be silly with our photos. It was really nice to be able to let loose and I think that really shows.
Wedding song, explain choice for song:
A very chill Spotify playlist haha
Your top 3 favorite wedding details (cake, flowers, dress, band, etc.) and why:
I loved my bouquet, I feel it fit in really well with our theme. I also love that it is going to last forever as it is made of Silk flowers.
The venue was great, it had plenty of photo opportunities and was exactly what we were looking for.
I also love how Tom’s suit looked, it matched my dress very well and I think the whole outfit looked very nice on him.
Any advice to those that are planning their wedding?
Hopefully somewhere tropical. Hawaii, or maybe Fiji!
52 North Venue Elopement
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Central Alberta Wedding Vendors
Wedding Venue: 52 North Venue
Marriage Commissioner: Janice Orr
Wedding dress: Novia Mia
Rings: Peoples Jewellers
Flowers: Knot Just a Box