We are so excited to share Kimberly and Fritz’s Chinese-inspired, Downtown Raleigh Wedding from this past March! Fate was definitely on their side the day these two met and their love story could not be anymore picture perfect! Who would have thought that a girl from North Carolina and a boy from Wisconsin would meet in China, fall in love and eventually get married here in her home town!? That’s just what happened to these two and we are so happy for them!
Kimberly and Fritz hosted their ceremony at the beautiful First Presbyterian Church in downtown Raleigh. Not only is this the family church for Kimberly, it’s also one of the oldest churches in Raleigh and is celebrating its 200th birthday this year! After the ceremony, guests were able to explore downtown Raleigh for a bit before heading to The State Club on NC State’s Centennial Campus. Since China was such an important part in Kimberly and Fritz’s relationship, they wanted to incorporate some Chinese details into the reception. The State Club was perfect for this! The red touches in the venue provided a beautiful backdrop for hosting the reception.
After dinner and some dancing, guests were surprised with a Chinese Troupe Dance! The drum set the stage with its entrance, and a life-sized Chinese dog followed behind! The troupe performed a skit involving Kimberly and Fritz. It made for great pictures and tons of laughter. After the troupe performance, Empty Pocket filled the room with music until the end of the night. They had all the guests on the dance floor and Kimberly and some of her girls even got on the mic!
It was such a wonderful night and we are so thankful that Kimberly, Fritz, and their families allowed us to be part of it all!
Thank you to the talented Griffin Hart Davis for capturing these amazing images!
Thank you to the team of amazing vendors that made their day perfect!
Ceremony Venue – First Presbyterian Church Raleigh
Reception Venue – The State Club
Photographer – Griffin Hart Davis
Florist – Watered Garden
Cake – Susan Ellis
Band – Empty Pocket
Lighting – Simpsound
Dragon Dancers – Wen-Yih
Transportation – White Horse/Raleigh Trolley