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Belhurst Castle

Weddings
2021

Bella Art Photography

Carmen Brennan-Bain
Events Manager
315-781-0201 ext 501
[email protected]

4069 West Lake Road | P.O. Box 609 | Geneva, NY | 14456 www.belhurst.com 315-781-0201 ext 501

Congratulations on your engagement!

Nestled on the shores of Seneca Lake in the heart of the beautiful Finger
Lakes sits Belhurst Castle. You’ll see lush green lawns, century-old
Oak trees and sunsets that will take your breath away.

It’s a place that’s rooted in history and restored to elegance. A place
where your fairy tale and happily ever after begins. Where your loved
ones from near and far will gather to celebrate you.

We’d be honored to be a part of it.

Alexandra Meseke Photography

Rehearsal Dinners and more!

Before your wedding day, kick-off the weekend celebrations with a Rehearsal Dinner your loved ones will rave about

Edgar’s Restaurant in the Castle is the perfect place for your
Rehearsal Dinner and more before the big day!

Our Events Coordinator will help you create a custom, personalized
menu for you and your guests that fits your taste buds and your budget.
Choose from one of our six private, cozy dining rooms with stunning
views of Seneca Lake in the distance.

Whether it’s your Bridal Shower, Bachelorette Weekend, Groomsmen
Celebration, Rehearsal Dinner, Post-Wedding Brunch and more, we’re
here to help make your wedding and the celebrations that come with
your big day one you’ll always remember!

Contact our Food & Beverage Manager, Morgan Murray
at morgan@belhurst.com today!

Dining room in Belhurst Castle.

Walter Colley Photography

Receptions

Eat, drink and dance the night away in one of our two unique ballrooms or six private dining rooms

Ballroom at Belhurst Castle set up for wedding reception.

Alexandra Meseke Photography

Meritage Ballroom

Our modern ballroom, the Meritage Ballroom at Belhurst Castle, is fully surrounded by beautiful large windows with a spectacular view of the gardens and Seneca Lake. At 3,300-square feet, the room can accommodate up to 160 guests comfortably. The Meritage Ballroom features two entrances – one leading directly out to its own patio and the lawn area, and the other leading directly out to its own parking area. It also has its own lobby area. Ceilings are approximately 14’ high, with wooden beams and chandeliers, providing plenty of space for vendors.

Castle Ballroom

The Castle Ballroom at Belhurst Castle offers a complete, spectacular view of Seneca Lake, with easy access to the beautifully manicured lawn throughout the day. Accommodate up to 250+ guests in the 4,400-square foot ballroom that includes a full, extended indoor and outdoor bar, a 23’ x 24’ dance floor and plenty of space for vendors or additional needs.

Edgar’s Restaurant in the Castle

Choose from our private dining rooms located in Edgar’s Restaurant in the Castle and work with our Events Coordinator to create your custom menu. Our private dining rooms include: The Library, 400 square feet that can accommodate up to 18 people, The Solarium, 560 square feet that can accommodate up to 40 people, The Parlor, 450 square feet that can accommodate up to 23 people, The Porch, 750 square feet that can accommodate up to 30 people, The Center Room, 320 square feet that can accommodate up to 20 people.

Consumption Bar

Our bars are based on consumption, not price per person & our hors d’oeuvres are aimed to please

$7.00

Black Velvet
Canadian Club
Angostura White Rum
Christian B. Brandy
Clan McGreggor Scotch
Jim Beam
NUE Vodka
New Amsterdam Gin
Durango Silver Tequila
Seagrams 7 Whiskey

Martini – $9.00
Manhattan – $9.00
Rocks – $8.00

$7.50

Absolute 80
Absolute Citron
Bacardi White
Gozio Amaretto
Malibu
Stolichanaya
Stoli Raspberry
Stoli Orange
Stoli Vanilla
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Martini – $10.00
Manhattan – $10.00
Rocks – $9.00

$8.50

Baileys
Beefeater
Grey Goose
Kahlúa
Captain Morgans Rum
Tanqueray
Tito’s Vodka
Sambuca
Southern Comfort
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Martini – $11.00
Manhattan – $11.00
Rocks – $10.00

