Jessica + Tim are married! Gilbertsville Farmhouse | South New Berlin, New York

C & A Event Planning, Floral Design, Real Wedding


Jessica and Tim’s wedding day was nothing short of extraordinary—it marked our first-ever Chinese wedding experience, filled with rich cultural traditions and vibrant celebrations. Chinese weddings are renowned for their elaborate ceremonies and festivities, often lasting the entire day. The duration and scale of the event are influenced by various factors, including family preferences, regional customs, and specific rituals.

One of the most significant highlights of Jessica and Tim’s wedding was the traditional Chinese tea ceremony—a time-honored ritual symbolizing respect, gratitude, and appreciation for the couple’s parents. During this heartfelt ceremony, the bride and groom express their profound thanks to their parents for their unwavering love, support, and guidance throughout their lives.

Additionally, the wedding day featured another cherished tradition: door games. This lively and entertaining segment of the festivities involves fun challenges orchestrated by the bridesmaids to test the groom’s determination and commitment to marrying the bride. These tests, designed to win approval from the bride’s family, add an element of excitement and laughter to the day’s proceedings, creating unforgettable memories for all involved.

As we witnessed Jessica and Tim embark on this cultural journey together, we were deeply moved by the beauty and significance of each tradition. Their wedding day served as a poignant reminder of the importance of honoring heritage and celebrating love in all its diverse forms. We feel privileged to have been a part of such a meaningful and joyous occasion, and we look forward to sharing in many more cultural celebrations with our couples in the future.

Here are a few images from their magical day – –

Photographs by Joseph Lin Photography

Venue Gilbertsville Farmhouse

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