In my time writingÂ about Vegas weddings, I’veÂ occasionallyÂ heard about families who are not that supportive of the couple’s decision to host an untraditional or destination wedding. But today’s couple, Jessica and Jason? Jessica’s mother was fully on board with a Vegas elopement. To her, the proof was in the pudding: she herself had eloped and was married for 48 years!
Jessica and Jason’s Red Rock Canyon elopement was a mix of fun and romantic. The gorgeous venue at Calico Basin was down-to-earth, and in fact is a spot the couple has enjoyed hiking in the past. And driving out there in a sportscar kept itÂ fun and exciting and a little bit Vegas-y.
The couple paid tribute to Jessica’s parents’ marriage by replicating a photo taken at their 1966 elopement just ahead ofÂ going out toÂ protest President Johnsonâ€™s arrival in their town. Their wedding photo is of the two of them holding a â€œMake Love Not Warâ€ sign and their special flower has always been a yellow rose, a flower incorporated into Jessica and Jason’s floral details.
VENDOR + VENUE DETAILS :
OFFICIANT . The Mobile MinisterÂ / FLORAL . Gaia FlowersÂ / CAKE . Freed’s BakeryÂ / BRIDAL FASHION . dress – Nicole Miller, jewelry – Rent the Runway / HAIR . Robert Cromeans Salon / TRANSPORTATION . Corvette Stingray, Enterprise Exotics