Say I Do in Romantic Style at Virginia's Oldest Church

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 Smithfield, Virginia

Being America's First Region, we have some pretty amazing local wedding venues that harken back to our state's early beginnings, and one of those is Virginia's Oldest Church Building: Historic St. Luke's Church. Nestled in Smithfield, this beautiful building was established in the 17th century -- before America even won its independence! So when you have a total regional gem like St. Luke's as a location in which to exchange your wedding vows, that's just one memorable way to start a new marriage!

From ceremonies to cocktail hours to receptions, Historic St. Luke's can host a bevy of gatherings to celebrate all kinds of nuptials. Finding your happily ever after again? They especially love having "encore weddings" for those looking for the perfect to tie the knot in simple sophistication with their closest loved ones. Every style, faith/non-religious, and couple are welcome, but we particularly love the timeless rustic look with the church's exposed wooden beams and stained glass windows as seen in the styled wedding below!

Burgundy reds, dusty blues, with pops of mustard yellow highlight the classic muted tones of St. Luke's brickwork, woodwork, and even the expansive grounds. Florals cascade from the altar's wood sculpted templon while warm LED candles light the path to I Do. We adore everything there is about this special wedding spot in Hampton Roads, and for fellow history lovers, it's a must visit to continue the long history with your own love story.

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Textured wedding boutonniere with blue thistle and dark red orchid for a unique rustic look
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Yummy mini tomato soup shooters with tiny chic grilled cheese sandwiches for cocktail hour hors doeuvres
Bridesmaids in dusty blue dresses with burgundy red and mustard yellow flowers in bouquets
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VENDOR CREDITS
Venue: Historic St. Luke's Church | Photography & Videography: The Vacation Channel | Styling & Production: Chelsea LaVere for Tidewater and Tulle | Florals: Palette of Petals | Makeup: This Sunkissed Life | Hair: Hair by Emily Dami | Rentals: Hampton Roads Event Rentals | Wedding Attire: Truly Yours Bridal | Officiant: Just Married by Christina | Catering: The Twisted Fork | Lighting: Stage Right Lighting | Calligraphy: Jahara Scripts | Cake: Kadi Bakes

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