On a crisp fall day, Joseph and Gabrielle celebrated their love in the most enchanting way at The Estate at River Run. This Italian-style venue, nestled in between Richmond and Charlottesville, provided the perfect backdrop for a wedding that overlooked the riverfront views of the James River. The Estate at River Run, with its stately European architecture and expansive landscapes, set the scene for this wedding that combined accents of ivory and gold with lush green foliage. The estate’s sprawling grounds and picturesque views offered a serene and intimate atmosphere, perfect for celebrating such a special occasion.

The ceremony took place outdoors on the Bluestone Terrace, with the sun shining brightly through the leafy pillars that encompassed the view of the river. The romantic strings of the violists complimented the wedding, adding to the overall ambiance of the exquisite evening. Gabrielle walked down the aisle in a sleek white gown detailed with small floral accents, while Joseph awaited her in a classic black suit. The couple proclaimed their love for each other and exchanged sincere promises with the presence of their friends and family supporting them.

Following the ceremony, the celebration continued with a reception that was brimming with laughter and conversation throughout. The dining area was adorned with ivory flowers, gold table-cloths, and vibrant green plants that brought a touch of nature to the indoor space of the Tuscan Ballroom. Guests sipped on signature cocktails like Lemon Drops and Orange Crushes while they enjoyed the assortment of dishes that were catered that evening. The bride and groom shared their love over a rich four-tier cake that matched the simple yet elegant tones of the wedding.

As night fell, the festivities took on an even more magical tone. The Tuscan Ballroom became the dance floor, where friends and family bounced to the melodies and bonded over their connection to the couple. The night concluded as the guests illuminated Joseph and Gabrielle on the grand staircase with glittering sparklers that captured the beauty of River Run at night.

Above all, Joseph and Gabrielle’s wedding was a celebration of love and the strong bonds they share with their family and friends. The joy and warmth that permeated the day were a testament to the couple’s deep connection and the support they have from their loved ones. It was clear that this was not just the union of two people, but the joining of two families and a community of friends who will continue to support and celebrate them in the years to come.


Planner & Florist – Kim Moody Design

Caterer – Everyday Gourmet

Photographer & Videographer – The Inman’s

Hair & Makeup – Amanda Perry

Ceremony Music – Treesa Gold

DJ – Bunn DJ

Dessert – Louisa’s Homemades

Rentals – Rent-E-Quip

Transportation – James Limousine

Officiant – Faith In Marriage

Joseph & Gabrielle

October 21st, 2023

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