A Romantic and Intimate Outdoor Wedding

At Vecoma in Atlanta’s Gwinnett County, we have had the pleasure of hosting countless beautiful weddings. Today, we want to shine a spotlight on Sarah and James, a remarkable couple whose love story began at a church retreat. Their romantic and intimate outdoor wedding at Vecoma was a celebration filled with love, cultural traditions, and unforgettable moments.

Bride and Groom standing by a big flowing river, standing on a rock, gazing into eachoothers eyes

Five year old ring bearer smiling and holding the pillow for the ring!

Meeting at a Church Retreat:

Sarah and James’s love story blossomed at a church retreat where they instantly connected. From that moment, their journey together began, leading them to this extraordinary day of commitment and celebration.

Groom standing with groomsmen, forest as the backdrop Groom sitting with groomsmen on rock in black and white photo

Blending Cultures and Traditions:

James, hailing from the Philippines, honored his heritage by wearing a traditional “Barong” shirt. A   finely embroidered garment that added an elegant touch to his ensemble. This beautiful incorporation of cultural attire symbolized the union of their two worlds, weaving together traditions and customs into their special day.

Bride and Mother standing together with forest as the background. Mother wearing a blue dress.   Bride and family standing in front of a rustic chimney

Bridesmaids in Dusty Blue:

The bridesmaids, complementing the natural outdoor setting, wore stunning dusty blue dresses that harmonized perfectly with the romantic ambiance. The soft and serene hue added an ethereal touch to the overall aesthetic, creating a cohesive and visually pleasing bridal party.

Bride and Bridesmaids standing together looking at the camera. Bridesmaids wearing dusty blue dresses.

Enchanting Floral Arrangements:

Peach, blue, and white flowers adorned every corner, enhancing the romantic atmosphere of the outdoor venue. From delicate blooms in the bridal bouquet to elegant centerpieces, the floral arrangements brought a touch of natural beauty and elegance to the celebration.

Delights for the Palate:

During the reception, Sarah and James treated their guests to a pasta station, offering a delectable array of pasta dishes made to order. This interactive food experience delighted everyone’s taste buds, allowing guests to customize their meals to their liking. To complement the delicious cuisine, the couple also offered “mocktail” drinks, providing refreshing and creative non-alcoholic beverages for guests to enjoy throughout the evening.

Vecoma: A Romantic and Secluded Outdoor Venue:

Located in Atlanta’s Gwinnett County, Vecoma offers a secluded and enchanting setting for couples seeking an intimate outdoor wedding. Nestled amidst nature’s beauty, the venue provides a serene escape, perfect for celebrating love in a romantic and private atmosphere. With its breathtaking landscapes and versatile event spaces, Vecoma ensures that every couple’s wedding dreams become a reality.

Bride standing in front of bridesmaids about to throw her bouquet over her shoulder

Bridal party blowing trumpets as bride and groom make their grand exit


Sarah and James’ outdoor wedding at Vecoma was a celebration of love, cultural fusion, and intimate moments. Their story is a testament to the power of connection and the beauty that emerges when two worlds come together. From the traditional Barong shirt to the bridesmaids’ dusty blue dresses, every detail of their special day was thoughtfully curated.

Vecoma, situated in Atlanta’s Gwinnett County, provides the perfect backdrop for romantic and secluded weddings. If you envision an intimate outdoor celebration surrounded by nature’s splendor, Vecoma offers an idyllic setting to bring your wedding dreams to life. Create your own unforgettable love story at Vecoma. Cherish the magical moments that will be etched in your hearts forever.

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