Rebecca and Zack’s wedding at the Wormsloe Historic Site in Savannah, Georgia, was a windy but beautiful day. It was an intimate yet vibrant celebration, shared with their closest friends and family members. But before we dive into the details of their day, let’s learn a little about this pair!
The two met in high school from a mutual friend (the best man), then reconnected when Rebecca was in college and Zack was in the army. Their first date was a double date to dinner and back to his friend’s house to watch a movie and hang out. Although Rebecca considers their real first date to be a Corey Smith concert with a group of Zack’s friends! For fun, the two enjoy going to the moto cross track or dinner and drinks at their favorite restaurant. As for the proposal, Rebecca talked Zach into going to the mall and slyly worked her way into the jewelry store. There, she proceeded to show him her DREAM wedding set, which he bought on the spot! The following March, they went to the mountains, where he popped the question!
Now, onto their gorgeous wedding. Prior to the ceremony, the two got ready in separate suites at a hotel, along with their entourage. This was a destination wedding for Rebecca and Zack who live near Atlanta. They booked a block of hotel rooms for themselves and their guests, all of whom enjoyed an entire weekend in Savannah. It also happened to be St. Patrick’s Day weekend, which made for an epic adventure!
Rebecca looked stunning in a classic lace a-line wedding dress, paired with a floor-length veil. It featured the most delicate beading around the neckline, for a modern but chic vibe. Her bridal bouquet was wonderful and whimsical, starring a vibrant mix of colors. As for Zach, he looked dapper in a black tux with a blush bowtie!
Before they met at the altar, the bride did a first look with her father. Meanwhile, the groom did the same with their darling daughter Ella, who was also the flower girl. Afterward, Rebecca and Zack had their own emotional first look. The wedding began after the park closed, so they opted to use the iconic driveway, lined with Spanish-moss-draped oak trees, as a backdrop. Guests were shuttled in on the Old Savannah Tours trolley.
Once they exchanged vows, they remained outdoors for several traditional events. Including the cake cutting and the first dances – because who doesn’t want to take a spin beneath those breathtaking oaks? One especially beautiful detail at their event was a memorial table, to honor their family members who had passed, included the bride’s stepmother. Of course, I had to snap a photo of Rebecca and her sisters’ matching in-Memorium tattoos.
Following those festivities, the trolley returned the bride and groom along with their guests. to the hotel. They opted to enjoy dinner at a local restaurant, followed by a private ghost tour! Rebecca and Zack’s wedding was truly one-of-a-kind, and I’m so glad to have been a part of it. A shoutout to all of the talented vendors who may their day possible, and best wishes to the newlyweds!
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Vendors: Wedding Planner & Day-of Coordinator: Weddings By Christy Avis | HMUA: Lexi Starling | Bridal Attire: Atlanta Street Bridal | Groom Attire: Men’s Warehouse | Baker: Nell’s Daughter | Transportation: Old Savannah Tours | Event Rentals: Action Rent All Events | Jeweler: Zales & Qalo | Invitations: Vistaprint | Favors / Gifts: The Vanilla Bean Baker | Hotel Accommodations: Homewood Suites by Hilton | Venue: Wormsloe Historic Site (The Avenue)