Jackie and Evans’ love story began in Tampa, Florida while Jackie was in college and Evans attended medical school.
Shortly after graduation, Evans took a job in Dallas, Texas and they both moved half way across the country, away from their families and friends. This time for them was hard but also helped their relationship grow even stronger and most importantly, made them realize they wanted to spend the rest of their lives together.
Shortly after Jackie and Evans were engaged, they decided that Florida was their true home and they wanted to come back to celebrate their wedding.
They had a few key aspects that were very important to them- a wedding that had an elegant tone but was also casual and of course, fun! Both Jackie and Evans love the outdoors and wanted part of their day to be enjoyed in the Florida sunshine. Reunion offered a stunning outdoor ceremony location in Linear Park and the Grande Falls Pavilion for the reception. The Pavilion is a wonderful glass enclosed space presenting scenic views with the comfort of a weather protected and climate controlled environment.
Mother Nature decided not to fully cooperate for Jackie and Evans and their ceremony was moved indoors- it went off without a hitch and was absolutely beautiful. Plus, the rain and unique stormy skies left room for some of the most memorable pictures from the entire evening.
The Grande Falls Pavilion provided a wonderful shelter from the rain and the new the couple was able to enjoy their first few married hours watching the sunset and dancing the night away with their closest family and friends.
Event Coordination: Lisa, Blush by Brandee Gaar
Ceremony: Grande Ballroom at Reunion Resort
Hair & Make-up: Kristy’s Artistry Design Team
Officiant: Jeff McMullin
Harpist: Stephanie Short
Photographer: Danielle Nichol Photography
Florist: Lowe and Behold
Reception: Grande Falls Pavilion at Reunion Resort
Band: Foreman Productions
Lighting: Get Lit
Draping: Swag Decor
Chivari Chairs: Orlando Wedding and Party Rentals
Dance Floor: Letz Dance on It
Cake: Party Flavors
Cigars: Cigar Creations