$9.50

Bombay Sapphire
Dewars White Label
Drambuie
Frangelico
Hendricks Gin
J. Walker RED
Cointreau
Jack Daniels
Jameson
Grand Marnier
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Martini – $13.00
Manhattan – $13.00
Rocks – $12.00

$10.50

Don Julio Anejo
Patron Silver
Knob Creek
Knob Creek Rye
Crown Royal
Makers Mark
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Rocks – $14.00
Manhattan – $15.00

$14.00

Glenfiddich 12yr
Glenlivet 12yr
Bullet Bourbon
Woodford Reserve
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Rocks – $16.00

All Wine – $7.50

Beer Selections – $5 – $10
Bud Light, Coors, Michelob Ultra, Yuengling, Labatt Blue, Labatt Blue Light, Labatt Blue N/A, Mabel’s
Oat Soda Co. Honey Blonde, Mabel’s Oat Soda Co. NE IPA, Mabel’s Oat Soda Co. Porter.
Mabel’s Oat Soda Co. Hard Cider – Kinfolk, Blueberry, Raspberry
All other craft/specialty beers and cider are available upon request.

CHAMPAGNE/WINE TOASTS
One champagne (or N/A champagne toast) for all guests over the age of 21 is included.
Additional Champagne or N/A Champagne Toasts $5 per person
Non-Alcohol Receptions $7 per person
Corkage Fee $12 per bottle

*** All Special Orders will be charged a stocking fee of $100, in addition to the cost of the product.

Wedding couple toasting at reception.

Melanie Ruth Photography

Passed Hors D’Oeuvres

All hors d’oeuvre selections are served with appropriate accoutrements

Butler Style: ………………………………………………….. Per 100pc ………………..Per 50pc
Sausage Stuffed Mushrooms ……………………………………$230 ……………………..$120
Seafood Stuffed Mushrooms ……………………………………$235  ……………………..$125
Artichoke and Spinach Stuffed Mushrooms ………………$220 ……………………..$120
Falafel Balls with a Tzatziki Dipping Sauce ………………..$230 ……………………..$120
Riesling Pear and Cheddar En Croute ……………………….$235 ……………………..$125
Smoked Salmon and Cucumber Roulade …………………..$240 ……………………..$125
Mini Crab Cakes with Dill Remoulade ………………………$260 ……………………..$135
Pulled Pork and Pickled Cabbage Phyllo Cup …………….$240 ……………………..$125
Spanakopita …………………………………………………………..$210 ………………………$110
Mini Beef Wellington ………………………………………………$295 ………………………$155
Fried Mac ‘n Cheese Bites ……………………………………….$220 ……………………..$120
Mini Vegetable Egg Roll …………………………………………..$230 ……………………..$120
Assorted Mini Quiche ……………………………………………..$240 ……………………..$125
Roast Duck & Marmalade Canapé ……………………………$240 ……………………..$125
Tortellini Caprese Skewers………………………………………$235……………………….$125
Shrimp Cocktail (Court Poached) …………………………….$260 ……………………..$135
Wonton Crusted Shrimp …………………………………………$280 ……………………..$145
Bacon Wrapped Scallop …………………………………………..$310 ……………………..$160
Ancho-Citrus Roasted Lamb Lolli ……………………………$360 ……………………..$185
Assorted Mini Pizza Rounds …………………………………….$235 ……………………..$125
Beef Tenderloin and Horseradish Crostini ………………..$260 …………………….$135
Miso-Honey Glazed Meatballs …………………………………$250 ……………………..$135
Coconut Crusted Chicken ……………………………………….$235 ……………………..$125
Tomato Avocado Canapé …………………………………………$185 ……………………..$105
Waldorf Chicken Pinwheels …………………………………….$235 ……………………..$125
Asian Flavored Chicken Kabobs ………………………………$235 ……………………..$125

Displayed Hors D’Oeuvres

Antipasto $7 per guest (minimum of 25)
Marinated grilled vegetables, olives, fresh
buffalo bocconcini, marinated mushroom salad
with garlic and herb toasted crostini

