Real Aspen Wedding: Jenna and Thomas Married on the Mountaintop


Wedding Date: 07/07/2017
Bride and Groom: Jenna Bahl and Thomas Downes

Jenna and Tom reside in Corona Del Mar, CA. The bride is originally from Colorado and her husband is an accomplished skier and heli skier who picked Aspen as a destination venue for their wedding. Tom and Jenna have many special memories in Aspen which made it the perfect spot for their small wedding.

Read on to hear from the bride about their beautiful Aspen mountain wedding day.

Where did you have your ceremony?
The Little Nell’s Wedding Deck

How did you decide on this location?
When he was single, my husband spent time skiing in Aspen, a friend of his had a home there. I was born and raised in Colorado. Some of our best memories together are from our trips to Aspen.

Where did you have your reception?
Aspen Mountain Club followed by dinner at the Caribou Club

How did you decide on Aspen Mountain Club for your reception?
We wanted to make it seamless and have our guests feel comfortable eating and drinking while we had all of our photos taken.

What was the mood at your wedding?
Smiles everywhere. It was surreal and perfect.

What is your best memory?
Seeing my mother-in-law beaming with pride and happiness. I am so thankful for her.

Do you have any advice for a bride planning a destination wedding?
Our guests included our wedding party, their significant others and family only. Keep it small. We had a reception back in Newport Beach one week after we got married so we could celebrate with everyone who wasn’t at the wedding and it was perfect.

Aspen Wedding Vendors:

Rehearsal Dinner: Hotel Jerome (Also had a suite there for the duration of the wedding weekend)
Ceremony: Little Nell’s Wedding Deck

Reception:Aspen Mountains Club until 3:30. Dinner was at the Caribou Club

Photographer: Robin Proctor Photography

Florist:Carolyn’s Flowers

Music:Silver City Strings (string quartet)

Videographer:Silent James Films

Wedding Planner:Jane Floyd

September 29, 2017 |

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