chateau grande wedding

Chateau Grande Hotel Wedding. East Brunswick, NJ.

At the Chateau Grande Hotel in East Brunswick, NJ, Yvonne and Jimmy’s love story took center stage, proving that love knows no age. As a couple who’ve experienced life’s many adventures, their special day was a testament to enduring love, surrounded by generations of their family.

The warm and sunny weather reflected the brightness of the couple’s relationship. The intricate details of the hotel and the expansive lobby provided the perfect backdrop for capturing timeless moments. Every photograph told a story, highlighting Yvonne and Jimmy’s deep bond and the life they’ve built together.

Opting for the natural beauty of the outdoors, the ceremony took place behind the hotel. It was a touching scene, with the couple exchanging vows surrounded by their children, grandchildren, and close friends.

When it came to celebrating, Yvonne and Jimmy outshone everyone. With the DJ setting the perfect tempo, they danced with a vigor and joy that was contagious, leading the way and showing everyone how it’s done.

But beyond the lively dances and cheerful toasts, the highlight of the day was the overwhelming love and support from their family and friends. The presence of multiple generations added a layer of depth to the celebrations, making it a day to remember.

Yvonne and Jimmy’s wedding at the Chateau Grande Hotel was a golden celebration of love, life, and family. It was a day filled with laughter, tears, and memories that will be cherished for years to come.

From the bride and groom:

Venue: The Chateau Grande Hotel East Brunswick N.J.

Our wedding planner was: Hope Sedgwick

I got my dress from: LuLi’s Bridle Hillsborough N.J.

Shoes designed by: Ballroom dance shoes

The suit(s) was from: Tessuto Tuxedo Main St. Somerville N.J.

Hair by: Chase William Hair Studio Hillsborough N.J.

Make-up by: Kate Pumilia (niece to groom)

Flowers by: Back to Nature Basking Ridge N.J.

Entertainment by: Showoff Productions

Catering by: Chateau Grande Events by David Burke

Cake by: Vera Lepore Pastry Chef

Ceremony performed by: Pastor Joyce Phipps

What drew you to the venue and what was your favorite detail?

We just thought it was so elegant. And the food was more than 5 stars!

What was your favorite moment from your wedding?

Our Wedding Dance

What was the most special thing you experienced at your wedding?

Being with everyone we love

What was the best piece of advice you got before your wedding?

Just enjoy your day

How would you describe your wedding day?


What guest had the most fun at your wedding?

My new Mother-in-law

What was the biggest reason you chose Tom Harmon Photography to capture your big day?

When I found Tom Harmon I followed him on social media. I looked at so many beautiful wedding pictures. He captured such beautiful and creative shots that I had never seen before. I knew that I wanted Tom to capture our special day.


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