Brie Puff Pastry $160 per each wheel
(serves approximately 50-75)
Wrapped Brie with cranberries and marmalade
served with herb toasted crostini

Vegetable Crudités with Dip
$5 per guest for parties under 20
$85 Serves 25 • $155 Serves 50 • $285
Serves 100

Assorted Domestic and International
Cheeses with Crackers
$6 per guest for parties under 20
$105 Serves 25 • $190 Serves 50 • $355
Serves 100

Charcuterie $8.50 per guest (minimum of 30)
Prosciutto, hard salami, capicola, olives,
domestic and imported cheeses, and herb toasted
crostini

Seasonal Fruit Kabobs
$5 per guest for parties under 20
$190 for 50 pieces • $355 for 100 pieces

Served Dinner

Nothing but perfected recipes with fresh, vibrant ingredients for a memorable meal

First Course Enhancements: (Choice of one item)
Italian Wedding Soup ……………………….$4.50 per guest
Loaded Potato Chowder ……………………$3.50 per guest
Roasted Tomato Bisque with Chevre Crostini .$4.50 per guest
Sweet Corn Soup with Lobster …………..$6.50 per guest
Roasted Chicken and Barley ………………$5.50 per guest
Three Cheese Tortellini with Roasted
Tomato-Vodka Coulis …………………….$3.50 per guest
Crab Cake with Sweet Cucumber Slaw
and Dill Remoulade ………………………$6.50 per guest
Raw Oysters on the Half Shell ……………..Market Price

Second Course Enhancements: (Choice of one item)
Caesar Wedge Salad …………………………$4.50 per guest
Chopped romaine and frisée, tossed with creamy
Caesar dressing, heirloom tomatoes, garlic herbed
croutons, topped off with manchego and asiago
cheeses

Strawberry-Spinach Salad ………………….$4.50 per guest

Blend of arugula and spinach topped with candied
pecans, Gorgonzola, red onions, strawberries and
finished with a raspberry vinaigrette

Mediterranean Salad ………………………..$4.50 per guest

Blend of romaine and field greens with feta, red
onions, olives, cherry tomatoes, diced cucumbers
and red wine vinaigrette

Antipasto Caprese ……………………………$5.50 per guest

Ripe Roma tomatoes, fresh buffalo mozzarella, basil
and prosciutto layered and drizzled with an aged
Balsamic reduction

Third Course Enhancements: (Choice of one item)
Lemon Sorbet with Rosé Champagne ….$5.50 per guest
Mango Sorbet …………………………………$4.50 per guest
Mixed Berry Sorbet ………………………….$3.50 per guest

Served Entrees (Choice of three entrées per party)
All dinner entrees include served house salad, vegetable du jour, dinner rolls and butter, coffee, tea, soda or juice.

Filet ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..$45
Herb marinated 8 oz filet of beef topped with a roasted garlic compound butter over roasted garlic
whipped potatoes

Prime Rib …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………$41
Slow roasted 10 oz sliced prime rib with herbed au jus served over roasted garlic whipped potatoes

Veal Chop ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….$46
Seared 10-ounce veal chop stuffed with mushroom ricotta, served with oven roasted potatoes
and a pomodoro sauce

Lamb ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….$40
Rosemary and horseradish crusted lamb rack over new potatoes persillade

Sirloin ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..$41
Au poive preparation with a creamy cognac sauce and herb roasted fingerling potatoes

Strip Steak ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….$41
8-ounce seared sirloin steak with a creamy Brandy mushroom sauce served with cheesy potatoes and
seasonal vegetables

Pork Loin Chop ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….$30
Oven roasted 10-ounce pork chop served with a creamy roasted red pepper risotto

Duck ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………$38
Boneless Hudson Valley duck breast served with roasted beets, parsnips and fennel
Finished with a cranberry gastrique

Chicken Parmesan …………………………………………………………………………………………………………….$37
Breaded chicken breast topped with marinara sauce and fresh mozzarella drizzled with pesto, served over
linguine and vegetables

Bacon Crusted Chicken ………………………………………………………………………………………………………$37
Panko and bacon crusted boneless chicken breast with honey-Dijon cream sauce
over roasted garlic whipped potatoes

