Rustic Waterside Wedding with a Ceremony on a Boat

Morgan and Jake love spending time on the bay and hunting, so it only seemed appropriate to exchange their vows at the intersection of the Chesapeake Bay and the Lynnhaven River in Virginia Beach. With a subtle rustic aesthetic and waterside vibes, they envisioned an intimate wedding with their very closest loved ones in attendance. When it came time for the ceremony for these two water-loving people, saying "I Do!" on a boat was the perfect authentic way to share their personalities! If that's not an epic way to tie the knot, then we don't know what is!

Captured by LeeYen Photography, the Lesner Inn set the scene afterwards for an energetic dance party with a gorgeous view of the water as Morgan and Jake's backdrop. Faux deer antlers and wood slices served as centerpiece inspiration along with gorgeous eucalyptus swag on their sweetheart table while the cutest mini semi-naked wedding cake and delicious savory bites delighted everyone's taste buds. We especially love their fun green drink koozies for the casual chic celebration since it was the perfect detail for this laid-back, joy-filled crew!

Virginia Beach wedding ceremony on a boat
The Hunt Is Over inspired green wedding drink koozies
Bridal sandals for a waterside wedding
Wedding boat for ceremonies on the water
Relaxed braided bridal updo and natural makeup for a casual wedding
Wedding ceremony on a boat in Virginia Beach
Romantic wedding ceremony on a boat
Floral haircomb for bride
Casual suit for waterside wedding groom
Gorgeous loose braided updo for bride with floral hair comb
Rustic sweetheart table with eucalyptus and faux deer antlers
Bridesmaids in lavender dresses
Mini semi naked wedding cake with eucalyptus and antlers on a wood slab
Twine wrapped bottles with rustic wedding decor for centerpiece
Small bites menu for wedding reception
Romantic pier portraits for bride and groom at Lesner Inn in Virginia Beach

Photography: LeeYen Photography | Venue & Catering: Lesner Inn | Cake: Whipped up by Mimi | Florals: DIY by Family | Hair & Makeup: Darling and Dapper Studio | DJ: DJ Hollywood | Wedding Dress: Here & Now Bridal | Drink Koozies: The Drinking Buddy via Etsy | Film Lab: Boutique Film Lab

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