Suzan + Jim – US Grant Hotel

We just loved hearing all about Suzan and Jimmy’s wonderful story. Their US Grant Hotel wedding was so grand and decadent. All the details were superb, down to the thousands of feathers on her dress. Her getting ready room was so pretty and I had so much fun shooting with the light in there. So many gorgeous details! Jim was sweet and sent all the girls their favorite drink to toast with and Suzan sent Jimmy a watch for a gift. The guys enjoyed hanging out at the bar for a while before getting ready. The two decided not to have a first look and when you see the look on his face as she’s walking down the aisle, you’ll see it was worth it.

Suzan’s two sons walked her down the aisle and Jim’s face just says it all. They found each other after a long time and their beautiful vows were so heartfelt. Their ceremony was just so sweet. All the candles and flowers made it so romantic. They had people sign wine bottles that they’d open up over the coming  years instead of doing a guest book. Cocktail hour was upstairs with so many awesome types of food and live music. The happy couple walked through the downtown streets to take a bunch of photos until the reception.

The reception details were amazing. Their sweetheart table with all the candles, the flowers and the room as a whole were just great. They had a live band performing as everyone walked in and they performed many of the event songs. Suzan and Jimmy had their first dance and then she had a special dance with her sons. Once it got dark, they had the US Grant Hotel lit up in pink for their special day! Everyone was on the dance floor having a great time.

We hope you enjoy this lovely wedding!

US Grant Hotel


Music – Hold On (Inst.) by Kathryn Ostenberg – licensed through Songfreedom

Venue – US Grant Hotel

Planner – Bliss Events

Film – SidebySide Cinema

Photography – Garrett Richardson Photography

Design – Concepts Event Design

Flowers – Organic Elements

Dessert – Extraordinary Desserts

Band – Bonnie Foster Productions

Photobooth – Pixster

Chairs – Chiavari Chairs of San Diego