Chicken Marsala ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….$38
Chicken Marsala served over linguine with vegetables

Chicken Caprese ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….$36
Grilled boneless chicken breast topped with sliced Roma tomatoes, fresh basil and sliced buffalo
mozzarella. Served over Asiago risotto and finished with an aged balsamic drizzle

Lobster Tail ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..Market
Broiled 8 oz lobster tail served with vanilla scent drawn butter and basmati rice

Swordfish …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………$42
Grilled swordfish steak topped with pico with roasted pesto potatoes and vegetables

Haddock Oscar ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….$37
Seafood stuffed haddock with champagne lobster sauce served over dill scented basmati rice

Mango-Avocado Salmon …………………………………………………………………………………………………….$38
Seared Atlantic salmon topped with a fresh mango and avocado relish and served atop cilantro-lime
basmati rice

Herbed Salmon………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….$38
Fresh herb seared salmon with preserved lemons served over asparagus risotto

Sesame Salmon …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………$38
Tuxedo sesame crusted Atlantic salmon served over vegetable fried rice

Mediterranean Cod ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………$35
Alaskan cod topped with mushroom ragout, cognac and thyme. Served over parmesan scalloped potatoes

Tortellini Primavera …………………………………………………………………………………………………………..$33
Tri-colored tortellini tossed with charred grape tomatoes, asparagus, red onions, squash and shiitake
mushroom in basil cream sauce

Grilled Vegetable Napoleon ………………………………………………………………………………………………..$32
Layers of grilled portobello, zucchini, squash and red peppers with roasted tomato coulis over pistachio
studded basmati rice

Vegetable Curry with Tofu ………………………………………………………………………………………………….$28
Coconut milk, seasonal vegetables, curry sauce and crispy tofu

Eggplant Risotto ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….$31
Eggplant, sundried tomato and Parmesan risotto topped with marinara sauce

Dinner Buffet

$43 per guest
For Dinner Buffets in Edgar’s Restaurant, a $200 set-up fee applies
All buffets include served house salad, dinner rolls and butter, as well as coffee and tea service

Cold Salads (Choice of two)
– Traditional Caesar
– Loaded potato salad
– Tabouleh
– Waldorf chicken
– Seasonal fruit
– Orecchiette with peas, seafood and a lemon-dill vinaigrette

Sides (Choice of three)
– Roasted garlic whipped potatoes
– Vegetable fried rice
– Herb roasted potatoes
– Mushroom wild rice
– Bourbon and brown sugar whipped sweet potatoes
– Roasted leek and Gruyère potatoes au gratin
– Penne Pasta (choice of marinara, garlic and olive oil, vodka-blush, or creamy Parmesan sauce)
– Roasted seasonal vegetable mélange
– Parmesan Roasted Asparagus

– Sherry sautéed green beans and shallots
– Sesame Soy Sugar Snap Peas
– Thyme and honey glazed baby carrots

Entrées (Choice of three)
– Strip loin of beef with choice of roasted mushroom-cabernet reduction or grilled onion espagnole
– Baked salmon with honey-mustard glaze
– Chicken a l’orange
– Mediterranean baked bone-in chicken
– Panko breaded chicken breast with pancetta and braised leek mornay
– Chicken cacciatore
– Baked vegetable lasagna alfredo
– Baked three meat lasagna marinara
– Cilantro-lime chicken breast with black bean-corn salsa
– Crab stuffed swai with tarragon hollandaise

Chef manned carving station enhancements
(optional) Minimum of 30 guests
An additional $75 chef attended fee per chef, per hour for a minimum of 1 hour.
– Roast tenderloin of beef | $11 per guest. Served with herbed au jus and fresh horseradish
– Slow roasted prime rib | $11 per guest.
Served with herbed au jus and fresh horseradish
– Boneless turkey breast | $8 per guest.
Served with cranberry sauce and buttermilk-sage gravy
– Glazed ham | $7 per guest. Served with pineapple compote and rum brown sugar glaze
– Pork steamship round | $7 per guest

Kids Dinners

Dinner for your littlest guests

Platters – $14 per child
Kids platters include two tender white meat chicken fritters, French fry medley, penne pasta with marinara
sauce, roasted seasonal vegetables and a cup of fresh seasonal fruit

Desserts

Ask about our additional options for daily served desserts!

