Jennifer + Don are married! Gilbertsville Farmhouse | South New Berlin, New York

C & A Event Planning, Floral Design, Real Wedding


Picture orchestrating a wedding shrouded in secrecy, where every detail remains a closely guarded secret until the very last moment. This was the exhilarating challenge that Jennifer and Don presented to us, and we eagerly embraced the opportunity to bring their vision to life.

From the outset, Jennifer and Don made it clear that they wanted their wedding day to be a surprise for their guests—a true testament to their adventurous spirits and their desire to create an unforgettable experience for all involved. As we embarked on this unique journey together, the excitement and anticipation were palpable, tinged with a hint of nervousness at the magnitude of the task before us.

Never before had we undertaken such a daring approach to wedding planning, but Jennifer and Don’s enthusiasm and unwavering trust in us fueled our determination to make their dream a reality. With every decision made and every detail meticulously planned, we worked tirelessly to ensure that their vision of a surprise wedding would exceed all expectations.

The logistics of keeping such a monumental secret were daunting, to say the least. From coordinating accommodations for guests without revealing the location to orchestrating the intricate details of the day without arousing suspicion, every step required careful planning and execution. Yet, with Jennifer and Don by our side, we faced each challenge head-on, knowing that the end result would be nothing short of spectacular.

As the wedding day dawned, a sense of anticipation hung in the air, palpable and electric. Guests arrived at the designated hotels, unaware of the magic that awaited them just beyond the horizon. And then, as if by magic, the moment arrived—the veil of secrecy was lifted, revealing the stunning backdrop of Jennifer and Don’s love story unfolding before their eyes.

The joy and wonder that lit up the faces of their guests were a testament to the success of our collective efforts. From the heartfelt ceremony to the lively reception, every moment was infused with the magic of surprise and the beauty of love.

Looking back on Jennifer and Don’s incredible wedding day, I am filled with a sense of awe and gratitude. It was a journey unlike any other, one that challenged us to push the boundaries of traditional wedding planning and embrace the thrill of the unknown.

To Jennifer and Don, thank you for entrusting us with the honor of bringing your vision to life. Your love story will forever hold a special place in our hearts, a testament to the power of love and the magic of surprise. Here’s to a lifetime of joy, adventure, and endless surprises.

Wedding team-

Photography: Hand and Arrow Photography

Venue: Gilbertsville Farmhouse

Florals + planning: C & A Event Planning

Catering: Sunrise Specialty

Music: Silver Arrow Band

Hair: Maie I Bridal

Makeup: Michelle Brown Beauty

Videography: Jordan Jeanty Studios

Cake: Kelly Banks Cakes