Bright smiles light up a rainy St. Augustine night — Lightner Museum wedding.

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The rain didn't stop Aly and Mitch from having a fantastic nighttime wedding in the famous Lightner Museum Courtyard during St. Augustine's Nights of Lights. These lovebirds did a first look on the bridge over the koi pond in the infamous courtyard before doing some family pictures. Just moments before the outside ceremony the skies opened up, and we waited a few minutes while watching the radar. After a while, it was apparent the rain wasn't giving up, so we charged on and did the wedding anyway. Our bride and groom are the type of people that are positive no matter what, so the rain didn't even slow them down! Their joyful attitude and gleaming smiles warmed everyone's hearts, and it was a super fun ceremony in spite of the rain!

A bit soggy but still smiling our guests and wedding party made their way to the historic pool and Mezzanine where they were greeted by live music by the Andrew Sapin Band, wonderful food by Executive Food Service and a fun vintage greenscreen photo booth by Fotolab Photo Booth Company. The party was lively and full of laughs, love, and joy!

Congratulations Aly and Mitch

A little more information on our bride and groom's Saint Augustine wedding venue: The Lightner Museum is housed in the former Alcazar Hotel, which was built in 1888. Henry M. Flagler commissioned architects Carrere and Hastings to construct this architectural masterpiece. The Alcazar closed during the Depression, and in 1947 the building was purchased by Otto Lightner as the perfect place to house his Victorian-era collection of antiques. He opened it as a museum two years later and turned the building over to the City of St. Augustine. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places and today is home to both the Lightner Museum and City government offices.