Assorted Domestic Dessert Display – $8.50 per guest
Selection of assorted dessert bars, fresh baked cookies and brownies (minimum of 25)

Assorted European Pastry Display – $9.50 per guest
Selection of assorted chocolate covered mini éclairs, mini crème puffs, petit fours and
other decadent pastries (minimum of 25)

Chocolate Dipped Strawberries – $1.75 per each (minimum of 50)

Late Night Stations

Who doesn’t love a late night bite?

French Fry Station – $7.50 per guest
Crisp French fries served with ketchup, mustard, avocado ranch, NYS cheese dip and spicy buffalo

Pizza Station
Fresh baked pizza cut, displayed and served hot. Please see pizza station

Cheese $40 whole, $30 half – Blend of NYS cheddar, shredded mozzarella, Asiago and aged Parmesan with
choice of red or white sauce

Pepperoni $50 whole, $30 half – Pepperoni with red sauce and shredded mozzarella

Meat Lover $65 whole, $40 half – Pepperoni, ham, bacon, seasoned ground beef tenderloin & sausage with red
sauce & shredded mozzarella

Veggie $50 whole, $30 half – Artichokes, broccoli, peppers, mushrooms, onions and fresh tomatoes with white
sauce and shredded mozzarella

Buffalo Chicken $55 whole, $35 half – Crispy fried chicken bits tossed in buffalo sauce with shredded NYS
cheddar, shredded mozzarella and crumbled Gorgonzola with a blue cheese white sauce

Dessert buffet at wedding reception.

Paul Saunders Photography

Ceremonies

Seneca Lake makes the perfect backdrop as you exchange your vows and begin the rest of your lives together

Belhurst Outside Lawn Ceremony – $1,000
Inside Ballroom Ceremony – $850
Beverage and Hors D’oeuvres Service on Lawn – $400
Outside Ceremony Chairs – $3.50 per person
Aisle Runner – $85

Jenllee Photography

Stonecutters Tavern

Enjoy a drink before the ceremony or end the night at our casual pub-style restaurant

Stonecutters Tavern dining room.

Walter Colley Photography

Relax and say goodbye to any wedding jitters with a
Mabel’s Oat Soda Co. craft beer or hard cider, signature cocktail or glass
of wine at our casual, pub-style restaurant, Stonecutters Tavern.

It’s the perfect place to enjoy a drink or grab a bite to eat before the
wedding. Cozy up around our fireplace during the winter months
or kick back in an Adirondack chair during the spring, summer
and fall around our outdoor fire-pit.

Stonecutters Tavern is the perfect spot before and after your big day!

Accommodations

Don’t stress about finding accommodations for your guests – we’ve got you covered

With 47 rooms, diverse pricing, and three unique hotels, it’s easy to book
a room block for your wedding guests who traveled from a distance to
celebrate with you. Create the perfect welcome by adding a bottle of our
award-winning wine to their room. Secure the best rate by calling our
Lodging Manager, Scott Mackey at 315-781-0201 Ext. 512

Belhurst Chambers in the Castle and the Vinifera Inn

Walter Colley Photography

White Springs Manor

Located two miles west of Belhurst Castle

Walter Colley Photography

Belhurst Winery & Gift Shop

Award-winning wine, craft beer and unique gifts for any occasion

Treat your bridal party to a wine, craft beer or hard cider tasting and
browse our wide selection of unique gifts for your entire bridal party. We
can help with custom favors that provide the perfect touch on your big
day! And don’t forget! A bottle of our award-winning wine makes the
perfect gift for your guests who mean the world. Call our Wine and Gift
Shop Manager, Kristine Fiorilla at 315-781-0201 Ext. 8.

Belhurst gift shop with old carriage as centerpiece.

Walter Colley Photography

Belhurst wine glasses with assortment of wine in each.

