Disney Social Media Moms Platinum Wedding Soiree

Disney Social Media Moms Platinum Wedding Soiree

I’ve been trying to organize my thoughts from the conference since we got home. So much fun and learning was jam-packed in those 2 days and I want to share it in the best possible way. On our first evening we attended the Platinum Wedding Soiree at the beautiful wedding pavillion at the Grand Floridian.

Wedding Pavillion at Grand Floridian

I’ve been married for longer than they’ve been offering weddings at Walt Disney World, but that hasn’t stopped me from fantasizing about the opportunity to renew our vows there. I never really imagined that I would actually get close to it, never mind see inside.

Champagne filled Glasses
Upon our arrival, we were greeted by glasses of champagne.
Wedding Soiree Table

 

Wedding Soiree

Candy Table

What a cute idea for a wedding and my children are still eating the candy that I brought back with me.

Blogger Friends at Disney Social Media Moms

Here I am finally meeting some other mom bloggers. From the left is Kate from The Guavalicious Life, me(at that moment I’m thinking that I still can’t believe I am actually here!) Natalie from Twiniversity, and Melissa from Sippy Cup Mom. Sissy loves the bridal veil Minnie ears. She wanted a pair on our last trip, but I was a mean mom and told her no.

Chandelier in Wedding Pavilion

Then we were ushered inside. It was so lovely and just about the most perfect place for a wedding.

There have been 40,000 weddings at Walt Disney World since they started 20 years ago.

Michael Shetter from Alfred Angelo

Then we were introduced to Michael Shettel. He leads the design team at Alfred Angelo. He was there to introduce their new line of Disney Fairy Tale Wedding attire. Besides bridal gowns, they will offer attire for bridesmaids and flower girls also. There is an entire wedding collection.

Cinderella Platinum Anniversary Gown from Alfred Angelo

This is the Cinderella Platinum Anniversary Gown. It was just gorgeous. Who wouldn’t feel like a princess in this beautiful gown?

Back View of the Cinderella Platinum Anniversary Gown from Alfred Angelo

Carley Roney from theknot.com

This is Carley Roney from TheKnot.com. I would have been all over that website if it had been available when I was married back in the stone age. According to her website, Walt Disney World is the number one honeymoon destination in the continental USA.

David Tutera from My Fair Wedding

Then we were treated to the energetic David Tuterra from WEtv’s My Fair Wedding.

Vow Renewal

The evening was topped off by a vow renewal of this cute couple, Kristen and Greg. They were married 2 years ago at Walt Disney World. (It will be our 28th wedding anniversary this year, so if Disney Weddings is looking for a couple to renew their vows, we are available. Just sayin’)

Cinderella's Carriage

Dinner Party on the Beach

After they left in their coach, we all walked over to the beach between the wedding pavillion and the hotel and had an incredible dinner on the shores of Bay Lake.

Disney World Band at the Grand Floridian Beach Party Disney Social Media Moms

Yes, that is Space Mountain in the background!

Dessert Table at the Grand Floridian Beach Party Disney Social Media Moms

Somehow I missed taking pictures of our dinner, but I didn’t miss the dessert table.

Disney Social Media Moms Sand Sculpture

I paid a fee to attend the Disney Social Media Moms Conference, but as an attendee my husband and I received complimentary items, special discounts, and other exciting benefits such as food and entertainment, so we could experience the magic of Walt Disney World. All thoughts and opinions expressed are 100 % my own.
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3 Responses to Disney Social Media Moms Platinum Wedding Soiree

  1. Loved your recap….and fun pictures! Great to meet you and your husband – thanks for hanging out with us in the evenings!

  2. Elle, I am so glad that we met at DisneySMMoms. It was so great chatting with you before the event and seeing you in person. The entire experience is still so surreal to me. I am trying to sort it out in my mind one step at a time. Love your photos – they are gorgeous.

  3. Anne says:

    I have always fantasized about getting married at Disney World. Maybe we can do a double vow renewal.

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