JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District Wedding

Elegant Wedding for 200 Guests

Posted by Blush Magazine Posted on March 14, 2022

Marlo thought she deleted her eHarmony account, but when another payment came out she decided to keep looking for another month. She found Arthur, and after their first date they knew their searches were over.

The Proposal

The next weekend they took a trip to Lake Louise so Marlo could see the famous blue waters, and a year and a half later Arthur asked her to marry him at the same beautiful location.

The Big Day

The couple wanted an indoor venue that had an industrial-chic feel and ample natural light. The JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District delivered on aesthetic and space for their 200 guests. As a huge Oilers fan, Arthur was thrilled to get married in the Wayne Gretzky Ballroom.

Marlo not only shared a first-look with Arthur, but she did one with her dad as well. She also had her grandfather walk her partway down the aisle, then her dad led her to her waiting groom. One of her bridesmaids didn’t get to have a formal wedding due to the pandemic, so Marlo surprised her with her own father-daughter dance and first dance with her husband during the reception.

Favourite Moments

Although Marlo and Arthur loved sharing their day with friends and family, their favourite moment was their ballroom reveal.  Elegant touches of black with gold accents and lush greenery suited the space beautifully, and the newlyweds shared a private dance together before welcoming guests into the room.

Engagement Ring Cut


First Dance

“Can’t Help Falling in Love”—Elvis Presley

Advice from the Newlyweds

“Make your dreams come true! Anything you’ve always wanted and pictured on your wedding day, do it. You only get one day to celebrate like this, surrounded by so much love. Plan for moments that are just for the two of you, whether it’s a room reveal or a first look. The day goes by so fast and you will cherish those intimate moments for a lifetime.”

Looking Forward to Most Now Being Married

Marlo and Arthur are excited to share every moment together knowing their best days are yet to come.


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Number of Guests: 200 | Location: Edmonton, AB | Ceremony Venue: JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District | Reception Venue: JW Marriott Edmonton ICE District | Marriage Officiant: Jeremy & Jennifer Blackwood | Planner: Sandra Bettina Weddings & Events | Design & Decor Coordinator: Sandra Bettina Weddings & Events | Cake: Brianne Gabrielle Cakes | Floral Design: Fabloomosity | Photographer: Nicole Ashley Photography | Videographer: TT Media Service Ltd. | Photo Booth: Happy Wife Happy Life | Rentals: Special Event Rentals; Exquisite Affairs | Dance Floor: Talent Productions | Stationery: Wedding Design by Anika | Music: Happy Wife Happy Life | Bridal Gown Boutique: Novelle Bridal Shop | Bridal Gown Designer: Watters Designs | Bridesmaids Boutique: Novelle Bridal Shop | Bridesmaid Designer: Theia Couture | Groom’s Suit/Tux Shop: Harry Rosen | Groom’s Suit/Tux Designer: Hugo Boss | Groomsmen Suit/Tux Shop: RW & Co | Groomsmen Suit/Tux Designer: RW & Co | Bridal Hair Stylist: Top Knot Hair | Bridal Make Up Artist: Glam Artistry | Bridesmaid(s) Hair Stylist: Top Knot Hair | Bridesmaid(s) Make Up Artist: Glam Artistry | Jeweler (Bride): Peoples Jewellers | Jeweler (Groom): Peoples Jewellers


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