Walter Colley Photography

Isabella Spa-Salon

Let our full-service spa-salon take care of your every need on the biggest day of your life

Whether you choose to indulge in our full menu of soothing spa services, or
pamper yourself in our modern salon, our licensed and specially trained staff
are here to make you look and feel your best on your wedding day. For more
information about our wedding services, call 315-781-5040 today!

Interior view of Isabella Salon at Belhurst Castle.

Walter Colley Photography

Wedding party getting makeup done.

Tellier Studios

Bride and groom embracing.

Katie Finnerty Photography

Wedding Policies

Thank you for considering Belhurst Castle and Winery for your upcoming event. The following guidelines and procedures will ensure that you are completely satisfied.

Payment Policy: Although we do NOT charge a venue fee, we do have a $12,000 minimum expenditure guarantee based on any/all food, beverages and services (before taxes and service charges) that is required for the ballrooms on Saturday events, May through October, and a minimum of $8,000 for Fridays and $6,000 for Sunday events, May through October. An additional $2,500 to the minimum expenditure on Fridays for a 5 pm ceremony start time applies. A $2,500 minimum guarantee applies to all weekdays, Monday through Thursday. Belhurst hosts two ballroom events per day, up to six hours each.

Menus/Pricing: Menu prices are guaranteed 30 days prior to your event. We must have a tentative count two weeks prior to your event. A final guarantee is required one week in advance of the event. You will be charged for the figure quoted in this guarantee.

We require a $1,000 non-refundable deposit to secure your date as a definite. This can be paid by cash, cashier’s check, money order, VISA, Mastercard or American Express (additional 3% for credit cards). Menu selections and other details must be finalized a minimum of four months prior to your event date. A non-refundable deposit of $1,500 is due at that time, paid by CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK or MONEY ORDER ONLY. One month prior to your event, a deposit of 50% of the remaining balance is due, paid by CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK or MONEY ORDER ONLY.

Belhurst requires full payment for the entire bill prior to the event. Final payment of remaining balance is required 72 hours prior to the function date, based on the guaranteed number of guests, paid by CASH, CASHIER’S CHECK or MONEY ORDER ONLY.

Security: Belhurst will not assume responsibility for any personal items prior to, during or following your event. Special arrangements can be made through the banquet office if it is necessary to leave any items.

Beverage Service: We offer a complete selection of beverages to compliment your function. Please note that alcoholic beverage sales are regulated by the State of New York. Belhurst, as a licensee, is responsible for administration of these regulations. It is a policy that no liquor, beer or wine may be brought into the facility from outside sources. It is New York State law that no person under the age of 21 be served, consume or have possession of any alcoholic beverages. Proper identification is REQUIRED for all.

Decorations: Belhurst will not permit any tape, staples, nails or any other substances used to affix items to the walls or ceiling. Throwing rice, small rose petals or confetti on the premises will incur a minimum of $600 cleaning charge.

Service Charge & Sales Tax: There is a 22% service charge on the food and beverage total. New York State sales tax of 7.5% is charged on food, beverage, room rental and special services total.

Outside Food: Any food products not prepared by Belhurst, must be prepared by a NYS licensed food service provider, accompanied by a receipt from the supplier, along with proof that the supplier is from a NYS inspected facility. Any and all such products are then subject to a $150 set up/plate charge.

Room Set-up at NO Charge
Off-white tablecloth with a white damask overlay and off-white napkins, full china/silverware/glassware table setting and an easel.

Cake-Cutting $1.50 per person
Baked Goods are NOT the responsibility of Belhurst. Early drop off of any and all baked goods are NOT allowed other than regular scheduled times on the day of the event. An additional service charge of at least $150 will be added to ANY and ALL set up by Belhurst staff of such items.

Late occupancy of room with permission -1 hr. maximum $600
(One hour maximum; Bar will be closed at the end of original contracted end time)

Chair Cover Set-Up (Guest provides rental of such) – $4.00 per chair

Wedding couple leaving outdoor ceremony.

Teller Studios

Wedding couple kissing in autumn outdoor setting.

Erica Danielle Photography

Wedding couple walking across railroad tracks.

Emma Bauso Photography

Wedding couple kissing by lake.

Katie Finnerty Photography