When planning their wedding, many new brides-to-be have one general wish: a fairy tale wedding. They long to be a princess for a day. They dream about creating a sense of magic, romance, and the beginning of a happily-ever-after. With so many generations of girls growing up watching Cinderella and Snow White meet Prince Charming, it is no wonder that this fairy tale wedding is a dream of most women.
Thankfully, Disney has recognized this desire and has created an easy way for every bride to have her own Cinderella wedding. Getting married at Disney World can fulfil the wishes of everyone involved in the wedding. Set in beautiful Orlando, Florida, you’ll be in the ideal location for great weather and plenty of fun.
Disney World offers several different wedding packages to fit your needs. There are weddings suitable for a small, intimate ceremonies and large, lavish gatherings. You can choose from three types of locations for your ceremony: Magical, Exotic, or Garden. Disney World has so many beautiful and unique locations for wedding ceremonies. The Magical locations are perfect for the classic fairy tale dream wedding. Become Cinderella for the day by arriving for your ceremony in Cinderella’s coach, a white pumpkin-shaped carriage pulled by six beautiful ponies, with your very own driver and two footmen. Proceed down Main Street right inside the Magic Kingdom and walk down the aisle to your groom in Swan Boat Landing. With the famous Cinderella Castle in the background, this ceremony is truly magical.
Live out your princess wedding in other locations as well. Disney has a Wedding Pavilion that is located on a private island in the Seven Seas Lagoon. The island features a gorgeous Victorian style home with a large non-denominational chapel. This setting can hold up to 300 guests and is still in view of the enchanted Cinderella Castle.
One of the exciting possibilities about wedding at Disney World Florida is the options outside the Magic Kingdom. For a more exotic flair, you can hold your wedding at Epcot in any one of the global venues. You won’t need a passport to get married in a quaint German village or a mysterious Japanese garden.
If you envision your dream wedding outside surrounded by flowers and nature, Disney has several options for garden weddings. Outdoor gazebos are set amongst lush and beautiful landscaping located in unique spots such as a 1940’s era seaside boardwalk or an English country garden.
For your fairy tale reception, Disney World has a wide array of facilities to suit any number of guests you may have. From an elegant ballroom an upscale restaurant to an African safari celebration in the Animal Kingdom, Disney can make your dream come true. Wedding packages can be built to include a sit-down meal, a buffet, cocktails, and drinks. Disney also offers photography, videography, and even all floral arrangements, bouquets, and boutonnieres. Entertainment options range from string quartets to orchestras and bands. For the couple who are real Disney enthusiasts, you can even opt to have some Disney characters visit your reception and mingle with your guests!
By allowing Disney to build your perfect fairy tale wedding, you’ll get the wedding you’ve dreamed of with the stress-free assurance that someone is taking care of all the details so that you can just enjoy your magical day.
Your guests, and the bride and groom as well, can enjoy all the fun Disney World has to offer before and after the wedding. Planning a fabulous honeymoon is easy when you have your wedding at Disney World. Your options are endless: book a cruise from one of the nearby ports of call in Florida, stay in Orlando to visit the many fun theme parks, or choose one of Disney’s honeymoon packages that include a variety of land and sea escapes.
Any way you plan it, a wedding at Disney World will be magical and fun, and make you feel like a fairy tale princess.
Wayne Barker writes for Portfolio of Fine Diamonds about all things wedding related. Portfolios are renowned worldwide for their superior quality diamond wedding rings and engagement rings.