As the sun rose on June 24, 2023, the stage was set for a day filled with love, laughter, and unforgettable moments. Steven and Elizabeth’s 12-hour wedding extravaganza unfolded against the picturesque backdrop of Granite Peak, Wausau, and the charming Chalet, marking the beginning of a beautiful journey as husband and wife.
For the Bride: The day kicked off at 7:00 am as the bridal party gathered at Onyx Salon, followed by preparations at the Nicklaus home. From hanging dresses to toasting with champagne, every moment was captured – from the anticipation of Elizabeth donning her wedding dress to the emotional departure for the venue.
For the Groom: Simultaneously, the groom and his party enjoyed a light breakfast and captured candid moments at Keith’s Hangar. Laughter echoed as groomsmen goofed around, setting the tone for a day filled with camaraderie and joy.
The ceremony, starting promptly at 1:00 pm, unfolded in a beautiful church setting. From Fr. Al’s guidance to the emotional exchange of vows and rings, the ceremony was a testament to Steven and Elizabeth’s deep love. The moments captured during the recessional marked the beginning of their journey as a married couple.
The celebration continued at the Sundance Chalet, where cocktails began at 4:30 pm. Guests enjoyed signature drinks and appetizers, surrounded by beautiful flower arrangements. The Granite Peak Historic Lodge provided a stunning backdrop for bridal party photos, capturing the essence of the day.
At 6:00 pm, the reception commenced with a call for dinner. The historic Lodge witnessed heartfelt toasts from the fathers, best man, and maid of honor. The evening unfolded with a dance extravaganza, culminating in a grand march at 9:00 pm. Toppers and Sam’s pizzas arrived at 9:30 pm, ensuring everyone had the energy to dance the night away until the music stopped at midnight.
Throughout the day, various portraits were taken to immortalize the love and connection shared by Steven and Elizabeth with their families and friends. From getting ready moments to church portraits and outdoor shots, each photograph tells a unique story of this remarkable day.
As the Hilton Shuttle pulled away at 12:30 am, it marked the end of an extraordinary day and the beginning of Steven and Elizabeth’s lifelong journey together. The Granite Peak Wausau Chalet witnessed a love story that will be cherished for years to come. Here’s to a lifetime of happiness and shared adventures for the newlyweds – Steven and Elizabeth.