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Stephanie & Christopher | Windjammer Surf Bar Wedding | Westerly RI

Congratulations to Stephane and Christopher! This autumn, the newlyweds invited their loved ones to join them at their beloved “dive” beach bar, the Windjammer Surf Bar in Westerly, RI, to celebrate their marriage. While they exchanged vows in a traditional church ceremony, their wedding day was a departure from typical conventions, focusing instead on creating a festive atmosphere reminiscent of a big party. Their desire was to revel in the company of cherished friends and family in a place that held special meaning for them.

Stephanie and Christopher have always cherished the ambiance and cuisine of the Windjammer. However, they aimed to elevate the setting, transforming it into a vision of elegance while retaining its inherent charm. The juxtaposition of rich autumn hues in their floral arrangements, the soft glow of tapered candles, and sophisticated table settings against the backdrop of the vibrant beach bar was truly stunning. With the restaurant’s proximity to the shore, the couple was able to bask in the sandy landscape and gentle ocean breeze, creating memorable moments during their portraits and cocktail hour.

Stephanie and Christopher, your wedding was a testament to your unique style and love for each other. It was a beautiful celebration of your union, blending sophistication with the carefree spirit of the beach bar setting.

Restaurant Receptions 

Numerous couples are choosing to celebrate their receptions at beloved restaurants rather than traditional wedding venues nearby. They prioritize creating an unforgettable experience for their guests, featuring delectable cuisine, cherished ambiance, and a lively setting. For those seeking a distinctive approach to their wedding reception, why not consider hosting the evening festivities at one of your cherished spots in Rhode Island? Whether it’s a beachside dive or a beloved eatery serving authentic cuisine, the options are plentiful. Here’s to embracing this emerging wedding trend!

A Tip for Our Couples…

Here’s a helpful tip for couples like you: If you’re considering a dress change during your celebration, as Stephanie did, be sure to coordinate with your photographer and videographer. Planning your second look while they’re still onsite ensures you capture more moments in your party attire. Second wedding day looks are a hot trend, expected to continue into 2024 and beyond!

Westerly RI Wedding Vendors

Venue & Caterer: Windjammer Surf Bar
Entertainment: Take it to the Bridge
Florist: Pleasant Acres
Bakery: Vesta Bakery
Beauty: Pro Radiance Artistry
Invitations: Zola
Transportation: Joshua’s Limousine
Wedding Dress: Martina Liana
Suit Designer: Vera Wang