UBC Boathouse Wedding for Ruby and Roy

Sun kissed newlyweds kiss along Vancouver waterfront by Kacie McColm Photography
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UBC Boathouse Wedding for Ruby and Roy…whose wedding was full of fun, laughter, family, beauty and lots of ethnic foods! This modern couple’s day showed off their bigger than life personalities but also showcased traditional foods. Ruby and Roy, along with their friends and family, were among the last to party the night away before COVID-19 shutdown took place in March 2020. We are talking hours, folks! So this couple spent the week before their wedding unsure if it would even take place and had to change their honeymoon plans at literally the last minute. They kept their spirits up with the thought of the guests who were able to come and that this will be something they will talk about the rest of their lives!! Bride in off the shoulder lace gown and makeup/hair by Rory James Vancouver

Ruby found her lace, form fitting gown with train and veil in Victoria and chose to have gorgeous tropical flowers in her bouquet and reception flowers. Burgundy calla lilies and orchids along with blush pink and white roses created a bold floral design which carried through the reception decor. We loved the hair crown which was placed at the back of the bride’s spectacular braided and loosely curled hair. Her bridesmaid complemented in a burgundy, full length gown and flowers in her hair. This wedding featured quite the stylish groom who wore a blue grey dinner jacket with black lapels and black bow tie. Bride shows off wedding ring wearing lace form fitting gown with veil

The bride and groom had their couple photo session at Queen Elizabeth Park…where the sun cooperated by shining through the trees at just the right moments. While they were enjoying time with their photographer over forty of their friends were working to create the entire wedding reception in less than two hours. Tables and chairs were placed while the next team put on linens, placed settings and created table centerpieces. Ruby’s father, Jordan, had cut log rounds of all sizes for the reception and glass vases with floating candles were placed on top of each with eucalyptus and blush roses tucked around. (We loved the small log round giveaways burnt with the couple’s names!) A Vancouver ceiling decor specialist worked around everyone hanging a white fabric treatment and industrial lights. UBC Boathouse Couple sit at head table with Vancouver waterfront behind them by Kacie McColm

The head table decor reached from one end of the 24 ft table to the other with over 50 glass vases, 100 glass candle holders and 35 log rounds of various sizes. Blush roses and eucalyptus finished the candle lit look while the Vancouver water front was the backdrop. Guests ate while watching a spectacular sunset onto the water through the glass walls.  Roy’s family and friends brought in entire roast pigs and, what seemed like endless amounts of Philippine traditional cuisine. Bride with lace gown and train by Blush Victoria

Ruby and Roy took advantage of the setting sun and walked along the water front edge together catching some spectacular couple shots. Afterwards, they and their guests danced knowing it would be the last party for a very long time. This UBC Boathouse Wedding for Ruby and Roy will be a wedding that everyone will remember! UBC Boathouse Wedding Couple Ruby and Roy walk along the Vancouver water edge

VENUE: UBC Boathouse | PHOTOS: Kacie McColm Photography | GOWN: Stella York at Blush Bridal Victoria | MENSWEAR: Surmesur | HAIR + MUA: Rory James Makeup Artistry | BOUQUETS: Niki Trading | DECOR: West Coast Weddings Magazine | CEILING: Proline Trading International | RENTALS+LINENS: Decorate Victoria

You are invited to another UBC Wedding in Vancouver!

Bride getting hair done looks into hand mirror by Rory JamesGroom in black suspenders by Surmesur holds groom mug Father walks bride in form fitting lace gownNewlyweds kiss in the sunset with bride wearing lace gown with train and veil by Blush Bridal Victoria Bridal bouquet of burgundy roses, calla lillies and eucalyptus by Niki Trading in VancouverBride with cascading bouquet and lace gown by Blush Victoria by Kacie McColm PHotography Newlyweds laughing as they take photos after ceremony in Vancouver by Kacie McColm Sumesur groom in blue grey jacket with black lapels holding bridal bouquet by Niki Trading Vancouver UBC Boathouse table decor floating candle with blush pink roses and eucalyptus by West Coast Weddings MagazineUBC Boathouse Wedding head table decor floating candles, eucalyptous and log rounds with blush pink roses UBC Boathouse Wedding Reception guest sit below white fabric ceiling treatment by Proline International Trading VancouverUBC Boathouse newlyweds dance along the Vancouver waterfront Kacie McColm PhotographyUBC Boathouse wedding couple walk up the metal staircase to reception in VancouverUBC Newlyweds first dance surrounded by lights and guests in VancouverUBC Boathouse Wedding ceiling treatment white fabric by Proline International Trading VancouverUBC Boathouse Wedding guests dance under white fabric ceiling treatment and industrial lights by Proline International Trading Vancouver